making the cover or getting someone to do it. Deciding which website to sell it
from, your own, Smashwords, Kindle, or some other site you know of that I don’t.
Filling out all the details to get your EIN or ITIN and dealing with the IRS
and Aussie taxes. There’s uploading your book across other websites like
Goodreads, Shelfari, Wattpad and so many more. They all require your bio and
book blurb, covers and trailers.
and uploaded it to YouTube, your website, Facebook page, Google +. Have you uploaded
to Pinterest, LinkedIn, or your Tumblr blog?
blurb, the trailer, the price? Do you even have the price right for what the
Instagrammed it, Facebooked it, Pinned it? Have you asked people for reviews,
added it to your email signature, updated your website’s sidebars? And what
about press releases and press kits? They need updating if you have one as
there’s even more when it’s time to get it up for sale. For those who don’t bother with Smashwords, Kindle or
CreateSpace and only sell from your own blog or website, congratulations. You
only have to worry about Aussie taxes and none of the pages that come with
selling on the big book sites.
everything that comes after.
will magically happen, think again. Here’s just a simple list of websites I have to worry about
uploading to and they’re just the ones I can think of now.