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Amazon Can Penalize Authors For Pirated Ebooks

Amazon Can Penalize Authors Because Of Ebook Piracy

Enrolling ebooks in KDP Select is popular. But Amazon can penalize authors if it finds a breach of its exclusivity agreement because of pirated ebooks. There is no ebook exclusivity with standard Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP). It is only when ebook authors choose to enroll in KDP Select that the exclusive selling provisions apply. When…

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Ebook To Audiobook With AI Narration

The Ebook To An Audiobook With AI Narration Is Coming

Here comes a game changer in self-publishing. Ebook to audiobook production using AI or digital narration is starting. While it’s early days yet, Apple and Google are now offering AI (artificial intelligence) narration for ebooks. For self-publishing authors, it will make a massive difference in how they publish their books. The big question is if…

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Shipping Costs For Proof And Author Copies On KDP

Beware When You Order Proof And Author Copies On KDP

When you self-publish a new book on Amazon, you can order proof and author copies on KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing). Proof copies are essential to check your new print-on-demand paperback or hardcover book before publishing. But author copies are optional. However, if you want copies of your book to sign, use at book fairs, or…

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Can You Publish A Kindle Ebook In Color

Can You Publish A Kindle Ebook In Color? Yes, You Can

You can publish an ebook in color with any self-publishing service. But because Kindle reading devices only render in black and white and grayscale, many authors overlook the idea when publishing with Amazon KDP. It’s a missed opportunity as there are many more ebook reading devices besides Kindles. All authors try to ensure their book…

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