#188 – Karen McNally Upson on Rise Above the Rest: Crafting High-Quality Books Beyond Amazon’s KDP

Karen McNally Upson has been with Girl Friday Productions for seven years.

She came to GFP with five years of experience working for Amazon Publishing and their retail hardlines division.

She’s passionate about helping authors achieve their goals and ensuring an excellent client experience.

Areas of expertise include end-to-end book production, complex book design, and illustration management, as well as all stripes of print management.

She also knows a thing or two about football and is one of the firm’s most analytical Monday morning quarterbacks rooting on her beloved Seahawks.

Tune in now and get Karen McNally Upson’s thoughts on:

  • What KDP does well – and what they don’t do well
  • Why a professional copy editor can do a much better job of improving your manuscript instead of relying on machine-based programs like Grammarly
  • Why you want to make sure your book can be distributed to multiple sources, not just be available on Amazon
  • Mistakes to avoid
  • Tips for success
  • And much, much more

Website: Girl Friday Productions