Self-Publishing Ebooks with Smashwords
What you'll learn
- Self publish like a pro
- Format ebooks from Microsoft Word Documents
- Create Table of Contents, active hyperlinks and useful features within ebooks
- Convert MS Word to EPUB using Calibre
- Make great ebook covers while saving money
- Upload and sell ebooks at Smashwords
- Sell ebooks at Apple, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Scribd, Oyster, Library Direct and many more!
- students can use Microsoft Word or another writing program to format their documents
- download the free Smashwords Style Guide
- download the free Calibre software for converting to Epub file type
Smashwords is the world's largest distributor of self-published ebooks. 350,000 authors have published with Smashwords for these great reasons:
1. Pays you 85% royalties on direct sales.
2. Converts your ebook into every file type for any possible e-reading device.
3. Distributes your ebook for sale to other retailers like Apple, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Page Foundry, Baker & Taylor, Library Direct, Oyster, Scribd, Flipkart and OverDrive while handling the finances.
4. Allows you to generate ebook discounts for any amount and time frame. Perfect for gifting books or creating sale events.
5. Design an author profile with photos, videos, links to your print books, interview and more.
6. It's a free service. They only make money when you sell ebooks.
Smashwords is ideal for authors who want to save time and money.
The course is taught by Jason Matthews, bestselling author and Udemy expert for self-publishing topics.
format documents with NCX file
pass Meatgrinder and make Premium Catalog
convert to ePub
upload and sell at Smashwords
distribute to major retailers around the world
Get started today and reach more readers soon.
(If any students want one on one consultation with me, I can be reached through Superpeer with user name /JasonMatthews)
Who this course is for:
Jason Matthews is the author of multiple titles, both fiction and nonfiction. His books have been translated into 8 languages and his self-publishing lessons have been viewed by students in 123 countries.
Jason works with writers around the world and teaches many courses on self-publishing topics (listed below).
He lives in California. He's a skier, soccer player, beach lounger and loves a game of chess or scrabble. He can be contacted through his websites and social media links.