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Kindle Publishing Mastery - On Researching Your Genre, Writing Great Copy and Publishing Your eBook

David ✏ Ault, The Writer Teacher

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27 Videos (56m)
    • An Introduction to the Course

      3:50
    • An Introduction to Researching

      0:53
    • Researching the Categories and Sub-Categories in Your Niche or Sub-Genre

      2:15
    • Researching the Best-Selling Books in Your Niche or Sub-Genre

      1:55
    • Researching the Best-Selling Authors in Your Niche or Sub-Genre

      2:08
    • Researching the Best Keyword Phrases for Your Book

      1:42
    • Researching Keyword Phrases Using the Amazon Search Box

      3:13
    • An Introduction to Copywriting

      1:07
    • Writing the Title of Your Book

      1:21
    • Writing the Sub-Title of Your Book

      0:42
    • Writing a Tagline for Your Book

      0:47
    • Writing a Description for Your Book

      3:54
    • An Introduction to Kindle Publishing

      1:38
    • Step One: Enter Your Book Details

      2:30
    • Step Two: Enter a Description for Your Book

      3:49
    • Step Three: Using HTML in Your Description

      2:11
    • Step Four: Incorporating Keyword Phrases into Your Description

      1:30
    • Step Five: Adding Book Contributors and Verifying Publishing Rights

      1:08
    • Step Six: Target Your Book to the Customers

      1:59
    • Step Seven: Selecting Your Book Release Option and Uploading Your Book

      1:57
    • Step Eight: The Rights and Pricing of Your Book

      3:51
    • Step Nine: Kindle Match Book, Kindle Book Learning and Publishing Your Book

      1:45
    • A Word on Exclusivity

      2:42
    • The Advantages of KDP Select

      2:37
    • The Disadvantages of KDP Select

      1:25
    • Why New Authors Should Choose KDP Select

      1:20
    • Why Established Authors Should Distribute Wide

      2:12

About This Class

In this Kindle Publishing course for self-published authors, I will show you the steps you need to take in order to successfully publish your book on Amazon, through Kindle Direct Publishing.

You will learn how to Research the elements that make up a bestselling book in your niche or genre and then how to Write effective copy that will hook readers and entice them to buy your book.

You will learn step-by-step how to actually Publish your ebook through KDP and also whether or not you should Distribute your book exclusively within KDP Select.


Research the Bestselling Authors and Books in Your Particular Niche or Genre

Are there certain authors in your niche or genre that seem to be amongst the bestsellers, time and time again?

Perhaps they have a huge following or just write incredible books, but the chances are that there are a number of things that you can learn from both them and their books.

In the section on Researching, you will discover:

  • How to dissect the elements that make up a bestselling book in your niche or genre
  • How to mirror what the bestselling authors do to create a description that sells
  • How to choose the best two sub-categories for your book
  • How to research keyword phrases for your book, WITHOUT having to pay for expensive software

 

Write Compelling Copy that Will Sell Your Book on its Amazon's Sales Page

You may well have written your book, but that doesn't mean you still don't have some more writing to do. This particular type of writing is totally different to the creative writing you have been doing up until this point. And requires a totally different skill set.

In the section on Copywriting, you will learn:

  • How to write a good title for your book
  • What your sub-title should incorporate
  • What your book’s tagline should try to achieve
  • How to write a description for your book that will pique the reader’s interest

An Over-the-shoulder Look At How To Publish a Book on the Amazon Kindle Store

Once you have researched the ideal categories and keywords for your book and have also written the perfect copy, the next stage is, of course, to actually go onto KDP and publish your book.

And I thought the best way to show you how to do this was to take you step-by-step through the Kindle Publishing process.

In the section on Publishing To KDP, you will learn

  • How to enter your book details
  • How to expand on the book description you have written and create a description for your Amazon Sales Page
  • How to set up your book’s pricing
  • How to incorporate your keyword phrases
  • How to use HTML so that your book stands out from the crowd

 

Is Exclusivity the Correct Choice For You?

Before you click on that Publish button, you still have a very important decision to make, namely whether to place your book exclusively with KDP Select.

And in the section on Selecting, you will find out:

  • The advantages of KDP Select
  • The disadvantages of KDP Select
  • And when an author should or should not go exclusive

At the end of each section of the course, I have included:

  • a Quiz - to test your knowledge of what you have just learned
  • a PDF - with links to the resources and tools mentioned in the section, as well as some further reading on the topic.
  • a Task Sheet - which sets out a number of tasks for you to complete in order to practice what you have learned.

And by completing the quizzes, the extra reading material and the tasks I have set, I believe you will take even more from the course than if you just sit and watch it, so I highly recommend that you do so.

By the end of this Kindle Publishing course, you will have all the elements correctly in place to successfully publish your ebook on Amazon.

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David ✏ Ault

The Writer Teacher

Currently, on the How To Publish An eBook website, I am giving away a FREE online course for anyone who is interested in making a living (or at least a part-time income) from self-publishing.

I also teach classes about course creation, online learning platforms and teaching, and recently, I launched the Writer Teacher Facebook Group as a place where self-published authors and online teachers can hang out to discuss how to make a significant income from your writing through the ...

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