About Self-Publishing


What are some of the pros and cons of self-publishing vs traditional publishing?

Pat Flynn goes behind the scenes in his podcast SPI 197 on the publishing of Will It Fly. Pat is a successful online entrepreneur, business strategist and blogger. He gives some valuable tips:

  • what are your goals in publishing – money or service
  • self-publishing gives you full control but requires many skill sets
  • traditional publishing is easier but there are deadlines and constraints
  • traditional publishing has established distribution networks
  • self-publishing requires you to do all the marketing
  • the advantages of publishing on Amazon instead of your own website

Below are excerpts from his podcast:


See also previous post.

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