Self-Publishing Week in Review: 8/26/14

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.

10 Truths About Self-Publishing for Entrepreneurs With a Book Idea

Books are a great way for entrepreneurs to establish their authority in their industry and to add to their income. This article offers ten tips to help entrepreneurs successfully self-publish a book. It is a must read.

Campaigning for Children’s Rights: PW Talks with M. Dolon Hickmon

In this interview, author M. Dolon Hickmon shares why he chose nontraditional publishing when his book fell outside of the forms that presses were buying. His novel 13:24: A Story of Faith and Obsession raises awareness about the prevalence of child abuse, and he talks about why he decided to use an animated trailer as a marketing tool.

Four Great Ways to Find Indie Books You’ll Love

This interesting article talks about ways people can find great indie books, including book review sources, indie book stores, and social media. This information can help spark marketing ideas for self-publishing authors.

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ABOUT KELLY SCHUKNECHT: Kelly Schuknecht is the Executive 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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