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How to Self-publish an eBook for Sale?

Jun 07,2012 18:12 pm / Posted by to eBooks Topics
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The entire e-book market is rapidly evolving, and a large number of authors or self-publishing companies are offering e-book deals for making money. Besides, getting your written ebook published through a massive distribution system is probably the most effective. You can publish ebook format like PDF, ePub, Mobi and more. Actually, you need to know some basic knowledge about publishing your own ebook:

- How to create an ebook with the easiest and most cost-efficient way for publishing?
- where you can distribute these ebooks? And what format are supported by these platforms?
- How to choose the platform and publish your books successfully?

To create your own ebooks, please try Free eBook Converter for Mac to make your own ebooks like PDF, ePub, Mobi or other formats. Now, you can publish your book to Amazon’s Kindle Store and Apple’s iBookstore or other ebook sharing platforms. Below we will introduce you the detailed operation steps about self-publishing successfully.

Self-publish Your eBook to Amazon.com's Kindle

Amazon is one of the largest online ebookstore. You can directly upload your books to KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing) without other apps installing. You can self-publish your books on the Amazon Kindle Store, and your book will be located on Kindle devices and Kindle apps for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, PC, Mac, etc.

Firstly: Create your own account of Amazon if you have not one. Then login it. Choose your book you want to self-publish and set your book cover image. Creating an attractive cover image will certainly help to increase sales.

Secondly: Be sure you write a description that is good and convincing. It will highlight the primary points of your book. You also perform some keyword research, as you will be asked to enter some keywords that are associated with your ebook.

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Thirdly: Before you upload your ebook on Kindle Store ensure that the formatting and things are OK. You can preview your ebook by using eBook Reader for Mac.

Self-publish Your eBook to iBookstore

Submitting to the iBookstore requires a little preparation. Authors need a valid iTunes Store account, a tax ID, and an ISBN for each book. When you have collected the essential information, make your account at iTunes Connect.

iBookstore can recognize ePub format by default. If your books are not compatible with iBookstore please try ePub Converter for Mac to change other files to ePub format for publishing.

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Overall: eBook publishing could be a challenge. It will take patience and plenty of trial and error. The present ePub and Kindle formats are in their early stages and the published output is rather easy to work with multiple devices. If you are in a hurry to obtain published, this article will help you a lot.

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