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Helping writers become published authors
You’re here because you’re somewhere on the journey of self-publishing.
You might be:
- Exploring your publishing options
- Ready to publish your ebook
- Promoting the book you’ve published
Wherever you are on the journey, we have resources that can make it easier for you to be successful.
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“Easily one of the most informative websites dedicated to the topic” — Mark LaFlamme, crime and horror novelist
Ready to publish
Turning your manuscript into an ebook
For authors who have decided to self-publish on the Kindle and need an easy guide to turning their manuscript into a Kindle-ready ebook
|How to Format Perfect Kindle Books is an easy-to-follow guide that talks you step-by-step through taking your manuscript from a word processor document to a professional-standard Kindle ebook.
It’s available as an ebook or paperback; or as an ebook together with 24 instructional videos.
What you’ll learn
Kindle Formatting teaches you everything you need to know to take that Word document and turn it into an ebook you can be proud of.
You explain some things so much better than other so-called ‘experts’ that I have read (and paid for) that it’s almost a joke. I have no doubt that, with your help, assembling my ebooks will be a breeze.” — Peter Hart from The Writing Kind
Want more sales
Boosting your promotion
For authors who have an ebook or who are preparing their manuscript and want to use the Kindle’s built-in features to accelerate word-of-mouth marketing
In-Book Promotion shows you all the built-in features Amazon offers for exploding the word of mouth for your book. Stuck in the print mentality, most authors don’t optimise their books for a device that’s digital and internet-enabled.
Amazon provides one feature in particular that can get the word out to thousands of people with just a couple of clicks from a single reader.
What you’ll learn
- How to use the feature Amazon provides to put rocket fuel in your marketing
- How to turn triers into buyers
- How to influence and benefit from what your readers buy next
This is a great guide for the author getting into e-publishing. I’ve picked up a few tricks myself from it. — Tony Edridge, author of “Marketing Tips for Authors”
Advice and tools for self-publishers
Ongoing advice on tips tricks and techniques for authors self-publishing their books.
The Taleist blog and podcast for self-publishers gives practical advice free to authors who are interested in or already self-publishing their work.
The site is a service for the thousands of visitors who come from around the world. Hundreds of whom choose to receive it to their inboxes.
If you’re just getting started with the Taleist site, you should:
- Check out the blog
- Learn about making your site friendly to search engines
- Read our most popular posts on promoting your ebook
- Read the ever-expanding self-publishing FAQ
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