Great guide to being an indie: Book Review of the Indie Author’s Guide to the Universe by Jeff Bennington
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This book works. As a marketing tool for newbies, it’s pretty solid. It tells you what to expect from the beginning and it delivers. There’s no guarantee it’ll work for you and no false hope. Bennington is straightforward, thorough, and polite. However, some advice didn’t sit right with me or didn’t appear as fully supported—for instance, he mentioned a “statistical fact” without giving any research to justify his claim.
Still, this was a helpful read that introduced me to new marketing techniques and restated the fundamental staples to indie life. I definitely recommend it.