By Derek Haines on Just Publishing Advice:
Why you should consider going wide in self-publishing
I have written before about the pros and cons of Amazon KDP Select but let’s talk about the advantages of going wide in self-publishing.
For many authors, it is a difficult choice to make, as, on the one hand, Amazon is by far the largest online book retailer, but it demands exclusive rights to ebooks to be able to gain access to Kindle Unlimited and a few promotional tools.
While many authors opt to self-publish exclusively with Amazon and do so successfully, there are many others who dislike the lack of independence it demands.
These authors understand that having all your eggs in one sales basket is restrictive, and if something goes wrong, everything goes wrong.
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