The first version of the Amazon Kindle sold out in just over five hours, and late last year, Amazon announced that, for the first time ever, ebook sales surpassed that of paperback books.
Gary McLaren April 12, Writing Ebooks and the Kindle If you want to be a successful ebook author then you should really have a good understanding of the Kindle ebook reader and of how to publish Kindle ebooks.
More ebooks are being read today on Kindles than on any other ebook reader. What is the Kindle? This ebook reader is made by Amazon and can store as many as 3, books. The screen on the latest Kindles simulates real paper as closely as possible using E Ink Pearl technology.
You can even read a Kindle screen in bright sunlight. The Kindle is also environmentally friendly. In addition to saving paper and all those trees, they use precious little power. A single charge can last for weeks.
Experimental features on the newest Kindles Kindle 3 include Text-to-Speech your Kindle will read aloud to youlistening to music, and browsing the web with a very basic web browser. They are almost the same model with one important difference: The Kindle Wi-Fi can connect to the Internet via any accessible Wi-Fi hotspot, for example at your local cafe or library.
That means you can connect from almost anywhere as long as there is suitable 3G coverage in your location. By extension that also give you free Internet access via 3G using the Kindle browser.
Apart from the environmental benefits and accessibility you really should be familiar with this technology. With Kindle for PC you can browse the Kindle Storepurchase — or even download for free — some Kindle ebooks, and read them on your PC screen instead of a real Kindle. How Do You Write for the Kindle?
Writing ebooks for the Kindle is not any different to writing a book or ebook for any other platform except that you should give special consideration to formatting your manuscript. Indentations, bold characters, italics and headings, are all fine, as these will translate into your Kindle book.
It is a good idea to create two versions of your manuscript. We intend to cover the conversion process including complications with PDFs in another article soon. Visit the Kindle product page to learn more.Self-publish eBooks and paperbacks for free with Kindle Direct Publishing, and reach millions of readers on Amazon.
Get to market fast. Publishing takes less than 5 minutes and your book appears on Kindle stores worldwide within hours.
Jul 10, · How to Write Your First eBook In this Article: Article Summary eBook Help Writing Your eBook Publishing Your eBook Community Q&A Whether you have useful advice to sell, or just want your voice to be heard, putting your words in an eBook (electronic book) and selling virtual copies of it online is an effective, low-cost way to self-publish%().
I wrote it in a few days, which is possible when you write about a subject you know and love, and then published it on Amazon's Kindle Direct Publishing platform (KDP), along with a few other ebooks I had written. Having once self-published a print book for $, I liked the zero-cost aspect of going this route.
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Make changes to your books at any time. Get to market fast: Set up your book in minutes, and it will appear on Kindle stores worldwide. If you're an Ebook Author who wants to know the secrets of Ebook Marketing, Ebook Writing, and ebook publishing, then you're about to discover how to get your own profitable, money-making ebook right now!
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