In this show we conclude our quick guide to self-publishing by talking about Book Marketing, the greatest challenge to most self-publishers.
Full show notes are available at http://beginselfpublishing.com/quick-guide-part6
Continuing my Quick guide to Self-Publishing Series I talk about formatting, that is creating a version of your document that can be sold either as an eBook or as paperback. I talk about ePubs and mobi files for eBooks and PDF files for paperbacks.
Show notes for this episode are available at https://beginselfpublishing.com/quick-guide-part5
In this part of the quick self-publishing guide I talk about the editing process : what editing is and why it matters; how to find an editor and how to choose the right one for you.
You can find show notes at https://beginselfpublishing.com/quick-guide-part4
In this part of the Quick Self-Publishing Guide I talk about book covers, fresh from the experience of creating the cover for my new book "Social Media Networking"
Full show notes available at : https://beginselfpublishing.com/quick-guide-part3
In this second part of my audiobook about self-publishing I talk about the art of actually writing a book. How do you get that book finished?
You can find full show notes here: https://beginselfpublishing.com/quick-guide-part2
Realising that if I create a test audiobook, I might as well serialise it on my podcast, I'm now releasing a series of shows with extracts from my new to-be-released audiobook The Quick Guide to Self-Publishing. In this show Preparing to Self-Publish.
You can find full show notes here: https://beginselfpublishing.com/quick-guide-part1
In this interview we talk to Harper Bliss & Caroline Manchoulas, successful Lesbian Romance authors about Lesbian fiction and it's differences to normal fiction.
You can find full show notes at https://beginselfpublishing.com/lesbian-fiction-harper-bliss
In this show I give you a behind the scenes glimpse of how I put to together the Begin Self-Publishing Podcast and the equipment I use to make the show.
You can find full show notes at https://beginselfpublishing.com/behind-scenes
In this episode I talk about killing my sacred cow of not trading time for money as I'm going to start offer a limited amount of consulting calls. What Sacred Cows do you have? Are they still valid? Do you need to kill the sacred cow?
You can find the show notes to this episode at https://beginselfpublishing.com/sacred_cow
In this show I talk about the importance of having confidence in your product and how not having it can affect sales, regardless of the quality of your book.
I haven't talked much about my own books on this show. I lost confidence in them, and I shouldn't have done. In this episode I talk solely about my books.
Full show notes are available at http://beginselfpublishing.com/my-own-books
GDPR or the General Data Protection Regulations are new EU regulations affecting how small businesses can use customer data - especially e-mail address lists. I talk to Annabel Kaye about the issues involved for self-publishers.
You can find full show notes at http://beginselfpublishing.com/storm-gdpr-annabel-kaye
Roger Edwards is an experienced marketer and I talk to him about the bits of marketing that tend to get overlooked - those bits like research that aren't about communication or advertising.
You can find full show notes at http://beginselfpublishing.com/forgotten-bits-marketing-roger-edwards
In this show I talk to Ian Sutherland who has been using Twitter to grow his author platform for several years. I talk to him about how his Twitter strategy has needed to change due to Twitter clamping down on automated tactics and his new Author Platform service.
For show notes go to http://beginselfpublishing.com/twitter-authors-ian-sutherland/
I talk with fellow self-publishing Podcaster, Paul Teague, about how things have turned out in 2017 and what we reckon will happen in 2018.
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In this not entirely serious Christmas show I talk to zany expert marketers Andrew and Pete about how to improve your content to make it stand out.
Full Show Notes can be found at http://beginselfpublishing.com/great-content-andrew-pete-christmas-special
In this show I talk to Olly Richards about how he has built a company selling self-published language books. Starting with self-publishing in the Kindle Gold Rush, he got disillusioned and started a language training company. Then he started using his existing self-publishing experience to help him self-publish short stories to help people learn languages. Now he has been approached by a traditional publisher to take over his series of learning books.
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In this show I talk to Park Howell who teaches people how to use their stories to improve their marketing and business. It's ironic that many fiction authors don't use story very well in their marketing. This interview should help change that for some.
You can find show notes at :%20http://beginselfpublishing.com/story-park-howell
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 are available at http://beginselfpublishing.com/book-descriptions-laura-petersen/