Derek Haines informs us about how to publish a book the right way to reach more readers. Thank you very much for all your information, Derek.
Are you ready to publish your new book?
Stop for a moment before you jump into publishing your new title on Amazon Direct Publishing (KDP), Draft2Digital or Smashwords.
Check that you know how to publish a book correctly and how to give it a boost from launch day.
Can you answer yes to all the questions in the following 10 point checklist?
1. Is your manuscript perfect?
2. Did you check your title and sub-title against existing books?
3. Is your ebook cover the right size and high-resolution?
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Before you self-publish your new book, make sure you are ready
Too often, new authors get carried away with all the excitement of becoming a published author and rush way too fast into self-publishing.
When this is done, without working on building the necessary marketing and promotional tools beforehand, it is then a never-ending game of catch up.
What should have been an exciting book launch, ends up being a total fizzle, because few people apart from the author knew about the new release.
The process of uploading a Word file and a cover image and self-publishing the two as an ebook is extremely easy.
But without the necessary work before hitting the publish button, it is like throwing a bottle into the ocean and hoping someone will find the note inside.
The far better way to successfully self-publish is to get the basics in place first, well before publishing.
Here is a must do seven-point checklist to help first-time authors avoid making the classic mistakes that are difficult to correct after publishing.
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