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How To Publish Your Own Book -Tips For Self Publishers

There's no doubt that one of the most exciting things you can do as a writer is to publish a book. So here I'm going to explain how you can actually publish your own book and make good money from it. In the past, if you wanted to publish a book, you almost had to find a publisher. But today, new technology makes it possible, and less expensive, to become a self-publisher and do it yourself.

And – self-publishing can be a very smart choice. It's accessible, fast, pays much better than traditional copyright agreements, and lets you keep control of your book. Publishers can offer you royalties starting at 5% of the cover price. Independent publishers can increase this to 50% or more! Online self-publishing companies like can help you publish and market your book.

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Can the average person successfully publish his own book? Yes, you can! Actually, there are no secrets. You don't need to start a large publishing company – you can do it part-time from home. All you need is a marketable topic, good performance – and determination.

These are the basics of self-publishing: write your book, get it ready for print, print, distribute the book, advertise and of course calculate the profits.

Here are some basic guidelines for getting started with publishing your own book:

* Choose the subject of your book.

Nonfiction is usually better suited for self-publishing than fiction. Because they are sold at a higher price and usually not discounted like novels etc. Try to choose topics that are relatively small and specific to publication. If your subject is small, the big publishers won't be interested in competing with you, but you can still make a lot of money from your book.

* Do a little research.

Look for competing titles and figure out how to make yours better. Find out what sales of those books have been to see if they are good sellers or not. Tip. Have a look on Amazon to see what similar titles there are, and find out how popular or unpopular they are by looking at their Amazon Sales Rank. Go into some bookshops and ask the staff there if the kind of book you have in mind is something they get asked for often or not.

* You can save money by doing as much as possible yourself.

You will need a printer. But beyond that, do as much as you can yourself and just buy in the extra services you need from freelancers. You can even typeset your own book using software such as Adobe Publisher. Use a freelance editor/proofreader to edit your book and a freelance designer to design a good cover. It needn't cost much if you shop around.

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Should You Self-Publish Your Book

There are many success stories of those who have persevered and stayed in this industry for long enough. It is true that not everyone succeeds, but it is also true to some degree that it is possible. You can find their success stories online. You can also learn easy tips and tricks on how to get your books self-published and selling.

Self-publishing is possible if you don't give up too quickly. It may not be easy at first, but you might succeed in the end. You may need to work hard if you try it alone. It might take you a while, and you may not be able to achieve the same success as big publishing companies. But, what's the point? If your passion drives you, that's all that you need to get there.

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Passion alone is not enough. Self-publishing is not a viable option. You can't do it all on your own. Sometimes you may need the assistance of experts. Self-publishing isn't easy, but there is something I can still say. It is very exciting. You can make a lot of royalties if you do it correctly. For providing these services, some self-publishing businesses will receive a commission of less than five percent.


1. Your book's price is set by you. You retain most of the profit if any.
3. Your book can be completely customized.
4. Promote the book yourself by spending your own resources.
5. Your books are usually produced according to demand.

If you don't self-publish:

1. The price of your book is not something you decide.
2. The majority of profits are retained by the publishing company.
3. The customization of your book will be determined by the publisher.
4. You can do a lot of the work involved in promoting your book.
5. Your publisher will pay you a lot of money to publish your book and promote it.

Now, you have all the information above. What are your options? Do you want to self-publish? I love writing. I only know that my works will be published whether they are self-published or not.