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Self-Publishing 101: The Basics for Publishing Your Book

August 19, 2015 at 01:00:00 PM · Eastern Time (US & Canada) 4238 views
By DigitalEd @ MediaShift (0.0 stars · 0 reviews )
About This Webinar

Title: Self-Publishing 101: The Basics for Publishing Your Book

We’ll walk you through the process of self-publishing a book and teach you how to avoid the pitfalls that first-time authors make.

Instructor: Miral Sattar, CEO of Bibliocrunch

Are you thinking about self-publishing for the first time? Self-publishing is becoming a first option for authors instead of just a backup. Join us for a 1-hour training for self-publishing newbies where we walk you through the ins and outs of publishing a book. In this session you will learn the process from start to finish, including:

- Defining your publishing goals
- Cover design basics
- Doing vendor research
- Editing & proofreading
- The 411 on formats & tools
- All about ISBNS
- Distribution options
- Selling directly from your website
- Reviews from professionals and readers

Handouts:

- Common mistakes self-pub authors make
- A self-publishing manual
- Slides from the session
- Who should take this training:

About the Instructor:

Miral Sattar is CEO of Bibliocrunch, a platform that matches authors with trusted, prescreened book publishing professionals. Miral loves books and loves helping authors fulfill their publishing dream. Her company Bibliocrunch has helped numerous authors hit the Amazon best-seller list. Miral just published her free ebook, A Self-Publishing Guide for Writers. She and her writing have both been featured in numerous media outlets including BusinessWeek, BBC, TIME, Forbes, Money Magazine, Consumer Reports, PBS, and other media publications. She has a MS in Publishing (NYU) and a BS in Computer Engineering (Columbia). Miral describes herself as 1/3 engineer, 1/3 entrepreneur and 1/3 writer.

Agenda
  • How to think about hiring and working with a publishing team
  • Authors who want a step-by-step overview of the process
  • How to come up with a solid marketing plan for your book
  • Formatting for print and digital
  • Getting maximum distribution for your book
Categories:
ARTS & CULTURE BUSINESS & FINANCE EDUCATION & LEARNING SCIENCE & TECH
Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: $19.00
Webinar ID: 31a94ca0d4b1
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Webinar hosting presenter Miral Sattar
Miral Sattar is CEO of Bibliocrunch, a platform that matches authors with trusted, prescreened book publishing professionals. Miral loves books and loves helping authors fulfill their publishing dream. Her company Bibliocrunch has helped numerous...
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