Ebook Publishing
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Ebook Publishing

Ebook publishing is easily learned in this course. We also teach students how to market their titles!
4.4 (8 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
828 students enrolled
Created by Brian Dale
Last updated 4/2013
English
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Includes:
  • 9.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • 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
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Requirements
  • High-speed Internet connection
  • Ability to stream HD videos
  • Knowledge of video download
  • Adobe Reader installed on digital device
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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Who is the target audience?
  • New authors
  • Established authors
  • Publishers
  • Webmasters
  • Ebook service providers
  • Entrepreneurs
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Curriculum For This Course
73 Lectures
11:05:55
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Ebook Publishing Opening Lecture
1 Lecture 18:51
In this opening lecture, we give a very 'big picture view' of the Ebook publishing and marketing landscape.
Course Overview
18:51
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Formatting Using Smashwords
4 Lectures 46:19
In this video tutorial, we give an overview of this mega powerful publishing platform at Smashwords.com
Preview 12:59

After downloading the Smashwords publishing guide, learn easy formatting techniques from those who have successfully done so previous in this tutorial.
Formatting Part 1
11:45

Continuing the format preparation for your Ebook - in this tutorial, we use simple techniques which the PROS charge $1000s to perform.
Preview 11:45

We finish the formatting process in this video tutorial and prepare to publish on Smashwords.
Preview 09:50
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Smashwords Publishing
6 Lectures 01:02:32
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.
Publishing Part 1
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.
Publishing Part 2
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.
Publishing Part 3
11:23


This tutorial will teach a brief review process right before publishing your ebook(s).
Publishing Part 5
11:23

It is time to publish! Last minute checks before making your product available to buyers will occur in this video tutorial.
Preview 11:23
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Create Space
3 Lectures 19:48
We begin to review the Create Space publishing platform and discover both marketing and distribution opportunities in this tutorial.
Overview Part 1
07:16

We continue to become familiar with the sheer distribution potential of Create Space for your ebook in this video tutorial.
Preview 06:18

Learn to finish-up effective account settings in this video tutorial.
Overview Part 3
06:14
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Create Space Formatting
3 Lectures 18:28
We learn how to immediately fix issues with uploads in this video tutorial.
Preview 06:18

We iron out the last remaining issues with formatting on Create Space in this video tutorial.
Formatting Part 2
06:39

We iron out the last remaining issues with formatting on Create Space in this video tutorial.
Formatting Part 3
05:31
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Lulu Ebook Covers - Publishing
4 Lectures 27:08
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.
Platform Overview Part 1
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.
Platform Overview Part 2
07:59

Lulu has a very robust formatting interface. This video tutorial gives specifics in preparation for ebook launch.
Ebook Formatting Part 1
06:35

Lulu has a very robust formatting interface. This video tutorial gives specifics in preparation for ebook launch.
Ebook Formatting Part 2
06:00
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Lulu Ebook Covers
4 Lectures 26:27
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.
One-way Cover Overview Part 1
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.
One-way Cover Overview Part 2
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.
One-way Cover Overview Part 3
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.
One-way Cover Overview Part 4
06:00
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Lulu Cover Wizard
5 Lectures 36:56
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.
Lulu Ebook Cover Wizard Part 1
08:10

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.
Lulu Ebook Cover Wizard Part 2
07:35

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.
Lulu Ebook Cover Wizard Part 3
06:55

Creating great covers is about 3 things - Testing - Testing and more Testing! Our sample cover is beginning to take shape in this video tutorial.
Lulu Ebook Cover Wizard Part 4
06:20

In this tutorial - we finish our Lulu Ebook Cover Creation series and are now ready for the MAJOR ebook publishing platforms!
Lulu Ebook Cover Wizard Part 5
07:56
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Google Books Publishing
2 Lectures 15:15
Quickly publish your ebook on Google's ebook platform using our SEO processes.
Publishing Part 1
07:56

Quickly publish your ebook on Google's ebook platform using our SEO processes.
Publishing Part 2
07:19
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Nook Publishing
2 Lectures 17:06
Barnes and Noble's e-reader platform, Nook, is simple to publish on however, this video tutorial teaches an over and quick publishing.
Nook Part 1
09:19

We wrap this quick e-publishing option up on Barnes and Noble's Nook e-reader platform.
Preview 07:47
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About the Instructor
Brian Dale
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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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