State of the Industry with Mark Dawson and James Blatch

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In today’s episode, the guys sit down with their old friends Mark Dawson and James Blatch to check in on what they’ve been doing and what they see coming in the near future for the self-publishing industry. Mark and the guys met early on in Mark’s career when he was just starting out. Listen in to hear that story and to find out what Sean said that pissed Mark off and made him feel determined to prove Sean wrong!

Also find out what Mark and James think about the current pay-to-play landscape of advertising for authors, algorithms, and how to set up your series for maximum profits.

Mark Dawson is an internationally best-selling and award-winning author with over two million books sold. He also runs The Self Publishing Formula where he helps authors make a living with their art through renowned courses like Advertising for Authors and Self Publishing 101. You can also find him on the podcast he co-hosts with James Blatch, The Self Publishing Show.

James Blatch is co-host of the Self Publishing Show podcast. He is a former BBC Television News reporter and is currently writing his first novel, a military thriller set in 1960s Britain.

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