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Primary (How To) Self Publishing Links

Book Launchers (YouTube)
 Self Publishing With Dale (YouTube) Just Publishing Advice

Rating Publishing Services

The Best Self-Publishing Services and the Worst. Rated by the Alliance of Independent Authors

On Demand Publishers
xlibris will print your book, on demand, for as little as $500.00.

Print Your Book
- PDF Creation Settings
- Comparing Lulu Press & Ingram Spark

Book Baby
- Book Baby vs. Lulu
- Book Baby vs. Ingram Spark
- Book Baby vs. Outskirts Press
- Book Baby vs. Author Solutions

Outskirts Press, the A+ rated and #1-rated self-publishing company (from $899.00)

The Book Patch - no minimum orders, best printing prices, 3-5 business day turnaround, no setup fee, and zero fee bookstore.

Login with's Create Space and access Kindle Direct Publishing, Manufacturing on Demand, or Print on Demand for publishers.

Ingram Book Group is the largest book wholesaler in the world. Ingram Spark Lightning Source is their publishing platform for indie publishers, offering distribution, production, and book assembly. As the largest distributor and wholesaler in the US, Ingram will provide you with the greatest chance of accessing physical bookstores through their comprehensive distribution network. Brick-and-mortar stores are not generally fans of Amazon, and won’t warm to the idea of selling books printed through Create Space or KDP Print.

Comparing Print On Demand Services

Choices in Publishing: Paperbacks

Choices for Publishing: eBooks, Part One

Draft2Digital, Smashwords or Amazon KDP Select?

What is the Best Service for Print on Demand Books?

Comparing Self-Publishing Options: CreateSpace, Ingram Spark, and Lulu

The Best Self-Publishing Services and the Worst. Rated by the Alliance of Independent Authors

Aggregrate and Digital (eBook) Publishers

Beautiful Formatting (ebooks)

Draft2digital is an ebook distributor to Apple, Barnes, and Noble, Kobo and Scribd.

Draft2Digital Review 2017 - Is Draft2Digital Worth It?
Smashwords is a publisher and distributor of ebooks to Apple, Barnes and Noble, Kobo, and Scribd, amongst others.

Smashwords Review: Is Publishing on Smashwords Worth It?

Creating an Audio Book

ACX is a marketplace where authors, literary agents, publishers, and other Rights Holders can connect with narrators, engineers, recording studios, and other Producers capable of producing a finished audiobook.


Choices for Publishing: eBooks, Part One

How To Format An Ebook In Word Using Styles

eBook Formatting 101

Learn How To Publish An Ebook For Free With Self-Publishing
Smashwords Style Guide - How to Format Your Ebook (Smashwords Guides 1) Kindle Edition

Smashwords Style Guide has helped thousands of authors produce and publish high-quality ebooks. This free guide offers simple step-by-step instructions to create, format and publish an ebook. It's required reading for any author who wants to distribute their book via Smashwords to major ebook retailers such as Apple iBooks, Barnes & Noble, Scribd, & Kobo.


Book Formatting Checklist Resource: Book Formatting
Kindle Direct Publishing - Paperback Manuscript Templates

How to Check Your eBook Formatting before Pushing the Publish Button

How To

I’ve Written a Book, How Do I Publish It? How to Publish with Draft2Digital
How to Use Createspace (KDPPrint) and Ingram Spark Together

The Most Effective Method to Self-Publish while Getting the Best Distribution

FREE Software


Self Publishing a Hardcover Book

How to Self Publish a Hardcover Book on Amazon tells you many (if not all) of the steps of doing this on Lulu. The last step is to approve your book for expanded distribution (Amazon).


Self Publishing With Dale (YouTube)

Self Publishing on Amazon Pros and Cons KDP Publishing: Is It Still Worth It?
How to Make a Book Cover for Free

Babelcube Review: Taking Books Global with Translations

How To Self Publish A Book & Become a Best Selling Author

Can You Make Money Self Publishing | The Cold, Hard Truth

How To Self Publish a Book Step By Step on KDP in 10 Minutes

CreateSpace Cover Template: How to Make a Book Cover with GIMP

How to Self-Publish Your First Book: Step-by-step tutorial for beginners

How to Show vs. Tell in Your Writing | AuthorTube Writing Advice | iWriterly

Why Literary Agents & Editors REJECT a Book After the FIRST PAGE: 7 Red Flags | PART 1 | iWriterly
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