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KDP Journey as a Non-Writer

Discussion in 'My Journey Discussions' started by M4XW3LL, Jul 26, 2019.

  1. hunlion

    hunlion Junior Member

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    following , I am working on Kdp too and I have sold books but not enough
     
  2. PredatorKingdom

    PredatorKingdom Regular Member

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    Yeah, the rules are not the same for ebooks and paperbacks. Ebooks can be 1 page and that's it but paperback has to be 24 minimum.

    I definitely understand them taking longer because of spammers and it does actually benefit us anyways because it takes a full week sometimes 10 days or so to become findable in the search engines so regardless if the review process too a week or shorter we should all be getting our stuff in as soon as possible for sure.
     
  3. Sparkle Six

    Sparkle Six Newbie

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    Hello, how do you make research for puzzle books and crossword?
     
  4. Fingerling

    Fingerling Regular Member

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    Nice thread. I started low content in January I made about $25 and in February I made about $37. I have just under 300 book up in several niches.

    Again great thread.
     
  5. seolaptop

    seolaptop Power Member

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    Hello. This is great thread.
    Because this is non-writer book, so I have a question:

    1. Which software you used to create bulk of :
    notebooks
    comics
    journals
    coloring books
    crosswords
    puzzles

    Thanks
     
  6. Fingerling

    Fingerling Regular Member

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    I don't use software to create bulk, I create about 35 - 65 books to upload at one time. I do use tangent templates to help upload but it only fills out the first page on kdp, you have to fill out the remaining pages.
     
  7. philraymond

    philraymond Newbie

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    Awesome journey i will follow :)
     
  8. Dina030

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    Hi , there is any free tool to spy on niche amazon kdp?
     
  9. Dina030

    Dina030 Newbie

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    Please anyone answer me here or in private , how we can get reviews or previews I mean number of stars on Amazon kdp
     
  10. Madjid13013

    Madjid13013 Newbie

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    I'm following this journey ans I just uploaded my first notebook yesterday
     
  11. hunlion

    hunlion Junior Member

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    Only if someone bought your book and he/she likes it they might leave a review
     
  12. HustleTong

    HustleTong Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Badly want to start writing. Confused with niches:(
     
  13. M4XW3LL

    M4XW3LL Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    If you go through the journey you'll see that this is not really about writing. It's more about creating planners, activity books, blank notebooks, recipe books, sketchbooks, organizers, logbooks, etc.
     
  14. RZ13

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    @M4XW3LL How are you doing nowadays with KDP? You stopped reporting, but curious how the sales are, since you put quite some effort in it
     
  15. M4XW3LL

    M4XW3LL Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I've stopped updating the thread since there wasn't much interest in following my journey.

    I passed $1k/mo in February, got a few good sellers during valentine's day.
    Sales are now about 25% down due to the pandemic situation, since Amazon is giving priority to essential items.
     
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  16. hamlak

    hamlak Newbie

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    Pls start updating again as there is much interest in your thread. They are many people you are inspiring who may not post or comment.

    Personally I have been checking this thread regularly. Even yesterday I checked and there was no update from you. I checked this morning and behold I saw your latest update. Thanks for that.

    I find your journey so inspiring. I am about following your steps and have just bought the Puzzle maker.

    Thanks a lot and pls start updating again.
     
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    OP, you do a great job. 1K/m is good. Please keep updating.
    Following your journey, created 2 books months ago for fun, earned like 2 dollars:D
    I plan to spend more time learning this.
     
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    zerohour Registered Member

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    don't stop updating your thread
    followed and i have some questions
    what starategie or how you find keywords for your ebooks?
    any updates
     
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    Hi Guys i am really enjoying this thread, i am asking where i can find free pictures for my coloring book ? And what's the best strategy to let your book well ranked ?
     
  20. hamlak

    hamlak Newbie

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    I use this site. Others may know more. Let's answer and keep this thread open sine the OP has abandoned it.

    https://pixabay.com/

    I don't know how to rank the books. Maybe someone can answer that.