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We want you to be a publishing pro so we’ve put together these info-packed guides that support your indie publishing journey from beginning to end.

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How to Self-Publish

 
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How to Self-Publish a Book

If you want to learn more about how to self‑publish a book, you’ve come to the right place.

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Pocket Guide to Publishing

An introductory guide covering the dos and don’ts of what it takes to self-publish successfully.

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Free vs. Paid ISBNs Worksheet

Determine whether you should get a free or paid ISBN by answering these important questions.

Free Worksheet
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Book Distribution Guide

Insights on how to optimize your book distribution so as not to miss out on potential sales.

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Book Design Tips

 
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Book Formatting Guide

Everything you need to know about formatting a print or digital book that retailers can sell on shelves and online.

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Book Design Guide

Learn more about the entire book design process—book cover design, interior design, book binding, and more.

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File Creation Guide

IngramSpark’s file requirements for print and ebooks.

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Online Discoverability Help

 
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Title Metadata Guide

Specific tips on how to improve online search results for your book by making sure your metadata is working for you.

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Book Description Worksheet

Help your title stand out by learning what to highlight when writing your book description.

Free Worksheet
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Metadata Checklist Worksheet

Gain tips and tricks to help strengthen your book’s online discoverability.

Free Worksheet
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Book Discount Worksheet

Pick the discount strategy best for your sales goals: bookstores, online retailers, and libraires.

Free Worksheet

Book Marketing Strategies

 
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Book Marketing Guide

Best practices for digital marketing to help you reach the right audience for your book where they already are: online!

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Book Marketing Timeline Worksheet

Consider what marketing to do and when to do it to help get your book in front of readers.

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Website Brainstorm Worksheet

Map out the content best suited for your author website to help give your marketing strategy a boost.

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