Have you written the book and don’t know what to do with it? Don’t know how to publish and start making money from selling it?
There is no need to wait any longer. You can start selling your book without getting the publisher involved, and even without leaving your home.
All you need to prepare is a perfectly edited and proofread text file, and a book cover image.
The key to success is to make sure your book will show up in the largest possible number of ebook-selling stores – without getting stuck in the distribution process.
Reedsy publishing companion comes to the rescue. The platform helps authors go through the process of writing and publishing a book, by connecting them with book industry professionals (editors, cover artists, or marketers), but also offering a set of free online guides.
One of such free materials is The Complete Guide to Ebook Distribution. This extensive list of tips will help you learn about ebook retailers and ebook-distribution platforms.
Do you want to know how much you’ll be able to earn by selling your book in a digital format? The guide includes a detailed comparative table of royalties by publishing platform and retailer. Over 60 sellers are listed here?
Do you imagine yourself registering for every single one of them and submitting your book? Obviously not. It is where ebook aggregating platforms come very handy.
The infographic below makes every author’s life easier by providing a simplified model of ebook distribution, recommended by Reedsy to achieve maximum distribution reach while keeping the setup and management process at a reasonably low level.
Click or tap the image to see it in full resolution. And if you want to learn more, make sure to check our a list of best infographics with tips for aspiring authors.
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