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The First Ten Steps
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
The First Ten Steps OK.... Your ebook is published. You did some tweets about it and you posted on Facebook. Now what? The First Ten Steps lays out several PROVEN methods for using free social media sites to get your new ebook in front of eager readers. It was written by International Bestselling Indie Fantasy Author M. R. Mathias, Who first pubbed in July 2010 & has now topped over 50k sales!
They Stole Your Book! Now What?
Price: Free! Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
What can you do if you discover that someone has stolen your book? What steps can you take to get the stolen book removed? I share what I did when I found three of my books stolen and put up for sale on Amazon. Topics also covered in this ebook are registering your copyright in the United States, book piracy, and using Smashwords.
Blurbing It Out
Price: Free! Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Many independent writers need help, though not with their storytelling. Far too many indie writers are inept promoters. The fault reveals itself glaringly in their blurbs and Long Descriptions. A promotional blurb is the writer's job interview. He has to make it sing sweetly to the potential reader. This little tome notes the most conspicuous problems, and provides an offer of assistance.
How To Write Ebooks
Series: How To Write Ebooks, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,330. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
A quick guide for new authors. It covers the idea, the plan, writing, more writing and publishing.
Guida all’Ebook Marketing Smashwords
Price: Free! Words: 13,280. Language: Italian. Published: December 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Questa Guida vuole aiutare autori ed editori a promuovere e vendere i propri ebook su Smashwords ma anche su tutti gli altri negozi virtuali. La Guida, partendo da come Smashwords aiuta gli autori a promuovere l'ebook, dà 30 utilissimi suggerimenti per costruire autonomamente e gratuitamente un ottimo ebook marketing.
Compulsively Writing Fiction: My experiences in Self-publishing in 2011
Price: Free! Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This free ebook is a compilation and organization of my self-publishing journey in 2011 as taken from my blog. This book is crafted to help all of you new self-publishers to live your dream and publish your book!
Writing Your Book: Cashing in on publishing faster, easier, and cheaper
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 8,790. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Write Today—Earn Tomorrow New equipment and new techniques make writing a book faster, easier and cheaper. You will discover: • What fiction and nonfiction subjects are in demand. • How large is your potential reading market • Where to find the information for your book • How and where to sell your book online This book provides the shortcut to becoming a published author.
7 Gateways to Self-Published Success
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The boom in self-published books is a wonderful thing, unless you're tasked with reading them for a living. This book breaks down the seven biggest mistakes self-publishing authors make and can help them meet and exceed the dreams that drove them to write in the first place. A bookseller, library tech, self-publisher and longtime book reviewer can help you connect with readers and succeed.
Alien Alliance; Stolen
Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is the account of the theft (plagiarism) of my eBook Alien Alliance, the first in a series and my first publication. It is a 'how to' guide as to how to resolve this, how to reduce the chances of it happening and a warning to be vigilant. It is also a warning of an increasing problem and a very distressing one. The second part is a description of the series and what is coming next.
Write Better
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 9,200. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This book, growing out of years of writing experience, offers what every aspiring writer needs: quick, practical tips that are immediately applicable to any writing project. One reviewer said: Your tips have changed the way I write. I heard you more clearly than all the teachers, professors, educators, and books on writing that I have had in my life.
How to Write and Self Publish eBooks for Free!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
So, you like writing. Now what? This guide has everything you need to know about becoming successful. I will take you through getting inspired for an idea, how to plan, write and edit, how to make an ebook cover (for free, using Paint or similar), how to make a trailer video for Youtube and how to market yourself to get as many readers (and profit) as possible!
Authors & Publishers Must Die!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,210. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013 by Books of the Dead Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
From the mouth of an author, and a publisher: Authors and Publishers Must Die! is filled to the rim with straightforward MUST READ advice for the author in your life… with no punches pulled!
Open Office: Through The Meatgrinder
Price: Free! Words: 13,560. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Digital publishing, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This (short) 4-chapter, 100% FREE e-book will quickly walk you through the e-book formatting process, saving time and money. Free template downloads shave hours off the formatting process and learning curve. Use practically any word processor worth its salt, (Macs too). This little e-book will walk you through the entire formatting process. Finish formatting by the end of chapter 2. 100% free!
Self-Publishing Your Book: A Guide for First-Time and DIY Authors
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
I am the author of 8 books -- 3 paperbacks and 8 ebooks. Overall I have been successful in getting my books published and sold. However, I did make mistakes and learned some valuable lessons along the way. This book is far from a complete resource on how to write, publish and market your books. The purpose of my book is to share with you my insights and experiences in publishing my books.
How To Write An Ebook In Only 30 days
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013 by madhouseMEDIA. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
Geoff Hughes puts down the challenge to anyone who has every wanted to write a book but can't find the time to get on with it. You can write an eBook in only 30 days if you follow this day by day motivational guide. Take the 30 day challenge! Geoff Hughes is the author of Beautiful Lies and regularly blogs on writing and motivation and independent publishing at
Making Word.doc Files on Linux
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Desktop publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
Smashwords requires Microsoft Word.doc files for the books it publishes. This is a problem for Linux users because Word doesn't run natively on Linux. You can make these files with LibreOffice (the replacement for OpenOffice). This revised edition shows you how to use LibreOffice to produce files that will work on Smashwords.
Smashwords Formatting Smashed: A Short, Easy, Step-by-Step Tutorial Instruction Guide (That Won’t Leave You With A Headache!)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
(5.00 from 1 review)
This step-by-step guide will efficiently instruct you through the basics of formatting your Microsoft Word document for Smashwords. Everything you need to know about the basics of successfully formatting manuscript is laid out in this easy-to-follow, straightforward tutorial. Follow these instructions exactly, and prepare your e-book quickly and easily today!
Simply Put: Self-Publishing Basics
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
Not everyone has dreams of writing and publishing dozens of books, but it seems that every time I turn around I meet someone who has at least one book they would like to publish, but they don't know where to begin. Most haven't begun because they don't know where to start, or are concerned about the costs. Here I share tips from my exciting self-publishing journey over the last year.
eBook Magic: An Overall Approach to Writing and Selling E-books on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iTunes and Everywhere Else
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,330. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
E-Book Magic uses humor, anecdotes and 'blunt talk' to spill the trade secrets that successful authors have been using to sell e-books on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Smashwords and Apple's ibookstore. It also looks at success in a way never discussed before in a book of this type. This e-book will tell you things that authors will never, ever share with you and hold back for fear of competition.
Edit, Self-publish; Sell your book with Six Top Online Publishers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,370. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011 by Marie Seltenrych. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
Publish with CreateSpace, Amazon/KDP, Lulu, WordClay and Smashwords: links, hints, formatting, ITIN, ISBNs, Images,distribution. Digital and non-digital manuscripts Helpful informtion for you to start your publishing journey.