Account & Taxes
- Set up your KDP account
- CreateSpace Account
- Year End Tax Forms
- What is my tax account status?
- Taking the Tax Interview
- Tax Withholding
- Applying for a US ITIN
- How Taxes Affect List Prices
Format Your Paperback
- Set Trim Size, Bleed, and Margins
- Format Front Matter, Body Matter, and Back Matter
- Save Your Manuscript File
- Paperback and Hardcover Manuscript Templates
- Cover Creator
- Create a Paperback Cover
- Format Images in Your Book
- Paperback Fonts
- Fix Paperback and Hardcover Formatting Issues
- Paperback Submission Guidelines
- Format Your Hardcover
- Format Your eBook
Tools and Resources
- KDP Tools and Resources
- Publishing Service Providers & Resources
- Kindle Create Help Overview
- Kindle Previewer
- Kindle Comic Creator
- Kindle Kids' Book Creator
- Quality Notifications Dashboard
- Guide to Kindle Content Quality
- Enhanced Typesetting
- X-Ray for Authors
- Format Your Paperback
- Start publishing with KDP
Create a Book
- Book Detail Resources
- Upload Book Resources
- Pricing Resources
- Book Status
- Low-Content Books
- Kindle Vella
- Start a Book Series
Orders & Book Copies
Proof and Author Copies
- How do I order a proof or author copy?
- How much do proof or author copies cost?
- What is the cost to ship my proof or author copy?
- When will my proof or author copy arrive?
- I’m getting an error ordering my author copy
- I’m getting an error ordering my proof copy
- My proof or author copy came damaged
- My proof or author copy didn’t arrive on time
- My proof or author copy has printing errors
- Proof and Author Copies
- Amazon Store & Detail Page
Marketing & Distribution
- Ways to Promote Your Book
- KDP Select
- Author Central
- A+ Content
- Advertising for KDP books
- Expanded Distribution
- Merchandising Tips
- Nominate Your eBook for a Promotion (Beta)
- Book Updates
Payments & Reports
- KDP Reports
- Old Sales Reports
- KDP Payments
Legal & Content Guidelines
- Kindle Direct Publishing Terms and Conditions
- Program Policies
Kindle Publishing Guidelines
- Getting Started
- General Best Practices
Guidelines for Specific Types of eBooks
- Creating Reflowable Books
- Creating Fixed-Layout Books with Text Pop-Ups
- Creating Fixed-Layout Books with Image Pop-Ups or Virtual Panels
- Creating Fixed-Layout Books Without Pop-Ups
- Creating Kindle Editions with Audio/Video Content
- Creating Dictionaries
- Milestone 1 - Getting Started
- Milestone 2 - Book Details
- Milestone 3 - Manuscript & Cover
- Milestone 4 - Rights & Pricing
- KDP University
- Kindle Publishing Guidelines
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User Guides KDP University
Writing, publishing, and then marketing your book can be a journey. But we’re in this together, and we’re here to help. KDP University provides you with a collection of webinars, videos, articles, and guides to help you take your best book to market.
WebinarsConnect live with Amazon's experts for free and learn how to successfully prepare, publish, and promote your book on KDP. Every interactive webinar includes a Q&A session. Learn more.
VideosWatch prerecorded videos that talk you through the tough topics: from tax forms and formatting to metadata and marketing and beyond. See all videos.
KDP JumpstartFollow our simple, end-to-end guide to publishing on Amazon…and learn some insider tips along the way! Start now.
User GuidesUse our helpful user guides to navigate the free tools that can turn your completed manuscript into an eye-catching eBook or paperback.
KDP Build Your Book (Paperback)Free step-by-step guides that explain how to format your paperback manuscript and save it as a PDF that's ready to be uploaded to KDP.
Kindle Create (Paperback and eBook)A step-by-step tutorial of our interior formatting program. Transform your Word document into a beautifully designed eBook or paperback with professional chapter titles, fonts, drop caps, and image placement.
Cover Creator (Paperback and eBook)An introduction to the free tool within KDP that helps you design a basic cover, with a variety of layouts, fonts, and imagery.
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