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A boost for small businesses in the UK – Amazon and Enterprise Nation launch Amazon Small Business Accelerator
The programme will help 200,000 small businesses and startups through new online learning, an intensive week-long bootcamp to help 1,000 offline businesses get online, and access to free services, credits, training and support. Read More
Empowering small businesses
The most radical and transformative of inventions are often those that empower others to unleash their creativity—to pursue their dreams. These are the stories of the inventors, authors, and small business owners who are transforming their lives with Amazon.

Meet the Amazon seller helping businesses become more sustainable

We speak to Portus Digital, the online tech retailer working to make UK businesses more sustainable.

How small businesses are using Amazon to keep trading during Covid-19

In a challenging environment, many small businesses are finding new ways to serve customers and to support their local communities.

The art of business

As Amazon prepares to celebrate International Women’s Day, we spoke to female entrepreneur and Amazon Handmade seller Kate Chesters about how she turned her passion for art into a business.

How Amazon Alexa is helping children learn to code

As part of our commitment to promoting the diverse range of exciting careers available for young people in STEM, Amazon’s UK head office opened its doors to the next generation of innovators and inventors.

The Amazon Campus Challenge supports the next generation of business leaders

Amazon has announced the launch of its new Campus Challenge competition and is encouraging students across the country to sign up for the programme to be in with the chance of winning up to £10,000 for their team.

Publish your book

We believe that if you write a book, you should be able to publish it. Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) empowers you to do just that—it's an easy-to-use self-publishing platform that lets anyone who has a story publish it. Whether it's a book you wrote years ago that never got picked up or a short story you wrote last month and want to share with readers, KDP empowers writers to bring their work to readers in Amazon Kindle Stores around the world. You can also publish and distribute your book in print with CreateSpace—it's free and offers similar benefits to KDP like worldwide distribution and higher royalties.

Get your movie or series made

Since launching in November 2010, Amazon Studios has been an avenue for hugely talented writers and filmmakers to break into the entertainment industry. If you're an aspiring filmmaker or screenwriter, you can submit your ideas for movies and original shows. And, unlike the traditional path for these careers, you'll get real-time feedback—from customers. If customers love your idea, it can be made into a feature film or episodic series.

Make money on your site

If you have a blog or website and want to make extra money, you can become an Amazon Associate—linking to products on Amazon. Every time one of your followers clicks on one of those links and buys a product from Amazon.co.uk, you earn referral fees.

Small British businesses use Alexa to innovate

Laundrapp, a dry cleaning business in London, uses Alexa to innovate in a 150-year-old industry.

Next up for Amazon UK employees: build your own small business delivering Amazon packages

The program continues Amazon’s long-time commitment of empowering employees to pursue career aspirations

Amazon and Enterprise Nation kick off ‘Clicks and Mortar’ with Manchester store for small business

Amazon has partnered with Enterprise Nation to launch Clicks and Mortar, a new programme to help small businesses grow on both the high street and online.
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