Publish A Profitable Children’s Book Like A Pro

Many writers dream of publishing their own book. The usual problem is where to start, which genre they want to be in, and how they're gonna get published. Children's Literature is one of the easiest genres for beginners to start with. It's also one of the most lucrative categories on Amazon; especially illustrated children's books. I say Amazon because ebooks have become a better and easier way for you to reach a wider audience and share your content without having to deal with publishers and shipment. While physical books are still beloved and cherished, I'd recommend that you try your hand at success with publishing an ebook first.

You can always publish your book on your own and work on marketing in order to get people to take notice of your site or social media page, but you could also sign up for a popular marketplace that already sells ebooks so you can throw yours into the basket and work on getting their users to become your readers. KDP Kids is one of those great places for you to create and sell your ebook to millions worldwide.

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What You Need

Setup Steps

Marketing Setup


Time to do: 1 week
Time to see results: 1 month

Additional Tips

Use the pop- up text feature provided in the Kindle Kids' Book Creator for a better aesthetic.

Consider KDP Select and get Amazon's book selling widgets and merchandising tools.

Take part in Kindle Countdown Deals or Amazon's Free Book Promotion.

Write a killer story and author description.

Consider other platforms to publish your book.

Join an affiliate program.

Do your research on the best sellers on Amazon and see how your story idea would fair against theirs.     

Work on your keywords.

Start with your family and friends first to spread the word and leave reviews.

Become active in responding to feedback.

Have a good pricing strategy.

Offer bonuses and promos.

Potential Results

With supply, demand, and price meeting together just right, you could publish your children's books and earn anywhere from $500 – $5,000 a month. Many successful authors earn more and you could get there, too. Write more books and try more marketing methods till you find your groove.


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