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DIY e-Publishing

The purpose of DIY e-Publishing is to give strategic advice to those who are writing a book or have written a book and looking to have their book published in Amazon Kindle, BN Nook, or Apple iBook.

DIY e-Publishing will walk you through the steps need to prepare your book for e-Publishing as well as tips on what needs to happen to get it on different electronic platforms.

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Fiverr.com Resources

Started by Tony DiLorenzo. Last reply by Joshua Rivers yesterday. 5 Replies

If you have purchased a gig, or two, or many more let folks know who you have used on Fiverr. This has become my go to resource for all of my DIY e-Publishing needs. It's unbelievable the things you…Continue

Learn how to launch a book for FREE with Kimanzi Constable.

Started by Jenny Hester yesterday. 0 Replies

It's time guys!!! The book launch team signup is officially underway. I can't do this alone and am looking for some folks who are up for the adventure. I have attached the link to the Book Launch…Continue

Should You Narrate Your Own Audiobook?

Started by Tim Knox. Last reply by Bill Gelwick yesterday. 3 Replies

Authors,Should you narrate your own audiobook?Here's what one of the top expert in the biz says.http://po.st/ObqVfU Tim…Continue

Looking for Steps on how to format my ebook

Started by Michael De Rosa. Last reply by Jerry Stumpf yesterday. 10 Replies

After writing my book, I quickly discovered that formatting it was an entirely new and very challenging experience.  There seems to be thousands of ways to format my book and then to self publish…Continue

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Comment by Roy Simmons 3 hours ago

Hi Tony Thanks, yes I will certainly be doing more. Also I am thinking of creating hard copy versions via createspace, it seems I may be 'leaving money on the table'. BTW I have been following a new podcast the sell more books show, members here may enjoy it.


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Comment by Tony DiLorenzo 17 hours ago

Thanks for sharing Roy. It's great to hear about different niches where folks are having success. Are the plans for you to get some more out there in the near future?

Comment by Roy Simmons 23 hours ago

I tellya! Picture type books for kindle are on the up! My Son just released his photography book, doing really well. We are becoming a publishing family! My blog post about the process is on here. fyi my sons book is here, and my main seller a book on loose watercolor is here. So just need to give you guys food for thought, huge opportunities! Also since the launch of Kindle Unlimited, the 'borrows' of my watercolor book have jumped from 1 or 2 a day to 7 or 8. Sales remain steady so it seems possible that ebooks at $2.99 or more attract the people who have KU (seems psychologically more value for their monthly fee, perhaps). And just to say it again,- a lot less words in a pictorial 'how to' type book!

Comment by Jerry Stumpf on July 16, 2014 at 3:19pm

In conjunction with the new book I am hosting my upcoming, first time, Teleseminar in August is http://tinyurl.com/pw8sxb2

I need all the help I can get!

You can also go to www.CrackingTheRomanceCode.com/blog and click the post "Free Teleseminar, "Five Questions husbands never ask and wives wish they would!"

Comment by Randy Crane on July 16, 2014 at 10:25am
Hi everyone! Just wanted to let you know that for 2 days only, July 16 & 17, both of my books (Faith and the Magic Kingdom and Once Upon YOUR Time) are free for Kindle and Kindle apps! Here's a link to my author page on Amazon, and from here you can get to both of them to "buy" them for free!
 
 
Please download the books, and please share the link with your friends & family!
Comment by Marcus Kusi on July 14, 2014 at 9:12pm

Hello Everyone,

My friend Nick Pavlidis shared this deal earlier. There is an exclusive Fiverr deal on Groupon. I think it expires in 2 or 3 days time. You get to purchase 5$ for 25$ worth of services. 

The only thing you need to do is create a new Fiverr account through the Fiverr link on your Groupon coupon. The link to Groupon is below.

http://touch.groupon.com/deals/fiverr-2-new-york

Share this info if you can. I will be posting this in other groups too.

Marcus


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Comment by Tony DiLorenzo on July 8, 2014 at 9:34am

Great show on launching a successful book on the Side Hustle podcast. http://www.sidehustlenation.com/engineering-20000-download-kindle-l...

I listened to this recently and thought of you DIY e-Publishers. If you are launching listen to Nick's strategy to get 20,000 downloads in 5 days.

Comment by Kingsley Grant on July 2, 2014 at 11:40am

Hey Tony, I've used them myself for several projects and have had favorable results. Thanks for sharing.


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Comment by Tony DiLorenzo on July 2, 2014 at 9:31am

I have recently been testing out Fiverr.com for a number of services. In the last month I have hired 10 different folks for projects ranging anywhere from $5 to $410. 

As a self publisher you don't have to do everything yourself. Go to Fiverr search for someone who can do what you need. I have saved hours and in the process have been able to focus on serving our community.

Comment by Tyler Wagner on June 24, 2014 at 9:58am

Hey everyone! Just wanted to share a little bit about myself as I am new to the group :)

My 2 friends and I have launched 4 bestselling books in the past 6 months and would love to teach all of you how we do it. 

We are having a google hangout tomorrow at 9pm EST.

If you are interested you can check it out here: http://bestsellingbooksystem.com/

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to reach out. Would love to help and provide as much as possible to this amazing community. 

PS: Best way to reach me is email > tyler@conferencecrushing.com

 
 
 

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