I have been a huge fan of the Kindle for some time now, and the service has been very popular with publishers, especially those with print-only businesses.
The platform has been a boon for publishers that have a hard time finding new and emerging authors.
This past January, I was awarded an invitation to participate in an “affiliate book event” with a major publisher.
I was given the opportunity to discuss my new book and ask questions on the subject.
It was an amazing experience.
The event was also a great opportunity to meet a number of authors and publishers, many of whom are now using the Kindle platform as a platform for publishing their books.
As I sat down for a coffee with the publisher, he offered to help me with some questions.
We discussed my book, the content and the format.
I asked him if I could write about it on the podcast.
So I wrote the book.
I was asked to publish the book in an e-book format.
This would mean that I would need to publish it on Amazon’s own e-reader app.
I could do this on the Kindle, but I wasn’t sure how well I would do.
My questions were: How will Amazon’s platform handle e-books in the same way it handles other types of content?
Will it allow me to add book metadata to the book that would let Amazon track its position in the ebook market?
If so, how will Amazon keep track of that metadata?
What kinds of questions will it ask?
I had no idea what I was getting into.
But I felt confident enough to write my book.
The next few days, I met with publishers who had the same questions I did.
After a few meetings and phone calls, I decided to take my book to print, and publish it online.
The e-Book Affiliate Event I was at the Kindle event, I found out that my book was accepted to be published on the platform.
The editor of the book, Daniel Dolan, and his editor-in-chief, David Ettlinger, were on hand to help promote the book to the publishing industry.
I met with David Eattlinger at the conference and asked him about the eBook platform.
David said that he was going to get me an ePub license so that I could publish my book online on the Amazon platform.
It was a very good day.
David and I were both surprised to hear that Amazon was interested in publishing my book in a e-Pub format.
They didn’t seem to know that I was interested.
I had been told by the Kindle community that my work would not be published in Kindle e-readers.
We sat down and I explained to David that my eBook was a one-of-a-kind project, one of the rarest and most valuable ones in the world.
I also told him that I wanted to write a Kindle book in which I explained how I had stumbled upon my unique and important contribution to the digital age.
David asked me if I was going take my eBook to print and if I would be able to print it for Amazon.
“If you can’t print my eBook for us, we will not be able print it,” I said.
David was confused.
He was looking for an answer to an impossible question.
I told him, “You have to print my ebook for us.”
I asked if I had a hard deadline.
“No,” he said.
So I did a quick calculation and figured that if I did not get the ebook published on Kindle eBooks within the time limit, I would have to publish in print on Amazon.
David agreed to print the book for me.
On January 6, the book was published.
This story is the second part of a three-part series on publishing eBooks in print.
You can read part one here.
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