How to Self Publish Your Book

"How to produce a commercial-looking book and avoid all the common pitfalls"--Cover.

Author: Jan Yager

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ISBN: 0757004652

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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A new world has opened to writers who wish to have their words turned into finished books. With technological advances in typesetting, printing, distribution, and sales, self-publishing has become a reality. But while converting your writing into a commercially available title may sound relatively easy--based upon the claims of some companies that offer this service--there are many important considerations you should be aware of before going to press. Publishing expert Dr. Jan Yager has created an easy-to-follow guide that will take you from a book's conception and writing to its production and sales. Whether your work is fiction or nonfiction, How to Self-Publish Your Book offers sound and proven advice at every turn, enabling you to avoid common pitfalls along the way to becoming a self-published author. The book is divided into three parts. Part One takes you through the initial manuscript preparation--setting your goals, writing, sequencing, editing, and proofing, as well as creating a business plan for your book's eventual release. Part Two focuses on the actual production of your book. It explains the importance of cover and interior design, what you need to know about producing physical books and e-books, and how to turn your title into an audiobook. Part Three provides key information on how to market and sell your book--subjects that are crucial to a title's success, but of which most writers have very little understanding. Also included is a valuable resource section that guides you to websites which offer essential information on self-publishing service providers, including complete self-publishing companies as well as freelance editors, proofreaders, printers, distributors, marketers, and publicists. Today, self-publishing workshops and lecturers charge hopeful writers hundreds of dollars, promising to turn their self-published books into bestsellers. The fact is that your book's chance of success starts at its origin, not with the finished product. However you choose to produce your book, whether through a self-publishing company or through separate services, here is a complete road map to what lies ahead--based not on hype or wishful thinking, but on Dr. Jan Yager's lifetime of experience in the world of publishing.

150 Self Publishing Questions Answered

There’s no question that ALLi hasn’t seen. In fact, this book answers questions you probably haven't thought of.

Author: Alliance of Independent Authors

Publisher: Font Publications

ISBN: 9781913349882

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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Do you have self-publishing questions that you can’t seem to find the answer to? We’re here to help. Hi there. We’re The Alliance of Independent Authors (call us ALLi for short—rhymes with “ally”). We’re a nonprofit organization for self-published writers. We help indie authors like you all over the world make better books and reach more readers. It has never been easier to publish a book, but with so many options, it can be hard to know whether writing advice is good or bad. So we decided to write a book to help authors navigate their publishing adventures. Your Self-Publishing Questions Answered is based on overwhelming data & analytics: 1,000+ questions from our author members, 2000+ ALLi blog articles, 400 ALLi podcast episodes, our 24/365 Facebook community where members ask questions daily, and input from our world-class advisors from every corner of the publishing industry. There’s no question that ALLi hasn’t seen. In fact, this book answers questions you probably haven't thought of. In an engaging question & answer format, you’ll learn how to: Sell more books effortlessly Design bestselling covers Win the war against writer’s block Edit your book into nirvana Improve your marketing and sales And more, including a resource section with 75+ resources to help you keep learning The advice in this book is battle-tested by thousands of authors who visit ALLi’s Self-Publishing Advice Centre each month. Not only are we making a real difference in writers’ lives, we’re the only non-profit organization for self-published writers doing this kind of work. If you’re ready to become a savvier writer, click the buy button to grab Your Self-Publishing Questions Answered, and let ALLi show you how to turn your imagination into income.

Start Your Own Self Publishing Business 3 E

In this valuable guide, industry experts coach you in becoming a player in the self-publishing arena—whether it is self-publishing your own book or providing professional services for others who want to self-publish.

Author: Entrepreneur Press

Publisher: Entrepreneur Press

ISBN: 9781599184371

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

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Self-publishing is a fast-growing industry, and bookstores and consumers alike are beginning to acknowledge the value of self-published books. In this valuable guide, industry experts coach you in becoming a player in the self-publishing arena—whether it is self-publishing your own book or providing professional services for others who want to self-publish. Entrepreneur Press is a leading small to midsized business trade publisher, provides aspiring, emerging, and growing entrepreneurs with actionable solutions to every business challenge—ultimately, leading them from business idea to business success.

How to Self Publish Your Book

Self-published author and expert Carla King gives a simple step-by-step guide to self-publishing your book as an e-book or print book.

Author: Carla King

Publisher: Public Broadcasting Service

ISBN: 9781627640015

Category: Reference

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Did you ever consider self-publishing your own book but were daunted by the complex process of actually doing it? Self-published author and expert Carla King gives a simple step-by-step guide to self-publishing your book as an e-book or print book. Plot your success by choosing the reputable tools and services recommended here, along with techniques that will help your book succeed in the market that you choose.

14 Steps to Self Publishing a Book

If so, this is the perfect book for you! In this concise and practical self-publishing guide for aspiring authors, Mike Kowis, Esq., shares his 14-step process to publishing attractive, well-written, and effectively marketed books.

Author: Mike Kowis

Publisher: Lecture Pro Publishing

ISBN: 0997994657

Category: Authorship

Page: 66

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How do I self-publish my new book? And how much will it cost?Have you ever asked yourself these questions? If so, this is the perfect book for you! In this concise and practical self-publishing guide for aspiring authors, Mike Kowis, Esq., shares his 14-step process to publishing attractive, well-written, and effectively marketed books. Don't worry, it's MUCH easier than you think! In this step-by-step guide, you will learn: *Everything you need to know about self-publishing, including advice for editing, designing, distributing, and marketing your book;*How much this process costs; plus*The surprising lessons Mike learned from self-publishing his award-winning debut book.This handy book also includes a checklist of the entire 14-step process so you won't miss a single thing. MIKE KOWIS, ESQ., is a corporate tax attorney, college instructor, and award-winning author. During the two-month process of self-publishing his first book, Engaging College Students: A Fun and Edgy Guide for Professors, Mike took careful notes on each step and later decided to write this book to help other authors who want to self-publish. Mike holds a bachelor's degree and two law degrees, including an advanced law degree from Georgetown University Law Center. He lives in Texas with his beautiful wife, Jessica, their two rambunctious children, and two noisy but sweet dogs. You can find more information at www.engagingcollegestudents.com/self-publishing-guide.

Successful Self Publishing

I've made lots of mistakes along the way, but through the process of self-publishing 27 books, I've learned the most effective way to publish and market your books. In this book, I'll share everything with you.

Author: Joanna Penn

Publisher: Curl Up Press via PublishDrive

ISBN: PKEY:6610000094684

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 118

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Do you want to successfully self-publish in ebook, print or audiobook formats? There are thousands of new books being published every day, but many self-published books quickly sink to the bottom of the pile. Many authors are frustrated because there are so many options for self-publishing, and they don't know which one to choose or what will be best for their book. Others spend thousands of dollars to publish and end up broken-hearted with the result. But it doesn't have to be this way. I've spent the last ten years self-publishing bestselling fiction and non-fiction books and in 2011, I left my day job to become a full-time author-entrepreneur. I've made lots of mistakes along the way, but through the process of self-publishing 27 books, I've learned the most effective way to publish and market your books. In this book, I'll share everything with you. The book includes: - What you need to know before you self-publish - Why self-publishing an ebook is a good idea - How to format an ebook - Exclusivity and going direct - How to self-publish an ebook - Why self-publish a print book - Print-on-demand will change your life - What you need to know before you print - How to self-publish a print book - What to do if you want help with the publishing process - How to self-publish an audiobook - After self-publishing - How much does it cost to self-publish? - How do you get paid when you self-publish? - Book marketing principles - How to market fiction - How to market non-fiction Plus, links to more useful resources. If you're ready to successfully self-publish, then download a sample or buy now.

Self Publish be Happy

This book offers a do-it-yourself manual and a survey of key examples of self-published success stories, as well as a self-publishing manifesto and list of resources.

Author: Bruno Ceschel

Publisher: Aperture Foundation

ISBN: 1597113441

Category: Photobooks

Page: 510

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Self Publish Succeed

In Self-Publish & Succeed, trusted best-selling author and entrepreneur Julie Broad shows you that writing a successful nonfiction book starts long before you write your first chapter.

Author: Julie Broad

Publisher:

ISBN: 1736031503

Category:

Page: 242

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You can write a book-anyone can. But if you want to write a book that people will want or even need to read, it's not as simple as sitting down to write. In fact, that's one of the biggest mistakes unsuccessful authors make. Writing a book can be one of the smartest moves for your business success. But you need more than writing skills to create an impressive book that readers will love. You also need a plan to market, sell, and leverage your book into a new level of leadership within your industry to reach your professional goals. In Self-Publish & Succeed, trusted best-selling author and entrepreneur Julie Broad shows you that writing a successful nonfiction book starts long before you write your first chapter. To write a book that boosts your brand, generates a profit, and makes you an influencer in your industry, you need the #noboringbooks way. You're about to discover: -The reason why you're not finishing your book-and how to overcome it. -Why most books are boring, and how to keep yours from being one of them. -Which editors you need to perfect your story and where to find them. -The one simple page that could generate thousands of sales. -Seven places to sell your book (and only one starts with "A!"). Nonfiction doesn't mean no fun. Write a money-making book that delivers meaningful impact. Self-Publish & Succeed is your step-by-step guide to writing, publishing, and marketing a book that will get attention, explode your career, and change people's lives-including yours.

Mass Authorship and the Rise of Self Publishing

Timothy Laquintano compares the experiences of self-publishing authors in three distinct genres—poker strategy guides, memoirs, and romance novels—as well as those of writers whose self-published works hit major bestseller lists.

Author: Timothy Laquintano

Publisher: University of Iowa Press

ISBN: 9781609384456

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 243

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Drawing on eight years of research and interviews with more than eighty self-published writers, Mass Authorship avoids the polemics, instead showing how writers are actually thinking about and dealing with this brave new world. Timothy Laquintano compares the experiences of self-publishing authors in three distinct genres--poker strategy guides, memoirs, and romance novels--as well as those of writers whose self-published works hit major bestseller lists. He finds that the significance of self-publishing and the challenge it presents to traditional publishing depend on the aims of authors, the desires of their readers, the affordances of their platforms, and the business plans of the companies that provide those platforms.

How to Self Publish a Book

By the end of this book, you'll know all the major options that are available to use as a self-published author and you'll know of the tools you'll need to be able to successfully self-publish.

Author: Connor Whiteley

Publisher:

ISBN: 9798623412621

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Page: 206

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Perfect for anyone interested in self-publishing. BOOK CONTAINS LINK TO FREE GIFT! Do you want to publish your book? Do you want to free from traditional publishers and looking to self-publishing? Do you just want to get your book out into the world? If the answer is yes to any of those questions, then this is the book for you. As in this book you'll learn about all the different self-publishing options as well as the amazing tools and opportunities that are available to us as self-published authors. By the end of this book, you'll know all the major options that are available to use as a self-published author and you'll know of the tools you'll need to be able to successfully self-publish. If you like this book, then please check out Human Branding for Authors: How to be Human in an AI World? Content: Introduction Part One: Considerations and Essentials Before You Self-Publish Before you Publish Bookstores aren't Bookstores Keywords Titles Book Covers Book Descriptions Pen Names What to Write: Standalones, Series or Serial Pricing Part Two: Publishing Your Book Exclusivity vs Wide Publishing How to Publish on Amazon How to Publish an Ebook How to Publish a Print Book How to Publish an Audiobook Part Three: Marketing Overview Author Website and Mailing List A Quick Marketing Overview: Content Marketing, Ads and more

Self Published Millionaire

Joseph Alexander has set the self-publishing world alight, earning over $2,500,000 in royalties. This book is a step-by-step guide to his unbelievably effective writing and publishing process.

Author: Joseph Alexander

Publisher:

ISBN: 1789330254

Category: Reference

Page: 208

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Crack the Code of Profitable Self-Publishing. Learn how to plan, write, publish and market your book from a proven seven-figure author. Joseph Alexander has set the self-publishing world alight, earning over $2,500,000 in royalties. This book is a step-by-step guide to his unbelievably effective writing and publishing process.

SELF PUBLISHING GUIDE

The book publishing industry has changed dramatically over the years, publishing your book today is easier than it’s ever been. With the help of this guide, you can easily turn your knowledge, creativity, or experiences into reality.

Author: Sure Print & Design

Publisher: Sure Print & Design

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 28

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An easy-to-follow guide on how to self-publish. Step by step turning from writer to published author. If you’re like most people who have written a book you’ve discovered that finding a publisher to publish your book can be extremely frustrating if not downright impossible. The book publishing industry has changed dramatically over the years, publishing your book today is easier than it’s ever been. With the help of this guide, you can easily turn your knowledge, creativity, or experiences into reality. If you have written a book but are unsure of the next step, or if you just want to publish your book and need some guidance, then this book can show everything you need to get your book published. Inside, you will find guidance and a proven road-map to take your work from concept stage to a professionally published book.

Self Publishing

This is the reason why more and more authors have taken the self-publishing route. But you must have a plan or a publishing strategy.

Author: Lorenz Tarah

Publisher: Zen Mastery Srl

ISBN: 6069837312

Category:

Page: 58

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Self-Publishing: The Ultimate Guide On How to Self-Publish a Book, Learn the Easiest and Most Effective Ways on How You Can Publish Your Book Without a Traditional Publisher If you have looked into publishing your book before, you are probably aware of the traditional way to publish books. You also probably have a basic idea that you can actually self-publish your own work. Although going through the traditional way will give a better chance of your book being read by people, it's usually a long process and may take about a year or even longer from the time you submitted the manuscript to the time it gets produced and published. This is the reason why more and more authors have taken the self-publishing route. But you must have a plan or a publishing strategy. Studies show that 90% of self-publishing success came from authors taking ample time to plan and strategize how they would produce and market their book. This book will provide you a comprehensive guide on the different ways you can self-publish your book. You will learn the viability of each option as well their advantages and disadvantages. You will discover useful information about the different types of books you can publish and different book-delivery systems. This book will teach you about the following topics and many others: Traditional Publishing vs Self-Publishing The Forty-Seventh Principle The Excitement Factor Marketing and Promotion Kindle eBooks Books on CD/DVD Per Demand Product Fulfillment For Print Books CreateSpace Marketing Your Book as a Self-Publisher "Which Option is Best and Most Easy For Me?" Once you learn the different ways you can publish your book, you can make an informed decision on which one you think would work best for you. There is no one best way as it depends on each author and their goals and priorities. If you want to learn more about different ways to self-publish your book, scroll up and click "add to cart" now.

Self Publishing Books 101

We have been publishing books since 2008 and want to share what we have learned with you. In this book we cover everything from the different companies and costs, to copyright information and book design.

Author: Shelley Hitz

Publisher:

ISBN: 069221335X

Category: Publishers and publishing

Page: 157

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Self-publishing books has never been easier. With print on demand and eBook technology available to us, it has made the process of self-publishing available to anyone and everyone. And there does not have to be huge upfront costs either. However, there are certain steps to self-publishing that you need to know. We have been publishing books since 2008 and want to share what we have learned with you. In this book we cover everything from the different companies and costs, to copyright information and book design. You will learn how to: - Build a foundation for publishing success - Self-publish your book in multiple formats - Make other publishing decisions - And more! We invite you to come with us and take a walk through the step-by-step process to getting your book self-published. After all, if you can dream it, you can do it!

Self Publishing on Amazon 2021

You can use Amazon's "Look Inside" feature to check out this book before you buy it. Just click the cover image above to read the first section of the book for free.About the AuthorI published my first Kindle book in August 2012.

Author: Andy Williams

Publisher:

ISBN: 9798704216896

Category:

Page: 180

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I would never have attempted to publish my own books at any other time in our history. That's a bold statement... The thing is, the Kindle revolution has made it so easy that if you aspire to be a published author, now IS the time. Today, you don't have to send out hundreds of letters to publishers or agents. You don't have to receive hundreds of rejection letters back. Even if you do get a literary agent interested in your work, there are so many people involved in the decision to publish your book that there's no guarantee you'll get it in print. That's not even mentioning how your profits will be eaten away by the various people involved in the process. Each will take their cut. Today, you can write a book and self-publish it on Amazon for FREE and ANYONE can do it. Not only that, but you can earn up to 70% royalties on your book sales! We are at a special time in history where opportunity really is knocking. My entire strategy for formatting, self-publishing and promoting your Kindle & paperback books on Amazon is covered in this book. You don't need to be a tech wizard, as each step is described in great detail with plenty of screenshots. If you can use a word processor, you can publish your work on Amazon! By following the step-by-step instructions in this book, you'll know how to: * Check if there is a hungry market for your book. * Find the best keywords and know how to use them to help your book rank higher in Amazon. * Estimate sales of other Kindle books. * Format your book as you write it, without having to buy any tools or hire someone to do it for you. A single document can be used to create both your Kindle and paperback versions.* Create a table of contents properly so that it works with the Kindle reader and is properly formatted for your paperback version.* Create book covers, or where you can get them from if you are not a designer.* Submit your books so they have the best possible chance of ranking in Amazon's search engine.* Create formatted book descriptions on Amazon.* How to update your book.* How to promote your book for free.* How to set up your Author Central profile.* How to make use of the look inside feature in your books.* Why serialization of books works, and how to do it.* Basic Text Formatting.* Which Font?* Links and formatting checks.* Page Numbering in Word.* Adding a new paperback.* Price calculator and deciding on Trim size.* Common formatting problems.* Book Cover Templates.* Submitting the paperback and choosing distribution channels.* Tracking sales, plus lots of other stuff ...You can use Amazon's "Look Inside" feature to check out this book before you buy it. Just click the cover image above to read the first section of the book for free.About the AuthorI published my first Kindle book in August 2012. By December 2012 (just 5 months later), I was making what many people consider to be a full time income from my books. I've been writing and publishing books ever since.

The Complete Guide to Self Publishing Comics

With The Complete Guide to Self-Publishing Comics, creators/instructors Comfort Love and Adam Withers provide a step-by-step breakdown of the comics-making process, perfect for any aspiring comics creator.

Author: Comfort Love

Publisher: Watson-Guptill

ISBN: 9780804137812

Category: Art

Page: 240

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Take Control of Your Comics-Making Destiny Creating your own comic is easier than ever before. With advances in technology, the increased connectivity of social media, and the ever-increasing popularity of the comics medium, successful DIY comics publishing is within your reach. With The Complete Guide to Self-Publishing Comics, creators/instructors Comfort Love and Adam Withers provide a step-by-step breakdown of the comics-making process, perfect for any aspiring comics creator. This unprecedented, in-depth coverage gives you expert analysis on each step—writing, drawing, coloring, lettering, publishing, and marketing. Along the way, luminaries in the fields of comics, manga, and webcomics—like Mark Waid, Adam Warren, Scott Kurtz, and Jill Thompson—lend a hand, providing “Pro Tips” on essential topics for achieving your comics-making dreams. With the insights and expertise contained within these pages, you’ll have everything you need and no excuses left: It’s time to make your comics!

How to Self Publish a Book

Not to mention the fact that going through all that work to just land an agent isn't necessary if you want to publish a book. Learning how to self-publish a book and getting your ideas into the world is easier than it's ever been.

Author: James Zatezalo

Publisher:

ISBN: 9798712492893

Category:

Page: 52

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Historically, if you wanted to know how to publish a book, you needed an agent to get a traditional publisher to look at your manuscript. In fact, many publishing companies won't even open a manuscript if it doesn't come through an agent... Which makes learning how to publish a book way more difficult. Not to mention the fact that going through all that work to just land an agent isn't necessary if you want to publish a book. Learning how to self-publish a book and getting your ideas into the world is easier than it's ever been. There is a wealth of knowledge available online, shared by authors who have developed proven techniques for selling more books. There are also a number of ways new authors can access professional services without breaking the bank. In How to Self- Publish a Book, we will share a common-sense, jargon-free approach to ascending the heights of the self-publishing world. Here's how to get a book published in some simple steps. But first, let's go back a ways...

How to Be A Self Published Author

The purpose of this book is to provide the steps to self publish a book using online resources and Microsoft Word.

Author: Pat Gaudette

Publisher:

ISBN: 0982561709

Category: Reference

Page: 112

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It has never been easier for anyone who has written a book to also have it published. There are many steps involved in publishing a book whether a major publisher is the one in charge or a self-publisher is making the decisions and doing the work, but it's not rock science. The purpose of this book is to provide the steps to self publish a book using online resources and Microsoft Word.

Stress Free Self Publishing

Giving independent authors a no-nonsense guide to taking control of self-publishing in a way that is professional, credible, and ethical, the author details proven methods that ensure that authors retain 100 percent of their copyright and ...

Author: Samantha Pearce

Publisher:

ISBN: 1916077609

Category:

Page: 202

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Stress-Free Self-Publishing gives independent authors a no-nonsense guide to taking control of self-publishing in a way that is professional, credible and ethical. Using proven methods, our approach ensures that authors retain 100% of their copyright and royalties and opens up affordable distribution into 7000+ online retailers worldwide.

The Author s Guide to Self Publishing in South Africa

This short guide-book is there to assist you in understanding the basic principles and process to effective self-publishing from writing a book all the way to marketing it to your niche effectively and creatively.

Author: Webster Tsenase

Publisher: TW Publishers

ISBN: 9780620664455

Category: Reference

Page:

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The Self-Publishing industry is on a continual rise all around the world. Many have self-published their books only to find that their books aren't being bought by their intended niche and this book looks at all the issues and solutions to self-publishing. This short guide-book is there to assist you in understanding the basic principles and process to effective self-publishing from writing a book all the way to marketing it to your niche effectively and creatively.