Low-Content Books: Your Ultimate Guide

How to write low content books

No Content Books

Low content books

Low-content books: Start with what you know.

  • Cook
  • Business
  • History
  • Travel
  • DIY
  • Mystery
  • Adventure
  • Romance
  • Sci-fi, etc

Choose your audience carefully

Low content books: what’s inside?

Low content book covers

Low-content books: the importance of graphics

How to write low content books?

  1. Create a PDF with, for example, 120 pages in the correct format (you can buy «inside pages» on Etsy, for example)
  2. Design a cover (use an existing t-shirt design and format it properly, or hire someone at Fiverr/Upwork, etc.)
  3. Create the product sales page on Amazon KDP

Why you should be writing low content books

  • First, repurposing designs is super efficient.
  • Second, the concept is not that well known yet, compared to FBA or Amazon Merch.
  • Thirdly, the barriers to entry are low: there is no application process, no long questionnaires to fill out, no monthly costs or waiting times until you can get started.

No- and low-content books on KDP: This is where you start

  • You have to be able to research
  • Open a KDP account
  • Create cover designs or turn your shirt design to the right format
    Create the inside pages or buy templates

Research: Your key to success

Low-content book ideas

  • A diary for dieters
  • A student diary
  • A diary for anxious patients
  • A pregnancy diary
  • A diary for people who want to quit smoking
  • Diaries
  • Notebooks
  • Cookbooks
  • Children’s books
  • Calendars
  • Logbooks
  • Magazines
  • Picture guide books

Uploading low-content books: Provide basic information

  • Book type (paperback, not Kindle eBook)
  • Language (I choose English here because USA is the largest market)
  • Book title and subtitle
    Author (You can also use a pseudonym or something like “Diet Journal”. Just make sure no one else uses that name.)
  • A short description with important facts and keywords
  • Publishing Rights (Amazon wants to know if you own the copyright and publishing rights to this book.)
  • Keywords (so people can find your book better in search results, this is a very important point
  • ISBN (KDP will assign you a free ISBN)
  • Release date, usually immediately

Tip: Re-use successful ideas

Final thoughts on low-content books

  • Identify niches with sufficiently high demand and low competition — and that is exactly the strength of this business model, there are still plenty of them.
  • Create visually appealing covers.
  • Write a short description of the book.

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