I’ve been talking to a lot of authors recently about how to get their books into print and onto the market.
But there’s a problem.
The problem is confusion:
“Will this book sell?”
“Is this the book my readers want?”
“Can this book be produced and sold at the right price?”
Now, I can’t answer every one of these questions for you, and I’m not going to promise you that.
But what you’ll learn in this recorded webinar is how we make the decisions that are critical to your book’s success.
That way, you don’t have to wonder whether you’re wasting your time. Wouldn’t that be great?
Who it’s for:
- Authors: Thinking about whether you should self-publish?
- Self-publishers: Want to get an overview of the “publish/don’t publish” process?
- Writers: Get the inside scoop on publishing goals and strategies
- Anyone who wants to understand the “state of play” in self-publishing today
What you’ll get:
- Video replay file of this 24:16-long webinar to watch in your browser or download to a mobile device.
- Audio soundtrack of the webinar as an MP3 file.
- Complete set of slides used in the webinar. These are great for printing out and taking notes as you go through the presentation.
What you’ll learn:
- 11 top reasons to publish your own books
- How self-publishing has changed in the digital era
- Advantages and disadvantages of different kinds of books
- How to combine your publishing goals with the demands of your market
- The 3 kinds of print books and 3 kinds of ebooks that self-publishers can produce
- How to avoid trapping yourself by trying to create “impossible” books
- One kind of book self-publishers should never attempt
This 24:16 webinar will give you a great overview of the self-publishing world and how authors are using it to reach a whole variety of goals. You’ll come away with a broad understanding of the process and ideas for the kinds of books you might want to publish yourself. The cost for this webinar package is only $29, and it’s available for download right now.
Clear up confusion about how authors are using self-publishing
with this easy-to-follow overview of the process.
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Joel Friedlander, The Book Designer
About the Author: Joel Friedlander’s blog, TheBookDesigner.com, has become a leading resource for authors, publishers and designers on book design and the best practices for self-publishing. It has been named a top blog for writers by Writers Digest Magazine, the Alliance of Independent Authors and many others.
His articles are featured on websites and in print publications including Writer’s Digest, Publetariat, The Self-Publishing Review, The RIT Open Publishing Lab and the IBPA Independent. He is an expert contributor for Amazon’s CreateSpace community, and as a trusted industry resource, Joel has been called “the best teacher for new self-publishers” on the internet.
“Joel, your teaching materials are tremendous help to me. They cover virtually every area I need.”—Joseph P., Chicago, IL
“Your advice is a tremendous help to independent publishers but will help all authors who want their books to succeed.”—Mike Larsen, Larsen-Pomada Literary Agency, San Francisco, CA
“I cannot say enough about Joel. Every day I’m in awe at how he shows one how to make the self-publishing process simple.”—Sylvia Hubbard, founder of The Michigan Literary Network, Detroit, MI
“I have been able to go from being stuck and not knowing what to do with my completed manuscript, to having a well-prepared book that is ready for self-pub.”—Margo Gallagher, Petaluma, CA
“My first book, The Book of Palms, just won the IPBA Benjamin Franklin “Book of the Year Awards” Silver Medal for 2011. Without Joel’s help my book would never have been published. Thank you Joel!”—Tom Millea, Carmel CA
“I’m new to the self publishing arena and I find myself coming back to Joel’s website, information and vast resources time and time again.”—Annette Elton, Longmont, Colorado
“So you’ve written a book, you’ve published it—now what? If you’re lucky, you find out about Joel. He’s helped me avoid many of the pitfalls of self-publishing, from layout mistakes in ebooks to acting gauche while you’re trying to get the word out.”—Henning Bauer, San Francisco, CA
“Joel does a spectacular job of creating an overall perspective, combined with the best practices, details, examples, steps, techniques, etc. of the specific tasks that need to be D&D–either Done by the author or Delegated to someone who does it. I appreciated his ability to effectively teach to different experience levels, without overwhelming newcomers or boring experienced types.”—Roger C. Parker
“You have the most comprehensive and up-to‐date blog on self-publishing on the internet. I read you all the time and always learn so much. Thank you for the work that you do—it makes my life a lot easier.” —Janet Bennett, Vermillion, OH
“The clarity of your writing combined with the obvious insight is what I valued most as, to me, that seemed to be your most unique trait or value.” —Joe Reisinger, Placencia, Stann Creek District, Belize
“Joel, thanks so much for your information which proved to be quite helpful starting out! It is so easy when you have an expert going along before you to ensure you’re making the correct steps.” —PJ, Peoria USA
“Joel, Your posts have become invaluable to me—I would not miss even one. Your information has expanded significantly the direction (and success) of our business. Keep up the great work!” —John Harding, IDKPress, Los Angeles, CA
“I have just begun receiving Joel’s blog. It is by far the most informative site for self-publishers that I have found anywhere. I look forward to receiving it each day.” —Will Gibson, Pacific Grove, California
“Joel is full to the brim with great information for authors of all kinds. I wouldn’t dare limit his knowledge to only those who want to self-publish. I think you’ll be impressed with the way his mind works and, not to mention, his calm approach.” —Paul Larosa, CBS News, New York, NY
“Joel is a fountain of useful information. And he is willing to share it time and again.” —Eugene A. Miller, Mill Valley, California
“If you go to only one place for help with your book, Joel’s web site should be it.” —Peter S. Hart, Oakfield, New York
“Joel, your teaching is superb!” —P.I. Barrington, Los Angeles, CA
“Your blog is one that I have bookmarked and subscribed to. Not only do I get timely advice as an author, but your archives are full of rich, go-to info for every publishing issue I run across.” —Tony Eldridge, Forney, TX
“Joel, your articles consistently deliver more comprehensive information than I could ask for. The publishing industry is fragmented and polarized as it rumbles through the biggest transition of our time, and you manage to straddle every issue.” —Suzanna Stinnett, Sausalito, California
“I’ve always found your articles full of wisdom; I never come away empty-handed, and considering I read an awful lot, particularly on the internet, that’s a solid compliment.” —Hazel, Brisbane, Australia
“Joel, when it comes to self-publishing there are very few who compare to the value, insight and clarity you provide. Yes, I bookmark many sites… but your site has a permanent hot-button on my toolbar! You’re that important to my success. Thank you.” —Jaime Buckley, South Jordan, UT
“Joel, I can’t tell you how happy I was to find your blog. It’s been such a help to me! In a world full of “rah rah” and “you can do it,” it has been wonderful to find so much actual PRACTICAL advice on things most others don’t talk about.” — Jaimi Sorrell, Memphis, TN
“Joel, I always look forward to your daily posts. They are consistently interesting and useful for the start up self-publisher.” —David Johnson, Minneapolis, MN
“For me, you have really made indie publishing accessible… Thanks.” —Jackie, Bath, UK
“Fantastic job, Joel. You make everything clear and simple.” —Susan Russo Anderson, Chicago
“Joel, Your daily blog posts have saved me countless hours, not to mention money, of wasted effort by clarifying important topics or simply making me aware of issues authors new to self‐publishing have never considered.” —Kevin Sivils, Katy, Texas
“Joel, your blog posts and book have been like AAA road maps and tour guides for this traveler on the journey of self-publishing.” —Clay Clarkson, Monument, CO
“There is no one I know who does just what (Joel) does, or who could do it any better.” —James DenBoer, Sacramento, CA
“Joel, you are my go-to person for anything I need to know on self‐publishing. No one explains it all as well as you. Thank you!” —Marcia Richards, Oneonta, NY
“Joel, I always benefit from the concise information you provide. Thanks very much for your ongoing encouragement, and for sharing your expertise during this era of quantum shifts in the publishing industry.” —Marcia Quinn Noren, Soquel, CA
“Joel, you exude common sense in a polished, practical package. Thanks.” —C. C. Hope Clark, Chapin, SC
“Joel’s writing style is clear and easy to understand. Add in his wealth of knowledge and his blog is a must for anyone interested in self-publishing.” —Judy Baker, Sonoma, CA
“Joel, I’m enormously grateful for all that I’ve learned about internet marketing and so many other related topics you’ve written about. I’ve been a fan for a year and will continue with you as long as you’re writing. Thanks so much.” —Joan Chamberlain, Chesterfield, MO
“Joel knows how to get to the heart of the matter. His examples and how-tos are meaty and relevant; he’s seasoned and knows his material inside and out. Would openly endorse anything that he puts his name on.” —Dr. Judith Briles, The Book Shepherd, Denver, CO
“This is the most informative, accurate, and helpful online source for self-publishers that there is.” —Roemer McPhee, New York, NY
“Joel’s blog is one of the most valuable resources for self‐publishers on the web. Even if you have no intention of getting into the nitty-gritty of designing your book, Joel still provides budding authors/publishers with all the tools they will need.” —Deb Dorchak, Las Vegas, NV
“Joel, your reverse method for self publishing was really a great help to me and I am already making good use of it.” —Bill Benitez, Austin, TX
“Joel, your advice and tips are golden! If it had not been for your online resources, I’d never have achieved my dream of seeing myself in print. My book is ranked Top 10 in several Amazon beauty/fashion categories!” —Audrey, Houston, TX