Self Publishing Week in Review: 2/5/13

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, simply visit our blog every Tuesday to find out the hottest news in self publishing this week.

Guy Kawasaki: Self-Promoter and Self-Publisher

This article talks about self published marketing guru Guy Kawasaki of Google. Kawasaki shares why he self published and how you can self promote.

The Road to Publication — Part Three: Traditional Publishing vs. Self-Publishing, Pros and Cons

If you are debating whether self publishing is right for you, this pro and con article can help you decide.

Self-publishing Turns the Corner

Self publishing is no longer for works that aren’t “good enough” to be published by traditional publishing firms. In fact, traditional publishing houses are now jumping onboard and starting their own self publishing companies. This article also talks about one of the most popular self published books of 2012, Fifty Shades of Grey.

Surviving the Self-Publishing World and How Tech is Changing our Vacations

One of the most important gatherings for publishing professionals when it comes to e-books and self-publishing,  Digital Book World Conference, was recently held in Midtown Manhattan. One of the guests included marketing guru and self published author Guy Kawasaki.

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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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