Should I do a pre-order for my book? What are the benefits of a pre-order? | Self-Publishing Tips

Should I do a pre-order for my book? Is it a waste of time? What is the real benefit here? I heard I should do a one-year pre-order? I heard I should do a two-week pre-order?

Okay, there are lots of different strategies and theories out there regarding pre-orders when it comes to self-publishing your books. Let’s take a dive to understand what a pre-order is and if it is the right move for your book.

What is a pre-order. How do traditional publishers make use of it?
How can it help self-publishing authors?
How can it hurt self-publishing authors?
How do I set up a pre-order?
Can I do a pre-order for the eBook but not the print book?
Can I get reviews while my book is on pre-order?

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