ePublish by Steve Weber – Book Review

Ebooks are more popular than ever, with the Kindle, iPhone and other ebook readers being adopted by more people every day. The amazing growth in the ebook market presents authors and publishers with opportunities to reach new customers with their content, sometimes with little or no investment.

ePublish: Self-Publish Fast and Profitably for Kindle, iPhone, CreateSpace and Print on Demand is a comprehensive yet consise guide to epublishing. Author Steve Weber explains:

  • how to create and sell ebooks from your own web site;
  • ebook formats and how to convert your files to ebooks;
  • how to reach the more than 300,000 Kindle ebook readers by publishing in Kindle format;
  • how to reach the mobile market, including more than 13 million iPhone users;
  • how, when and why to take your book from ebook to print book.

Weber provides lots of tips and help for do-it-yourselfers, and also shares resources for those who would prefer to outsource some of the technical details.

In addition to the specifics of how to publish ebooks, Weber identifies many ways authors and publishers can promote their ebooks online, including blogging, podcasting, advertising, affiliates, Google Book Search and more.

Some authors and publishers may be interested in converting their print books to ebook formats; however, it can go the other way, too. Authors may choose to publish ebooks first, then offer a print edition. Weber explains how to use Print on Demand to create a print book from your ebook.

ePublish: Self-Publish Fast and Profitably for Kindle, iPhone, CreateSpace and Print on Demand is an easy to use guide to producing ebooks in multiple formats, and successfully promoting them. Whether you are planning to convert existing print books to electronic formats, or launch your publishing career with ebooks, you will find the information you need.