It seems that indie writers go direct to Kindle to avoid agents and editors, only to find that they have to query book bloggers too. Here's an interesting article on how to curry favour with the new gatekeepers:
Here's a very thought provoking article posted on The Object blog ( http://theobjectserial.wordpress.com/) by Winston Emerson, featuring an interview of Tim Roux of Taylor Street Publishing. A recommended read.
Here's a blog that provides some useful tips for self-publishers.
Here's a link to The Creative Penn, a business blog with some useful resources.
Here's a link to the Alliance of Independent Authors:
Here's an interesting blog: