I don’t usually share anything other than book-related posts, but this morning I was reading one of my favorite writing blogs by Christian Mihai and responded to his survey about self publishing. Realizing I have some strong opinions on the subject, I decided to share my response with you. Don’t worry, I’ll get back to my regularly scheduled reviewing tomorrow. 🙂
I don’t know if you’ll find this helpful or not, but I’ve been in the book selling business for over ten years now and I’ve got some insight on the marketing element of self-publishing. While there are excellent arguments for going the self-publishing route, I thought I would share the reasons why I wouldn’t choose that path.
The biggest problem with self-publishing is the limited distribution, advertising, and availability of your titles. When you go the traditional route, other people become invested in your success and take certain measures…
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