Publishing E-Books For Dummies

Publishing E-Books For Dummies

by Ali Luke

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118342909
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/19/2012
Series: For Dummies Series
Pages: 312
Sales rank: 679,045
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Ali Luke is an e-book author, an editor, and a publisheras well as a writing coach. She has written more than a dozene-books, and has worked with clients on every step of creating andpublishing their e-books. Visit her website at www.aliventures.comand join her 4,000 Twitter followers at @aliventures.

Table of Contents

Introduction  1

Part I: Getting to Know E-Books  7

Chapter 1: Introducing E-Book Basics 9

Chapter 2: Joining the E-Book Revolution 17

Chapter 3: The Minimum You Must Do to Write an E-Book 29

Part II: Creating Your E-Book  41

Chapter 4: Formatting Your E-Book Manuscript in Word 43

Chapter 5: Designing a Professional E-Book Cover (WithoutSpending a Fortune)  63

Chapter 6: Creating an Instant E-Book Using a PDF File 81

Chapter 7: Creating an Interactive E-Book with iBooks Author89

Chapter 8: Creating MOBI or EPUB Files with Calibre 97

Part III: Creating Your Website  109

Chapter 9: Using WordPress to Set Up a Website or Blog 111

Chapter 10: Crafting an Effective Sales Page for Your E-Book129

Part IV: Selling Your E-Book  145

Chapter 11: Pricing Your E-Book Effectively 147

Chapter 12: Using E-junkie to Sell and Deliver Your E-Book161

Chapter 13: Listing Your E-Book on Amazon’s Kindle DirectPublishing 173

Chapter 14: Using Smashwords to Distribute Your E-Book to OtherRetailers 191

Part V: Marketing Your E-Book  205

Chapter 15: Marketing Your E-Book via Amazon and Other OnlineStores 207

Chapter 16: Promoting Your E-Book on Facebook and Twitter217

Chapter 17: Promoting Your E-Book on Goodreads 231

Chapter 18: Using Blogs and E-Mail Lists to Promote Your E-Book241

Part VI: The Part of Tens  255

Chapter 19: Ten Common E-Book Problems — and How to FixThem 257

Chapter 20: Ten Tips for Editing and Proofreading Your E-Book267

Chapter 21: Ten Ways to Enhance Your E-Book Sales — orYour Career 275

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Publishing eBooks For Dummies 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If you are writing a book for the first time and want to publish it as an e-book, you should read this first. It will save you a lot of time.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago