323: How To Self Publish Your First Book With With BookBaby
Have you explored publishing your own book only to give up by the never ending options? What format do publishers expect the work to be presented in? Does it need to double spaced format? And What about cover art and design of the book? Who completes the ePub and .mobi conversions? How do I get it my book on Amazon or Kindle Direct? What is the ideal word count for my book?
Steven Spatz. president of BookBaby answers these and many more questions around self-publishing. The team at BookBaby on a mission to show you how to write, self-publish and promote your own book without all the hassle. The new Kindle Direct Publishing offer also highlights BookBaby’s expanded eBook program, optimized for the indie author.
Self-published authors on the platform can also enjoy the best of both physical and digital worlds: Maximizing reach and profits through the benefits of Amazon’s Kindle Select promotional tools, while making the most of BookBaby’s own industry-leading worldwide digital distribution. Best of all, this 1-2 eBook promo punch comes at no extra charge above BookBaby’s standard eBook publishing fees.
BookBaby is currently the only self-publishing company offering this guided service through KDP, and another indication of the company’s commitment to independent writers seeking to create profitable eBook distribution programs. As part of its expanded digital book menu, BookBaby offers fast-turn ePub and .mobi conversions, including proofs to authors, book formatting, and cover design.
We strive to keep authors at the center of what we do, and we’re happy to be able to partner with Kindle Select to expand the distribution and marketing choices for writers working with us – says Steven Spatz.
Founder/CEO: Steven Spatz is a writer, marketer, and the President of BookBaby. Spatz’s professional writing career began at age 13, paid by the word to bang out little league baseball game stories on an ancient manual typewriter for southern Oregon weekly newspapers. His journalism career continued after graduation from the University of Oregon at several daily newspapers in Oregon. Spatz lives in Newtown, PA with his children, demented cat and well-used bicycle.
Steven loves to hear from authors, editors, and publishers in the BookBaby community with tales of publishing trials and triumphs. To tell him your story, write to email@example.com.
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