How to Self Publish on Amazon and Other Bookstores, Plus Help With Pressbooks

Publish Faster, Easier

With these helpful self publishing tips

We’ve seen the page counts growing on the Pressbooks platform, and we’re impressed! You are some dedicated writers. Keep it up! If you’re wondering what to do after you’re done writing, these links will help.

The Easiest Ways to Self Publish Your Book 

When you use Pressbooks to produce your book files, you can publish your book anywhere, so the options can be overwhelming! Never fear, we’re here to help with our handy guide to the simplest ways to self publish your book in ebookstores and print.

Demystifying How to Publish on Amazon

Publishing your book in Kindle the first time, there can be a learning curve. But it gets much easier from there. Here’s what you need to prepare to publish in Kindle. And here’s a step-by-step, printable guide to publishing your ebook in Kindle Direct Publishing. But don’t limit yourself to digital publishing. This blog post by John Faithful Hamer explains why you should self-publish on Createspace, and how to use Pressbooks to do it.

Expert Advice on Self Publishing, Marketing Your Book 

We’ve compiled a list of the best websites for self-publishing and book marketing advice. Check them out!

New Video: Introduction to Pressbooks

Many of you have asked if we have a simple overview of how to use the Pressbooks platform to convert your book files. Well, now we do! You can view the three-minute video on how to get started in Pressbooks here.

A Special Deal: Get 25% Off PDF+EBOOK Pro Upgrades 

We don’t usually do this in the newsletter, but what the heck. We’d like to thank you for your part in helping Pressbooks grow. Today through Sunday, you can take 25% off your PDF+EBOOK Pro upgrades with the code PBTHANKYOU. You’re welcome!

Wanted: Your Writing Tips!

We’re currently looking for a few authors to contribute some of their writing tips to the Pressbooks blog. If you’re interested, email me–there are perks!

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