Please note, this forum is not for self-promotional plugs. It's for discussing how to promote your book or other writing.
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If you are an author but your book is not self-published, then the below guide most likely will not work for you. In that case, you would then want to contact your publisher to make prices changes. You can also check your publishing contract for more information about price changes.
If you are the publisher of the book you want to make temporarily free on Kindle, you can do using the following steps.
Step 1 -- Log into Amazon KDP at: https://kdp.amazon.com/
Step 2 -- Click the "Promote & Advertise" on the right side of the panel for the book you want to make temporarily free on Kindle
Step 3 -- If the book is not enrolled in Kindle Select already, click "Enroll in Kindle Select". Otherwise, if the book is already enrolled in Kindle Select, skip to step 4 below.
Step 4 -- In the "Run a Price Promotion" section, select "Free Book Promotion" and then click the the button that says "Create a new Free Book Promotion". From there you will be able to select the start and end dates of the promotion.
You are typically able to schedule a Kindle book to be free for up to 5 days each quarter (3 months).
In the event, you can not or do not want to enroll the book in Kindle Select, a workaround is to make the ebook free on a different retailer such as Smashwords or Barnes and Noble and then use Amazon's price match feature to get Amazon to make the Kindle book free on Amazon. However, that workaround is bit more complicated and less reliable, so it is not recommended for those who are not computer savvy and already familiar with navigating Amazon's backend.
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