Going Indie is a huge decision and should not be made lightly. Unlike with traditional publishing, every part of the process will be on your shoulders, and the biggest one will be money. You are essentially about to start a new business, and you will have to spend money to make money. It can cost anywhere from a few hundred to a few thousand dollars to do this right, and it’s not advisable to cut corners, skip steps, or try to do something on your own when you don’t know how. Budget for a lot of time and not a small amount of money just to get started. Are you ready for that? If so, then read on.


Still need to do your homework. And there will be lots.


Things that need to happen before you click Publish.


Because your job doesn’t end when you click Publish.