Originally Posted by Elfwreck
I'm not sure I see the point in "no self-pubs" in a deals/freebies post.
There were 670 free Kindle titles added today along with the 17,000 titles on Smashwords. There is a risk of flooding the Deals forum with these books which is something the moderators may want to avoid.
Also, there are many other self/indie published "deals and recommendation" websites and blogs around for people to use to find their next read.