Type in the required informations: Title, Author, Description and Verifying Your Publishing Rights.
Take time to decide your Title and Description because they’re key factors to your sales. Don’t forget to check “I hold the rights to this book” in the Verifying Your Publishing Rights section, to get the 70% royalties.
To upload your book file to the Amazon KDP servers, the size of your Word document should not exceed 650 Mb.
Launch the Amazon Kindle Cover Creator tool directly from the details page to create your book cover from a bunch of customizable templates.
If you don’t like the result or want to do everything by yourself, please watch this tutorial on how to make an ebook cover in Microsoft Word (yep, you got it, we mean Word) from Derek Murphy, a book designer who works with indie authors. Just keep in mind to save the image cover in JPEG or TIFF, which are the only formats supported on Amazon.
Enrolling Amazon KDP, you can earn up to 70% royalty on sales in some countries if you choose the 70% royalty option (the most popular ). To take advantage of this opportunity, set a minimum price according to Amazon policy, which is between 2.99 and 9.99 dollars.