7 Book Publishing Tools Every Author Should Have For Self-Publishing

The digital age came along with a wave of change that cut across every sector of the globe. The book publishing industry wasn’t left behind in the wave as there has been a transition from traditional publishing to the raise of self-publishers.


In this article, we would be sharing some useful publishing tools that would aid your book marketing & publishing process.


  1. Canva


Visual Content plays a great role in the promotion of books.

Canva is a user-friendly graphic design tool that aids in creating easy visual content such as flyers, book covers, presentations, social media graphics, etc. It has both free and premium versions depending on the work needed to be done by its users.


It’s available on both Android & IOS devices, windows, website & mac.


To learn how to use Canva, click here


  1. Substack


Substack is a subscription platform for writers and podcasters. It was created to help independent creators monetize their work by offering a subscription. You can collect emails and publish newsletters on the platform. This is a good way to start your monetization as a writer.



  1. MailChimp


A landing page serves as an intermediary between your book and its audience during a book marketing process.


Collection of emails, call to action, pricing, book display, sales copy, etc are contents that can be outlined in your landing page.


Similar with Constant Contact, Mailchimp is a great tool for email marketing & building a landing page. It has a friendly user interface, drag and drop template, Analytics and AI, etc


To create an account with MailChimp visit: www.mailchimp.com


  1. PayPal


PayPal is a great tool that helps you to send & receive online payments from different currencies.


Other effective payment gateway tool includes Stripe, Paystack, Selar, etc.


  1. Elementor Page Builder


If you’re ever going to launch a book, you’ll need a landing page. Elementor is a WordPress plugin that allows you to design a beautiful page for your book using drag & drop options. We design all our author pages here at Prolaunch Synergy with Elementor.


  1. Grammarly


No author would want to release a book with poorly written and constructed grammar. Apart from getting a professional editor or proofreader, Grammarly is a tool that helps you cross-check your written grammar and gets them error-free


  1. Adazing


Aside from other great features, one of the glaring features of adazing site is the Ebook Creator Cover for construction has lots of captivating templates for book mockups


Okay, here is a bonus book marketing tool


  1. Eboore


Eboore is an Africa-friendly eBook publishing platform for African authors. They also have an inbuilt eBook reader that allows your buyers to read the book on the app. At the time of this writing, they offer you 70% of royalties on each of your published books.

Quick promo: If you want to get 80%, use the coupon code – RICHARD, when creating your account.


Hope this has been helpful. Which other tool do you know? Let’s know in the comments.

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