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Steps to Self-Publishing


Steps to Self-Publishing

***New for 2018*** From manuscript to marketing, everything you need to know to successfully self-publish in one user-friendly volume. Each section explains the available options from all-in-one packages offered by firms such as Thomson-Shore and Matador to DIY services from CreateSpace, KDP, Smashwords and Lulu. PART ONE: STEPS TO SELF-PUBLISHING • Editing: free options and advice on hiring a professional • ISBNs and Legal Deposits: what are they and who needs to worry about them? • Pricing: how to price ebooks and paperbacks competitively • Design: cover creation and internal layout – the options and costs involved • Printing: print runs vs print on demand • Print Distribution: bookshops, Amazon Advantage, CreateSpace and more • Ebooks: the different formats and distribution methods explained • Marketing: learn the shortcuts – giveaways and reviews • CreateSpace, KDP and Smashwords: detailed guides on how to list your book with each service PART TWO: PRACTICAL GUIDES Step-by-step instructions, packed with screenshots, allowing Word users to: • Typeset a print book • Prepare an ebook • Produce marketing materials, such as an Advance Information sheet Make the right decisions every step of the way and see your book successfully come to life.

  • ISBN: 9780463901601
  • Author: Rachel Clarke
  • Published: 2018-06-23 19:05:10
  • Words: 69943
Steps to Self-Publishing Steps to Self-Publishing