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How to list your book with Smashwords

To list your book with Smashwords, follow these steps:

  1. Create an Account: To list your book with Smashwords, you need to create an account on their website. This will give you access to their platform and the tools needed to list your book.

  2. Format Your Book: Smashwords requires that you format your book according to their guidelines. This includes using a specific file format and following specific formatting rules for headings, fonts, margins, and more.

  3. Upload Your Book: Once you have formatted your book, you can upload it to Smashwords. You will need to provide the book title, author name, ISBN number, publication date, and other relevant details.

  4. Set the Book Price: You will need to set the price for your book. Smashwords will take a commission on each sale, so make sure that the price you set is competitive and covers your costs.

  5. Add Book Description: You will need to provide a detailed description of the book, including its contents, target audience, and any other relevant information.

  6. Upload the Book Cover: You will need to upload the cover image of your book. This should be a high-quality image that accurately represents the book.

  7. Submit for Approval: Once you have provided all the required information, you can submit your book for approval. Smashwords will review your book to make sure it meets their standards and quality requirements.

  8. Wait for Approval: If your book is approved, Smashwords will start selling it on their platform. You will receive a notification when your book is available for sale.

Note: The steps may vary depending on the current policies and procedures of Smashwords.