Self-Publishing By Numbers: Infographic April 6, 2013 Admin Book Production & Distribution Advice 11 Comments Infographic by: Web Site Creation.com how to self-publishself publishingself-publishingselling self-published bookswhy self publish Tweet Share Share Email Pin It This Post Has 11 Comments […] it by next week. Until then, here’s a swell infographic I stumbled on published by the Alliance of Independent Authors (not sure why, but their acronym is ALLi). Check it (and them) […] Reply Very informative. I’m seeking to e-publish my first self-help book and climbing the learning curve. There have been a few surprises enroute. However, this information just made it somewhat easier. Thanks. Reply This one real nice Infographic deserves a special place on Pinterest. I pin it to my board right now. Reply […] do want to publish a pbook, then, it generally makes sense to go with POD as the first option. Â See this infographic for a good comparison of offset printing vs print on […] Reply This is incredibly useful. All the writers I talk to want to know more about how one stacks up against the other. Of course there’s more to it, there always is, but there are a load of great starting points here. Lovely to have a cool graphic to point people to, so thanks! Reply Very informative. The only figures missing are the per hour labour costs for the marketing required for the two alternatives. (Nobody claims that traditional publishing offers the active marketing it perhaps once did, but without it’s endorsement the self-publisher has to work longer and harder, and to the detriment of any time for the next book…except some brilliant fiction writers who are ‘hailing’ from an established platform.) I would be interested in those figures. Reply We’ve just been alerted by Kristen Jensen that the figure for Amazon ebooks is out of date / a bit inaccurate, implying that it’s 70% on all books. Please adjust your screens accordingly. Reply This is excellent, just what I needed. As my ‘other’ profession is accountancy, I am always analysing my costs, sales income and wondering how it compares to traditional publishing and print on demand etc. Thank you so much for this informative post. Reply Glad to be of service Helena! Reply Interesting article. However, if you’re a first time romance author with Harlequin or other traditional publishers, the advance is more like $1000 to $4000, unless things have drastically changed in the last few years, which I really doubt. Reply I know Grace, and advances are largely on the way down, everywhere, since… Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Comment Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.