Just read Building Your Book for Kindle, Amazon’s basic guide for formatting and uploading MS Word 2010 documents to be made into ebooks.
Pros: Perfect for Kindle. Easy to read and short. Comprehensive for the mandatory stuff. Free.
Cons: Thin, not much but the basics. Lacking advice for where to get help with major items like cover design and editing.
Here’s the video review below.
This is actually a new book (surprising, yes) released by KDP Amazon to help Indie authors upload better books. Here’s the info from their site:
We are excited you’ve decided to design, format, and prepare your book for Kindle! We’ll walk you through the necessary steps in creating a professional digital file of your book for quick upload to Kindle Direct Publishing. (…keep reading)
And for those who want a more comprehensive book that helps writers format ebooks for every e-reading device (Apple iPad, Barnes & Noble Nook, Sony Reader, Kobo Reader, Amazon Kindle and more), may I recommend Mark Coker’s free Style Guide from Smashwords.