Self-Publishing Help: Tips on Book Publishing, Marketing and More

Have questions about the publishing process? These new Pressbooks resources will help. 

The Illustrated Guide to Self-Publishing

Need help understanding self-publishing, and where Pressbooks fits in? Here’s our visual guide to the self-publishing process

How to Turn Your Blog Into a Book 

Repurposing Web content into book form adds value and convenience for your audience. Here’s how to go blog to book. Plus, a handy infographic that you can download and print.

To learn more about how to make a book, download our free ebook, The Pressbooks Guide to Self-Publishing

Why We Can’t Read Anymore, by Pressbooks Founder Hugh McGuire

Hugh had the No. 1 article on in April, on whether books can save us from digital distraction. If you missed it, you can still read it here. If English is not your first language, you can also read the translated article in: RussianPortugueseItalianSpanishJapanese 
and Chinese.

Social Innovation

Want some cool ideas you can adapt to your social strategy? Check out how some cutting-edge authors marketed their new book releases on social media. Get inspiration and tips on borrowing these ideas. 

Featured Pressbooks Authors Share Self-Publishing Secrets

This month, Pressbooks authors Ashley Fontainne, Justin Swapp and Sujata Massey shared their advice on writing, book marketing, indie publishing and more. 

Pressbooks at IDPF/BEA/UPublishU

Will you be at IDPF/BEA/UPublishU? Us too! Email if you’d like to meet up. 

As always, feel free to reach out to us anytime with feedback, input or questions. 

All the Best, 
Hugh, Liz & the Pressbooks Gang

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