Rather than spending months trying to land a literary agent, and then waiting many additional months to be traditionally published, more writers are choosing to fast-track and self-publish their books. But the more books that writers self-publish, the more choices...
How Much Money Can You Really Make by Self-Publishing? | Self-Publishing Relief
You’ve heard the stories—and you probably don’t believe them. The one about the unpublished sci-fi writer who had to be convinced to try self-publishing, only to find the money rolling in along with a traditional contract and a major motion picture deal. Or the story...
10 Steps To Promote Your Self-Published Book Price Drop | Self-Publishing Relief
One of the major challenges for self-published authors is discoverability. How do you shine a light on your self-published book when it’s bobbing in a sea of a hundred thousand others? How do you continue the momentum of a book launch? How do you promote your backlist...
4 Clever Reasons To Donate Your Self-Published Book To Your Local Library
It's on many writers' bucket lists: seeing their book on a library shelf! But for self-published authors, reaching this goal may be a bit harder to accomplish. Most public libraries have limited budgets, so librarians rely on reputable, curated lists when adding...
Effective Networking For Self-Published Authors
Self-publishing can be a lonely process, so it's very helpful to have the support of friends, followers, and other authors. That's where effective networking comes in. By making the right connections, you'll meet writers who can offer you the benefits of their...
The 411 On ISBNs—What You Need To Know
To assign an ISBN or not to assign an ISBN? That is the question for many authors who are new to self-publishing. While the debate continues about the need for an ISBN when self-publishing a book—especially an electronic edition—it’s important that authors who are...
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