E-book Publishing: Create Your Own Brand of Digital Books: The most thorough self-publishing guide anywhere by Allen Taylor

E-book Publishing: Create Your Own Brand of Digital Books: The most thorough self-publishing guide…

byAllen Taylor

Kobo ebook | April 15, 2015

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E-book Publishing: Create Your Own Brand of Digital Books offers writers, business leaders who aspire to be 

authors, and journalists a no-fluff guide to creating e-books in every major format. While there are plenty of 

books on e-book publishing targeted toward fiction writers, writers of all kinds and business leaders who want to 

parlay their ideas into an authoritative brand of digital products now have their own professional guide to 

e-book publishing.

This is a good book if you are:

* A business writer
* Journalist
* Essay writer
* Business professional who desires to be an autor
* A freelance writer who wants to expand into e-books
* A ghostwriter who desires her own bylines
* A fiction writer looking for a new perspective on e-book publishing
* You want to learn how to create and publish e-books
* You have a desire to run a digital publishing company

In this guide you'll learn why e-book publishing is here to stay; what the prospects look like for the future of 

publishing e-books; why you should transform you print books into digital book products; how the publishing 

process works from the moment you get an idea to when you go to press; an overview of everything you need to 

think about during the publishing process; step-by-step instructions for creating e-books in the PDF, Kindle, 

ePub, and iBooks formats; everything you need to know about e-book distributor; how to get your e-books into 

libraries; why you should distribute your e-books to subscription services like Oyster and Scribd; strategies for 

marketing e-books; e-book pricing strategies used by the pros; and how to run a digital publishing company.

Based on his own experiences in e-book publishing and studying the e-book market since Amazon introduced the 

Kindle in 2007, Allen Taylor shares his insights into how anyone with a desire to become a published author can 

create e-books and publish them on their own. 

Where other books on e-book publishing get long-winded, Allen Taylor cuts the fluff. Where others don't provide 

enough information, E-book Publishing: Create Your Own Brand of Digital Books goes into more detail.

Chapters include:

1. Why You Want to Publish an E-book
2. An Overview of the Publishing Process
3. PDF Books
4. Amazon Kindle
5. ePub Formats
6. Books Format
7. E-book Distributors
8. Marketing Your E-books
9. E-book Pricing Strategies
10. Running a Digital Press

You will learn more about the nuts and bolts of e-book creation and e-book publishing from this book than you'll 

learn from most book on the subject, including:

* Which online book stores allow you to publish directly
* How to convert books to each format for selling on your website
* The four ways to publish a PDF book
* How to create an iBook using Mac software on your PC
* Which e-book distributor can get your e-book into libraries
* How to offer discounts on e-books using coupons
* Where to seek submissions if you want to publish other writers
* The essential tools you need to publish an e-book and to run a digital publishing company

If you've ever thought about publishing an e-book, now is the time to learn this skill. Now is the time to take 

your writing to a new level and to advance your ideas beyond your boardroom.

Title:E-book Publishing: Create Your Own Brand of Digital Books: The most thorough self-publishing guide…Format:Kobo ebookPublished:April 15, 2015Publisher:Taylored ContentLanguage:English

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best e-publishing book I've read For anyone wanting a how-to and reference manual on self-publishing, Allen Taylor’s E-book Publishing: Create Your Own Brand of Digital Books is a must read and a must have. Using humor and a conversational tone, Taylor’s tome is easy to read and understand. Taylor walks the reader through the ins and outs of e-publishing and explains the intricacies and options available to those wanting to self-publish their work online. The book is laid out in logical sequence and chapter headings are easy to find. The diagrams and illustrations are clear and thoroughly explained. For someone transitioning from print publishing to e-publishing, I found the information practical and useful in formulating a strategy for marketing my novel. Unlike many how-to and reference manuals, this one is interesting and straightforward.
Date published: 2015-04-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Taylor set me on the road to e-book success When I contemplated e-publishing my fantasy series I was, to be frank, baffled by the choices and the differing technologies. I also had no idea that some of the choices existed. But I was fortunate enough to be an early reader of Allen Taylor’s book, E-book Publishing. Taylor set me on the road to success with clear explanations on how to format and sell my book on each of the largest e-book services. This is not an easy thing to do at first but even for a novice Taylor makes it possible. It gets easier with practice and I actually found one daunting system (Calibre) easier than even E-book Publishing said it would be. I learned each of the different e-book publishing systems, usually by impatiently skipping ahead in the book, getting into trouble, then backing up to re-read Taylor’s instructions. My advice? Go slow. Read. Think. Internalize. Apply the instructions in the book. Then move on to the next publishing service. Within a few weeks, working at Taylor’s book when I had some time to set aside for concentrated work, I published my first novel on Apple’s iBooks, on the big player in the market, Amazon’s Kindle, on the Canadian system Kobo, and created a generic ePub version using Calibre that permitted listings on Barnes & Nobles’ Nook, through Smashwords (the largest distributor of independently published e-books) as well as through any other system using the ePub generic format. I could even sell the book myself from my own web site if I so chose. Taylor did two things for me: First he provided me with the proverbial ‘kick in the pants’ to actually take on something that, at first sight, seemed too complicated to get into. Second, his clear instructions made that effort easy and fruitful.
Date published: 2015-04-18