Have you recently received a bizarre request from a friend to review their book or a book of a common friend on Amazon Kindle? Well this might not be the only request you will receive! Amazon is no newbie as far as online publishing industry goes; in fact it is one of the pioneers of the field. Keeping up the tradition, Amazon has launched a new project called KDP or Kindle Direct Publishing that allows self-publishing authors and amateurs to publish their books on Amazon’s Kindle platform and inturn get paid for it. It is not as simple as it sounds but one thing is for sure that you would be receiving many more requests for book reviews soon.
Why so much attention?
You might be wondering why all this uproar, over a simple program, and Why all Amazon authors hope you will do a review of their book! The answer is simple, to get noticed. Amazon’s Kindle is one of the most popular eBook reading platforms across the globe, in other words it offers great audience for authors; be it established or new ones alike. And if you are a new author planning to market your book among the likes of the greats, then you need something extra that might work for you. In case of KDP program, it turns out that distinguishing factor is book review.
How does it work?
KDP works on simple idea of providing a platform to new authors to publish their books and make them available to larger audience than the authors can get on their own. So […]
Originally posted 2013-07-25 07:30:17.