Amazon Adds Pre-orders for All Authors

How’s that for alliteration? If you haven’t noticed, or didn’t think to look like the rest of us, there’s a new button on your KDP Direct Reports Dashboard…



You may have to log out first and log back in, in order to see the change. At least that’s what I had to do. Here’s a path to Amazon’s description of the new feature:

And another screenshot of where you actually choose when the book will release…



These images were not so sneakily stolen from the thread over at where heated discussion has erupted as it often does with new Amazon initiatives. 😀 You can check out the conversation here.

I know I’ll be using it in the near future for my upcoming release. I’m always willing to give a new tool a shot. I’m hearing both good and bad and the thing has only been live for about three hours. We’ll see how it all pans out though.

8 thoughts on “Amazon Adds Pre-orders for All Authors

  1. Reblogged this on Franklin Kendrick and commented:
    This is awesome news. I’m anxious to give it a try. It means I’ll have to actually have something finished early enough to have a pre-order ready to go, but I’ll definitely be giving it a shot. Now, to get to finishing the next project…


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