The self-publishing market is buzzing.
Many authors are now taking the self-publishing route rather than approaching publishers or agents.
Several companies are already offering a very professional service for self-publishing; the bigger ones are:
Bubok.com – Very easy to use, language friendly with website menus in English, Spanish, Portuguese and French. Y ou can publish your book as an e-book or a paperback with them. The submission of books is free and they have good customer service and a phone support line.
CreateSpace.com – This company is linked to Amazon and gives you the chance to publish your e-book on Kindle and also as a print on demand (POD) paperback. No publishing fee is required, but they charge a percentage per book sold. No phone support line.
Smashwords.com – This company will publish your e-book edition only, but they distribute to the most important companies: Apple iBookstore, Barnes & Noble, Sony Reader Store, Kobo, the Diesel E-book Store, Baker & Taylor's Blio and Axis360, etc. No publishing fee is required, but they charge a percentage per book sold. No phone support line.
Lulu.com – Easy to use self-publishing service for paperback and hardcover books. A fee might apply depending on the options you select. They also offer e-book format options. They have a phone support line.
Other pages where you can also self-publish your eBooks and printed editions are:
Kindle (digital) www.amazon.es/kindle
Blurb (printed) www.blurb.co.uk/?redirect=true
XinXii (printed) http://www.xinxii.com/en
Scribd.com (digital) www.scribd.com
FastPencil Inc www.fastpencil.com
Punto Didot (printed) www.puntodidot.com/ ( Books in Spanish)
Upabook (digital) www.upabook.com
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Thousands of authors are already self-publishing their books succesfully. Why don't you?