With Kindle DP just about anyone can upload an eBook and have it on sale in the Amazon Kindle Store within 24 hours. Demand for the Kindle device is rising – and Kindle eBooks are now outselling paperback and hardback books combined.
As with everything you’ve got the ‘scammers’ and ‘get rich quick’ crowd trying to muscle in. I wrote a post about this back in May:
That post led to an interview by a Reuters journalist. Which led to an article that got worldwide syndication talking about people who were creating low quality eBooks out of unedited PLR content. Fortunately Amazon has now closed that loophole.
But Kindle DP remains a revolutionary publishing platform – and earlier this year it really came to my attention when a self-published guy called John Locke sold his millionth Kindle eBook. He also released an eBook called How I Sold A Million eBooks in 5 Months.
And then my buddy Sean Platt – who blogs at www.ghostwriterdad.com – came out with his own variation of creating a fiction based business using Kindle. His model is really elegant – and I really like it. [Read more…]