Tell Me About It Tuesday| {Blog Help}

This post was orginially published on February 15, 2011. I have edited out the old facebook information and think it is a good post to re-run about publishing your blog on kindle.

Today I wanted to share with you a few new things I’ve found out about. I always love sharing my knowledge in the hopes that someone else can benefit from it!

Today’s topic is:

Self-publishing on Amazon’s Kindle store.

Super duper easy to do & you earn a commission on every subscription sold! (Plus most blogs have a 14-day free trial for people)

Step 1: go to Amazon.com

Step2: Click on Kindle store.

Step 3: Go to the Kindle Publishing for Blogs page.

Step 4: Do not get distracted by all the blogs you could have coming to your Kindle or iPad with Kindle app. You can browse later people-focus! :) You are going to self-publish your blog! (hehe totally just kidding-get all distracted if you wish…)

Step 5: Scroll down a bit & look in the left sidebar. Click on Kindle Publishing.

Step 6: Follow steps & set up your account.

Step 7: DONE. Come back to the Kindle store in a few days & search for you blog then place a link to your Kindle Published blog on your website if you wish. (By the way you can subscribe to Creative Kristi
right here)

Don’t forget that you will be making money from this & that will probably need to be reported on your income taxes-I am NOT a tax professional, this is my own opinion & you will need to consult one to figure out what you legally need to do. If you want advice on setting up yourself as a business please check out this blog: Blogging with Amy

Done!

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{Comments}

  1. WOW i am published on a kindle now. as my friends said “it sounds so official!” thanks thanks thanks kristi! this was so helpful and awesome! :)

    • You are so welcome!! and YAY for being official!! Don’t forget that you will probably have to report any income from self-publishing on your taxes next year! :)

  2. I learned so much in that one article! Just stumbled on your site today, definitely going to subscribe!!

  3. Kindle Fan says:

    Fantastically informative article, and yes please more of the same! Am going to try this tomorrow.
    Kindle Fan recently posted..Lend and borrow Kindle e-books

  4. Thanks for this tutorial. I never knew until the crafterminds twitter chat that you could even publish blogs to kindles. There is no way I would have had any clue how to do this without you!

    • I didn’t know until I was just surfing around the Kindle store and stumbled upon it! So of course I had to share with my fellow bloggers!! Good luck and let me know how it goes!! Thanks for your comment!

  5. Chrystia says:

    Very great tips. I was not able to read the February 15 post, so everything you mentioned here are news to me. Thanks!

  6. I don’t believe this is an option any more…too bad…as I was looking forward to trying it out.
    Stacy recently posted..Booth Display Makeover – Northern Adornments

    • Just updated the post thanks to your comment. It *is* an option-just a different way to get there :) Thanks for stopping by and commenting!

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