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Amazon vs KDP Amazon and CreateSpace
Posted: Jan 18, 2013 12:34 AM
 
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I am currently selling an e-book on kdp amazon, can i also sell the same e-book on Amazon, i am not sure on how it is all tied together.
Same with CreateSpace, i think it is an Amazon company, but can i sell on it as well as Amazon and KDP Amazon and not get booted off.
I appreciate any clarification someone could give me on this, all selling would be with the (same) e-book.

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Re: Amazon vs KDP Amazon and CreateSpace
Posted: Jan 18, 2013 12:42 AM   in response to: jeff everett wh... in response to: jeff everett wh...
 
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I forgot to ask about KDP Select, can i enroll in that as well if listing an e-book on CreateSpace, i know the KDP Select reading says you can't be selling e-book anywhere else or they will suspend your account (but) beings i think CreateSpace is an Amazon company does that include not selling on CreateSpace while enrolled in the KDP Select ?
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Re: Amazon vs KDP Amazon and CreateSpace
Posted: Jan 18, 2013 1:09 AM   in response to: jeff everett wh... in response to: jeff everett wh...
 
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Jeff, KDP is Amazon's self-publishing e-book section, and CreateSpace is Amazon's self-publishing paper book section. So, yes, you can publish on both or either and it will all be for sale on Amazon.
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Posted: Jan 18, 2013 1:16 AM   in response to: villagoise in response to: villagoise
 
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Then i should have no problem with enrolling in the KDP Select Promotion, and won't have to worry about getting booted off ;) Thanks for your help !
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Posted: Jan 18, 2013 2:59 AM   in response to: jeff everett wh... in response to: jeff everett wh...
 
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I am currently selling an e-book on kdp amazon, can i also sell the same e-book on Amazon

Kindle Select is a feature of the Kindle Direct Publishing program. If you're not published on the KDP (which is a prerequisite to having the e-book sold on Amazon) you can't enrolled in Select.

Is that what you mean?

There is no Versus in that relationship! It's like being a human being and getting married. They aren't opposites; the first is necessary to the second, at least so far.
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Re: Amazon vs KDP Amazon and CreateSpace
Posted: Jan 18, 2013 8:03 AM   in response to: notjohn in response to: notjohn
 
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No, i am published on KDP i just wanted to make sure that (if) i signed up for Select i wouldn't be in trouble for being published on CreateSpace. But now i know CreateSpace is the physical hard copy and KDP is the Digital/E-Book., it is just KDP says can't have digital being sold anywhere to quality and i did not know CreatsSpace was just hard copy.....so i am good to there.
My other question was can i sell E-Books on KDP as Well on Amazon (two separate listings same exact book) or when you list it on KDP does it automatically show up on regular Amazon, i am still a little confused as to whether i can do that or not ?
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Re: Amazon vs KDP Amazon and CreateSpace
Posted: Jan 18, 2013 8:07 AM   in response to: jeff everett wh... in response to: jeff everett wh...
 
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Jeff,

When you publish your ebook through KDP it will be displayed on Amazon for purchase.
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Posted: Jan 18, 2013 8:10 AM   in response to: jeff everett wh... in response to: jeff everett wh...
 
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There is no difference, for an ebook, between KDP and Amazon. KDP is the system that you go through (uploading, signing up for royalties, etc.) in order to be for sale on Amazon.

KDP Select is an option for authors who have gotten their ebooks on Amazon through KDP. It's not required.
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Posted: Jan 18, 2013 8:53 AM   in response to: cdalebrittain in response to: cdalebrittain
 
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Thanks cdalebrittain i just didn't know if listing on regular amazon as well would be defeating the purpose, now i know !
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