Self-Publishing Week in Review: 9/30/14

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.

Should You Self-Publish or Commercially Publish Your Book?

This informative article provides several questions authors should ask themselves when deciding what publishing route to choose. This is a great read for all authors.

Self-Publishing Stars Speak Out

The writer of this article asks some self-publishing experts one simple question: “If you could give someone starting out in self-publishing only one piece of advice, what would it be?” This is an interesting read for self-publishing authors.

JukePop Wants To Bring Indie Titles To More Libraries

JukePop, an analytics and distribution platform for independent authors, is hoping to chip away at the discoverability problem by partnering up with libraries. The startup piloted a program with the Santa Clara County library system, making 1,000 e-books available to the library for free. Recently, it launched a Kickstarter campaign to expand its program to more libraries across the country.

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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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