7 Proven Steps to Self-Publishing
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7 Proven Steps to Self-Publishing

Write and Publish your book your way!
4.9 (8 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
24 students enrolled
Created by Daniella Blechner
Last updated 9/2017
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Price: $29.99
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This course includes
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 7 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Set up their own publishing brand
  • Create a clear vision and pathway for their book
  • Understand the editing process and three types of editing
  • Learn how to choose a good editor
  • Understand the typesetting process
  • Create a promotional strategy for their book
  • Learn how to attract journalists and get their book in the press
Requirements
  • Do you have a book inside that needs to be published?
Description

This course is for aspiring or established authors who want to learn more about the self-publishing process so that they are more in control of their publishing journey. So many  authors publish their books and have no idea as to how to market, promote or distribute it so that it gets into the hand so those who need to read it!


7 Proven Steps to Self-Publishing will allow you to:

* set up your own publishing brand;

* create a clear vision for your book;

* understand the editing process;

* create a promotional strategy for your book and

* learn how to attract journalists and get your book in the press.


Sound good to  you? Hop on board and join us on 7 Proven Steps to Self-Publishing

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who wants to learn the process of self-publishing their book
Course content
Expand 8 lectures 02:36:17
+ Introduction
8 lectures 02:36:17

Did you know 84% of people want to publish a book? Out of that 84%, 5% go on to fulfil their dream. Lack of knowledge is the key reason why some people never publish. This course has been designed for you so that you can understand the publishing process in 7 easy and proven steps. Welcome aboard the book journey and enjoy!


Daniella

"Be the author of your own destiny."

Preview 01:17
Welcome
1 question

3 Essential Tips Before Publishing

There are so many things to consider when writing and publishing a book. Tune in to find out what we, at Conscious Dreams Publishing, believe to be the most important things to ensure before you even begin!

In this session you will learn;

* Why knowing your motivation behind writing your book is key

* How some of the most successful authors transformed their so-called failures into huge successes

* Why creating a clear vision is key to a successful book

Preview 23:26
3 Essential Tips Before You Publish
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STEP 1: ISBN and Ingramspark: Publishing and Distributing your book

Ever wondered what the difference between traditional publishing and self-publishing is or which platform to use to print and distribute your book?  

In this session, you will learn..

* What an ISBN is and why it is important

* How to distribute your book

* The benefits of  self-publishing

Ingramspark and ISBNs: Publishing and Distributing Your Book
24:26
Ingramspark and ISBNS: Publishing and Distributing Your Book
10 questions

Step 3: The Edit. To Cut or Not to Cut? That is the Question!

Editing is often the most feared stage of the publishing process. However, it needn't be. Finding an editor who understands your vision and who will keep your authentic voice is crucial.


In this session you will learn..

* Why editing is so important

* What the three different types of editing are and how they are used

* How to spot and select a great editor.

* How to write an irresistible blurb

The Edit: To Cut or Not to Cut? That is Question!
21:54
The Edit: To Edit or not to Edit? That is the Question!
10 questions

Step 4: Typesetting: A Time to Typeset

We often focus on what our book will look like on the outside but don't often consider how the book will be laid out and designed inside.


In this session you will learn..

* What typesetting is 

* How to spot and select a good typesetter

* How to structure and layout a professional book 

Typesetting: Time to Typeset
24:12
Typesetting: A Time to Typeset
10 questions

Step 5: Book Cover. How to Create a "Drop the Mic" Book Cover

People say "Never judge a book by its cover" but they could not be further than the truth when it comes to books!  Studies suggest that, "Bookstore browsers spend an average of 8 seconds looking at the front cover and 15 seconds studying the back cover before making a buying decision." - Huffington Post  Attend this session so you can learn how to make those 8 seconds count.

In this session you will learn..

* What makes a successful book cover

* What components that make up a book cover

* Why stock photos are much better than clip art!


How to Create a "Drop the mic" Book Cover
20:39
The Cover: How to Create a "Drop the Mic" Book Cover
10 questions

Step 6: Promotion: 7 Ways to Promote Your Book

Some author believe publishing their book is enough. It isn't. Promotion is crucial to your book journey and it is essential that you factor this in. Attend this session to get some creative ideas as to how you can  promote your book effectively.

In this session you will learn..

* What promotion is and why it is important

* New and innovative ways to promote your book

* Tips to create a successful book launch

Promotion: 7 Ways to Promote Your Book
20:09
Promotion: 7 Ways to Promote Your Book
10 questions

Press: How to Get Your Book in the Press

PR is essential to your journey. Promotion is one thing, however, getting press coverage increases your reach and credibility. If you would to learn how to get your book featured in the press, this is the session for you!

In this session you will learn..

* 10 Ways to get your book in the press

* Why being personal is important

* How to use an Editorial Features List

Press: How to Get Your Book in The Press
20:14
Press: How to Get Your Book in the Press
10 questions