Writers: 10 Mistakes that Most People Make

How to Publish Your Own Book

You should start by setting the subject of your book. This is the theme of the book. The subject should be fairly small and attractive. This is going to save you from competing with big publishers. Fiction subjects are selling highly and are not heavily discounted.

You should 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 should also 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. The bookshops will be able to tell you 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. Using a hard cover is very expensive as it is going to cost you a lot of money unlike paperback which are cheap. If you have less money you can go for paper cover though it is not very impressive as compared to hard cover. You will earn a lot of money from using hard cover since it is very impressive and increases the value of the book.

The next thing you should do is to produce the 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. It is always advisable that you shop around as you look for affordable and quality printing services.

Preferably use 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. You will be able to curb wastage and save some money at long last.

Make sure you get the ISDN number for you book. The International Standard Book Number is a unique code that is used in identifying your book in the book market.

You should therefore make a decision on the mode you want to use to distribute your books. You can as well go to the book distributor who will do everything for you. The books will be distributed on discount of the cover price.

You should be ready to do marketing of the book by yourself. This can be done through book selling website or you do the through social media. You can also market the book by the word of mouth.