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How to Set Up Your Amazon KDP account

Amazon KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing) is a platform that allows authors to self-publish their book and reach a worldwide audience. The platform is free to use and provides a simple way to create an account. In this article, we'll guide you through the process of setting up your Amazon KDP account, step by step, so you can start publishing your book.


Here are the steps you can follow:

  1. Go to the Amazon KDP website: Visit and click on the "Sign Up" button in the top right corner of the page.

  2. Sign in or create an Amazon account: If you already have an Amazon account, sign in using your email and password. If you don't have an Amazon account, click on "Create your Amazon account" and follow the steps to create one.

  3. Provide your tax information: You will be prompted to provide your tax information, including your name, address, and tax ID number (e.g., Social Security Number or Employer Identification Number).

  4. Complete your account information: Provide your account information, such as your name, email address, and phone number.

  5. Verify your email address: Amazon KDP will send a verification email to the email address you provided. Follow the instructions in the email to verify your email address.

  6. Set up your payment information: Go to your KDP dashboard and click on "Account" > "Payment Information". Provide your payment information, such as your bank account details or PayPal account.

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