You keep pushing through... "I'm so close" ... "It's just the design to go!" ... "It really shouldn't be this hard!?"  ... BUT what if this time, you didn’t have to go it alone? What if instead, you had an amazing designer and digital publishing expert by your side to create you a one-of-a-kind eBook design – from idea to design to finished product (aka: income) – without a hitch?
3. Right after the last chapter, thank the reader for spending time with you, and politely ask for a review. Make sure there is a link there to the book's page at the retailer's website. For example, a link to the Amazon page. Readers are more likely to click a readily available link, than to go search for your book so they can leave a review. Make it easy.
eBookBurn is an all in one and comprehensive eBook management system that can be deployed for the purpose of creating eBook and digital books. You can use it as your publishing software. The best about eBookBurn is that it is capable of creating eBooks of almost all popular formats that you can enjoy from nearly all the devices. eBookBurn is one of the easiest and simplest ways that requires no…

Unlike blog posts, ebooks are high-commitment pieces of content because of their length, so you need to make sure you're demonstrating the value up front in a compelling way. For instance, one HubSpot ebook is titled 15 Business Blogging Mistakes & Easy Fixes with the subtitle, "How to Fix the Most Common Blogging Bloopers." The main title is both descriptive and demonstrates value in itself, but the subtitle also makes it sound like an even more interesting read.
I have operated, promoted, edited, and funded Leaf Garden Press for several years. We've published 12 issues of a literature and arts journal and 20+ books of poetry, fiction, and non-fiction. All LGP publications were designed and edited by a small volunteer staff and myself. Likewise, I help other small presses with their book design and publication through Kindle Direct Publishing, Smashwords, Lulu, and Amazon's CreateSpace. My personal publication credits include three books (not including 50+ ghostwritten books), several anthologies, and about 40-50 appearances in online and print magazines. I'm seeking opportunities to branch out and work with new clients as well as to network with other like-minded individuals that are interested in the publishing industry, especially those that prefer self-publishing and it's benefits over traditional publishing. --- Availability: I do my best to make myself available to my clients on a regular schedule of Monday-Thursday, 9AM-5PM PST. I am sometimes available to work Friday-Sunday. --- Publishing and formatting services: My specialties are print and ebook formats. I also help with the publication process. I love working with new authors. I'm extremely proficient with Amazon's CreateSpace, Kindle Direct Publishing, Smashwords, and Lulu. I may be able to help you with other platforms as well. Kindle Direct Publishing will have your ebook released on the Amazon Kindle store. Smashwords will distribute your book to Apple (iBooks), Barnes and Noble (Nook), Kobo, and many other retailers. This keeps the process simpler than trying to submit the book to each retailer individually and helps alleviate some of the overhead costs involved with certain retailers. CreateSpace and Lulu are print-on-demand services for those that want to publish their books in print formats and sell them via online retailers like Amazon and Barnes and Noble. My suggestion for publishing a book is generally going to be the following: Format the ebook for the best possible compatibility between devices by creating a version for Smashwords and a version for Kindle Direct Publishing. This high-compatibility formatting and the use of these two platforms means your book becomes available for almost any device that reads ebooks, and the ebook will appear relatively consistently regardless of the app/device being used to read it. For the print edition, I generally suggest Amazon's CreateSpace. This is the most direct route to having your print book sold via Amazon, the world's largest online retailer of books. --- Editing services: For editing and proofreading, I suggest the use of Microsoft Word's track changes features or the use of commenting/annotations for PDFs. This allows you to personally review my suggestions or changes and decide if you want to accept them. Editing and proofreading include checking sentence structure, grammar, punctuation, spelling, formatting errors, and much more. I pride myself on standing be...
I’d just read a list of 10 stupid mistakes business people make written by coach Wendy Stevens, and then I was talking to my wife, Ellen, a fellow Boomer and person who is a normal consumer of digital information.  I needed to explain to Ellen how my product is providing value to my customers.   I needed to explain it in a way that would make Henry David Thoreau, the patron saint of Baby Boomers, proud.  Thoreau told people that in order to appreciate Nature (meaning the totality of existence) they must learn to “simplify” that existence as much as humanly possible.
Not really a waste of time, the reviews are good and did make me aware of these ePub creators. I used to have one that worked on my PC, most of these new ones all work from a website.  I’m still looking for the one I used to have on my PC, it could accept word or pages docs and spat out several different ePub variations. But I can’t find it again, forgot what it was called even. Thanks for adding the links.
BIO: I’m a professional writer living in Portland, OR with a lifelong passion for the power of the written word. I’ve written everything from ebooks (9 to date) to blogs, sales collateral to web content, ad copy to letters, business proposals to sales plans and training manuals. WHAT IS MY BACKGROUND? I bring more than ten years of sales and marketing business management experience to every project. Previously, I've worked in fields including software, real estate, law, publishing, advertising and services in regions such as the UK, Europe, Australia, Indonesia, and the US. JUST HOW DO I DO WHAT I DO? By asking questions, listening and considering what I hear, followed by collaborative brainstorming to develop a plan we both embrace with confidence and enthusiasm. As you seek synergy within your organization, I seek it with my clients. HOW CAN YOU LEARN MORE ABOUT ME? Feel free to browse my portfolio projects, my website www. theguidetobusking.com, and my projects at www. leanpub.com/u/tomsenkus
This studio will have the only way to develop “choose your own adventure” eBooks in multimedia format. Authors can link alternate plot lines to take readers to new levels of enjoyment. Young Adult authors can use this tool to hold fascinating conversations between characters. Children’s book authors can link animation, video and graphics to the “choices” to create an entirely new interaction based on the reader’s choices. Jim Musgrave believes that “story must be king,” so the “Insert Story” feature was a prime concern in the development of the studio. He was inspired by the popularity of the paper version of the Choose Your Own Adventure Books, and authors will enjoy using this tool to see what it can do for their imaginations!
Without a doubt, ebooks are hot.  People carry around all manner of electronic devices these days and since most of them will allow you to read ebooks, few people want to bother with “real” books anymore.  There’s also a tremendous amount of money to be made selling ebooks, especially for the Amazon Kindle format.  But it can be a huge headache to format your book properly.  That’s where the Ultimate eBook Creator comes in.  This piece of software claims to be the only tool you’ll need to get your books properly formatted and up for sale.

If you’re an Apple user, you have the benefit of keeping all your creative projects in one place and don’t need to maintain separate accounts on different sites around the web. iBooks lets you use your AppleID and password to access the application for free. Even though it’s a standard application released with Apple products, we found this eBook publisher’s templates to be better looking and of a higher quality than those in other programs we tested. iBooks Author has many of the same features as other e-publishing software, including translation and branding tools, and you can use MOBI, PDF and HTML files in the application. One of the only problems we had with software during testing was that it had a slow loading rate – you have to wait around a bit while the app processes your input. Besides that, iBooks Author has all the support and tools you need get started with web and eBook publishing on your Mac device.
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