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Self-Publishing a Paper-Back Book is an Exciting Opportunity!

February 16th, 2017

In life, we have what we like to call a ‘bucket list’ of things that we want to do before we die. Commonly, things like bungee jumping and swimming with dolphins can be found on many. However, there are also a significant amount of lists that contain wanting to write a book and have it published. For many years, this would involve a lot of time, money, and a publisher who would be willing to publish it. Nowadays, times are changing and it is an achievable dream.

Firstly, you will need to obviously write your book and then ensure that you have a PDF copy. If you can’t do this yourself, you should be able to find an affordable service on sites like Fiverr that will do it for you. Regardless, this process requires CreateSpace which is a fantastic tool for all those looking to complete this task. On the site, you will find many YouTube videos explaining what needs to be done and you can even create a book cover.

After following the steps on-screen, you can then proofread your file. If you want to proofread a physical copy, you can order this but you will have to wait for it to arrive. Of course, you can use a site like Fiverr once again to have your file professionally proofread or you can view the file online. Whichever way around you choose to do it, you can have your book printed to order which means that you don’t need to pay out for hundreds or thousands to be made. Once your file is online, you can set your own selling price and the cost of publishing will be deducted from the royalties you receive. If your book gains a following, you will earn some money still and you know that there is a potential market for a second book too.

Whether you want to write a fictional story or inform people in some way through a non-fiction book, now is your opportunity because you don’t have to make the huge investment that was once required. Over time, you can continue this as a hobby or maybe even use this as practice for turning it into a career. If you get a number of positive reviews for your book, you might feel motivated to take the jump and have some printed to take into stores and talk to agents.

Every single day, millions of people are searching the internet for ways to work at home and this list is steadily growing. Of course, you are bound to come across the main examples including online affiliate marketing but there are other options available too. As long as you are willing to put in the hard work and turn your dream into a reality, there is no reason why you can’t work from home and make a good living from it. Whatever you decide to do in 2017, make it your year and start working today!