LAP Publishing (Lambert Academic Publishing) offers free publishing for academic works and includes book marketing. This is great option for those of you who looking for something simple at no cost for book publishing. You can publish a thesis, white paper or dissertation.
They’ve got a great video introduction on their site to get you started. Unlike other alternatives, LAP offers access to online book retailers and brick and mortar stores.
You will still have to find your own layout and book cover designer for the work to appear professional, which is very important in today’s competitive environments. You can find resources available on this website under the “blog” which will offer advice in this area. It include recommendations where you can find book templates at a very low cost.