Amazon KDP Ingram IngramSpark expanded distribution kindle use both printers transfer file book
Can I set up my print book with IngramSpark and (KDP) Kindle Direct Publishing? YES! Just as you were able to do in the past with Create Space. If you want to use both IngramSpark and Amazon KDP, you can do that. Just be sure you don’t select the Expanded Distribution service they offer.
IngramSpark is non-exclusive. You can set up your book on your IngramSpark account and sell it through our global distribution network, plus you can use other printers, distributors, fulfillment services, or any companies you choose to work with.
With the KDP program, it is our understanding, you can use only Amazon, or, if you select their Expanded Distribution program, "your book's ISBN must not have been submitted for distribution through another service" (such as IngramSpark) and your book must be available on Amazon.
If you are already using the expanded distribution services KDP offers then your book is already available for sale through some of the markets we offer. KDP has an account with Ingram which is how they can offer expanded distribution services. With our distribution service, an ISBN can only be listed on one account.
If you want your book available through IngramSpark and Amazon, you would have to remove expanded distribution services and have the title, ISBN, and files transferred to your IngramSpark account. You will need to have a fully set up IngramSpark account before requesting the transfer. Then your book could be available through Ingram and Amazon. If you decide to do this, there is a transfer process and an addendum that has to be completed by you, the publisher, and KDP would have to approve the transfer.
Note about ebooks:
If you have provided any e-books to Amazon for the Kindle in the past 12 months we will not be able to provide service to Kindle through the IngramSpark program. If it's been at least 12 months since you uploaded any ebook titles to Kindle on your own, you can use IngramSpark to supply your ebooks to Kindle by accepting and signing the Amazon agreement.
Click HERE to learn more about the Title Transfer process.
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