An article worth reading!
by Derek Haines on Just Publishing Advice:
Getting a self-published book to sell well is not easy
However, many self-published authors fail to give their books the best chance of success because they are in such a rush to publish that they overlook many of the basics.
In fact, quite a lot of authors new to self-publishing clearly get so many basic things backwards, upside down and back the front.
Getting a book or ebook published and available for sale on Amazon is the very last step in the process, and not the very first.
To give a new book any chance at success, a lot of planning, preparation and good old-fashioned hard work is needed before bringing a book to market.
It is the lack of this process that causes so many new authors to become disillusioned with self-publishing when they find book sales are very scarce indeed.
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