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How To Instructions

Self-publishing a book for the first time can be a daunting task. We provide easy to follow, step by step instructions below.

If you can't find an answer to your POD or self-publishing question in our How To pages, you might want to check out our FAQ page or contact us by email and we will be glad to assist you.

Bookstore
Add Book To Bookstore View PDF 08/17/2015
Cancel an Order View PDF 08/19/2015
Remove Book From Bookstore View PDF 08/19/2015
Creating PDFs
Using Adobe InDesign View PDF 05/29/2012
Using Adobe InDesign - Reverse Order View PDF 10/17/2012
Using Apple Pages 8 View PDF 05/25/2012
Using Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 View PDF 06/05/2012
Using Microsoft Word 2007 View PDF Watch VideoWatch video icon 03/28/2013
Using Microsoft Word 2010 View PDF 03/28/2013
Using Microsoft Word 2011 - Mac View PDF 03/18/2014
Using Microsoft Word 97 - 2003 View PDF 03/28/2013
Using OpenOffice.org Writer View PDF 05/31/2012
Creating a Book
An Overview of TheBookPatch self-publishing Watch VideoWatch video icon 07/14/2016
Complete Publishing Process View PDF 08/17/2015
For Print On Demand View PDF Watch VideoWatch video icon 08/17/2015
Create a Cover
Getting and Using the Cover Template View PDF Watch VideoWatch video icon 07/10/2014
eBooks
Add eBook To Bookstore View PDF 08/17/2015
Cancel eBook Order View PDF 08/17/2015
Change eBook Retail Price View PDF 08/17/2015
Download Current eBook File View PDF 08/17/2015
Download eBook Files Purchased View PDF 08/17/2015
Install eBook File on Devices View PDF 07/08/2015
Remove eBook From Bookstore View PDF 08/17/2015
Update eBook Files View PDF 08/17/2015
Upload eBook Files View PDF 08/17/2015
Upload Missing eBook Files View PDF 08/17/2015
View eBook Retail Sales View PDF 08/17/2015
General
Calculate Author Profits View PDF 08/17/2015
Change Your Password View PDF 08/19/2015
Check ISBN Status View PDF 08/17/2015
Clear The Cache in a Web Browser View PDF 07/03/2012
Delete a Book View PDF 08/19/2015
Delete a Book Version View PDF 08/19/2015
Display Pen Name Instead of Real Name View PDF 11/15/2012
Download Barcode Image View PDF 08/19/2015
Get Shortened URL View PDF 08/17/2015
Ordering Additional Books View PDF 08/17/2015
See How Many Books You Sold View PDF 08/17/2015
Update Email Address View PDF 08/19/2015
Update Profit Check Address View PDF 08/19/2015
Use "Buy Now" Button View PDF 08/19/2015
View Book Retail Orders View PDF 08/19/2015
View Book Wholesale Orders View PDF 08/19/2015
View Current Cover View PDF 02/26/2016
View Current Uploaded Text View PDF 08/19/2015
View ISBNs Purchased View PDF 08/17/2015
Microsoft Word
Changing The Page Size Watch VideoWatch video icon 06/24/2014
Modify an Existing Book
Add / Edit Synopsis View PDF 08/19/2015
Add ISBN Barcode to Cover View PDF 08/19/2015
Edit Categories View PDF 08/19/2015
Edit Retail Price - No ISBN View PDF 08/19/2015
Edit Retail Price - With ISBN View PDF 08/19/2015
Hide Book From Search Engines View PDF 08/17/2015
Update Book Cover View PDF 08/17/2015
Update Uploaded Text View PDF 08/17/2015