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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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For the sake of organization, let’s sort out this group, okay? First, anyone who got into the no/low-medium content book business to get rich quick, raise your hand. Okay, you can scroll away and click on the first scammer ad that comes up (ever notice that no one uses the word “funnel” anymore?). They’re waiting […]

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In the vast digital landscape of self-publishing, 2023 emerged as a chapter of unprecedented success for Amazon KDP sellers. The world of low- and no-content books witnessed a league of authors who didn’t just create books – they crafted bestsellers, turning their passion into profits. In the following sections, we unveil some of Amazon KDP’s […]

Amazon KDP's year in review_ 
how did the platform fare in 2023
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In 2023, Amazon KDP maintained its position as a pivotal player in the self-publishing world, evolving with new updates, algorithms, and trends. As we review the year, we’ll explore the platform’s changes, the top, most profitable niches, and key statistics that shaped Amazon KDP’s landscape over the past twelve months. Let’s dive right into it. […]

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Greetings, esteemed KDP luminaries! Welcome to the battlefield of ideas, where the clash of creativity reverberates louder than ever. As we embark on the latest installment of our end-of-year crash course, we find ourselves standing at the crossroads of change and ingenuity. Before we plunge into the intricate dance of your workflow, let’s take a […]

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Welcome back to our exhilarating end-of-year crash course, where we’re dissecting the intricacies of change management to fortify your KDP Account for the rollercoaster ride that is 2024. In our previous installment, we delved into the importance of being the change ninja your business needs, always staying one step ahead of the curve. This week, […]