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.

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