Are you thinking about directly publishing your very own eBook or similar media product?
If you are, then one of the easiest (and most effective) ways that you can do that is by using Jungle Scout and Amazon KDP’s platform combined.
The only question is, how can you use Jungle Scout to increase your chances of your Amazon KDP being a success?
If you’re currently asking yourself this question, we’re here to help you. In this guide, you’ll find everything you need to know about using these two together. Read on!
How Does Amazon KDP Work?
Before we go any further, we first think that it would be helpful to first take a moment to outline what Amazon KDP is, exactly.
In a nutshell, Amazon KDP is an extension of the Amazon platform that allows prospective publishers and authors the opportunity to explore the world of self-publishing with very little financial investment or risk.
This particular part of the Amazon platform was initially developed in the early 2000’s and was first launched in 20007 – this was around the same time that Amazon first began to roll out the Kindle.
To follow on, it’s also worth noting that Amazon KDP also allows everyone from the biggest publishing houses in the game, all the way to individuals that dream of being a writer and having their very own book published, the opportunity to easily begin distributing their very own eBooks electronically.
In particular, for those that want to dip their toes into the world of self-publishing and want to fulfill a lifelong dream or career goal – Amazon KDP is an awesome way to cover everything from the conceptual stage, all the way to marketing and then, of course, actually starting to get paid.
What Are The Benefits Of Amazon KDP?
With so many different options for prospective writers wanting to go down the self-publishing route, it can be hard to decide which platform to self-publish through.
Let’s take a look at what the main benefits Amazon KDP can offer you:
No Upfront Costs And High Royalty Fees
One of the biggest benefits of using Amazon KDP is that there aren’t any upfront costs, which means that there’s going to be almost no financial investment or risk involved.
In addition to this, along with having no upfront costs to worry about, you’ll also be able to enjoy higher royalty options than other self-publishing platforms.
To give you an idea of what you can expect to get from going with Amazon KDP, you’ll be able to choose from a variety of royalty options including everything from 35% upwards of 70%.
It’s A Quick And Easy Sign-Up Process
If you’ve already begun to do your own research into the world of self-publishing, then we’re sure that you’ll agree with us when we say that the process can often be a long and lengthy one.
Thanks to using Amazon KDP, you’ll be able to enjoy a seamless set-up process that will handle everything for you, all the way from uploading your documents to converting it into a book format.
You Can Keep The Rights To Your Book
Another main benefit that you’ll be able to get from opting to use Amazon KDP as opposed to a different self-publishing website is that you’ll be able to keep the rights to your book.
According to the Amazon Direct Publishing policy, you will be required to keep the rights to all of the content that you choose to upload and then sell through the Amazon platform.
Keep in mind that, if you were to upload (or attempt to upload) any content that doesn’t belong to you, it could lead to you being banned from the platform and losing your royalties.
You’ll Have Access To A Huge Audience
Along with all of the above, another benefit that you can expect from Amazon KDP is the opportunity to have access to a huge benefit that can potentially lead to your eBook getting plenty of sales each month.
Just think about it: Amazon has millions of visitors each and every month, which means that there is a higher chance of earning a lucrative income.
How To Use Jungle Scout To Maximize Your Amazon KDP Success
Now, even though there are plenty of benefits that come along with using Amazon KDP – it’s also worth keeping in mind that there are a variety of ways that you can help to boost the chances of your self-publishing venture being a complete success. One of the best ways that you can achieve this is through Jungle Scout.
That being said, if you’re planning on using the Jungle Scout extension with your Amazon KDP account – you’re going to want to make sure that you know exactly how to use it in order to boost your chances of a successful book launch.
To cut a long story short, Jungle Scout is a platform that will offer you the ability to make use of a variety of different research tools – including everything from product databases, category trends, rank trackers and even a keyword research tool.
So, how can you use Jungle Scout for your Amazon KDP? Well, for starters, the good news is that Jungle Scout is not only compatible with Amazon, but optimized for it.
Thanks to that, you’re going to have the ability to use Jungle Scout to help you throughout every stage of the publishing process – including everything from the concept all the way through to marketing.
To be more specific, when it comes down to using Jungle Scout to boost your chances of Amazon KDP success, you’re going to be able to use Jungle Scout to learn what your prospective books BSR is going to be, the market that you are going to be selling it in as well as the category that you are planning to place your book in.
From there, Jungle Scout will do all of the hard work for you and begin providing you with an estimate of what the monthly sales for the product is going to be thanks to the Sales Estimator.
In other words, by using Jungle Scout in this way, not only are you going to have the chance to get a prospective idea of how many copies you can expect to sell per month, but you are also going to be able to easily make any adjustments as needed in order to help boost the chances of your self-published book through Amazon KDP being a success.
The Bottom Line
All in all? There’s plenty of benefits that Jungle Scout can offer you if you are going to be using the Amazon KDP platform to publish your very own electronic book.
Now that you have taken the time to read through this guide, we are hoping that you now have a much better idea of how to use Jungle Scout to help boost your chances of self-publishing success through the Amazon KDP platform.
Thanks for reading, we hope that this has been a help.