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What You Should Know Before You Hire a Book Designer
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Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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This free ebook can save you time and money by helping you clarify your goals before hiring a book designer. What you don't know now can cost you later!
E-book Formatting & Publishing on Smashwords
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,590. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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A brief guide packed with illustrations to formatting and publishing your book on Smashwords. The formatting begins with the basic document in Microsoft Word. Follows this guide and your title will look as it should do in e-readers.
The Second Mouse Gets the Cheese: How to Avoid the Traps of Self-Publishing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,960. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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The self-publishing option is full of traps for unwary little mice who jump into the fray without the necessary understanding of what all is involved. Carolyn Schriber shares her tips to help new self-publishers. The book is an anecdotal account of what she learned along the way and what you, too, need to know in order to get your piece of the cheese.
Secrets of Successful Writers
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Price: Free! Words: 52,470. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Writers speak about how to write, publish and promote your book in the age of digital publishing. Contains interviews with John Locke, Gordon Ferris, Stephen Carpenter, Dakota Banks, Linda Wisdom, Matthew Reilly, Loucinda McGary, David Lender, JR Rain, Jack Dann, Dale Brown, Stephanie McAfee, Andy Briggs, Kat Martin and many, many more.
The New Author - Writing, Self-Publishing and Social Media Platforms
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,880. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012 by Marble City Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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The New Author is a 200 page book in three sections: writing basics, developing a 'social media platform' and self-publishing as an independent author. Take your manuscript from ready to go with this informative and easy to read guide.
Yes You Can: Create Your Own E-book
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Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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What I’m offering up is a simplified guide to actually getting your book finished and looking like the real e-book that you dream of and can be proud of. I'm not an expert, just an enthusiastic amateur.
The Backward Approach to Ebook Success
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Price: Free! Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
Thinking of writing an ebook? Not sure how to go about it? This ebook contains important do’s and don’ts on marketing ebooks, pricing ebooks, and using social networks. It also provides useful sales and genre data, and demonstrates how using the personal knowledge and experiences described in this ebook will improve your foray into the world of self-publishing.
How to Make an eBook with Sigil
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Price: Free! Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Creating a perfect eBook from a manuscript requires technical knowledge that many authors in the self-publishing community either do not have or do not have time to learn. By using the free program Sigil, you can quickly and easily convert your manuscript into an EPUB eBook that is ready to be uploaded to many of the eBook stores.
Release The Author In You...
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,100. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012 by M&S Direct Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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At some point in our lives, everyone has wanted to write a book, to tell the world your story. There is something empowering about the fact that you can write down your thoughts and present them to the world, sending a statement that “This is Me, Don’t Judge Me....Love Me!” Join me as we explore the ins and outs of writing your very own eBook...
How to Make, Market and Sell Ebooks - All for Free
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,680. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Everything for self-publishing. Save time, money, energy and sell ebooks. Like ten books in one, the only source for what you need to succeed. Updated for 2014.
Yellow
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Price: Free! Words: 420. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Here comes that yellow feeling.
Easy Smashwords Formatting In OpenOffice
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012 by Empire. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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Welcome to Easy Smashwords Formatting In OpenOffice. In this guide you'll learn the ten steps it takes to get your book into the Smashwords Premium Distribution Program every time. This book is specifically designed for those of you who prefer to use the free word processing program known as OpenOffice.
First Mistakes - A Guide For Smashwords Fiction Writers
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Price: Free! Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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One of the most important, and also one of the most overlooked components of a story writer's work is the very first sentence. This simple writers' guide uses real examples from Smashwords to examine what makes a good opening line, and the common mistakes writers make.
Keeping Your Soul Work Alive: A Meditation on Writing and Self-Publishing
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Price: Free! Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
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In this brief essay, a veteran author, independent publisher, and writing coach muses about the challenges of honest self-expression -- and the even bigger challenges of getting one's expressions out into the world.
My Book Isn't Selling! The Chargan Book of Marketing Ideas
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Price: Free! Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010 by Linda Phillips. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
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So you've published your book but it is not selling? The publishing world is highly competitive, and the advent of ebooks has changed the landscape further in 2010. How you do make your book stand out? This book contains practical ideas that you should pursue to start generating sales.
A Simple Guide to Self-Publishing
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
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A Simple Guide to Self-Publishing is a step by step guide to completing your first publishing project. Encouraging the use of both print on demand, and e-publishing, the guide advises you on simple self-marketing techniques, a costings breakdown for e-publishing,suggestions for enhancing your e-book and advice on how to fulfil the traditional publishers role.
Facebook Guide for Authors
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 17,340. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
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Learn how to harness the networking power of Facebook without wasting your time! In Facebook Guide for Authors you'll get step-by-step instructions for showcasing your book on your personal profile, setting up a business page, using groups, networking the right way, and more. This guide is tailored to meet the unique needs of authors and features real-life examples and an action plan checklist.
Profitable E-Book Publishing
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business
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Make residual income immediately by self-publishing your own e-book or article. A simpleton's guide to self-publishing for life-long profit. I show you how to start making money now with NO investment by getting noticed!
So You Want to Be a Writer
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Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Becoming a writer is more than an idea, a pen and paper. In this digital age it takes more in order to break into the industry. This short guide gives you the basics that you'll need to get started on that dream of becoming a published writer.
A Self Publisher's Journal
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You set the price! Words: 10,830. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Tittel's journal is a record of the steps she took toward successfully self-publishing her own novels and study guide. Inside, you'll find a chapter by chapter listing of not only helpful advice but full-sheet examples of press releases and other marketing tools used to help promote her to, what may soon be a best-selling series in the category of inspirational fiction.