If you are reading this, you probably already know that writing is a vehicle for sharing your unique voice, inspiring others and establishing yourself as an expert in your field. But did you know that it can also provide a passive income stream? One way to generate residual monthly income is by creating a series of eBooks. While there are many online platforms on which you can publish eBooks, the focus of this article will be on Amazon’s publishing platform, Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP).Read More
Writing and publishing eBooks for Kindle and other online retailers is not only a great way to get your writing published, it can also prove to be highly beneficial for your business, especially if you write a non-fiction book that highlights your area of expertise.
Here are three reasons why you need an eBook for your business:Read More
Do you dream of having your writing published? Perhaps you desire to add this accomplishment to your bio, or maybe it’s a lifelong goal you strive to achieve?
The good news is, there are many ways to get published without having to write a full book. In fact, starting out with a smaller project is a nice way to get your feet wet in the world of publishing, while building your confidence for a larger project down the road.Read More
CreateSpace vs. IngramSpark
What’s the difference and how do you choose the best print-on-demand option for your self-published book?
First, you’ll need to understand how a print-on-demand printer works.
With print-on-demand, you can upload your book's interior and cover files, add the metadata, choose the categories and price, and once the files are approved, you can turn on distribution and have your book for sale with online retailers such as Amazon.com and BarensandNoble.com in a matter of days.
For those online sales, the printer has a relationship with the online retailers, so the printer fills those web orders and pays you royalties on the sales, which is directly deposited to your bank account each month.Read More
Let’s talk publishing, shall we? When it’s time to publish your book, you’ll have many options to choose from, and my goal is to educate you on those options so you can make the decision that’s best for you. I am not going to tell you my way is the best, because my publishing model isn’t a good fit for every author and I tell my clients that. My goal is to offer you an honest overview of your publishing options so you can make your own educated decision. I would encourage you to spend some time researching beyond what I teach, and put some thought into it before making your final decision.Read More
Audiobooks are the fastest growing sector in the publishing industry, so you can bet that as soon as Authorpreneur was published in print and eBook, the next logical step was for me to have it available in audiobook. After all, I wrote about audiobooks in Authorpreneur as a way to generate additional income from your book!
Audiobooks are a nice way you can make additional income off the publication of your book. If you have a publisher, they will likely handle the creation of your eBook and audiobook, but if you’ve self-published you can also publish your book as an audiobook and make additional income from your already created content. Always be repurposing that content, boys and girls!Read More