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Step 6 – The ebook: Distribution

Earlier this year we looked at the different types of ebook formats; now we’ll take a look at how to distribute your ebook. The number of ebook stores has grown rapidly in recent years. Some volatility has also occurred, with takeovers, mergers and collapses. You can manage your ebook distribution in two basic ways: like […]

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Why I chose self-publishing: A case study

John Matthew’s book The 10 Seeds You Must Plant to Grow Your Business is for those contemplating business, start-ups, and owners of emerging businesses who want to improve the performance of their existing enterprise. Here John talks about why he chose to self-publish his book rather than use a traditional publisher. John Matthew – The […]

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Step 5 – Printing: What is good quality printing?

Ten or fifteen years ago it was very easy to recognise a self-published book. The design was poor, you didn’t have to look too hard to find errors or other unprofessional touches such as no ISBN or barcode, and numerous other clues. But often the biggest giveaway was obvious before you even opened the book: […]

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Step 6 – The ebook: Different ebook formats

As with music, movies, photography, television and many other industries in recent years, publishing has been turned on its head by the digital revolution and the invention and proliferation of ebooks. Ebooks have some huge advantages. As a reader, it’s great being able to download a book at 10 o’clock at night without getting off […]

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