What should your book look like? By Kate Sullivan You’ve written your first book. You’ve sent it through the rounds with beta readers, hired an editor, shaped up your title, and gotten a head start on building your marketing platform. You’ve even done the research to determine that self-publishing is right for you; you’re going to avoid the hassle and
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Learn how to self-publish an ebook or book and promote and market your books using keywords and metadata, as well as how to leverage social media to get your title in front of potential readers. For almost any question you have about self-publishing an ebook or book, you will probably find the answer on our site.
There are over 400 self-publishing articles covering topics including how to self-publish an ebook or a print on demand (POD) paperback, through to how to use advertising and promotion to increase book sales.
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What actions do you want from your blog readers? By Lisa Brown Writing blog posts take a lot of work, and without a call to action, you may not reach your ultimate goal. The content on your blog should be of the highest quality, offering great information and inspire your audience to take action. But what action should they take
Delisting an ebook from Draft2Digital or Smashwords is necessary if you want to enrol your title with Amazon KDP Select. I have written before about Draft2Digital and Smashwords and how both platforms have advantages when it comes to open publishing. While Draft2Digital shines with its interface and automatic end-matter, Smashwords has a far wider distribution network and its own ebook
How can I improve my written grammar? By Lisa Brown It is always disappointing when you read a good book or article, but the grammar is not quite right. Every writer should take some time to improve their language skills before sending their work out. Perhaps you have a great imagination, and new ideas come easy, but if you have
All you need to know about getting started in self-publishing. From formatting your manuscript, publishing your book, to marketing ideas to sell books.
There are many reasons to self-publish your book, and there is nothing stopping you from becoming an author and selling your books online.
The four most popular self-publishing service providers for new authors are Kindle Direct Publishing, Smashwords, Draft2Digital and Createspace.
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