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OK, so you have now uploaded your ebook to sell on the Amazon Kindle store.

Now what?

Well, I have suggested on a few occasions already that you need to sign up to KDP select to give your book a boost, after you have enrolled in KDP you can then choose the option that Amazon provide to you where you can promote your book for 5 days days using their free promotion offer, basically you give your book away for free for up to 5 days.

You need to do more though, you need to really get you book noticed and pushed up the free download charts, you need to get as many downloads as possible.


Well, the higher up the free charts you go the more likely you will actually sell copies of your book when the free promo period ends and the book reverts back to being paid for only.

Amazon does a great job of promoting your book when you enroll in KDP select and then choose the 5 day free promo option, but you need to do more to help encourage downloads.

You need eyes on your book and then fingers clicking on the download button as often as possible.


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I am always logging into my KDP account to keep an eye on the sales of my ebooks, perhaps a bit to often…it can become an obsession if you let it so I decided to allow myself to look at my sales records only once a week as I felt I was perhaps wasting a bit to much time on the matter.

I then discovered an app which I installed on my phone called “Afterword” , this now means that I do not need to turn on my PC, log in etc. I simply open the app and hit refresh icon and it informs me of my sales for the current month.

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I have created a YouTube channel and the aim will be to share as much information as possible on all things related to writing ebooks, kindle etc.

I thought about a way that I would like to have been able to find this information, a YouTube channel offering ebook advice?   Yes, please!

All the videos will be short and straight to the point, I will be trying to breakdown the subject matter into as much detail as possible to really make it easy to follow the information that I am presenting.

Basically I want to make it as easy as possible for the viewer to understand everything about:

*KDP select

*Author central

*Writing ebooks

*Creating an author website

*Promotion ideas and techniques

And lots more!

If you have any ideas or suggestions on a subject related to ebooks, kindle etc. that I could create a video on then please let me know by leaving a comment or perhaps you could send me an email on

My aim would be to have at least 50 videos uploaded within the next couple of months.

I really want the viewer to learn from my mistakes and by hopefully watching a few of the videos it might just make their lives a bit easier.

Any suggestions would be much appreciated.

You can subscribe to my YouTube channel here:


Believe in yourself,

Jamie Hill

I get a lot of questions asking me how to remove an ebook from KDP select, this video should help answer the question.

It is easy to enrol your ebook in to the KDP select programme but how about removing it?

I have put together a quick video showing you how easy it is to remove your ebook from KDP select when the 90 day agreement is up for renewal.

If you do not “un-tick” the box you will automatically be enrolled again for another 90 days.