Last fall we published – for the first time print books in the German language via the printing arm of KDP. We were very lucky as the books were in German, and intended for readers in Europe. The language and the country for which the books were mostly intended for are supported by KDP. That’s not the case in some other countries: . Languages Authors and publishers can upload and sell books with content and metadata written in the languages listed here: . Distribution – Orders Amazon’s KDP Print doesn’t currently support several paperback distributions, for example to Amazon.com.au, Amazon.com.br, or Amazon.nl. Australian users can place orders from Amazon.com or Amazon.co.uk. Portuguese language users can place orders from Amazon.com. Dutch language users can place orders from Amazon.de. . Other Requirements: Let your lay-outer, e-book formatter, and cover designer know about the Amazon specifics, such as trim sizes. They are varying slightly from those of CreateSpace for example. The most common trim size for paperbacks in the U.S. is 6″ x 9″ (15.24 x 22.86 cm), this will be displayed as the default option when you access the “Print Options” from the Paperback Content section of
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Excellent post from Chris McMullen about the opportunity to advertise on Amazon through KDP Amazon Marketing Services
ADVERTISE ON AMAZON
There is a new opportunity available to advertise your book on Amazon.
How would you like to advertise your book directly on Amazon.com?
That would be cool, huh?
What if you could do this on a modest budget?
Well, now you can:
- minimum campaign budget is $100
- minimum bid is 2 cents
- pay per click
But there’s a catch:
It’s only open to KDP Select authors.
I think it’s a nice benefit for enrolling in KDP Select, on top of current benefits like Kindle Unlimited.
So if you bid 2 cents, a campaign budget of $100 can net you 5000 clicks.
Higher bids are more likely to result in advertisements being shown and result in clicks. But then you get fewer clicks for your money, also.
I like that the charge is per click. You’re not charged when people see…
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