How to Sell Your Book, CD, or DVD on Amazon

How to distribute things through Amazon.

  1. Get an ISBN (for a book), or a UPC (for a CD or DVD). For one book it costs $125, for one CD, $55, for one DVD, $89.
  2. Get a bar code based on the ISBN or UPC. Costs $10, or may be included in UPC.
  3. Sign up with Amazon, $30 per year.
  4. Duplicate your stuff; include the bar code on the outside.
  5. Ship two copies to Amazon
  6. Send cover scan
  7. Track sales
  8. Register it (optional)

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Alexander Refsum Jensenius is a music researcher and research musician living in Oslo, Norway.