Tips on Publishing Your Own Book
The first thing you should do while publishing a book yourself is to set the book subject. This is what the book is talking about. Use a small but attractive subject. This is going to save you from competing with big publishers. Fiction subjects are selling highly and are not heavily discounted.
It is important that you do some research. While doing research look for the titles that are competitive and you think about how you want to make yours look better. You can as well find out if the books are selling or not to decide if the title is good or not. With popular book selling websites you will be able to see which types of titles are selling more than others. You can also visit the popular bookshops to inquire with them the types of books are selling and which types of books people are asking.
You should also decide the format you want to use either a hard cover or paperback. What makes big difference between paperback and hard cover is the quality and price. Even though paperback is not very impressive as compared to hard cover you should use it if you have less money. You will earn a lot of money from using hard cover since it is very impressive and increases the value of the book.
You should therefore make copies of your book. In case you don’t have a printer you will need to higher printing services or if you have one you will just buy the materials and print on your own. Do not be in a hurry to print go for a printer that is affordable and produces quality work.
You should check out print on demand publishers. It involves the sending of computer file on print on demand printer. This means that you print only the books that are on sale. This is going to ensure that you don’t go at a loss of making much wastage.
You should then get ISDN for your book. A unique code that is used in identifying your book in the book market is known as International Standard Book Number.
Method of distributing books is also one of the things that you decide how it should be done. The most reliable method is by the use of a book distributor. The books will be distributed on discount of the cover price.
You can also prepare to do the marketing of your books. This can be done through book selling website or you do the through social media. You can do it yourself by the word of mouth.