Webcast: Self-Publishing Ebooks In The Flourishing Digital Book Market

On Tuesday, April 23 at 12:00 PM ET / 9:00 AM PT / 5:00 PM GMT DBW hosted a live webcast where you’ll get an unbiased look at the independent ebook publishing scene.

Registration for this event is over. If you purchased this webinar, you received a recording via email.

Self-Publishing Ebooks In The Flourishing Digital Book Market

Today’s self-publishing market has been transformed by new distribution tools that are free to use, take a smaller percentage of authors’ sales, and operate on a nonexclusive basis. Authors have far more control over where their work is sold and what they earn. And there is a growing field of bestselling authors who’ve launched their careers by publishing ebooks alone—such as Hugh Howey and Jennifer L. Armentrout, the latest self-publishing success stories.

This webcast will cover what technical skills are required, how much investment you should expect to make, and the principles behind the successful creation and distribution of an ebook.

The webcast will also provide insight into established e-publishing tools and skills as well as a look at services and trends you should be aware of given their current prominence in the market (e.g., KDP Select).

Attendees Will Learn

— What services are available to distribute your ebook, plus what you can expect from these services, and how they turn a profit
— How to make your book available on Kindle, Nook, iPad, Kobo, and most reading devices in use today
— The technical skill required and how/when to use a professional to help you convert your work into different formats
— 3 essential factors that impact your ebook sales
— Popular strategies for marketing and promoting your ebooks
— A list of trusted resources to help you after the webinar, including sources for finding professional help (editorial, design, production, etc)

Participants

— Jane Friedman, lead digital editor, Virginia Quarterly Review

Moderator

— Jeremy Greenfield, editorial director, Digital Book World

Who Should Attend
— Agents
— Self-publishing service professionals
— Ebook developers
— Authors
— Self-publishing authors
— Hybrid authors

This webcast is a service of Digital Book World. A recording of the webcast is available to Digital Book World members.

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