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Getting listed on Amazon is a key part of book distribution. In order to get your book listed on Amazon, you will need an ISBN and a bar code. You'll also need to sign up for one of their publisher programs, such as Advantage. Amazon usually requires two copies (or an electronic copy) and a digital photograph of the cover. Another way of getting your book onto Amazon is to make use of the 'search inside' program. This will allow people to see excerpts of your book based on the search keywords they use. You can also consider registering as an Amazon Associate to increase your share of the cover price of any of your books sold by this method.