During the beginning of the Internet Publishing revolution many Indie books felt short on production quality. Needless to say that this fact, on top of the traditional publishing efforts against change, gave all Indie authors a bad rap, which made it difficult for them to succeed in the market. Yet, many Indie books began hitting the bestseller mark as authors learned more and more about the publishing process. In the end, the publishing industry seems to have been able to accommodate traditional and Indie authors in the entirely different book formats currently available. So why should readers want to read Indie books on top of, or even in place of the traditional ones? Below are some reasons:
· Because readers want to choose what to read! The broad list of Indie books is so vast that readers will always find something different to read. This is due to the Traditional Publisher Marketing focused selection process.
· Because they are getting better and better! The bad rap is going away as the quality of Indie books improves steadily.
· Because Indie is here to stay! There is no longer uncertainty about the Indie Publishing Industry existence. In fact its growth has been fast and hefty!
· Because Indie Authors are becoming as Credible as Traditional! In the beginning, a self-published author was not given much credibility because a publisher did not choose to publish their manuscript, and instead they did it themselves. Currently the idea that good books are not self-published is less relevant, as Indie authors grow fans and establish their own platforms.
The book market has gone from being publisher based to reviews based as readers now shop for authors based on the reviews and Awards honored instead of who published them. To find good books to read, check our book reviews through www.readerviews.com and www.readerviewskids.com.