The Formula to Succeed in Self-Publishing
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Once you have a completed manuscript, you may be wondering how to publish your book. There are two routes to publishing: a traditional publisher and self-publishing. In today’s market, self-published books can do very well, but you do need to think about the factors that make a successful book:
- Editing – From copywriting to proofreading, you need editing services that polish your manuscript.
- Book design – The cover and title of your book have to be appealing to your reader.
- Distribution – Making your book available to the major commerce platforms, such as iBooks, Kobo and Amazon eBook publishing, will boost sales.
- Marketing – Reach out to customers by having an appealing book before you sell it.
If you don’t have experience with editing or design, you may spend a lot of time trying to learn while your project stalls out.
Make Your Book Stand Out
It’s estimated that there are over 1,000,000 books published each year. The self-publishing market has increased by about 156% since 2012, largely due to the eBook market. The most successful authors approach publishing as a professional business instead of hobby. Completing a manuscript is just one element of having a published book.
If you need help getting your book finished and published, contact Buuks for services and resources that can help you put your work in the marketplace.