Self-Publishing Mastery

Build your own profitable Self-Publishing Business with Kindle eBooks and Amazon CreateSpace Paperbacks!
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  • Lectures 16
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 3/2015 English

Course Description

This course reveals how you can make a steady monthly income as a writer by creating ebooks for Amazon Kindle and paperbacks for Amazon CreateSpace.

Self-Publishing Mastery

  • Foundations for Success
  • Content Creation the Easy Way
  • Formatting Made Simple
  • Proven Promotion Secrets
  • Real Examples & Case Studies

Reveals Shortcuts to Producing Both Quality and Quantity

You will discover how to create demand driven content that sells! No more books that get left in the dust - supercharge your results.

This course includes video lectures and instructional downloads that detail exactly how I make $thousands$ per month as a writer without begging for reviews and without spending a penny on marketing or promotion.

Content & Overview

You know it's a fact, tons of writers struggle to gain decent compensation for their work. Maybe you've spent days, months, even years toiling over a manuscript only to find that when its' finally uploaded and available to the marketplace, the sales fail to materialize.

Starting with market-proven principles as a foundation, this course provides an easy-to-follow system that will jumpstart your book publishing efforts towards a healthy and strong, residual income-producing business.

All of the powerful principles from the lectures are accompanied by live examples from the Amazon Books Marketplace. The video lectures are accompanied with detailed downloadable PDF notes for clarity and learning retention.

This course will guide you step-by-step towards becoming a successful and profitable writer!

What are the requirements?

  • Students will only need to have internet access with a current browser (Chrome), Adobe Reader and MS Word or compatible word processing program.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Self Publish a book or books to the Amazon Kindle and Amazon CreateSpace platform. You will learn how to create valuable content with a compelling cover and description. Each step is described in detail and will give you the tools and resources to build your own successful self publishing business.

Who is the target audience?

  • This course caters to those students who see the opportunity in self-publishing and would like to take advantage of current technology. This course is best suited for someone that is willing to learn and duplicate a proven formula. This course is NOT for students that want to learn creative writing, grammar or plot structure. This is NOT for students who are looking for creative expression by spending months or years writing the next great novel. This is for someone that wants to create high quality content quickly and efficiently for maximum market impact while adhering to all of Amazon’s policies and terms of service.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction

Are you interested in learning how to self-publish a book? You've come to the write place. This course will introduce you to a proven strategy for self-publishing success.


When my mindset changed towards the creative writing process, I realized it was all about the reader, not all about me! This lecture will prompt you towards a profitable customer-focused strategy.

Section 2: Foundations for Success

As an independent writer you absolutely must start with the proper foundation! Niche research and selection will be covered in detail and you will have access to My Top 100 Niche Selection Guide & Planner as a resource download.


Have you considered the best way to craft your book topic and title? Don't miss this lecture! A vital step in building your self-publishing business.


Continuing from the previous lecture, use these principles to ensure that you will be a successful writer in the Amazon marketplace.


In this lecture you will learn how and when a Pen Name can be a useful strategy to maintain a strong and consistent image for your readers.


How to Provide a Cover for Your Book that converts Browsers into Buyers. Super-fast book covers in minutes! Free resources that makes cover creation super easy for anyone!


Use this free site to 'x-ray' the competition in your particular book niche. Don't miss this rarely used resource to evaluate other books online.


Are you using only 1/6th of the resources available for your book description? Most independent self-publishers make this mistake; but almost all the top booksellers take full advantage of this hidden method of effective book promotion.

Section 3: Content Creation

You've chosen a topic for your book, now how do you get get it written quickly and efficiently? This lecture will show you ways to make the hard work a little easier.

Section 4: Uploading to Kindle and CreateSpace

Kindle ebooks need to be formatted correctly. Follow this method for hassle-free Kindle ebook uploading each and every time.


After completing this lecture, you will be able to quickly and easily get your book to market as a 'print on demand' paperback.


No cutting corners! Proper editing = higher quality = happy readers = more book sales! Use these guidelines for self-publishing success.

Section 5: Promotion and Marketing

These book promotion ideas have been used and proven to work by many successful writers.


This lecture will show you how to set your book price to achieve maximum sales and commissions.

Section 6: Conclusion - putting it all together.

Self publishing success! You have the strategy, now it's time to put into action everything you've learned.

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Instructor Biography

Patrick Doucette, Writer, Entrepreneur, Premium Udemy Instructor

A little about me:

I graduated from University with degrees in Commerce and Philosophy. A strange combination but probably a good reflection of my wide range of interests!

My early career was divided between work in computer and marketing positions as well as time spent in the real estate industry.

For the past several years I have been working as a writer, self-publisher and investor. I have always been a writer, even when in high school I used to write essays far longer than was ever required!

I Love Learning!

My goal is be a lifelong learner and student of life. As a creator of educational content I want to produce material that will be helpful to a large audience. That is what my Udemy Courses are all about, sharing useful ideas and showing you exactly how to succeed.

My experience with self-publishing is extensive, I self-published my first title fifteen years ago in 2000 and have added dozens more titles over the years.

I am committed to being an instructor you can count on! Any question at all you may have about getting your book to sell better on Amazon, just let me know and it will be addressed. I look forward to hearing your success stories too!

~ Patrick

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