Self-publishing is now an option for new and professional Authors. From the beginning Authors can only self-publish with the help of printing companies. But when the Internet became available to the public in the start of the Digital Age. Authors can now share the digital versions of their books online. Either to sell them or to give them away as a free download. The E-book is the popular form of a book in digital file. It is easier to distribute since it is in digital form and making copies of it is unlimited.
Opportunities for Authors
There are now new self-publishing opportunities for Authors online. Either it be digital or even a Print on demand book is now publishable online through different publishing website platforms. That offer such services to make the E-book or a Paperback book available at the Internet for purchase. The Digital formats of the Books can vary from text E-books as a directly downloadable file. Transferable to a mobile reading device or as Audio books that can be listened to on any Audio file playing device.
These options allow the Author to reach more readers or perhaps listeners of Audio Books online. But Digital Books just does not sell on it’s own unless a Website Store earns a lot of traffic each day. Or gets regular visits from internet users. It is up to the Author to promote and market their books through paid and free services online. Self-published Authors can wear many hats or take on many roles. In order to create their digital book; handling formatting, editing, book cover among others. But now there are freelancers who can offer their service for Authors requiring those different tasks to put their book in the best shape possible.
Authors can now choose how their books are distributed. Digital books are very easy to distribute it saves time and cost of production since it is in digital file format. Self-Publishing is now a trend in the digital world. More and more Writers can now become Authors in a matter of time.