Self-Publish Your Book at Zero Cost

Facilitator: Stephen Norton

Learn to prepare and format your book manuscript, develop front and back covers, then publish your book to professional quality levels in paperback and multiple eBook formats. Distribute to multiple international sales sites, sell books and collect royalties. Learn about pricing, review taxes, revenues, resources and marketing.

Topics Covered:

  • Items Required for Publishing in Paper & eBook formats
  • Publishing Routes & Costs of a Book
  • Format the manuscript using Word - Headers, Footers, Sections, Chapters, Table of Contents, etc.
  • Create the Covers, develop sales blurbs
  • Manage Photographs and Pictures in the manuscript
  • Build Your Book - Paperback Edition
  • Publish the paperback version
  • Select Sales Channels, Distribution
  • Managing Royalties, Revenue Streams, Taxes & Pricing
  • Some interesting facts and history of publishing
  • Create eBook versions for Apple, Kobo,(epub) Kindle,(mobi) and others
  • Review sales statistics and options, book size, genre, format, etc.
  • Review additional tools for eBook production
  • Intro to Zero Cost Marketing Tools, Marketing and Publicity general overview

Learning Outcomes:

  • Be capable of publishing their own books in paperback or eBook
  • Understand document formatting and structures required for professional quality publishing
  • Be able to create their own book covers
  • Be able to set up accounts on the various publishing systems, publish books and receive royalties
  • Understand tax implications of receiving royalties
  • Understand distribution and marketing issues and options
  • Become a published author selling on international sales sites including Amazon, Apple, Barnes & Noble

Course Dates: Self-Publish Your Book at Zero Cost

For more information about this course please contact Professional and Continuing Studies