Should You Offer Signed Copies of Your Self Published Book? | Episode 170

December 1, 2020

Getting a signed book by an author before she or he became famous, is a rare treasure. This is why self published authors are often so anxious to offer signed copies of their books. That could happen. But is it likely for most self published authors? Sadly, no. I explain why offering signed copies for sale, creates a logistical mess for self published authors.

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Timestamp show notes (click timestamp to view segment on YouTube):

0:10 Why self published authors want to offer signed copies, but shouldn't

1:52 How Amazon and KDP make it difficult to offer signed copies

3:06 How much should you charge for a signed book copy?

3:32 Cost and logistical challenges for offering signed book copies

5:22 What about signed book plates?

7:22 Offering signed copies as rewards

7:59 What about signed eBooks?

8:23 How to connect with Heidi