K-lytics Essentials – New Video
June 9, 2023 --- An astonishing analysis of the Kindle ebook market. The Kindle market is a gold mine. Yet, there is one thing you need for success in this market: A precise map.
K-lytics Essentials is a video series featuring advanced market research of the Kindle ebook market. The series is only available to K-lytics PREMIUM membership members. Watch Episode #5 for free and click on the video below to get a glimpse of our secret ebook market strategy maps. This is for Amazon Kindle publishers and writers, as well as for anyone who is interested in earning money online. Enjoy!
Thanks for the tutorial Alex. I do have a question. When I’m in my amazon account to publish a new title, some of these categories are not available/offered by Amazon for placement. How can you place your book in a certain sub-category if they do not provide a way to do so?
Hi Samantha – a great question. The Kindle Direct Publishing upload dashboard will sometimes not allow you to select the exact consumer-facing category as shown in the Amazon sales store (which are used for the K-lytics data). The reason is that the KDP backend system does not seem to keep entirely in sync with the consumer-facing front end with regards to the categories. The backend system uses a subset of the so-called BISAC categories used in the publishing industry (BISAC is an acronym for Book Industry Standards and Communications; it is an industry standard for book categorization, established by the “Book Industry Study Group).
Here is a full article for the best workaround: