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Self-publish Amazon Paperbacks (CreateSpace Self-publishing)

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Self-publish with Amazon KDP (formerly CreateSpace): Self-publishing Print on Demand (POD) paperback books

What you'll learn:
  • To show you how to format your manuscript for publication using Microsoft Word
  • To publish your manuscript for POD paperback distribution on Amazon using KDP Print

***Important Course Update ***

In August 2018, Amazon announced that the KDP Print web-based interface would be replacing Createspace as Amazon’s Print on Demand (POD) paperback self-publishing interface. The Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) interface will be familiar to those who have self-published Kindle eBooks on Amazon.

Section 3: Publishing Your Paperback Book via KDP

Has been added to this course to replace the original Createspace publishing instructions retained in:

Section 4: Publishing Your Book via CreateSpace
Section 5: Managing Your Books

All other sections have been kept in place since the process for formatting your document with Microsoft Word has not changed.

Since sections 4 and 5 are only of historical interest, students should skip these sections to view the course conclusion.

Note that there will be significant references to Createspace in the lectures I retained. Simply replace the word Createspace with KDPPrint when you hear it and everything should be fine.

I hope you enjoy the new course,


***End of Important Course Update ***

Have You Ever Wanted to See Your Novel or Memoirs in Print?

Who hasn't? Well, thanks to the Print on Demand (POD) services provided by KDPPrint you can realize your dreams today. In this course, I'll show you how to format your manuscript for print publication on Amazon using Microsoft Word. Together we'll dot every "i" and cross every "t" while inserting an image or two along the way.

Do You Want High-Quality Results?

With KDPPrint, you get high quality, publisher grade books for the cost of printing and distribution. High-quality covers with heavy bond paper and crisp print will make your words soar and look beautiful on your coffee table. Your friends' coffee tables too.

Do You Want to Publish with No Up-Front Costs or Inventory?

Who doesn't? Again, thanks to KDPPrint you can commit future royalties to hire Amazon and company to print and distribute your book for you. In this course, I'll show you how to publish your manuscript via KDPPrint and Amazon without cost.

This Course Shows It All

From formatting your manuscript for publication using Microsoft Word 2010 through the publication of your book via the KDPPrint web-based interface, this course shows it all. Allow me to demonstrate by actually publishing a book for you.

Please Let Me Join You On This Exciting Journey

If you're as yet unpublished in print, it's time to change that. Let me show you how easy it can be.

Don't forget Udemy's 30-day no questions asked money-back guarantee. The should make your decision an easy one.

I'll see you in the classroom,


Taught by

Brian Jackson

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