The first time I self-published, I was new to the process and endured many failures before I finally held my book in my hand. Here are nine things I wish I had known about self-publishing before starting the process.

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While a video can be a great attention-getter online, a poor-quality book trailer can be disastrous for your promotions. Here are ways to create a book trailer that sells books.

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The way readers consume and discover new books is rapidly changing, which is why you should consider making your work available by putting your books on subscription services.

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Bad players in our industry prey upon unsuspecting independent authors by disguising themselves as traditional publishing houses and using deceptive marketing tactics. Here are four ways to identify self-publishing scams.

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Before you publish your book, figure out what you want being a published author to mean to you. Then build your author platform with your post-published future in mind.

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You've finished writing your book! Well, hold on tight because you're on a wild roller coaster, and while that ride takes you to remarkable highs, it plummets to lows you never imagined. Welcome to the emotional stages of publishing a book.

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