Can You Give Away Free Digital Copies of your eBook When Enrolled in KDP Select?

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No actually, as it turns out. Only via Amazon, and almost never via email attachment. The road to getting most things right as an Indie publisher is a steep learning curve. Knowledge is unlikely to magically appear if you can’t even imagine what questions to ask, and haven’t much of a clue what knowledge is required anyway. Most of us learn from mistakes, both large and small, along the way, and what with the continually changing and growing world of self-publishing, we really are learning all the time.

Having up to now had some of my books published for sale on Apple and Smashwords and all the rest, I wasn’t concerned about Amazon KDP Select rules as they didn’t apply. Now though, after MONTHS of working really hard to get them off Smashwords supplier sites, I’m being as careful as possible not to break any of them. I’ve decided that…

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3 thoughts on “Can You Give Away Free Digital Copies of your eBook When Enrolled in KDP Select?

    D.G.Kaye said:
    June 2, 2015 at 5:14 am

    Great post Jo. Yes the road us Indies travel through the labyrinth of self publishing can sometimes lead us to misstep. Some of Amazon’s rules are well hidden, but have no problem surfacing as soon as we take a wrong turn unintentionally. It’s all about indies helping indies as we all travel this new world together. I spent my first publishing year reading publications, following the leaders in the industry to soak up enough to get a good head start. But it’s always a learning process to keep on top of the ever changing publishing world. 🙂

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      jorobinson176 responded:
      June 2, 2015 at 11:50 am

      Too true! It’s great to chat to you now by the way – I read one of your books a while ago (Meno What?) after spotting it browsing around, and I LOVED it – haven’t had such a great chuckle in a long time. It really is about Indies helping Indies – we’re a lovely bunch. 🙂

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    D.G.Kaye said:
    June 3, 2015 at 5:37 pm

    We sure are. And, btw, I saw that you read my book, and left you a comment as a reply to your comment on Sally’s interview of me. 🙂 Lovely circles we travel together. 🙂


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