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How to Publish on Smashwords

How to Publish on Smashwords
Publish your ebook to Apple iBooks, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, OverDrive, Flipkart, Oyster, Scribd, Baker & Taylor's Blio and Axis360 (libraries!) and more Earn 60% of List Price from Major Ebook Retailers and 85% Net at Smashwords Highlights: We make ebook publishing fast, free and easy! World's largest indie ebook distributor Upload your book once and reach multiple retailers. Getting Started is as Easy as 1-2-3: Sign up for your free account. Access These Powerful Publishing Tools from the Smashwords Dashboard: Centralized Metadata Management - This is a huge time saver. Smashwords for Authors, Publishers and Literary Agents Smashwords is the world's largest, and the original, ebook distributor for indie authors. Don't hassle with direct uploads to retailers. Within minutes of uploading your book to Smashwords, it's featured for sale on the home page at the Smashwords store. From your Smashwords Dashboard, you control all aspects of your publishing. Literary Agents! 1. 2. 3. 4.

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