In this episode I talk to Holly Chessman about the final steps she needs to take her completed and edited manuscript and designed cover from her computer and into the Amazon store.
Continuing my Quick guide to Self-Publishing Series I talk about formatting, that is creating a version of your document that can be sold either as an eBook or as paperback. I talk about ePubs and mobi files for eBooks and PDF files for paperbacks.
Episode 30 A topic that I haven’t covered in detail is pricing your book. In general there is no right answer to the question, “What should I price my book at?” Setting an eBook Price There are several rules that are fairly hard and fast, created by Amazon’s pricing structures. For eBooks, you want to […]
Episode 23 I’ve been putting off talking about ISBNs and whether you should use them, mainly because I have not yet made my own mind up. In this episode I try to state the reasons for using them or not. I personally would advise using them for Paperback books, but not necessarily for eBooks. What […]
Episode 22 In this episode I interview Andy Bromley a marketing manager at Ingram Spark. I’ve always been intrigued with Ingram Spark, who have a reputation as a higher quality but more bespoke Print-On-Demand service than CreateSpace, the service that Amazon provides. I asked him several questions to try and drill down into the advantages […]