What are the right services for publishing your e-book? How much money does it cost to produce a good-quality e-book? What are some of the most effective e-book marketing strategies? Get answers to these questions, plus an unbiased look at the e-book publishing scene, when you should do it, and-if you do-how to be effective in your efforts, without damaging your credibility or investing more money than you should. In this live webinar, you’ll learn about the most popular services and retailers available to distribute your e-book-including outlets such as Kindle, Nook, the iBookstore, and Smashwords.
This intensive and information-filled 90-minute webinar — titled “Do Your E-Book Right (and Start Making Money): All the 101 you need to get started in e-publishing your work.″ — gives you a tour of how these sites work and how writers are using them to move their career forward. While e-publishing doesn’t equal instant success (if you build it, they may NOT come), you’ll learn the principles behind the successful creation and distribution of an e-book. It all happens at 1 p.m., EST, Thursday, March 24, 2016, and lasts 90 minutes.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:
- 3 key categories of services available to sell and/or distribute your e-book, plus what you can expect from these services, and how they turn a profit
- If and when you’re endangering the future potential of your work by making it available electronically, plus what you need to know about copyright
- The technical skill required to produce professional e-book files, plus when to use a professional to help you convert your work into different formats
- 4 essential factors that impact your e-book sales
- How to appropriately price your work
- The most current strategies for marketing and promoting your e-books
- How to decide when it’s time to seek traditional publishing options. Sign up for Jane’s webinar here.
Jane Friedman is the former publisher of Writer’s Digest, where she oversaw the publication of hundreds of books and magazines in both print and digital form. Her blog for writers at JaneFriedman.com has more than 100,000 unique visitors and frequently features successful business strategies of self-published authors. She has written about trends in self-publishing for Writer’s Digest magazine and will be moderating a panel of self-published authors at the 2015 Digital Book World conference.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
- Writers and authors who are new to self-publishing or e-publishing
- Traditionally published authors who are interested in exploring their self-publishing options or making their out-of-print work available
- Freelance writers who are considering self-publishing some of their work
- Business professionals interested in publishing or test-marketing their content or ideas through major online retailers such as Amazon