Publish like a pro

This is a course designed to help authors with a complete novel move forward through the various processes that might usually be done on their behalf by a traditional publishing house.

By taking a professional approach to editing, laying out, designing and marketing your book, it will shine and hopefully find its place among the traditional best selling titles.

We'll take you through each stage from draft to publication and then beyond.

Module 1 The basics of self publishing
Unit 1 Introduction  
Unit 2 How Much Does It Cost To Self-Publish A Book?  
Unit 3 Ways to take back control of your self-publishing costs  
Module 2 Editing
Unit 1 Why you should never edit your own work  
Module 3 Proof copies and advance readers
Unit 1 Beta  
Unit 2 Pro  
Unit 3 Lett  
Module 4 Audiobooks
Unit 1 Basics  
Module 5 Design and typesetting
Unit 1 Introduction  
Module 6 Deciding on a distributor
Unit 1 Introduction  
Unit 2 What are my self-publishing options?  
Unit 3 Amazon KDP  
Unit 4 All about IngramSpark  
Unit 5 Can I Set Up My Print Book With KDP and IngramSpark?  
Unit 6 Lulu  
Module 7 The mechanics of publishing a book
Unit 1 ISBN numbers explained ... do you need one, how to get one if you do  
Unit 2 Legal deposit (UK)  
Module 8 Marketing: Press releases and advance buzz
Unit 1 Bookstores  
Unit 2 Tips  
Module 9 Marketing: Newsletters
There are no units in this module.
Module 10 Marketing: Comparison authors
Unit 1 What Are Comparable Authors and Titles?  
Unit 2 What are comps and why do they matter?  
Unit 3 Comparable Authors and Titles: Genre  
Unit 4 Comparable Authors and Titles: Nuance and Niche  
Unit 5 Sharing readers  
Unit 6 Author and Title Comparison: Mindset and Resistance  
Unit 7 Tips to help find comp authors  
Unit 8 Using Comp Author Information in Your Ads  
Module 11 Marketing: Paid advertising
Unit 1 Bookbub Featured Deals  
Unit 2 Bookbub ads  
Unit 3 Click and impression jargon  
Module 12 Marketing: Planning
There are no units in this module.
Module 13 Marketing: Revisiting your plan
There are no units in this module.