Amazon Kindle prime reading is another way published authors on Amazon can benefit from the various marketing and book promotion programs of Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP).
You can read about Amazon Kindle Deals below:
What is Amazon Kindle prime reading
Amazon Kindle prime reading is, according to the Amazon KDP website, “a rotating selection of eBooks available to Prime Members to read for free.”
You can nominate one eligible eBook at a time for prime reading. Your nomination expires after 90 days. Though you can re-nominate the same book or another one after 90 days.
Your nomination can also automatically be re-enrolled after 90 days. You only need to check the box from the pop-up page that comes up after you have clicked, ‘Manage Nomination’ below the Prime reading page. See the picture below:
How do you nominate your book for Amazon Kindle prime reading?
- You can nominate your book for Amazon Kindle prime reading by following the steps below:
Log in to your Amazon KDP account
Click on the ‘Marketing’ tab at the top of your Dashboard.
Scroll down and the bottom of the page to the Kindle deals and prime reading section. The prime reading page is to the right of this section.
You will be able to follow simple on-screen steps to nominate your book for prime reading. You will observe that from the image above, I have a book nominated already.
Other information you need to know
The following is some of the other information you need to know about Amazon Kindle prime reading:
- You should understand that nomination of your book does not guarantee enrollment
- Prime Reading selection has limited space and not all nominated ebook titles will be selected for participation
- If your book is selected, Amazon will send you an email with the details and you can either accept or decline the offer
- If you are not contacted within 90 days, that implies your ebook title was not selected for a promotion
- You can’t cancel nominations
- If after the nomination expires, you would like to nominate a different book, ensure you do not set it to auto-renew
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