I love bookbaby. I was totally planning on using bookbaby to distribute my author, Patricia A. Knight. I had everything just about set.
But I couldn't click the button to finalize the deal!
And I've finally figured out why.
I want control. Simple as that.
~ Downside; I have to check on 20 different dash boards to see sales.
~ Upside; I get to check on 20 different platforms to see sales.
Stephanie--WTF? What do you mean you don't want to have all the dashboards convieniently in one place?
Ummm...that's an upside to bookbaby, but what I realized while filling out the ONE form was--every platform does things a little bit different. How can ONE form complete everything for all platforms? For instance, Kobo allows me 3 catagories. Amazon 2. All romance is a different story as well.
And what if I want to update the book? I'd have to pay for each upload. Another deterrent (for me). I upload my author's books 6 times every month because "we found a comma out of place - fix it!"
See--who says publishers don't listen to their authors?
But I started hyperventilating because I have to get this book on all 200 sites TODAY!
No, Stephanie. No you don't. So I'm taking the advice I give my authors. One thing everyday. <--- ACTION ITEM.
I can do that. In a month the book will be everywhere. Once it's in place, the terror trio can slay the world!
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