Amazon Kindle eBook and Book Self-publishing for Beginners

Learn Amazon Kindle eBook and paperback self-publishing. Self-publish with free Canva book covers. Plus book marketing

Instructed by Brian Jackson

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  • You'll be able to self-publishing your manuscript on Amazon Kindle and paperback for free
  • You'll be able to create a free professional looking book cover using Canva
  • You'll be able to market your book to get readers

How would you like to be a published author by the end of the day... for free?
 
Welcome to to my Course.  Nothing is left out of this video guide that covers everything from creating a book cover to marketing your published book.
 
My name is Brian Jackson and during the last 8 years I've created hundreds of book covers and published well over 100 books.  In this course I'll explain the entire process to you allowing you to quickly become a published author given nothing more than a finished manuscript.
 
This course covers:
 
Book Cover
 
Fast and easy, create a free professional quality book cover using the Canva online graphic design tool and free images from Pixabay.  All you need is a web browser to have a finished book cover in under 10 minutes.  The process I demonstrate utilizes free Canva Kindle book cover themes to quickly create professional quality book covers including free images from Pixabay.
 
Format Your Manuscript
 
Quickly format your manuscript for Amazon publication using Microsoft Word 2010 or beyond (Word 2016 running on Windows 10 is demonstrated).  Learn both traditional style and use the free Kindle Create Word plugin to format your manuscript.  Following my detailed instructions guarantees a polished finished product.  The process I demonstrate ultimately augments the use of the free Kindle Create Microsoft Word plugin with traditional formatting techniques to produce very clean manuscripts that are a pleasure to read.
 
Self-publish on Amazon
 
Self-publish your book in minutes on Amazon in Kindle and Print on Demand (POD) paperback formats using the free Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) web-based interface.  Note that you can publish paperbacks via KDP or use the traditional method of switching to CreateSpace.  Once complete, you're a published author, but that doesn't mean that your done...
 
Market Your Book
 
Take the first steps toward marketing your book for free to become an Amazon bestseller.  Make money and friends as you gain readership.
 
And the whole process is free because you do it yourself.  Given a finished manuscript, a copy of Microsoft Word 2010 or later and a web browser you can become a published author by the end of the day.
 
In fact, I'm embarrassed to have to admit that purchasing this course could be your greatest expense... though I assure you it's well worth any reasonable cost considering the money and time you'll save to become a published author today!
 
Mac users should be aware that the Kindle Create method is currently only available on Windows.  However, the traditional method is my preferred method anyway ;-).
 
Don't forget the Learnfly 30-day no questions asked money back guarantee.  If you're not happy with the course, just return it.  So, there's no risk involved.  That should make your choice a no-brainer.

  • You'll require a finished book manuscript that has been copy edited
  • You'll require a copy of Microsoft Word 2010 or later to format your manuscript
  • You'll require a web browser to create a Canva book cover and publish via KDP
  • Anyone with a finished manuscript wanting to self-publish their book for free
  • Anyone needing to create a free professional looking book cover
  • Anyone wanting to market their published book using proven techniques
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Section 1 : Introduction

  • Lecture 1 :
  • Lecture 2 :
  • self-publishing-process
  • Lecture 3 :
  • Course Requirements: What is a Finished Manuscript

Section 2 : Book Cover

  • Lecture 1 :
  • Fundamentals of Book Cover Design
  • Lecture 2 :
  • Addendum: Book Cover Design and Download JPG/PNG
  • Lecture 3 :
  • Using Free Canva Themes and Pixabay Images to Create a Book Cover
  • Lecture 4 :
  • Canva From a Blank Page Up
  • Lecture 5 :
  • Canva Advanced Techniques

Section 3 : Format Your Manuscript with Word

  • Lecture 1 :
  • Self-publishing Options
  • Lecture 2 :
  • Traditional Document Formatting Part 1
  • Lecture 3 :
  • Traditional Document Formatting Part 2
  • Lecture 4 :
  • Install the Kindle Create Microsoft Word Plugin
  • Lecture 5 :
  • Format Your Manuscript Using Kindle Create
  • Lecture 6 :
  • More Formatting, Table of Contents and Preview

Section 4 : Self-publish Your Book with KDP

  • Lecture 1 :
  • Publish Your Book in Kindle Format Using KDP
  • Lecture 2 :
  • Copywrite Your Amazon Book Description
  • Lecture 3 :
  • Publish Your Book in Print on Demand (POD) Paperback Format Using KDP
  • Lecture 4 :
  • Book Review Process, Approval and Monitoring
  • Lecture 5 :
  • Addendum: Creating a Paperback Book Cover in KDP

Section 5 : Book Marketing

  • Lecture 1 :
  • 10 Book Marketing Tips (Part 1)
  • Lecture 2 :
  • 10 Book Marketing Tips (Part 2)
  • Lecture 3 :
  • Additional Book Marketing Tips
  • Lecture 4 :
  • Websites_Mailing Lists_ Amazon Bestseller Categories_ Author Central_GoodReads
  • Lecture 5 :
  • Update on KDP Select Free Promotions (7/20/2018)
  • Lecture 6 :
  • Update on KDP Select Free Promotions (8/24/2018)

Section 6 : Alternate Free Book Cover Options

  • Lecture 1 :
  • Create a Free Book Cover Using the GIMP
  • Lecture 2 :
  • Create a Free Book Cover Using PowerPoint
  • Lecture 3 :
  • Create a Free Book Cover Using Canva

Section 7 : Amazon Self-publishing Demonstration

  • Lecture 1 :
  • Create a Free Book Cover Using Canva/Pixabay
  • Lecture 2 :
  • Format Your Manuscript (Traditional) Part 1
  • Lecture 3 :
  • Format Your Manuscript (Traditional) Part 2

Section 8 : Conclusion

  • Lecture 1 :
  • What's Next?

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