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SPQ 057: Repurposing Content: Does it Violate the Rules of KDP?

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The Question

George asks: I have a question about reusing content from a Kindle book. I have a niche site idea using affiliate marketing that is based on the same content in my book. Am I allowed to copy and paste chapters as blog posts, or is that a violation of KDP terms?

Biggest Takeaway

Steve’s Answer

Steve really likes this question because it shows George is thinking beyond the Kindle platform. You really need to sit down and think of different ways to reuse your content. You can reuse content in the following ways: Continue reading

SPQ 051: Knock Off Books: What Can I Do About Copycat Authors?

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The Question

What do you do about authors who publish books extremely similar to the ones you publish? I have noticed books with very similar covers and content in the marketplace.

Biggest Takeaway

Steve’s Answer

This is a very touchy subject, and a lot of people get very emotional about it. No one likes to see their hard work get ripped off by someone who outsourced the work to a writer in a foreign country. Steve understands what this is like because his content is ripped off all the time. Continue reading