Self Publishing Week in Review: 12/18/12

As a self-publishing author, you may find it helpful to stay up-to-date on the trends and news related to the self publishing industry. This will help you make informed decisions before, during and after the self publishing process, which will lead to a greater self publishing experience. To help you stay current on self publishing topics, I’m starting a new weekly post that will give you summary of the recent hot topics. Simply visit our blog every Tuesday to find out the hottest news in self publishing this week.

5 Ways to Reduce Your Self-Publishing Costs

This post offers great tips on how to save money while self-publishing. It is great because it doesn’t save you money by sacrificing quality. Instead, it offers simple solutions to avoid costly mistakes.

Guy Kawasaki on the Top Ten Reasons to Self-Publish

This bestselling author discusses his top ten reasons to self publish. He shows that there are more benefits to self publishing than just avoiding the traditional publishing politics.

Authors Exercise Their “Write” to Self Publish

CBS news recently covered the self publishing trend and authors who have chosen to self publish their books. One of the key points is that traditional publishers are looking at self publishing best sellers list to find new talent. Self publishing is changing the way authors get discovered.

If you have other big news to share, please comment below.

ABOUT KELLY SCHUKNECHT: Kelly Schuknecht is the Vice President of Outskirts Press. In addition to her contributions to the Outskirts Press blog at, Kelly and a group of talented marketing experts offer book marketing services, support, and products to not only published Outskirts Press authors, but to all authors and professionals who are interested in marketing their books and/or careers. Learn more about Kelly on her blog at

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