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With the tightening of Amazon’s rules on what constitutes “low” content books, the days of cranking out repetitive or blank pages with a clever or attractive cover are over. At least, from a revenue-generating perspective. Calendar companies have long known this, which is why desk calendars with interest-specific factoids and trivia are still popular in […]

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If you’re in the Amazon KDP business and looking for a niche, chances are you’ve got a couple dozen already lodged into the folds of your brain. “You can’t remember my birthday,” my wife says, “but you know all the dialogue from ‘Dawn of the Dead’”. I claim no expertise in many things (ask my […]

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With a busy Amazon KDP business, it’s easy to get lost in the workflow and forget to brush up on the basics. We’ve scoured the catacombs of the BookBolt blogs and gathered a few specifically to help strengthen the foundation of your enterprise. This week, we’re going to look back at important terminology and financial […]

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I saw a headline recently that said, “What’s Going On With The Spike In ADHD Diagnoses?” Simple. I see it as a heightened awareness of the individual complexities of everyone’s brain wiring that have been with us since we crawled from the primordial ooze. Right now, the focus is on those with the more noticeable […]

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Among the myriad of products available on Amazon KDP, one field that garners significant interest is astrology. But just how big is the niche on the platform, and what does it mean for sellers looking to tap into this market? In this article, we’ll delve into the realm of astrology on Amazon KDP, uncovering insights, […]

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If there’s anything better than a traditional, stylish notebook on Amazon KDP, it’s a black paper alternative. With a sense of luxury and mystery, black paper notebooks are an attractive component of the low- and no-content book space. But are they as popular and profitable as one may expect? And what are some of the […]

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The thing about niches is that they can go pretty deep. If you’re a fan of any kind of pop culture, you’re either obsessed with a particular show, movie series, genre or know someone who is. All of this knowledge, whether it’s sports or horror movies, is called “trivia”. And every devout fan carries around […]

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If you’ve been around here for a while, you’ve heard us bang the drum about the importance of niches in the arena of low-content books. As the market gets more crowded with wannabees and get-rick-quick-ers, those of us who have put thought into our projects are feeling the pinch. More competition from SEO ninjas and […]

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Whether you’re new to KDP or a veteran, it’s always a good idea to review some of the basics. And there’s nothing more basic than the cover of your book. Your cover, after all, is your billboard. con THE FRONT COVER The front cover is a preview of your book. Just like a movie trailer […]