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A New Approach to Helping Self-Published Authors Break Through the 1.5 Million Books Published Each Year

First published on http://www.benzinga.com.

The odds of publishing a successful book may seem daunting, since publishers today are seeking writers who are already celebrities or have a high profile platform. But increasingly, with the fast inexpensive technologies for publishing books, a growing number of writers are self-publishing their books – about 1.2 million out of the approximately 1.5 million books published in both 2011 and 2012, according to Bowker Market Research, (http://www.cig.com/category/bowker) But the average self-published book sells only 75 copies, despite some notable big successes.

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