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The Self Publishing Podcast - Writing, Indie Publishing, and Marketing Advice for Writers
 
Want to publish and sell more books? Want to get your writing into the world without contending with agents, publishers, or the other gatekeepers in traditional publishing? There's never been a better time to make money as a writer -- to take your books directly to readers and be in charge of your own business rather than jumping through hoops to please the Powers that Be. Full time authors Johnny B. Truant, David Wright, and Sean Platt (owners of the 2M+ words-per-year indie publishing comp ...
 
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The Rocking Self Publishing Podcast
 
Each week we interview some of the biggest names in self-publishing. In these in-depth interviews we look at where these authors started, how they made it, and how an aspiring self-published author can aim to do the same thing.
 
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The Author Hangout: Book Marketing Tips for Indie & Self-Published Authors
 
The Author Hangout is a Hangout on Air and podcast dedicated to helping authors navigate the self-publishing world.
 
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Author Strong Podcast | Giving Writers the Tools They Need to Succeed!
 
Mat Morris and Nancy Elliott give their listeners the tools they need to succeed in today's publishing world. Mat shares the knowledge and experience he's gained over the last three years of being a full time writer to help Nancy, and all of the listeners, achieve their writing goals and make their dreams of writing for a living come true. Along the way, Mat and Nancy interview other amazing and best selling authors to find out exactly what they do to make themselves successful. Some special ...
 
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The Sell More Books Show: Book Marketing, Digital Publishing and Kindle News, Tools and Advice
 
Authors, are you struggling to get the word out about your books? Discover the latest book marketing and self publishing news, tools and strategies. This is the Sell More Books Show with Jim Kukral and Bryan Cohen. Every week you'll get helpful tips and ideas to make your book sales soar. Visit SellMoreBooksShow.com for detailed show notes and more info.
 
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The Writing Podcast
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The Writing Podcast was founded in late 2014 in the wake of The Self Publishing Roundtable’s final host stepping down from the show. Adam and Lindsay (the newest hosts of SPRT at the time) decided it would be best to branch off into a new show rather than continue with one in which all original hosts and owners were no longer involved.So what are the similarities and differences between this podcast and the old?I am glad you asked, convenient narrator. Like Adam and Lindsay’s prior show, thi ...
 
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TCK Publishing
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Non-Traditional Book Publishing for Independent Authors
 
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Begin Self-Publishing Podcast
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This podcast will take you through how to self-publish your eBook onto Amazon, Apple and the other global eBook Stores, how to market a book and general online business techniques needed to be a successful self-publisher.
 
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Self Publishing School : Learn How To Write A Book And Grow Your Business
 
Chandler Bolt from Self Publishing School teaches how to write a book, how to launch it, and use it to grow a 6-figure income. Gary Vaynerchuk, Pat Flynn, Grant Cardone, Lisa Nichols and Russell Brunson are just a few of the successful authors you'll learn from on this show. On this show you'll learn how to grow your income, authority & business with a book. Chandler reveals what it really takes to successfully launch a book, without the BS of traditional publishing.
 
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Self Publishing Journeys
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The Self Publishing Journeys podcast is a weekly show for all indie authors.Show host Paul Teague interviews self- published authors about their writing journeys, passing on hints, tips and tricks along the way.He'll also chat to experts in related fields - proofreaders, development editors, cover designers, PR specialists, author platform creators - and they'll be offering their best advice and strategies.
 
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AskALLi: Self-Publishing Advice Podcast
 
Are you new to self-publishing? Or a seasoned indie author who wants to cut through the noise to get only the most up-to-date and important self-publishing advice? The “AskALLi Podcast" is brought to you by the most trusted name in self-publishing, the non-profit Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi).https://www.allianceindependentauthors.org/1st Tuesdays: Highlight from ALLi's Indie Author Fringe online conference. A presentation from an industry expert or successful indie author on making ...
 
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Happy Self Publishing Show
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Are you an aspiring author who wants to successfully self-publish your book? Are you looking for ways to increase your book sales and use your book to grow your business? You are in the right place because this is Happy Self Publishing show where you get all your questions related to book writing, publishing and marketing answered by successful authors. Enjoy the show with your host - the founder of Happy Self Publishing, Jyotsna Ramachandran
 
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Publishing Farm Weeklies
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This is because I live on a farm and I publish. Expect a Sunday/Monday show pretty much every week, depending if I get swamped. This is where I tell about the new releases and the special offers members can get.
 
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Everybody Hates Self-Publishing
 
Everybody Hates Self-Publishing explores the good, the bad and the ugly of creating and producing your own work. Self-published authors will find advice on writing, book marketing and getting your book in bookstores. Aspiring writers will learn about being an indie publisher: Being an entrepreneur, creating your own DIY publishing house and thriving as an indie publisher means connecting with readers, booksellers and librarians and competing in a market that favors traditional publishing. Ho ...
 
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Podcast – Mark Dawson's Self Publishing Formula
 
Mark Dawson is a best selling self-published author on multiple platforms including Amazon and Kobo. He is the author of the John Milton thriller series and its spin-off Beatrix Rose. In addition, he’s written several ‘Soho Noir' novels. Mark’s breakthrough came when he developed a marketing strategy for promoting and selling his books. His swift success enabled him to quit his 9 to 5 job and he has generated gross revenues of more than a million dollars in less than five years. Mark has bec ...
 
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Podcast – Mark Dawson's Self Publishing Formula
 
James Blatch and Lucy Dawson introduce the Self Publishing Formula Foundation, a partnership with Reedsy, that will help four authors each year to fulfill their dream of publishing and marketing their books. This week’s highlights include: The origins of the SPF Foundation How the foundation works and how to apply What SPF are looking for in fo ...…
 
Rachel Starr Thomson is a bestselling author with more than 50 published books, including The Seventh World Trilogy. She is also a freelance editor, publishing consultant, and founder of Independent Publishing Solutions. From a very young age, Rachel spent her time sitting in nature and making up stories in her head. Rachel was homeschooled. He ...…
 
EP#78: Welcome to Ask ALLi, the Self-Publishing Advice Broadcast from the Alliance of Independent Authors. This is our monthly Beginners' Self-Publishing Salon, with advice, tips and tools for indie authors just starting out. And here are your regular hosts for the beginners’ salon: Jay Artale and Michael La Ronn.The topics covered in this begi ...…
 
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The Sell More Books Show: Book Marketing, Digital Publishing and Kindle News, Tools and Advice
 
What marketing trends will be old news in 2018? After taking a moment to thank their patrons Rebel Song, Cowgirl, Unexpectedly, and Kiss Kill: Book 1 in The Girl in the Book Series, Jim and Bryan share helpful hints for authors like why authors need to block out other people’s voices while writing, how to use large-scale industry trends to impr ...…
 
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The Self Publishing Podcast - Writing, Indie Publishing, and Marketing Advice for Writers
 
When was the last time you used the words “healthy” and “writer” in the same breath? The conversation around the working writer rarely includes how not to keep from gaining thirty pounds in your first year writing. In this episode, Johnny, Sean, and Dave discuss better habits for the working writer that will help you stay healthy and maintain p ...…
 
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Self Publishing School : Learn How To Write A Book And Grow Your Business
 
The man, the myth, the legend; Peter Voogd is the leading authority for young entrepreneurs. He built an 8 million dollar empire by the age 27 and has trained close to 5000 entrepreneurs. He is the founder of Game Changers Academy, and the author of the International bestseller 6 Months to 6 Figures. He also runs the top rated podcast Young Ent ...…
 
In this episode, Carrie Rollwagen talks to Betsy Teter of Spartanburg, South Carolina’s Hub City Writers Project about small press publishing versus self-publishing, crowdfunding projects, book signings, book selling and more.
 
Margaret Skea grew up in Ulster at the height of the 'Troubles', but now lives with her husband in the Scottish Borders. She was awarded the Beryl Bainbridge Award for Best First Time Author 2014 and Historical Fiction Winner in the Harper Collins / Alan Titchmarsh People's Novelist Competition for her debut novel Turn of the Tide. The sequel - ...…
 
1) My writing progress ... I managed to squeeze in a writing day before heading to Poland: 2) Look what happened to me this week :-) This means that I have now made sufficient sales to have to pay to use Book Report: 3) My Goodreads giveaways: Dead of Night at https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/show/263177 Mailchimp Unboxed at https://www.goodr ...…
 
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Podcast – Mark Dawson's Self Publishing Formula
 
Medieval romance author Cecelia Mecca started out thinking she’d traditionally publish her books. A chat with an indie author at an RWA conference changed Cedelia’s mind and a year later she’s a full-time author, working at home and in full command of her author career. This week’s highlights include: Picking up a manuscript after 20 years and ...…
 
Ricci Wolman is the founder and CEO of Written Word Media. You may not have heard of Written Word Media before, but I’m sure you’ve heard of some of their brands, including Free Booksy, Bargain Booksy, and Red Feather Romance, all of which are very popular book promotion websites. Ricci has more than 10 years of experience building online audie ...…
 
Ep#77: This week we're showcasing the session "How Authors use Podcasts to grow their Brand" hosted by Tim Lewis.If you’re considering starting a podcast to raise your indie author profile and grow your audience, Tim shares the what, why, and when of podcasting for beginners.Topics covered in this author podcast include:What is a Podcast?Who Ca ...…
 
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The Sell More Books Show: Book Marketing, Digital Publishing and Kindle News, Tools and Advice
 
Up for Chicago in May? It’s the perfect time to join Jim and Bryan for the Sell More Books Summit - have you booked your tickets yet? After taking a moment to thank their patrons, Leading Effectively: Proven Leadership, Ten Little Bridesmaids, and Sanyare: The Last Descendant, Jim and Bryan share tips on better use of Amazon KDP keywords, the p ...…
 
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The Self Publishing Podcast - Writing, Indie Publishing, and Marketing Advice for Writers
 
Mark Dawson continues to take the self-publishing world by storm. Between his instructional books, courses, and his own Self-Publishing Formula Podcast, he’s carrying the experimental torch into an uncertain world of marketing and advertising. Today, the guys talk to him about how authors can use Facebook and Amazon’s platforms to take your adv ...…
 
Writing great book descriptions is an art. Something that you can either outsource to a copywriter or do yourself, if you take the time to do it. Don't just write any old rubbish at the last minute. Find out how to write great book descriptions with the host of the Copy That Pops Podcast and expert copywriter, Laura Petersen. Full Show Notes ar ...…
 
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Self Publishing School : Learn How To Write A Book And Grow Your Business
 
Andrew Ferebee hails from San Diego and is a good friend of mine. Andrew is an entrepreneur, author, podcaster, and a lifelong student of life. He is the man behind the popular Knowledge For Men website and the author of The Dating Playbook For Men which we will be talking about today. He also has been hosting the Knowledge For Men Podcast sinc ...…
 
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Self Publishing Journeys
 
Caimh McDonnell, an award-winning stand-up comedian, author and writer of televisual treats. His debut novel is ‘A Man With One of Those Faces’ which he followed up with 'The Day That Never Comes'. When not writing books, Caimh is in great demand as a writer for TV. He has worked on the hit BBC2 show ‘The Sarah Millican Television Programme’ an ...…
 
In this episode, Carrie Rollwagen explains what Shop Small Saturday is and how it can help you establish relationships with bookstores that can help you get your book onto shelves. She also talks about the Shop Small Saturday release of her self-published book, The Localist, and gives tips about hosting your own book signing.…
 
1) My writing progress this week – 5184 words: 2) Example of offline marketing discussed in the diary: 3) The Society of Authors can be found at: http://www.societyofauthors.org/ Here are some stills from the video that was shot at the event: 4) My forthcoming sci-fi promo: https://freebie-books.com/ 5) Check out HW Fisher accountants who speci ...…
 
As the bestselling author of Hot Mess to Mindful Mom and the recently launched Get The Most Out Of Motherhood, Ali Katz is a rarity in today's self publishing sphere in that she has also gone the opposite route and had her books traditionally published. In a space where many authors are either on one side or the other of the fence, Ali joins us ...…
 
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Podcast – Mark Dawson's Self Publishing Formula
 
This week’s highlights include: Doing the math and making the transition from traditionally published author to indie Focusing on the genre you love to read Do blog tours work any longer? Outlining in order to write faster Using LeadGen ads to grow Michelle’s mailing list and business Classic marketing copy that still works Resources mentioned ...…
 
Tyler Basu is the content marketing genius at Thinkific, one of the fastest-growing online course platforms. In episode 48, we talked with Tyler Basu about how to create a lifestyle business and live your dream life. He had just launched Lifestyle Business Blueprint. Since then, Tyler has gotten on board with Thinkific as their content manager. ...…
 
Ep#76: In a monthly salon type discussion, Orna Ross, Director of the Alliance of Independent Authors and Joanna Penn, of TheCreativePenn.com, talk about the latest tools and trends of interest to emerging and experienced self-publishing authors.Topics discussed this week include:Establishing yourself as an non-fiction influencerThe stabilizati ...…
 
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The Sell More Books Show: Book Marketing, Digital Publishing and Kindle News, Tools and Advice
 
Did you see the Pronoun writing on the wall? After thanking their patrons Manhunt: The Power to Restore Civilization, Creative Collaborations: How to Form Lasting and Lucrative Partnerships without Being Smarmy, Write Like a Boss: From a Whisper to a Roar, guest co-host Honoree Corder joined Bryan for tips onn setting goals, using a Twitter hac ...…
 
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The Self Publishing Podcast - Writing, Indie Publishing, and Marketing Advice for Writers
 
Michael Anderle is an indie publishing powerhouse. Not only did he build an author career in six months, but he broke rank, and shaped a story universe and help groups that allow authors to work together to move their career to the next level. The guys pick his brain for his best tips on how to collaborate with other writers to build something ...…
 
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Self Publishing School : Learn How To Write A Book And Grow Your Business
 
Today, I am talking with Nick Stephenson. Nick is a bestselling author of fiction and nonfiction. Plus, he teaches new authors how to find their first 10,000 readers. Nick is a good friend of mine, and when we talk we geek out on things like marketing and audience building. We are always on Skype sharing our best stuff with each other. So I tho ...…
 
In this episode, Carrie Rollwagen talks to former Print Production Manager Leslie Johnson about getting your self-published book printed and understanding print terminology to get a better idea of how to manage the printing of your book.
 
Daniel Willcocks is a horror and thriller author, podcaster, and one quarter of digital story studio Hawk and Cleaver. ​His writing journey began in 2015 when he reached the #1 spot on Amazon's short horror story category. Since then Daniel has become one of the lead authors on the successful ‘The Other Stories' podcast, which is listened to by ...…
 
1) My BookBub promo results: My earnings by store: Split of the income: 2) My ads this week ... on BookBub, BookSends and FreeBooksy: 3) My Society of Authors talk: http://www.societyofauthors.org/Events/Events/The-Author-Business 4) My Goodreads Giveaway stats:By paul@paulteague.com (Paul Teague & Clixeo Ltd).
 
As the bestselling author of over 5 books and an absolute Internet marketing rockstar, Debbie Drum is also the creator of several online products - including one that helps your book get reviews on Amazon. She stopped by the Happy Self Publishing Show to share how authors can get more reviews for their book on Amazon, and why the number of revi ...…
 
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Podcast – Mark Dawson's Self Publishing Formula
 
This week’s highlights include: Hugh’s beginnings as a writer The search for a publisher … and then a change of heart Re-acquiring rights The increasing empowerment of creative people Negotiating a print-only deal The beginnings of Hugh’s relationship with Data Guy and the Author Earnings reports Resources mentioned in this episode: Selfpublish ...…
 
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The Sell More Books Show: Book Marketing, Digital Publishing and Kindle News, Tools and Advice
 
With Amazon’s recent rank stripping, should authors focus on a slow and steady promo effort rather than starting off with a bang? After thanking their patrons Guerrilla Tactics Against Passive Aggression in the WorkPlace, 31 Days of Wisdom, and Wanderer's Escape, the dynamic duo of Jim and Bryan jump into tips about authors not feeling like imp ...…
 
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The Self Publishing Podcast - Writing, Indie Publishing, and Marketing Advice for Writers
 
Leveling up as an authorpreneur often means finding the right people to learn from and collaborate with. The guys talk about different ways to advance your author career and how to decide what’s the best way to do it right now, no matter where you are. Dave and Sean discuss the value of attending learning events. Sean talks about why he attends ...…
 
How can you use Amazon Advertising to promote your books? Find out as I interview Books Ads Supremo Mark Dawson about how to use Amazon and Bookbub advertising for your books. Find the full show notes at http://beginselfpublishing.com/amazon-advertising-mark-dawson
 
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Self Publishing School : Learn How To Write A Book And Grow Your Business
 
Josh Shipp is an author, global youth empowerment expert, and an acclaimed speaker. He is a former at risk foster kid turned youth advocate. He is renowned for his documentary TV series on A&E that followed his groundbreaking work with teens. He is also the author of the national bestseller “The Teens Guide to World Domination”, and was listed ...…
 
Ep#75: Welcome to Ask ALLi, the Self-Publishing Advice Podcast from the Alliance of Independent Authors. This week it’s our monthly Member Q&A where ALLi Members’ have their most pressing self-publishing questions analyzed and answered. Join your regular hosts for the Member Q&A: indie author's David Penny & Debbie YoungSummary of our Ask ALLi ...…
 
In this episode, Carrie Rollwagen talks to Little Professor bookseller and Nanowrimo winner Sara Glassman about how writing a draft for this year’s National Novel Writing Month could be a great first step to writing your book. They also talk about Little Professor’s recent move to a new building, decorating a bookstore for the holidays, and mis ...…
 
Fred Freeman is the co-founder & Commercial Director at Bloodhound Books, a leading independent crime fiction publisher. Founded in late 2014, Bloodhound Books was born from a love of great fiction - they only publish books they are passionate about and can add real value to so they specialise in thrillers, chillers, crime and mystery. Bloodhou ...…
 
As the author of Money Lessons From Mother Nature and the founder of Success Habits Academy, our client and friend Sudhir Khollam is passionate about teaching and holding entrepreneurs accountable. We were inspired by his recent pre-order book campaign, which saw him sell 250 copies of his book before it was even published! Tune in as he shares ...…
 
1) This week's writing progress - over 10k words - phew! 2) Book promo sites discussed in the diary: http://booksends.com/ https://www.freebooksy.com/for-the-authors/ https://partners.bookbub.com/ 3) My Instafreebie giveaway events: Sci-Fi/Dystopian [20-26th November] Register: https://goo.gl/forms/hwFDjMb8TSljIZ273 Promo images: https://freebi ...…
 
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Podcast – Mark Dawson's Self Publishing Formula
 
This Week's Giveaway Adam Croft’s BookBub CTM Ads Tip Sheet Download (function($){ // get the images of the gallery and replace it by a canvas of the same size to fix the problem with overlapping images on load. $('img[width][height]:not(.uk-overlay-panel)', $('#wk-gride98')).each(function() { var $img = $(this); if (this.width == 'auto' || thi ...…
 
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The Sell More Books Show: Book Marketing, Digital Publishing and Kindle News, Tools and Advice
 
How involved is your spouse in your writing? After thanking their patrons Vanguard: The Complete First Series, Divorced Dad: Kids are Forever, Wives are Not, and Hitler Out of Time, Jim and Bryan chat about tips on how authors can create books with perennial appeal, putting off learning new skills until they are needed, and using preorder promo ...…
 
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The Self Publishing Podcast - Writing, Indie Publishing, and Marketing Advice for Writers
 
NaNoWriMo (https://nanowrimo.org/) is celebrating eighteen years of helping writers put words on the page and getting a novel-length first draft ready in just one month. Grant Faulkner of NaNoWriMo talks to Johnny, Sean, and Dave about how you can use NaNo’s challenge and community to build a healthy writing habit. Grant shares the story of how ...…
 
Ep#74: This week we're showcasing the session "Failing Faster To Succeed As An Author" hosted by Tara R Alemany. A little bit of market research can go a long way toward ensuring the financial success of your books. Learn how to test topic ideas and refine them into ready-to-sell titles for enthusiastic readers. Learn how to use Kindle Spy and ...…
 
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Self Publishing School : Learn How To Write A Book And Grow Your Business
 
After 14 years of struggle, T. Harv has cracked the code and went from zero to millionaire in only 2 ½ years and has gone on to become a multimillionaire. During his years of hardship, Eker vowed that should he ever get rich he would help others do the same. He kept his promise and went on to build one of the largest success training companies ...…
 
In this episode, Carrie Rollwagen talks about her own book tour which stretched from New Orleans to New York. She shares how she booked the signings, what she packed to take to signings, what discount she offered on her books, and which mistakes most self-published authors make that keep them from being able to schedule in-store signings.…
 
Lucy Branch's fiction has been featured on Radio 4, Timeout London and The BBC World Service. She is an expert in the conservation of public sculpture and has worked on some of the UK’s highest profile projects including Nelson's Column, Eros and Cleopatras Needle. She studied at University College London, The Royal College of Art and Victoria ...…
 
1) 5135 words written this week: 2) I added 635 new subscribers to MailerLite as a result of my participation in an Authors XP Thriller promo [Affiliate links] 3) Book promo sites discussed in the diary: http://booksends.com/ https://www.freebooksy.com/for-the-authors/ https://partners.bookbub.com/ 4) This week's offline promo activity, ready t ...…
 
As the founder of MonetizeMyExpertise.com, Grant Weherley works with experts across various industries to help them build and launch online courses to scale their businesses. As we've seen via many of our clients' experiences, the process of creating an online course from your book can overwhelming to say the least. Join us as Grant explains ho ...…
 
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Podcast – Mark Dawson's Self Publishing Formula
 
This week’s highlights include: • Using Facebook Messenger to boost launch sales • On the excellent response rate of Messenger • Calculating ROI for ads based on sell-through rates, rather than just sales of one book • Different ways to calculate read-through • Why it makes sense to run ad campaigns at a loss because of read-through • Ways to p ...…
 
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