Self-Publishing Week in Review: 01/13/15

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.

Social Media Marketing: Simple Tips That Some Self-Published Authors Tend to Forget

Social media is an excellent marketing tool for self-published authors. It’s free, effective, and fairly easy to use. This excellent article offers simple tips to help authors harness the power of social media.

2015 Book Publishing Industry Predictions: Slow Growth Presents Challenges and Opportunities for Authors

This Huffington Post article by Smashwords founder Mark Coker explains the current trends and news in the publishing industry and offers insight into 2015 industry predictions. The article is well-informed and thought-provoking. It is a must read.

INFOGRAPHIC: Should you self-publish or go traditional?

In today’s publishing world, writers have lots of options. You can publish at a Big 5 press, publish with a small press, publish with a micropress, or self-publish both digitally and in print. This handy infographic breaks down whether self-publishing or traditional publishing is the right choice for you.

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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 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.