This presentation provides an introduction to ebook publishing for self-published authors. The presentation provides background on four trends shaping the future of publishing, and then follows with a step-by-step checklist of how to publish, distribute, market and sell an ebook. This presentation was given at the Crested Butte Writers Conference June 21, 2013. The presentation that follows, also here on Slideshare, is The Secrets to Ebook Publishing Success. The Secrets presentation builds on this presentation, and provides detailed advice on how to reach more readers by identifying the best practices of the most commercially successful ebook authors.