2017/03/10

8 Best Self-Publishing Companies for First Time Authors


If you're looking for self-publishing companies, look  no further than these.

The traditional publishing houses have been turned upside down since the arrival of the internet.  It's given rise to a new breed of author, and talented writers who were once overlooked, now with the power of the internet can unleash their gift to anyone that wants to read.

You can build your own author platform for free and sign up with numerous self-publishing platforms to sell your book.  So go on your time is now.

www.xlibris.com


The classic interface will help inspire confidence in any author.  With a ton of useful advice, testimonials and author awards going hand-in-hand with professionalism and attention to detail.  Try this self-publishing service for size.

www.Iuniverse.com


With it's live chat facility taking the worry out of becoming a self-published author.  Along with useful interviews, works out to be a little pricier than the rest but worth every penny.

www.authorhouse.co.uk



This UK based company has a slick, logical manifesto and a particular brand of stardust on your worthy novel.  Having already self-published over 40,000 authors to date and with a well established infrastructure, it can't help but make you feel more at ease. Packages start from £299.

www.kdp.amazon.com



The father of all self-publishing companies, is Kindle of course.  This company was at the inception and has helped thousands of authors make money from their books.  With a massive global reach and ability to update your book whenever you want Kindle has become an international leader for good reason.

www.bookbaby.com



Great value for money and an easy attitude to greet you of 'Ready, set, publish', this self-publishing company is for you.  The site takes 0% commission from sales.  There's a lot to be said about 'Book Baby'.  Packages start from as low as $99.

www.smashwords.com



A site for all indie authors, and an ethos that smashes traditional publishing to boot.  A well thought out self-publishing business and non-conformist.  Your eBook will be distributed through all the beneficial channels giving you peace of mind.

www.blurb.com



With a huge variety of marketing and design skills on offer its another worthy addition to the list.  It also offers an affiliate program that's worth looking into.

www.lulu.com



Publishing over 1,000 titles everyday, attention to detail is their game.  With experts in formatting, packaging and pushing your book, to gain maximum effect.  With marketing, proof reading, editorial or anything your heart desires!

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