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I think the most popular answer is that it cuts out the middle man and gives you greater control over your own publishing considerations. I am researching this option for my own publishing needs. I am discovering that is is a rapidly changing and developing industry with little predictability. There are lots of benefits as far as controlling your timing and marketing BUT a big caution is to read the terms of service very, very closely and often if you hope to publish through Amazon. Their terms of service seem to be ever changing and with no grace. That is, if you violate one condition of their ever-changing terms of service then you can be banned from selling through Amazon forever. I have heard some wild stories. It is something akin to Google cutting you out of AdSense for life.
You feel a temporary euphoria of being published...somewhere! :-D
You have more control of what gets published and you do not have to worry about the middle person. It might be good to research different publishers to see who gives you the best deal. Some may be better than others. When you self publish, you have a chance to get noticed by a larger publisher. It could be a stepping stone to print, too.
by sethpowers5 years ago
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Can I publish a book using my own hub material?
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What is your opinion of publishing an eBook through Amazon?For those of you that have published eBooks through Amazon, what was your impression? Amazon seems to have one of the easiest entry programs for...
by Cindy Murdoch5 years ago
And, when having to deal with self-publishing or writing in general, do you give out your social security number to everyone or have you gotten a tax ID number and are using that?
by Bakerosity2 years ago
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by taw20125 years ago
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