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Publishing E-Books For Dummies

Author: Ali Luke

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118352025

Category: Computers

Page: 312

View: 2358

Publish, market, and sell your own e-book Although creating an e-book seems fairly straightforward, it is not. You need to select and create a variety of formats that will be read on a variety of e-reader devices--and market and sell your book in a variety of ways. Before you take the plunge, get this practical guide. With clear instruction and sensible advice, it will help you navigate the often confusing, time-consuming, and costly world of self-publishing an e-book. The book gives you solid marketing tips for selling your e-book, including using blogging and social media and how to build an online platform. It also discusses key technologies you'll encounter, including Smashwords, iBooks Author, Amazon, Microsoft Word, Open Office, Calibre, WordPress, E-junkie, and others. Helps readers navigate the confusing, time-consuming, and often costly world of self-publishing an e-book Provides both technical how-tos as well solid marketing advice on how to sell your e-book using Facebook, Twitter, Goodreads, and other social media sites Covers essential technologies, such as Smashwords, iBooks Author, Amazon, Microsoft Word, Open Office, Calibre, WordPress, and E-junkie Explores e-book devices, including Kindle, Kobo, Sony Reader, Nook, iPad, and other tablets Delves into the nitty-gritty of e-book formats Before you self-publish your e-book, start first with Publishing eBooks For Dummies.

Publishing E-Books For Dummies

Author: Ali Luke

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118372786

Category: Computers

Page: 312

View: 754

Publish, market, and sell your own e-book Although creating an e-book seems fairly straightforward, it is not. You need to select and create a variety of formats that will be read on a variety of e-reader devices--and market and sell your book in a variety of ways. Before you take the plunge, get this practical guide. With clear instruction and sensible advice, it will help you navigate the often confusing, time-consuming, and costly world of self-publishing an e-book. The book gives you solid marketing tips for selling your e-book, including using blogging and social media and how to build an online platform. It also discusses key technologies you'll encounter, including Smashwords, iBooks Author, Amazon, Microsoft Word, Open Office, Calibre, WordPress, E-junkie, and others. Helps readers navigate the confusing, time-consuming, and often costly world of self-publishing an e-book Provides both technical how-tos as well solid marketing advice on how to sell your e-book using Facebook, Twitter, Goodreads, and other social media sites Covers essential technologies, such as Smashwords, iBooks Author, Amazon, Microsoft Word, Open Office, Calibre, WordPress, and E-junkie Explores e-book devices, including Kindle, Kobo, Sony Reader, Nook, iPad, and other tablets Delves into the nitty-gritty of e-book formats Before you self-publish your e-book, start first with Publishing eBooks For Dummies.

Publishing E-Books For Dummies

Author: Ali Luke

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118342909

Category: Computers

Page: 296

View: 3264

There's more to publishing an e-book than you might think-- and this guide explains it all! E-books give you full control: you no longer need to go through agents or publishers. But you do need to know about writing, publishing, and promoting an e-book in order to put it in front of a worldwide audience.

How to Make, Market and Sell Ebooks - All for Free

Author: Jason Matthews

Publisher: BookCountry

ISBN: 1463002637

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1

View: 6473

"...the best book, hands down for any author looking to self-publish." "...a refreshing change from the hard-sell type of internet marketing I'd been exposed to previously." "I would have given this book 10 stars if I could!" "...a must-have for anyone who aspires to self publish." "Now having read many more on the subject (there are many), I can say without question this is THE BEST ONE." Your one-stop guide for everything self-publishing. Save time, money, energy and sell ebooks. Discover the best ways to: Maximize Social Media and Online Platform. Create a Professional Blog Site. Design Ebook Covers. Format and Upload for Amazon, Smashwords, Barnes & Noble, Apple and other Retailers. Convert Documents to any Format (epub, mobi, pdf and more). Create a Professional Website. Rise with SEO (search engine optimization) in Google-Bing rankings. Sell from your own Sites with a system that runs on Autopilot. Make Paperbacks. Use PR (public relations) to drive Traffic to You. and much more. Plus you can do all these things for free! Packed with information, examples, over 250 links to sites and software to accomplish goals at retailers and your own websites. Simple enough for beginners and relevant to experts who could use extra guidance. Like ten books in one, the only source for everything to succeed. Updated for 2013. Subjects: sell ebooks, ebook business, publish ebooks, self-publishing, writers, writers reference, writing, e-publishing, book marketing, kindle, indie authors

Book Publishing for Dummies

How to Write and Publish Your Book

Author: craig lock

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781503233492

Category:

Page: 40

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PUBLISHING FOR "DUMMIES.."., like your author Here's a short booklet (e-book) on the publishing process, based on our experiences that I've been learning over the past 15 years or so. It follows on from my first ebook on this subject (not so hard as it appears) "Publishing for Dummies" How to Write and Publish an Electronic Book (e-book) is also available at http: //www.amazon.com/Publishing-Dummies-Electronic-book-ebook/dp/B006KRSNM4 Enjoy and happy writing and publishing "total non-techno" craig "The journey of a thousand miles starts with a flat tyre and broken fan-belt, er sorry, a single step." www.creativekiwis.com ." 'Whatever you can do or dream you can do, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!' -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German poet, novelist and playwright From https: //writeanpublish.wordpress.com and https: //writeanpublish.wordpress.com/category/new-books-by-craig-lock/ * - 1.THE PLACE OF E-BOOKS AND THE FUTURE OF ELECTRONIC PUBLISHING (1999) (from www.ebooks.digibooks.wordpress.com) 2.HOW TO GET PUBLISHED: The Art (or should that be Craft?) of Self Publishing 3.CREATING and PUBLISHING YOUR OWN E-BOOK WITH AMAZON 4. THE FINAL WORD * * Submitter's Note: My "technogeek" friend and associate Bill is very professional and fussy in the publishing process... so tears his hair out at my initial efforts (practice makes "purrfect"). Bill will be horrified that this book has been published already with Amazon. Anyway enjoy Craig (November 2014) "You will do foolish (crazy) things... yet do them with enthusiasm." -Colette -The story of "my little" life, perhaps! * So here goes...

Self-Publishing For Dummies

Author: Jason R. Rich

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111805296X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 384

View: 9155

Covers budgeting, copyrighting, and marketing Know the pros and cons of self-publishing and get your work in print Thinking about self-publishing your book? This no-nonsense guide walks you through the entire process of going it alone, from preparing your manuscript and creating the perfect title to selling the final product. You'll see how to obtain an ISBN, work with printers and distributors, create a buzz with publicity, and take advantage of electronic publishing. Discover how to * Start your own publishing company * Edit your work effectively * Design and format your book * Hire skilled professionals to help * Manage outside vendors * Build awareness for your book online

Writing Children's Books For Dummies

Author: Lisa Rojany Buccieri,Peter Economy

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118460022

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 384

View: 9696

Everything aspiring authors need to write, publish, and sell a children's book Everyone loves a children's book—and many dream about writing one. But is it actually possible for an unpublished writer—armed with a good story idea and a love of kids—to write, sell, publish, and promote a book? Yes, it is! Clearly and concisely written with straightforward advice and a plethora of specific up-to-date recommendations, Writing Children's Books For Dummies provides step-by-step information on everything aspiring children's book authors need to know—from researching the current marketplace to developing story ideas, strengthening writing skills, dealing with editors, and submitting proposals and manuscripts to agents and publishers. Updated and improved writing exercises All new content on social media and establishing an online presence as an author Fresh, updated content on publishing via hard copy and all the e- platforms From setting down that first word on paper to doing a successful publicity tour, Writing Children's Books For Dummies gives you the confidence and the insiders' know-how to write and sell the story you've always wanted to write.

iBooks Author For Dummies

Author: Galen Gruman

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118376757

Category: Computers

Page: 240

View: 9051

Design and create your own e-book using the groundbreaking iBooks Author app With Apple's iBooks Author app, you can create rich, interactive books for use on the iPad, and this new For Dummies handy portable guide shows you just how to do it. Whether you want to create textbooks, training materials, marketing reports, or awesome product manuals with dynamic content, this book takes you through the process. Plunge in, and you'll soon learn how to create an iPad e-book with all the bells and whistles, including video, interactive widgets, text, tables, figures, colors, cool fonts, and more. Helps educators, small publishers, trainers, authors, or entrepreneurs create their own e-books using the new iBooks Author software Covers the software as well as book-building basics, such as adding text, color, tables, and figures Shows you how to include dynamic content, like video, presentations, interactive widgets, charts, and web components Discusses publishing your iPad e-book to the iBookstore iBooks Author For Dummies is what you need to get your book off the ground and into the hands of readers in a hurry!

How I Sold 1 Million EBooks in 5 Months

Author: John Locke

Publisher: John Locke

ISBN: 9781935670919

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 170

View: 9986

Now, for the first time ever, John Locke reveals the marketing system he created to sell more than 1,100,000 eBooks in five months! His Credentials: John is the eighth author in the world—and the first self-published author in history—to have sold 1 million eBooks on Kindle! He is the first self-published author to hit #1 on the Amazon/Kindle Best Seller’s List, and the first to hit both #1 and #2 at the same time! He is a New York Times best-selling author! He has been featured in the Wall Street Journal and Entertainment Weekly! He has had 4 of the top 10 books on Amazon/Kindle at the same time, including #1 and #2! He has had 7 books in the top 34 and 8 books in the Top 50 at the same time! These numbers are not positions within a category. They are positions that include all Kindle sales including fiction, non-fiction, magazine subscriptions, and game apps! By the middle of March, 2011, it had been calculated that “every 7 seconds, 24 hours a day, a John Locke novel is downloaded somewhere in the world.” …All this was achieved PART TIME, without an agent, publicist, and at virtually no marketing expense!

YouTube For Dummies

Author: Doug Sahlin,Chris Botello

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118051702

Category: Computers

Page: 408

View: 3593

YouTube For Dummies takes the classic Dummies tact in helping tech novices get a handle on a popular technology that more tech-savvy audiences consider "simple." With so much content on YouTube getting media attention, more first-timers are jumping on the site and they need help. The book also helps the next step audience of users looking to add content to YouTube. Content includes: Watching the Tube - includes getting your PC ready for YouTube viewing, finding video, signing up for an account, and creating favorites. Loading Video to YouTube—covers the nuts and bolts of shooting video, transferring it to a PC, editing it, and sending it up to YouTube. Bringing Along YouTube—covers the various ways you can use YouTube video in places other than on the site. Includes mobile YouTube and adding videos to your MySpace page or another Web site. I Always Wanted To Direct—explores how to use YouTube's directors program to upload longer video, use the site for marketing, or launch your own videoblog.

Memoir Writing For Dummies

Author: Ryan Van Cleave

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118414675

Category: Education

Page: 384

View: 429

Learn to: Mine your past for great stories Choose the best structure to highlight your story Get your memoir published Market your finished memoir Expert tips and strategies to help you craft your life story and get it published! Memoir writing is a growing phenomenon — and it's not just for celebrities and politicians. Everyone has a story to tell, and Memoir Writing For Dummies provides you with the tools you need to share your life story with the world. With easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions — along with helpful tips and advice on how to get published — Memoir Writing For Dummies shows you how to put pen to paper and hone the craft of writing a truly compelling memoir. You'll get advice on how to explore your memories, map out your story, perfect your plot, and so much more. Packed with proven tips and writing tricks of the trade, Memoir Writing For Dummies gives you everything you need to ensure your life story is never forgotten. Remember the past — put on your research cap and uncover your memories Get over writer's block — find out how to deal with distractions and focus on the task Write your first draft — develop your structure, setting, characters, and dialogue Edit your work — explore ways to push your story to the next level and make revisions like the pros Get published — understand the publishing process and decide which route is right for you Market your memoir — develop strategies to get the word out about your memoir Open the book and find: Ways to unlock your memories Writing exercises in each chapter to improve your manuscript How to use metaphor and figurative language Strategies for fine-tuning your story Tips for editing your work How to find a literary agent Understanding the difference between traditional publishing and self-publishing Ways to promote your finished product

Java All-in-One For Dummies

Author: Doug Lowe

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118054581

Category: Computers

Page: 912

View: 4943

Marketing For Dummies

Author: Jeanette McMurtry

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119365570

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 408

View: 2234

The classic, bestselling marketing guide, updated for the digital era Marketing For Dummies, 5th Edition is the ultimate handbook for boosting your business. Whether you're a small mom-and-pop shop, a local nonprofit, or a mid-size business looking to grow, the right marketing approach can make your company or organization stand out from the crowd. This book shows you how to find, reach, and engage with your customers in a way that brings in business. This new edition, updated to align with the latest marketing revolution, introduces you to essential techniques including search engine, guerilla, global, and behavior marketing. You'll learn where to find your people, and how to give them what they want—how they want it—using behavioral techniques. You'll discover inexpensive online marketing and promotion tools, proving that budget doesn't have to be an insurmountable obstacle. You'll find up-to-date marketing plans, resources, and examples throughout to help you get out there and get your business noticed today! Today's marketing treats every aspect of customer interaction—including customer service and the product itself—as an opportunity to grow. This book shows you how to harness the power of these techniques to drive traffic, boost sales, and move your business forward. Turn web visibility into real-world traffic and sales Reach the right people at the right time Develop a cohesive marketing plan for any budget Source locally, market dynamically, and connect with your community Whether you're looking for fundamental marketing skills, seeking guidance on social media and analytics, or need a full-blown comprehensive web marketing strategy, this book has you covered. Marketing For Dummies, 5th Edition helps you open the door to a new, more successful phase of business.

YouTube Channels For Dummies

Author: Rob Ciampa,Theresa Moore

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118958179

Category: Computers

Page: 408

View: 9098

Shows you how to create content, establish a channel, build an audience, and successfully monetize video content online

The Publishing Business

A Guide to Starting Out and Getting On

Author: Kelvin Smith,Melanie Ramdarshan Bold

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1474249531

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

View: 9455

The Publishing Business, is an invaluable guide to understanding what book publishing is and what it might become. Using popular and current examples, this second edition demonstrates that, to succeed, publishers must prove their commitment to producing accurate, attractive and well edited content, their ability to innovate pioneering digital technologies and their dedication to promoting their titles to new audiences. This book explains the responsibilities at each stage of the publishing process, describes current roles and practices, and provides much food for thought on how publishers can ensure their skills remain relevant in the digital age. Fully updated to take into account recent developments in the publishing world, this new edition also includes additional real-world examples from a variety of publishing sectors, insightful interviews with industry experts and new and updated activities throughout. Beautifully designed, thoroughly illustrated and packed with examples of publishing practice, The Publishing Business is an essential introduction to a dynamic industry.

A Detailed Guide to Self-Publishing with Amazon and Other Online Booksellers

Author: Chris McMullen

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN: 9781484037249

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 212

View: 2822

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: This is Volume 2, which includes marketability tips, marketing strategies, cover design, editing your proof, perfecting your paperback and eBook, creating an online author platform, and useful tips about Amazon and other booksellers. The book is both highly informative (like how to use Roman numerals for initial pages and Arabic numbers for others and how to use basic HTML to perfect the eBook), yet also focused on useful marketing, cover design, editing, formatting, and publishing skills. AUTHOR: Chris McMullen has written and self-published over a dozen paperback books and eBooks. This book also was self-published using the same techniques that are described here. NOTES: In contrast to the first volume, Volume 2 on marketing and marketability has very little to do with Microsoft Word. DESCRIPTION: Find highly detailed instructions for how to edit, perfect, and market your books. Some of the specific topics include: Several common mistakes in cover design and subtle pointers for perfecting the cover. Numerous tips for how to proofread your paperback and eBook for editing and formatting issues. Premarketing strategies that you should be applying before you publish to give your book a headstart. Using Roman numerals and Arabic page numbers, and different headings in each chapter in Word 2010. Understanding how to interpret Amazon's sales rank and author rank. How you may receive free media coverage and how to prepare a professional press release package. A variety of tips for arranging and preparing for book readings and signings. Learning the true meaning of marketing and how to apply it to effectively sell your books. Using boldface, italics, linespaces, and bullets in your book description. All about branding your book and your image as an author. Setting up an AuthorCentral account, WordPress or Blogspot blog, and Goodreads author page. Discovering which booksellers are selling your books through CreateSpace's Expanded Distribution. VOLUME 2 CONTENTS: Editing Your Proof (includes marketability, cover design, editing, and subtle formatting tips). Creating Author Pages (your online author platform). Useful Tips about Amazon and Other Booksellers (like keywords, sales rank, customer reviews, and using Amazon Advantage to arrange preorders). Marketing Strategies (an introduction to the concepts and numerous free and low-cost strategies, plus several helpful tips). Updated October 3, 2014.

Digital Marketing For Dummies

Author: Ryan Deiss,Russ Henneberry

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119235596

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 360

View: 1558

Does your digital marketing pack a punch? Written with the marketer's best interests in mind, this friendly, down-to-earth guide shows you how to use proven digital marketing strategies and tactics to expand the reach of your brand, increase audience engagement, and acquire and monetize customers. From current best practices in SEO and SEM to the latest ways to effectively use content marketing and influencer marketing—and everything in between—Digital Marketing For Dummies helps you get the most out of all your digital marketing efforts. What worked in digital marketing just a few years ago is quickly losing relevance as electronic platforms—and the people who use them—continue to evolve. So how do you keep afloat in this fast-paced and ultra-competitive environment? Don't sweat it! Digital Marketing For Dummies takes the guesswork out of marketing in the digital age, offering the latest tips and techniques for utilizing technology to get your product or services out to the masses. Whether you're looking to craft a killer campaign from scratch or just want to beef up your social media presence, you'll find everything you need to meet your business goals—and boost your bottom line. Develop an individually tailored digital marketing campaign Offer an effective lead magnet to convert visitors Keep your audience invested in your brand, products, and services Create a return path with frequent and strategic communication with your customers If you're ready to benefit from the latest and greatest digital marketing has to offer, this no-nonsense guide sets you up for success.

eBay For Dummies

Author: Marsha Collier

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470497418

Category: Computers

Page: 408

View: 6672

The bestsellng guide to successfully buying and selling on eBay, fully revised and updated eBay is the world's #1 shopping and selling site, where millions find bargains and make money with their own sales. Marsha Collier is the #1 eBay expert and bestselling author, with more than a million copies of her books in print. And eBay For Dummies has been the bestselling book on eBay since the original edition in 1999. Thoroughly updated to cover all the changes in the eBay site, eBay For Dummies, 6th Edition gets you started with information about signing up and navigating the site. It shows you how to find the best bargains, bid to win, and complete your purchase securely. Then it guides you into become a successful eBay seller, showing you how you can pick up extra money in a tight economy with eBay sales. Covers how to find bargains on eBay, bid successfully, and pay for your purchases safely Helps new users become comfortable with the site and shop with confidence Shows you how to set up a seller account, list items, offer customer service, ship merchandise, and receive payment securely Prepares you for other issues that may arise Explores eBay's special features, showing you how to work within the rules, use the community, and even set up a charity auction Includes insider tips on becoming a better buyer and seller eBay For Dummies, 6th Edition prepares you to save money on your purchases and make money on your sales, all from the comfort of your home.

Data Science For Dummies

Author: Lillian Pierson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119327644

Category: Computers

Page: 384

View: 3709

Discover how data science can help you gain in-depth insight into your business - the easy way! Jobs in data science abound, but few people have the data science skills needed to fill these increasingly important roles. Data Science For Dummies is the perfect starting point for IT professionals and students who want a quick primer on all areas of the expansive data science space. With a focus on business cases, the book explores topics in big data, data science, and data engineering, and how these three areas are combined to produce tremendous value. If you want to pick-up the skills you need to begin a new career or initiate a new project, reading this book will help you understand what technologies, programming languages, and mathematical methods on which to focus. While this book serves as a wildly fantastic guide through the broad, sometimes intimidating field of big data and data science, it is not an instruction manual for hands-on implementation. Here’s what to expect: Provides a background in big data and data engineering before moving on to data science and how it's applied to generate value Includes coverage of big data frameworks like Hadoop, MapReduce, Spark, MPP platforms, and NoSQL Explains machine learning and many of its algorithms as well as artificial intelligence and the evolution of the Internet of Things Details data visualization techniques that can be used to showcase, summarize, and communicate the data insights you generate It's a big, big data world out there—let Data Science For Dummies help you harness its power and gain a competitive edge for your organization.

Online Reputation Management For Dummies

Author: Lori Randall Stradtman

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118416651

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

View: 7304

More important than ever--how to manage your online reputation In today's social world, managing your online reputation is more critical than ever, whether it's your company brand or yourself as a brand, and one thing is certain: everyone needs a plan. This essential book shows you how to set up a system that works every day, helps forward your brand's online goals, and is able to deal with negative chatter. Covering everyday listening and messaging as well as reputation management for special events or crises, this book walks you through step-by-step instructions and tips that will help you build and maintain a positive online presence. Shows you how to create a solid, productive online reputation management system Helps you achieve your brand's goals and be ready to deal with negative chatter or crises Explains how to set up an online reputation management and response team Covers how to identify and incorporate both everyday and crisis SEO keywords Explores reputation creation through listening, messages, images, video, and other media Helps you handle crises with social media, bloggers, and other influencers, and respond immediately Online Reputation Management For Dummies gives you the tools you need to maintain the online reputation you want.

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