Kindle Formatting - Kindle Publishing and CreateSpace

Get more sales and save time with perfect formatting, using 1 simple template that works for Kindle and CreateSpace!
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  • Lectures 12
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 8/2015 English

Course Description

This course is packed with great information for Kindle and Createspace publishers and indie authors. You will not only find out how to format your book perfectly for Kindle and Createspace using just 1 document that you can upload to both platforms, but you will find out how to use your table of contents to generate you more sales and much, much more.

You will learn how to:

  • Create A Template that Can be Used For Kindle and CreateSpace
  • Use Styles and Setting Up Custom Styles
  • Understand What Page Size to Use and Why it's so Important
  • Understand Proper Spacing, Page Breaks and Section Breaks
  • Create a Click able, Auto-Updating Table of Contents
  • Make Your Table of Contents Sell Your Book for You
  • Bulk Out Your Paperbacks to Generate More Sales
  • Understand Copyright and Disclaimer Information
  • Use Simple Tips and Tricks to Improve Your Introduction and Final Chapter
  • Use and Format Images Properly to Keep Kindle Delivery Costs Down
This course also contains the following resources:
  • A Free Download of the Template I Personally Use
  • Fiction Book Disclaimer Template
  • Factual/Informational Book Disclaimer Template
  • Medical Disclaimer Book Template
  • Links to Very Useful Websites

What are the requirements?

  • Basic Kindle and Createspace publishing knowledge
  • Microsoft word

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Format perfectly for both Kindle and Createspace
  • Create a click-able table of contents
  • Create an auto-updating table of contents
  • Increase sales using clever formatting
  • Get less bad reviews and more positive reviews based on the overall reading experience
  • Save time and streamline the editing process
  • Use styles to format content quickly in Microsoft Word
  • Use breaks to ensure proper spacing of content

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is designed for Kindle and Create Space publishers and indie authors

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Welcome

A brief introduction and overview of the course

Section 2: Setting Up Your Template

In this section, we will be covering the selection of Createspace templates that are available and choosing the correct one to form the basis of your template.


This section covers using the template we have chosen. We will edit the styles, set up the styles pallet for easy use and learn how to apply styles to the content.


In this section we will cover the use of proper spacing and page breaks to ensure our chapters always start on a new page.

The Mac Shortcut for inserting page breaks is: Fn+Shift+Return

Section 3: Table of Contents

The section will show you how to create a dynamic table of contents, with auto-updating chapters and page numbers. This table of contents will also automatically convert to become clickable anchor links to the relevent chapters when viewed on a kindle device.


In this video I will be showing you how you can make your table of contents really stand out and show off your content so that people previewing your book will be far more likely to buy your book, increasing your sales in a simple way.

Section 4: Other Tips and Tricks

This section covers using clever formatting to make the paperback version of your book seem longer and take up more space. This will give the impression of a longer book and will show more pages on the Amazon listing, making people more likely to buy your book.


This video covers a few tips and tricks that I always use before publishing the final copy of my book.


In this video I will talk about using images in your book and how to keep the kindle delivery costs down


This video will explain how to create and use custom styles. I also talk about how to find out what style is applied to a particular piece of text and how to edit it

Section 5: Bonus Videos!

In this section I will show you the ins and outs of the template I personally use, so that you can get the best use out of it as possible. I will also be including the download link to the free template.


Congratulations on complteing the course! Just a couple of quick notes before you leave.

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Instructor Biography

Grahame Garlick, Passive Income Businesses and Online Income

I am an experienced Kindle and Createspace Publisher and I am well versed in multiple forms of passive income.

I currently earn a full time living, working from home with no boss to answer to and earning all of my money online.

I decided to join Udemy to share some of my knowledge with other people after taking a few courses myself. During these courses I noticed that some of the things the instructors were teaching could be done better. So I thought, if I know how to do it better and they are making courses on it, why can't I?! So here I am!

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