Create and Promote Your Own E-Book with Marcus Amann
10 – 5pm Saturday 29 March
The workshop will cover: The business of e-books: Why write an e-book?, What sells well and what doesn’t, Setting yourself up for success; How to Make your e-book: Pros and cons of using an e-book publisher, Editing & design, Royalties, Publishing rights; Doing it yourself: Which e-book format? Protecting your work from thieves, Tips for doing it cheaply; How to Deliver your e-book: Pros and cons of using an e-book publisher, Publisher web sites, E-commerce and shopping carts; Doing it yourself: Setting up your own web site and e-mail, Options for merchant accounts and shopping carts; How to Promote your e-book: What role can e-book publishers play? Deciding on a single page or resource-rich web site; Blogs; Audio; Video; Search engines; Discussion lists; E-mail magazines; Affiliate programs. Marcus Amann has been producing e-books since 1995 and is a long-time technical writer and editor for a Canberra-based software company. Marcus has also worked as a freelance writer and has taught internet marketing at the Canberra Institute of Technology.
Venue: ACT Writers Centre workshop room.
Cost: $90 members, $72 concessions, $140 non-members.
Bookings on 6262 9191.