Morning Roundup: Kindle Unlimited-good or bad for authors? Barry and Joe fisk The Guardian
July 21, 2014 | 9:00 am
By Joanna Cabot
Open Journalism Leads The Way In Investigating The Crash Of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 (Techdirt)
Things are made much more difficult by the refusal of local armed groups to allow inspectors full and free access to the crash site. It is in precisely this context, where traditional reporting finds it hard to provide useful information, that an alternative — open journalism — shows its strengths.
20 Marketing Questions Self-Published Authors Must Answer (Digital Book World)
If you’re a self-published novelist, your line of books is your small business. Like any small business, you need a marketing strategy.
Is Kindle Unlimited Good or Bad for Authors? Six Viewpoints (The Digital Reader)
Here are 6 different takes on this question, including a couple which address the point from unusual tangents.
Barry & Joe Discussing The Guardian Discussing AuthorEarnings (Joe Konrath)
I’m a big Guardian fan and think it’s great that they’re covering the data AuthorEarnings has been crunching — data that contradicts a lot of misinformation and legacy industry propaganda. I also think it was entirely sensible for them to reach out to Philip Jones of The Bookseller and Nicola Solomon of the Society of Authors for a contrary view.
Kindle Daily Deal: Little Known Facts (and others)