Very important and informative piece here. For everyone weighing their options about how to publish their book. Just writing and finishing a book isnt the last step, there’s a whole lot other things to consider. That’s where am headed *wary Yay!*
Every writer, no matter if they author-publish (self-publish) or if they have sold their manuscript to a publisher, has to do their own marketing. But how can you promote your book, if you are at the mercy of a publisher – trade or vanity? What if you don’t own the ISBN and if you have no access to the retailers’ publishing / author pages, such as Amazon, B&N or Apple? We had clients whos publishers were not able to properly set up the Amazon page, did not choose the proper category, took weeks to make changes to a wrong price and months to add the images and text the author had provided for their Goodreads or Amazon page.
This is a huge problem (among many others) that authors face after they have given away their work for a pittance – or worse, have paid thousands of dollars…
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