Over the last month or so, (I suppose because I was preparing for the “Think Like a Publisher workshop) I started noticing how indie writers shoot themselves in the foot as far as sales. And not just once, but often so many times that it guaranteed that no sane reader (past family and friends) would pick up their book.
And they did it all purposefully. And were often very proud of the fact that they did what they did, having no idea what their decisions were doing to their sales.
I call that “Shooting Yourself in the Foot.”
You hold the gun, you aim at your own foot, you pull the trigger. You have no one to blame but yourself when you indie publish.
So, let me detail out a few of the “shots” I have seen indie writers take at their own feet lately.
Via Nathalie Hamidi