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Below are links to some articles and resources that answer some of the questions our self-published authors often have.

If you don't find an answer to your question here, please search our Authors Forum, or create a new post there. The Leanpub team reads all the posts in the Authors Forum, but you might find that another author provides you with a great answer before we do!

I'd like to become a Leanpub author. What should I do? What do I need to know?

http://help.leanpub.com/en/articles/110725-i-d-like-to-become-a-leanpub-author-what-should-i-do-what-do-i-need-to-know

Is it free to use Leanpub's self-publishing platform?

http://help.leanpub.com/en/articles/5468027-is-it-free-to-use-leanpub-s-self-publishing-platform

What is Leanpub's royalty rate? Are there any restrictions on where I can publish my book?

http://help.leanpub.com/en/articles/5468013-what-is-leanpub-s-royalty-rate-are-there-any-restrictions-on-where-i-can-self-publish-my-book-and-what-price-i-can-charge

How do I get started working on my book?

http://help.leanpub.com/en/articles/3088382-quick-walkthroughs-for-getting-started-on-a-leanpub-book

What is Markua?

https://leanpub.com/markua/read

How and when do you pay royalties?

http://help.leanpub.com/en/articles/110527-how-and-when-do-you-pay-royalties

Eventually I want to sell my books on other platforms, like Amazon or IngramSpark. Should I use Leanpub?

http://help.leanpub.com/en/articles/3926848-eventually-i-want-to-sell-my-books-on-other-platforms-like-amazon-or-ingramspark-should-i-use-leanpub

When my book is done I want to sell print copies on another platform. Can Leanpub help with this?

http://help.leanpub.com/en/articles/3333903-walkthough-creating-a-print-ready-pdf-export-from-a-leanpub-book-manuscript-to-use-with-print-on-demand-services

How can I edit my Leanpub profile page?

https://leanpub.com/user_dashboard/settings

What are the different features in the Free, Standard and Pro author plans?

http://help.leanpub.com/en/articles/3691778-what-are-the-different-features-in-the-free-standard-and-pro-author-plans

There are limited "previews" and "publishes" when you have a Free plan. What does this mean?

http://help.leanpub.com/en/articles/4541239-there-are-limited-previews-and-publishes-when-you-have-a-free-plan-what-does-this-mean

Where can I upgrade my author plan?

https://leanpub.com/author_dashboard/subscriptions

Where can I make a one-time payment for a lifetime Standard or Pro author plan?

https://leanpub.com/lifetime/buy

Can you give me some tips for how to succeed as a self-published author on Leanpub?

http://help.leanpub.com/en/articles/1587118-tips-for-self-publishing-and-selling-books-using-leanpub

What are the settings for the different Book Themes?

http://help.leanpub.com/en/articles/3691789-what-are-the-settings-for-each-of-the-different-book-themes

How can readers contact me and give me feedback?

http://help.leanpub.com/en/articles/3852119-how-can-i-contact-a-leanpub-author

Where can I see information about my royalties?

https://leanpub.com/author_dashboard/royalties/summary

How can I add testimonials to my book landing page on Leanpub?

http://help.leanpub.com/en/articles/4236092-i-want-to-add-a-testimonial-to-my-book-where-can-i-do-that

Can readers of my book or course share their email address with me?

http://help.leanpub.com/en/articles/4004921-can-readers-of-my-book-or-course-share-their-email-address-with-me-if-they-do-where-can-i-find-a-list-of-shared-email-addresses

I'm having a problem generating my book. What should I do?

http://help.leanpub.com/en/articles/2913689-i-m-having-a-problem-generating-my-book-what-should-i-do

I couldn't find an answer to my question anywhere in this Help Center. How can I get more help when I need it?

http://help.leanpub.com/en/articles/3727830-leanpub-author-support-guidelines


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