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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 the theme of the book. The subject should be fairly small and attractive. As a result you will not face competition from big publishers. Fiction subjects are selling highly and are not heavily discounted.
It is important that you do some research. You should look for the titles that are competitive and you think about how you want to make yours look better. Another thing you should do is to find out if the books are selling or not to decide if the title is good or not. You can do the search on popular book selling websites 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 decide how you want the back of your book to look either using a hard cover or a paperback. The difference between paper back and hard cover is that hard cover tends to be costly. Even though paperback is not very impressive as compared to hard cover you should use it if you have less money. Hard cover is going to boost the value of your book and this may result into high income.
Then you should print as many copies as you want. If you have a printer you can buy the papers and print by yourself but if you don’t you will need to higher printing services. You should compare the prices and go for quality and affordable service.
Preferably use print on demand publishers. It involves the sending of computer file on print on demand printer. Print on demand printer only prints the book that are on sale only. You will be able to curb wastage and save some money at long last.
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.
You should therefore make a decision on the mode you want to use to distribute your books. The most reliable method is by the use of a book distributor. You should pay the book distributor a percentage of the cover price as his fee.
You can decide how you want to market your book by yourself. You can use social media platform or book selling website to market your books. You can also market the book by the word of mouth.