Amazon A+ Content for Authors

Amazon A+ Content for Authors

2021 has been a huge year for changes at Amazon for authors. We’re all still feeling our way around Kindle Vella, and now they’re rolling out the new-to-us Amazon A+ Content program. It’s all part of some changes that should help authors – especially indie authors – boost their bottom line and have a lot more control over their presence and revenue streams on the site. Let’s explore what’s available with Amazon A+ Content for Authors.

Front and Back Matter for a Book – they Matter!

Front and Back Matter for a Book – they Matter!

Front and Back Matter Do you know and understand what you need for the front and back matter of your book? What are the different elements that you need to include and where? What you have in the front and back matter of your book are important. If you’re hoping...
Should I Enroll My Book in KDP Select?

Should I Enroll My Book in KDP Select?

As a new author, should you be putting your book on KDP select? First… what IS KDP select? If you’re a first-time author, you might know nothing about it. Let’s start with the basics. KDP is Kindle Direct Publishing. It’s the platform that...

Tutorial for publishing your book on IngramSpark

Publishing through CreateSpace is hands down the fastest way to get your book on Amazon. But it’s not the only POD (Print on Demand) solution for indie authors, and it’s not going to help you get into indie bookstores, local retailers, and libraries. The...
To self-publish or not?

To self-publish or not?

I recently received this question in response to one of the emails in my free 30-day writing challenge. And since I get the question SO much, I figured it was worth a blog post: Which is better? Self-publishing or traditional publishers? Can you share your pros and...