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10 Reasons Self-Publishers Should Avoid Selling To Bookstores

Synopsis Trying to get bookstores to accept your book and give it shelf space is very time-consuming, difficult to achieve, and can become very costly for the self-publisher. Here are ten good reasons that a new self-publisher should AVOID spending … Continue reading

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10 Great Reasons To Self-Publish Now

Synopsis Here are ten fantastic reasons that explain why self-publishing is a great business to get into. Now, more than ever before, self-publishing can be a fascinating and profitable way to improve your career, your bank account, your self-esteem, and … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Self-Publishers Should Avoid Selling To Bookstores

Editors Note: This post has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Click here to read the new post. Introduction Trying to get bookstores to accept your book and give it shelf space is very time-consuming and difficult … Continue reading

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Edocument And Ebook Costs And Profits Using Scribd

Here is a financial analysis for self-publishers of what is involved in selling an e-document and e-book using Scribd. This analysis will show you how much money you will get for each book that you sell on Scribd’s website. This will also help you understand how Scribd takes their cut of your e-document’s and e-book’s cover price, and what money you end up with. Continue reading

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The 10 Pros Of Self-Publishing

1. Retain control of your publication: This is probably the most important reason.
2. Keep larger percentage of the profits: You are going to work long hard hours to bring your finished publication to the market, you should benefit financially as much as possible.
3. Get your publication into the market very fast: Traditional publishers can take many, many months to do what a self- […] Continue reading

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