“Launch to Success: Self Publishing in 2022” with Deanna Roy
April 23 2022 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM CDT$49.00 – $109.00
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$109 for Non-Members
All registrants will have access to the class recording for one month.
The best methods for releasing a self-published book change radically every year.
Whether you are working on your very first book or are about to launch your latest title, in this class we will review:
- Changes in the self-publishing landscape since last year, particularly in Booktok’s rise to prominence, the new Kindle Vella platform, and standout Patreon and Kickstarters for authors.
- Release timelines, your book budget, and social media preparedness.
- Production matters of formatting your ebook and paperback and decisions about releasing widely or exclusive to Amazon.
- A release strategy that gives your book the best possible start, including metadata, keyword research, category choices, and advertising.
TAKE THIS CLASS IF
- You’re working on your first book.
- You’re about to launch your latest self-published book.
- You’re ready to prepare a release strategy for an upcoming book.
The deadline to register for this class is Friday, April 16 at 5 p.m. CDT.
To learn more about the instructor and what you’ll get out of this class, read Deanna’s interview with us here.
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