The Complete Guide to Self-Publishing: Everything You Need to Know to Write, Publish, Promote and Sell Your Own Book

Bottom line: You want to get published. You want to control the future of your manuscript and your writing career. Best-selling author Marilyn Ross and publishing expert Sue Collier show you how to make your own success—whether you’re a published author, entrepreneur, corporation, professional, or absolute newcomer to writing.

In this expanded and completely revised 5th edition of the bible of self-publishing (over 100,000 copies sold), you’ll be empowered to publish your own work with minimal risk and maximum profits. You’ll find:

  • Complete step-by-step guidance on publishing and marketing a book
  • Ways to leverage social media marketing to build your platform and make yourself stand out from the crowd
  • A thorough explanation of the differences among POD self-publishing, subsidy publishing and true self-publishing—and how to decide which is the best option for you
  • Practical advice on making the decision between offset printing and print-on-demand
  • How to leverage the Internet to create buzz and promote your book with killer PR
  • The latest information on e-publishing
  • A detailed marketing plan and timetable to keep you on track
  • Proven marketing strategies to get free publicity, reach nontraditional buyers and sell books
  • Information-packed appendices with marketing contacts, organizations and vendors, complete with names, addresses, and websites
  • Valuable case studies and examples of how other publishers excel
  • Dozens of tips and resources for publishing and selling books in Canada
  • An in-depth discussion of exclusive distributors, plus coverage of the most recent changes in bookstores and the book selling industry
  • Thirty-one ideas for generating capital to launch your publishing company

The Complete Guide to Self-publishing is the one book you need to take control of your writing career. Read it. Believe it. Do it. Your future depends on it.

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