authors of eBooks need the services of a professional editor
all published books are judged by commercial publishing standards.
Don't expect your reader to cut you any slack because you self-
published. Regardless of how slick and professional your self-published
book may look, it will be judged inferior if it doesn't meet commercial
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Publishing an eBook
requires minimal expense and your eBook can easily be made available
for sale to anyone with Internet access. That may sound like utopia
for writers, but it's not. With millions of eBooks crowding the
inventory of online sellers, making your eBook stand out from
the rest will become more and more challenging.
sound marketing program for your eBook. Think outside the box.
I firmly believe that authors with superior marketing skills will
be most successful in this new endeavor. Traditional promotional
efforts may likely prove to be completely ineffective.
B eware of the services of get-rich-quick enterprises that are
poised to take advantage of newcomers to eBooks. Like deceitful
print-on-demand publishers who led uninformed newbies that they
could build a career from self-publication, certain eBook producers
will likely do the same. They'll tell you what you want to hear
to entice every dime possible from you. I encourage you to educate
yourself every step along the way and take great caution in enlisting
the services of outsiders. You'll do a better job yourself, and
at far greater expense, because you care about your work more
than anyone else.
said, you should strive for the highest quality possible when
it comes to the text itself. Don't be tempted to cut corners by
eliminating the editorial process. A qualified editor will help
you know how to improve your work so that, when it's published,
it will compare favorably to all commercial efforts. Find an editor
whom you can trust and become the best author that you can be.
you decide to go to publish an eBook, make your book the very
best it can be by obtaining the services of an independent book
also advise you to take your time and get it right; otherwise,
you might embarrass yourself. I've been approached by many clients
who have put themselves on a self-imposed deadline. Always allow
plenty of time for a thorough rewrite following a manuscript edit.
Rushing the process will almost always prove harmful in the long
tool to help you develop a career as a professional writer is
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