Top 5 Reasons to Self-Publish in December

With the chaos of the holiday season, you may be wondering if now is the right time to self-publish your book. Here are five reasons why December is a great month to start the self-publishing process.

1. You can save money.

Many self-publishing companies are getting in the holiday spirit by offering great deals on publishing packages and marketing options. This can save you money and provide you with services that will enhance the success of your book.

2. You can give yourself the perfect gift.

Publishing a book is one of the best gifts you can give yourself. The sense of accomplishment and pride is better than any store bought gift. Celebrate the holiday season by giving yourself the memorable gift of self-publishing.

3. You’ll have plenty of time to market.

By starting the self-publishing process in December, you will have your printed book early in 2014. This gives you the rest of the year to market your book and means plenty of time to accomplish your yearly marketing and sales goals.

4. You can get a jump start on  your to-do list.

If you are reading this, “publishing a book” is probably on your 2015 to-do list. Start the year off right by crossing it off the list before the ball drops on New Year’s Eve.

5. You can be a part of a great trend.

The publishing industry continues to change, and self-publishing is increasingly popular and more respected. You can be a part of this movement by self-publishing.

I’d love to know, do you plan to self-publish in December? If so, why?

ABOUT JODEE THAYER: With over 20 years of experience in sales and management, Jodee Thayer works as the Manager of Author Services for Outskirts Press. The Author Services Department is composed of knowledgeable customer service reps and publishing consultants; together, they all focus on educating authors on the self-publishing process in order to help them publish the book of their dreams. Whether you are a professional looking to take your career to the next level with platform-driven non-fiction or a novelist seeking fame, fortune, and/or personal fulfillment, Jodee Thayer can put you on the right path.

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