Do you plan a book launch within the next 3 months? Did you know that you can start right away to sell your future book? Amazon allows you to make your new books available for pre-order in Kindle Stores worldwide. So, as an author-publisher you have more privileges than Hachette and Disney Productions, some of the worlds’ biggest publishers : ) as Amazon refused to set up their pre-orders for the hit movies “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” and “Maleficent”.
More Time to Promote Your New Book
With a few quick and easy steps you can create a pre-order page up to 90 days in advance of your book’s release date. Amazon promises to set up your pre-order product page within 24 hours. When you make your book available for pre-order, customers can order the book anytime leading up to the release date you set. Amazon delivers your book to your pre-order customers on your books’ launch date.
Change Your Book Launch Schedule!
One advantage of using pre-order is that you can start promoting your Kindle book pre-order page on Author Central, Goodreads, your personal website, and other places ahead of its release to help build excitement for your book. Also, pre-orders will contribute toward sales rank, which can help more readers discover your book.
Amazon Explains How it Works
You’ll list your book as you would with any other KDP book. When you’re adding a new book, on Step 4, “Select Your Book Release Option,” you will choose “Make my book available for pre-order” and set a date in the future. That’s it. More questions? Here are the answers.
When you list a book for pre-order, you’ll need to upload the final version or a draft manuscript of the book file for review. Typically, a draft manuscript would be something like a complete book that might still need copyediting and proofreading. We won’t show the version to customers, but we’ll need to preview the content for compliance with our Program Policies before creating the pre-order detail page. It will go through the same review process that any other KDP book would. Your final version must be uploaded 10 days before the release date you set.
Plan Your Book Launch Well Ahead!
Can you see how important it is to plan you books launch well in advance? And also to start MUCH earlier to write accompanying articles and blogs to let future readers know about your book. It also means to get more followers, connecting with readers on Social Media and to send out your email newsletters, letting readers know about your pre-order possibilities before or at the day of pre-launch start.. Furthermore you need to have the cover ready three months before the book launch or when you signing up with Amazon to start your pre-order period.
See an example of a pre-order book at Amazon that launches on October 14: The Greatest Gift by Michael John Sullivan.
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