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Ebooks: Distributing and Marketing

COURSE

Ebooks: Distributing and Marketing

COURSE
Released
5/21/2013
Are you writing an ebook? Or maybe you already have an ebook file. Where do you begin? This course is your first step on the road to publishing success as you learn about ebook trends and marketing tools; publishing requirements and options; the ins and outs of distributing ebooks; and the ebook marketing basics every author should know to launch their book effectively. Author David Wogahn covers the specifics of using Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble, Apple, and Kobo for distribution and presents the important pros and cons of using aggregators such as Smashwords and BookBaby. David also provides tips on selling ebooks from your website and how to take full advantage of the special services from Amazon, the largest bookseller in the world.
Topics include:
  • Understanding ebook trends and how to make them work for you
  • Using measurement, tracking, and analysis tools just for authors
  • Working with Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing, NOOK Press from Barnes & Noble, and Kobo Writing Life
  • Becoming an approved publisher to the iBookstore
  • Writing and distributing press releases
  • Networking with authors and publishers
  • Acquiring an ISBN number and copyright
  • Pricing ebooks
  • Selecting an aggregator
  • Using Amazon services
  • Selling ebooks directly