Useful Info for LavaCon presentation

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This presentation is intended for self-publishers. Please contact me directly if you’d like help setting up accounts for a corporate entity.

Adobe and LavaCon 2011 have opened up this free presentation to the public!! The first 30 registrants for this free Sunday session qualify for a free backpack and a chance to receive a free LavaCon conference pass.

If attending my presentation on 11/13/2011 please bring the following information with you to assist in rapidly setting up your Kindle and iTunes publishing accounts:


Decide whether accounts and revenue will be a separate tax entity (corp, llc, etc.) or filed as income on main tax return.

Consider a separate bank account for revenue and expenses related to book efforts.


  • Amazon account info
  • Tax ID for royalty payments
  • Bank account and routing number


ePub Distribution


Apple will review material and approve/deny individual applications. You may or may not get notification of status.

The Apple ePub application process is ridiculous. A list of 3rd party services is available at

App Development

  • ISBN capability
  • ePub capability
  • EpubCheck
  • US Tax ID
  • Download iTunes onto your laptop
  • valid iTunes Store account, with credit card on file
    • the email address and password used to buy music or download to iPad
  • Tax ID for royalty payments

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