I’ve been trying to figure out what’s the best way to publish. Should I go “wide” or stick with Amazon KDP. And if I do go wide, what order should I publish in? Do I use an aggregator, then KDP, or KDP then aggregate? It’s a funny business, and I’m sure I won’t get it right the first three times.
There have been many debates over the years in the writing world: plotting or pantsing, trad or indie, but a question that never goes away is whether to distribute exclusively through Amazon or to “go wide”. The Alliance of Independent Authors advises self-publishing authors to publish and distribute their books as widely as possible. Today’s post dives into the whats, whys and hows of going wide. This is the ultimate guide to publishing wide.