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adelaide73

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Changes after publication
Posted: Apr 3, 2011 12:09 PM
 
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Hello,

Does anyone know if your book's URL will change if you make changes to your book and it has to be republished? I'm guessing that it does change but I wanted to make sure because I recently started a blog (http://seolikeapro.wordpress.com/) and I have a couple of links to the book on it.

My book is SEO like a PRO - The Beginner's Guide to Search Engine Optimization and the URL is http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004TMLZQS.

I want to make sure I won't be directing people to the wrong place if I decide to make a couple of changes down the road.

Thanks so much!
jtbigtoad

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Re: Changes after publication
Posted: Apr 3, 2011 12:26 PM   in response to: adelaide73 in response to: adelaide73
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Fear not,

Your book's URL will not change! Its location in the Kindle store will remain fixed and any links you have to it will remain the same no matter how many times you republish it –

That is one reason why it takes so long to republish.

All of the stuff that goes with your book gets replaced one piece at a time every time you republish. If you do not change the item you cannot tell that it was removed and replaced.

Incidentally, a trick you can use to access both the US and UK site is to modify the books URL like this:

Your book's URL in the US is this:

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004TMLZQS

If you go in and delete the M in .com and replace it with a.UK like this:

http://www.amazon.co.UK/dp/B004TMLZQS

You get your book's UK Kindle store address! (Of course you don't have to use capital letters!)

JT

;)
adelaide73

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Re: Changes after publication
Posted: Apr 3, 2011 12:30 PM   in response to: jtbigtoad in response to: jtbigtoad
 
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Hi JT,

Thank you for your reply.

Much appreciated :)
notjohn

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Re: Changes after publication
Posted: Apr 3, 2011 1:10 PM   in response to: adelaide73 in response to: adelaide73
 
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[i]
Does anyone know if your book's URL will change if you make changes to your book and it has to be republished? [/i]

Note that you must not "unpublish" your book and then upload a new one, or exactly what you predict will happen.

You must choose Actions (far over on the right) on your existing title on your Bookshelf, then Edit Book Details, then upload the corrected version on top of the old one. Preview it, then Publish it again.
adelaide73

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Re: Changes after publication
Posted: Apr 3, 2011 2:42 PM   in response to: notjohn in response to: notjohn
 
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Thanks notjohn :)
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