Self Publish Your Book on Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Select trim sizes, download templates &  format the book according to the requirements of Amazon KDP

Set up an Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing account & explore payment and tax requirements

Optimize the listing with keyword research tools and explore trademarks & copyright protection

1.5 hours
Beginner
No download needed
Split-screen video
English
Desktop only

In this 1.5-hour long project, you will be self-publishing a paperback book on Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing. You will be guided through the entire process of selecting a trim size, downloading a template, formatting the book according to the requirements of Amazon KDP, creating a book cover using the Cover Creator tool, setting up an Amazon KDP account and then publishing the book on Amazon KDP. We will also discuss keyword research & category selection to ensure your book appears on the search result. We will also be discussing the best practices to follow while choosing a Title and Pen name to avoid trademarks and copyright issues in the future. You will also be guided to handle tax and banking requirements while setting up a KDP account. By the end of this project, you will be confident in self-publishing any book through Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing.

Skills you will develop

  • self publishing

  • book publishing

  • formatting the book

  • Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing

  • book cover design

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Uploading book manuscript to Google Docs

  2. Templates & Trim sizes

  3. Fundamentals of formatting a book

  4. Applying for Amazon KDP account

  5. Publishing the book: Title, Author name & Description

  6. Publishing the book: Keyword research & Category selection

  7. Cover creation & Print options

  8. Publishing the book: Preview, Pricing & Distribution

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

Frequently Asked Questions

By purchasing a Guided Project, you'll get everything you need to complete the Guided Project including access to a cloud desktop workspace through your web browser that contains the files and software you need to get started, plus step-by-step video instruction from a subject matter expert.

Because your workspace contains a cloud desktop that is sized for a laptop or desktop computer, Guided Projects are not available on your mobile device.

Guided Project instructors are subject matter experts who have experience in the skill, tool or domain of their project and are passionate about sharing their knowledge to impact millions of learners around the world.

You can download and keep any of your created files from the Guided Project. To do so, you can use the “File Browser” feature while you are accessing your cloud desktop.

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At the top of the page, you can press on the experience level for this Guided Project to view any knowledge prerequisites. For every level of Guided Project, your instructor will walk you through step-by-step.

Yes, everything you need to complete your Guided Project will be available in a cloud desktop that is available in your browser.

You'll learn by doing through completing tasks in a split-screen environment directly in your browser. On the left side of the screen, you'll complete the task in your workspace. On the right side of the screen, you'll watch an instructor walk you through the project, step-by-step.