So you've decided to self-publish. That's great, except as you know, there is more to publishing your book than just making the decision to do so. Jami Gold has written an excellent article on what you need to think about as an independent publisher.
Indie Publishing Paths: What’s Your Distribution Plan? Part One http://ow.ly/33CdYZ covers the topic things to consider whether selling direct from your website or selling through a distributor such as Smashwords, Draft2Digital,BookBaby, or IngramSpark. It is a compelling list of pros and cons.