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Dan Poynter's self-publishing manual : how to write, print and sell your own book

Author: Dan Poynter
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Para Pub., 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 16th ed., completely revView all editions and formats
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Breaks [the publishing process] down into an approachable, step-by-step procedure that anyone with a little time and motivation can easily master. From tips for writing more efficiently to shipping the book out the door, this ... guide covers everything the author/publisher needs to know, including typesetting, layout, and printing; obtaining an ISBN; forming a publishing company; creating effective press kits;  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Poynter
ISBN: 1568601425 9781568601427
OCLC Number: 145508079
Description: 463 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Your publishing options, why you should consider self-publishing --
Writing your book, generating salable material --
Staring your own publishing company, basics for taking the plunge --
Producing your book, designing books, typesetting, layout, book printing materials, the printing process --
Announcing your book, telling the book world you're a publisher and an author --
What is your book worth? price, discounts, terms, collections and returns --
Promoting your book, making the public aware of your book without spending for advertising --
Who will buy your book? markets, distribution channels --
Advertising your book, using ads smarter and thinking beyond them --
Fulfillment, moving your book out the door --
Coping with being published, or what do I do now? --
Afterword --
Appendices: Your book's calendar; Resources for publishers --
Glossary.
Other Titles: Self-publishing manual
Responsibility: Dan Poynter.
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Breaks [the publishing process] down into an approachable, step-by-step procedure that anyone with a little time and motivation can easily master. From tips for writing more efficiently to shipping the book out the door, this ... guide covers everything the author/publisher needs to know, including typesetting, layout, and printing; obtaining an ISBN; forming a publishing company; creating effective press kits; getting marketing and promotional advice; printing on demand, downloading books and e-books; getting the book in stores and catalogs; producing profitable spin-offs such as audio and videotapes, excerpts, and foreign-language editions.

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