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Kindle Vella Tip 2: Hook readers. Make sure you have enough episodes published for readers to dive in and get hooked. We recommend at least 5 to start. Episodes can range from 600 – 5,000 words. amzn.to/3eiwd1P
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Vi Keeland is a number-one NYT, WSJ, and USA Today best-selling romance author. On 5/20, Keeland joins us to share her fascinating journey from attorney to successful author & all the aspects that make self-publishing a full time business. Register now: amzn.to/3wjV1Or
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Have you published your first Kindle Vella story yet? We’ve gathered a few tips to set you up for success. Tip 1: Plan ahead. Create an outline for where your story is headed, then release episodes one at a time over an extended period. amzn.to/3av9MVX
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We're excited to announce paperback printing is launching on May 19 in Australia! You can now update your list price on the “Paperback Rights & Pricing” page of your title setup. Learn more: amzn.to/3y4uupS
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Capture the attention of readers looking for books like yours with Sponsored Brands. Learn more: amzn.to/3whQvAH
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Kindle Vella: Break the fourth wall using Author Notes Share behind-the-scenes inspiration, thoughts, or teasers in an Author's Note for each episode. amzn.to/3grmxon
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We're excited to announce paperback printing is launching on 5/19 in Australia! Learn more: amzn.to/3vKXjpb
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Kindle Vella: Use tags to find new readers Use tags to provide specific information about your story to help readers find it and grab their interest. amzn.to/3vbTCIP
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USA Today best-selling author Beverly Jenkins is a national icon for historical romance fiction. On 4/6, Jenkins joins KDPU to share her top tips for generating buzz leading up to a book launch. Register for free now: amzn.to/3h2L9Em
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When do you feel the most creative: early in the morning or late at night?
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Kindle Vella: Be crowned the Fave Once a week, readers who have purchased Tokens will receive a Fave to award to the story they enjoyed most that week. We'll feature stories with the most Faves in the Kindle Vella store. amzn.to/3xdOpCs
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Kindle Vella: Get those Thumbs Up With Kindle Vella, readers can leave a Thumbs Up for any episode to let you and other readers know they liked it. amzn.to/2QjXLvH
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ICYMI: KDP authors can now use Sponsored Brands to engage with readers through highly prominent ad placements. amzn.to/3sKSEm2
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Who is the most supportive person in your life when it comes to your writing?
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Get to know Kindle Vella: a new way to earn royalties. You’ll earn 50% of what readers spend on Tokens, which are used to unlock your story’s episodes. You’ll also be eligible for a launch bonus based on customer activity and engagement. Learn more: amzn.to/3sDjPyt
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Best-selling author Lauren Rowe writes contemporary romance that hooks readers with humor, heat, and heart. On 4/29, Rowe joins KDPU @ home to share best practices for building a newsletter & engaging readers on social media. Register for free now: amzn.to/3sWIOha
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While we won't be hosting a new KDPU @ home on 4/22, you can tune in to any past segments you might've missed on our YouTube channel. Get started watching (for free) now: amzn.to/3rRQ0dc
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