Join San Rafael City Librarian Henry Bankhead and Smashwords marketing director, Jim Azevedo, for a fun, yet intensive two-part webinar series covering the basics of ebook self-publishing (part I) and tips for how you can market your self-published books to public libraries (part II).
Part 1: An Introduction to Ebook Self-Publishing: How to Publish, Distribute and Sell Your Ebook
In part one, you’ll learn that it’s easier to self-publish an ebook than you might imagine. No technical expertise required! In this introductory, jargon-free primer to ebook self-publishing, we’ll cover the basics. To set the foundation and explore the ebook publishing opportunity, Jim Azevedo of Smashwords will cover the top trends impacting the publishing industry and what those trends mean for authors. Next, Jim will address the benefits of ebook self-publishing and will then dive into an ebook publishing checklist covering everything you need to know to get started, such as ebook formatting, metadata, pricing, distribution and more. Audience Q&A will follow at the end of the presentation.