Is CreateSpace still active?

Is CreateSpace still active?

Here’s what you need to know. As all writers know, the process of self-publishing a book is ever-fluctuating and evolving. Case in point: CreateSpace, one of the premier print-on-demand (POD) services for self-published authors, merged with Amazon’s KDP Print in late 2018.

Does CreateSpace own my book?

CreateSpace Free ISBNs. For the free ones, you have to use CreateSpace’s imprint (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform). That has the disadvantage of making it obvious that your book is self-published. Some bookstores frown on stocking books with the CreateSpace imprint.

Does Amazon CreateSpace still exist?

CreateSpace has been replaced by the Amazon service Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP). KDP is used to set up both paperbacks and ebooks on Amazon. Click here to go to the KDP page on Amazon. KDP does not offer services to authors other than linking the books to Amazon to sell and providing sales reports.

How much does CreateSpace cost?

Publishing through CreateSpace is free, and they’ll keep between 20% and 60% of book sales, depending on the sales channel.

When did CreateSpace shut down?

Updated by David Gaughran 25 January 2022. Publishing • 180 Comments. It’s official: Amazon has closed CreateSpace and the website is dead.

Who took over CreateSpace?

Amazon purchased CreateSpace in 2005 and allowed it to continue functioning while they perfected KDP. In July 2018, CreateSpace merged with KDP, creating just one platform for publishing both e-books and print books.

Does Amazon publish books for free?

Nothing! It’s free to publish a book on Amazon through their online Kindle Direct Publishing platform. You pay no upfront costs, but Amazon will take a portion of your book’s earnings to print, leaving you with 60% royalties after the book print price, which is why authors are making more now than ever before.