I had a rough idea of what I was getting into. I knew that I would need to hire an editor, an illustrator and find a print on demand company to put out the books. What I (and most indie authors) neglected to do was think about the marketing side. I know what you’re thinking, “I’ll just tweet it like crazy and mention it on Facebook as much as possible.”
Those are important, but it’s going to take a lot more rubber burning than a little social media blitzing. So I’ve come up with some important key facts that I have discovered in getting my two books (and two upcoming novels) out.
You will see links at the bottom to sources that I have personally used and will discuss throughout the article.read more