Self-Publishing Week in Review: 1/28/14

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.

Technology: Kindle turns self-publishing on its head

According to this article, Amazon.com reported, at the end of 2013, that nearly 25 percent of the top 100 Kindle e-books are from independent publishers. (This is great news for self-publishing authors!) This story talks about how technology is changing the publishing industry, including the self-publishing segment.

PW Select January 2014: A Look Ahead to Self-Publishing in 2014

This Publisher’s Weekly article discusses what authors can expect from the self-publishing market in 2014. It covers “what the future may hold, what new opportunities may be available in the new year, and what challenges to watch out for.” It is a must read.

NYT Best-Selling Author and Finance Expert Dave Ramsey on Self-Publishing

This is a fascinating interview with NYT Best-Selling Author and Finance Expert Dave Ramsey. It is part of a MediaBistro series titled Profit From Your Passion. Any one understanding self-publishing should check it out.

ABOUT KELLY SCHUKNECHT: Kelly Schuknecht is the Vice President of Outskirts Press. In addition to her contributions to the Outskirts Press blog at blog.outskirtspress.com, 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 http://kellyschuknecht.com.

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