You’ve probably heard of indie publishers, but have you heard of micro-publishers? Author Shirin Bridges, owner of Goosebottom Books, calls her company a micro-publisher: a professional publishing organization that brings together a flexible workforce to produce a small number of highly targeted books.
Because of the nature of micro-publishers as small, custom organizations, no two are alike. This in-depth look at Goosebottom’s structure and goals can offer insights into the benefits of this new highly flexible option for energetic authors and entrepreneurs looking to reach niche audiences.
Run Like a Co-op
The organizational structure of any micro-publisher is unique to its mission. Goosebottom was created with the goal of producing books for children about females who have found a way to effect change in their communities.
“We run Goosebottom like a co-op,” said Bridges.
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