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How I Published a Successful Children's Book on Amazon KDP

Are you an aspiring author with a dream of publishing a children's book? In this YouTube video, I share my journey of publishing a successful children's picture storybook on Amazon KDP and highligh many of the key areas of consideration that helped make it successful.

With Amazon KDP, you have the opportunity to reach a vast audience of readers worldwide. My book launched less than a year ago and has achieved consistent sales and rankings on Amazon with an average BSR ranking of 30K.

One of the key advantages of self-publishing your children's book on Amazon KDP is the control you have over your book's creative process. From developing a captivating storyline to hand-picking talented illustrators, you can bring your vision to life. One of the key factors of my success was taking the time to create a quality book, ensuring that it resonates with both children and parents alike.

Amazon KDP offers multiple formats for publishing, including paperback, hardback, and Kindle. This versatility allows you to cater to readers' preferences and provides a range of options for your audience to choose from.

Furthermore, self-publishing through Amazon KDP grants you the flexibility to set your own pricing and royalty rates, giving you a sense of ownership and control over your work.

Finally, the long-term benefits of publishing on Amazon KDP are significant. Once your book is available, it remains accessible to readers for years to come, potentially becoming a timeless classic. By garnering positive reviews and leveraging the platform's algorithms, your book can gain visibility and attract a loyal readership.

If you have a passion for creating children's books and want to share your stories with the world, consider my Best-Selling course on Udemy. It will show you the exact steps I take when publishing my children's books including:

  1. Keyword and Niche Research for Highly Profitable but Low Competition Niches

  2. Creating your story and manuscript

  3. Crafting a great Title and Title for maximum customer SEO

  4. Illustrations (Do it yourself or engage an illustrator)

  5. Formating (Paperback, Hardback and eBook)

  6. Uploading to platforms like KDP and IngramSpark

  7. The Book Launch and Marketing

If you would like to take your publishing to the next level, check out the course via via the below link:

Wishing you all the best on your Publishing Journey

Kind Regards

Romney Nelson - Founder of

Romney Nelson is an international Best-Selling Author and Best-Selling Course Instructor on Udemy. Romney is the Founder of Global Self-Publishing, where he is committed to empowering individuals with the tools and resources to Self-Publish.

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