John Goodwin

95. Dave Chesson, the Kindlepreneur, discusses the evolution of self-publishing

95. Dave Chesson, the Kindlepreneur, discusses the evolution of self-publishing

Dave Chesson created Kindlepreneur to help authors get started with Amazon. In our interview, he discusses the evolution of self-publishing and the relevance of self-published authors comparing them to free-agents in sports. Self-publishing makes it easier for a publishing house to know who to take on. Self-publishing used to be the junior varsity team but this has evolved. The con to self-publishing includes such things as no backing of a publishing house; not have access to specific editors, no professional formatting, to name just a few of the points. With self-publishing, you need to learn to do these things yourself and have to learn marketing. Extremely important whether with a publisher or not, is to learn how to market and the importance of building an email list that will enable you to grow on other social platforms. Go to kindlepreneur.com as a way to get started and also to reach out to Dave.

Duration: 49 min

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