We authors are always on the prowl for platforms to connect with readers. eBooks are approximately 20 percent of the buyer user/preference. Have you discovered Inkling yet?
Inkling is a cloud publishing platform where you can create beautiful, interactive content and share it securely with customers, employees, or partners, across all devices, anywhere in the world.
It's got the ability to create collaborative with others; manage it all within your computer a la "the cloud", templates to select from for your eBook presentation and allows for interactivity for the reader.
I put my latest book up with the total assistance of graphic artist and book/cover designer Rebecca Finkel of F&P Graphics, Snappy Sassy Salty. Take a look here:
Yes, I could have done this myself ... but I've got to remind myself to constantly have the come to book meeting--this is not what I do best. Rebecca Finkel came to me and suggested we try it ... and my response was, "Make it so." Decide where your time is best used. If you have too much on your plate, or something isn't in your skill set, get help.
I'm not an eBook reader by choice ... print is my preference. That doesn't mean I ignore offering my books in the "e" format. You can get them on Kindle, Smashwords, Kobo, Nook, etc. Author YOU: Creating Your Author and Book Platforms is available via iBooks because of its layout. And now, Snappy Sassy Salty: Wise Words for Authors and Writers is available on Inkling. Next, it will be up on audio. So goes the author's life.
If you are looking for FREE author and book coaching ... call in to Judith's Author Monday Mornings at NOON Eastern each Monday. The number is 218-632-9854; Access Code 1239874444 ... have your questions ready--there's a full hour to ask and listen.
Judith Briles is known as The Book Shepherd a book publishing expert and coach. She is the Founder of Author U, a membership organization created for the serious author who wants to be seriously successful. She’s been writing about and conducting workshops on publishing since the 80s. Judith is the author of 31 books including Author YOU: Creating and Building Your Author and Book Platforms (ForeWord Indie/Fab Book of the Year), Snappy Sassy Salty: Wise Words for Authors and Writers and a speaker at publishing conferences.
Become part of her inner circle by joining the Author’s Ark and exclusive monthly webinar and coaching event. Each summer, she holds Judith Briles Unplugged, a two and 1/2 day intensive limited to a small group of authors who want to be seriously successful. In 2015, the dates are August 27-29th. Her audio and workbook series, Creating Your Book and Author Platform is now available. Join Judith live on Thursdays at 6 p.m. EST for Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing on the Toginet Network at http://tinyurl.com/AuthorURoadio. Follow @AuthorU and @MyBookShepherd on Twitter and do a “Like” at AuthorU and Judith Briles – TheBookShepherd on Facebook. If you want to create a book that has no regrets, contact Judith at Judith@Briles.com.