Direct Publishing Training


This is an one day instructor lead training conducted in classroom focus on Direct Publishing. By the end of the training, participants shall able to publish and sell an e-book online. Participant will also be award a Certificate of Attendance for completing the course.

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Participant shall acquires the skill and knowledge of publishing e-book and paperback book at the end of the course. This course suitable for those who wish to publish their own publications without paying a big sum of fee or losing a big part of royalty through agents, publishing houses and distribution channels. The suitable participants might be from non-profitable organization, small enterprises or person who wish to share their knowledge.

As today technologies and business models make it possible for one to publish a book without engaging an agent. In this training, the instructor will guide the class using today technologies to publish a publication.


Module 1 Introduction

  • Overview
  • Traditional Publishing vs Direct Publishing
  • Registered as publisher
  • National Library Board Legal Deposit Office
  • ISBN
  • CIP
  • Barcode generator

Module 2 Prepare Your Book

  • E-book Format
  • PDF
  • Epub
  • Epub Validator
  • E-book Cover
  • E-Book Trim size
  • E-Book Layout

Module 3 Setup Your Own e-book Hosting Using Payhip

  • Setting up Payhip account
  • Setting up payment mechanism using PayPal and Stripe
  • Loading e-book
  • Loading e-book cover
  • Publishing e-book
  • Setting up Digital Right Management (DRM)

Module 4 Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) Tool

  • Setting up KDP account
  • Loading e-book
  • Loading e-book cover
  • Publishing e-book
  • Print-On Demand Paperback edition
  • Loading the content
  • Loading e-book cover
  • Publishing Print-On Demand Paperback

Module 5 iBookstore

  • Setting up iTune Connect (Both iphone and Mac laptop/computer)
  • Installing iTune Producer (required a Mac laptop/computer)
  • Loading e-book
  • Loading e-book cover
  • Publishing your e-book

Module 6 Kobo Writing Life

  • Setting up Kobo Writing Life Account
  • Loading e-book
  • Loading e-book cover
  • Publishing your e-book

Module 7 Marketing and Sales Reporting

  • Creating discount coupon at
  • Creating discount coupon at Amazon KDP
  • Creating an official Facebook Page for your book and fans

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Course Duration

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Lunch 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM



Dates 29 January 2018, 20 March 2018, 20 February 2018, 6 March 2018


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Cancellation Policy

- We reserve the right to cancel or re-schedule the course due to unforeseen circumstances. If the course is cancelled, we will refund 100% to participants. - The venue of the training is subject to changes due to class size and availability of the classroom. - The minimal class size to start a class is three participants unless indicated otherwise in the course information.
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