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Announcement: KDP's Paperback Publishing (Beta)
Posted By: kdpadmin
Created in: System: Global Announcement
Status: Expired
Posted: Feb 14, 2017 7:49 AM

You can now publish paperbacks with KDP’s new beta feature.

Publishing a paperback can help you reach new readers. KDP prints your book on demand and subtracts your printing costs from your royalties, so you don't have to pay any costs upfront or carry any inventory. You can use the KDP website in English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Portuguese or Dutch. KDP automatically updates your title metadata based on information (book description, categories, keywords) you’ve already provided when setting up your eBook and vice versa. It also enables you to receive consolidated royalty payments for paperback and eBook sales. You can view combined reports and manage your print and eBook publishing from one website.

Benefits of publishing paperbacks with KDP include:

· Reach paperback readers through Amazon websites in the US, Europe (,,,,, and Japan (

· Earn up to 60% royalties on the list price you set, minus printing costs.

We'll add more print features in the future, including the ability to order proofs and author (wholesale) copies at cost, and expanded distribution to bookstores.

Learn more about using the beta to publish paperbacks on KDP.

KDP’s paperback previewer uses the Adobe Flash Player plug-in. You can download and install the latest version of Adobe Flash Player here.

If you’ve previously installed Adobe Flash Player and the previewer still does not work, you may need to update or enable it for your browser.

Best Regards,

The Kindle Direct Publishing Team