Validating and Checking the Formatting of a Kindle Book

Before publishing your ebook online, you should always make sure that you validate the ebook first and check that it renders properly on each of the devices that you intend to distribute it to.

The video below gives an overview of the best way to validate Kindle books before publishing them to Amazon’s KDP.

As mentioned in the above video, the best way to validate Kindle ebooks is to use Amazon’s Kindle Previewer, which really is an excellent emulator that allows you to validate your Kindle book for use on the Fire HD, Fire HDX, Kindle Voyage, Kindle DX, as well as for the Kindle for iPhone and Kindle for iPad.

The video below is a detailed look at how to go about validating your ebooks using the Kindle Previewer:

Of course, as good as the Kindle Previewer is, at the end of the day it is still an emulator and nothing beats testing out your Kindle ebook on an actual device.

In the video below, I show you how easy Amazon have now made it for you to send your ebook to any Kindle device for testing, using their free application, Send To Kindle:

These 3 videos have been taken from the online course Formatting eBooks: How To Format For Kindle and ePub, which is a course for self-published authors, where you will learn how to format professional looking eBooks that will provide your readers with an enjoyable reading experience.
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