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Tax Withheld on eBook Royalties by Amazon – A Quick Tip Helping International Authors Save

Tax Withheld on eBook Royalties by Amazon – A Quick Tip Helping International Authors Save
  This article is written for authors outside the US who currently have taxes withheld from your royalties from the sale of your eBooks. The aim is to reduce this with as little paper being pushed as possible.     When you first created your KDP Account on Amazon, as part of the online account setup, you were given a...
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eBook Publishing in South Africa and the role Amazon has to play.

eBook Publishing in South Africa and the role Amazon has to play.
  What is eBook Publishing, what steps are involved in the digital publishing process, how the process different from the normal hard-copy publishing route and is it the best choice for you?  Let’s start by taking a look at where the digital revolution really started.   History of eBook Publishing Up until 2007 all aspiring authors would have followed roughly...
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Amazon Now Allows HTML in Book Description

Amazon Now Allows HTML in Book Description
  Looking to spruce up your book sales page on Amazon, making it stand out from other authors? Here is a simple tip that many authors publishing books through Amazon might not know. We all know that to help our books sell well we need to have eye-catching cover art and a well-written book blurb, enticing customers to read on....
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Amazon Publishing Questions - The Amazon Royalty Structure

Amazon Publishing Questions - The Amazon Royalty Structure
This article will help self-published authors understand the structure of the royalty payments received from selling your eBooks through Amazon KDP. Before we get too technical let's take some time to cover the basics.   Amazon’s own special eBook format. Amazon will only allow you to sell your eBook in a MOBI eBook format. (Short for Mobipocket) Not sure how...
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Amazon Secrets for International Authors - The Amazon Whispernet Surcharge.

Amazon Secrets for International Authors - The Amazon Whispernet Surcharge.
    As if it isn’t confusing enough to publish online, when choosing an ideal list-price for your self-published eBook… you still need to understand that, for certain readers, the price will be inflated, thanks to Amazon’s infamous Whispernet Surcharge, also known as the ‘Whispernet tax’.     What is this Whispernet? Whispernet is Amazon's AT&T-managed international wireless network for...
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