Mark Coker, the creative mind behind Smashwords, published this article today. Everyone even considering self-publishing needs to read it.
Ebook Publishing Gets More Difficult from Here - Here's How to Succeed
First the good news.
For indie authors, there’s never been a better time to self-publish an ebook. Thanks to an ever-growing global market for your ebooks, your books are couple clicks away from over one billion potential readers on smart phones, tablets and e-readers.
As a Smashwords author, you have access to tools, distribution and best practices knowledge to publish ebooks faster, smarter and less expensively than the large publishers can. In the world of ebooks, the playing field is tilted to the indie author’s advantage.
Now the bad news.
Read the rest of the article here: http://www.scoop.it/t/self-publisher