How to Publish an Ebook on the Web

If your book is ready and you’re using the Apple Books Publishing Portal to send your EPUB files to Apple, follow these steps:

  1. Visit the Apple Books Publishing Portal.
  2. Click Sign in to iTunes Connect.
  3. Enter your Apple ID and password.
  4. Click Submit a New Book.
  5. Click “Choose a book file...” and select your book.
  6. Click “Choose a cover image...” and select the your .jpg or .png file.
  7. Click “Choose a sample file...” if you’re providing one and select the sample file.
  8. Click Continue.
  9. Enter the book title, author name, and description. Complete other fields if they're relevant for your book.
  10. Click Continue.
  11. Enter the appropriate subject category, interest age, and book language. If your book contains explicit content, be sure to note that as well. 
  12. Click Continue.
  13. Enter the publisher name, an ISBN (if you have one), and the date your book was originally published.
  14. Click Upload Book to iTunes Connect.

Set up book pricing and availability

After you import your book, use iTunes Connect to set a price for your book and choose where you want the book to be available for purchase.

  1. Go to My Books in iTunes Connect.
  2. Select your book. (Note: It can take up to 24 hours for your book to appear in iTunes Connect.)
  3. Click Rights and Pricing.
  4. Add or edit countries, regions, and pricing.
  5. Select countries or regions and click Save.

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