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The Career Author Podcast: Episode 10 – Amazon Exclusivity vs Selling Wide

As an indie author, where should you sell your books? On today’s episode of The Career Author Podcast, Zach and J. discuss Amazon exclusivity vs selling wide and a variety of other topics:

  • The Facebook algorithm changes strike down a small publisher
  • Amazon opens more brick-and-mortar bookstores
  • Audible’s attempt to reconcile with romance authors and fix a controversial payout system for their unlimited romance subscription package
  • How Kindle Unlimited improves discoverability for authors
  • Why J. and Zach believe new authors should choose Amazon exclusivity
  • How authors should use Amazon exclusivity to build a devoted following
  • When authors should shift their focus to publishing wide and selling direct
  • How J. and Zach approach Amazon exclusivity vs selling wide in their own author careers

The Career Author Podcast is a podcast where co-authors J. Thorn and Zach Bohannon share their struggles and successes as full-time authors, advice for improving your writing craft, and honest discussions of what it takes to build a successful career as an author.

Special thanks to our newest Patrons: Scott Jarol, Valerie Francis, Miriam Greystone, and Michael

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News Links:

Audible Romance: A Tragic Love Story For Authors

https://the-digital-reader.com/2018/03/02/audible-promises-patch-sinking-audible-romance-payments-bonuses/

New Facebook Algorithm Closes Doors on Once Flourishing Digital Publisher

http://www.businessinsider.com/littlethings-online-publisher-shuts-down-and-blames-facebook-algorithm-2018-2?utm_content=buffer5b81a&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Amazon Bookstore Goes to Mile High

https://the-digital-reader.com/2018/03/05/amazon-books-coming-denver/

Other Links:

Authors on a Train – http://www.authorsonatrain.com Sell More Books Show Summit – http://www.sellmorebooksshow.com/summit

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