Do you want to learn how to request a change of book categories on Amazon KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing)?
This post will just show you how in a few easy steps. Please read on.
What are book categories on Amazon KDP?
Book categories on Amazon KDP are the different locations on the huge Amazon store online where your published books or ebooks on Amazon are situated.
Getting it right with Amazon book categories with your published books can always position your books or ebooks for massive discovery and sales on Amazon.
How do you pick book categories on Amazon KDP?
You pick book categories for your published ebooks in Amazon KDP first when you’re publishing your books. Amazon allows you to pick two categories for your books at this stage.
You have to carefully choose two categories that can appropriately represent your published ebooks on the Amazon store.
How to request a change of book categories on Amazon KDP (first method)
The first method of how to request a change of book categories on Amazon KDP is for you to log in to your Amazon KDP account.
You should then go to the specific book you want to change its category in your Dashboard.
You should click on the ‘Edit’ button on the right side of the book in your Dashboard. You can then go straight away to the section on choosing categories to change or pick another category of choice.
Remember that you will have to first delete one of the two categories you chose earlier to do this without a problem. You have only two category options for each published book on Amazon KDP.
Now let us look at the second method of how to request a change of book categories on Amazon KDP below.
How to request a change of book categories on Amazon KDP (second method)
The second method of how to request a change of book categories on Amazon KDP is as follows:
- Carry out appropriate researches on the categories you want your published book on Amazon KDP to appear.
- Note these categories and write them somewhere.
- Log in to your Amazon KDP account.
- Scroll to the bottom of the page to find the contact button.
- Click the contact button to send an email to Amazon support
- Ensure you pick an appropriate support category when you get to the support page.
- Then click on the contact by email option to send your categories to change requests to Amazon.
- List the different categories you want your published ebooks to appear on the Amazon store.
- Your request will be granted and an email sent to you to confirm the changes
More information about book categories on Amazon
Let me end this post by giving you more information about book categories on Amazon:
Your published ebooks can appear in more than two categories on Amazon although you chose only two during the publication
After your book is published, Amazon usually put your books in more categories of their choice based on intelligent information they gather from their system
Picking good and appropriate categories for your book on Amazon can go a long way in helping you to sell more copies on Amazon KDP
I hope you loved this post. Get your books in the right and appropriate book categories in Amazon KDP today with the information above.
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