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Produce, Price and Promote Your Self-Published
Fiction or  Non-fiction Book and eBook

"Awesome book and enormously helpful: painstakingly lays out all the information one needs to self-publish a book, including options, pros and cons, caveats, and encouragement." -
Heidi Croot

If you are interested in this book, I presume you have written a book or plan to write one, and are thinking of self-publishing it.

If so, this is the place to start.

If you self-publish a non-fiction book of interest to a defined target market, or a book of fiction for people who read the genre you have produced, you can begin to promote it to interested readers. I have sold close to 10,000 books. So while I'm no E.L. James (author of the originally self-published 50 Shades of Grey), I am a happy and profitable self-published author.

Perhaps you can become one too.

Paul Lima offers solid advice in a conversational style, on everything from producing and pricing your book to tackling social networking. This is the good stuff; the secrets most authors don't cover in ordinary "how to" self-publishing books. If you want to self-publish but don't know how to get started, Step 1 is to buy this book! - Heather Grace Stewart, self-published author

Having said that, your desire to self-publish may not be all about book sales. You may be looking to write a book to give to family and friends. You may be looking to gain the credibility that publishing a book gives a speaker or workshop leader. You may have other reasons for publishing your book.

No matter your reason, this book will answer many of your self-publishing questions, point you in the right direction and get you started. In short, as the title says, this book will help you produce, price and promote your self-published book.

If you plan on jumping into the ever-growing world of self-publishing, you need Produce, Price, and Promote Your Self-Published Book. Whether you want your book in print or in digital format, this book has everything you need to know to get going. - Christine Peets, Freelance Writer, Writing Instructor, Captions Communications
Produce, Price and Promote Your Self-Published Fiction or Non-fiction Book and eBook, Paul Lima

Paul Lima has taken his tried-and-true experience and turned it into an easy-to-follow guide to publishing your own book or e-book. You're one read away from everything you need to know to join the world of self-publishing.
Leslie Garrett, award-winning journalist and author
Paperback* $US14.99

Amazon UK: pnd10.22 $Cnd $17.75

Chapters-Indigo: $Cnd18.95

* All prices subject to change.
eBook* Kindle $US7.50 Kindle $Cnd7.95
Amazon UK: Kindle  5.50 pnd ePub $US8.30 (Kobo, iPad, Sony) ePub $Cnd7.95
Chapters-Indigo: ePub $Cnd7.95
Smashwords: ePub $US7.50
Apple: $US7.50  (scroll down for link to version)
Barnes & Noble: ePub $US7.50 (scroll down)
About the Author

As someone who has been writing for over 40 years, has been paid to write for over 35 years, and has taught writing for over 25 years, Paul Lima knows what it takes to start writing and to keep on writing.

He is the author of 15 books, including the best selling How to Write a Non-fiction Book in 60 Days and Fundamentals of Writing: How to Write Articles, Media Releases, Case Studies, Blog Posts and Social Media Content.

Four of his books are now used as University textbooks.

Paul is also a freelance writer and business-writing trainer. In addition, he conducts writing workshops in person and online.

Table of Contents

- Introduction - read it online
- How to Produce Your Book
Self-publishing Overview
Before you self-publish
How Print on Demand works
POD printer vs. POD publisher
Vanity POD companies
Lightning Source, Lulu, CreateSpace
Getting books into bookstores
How e-books work
Kindle vs e-Pub
Kindle, Kobo, Smashwords
Technical tools you need to self-publish
International Standard Book Number (ISBN)

- How to Price Your Book
Determining your retail price
Pricing e-books
When do you get paid?

- Promoting Your Self-Published Book
Five questions to ask before you write
Think about your TM
Book titles and SEO
Link to your book!
Kindle give-aways
Sell directly to the public
Do what publishers do
Book descriptions
Media releases
Media interview book free offer
Write articles on related topics
Readings, speaking engagements and workshops
Websites and blogs
Electronic newsletters
Social media, YouTube &
Circle of Social Media
Amazon and Chapters profile pages
Paid ads, anyone?

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