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Got the following email yesterday:

Header: Congratulations! You've been published!

Body: Hello,

The book(s) you recently submitted to KDP has been published to the Kindle Store and should already be available for readers to purchase. The product description may take up to 36-72 hours to appear on the detail page, and links to the book's physical counterpart may take up to five days. If you are resubmitting your content file or updating your book details, the changes should display live within the next 36-72 hours.

Here's a link to your book(s) in the Kindle store:
Through Darkness and Stars (The Omniverse) | http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0057070EM

If you are this book's author, you're eligible to participate in Amazon's Author Central program. You can use Author Central to increase your sales potential on Amazon.com by sharing the most up-to-date information about yourself and your work with your readers. Learn more at http://authorcentral.amazon.com/kdp/B0057070EM

If you need to update the price of your book or its descriptive information, such as title, author, or description please visit the following help page for instructions: http://forums.kindledirectpublishing.com/kdpforums/entry!default.jspa?externalID=20

For additional ideas on how to merchandise your book, we have created the following help page:
http://forums.kindledirectpublishing.com/kdpforums/kbcategory.jspa?categoryID=25

We look forward to offering your book to millions of Amazon customers on Kindle, iPad, iPhone, Blackberry, Android devices, PC, and Mac. Thanks again for publishing your work on Kindle, and we wish you the best of luck in promoting and selling your work!

Sincerely,

Kindle Direct Publishing Team
http://kdp.amazon.com
 

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SteveKarmazenuk said:
Got the following email yesterday:

Header: Congratulations! You've been published!

Body: Hello,

The book(s) you recently submitted to KDP has been published to the Kindle Store and should already be available for readers to purchase. The product description may take up to 36-72 hours to appear on the detail page, and links to the book's physical counterpart may take up to five days. If you are resubmitting your content file or updating your book details, the changes should display live within the next 36-72 hours.

Here's a link to your book(s) in the Kindle store:
Through Darkness and Stars (The Omniverse) | http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0057070EM

If you are this book's author, you're eligible to participate in Amazon's Author Central program. You can use Author Central to increase your sales potential on Amazon.com by sharing the most up-to-date information about yourself and your work with your readers. Learn more at http://authorcentral.amazon.com/kdp/B0057070EM

If you need to update the price of your book or its descriptive information, such as title, author, or description please visit the following help page for instructions: http://forums.kindledirectpublishing.com/kdpforums/entry!default.jspa?externalID=20

For additional ideas on how to merchandise your book, we have created the following help page:
http://forums.kindledirectpublishing.com/kdpforums/kbcategory.jspa?categoryID=25

We look forward to offering your book to millions of Amazon customers on Kindle, iPad, iPhone, Blackberry, Android devices, PC, and Mac. Thanks again for publishing your work on Kindle, and we wish you the best of luck in promoting and selling your work!

Sincerely,

Kindle Direct Publishing Team
http://kdp.amazon.com
That's the e-mail you get from Kindle Direct Publishing after your final file has been uploaded and you've finished the process. It goes out after the book has finished review and changes from "Publishing" to "Live" on your KDP bookshelf. When it talks about linking to the book's physical counterpart, that only applies if there is one, whether it's CreateSpace or some other version, and you have to request that link. But yeah, if you published a book through KDP, that e-mail is on the up and up. If you didn't... I'd say someone did, under your e-mail address.
 

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Thanks for the 411 guys!

I was suspicious because I didn't get one for Unearthing or Never Mind...but following your lead(s) I went ahead and filled out all the necessary processes.

 

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SteveKarmazenuk said:
Thanks for the 411 guys!

I was suspicious because I didn't get one for Unearthing or Never Mind...but following your lead(s) I went ahead and filled out all the necessary processes.
Did you publish directly with KDP for Unearthing? If you didn't get an Amazon confirmation email, it probably went into your spam folder.
 

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Author Central is a handy way to aggregate your books on one single Amazon page and add a little personal touch. It's not a scam, don't worry :)
 

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I think it is geniune, I got the same email when I put my book up - I don't think you have anything to worry about.
 
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