To take advantage of Amazon Author Page internal marketing, Self Publishers need to understand the author page rules for books and ebooks.
An elusive and little understood feature. I could find no answers on how to implement Kindle XRAY from an Authors perspective. And this is probably why…
When you are angry with someone, you probably stop talking to them, right? But what if you worked for the same company and didn’t share or communicate information? Thus is the relationship between KDP and Author Central (and Create Space as well). Here’s a good (and nicer Post) on the same issue: http://www.betterbooktools.com/amazon-removes-html-author-central/ If this […]
There have been a couple changes to Amazon including Kindle cover requirements, book descriptions and sales reports. Kindle Cover In August, I noticed that Kindle required uploaded Kindle covers to be at least 1000 pixels on the long side. I recently updated my eBook Formatting and Publishing Guide, and was required to upload a properly […]
An out-of-the-box ebook marketing idea: Did you know that Amazon’s Kindle X-ray Feature allows the ebook reader to easily find content, chapters and locations mentioning concepts, places or ideas, as well as characters and places in your ebook. It even allows readers to explore author biographies and obtain additional background information as well as provide related content from Shelfari, Wikipedia and Youtube?
Author Central Marketing: There are many titles published in both Kindle and POD, but several do not show this critical detail on the Product Page. Because of this, you could be losing potential customers and sales.
Many authors don’t take advantage of or are not even aware that Amazon provides a free author page (Author Central), not just on their .com site, but on their International sites as well.