IngramSpark Academy

Self-Publishing Essentials

Free online self-publishing courses to help you publish like a pro.

You can write the absolute best content, publish your book with the utmost quality, and have the broadest book distribution possible, but investing in your publisher education is another critical piece to help you sell more books!

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How to Build an Author Platform

Learn how to find your book’s audience and how to connect with readers. This course is your guide to building author connections to promote your book.

Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate

How to Increase Book Sales Potential: Metadata for Books

Learn how to increase book sales potential by making better use of your book metadata. This course provides tips to optimize the most essential metadata for books like book title, book description, author bio, trim size, and more.

Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate

Coming Soon!

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Social Media Marketing for Self‑Publishers

Learn how to market your book on social media, with book marketing tips on how to find your audience, what channels work best for authors, and how best to participate to promote your book.

Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate

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How to Self-Publish a Book

Learn how to self-publish a book with a better understanding of where self-publishing stands today, the benefits of self-publishing, the book publishing process, and what you need to self-publish professionally.

Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate

How It Works

  1. Select the self-publishing course you’re most interested in.
  2. Take the time to grow your understanding.
  3. Apply what you learn.
  4. Sell more books!

We invest in your publisher education, and IngramSpark Academy is the newest way for you to access the information you need to publish professionally.

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