"John Locke, 60, who publishes and promotes his own work, enjoys sales figures close to such literary luminaries as Stieg Larsson, James Patterson and Michael Connelly. Selling a copy every seven seconds and making him only the eighth author in history to sell a million copies on Amazon's Kindle – a milestone he passed this week. He was the first to do it using their Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP)."
The Telegraph, 21 June 2011.
If you already know the benefits of having your book available on the Kindle, skip straight to the Kindle formatting service packages. If you're not sure whether you want your book on the Kindle, please read on...
As an aspiring author, you have the following options available to get published:
It's a fact that the Kindle is enjoying tremendous success, and is growing in popularity practically on a day-to-day basis.
You may have seen Amazon announce that Kindle ebooks are now out-selling all other book formats on Amazon.com. For every 100 printed books sold on Amazon, they’re selling 105 ebooks.
Traditional published authors are turning more and more to the Kindle, converting their books to this format. Authors like Seth Godin, Danielle Steele, John Locke, etc.
Although the conversion to the Kindle format is not difficult, it can be time consuming, and there are a few tricks you should be aware of. If you don't have the knowledge or time to do your own Kindle conversion, a Kindle conversion service can be useful and cost-effective.
Word to Kindle. Send us your Word (or OpenOffice) file. We format it to the Kindle requirements and upload your file to your existing Amazon Digital Text Platform account* (you can open your free account, and send us your login details and we'll upload the file on your behalf). From $1.75 per page.
PDF to Kindle. Send us your PDF file. We first convert your PDF to Word and then we format it to the Kindle requirements and upload your file to your existing Amazon Digital Text Platform account* (you can open your free account, and send us your login details and we'll upload the file on your behalf). From $1.99 per page.
* We are not allowed to open an Amazon Digital Text Platform account on your behalf.
Email your choice of package and relevant file to the following email address (with Kindle 1 in the subject line):