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Can I upload an ebook file I have made myself and sell it on Leanpub?
Can I upload an ebook file I have made myself and sell it on Leanpub?

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Can I upload an ebook file I have made myself and sell it on Leanpub?

Yes! If you select the "Upload" mode when you start a new book on Leanpub, you can upload PDF and/or EPUB files and sell them directly on Leanpub.

Here is a step-by-step walkthrough for setting up a book in our "Upload" writing mode:

Using this writing mode, if you already have a completed PDF, you don't need to reformat your book into Markdown and use the Leanpub workflow - you can just upload it.

(Please note that you can switch an existing Leanpub book to the "Upload" writing mode if you want to; you don't have to create a new book. Here is an article about how to switch writing modes.)

On the book's web page, we clearly indicate to customers which formats are available.

Of course, if you are starting a new book, we recommend that you use one of our own book writing workflows, so you can generate PDF and EPUB ebook files directly from your manuscript with one click!


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Are you interested in self-publishing, and creating your first Leanpub book? Here are some quick tutorials for our most popular writing modes: http://help.leanpub.com/en/articles/3088382-quick-walkthroughs-for-getting-started-on-a-leanpub-book

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