Free Kindle Publishing Tips

 Kindle Publishing has taken the Publishing world by storm causing publishing houses to change their business models in order to remain profitable. Recent reports show ebooks are outselling print books two to one. Writers having received countless rejections from major publishing houses are now beginning to experience breakthrough success. Some virtually unknown authors like Amanda Hocking, used the Kindle Direct Publishing platform and went from selling a few hundred books per month to averaging over 100,000 books per month!   So how can you ride the Kindle Publishing wave and create a residual income?

1. Develop the solution to a problem or provide valuable and needed information to a hungry audience
2. Define that hungry audience
3. Write good compelling content to your audience
4. Format your book for Kindle and upload
5. Market, market, market your book

Before you complete your book:
  1. Go here to download your free, official Amazon Kindle guide: Building Your Book for Kindle for help on formatting your book.
  2. Also, make sure you to enroll your Kindle books in Kindle Select where you can offer your ebook for free, and allow lending and borrowing of your book.
  3. At the end of your ebook add the following: If you’d like free updates on events and book releases please email me at with the subject lineFREE UPDATES”.
  4. Another excellent guide to Kindle Publishing is Mike Alvear's book on Make a Killing on Kindle Without Blogging, Facebook and Twitter: The Guerilla Marketer's Guide to Selling Your Ebooks on Amazon
  6. A Newbie's Guide to Publishing by J.A.Konrath
  7. John Locke's How I Sold 1 Million eBooks in 5 Months
If you need a step-by-step proven system to help you get started with Kindle click here:

Marketing Your Kindle eBook
There are hundreds of ways to promote your Kindle ebook. Here are a few and I'll keep updating the list as I discover more marketing tips:
  • Start a blog
  • Register it with google:
  • Add social media widgets to your blog
  • Create an Amazon Associate account and add your amazon book widget to your blog
  • Create SEO-optimized articles around your book's content
  • Become a guest blogger on other blogs
  • Host guest bloggers on your blog
  • Leave comments on other blogs with your blog's url
  • Create an Amazon Author page on Amazon's Author Central
  • Amazon Author Central: Add your blog and social media accounts
  • Amazon Author Central: Add your bio, from the Author editorial review and promote your free days on upcoming events
  • Promote your Kindle ebook for free on Bookbaby's Facebook page
  • Book Marketing & Selling Tips for Authors-Join Author Marketing Club to promote your book for free on their daily email list
  • Create an Author page on
  • Create a Facebook Author page, invite friends and add your free promo days to the events, add your Amazon Author url to your profile
  • Link your Facebook Author page to your Twitter account
  • Create a Twitter Account and add your Amazon author page url to your profile
  • Create a free Social Oomph account, add your social media accounts to publish posts to your social media accounts
  • Use Social Oomph to create an automatic direct message every time someone follows you on Twitter that contains a welcome message, your facebook account name and url
  • Create a book trailer and upload to Youtube
  • Register your blog to Kindle publishing
  • Write 2 or more books and Amazon will promote your book to customers that have bought one of your ebooks in the "Customers Who Bought This Also Bought...
  • Find free press release sites
  • Find free ad sites
  • Add tags to your Amazon ebook
  • Write SEO optimized articles on,
  • Make business cards with your Kindle ebook cover on the front and your contact info on back including your social media accounts
  • Do reviews of other books in your genre on Amazon
  • Pin your Amazon author page, blog to Pinterest
  • Create a book trailer

A List of Helpful Websites: (under construction- more to come soon)
Publishing and Marketing Tips from Successful Authors:
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