Hard to believe the Kindle has only been around since 2007. In this episode, we celebrate Kindle's anniversary and I share how it's impacted my life and work.
YouTube video: https://youtu.be/u0-meBw2T9g
Timestamp show notes (click on timestamp to view segment on YouTube):
0:16 How I got started with Kindle
1:03 Kindle's Anniversary (November 19, 2007)
1:14 Why I didn't immediately jump on board with Kindle eBooks
2:51 The gift that changed my life
4:45 Converting to the Kindle app
5:26 Why I love Amazon for giving us Kindle and KDP
To see all my Kindle eBooks, visit my Heidi Thorne author page on Amazon.com.
Bummed because your self published book isn't in the big retail bookstores? Don't be! I explain why, along with issues of selling through independent bookstores, in this episode.
Click here to read my blog post, Why Isn't My Self Published Book for Sale in Bookstores?
YouTube video: https://youtu.be/oKdjwbcBsaw
Timestamp show notes (click on timestamp to view that segment on YouTube):
0:29 How bookstores used to be
1:49 Why I don't care if my books are in bookstores
3:00 What expanded distribution means on KDP
4:20 Why bookstores don't really carry that many books
4:56 Why bookstores don't want to work with self published authors
5:32 Consignment sales with local bookstores
9:35 Where most self published books are sold