عبر الإنترنت
Centre of Excellence Successful Self-Publishing Diploma Course Centre of Excellence

تفاصيل الدورة

The Successful Self-Publishing Diploma Course begins by guiding you through the basics of self-publishing. You will quickly get answers to the big questions, such as why you should self- publish and the benefits of doing so and, conversely, reasons self-publishing may not be for you. There are legal obligations you need to fulfil and to self-publish requires money, the course will talk you through what to expect in both these areas.

With your book written and your working title in place. This course will show you the process of finessing the details, large and small, to get your text ready for publication. You will learn the dos and don'ts of titling your book and what to include in your cover text, how to self-edit or hire and work with an editor, how to prepare your text for the layout process, and what the established conventions that you should use in book anatomy, are.

Formatting should be invisible, unnoticed by the reader, but done poorly and inconsistently and the smallest of errors will pull your readers from the story, ruining the content of your work. You will learn how to use layout to enable your content to flow - with proper use of book sizing, page layout, fonts, spacing and alignment of text. Formatting for eBooks is also covered.

We are taught the metaphor 'never judge a book by its cover' but when it comes to books - we do. When confronted by a wall or screen of book covers and all you have to go off, as a customer, is a title and a cover, you will find yourself quickly judging covers and titles - giving just seconds to each. From this course, you will learn the do's and don'ts of book cover design, from colour theory, graphics and images to fonts, copy placement, formatting and reproduction, to ensure yours is the cover that stands out and the book that gets bought. Even if you intend to commission a designer to do the work for you this essential knowledge will give you everything you need to understand what is needed and to get the cover you want.

With your files ready and book complete you need to understand the process of printing the finished work. The Successful Self-Publishing Diploma Course walks you through production, including the different printing methods available and how to convert your book into an eBook. It also stresses the importance of proofreading, how to proofread, and the common conventions used by proofreaders, should you choose to hire one.

Where many self-publishers fail is through not fully understanding distribution, because it doesn't matter how good your book is, if no one can buy it you're not going to make any money and it‚ will be back to the 9-5. This course provides the knowledge you need to successfully get your book into bookshops, work with distributors and wholesalers, and price your book effectively for both printed and eBook versions.

You've published a book - don't forget to tell people about it! Though before you publish, you need to have a marketing plan in place that will fit the content of your book. You will learn how to make sure your book is accurately represented in online bookstores and how to use tools such as social media, YouTube trailers, paid-for advertising, and mailing lists to promote and sell your book. You will also discover how to carry your marketing efforts on after publishing and through to your second book.

Modules

  • Module 1 - Basics of Self-Publishing
  • Module 2 - Completing the Text
  • Module 3 - Layout and Design: Interior
  • Module 4 - Layout and design: Cover
  • Module 5 - Production
  • Module 6 - Distribution
  • Module 7 - Sales and Marketing
تحديث بتاريخ 27 January, 2019

نبذة عن معهد Centre of Excellence


Where E-Learning Becomes Life-Changing!
Centre of Excellence is recognised worldwide as one of the leading online training providers, with hundreds of thousands of learners having gained vital skills and qualifications online via our Centre. 
Our aim is to help you to achieve excellence in every area of your life via quality distance learning training courses. Whether you're looking to learn a new skill, to gain a qualification for a new career or to start a new business, Centre of Excellence can help you to achieve your goals and get to where you want to be.

Why US?
All of our courses come with full support from our dedicated team of tutors in your chosen subject field always on hand to help you complete your studies with us.
We provide a state-of-the-art online learning platform where you can access your course materials 24/7 across any device.
Whether you decide to study from home, from work or from wherever you choose, there are no deadlines for completing your work so you can study in your own time at your own pace.
With over 1000 different flexible courses to choose from, we’re sure you’ll find something to fulfill your needs

سجل 99 طالباً في معهد Centre of Excellence عبر Laimoon
عرض الجميع دورات Centre of Excellence

قيِم هذه الصفحة