Once your book is finished, it’s ready to be sent out and sold. Distribution is to send your book out to retailers, who will sell your book.
However concerned you are with profit, you’ll want your book to be competitively and reasonably priced. What is the price range of similar books of the same genre?
Factors affecting your print book (pBook) royalties include print cost, retail price, and trade discount.
A trade discount is the percentage of a book’s retail price that a retailer or wholesaler earns from the sale of an author’s book in exchange for distributing the book.
Book royalties refer to the percentage the author or illustrator receives out of the proceeds from the sale of each copy of the book.
You want your book to look as professional as possible. Having a professional publication is essential for successfully marketing your book.
An author website is an essential aspect of your author platform. The Internet provides people all over the world a chance to connect with you.
Having an author platform allows you to stand out to a large audience. Having an established platform means that you’re well known, you have followers, and you’re contributions are sought after.
However you prioritize your time, you want your efforts to be of high quality if not of high quantity. We discuss key ways to do that.
Now is the time! Seriously, it’s never too early to start marketing your book, even if your book isn’t finished. If you want your book to stand out, the sooner you begin marketing, the better.