Learn Self-Publishing Fundamentals Fast
Self-publishing on Amazon is easy. The challenges lie in getting lost in the detail and not being able to see the wood for the trees.
Fast Track Learning Curve
In essence you
- Create a file for the manuscript
- Create a file for the book cover
- List your book on Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing(KDP)
A method for fast-tracking your learning curve for understanding the steps involved in self-publishing a book on Amazon is to create a short read Kindle eBook on Amazon and then complete the project within 30 days or less.
The preparation of the manuscript involves having it edited and formatted. It is then uploaded to your KDP account.
The easiest way to create a book cover is to use the FREE KDP Cover Creator. List your eBook on KDP by simply following the prompts, and then hit the Publish button.
If you take on this challenge your learning curve will increase dramatically. And once you’ve done this for the first time, the next time around is easy.
You’ll quickly become a veteran.
Speed Up The Learning Curve
If you want to speed up your self-publishing learning curve even more consider publishing a low content book?
Don’t assume that when someone talks about books, you think of a book in terms of written content. You associate a book with having text.
But what about books with minimal text or no text?
Low Content Books
The low book content industry is popular and it is a thriving business model for many self-publishers.
Those wanting to earn an income from book publishing are benefiting from creating low content books because they require minimal to zero original written content.
They include publications like:
- Guest books
- Colouring books
- Word games and puzzles
- Prompt books
- Activity books
- Children’s books
Low content books are:
- Quick and easy to create
- You get a lot of experience in self-publishing fast
- You learn the art of creating book covers that convert
- Develop mastery of all the fundamentals for successful selling: market research, title, keywords, categories, book description
Thousands of self-publishers have joined the low content book niche. Jumping onto this bandwagon creators have pumped out millions of publications to the extent that they have possibly even saturated the market with low-quality journals.
If you want to speed up your mastery of self-publishing on Amazon then experiment with publishing low content books. They are a fantastic stepping stone to self-publishing your mainstream books.
- Low content books are fast and easy to make
- Learn what’s involved in the self-publishing process
- Build your confidence
Start with Journals
If you decide to dig deeper into the low content book industry you might start with notebooks or journals. After developing mastery here then experiment with more complex interiors like colouring books, logbooks, daily planners, or children’s books.
Publishing low content books, particularly ones like notebooks and journals, is a way of doing your self-publishing apprenticeship.
Quickly learn the fundamentals of self-publishing and apply these to publishing your own mainstream books.
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