Self-Publishing Week in Review: 8/13/13

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.

Linda Gillard on self-publishing: ‘I market myself, not a genre’

Successful self-published author Linda Gillard talks about her self-publishing experience, including pricing, marketing, and working with editors and designers. She also shares why she never plans on going back to traditional publishing.

Hoffman: Should a self-published book be your next business card?

This writer suggests that books are the next business card and are just as important as having a website and social media presence. Self-published books are a great way to build your credibility as a professional and to promote yourself. Self-publishing isn’t just for novelist. Many writers self-publish non-fiction books, and ghostwriters can provide assistance to those who need it.

Complimentary Kindle Edition for Authors Self-publishing With Outskirts Press in August

Authors who order Outskirts Press Diamond or Pearl book publishing package any time from August 1 through August 31 automatically qualify for the free Kindle Edition with the valid promotion code. Authors not only save hundreds on self-publishing services by bundling them with one of these two popular publishing packages, but receive a $199 Kindle Edition free.

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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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