Ebook Publishing

Ebook publishing is easily learned in this course. We also teach students how to market their titles!
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  • Contents Video: 9.5 hours
    Other: 2 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 2/2013 English

Course Description

Imagine having your eBook on Amazon Kindle, Nook, Google Books as well as other top online publishing platforms. The dreams of thousands of independent, small and first time authors, just like you, are now being realized. eBook publishing is the first step to a successful writing career and just 5 years ago (2010), ebooks surpassed print book sales. No longer can 'corporate fat cats', sitting an a smoke-filled backroom and making dirty publishing deals, keeping people just like you out of the market, control your future - YOU DO!

This course teaches new and first-time authors:

1. Formatting eBooks for immediate, online distribution with no experience

2. How to create stunning e-covers with no fancy and expensive software required

3. The top 4 online publishing and distribution websites

4. Locating eager buyers for your titles

5. Setting-up an author website sales funnel

6. How to strategically place your titles next to best-sellers to increase profits

These are only the beginning of many more tools, techniques and best practices you'll learn in this course. Additionally and to ensure your success, we take authors beyond simple publishing and distribution and provide the following marketing strategies;

1. Maximizing page flip software for beginners

2. Receiving social website shares to increase sales

3. Marketing titles on eBook directories where millions of customers are

4. Using business presentations to increase sales and profits

The time to live your dream of becoming a successful and published author is now so join us TODAY!

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What are the requirements?

  • High-speed Internet connection
  • Ability to stream HD videos
  • Knowledge of video download
  • Adobe Reader installed on digital device

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Mastery of ebook formatting
  • Publishing on major digital distribution platforms
  • Basic book cover design
  • Strategic sales positioning
  • Online title(s) marketing
  • Author website book store set-up and management
  • Sales funnel management

What is the target audience?

  • New authors
  • Established authors
  • Publishers
  • Webmasters
  • Ebook service providers
  • Entrepreneurs

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Ebook Publishing Opening Lecture
18:51
In this opening lecture, we give a very 'big picture view' of the Ebook publishing and marketing landscape.
Section 2: Formatting Using Smashwords
12:59
In this video tutorial, we give an overview of this mega powerful publishing platform at Smashwords.com
11:45
After downloading the Smashwords publishing guide, learn easy formatting techniques from those who have successfully done so previous in this tutorial.
11:45
Continuing the format preparation for your Ebook - in this tutorial, we use simple techniques which the PROS charge $1000s to perform.
09:50
We finish the formatting process in this video tutorial and prepare to publish on Smashwords.
Section 3: Smashwords Publishing
08:30
Now decisions about book genre and other items must be considered. In this video tutorial we begin the publishing process by showing how to describe your ebook.
08:30
Continuing in our publishing series, we work our way through how to best position your book through SEO descriptions, genre as well as providing other marketing tools to get your ebook noticed.
11:23
Continuing in our publishing series, we work our way through how to best position your book through SEO descriptions, genre as well as providing other marketing tools to get your ebook noticed.
Publishing Part 4
Preview
11:23
11:23
This tutorial will teach a brief review process right before publishing your ebook(s).
11:23
It is time to publish! Last minute checks before making your product available to buyers will occur in this video tutorial.
Section 4: Create Space
07:16
We begin to review the Create Space publishing platform and discover both marketing and distribution opportunities in this tutorial.
06:18
We continue to become familiar with the sheer distribution potential of Create Space for your ebook in this video tutorial.
06:14
Learn to finish-up effective account settings in this video tutorial.
Section 5: Create Space Formatting
06:18
We learn how to immediately fix issues with uploads in this video tutorial.
06:39
We iron out the last remaining issues with formatting on Create Space in this video tutorial.
05:31
We iron out the last remaining issues with formatting on Create Space in this video tutorial.
Section 6: Lulu Ebook Covers - Publishing
06:34
As you branch out from Smashwords.com in an effort to provide a wider distribution network, Lulu.com is a great option. This tutorial gives a brief overview of the platform.
07:59
As you branch out from Smashwords.com in an effort to provide a wider distribution network, Lulu.com is a great option. This tutorial gives a brief overview of the platform.
06:35
Lulu has a very robust formatting interface. This video tutorial gives specifics in preparation for ebook launch.
06:00
Lulu has a very robust formatting interface. This video tutorial gives specifics in preparation for ebook launch.
Section 7: Lulu Ebook Covers
09:04
For authors wishing to publish simple studies or 'white papers', Lulus 'One-Way Cover Creator is a viable option. This tutorial teaches how to create simple report covers.
04:28
For authors wishing to publish simple studies or 'white papers', Lulus 'One-Way Cover Creator is a viable option. This tutorial teaches how to create simple report covers.
06:55
For authors wishing to publish simple studies or 'white papers', Lulus 'One-Way Cover Creator is a viable option. This tutorial teaches how to create simple report covers.
06:00
For authors wishing to publish simple studies or 'white papers', Lulus 'One-Way Cover Creator is a viable option. This tutorial teaches how to create simple report covers.
Section 8: Lulu Cover Wizard
08:10
This video tutorial series begins the process of training, using Lulu's robust ebook cover creator wizard, authors to create engaging and relevant covers for ebook launch on Lulu.
07:35
Back Covers are critical to the overall appeal of ebooks as serious authors are concerned. Learn tips and techniques to enhance its' sales value in this tutorial.
06:55
Working with background images is key to overall visual planning of ebook covers. Learn quick tips to enhance images and background items in this tutorial.
06:20
Creating great covers is about 3 things - Testing - Testing and more Testing! Our sample cover is beginning to take shape in this video tutorial.
07:56
In this tutorial - we finish our Lulu Ebook Cover Creation series and are now ready for the MAJOR ebook publishing platforms!
Section 9: Google Books Publishing
07:56
Quickly publish your ebook on Google's ebook platform using our SEO processes.
07:19
Quickly publish your ebook on Google's ebook platform using our SEO processes.
Section 10: Nook Publishing
09:19
Barnes and Noble's e-reader platform, Nook, is simple to publish on however, this video tutorial teaches an over and quick publishing.
07:47
We wrap this quick e-publishing option up on Barnes and Noble's Nook e-reader platform.
Section 11: Sony Ebook Publishing
06:39
Sony's E-reader is another robust, yet easy publishing platform. This tutorial teaches quick tips to instantly get published.
04:45
Sony's E-reader is another robust, yet easy publishing platform. This tutorial teaches quick tips to instantly get published.
Section 12: Amazon Kindle Publishing
08:30
Quickly become familiar with the Internet's #1 E-book publishing platform - Amazon Kindle. This tutorial series teaches how to take all you've learned and apply to this mega popular marketing distribution platform.
09:19
Quickly become familiar with the Internet's #1 E-book publishing platform - Amazon Kindle. This tutorial series teaches how to take all you've learned and apply to this mega popular marketing distribution platform.
06:16
Quickly become familiar with the Internet's #1 E-book publishing platform - Amazon Kindle. This tutorial series teaches how to take all you've learned and apply to this mega popular marketing distribution platform.
07:11
Quickly become familiar with the Internet's #1 E-book publishing platform - Amazon Kindle. This tutorial series teaches how to take all you've learned and apply to this mega popular marketing distribution platform.
Section 13: Page Flip Software
08:48
Now that your ebook is formatted correctly and on major e-publishing platforms, it is time to take the book and begin to market it. This video tutorial delves into the world of ebook software and demonstrates its' value.
05:13
In this tutorial, we continue to work through the Ebook Flip software upload.
08:38
In the finale for Bannersnack.com, we focus on tools and tips to take it 'live' on various platforms.
06:23
Now that you've prepared your e-flipper, it is time to embed it on your site or other social sharing platform. This video tutorial demonstrates the process.
05:39
Now the fun of sharing begins! This tutorial will teach easy to understand social media sharing options to build momentum for your ebook.
11:57
Free PDF Software is available to enhance free ebooks, white papers as well as 'book excerpt' marketing. This video tutorial introduces you to one of the the top softwares to assist your marketing and sales efforts.
11:57
Free PDF Software is available to enhance free ebooks, white papers as well as 'book excerpt' marketing. This video tutorial introduces you to one of the the top softwares to assist your marketing and sales efforts.
Section 14: Marketing - Website Bookstore
07:45
in this video tutorial, we demonstrate the importance of building simple book stores on your website.
06:35
3D covers are critical to the presentation of your e-offerings. Learn how to insert them on site to enhance the appeal of your title(s).
07:19
It is time to take your onsite book store LIVE! This video tutorial is the first of two teaching how to set-up easy book stores on your website.
08:29
It is time to take your onsite book store LIVE! This video tutorial is the second of two teaching how to set-up easy book stores on your website.
07:46
It is time to take your onsite book store LIVE! This video tutorial is the second of two teaching how to set-up easy book stores on your website.
Section 15: Misc Marketing Opportunities
06:47
If you are in the market for a new domain or desire more traffic to your titles, this video tutorial is for you. Domain name selection by geo-targeted market is amongst the most important decision you'll make. Learn how to properly select the right website url for your book(s).
06:21
If you are in the market for a new domain or desire more traffic to your titles, this video tutorial is for you. Domain name selection by geo-targeted market is amongst the most important decision you'll make. Learn how to properly select the right website url for your book(s).
06:43
Excerpt and free title(s) marketing is a great way to drive interest in your ebooks. In this video tutorial, you will learn what directories are and why they're important to all marketing efforts.
06:11
Excerpt and free title(s) marketing is a great way to drive interest in your ebooks. In this video tutorial, you will learn what directories are and why they're important to all marketing efforts.
07:52
Understanding your subject matter must transition into understanding and mastering HOW customers desiring to buy title(s) like your search for them. This tutorial will give an overview of genre keywords.
07:00

Understanding your subject matter must transition into understanding and mastering HOW customers desiring to buy title(s) like your search for them. This tutorial will give an overview of genre keywords.

Add Supplementary Material

07:27
Document upload sites such as Issuu, Scribd DocStoc as well as others are great for placing promotions for your title(s). This tutorial gives an overview of Issuu.
08:24
Document upload sites such as Issuu, Scribd DocStoc as well as others are great for placing promotions for your title(s). This tutorial gives an overview of Issuu.
05:03
Document upload sites such as Issuu, Scribd DocStoc as well as others are great for placing promotions for your title(s). This tutorial gives an overview of Issuu.
05:52
Slideshare marketing for ebooks is is the easiest and FREE publicity for your title(s). This creative marketing style follows the keyword path of promoting to casual Powerpoint upload website users.
05:45
Slideshare marketing for ebooks is is the easiest and FREE publicity for your title(s). This creative marketing style follows the keyword path of promoting to casual Powerpoint upload website users.
08:21
In this tutorial, we teach easy Powerpoint design inserts to use in drawing traffic to your ebook sales funnel!
07:39

 In this tutorial, we teach easy Powerpoint design inserts to use in drawing traffic to your ebook sales funnel!

04:09
In this tutorial, we teach easy Powerpoint design inserts to use in drawing traffic to your ebook sales funnel!
07:24
In this tutorial, we teach easy Powerpoint design inserts to use in drawing traffic to your ebook sales funnel!
06:55
In this tutorial, we teach easy Powerpoint design inserts to use in drawing traffic to your ebook sales funnel!
02:42

In this tutorial, we teach easy Powerpoint design inserts to use in drawing traffic to your ebook sales funnel!

Add Supplementary Material

10:40
In this tutorial, we teach easy Powerpoint design inserts to use in drawing traffic to your ebook sales funnel!
Section 16: Closing Lecture
07:41
This closing lecture is about much more than practical advice but rather - mastering the art of YOU!
Section 17: Course Extras
44 pages
This gives a presentation style overview and is available for immediate download.
65 pages
This lengthy presentation covers many critical areas of the current state of and future direction of digital publishing.

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Instructor Biography

Brian Dale, Internet Marketing Tutor

Brian Dale specializes in teaching numerous areas and disciplines in online
marketing for entrepreneurs and small businesses. He believes an effective
online marketing plan must be centered around industry specific
geo-targeted keyword strategies as well as executed through use of Internet
marketing best practices.

With each new product and service launch, entrepreneurs must have an
effective strategy which must extend well beyond their website. Key to
realizing traffic and sales goals are the 12 Pillars of online marketing
which are;

1. Website hierarchy, navigation and design

2. Organic search rankings (Seo)

3. Video Marketing

4. Paid Search Advertising

5. Social Media SEO

6. Mobile Marketing

7. Optimized Content Creation and distribution

8. Direct Call to Action

9. Sales funnel management

10. Email & APP Marketing

11. Back Link Strategies

12. APPS

Every area of our curriculum benefits students by teaching how to gain
immediate as well as long-term brand recognition using tools available.
This is indeed a true saying -*"If entrepreneurs and small businesses
aren't effectively managing their online brand messaging, someone else will
and should a market niche not be filled by you, another will come along and
do so"*!

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