DIY Guides

Creating eBooks, Cover Images and Graphics

Creating your ebook (Do It Yourself)

  • OpenOffice (free PDF writer)
  • PrimoPDF (convert documents to PDF for free)
  • Smashwords (convert documents to eBook format free)
  • Calibre (convert documents to eBook format free)
  • Kindle Kash (learn all the tricks to publishing on Amazon Kindle)

Find the best Web & Graphic Designers on Elance!


Creating your ebook (Hire a programmer to convert to ePub, kindle, etc)

Ebook Cover designers and Graphic Designers

Protecting Your eBooks Online

Protected Download links

Plagiarism checker

Marketing and Selling eBooks Online

Payment Systems to Accept Credit Cards

Sign up for PayPal and start accepting credit card payments instantly.

Places to sell ebooks and other digital products

How To Market your Ebook

Advertising including Pay Per Click (PPC)

Tip: Check before signing with a webhost. Some companies offer free advertising credits with Yahoo and Google for signing a webhosting contract. BlueHost currently offers $US75 free advertising credits.

Online Marketing: Shopping Carts & List Management

Shopping Carts

Learn how to use your Shopping Carts

Autoresponders for emailing newsletters and managing clients

Publicity and Interviews

Free publicity for experts

Make Money Publishing Other People’s eBooks Online

Profit from Public Domain Books, Music and Images

Website Design, Blogging and Hosting Services

Domain Names


  • BlueHost(best value for money: free domain, easy blog installation tools, allows multiple domains and unlimited traffic)
  • HostGator (easy blog installation tools, allows multiple domains on some plans and unlimited traffic)
  • SiteSell (hosting plus website design and online marketing tips to make your site stand out from the crowd)

Blogging software

  • Blogger (use with a custom domain fromĀ GoDaddy for a more professional look)
  • WordPress (free software using your own webhost)
  • WordPress (hosted for free by WordPress)

Free: Learn how to create your website with wordpress

Website creation software

Use blogging software (see above) or create your own site with these simple design tools

Learn How to Market Your eBooks Online

Internet Marketing & Social Networking Training

Webinar and Online Seminar Resources

Teleseminar/Webinar bridge line providers

Outsourcing and Freelance Writing and Design Services

Find work online (or outsource work online)

Authors, Share Your Book with Millions of Readers

Self Publish your Book, Kindle or Talking Book

Do It Yourself Publishing

Work from Home Tutorial

A collection of guides to self publishing success, freelancing, avoiding scams & making money online

Work from Home Publishing tutorials