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Ep 136: Making TEA Right Book Decision with May King Tsang

10/3/2018
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In this episode I talk to May King Tsang, Twitter Supremo, tea pun aficionado and tea expert about what kind of book she should write out of the many ideas she has for a book. You can find a full transcription here: https://beginselfpublishing.com/may-king-tea/

Duration:00:30:01

Ep. 135 : Meet Ben Roberts

9/19/2018
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Meet Ben Roberts, host of the Marketing Buzzwords Podcast - discover his publishing journey. He's already run a successful crowd-funding campaign for his book and now he's looking to self-publish the book. You can find show notes here: https://beginselfpublishing.com/meet-ben-roberts

Duration:00:44:35

Ep 134: Jen Commits to Publish

9/5/2018
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In this show we begin the task of getting the multi-talented marketer Jen Cole to start writing a book by first committing to complete the project. http://beginselfpublishing.com/jen-commits-to-publish

Duration:00:22:01

Ep 133 : Format Change and Update

8/22/2018
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The Format of the Begin Self-Publishing Podcast is changing to add in many more tutorial shows where I follow/help people in their self-publishing journeys. http://beginselfpublishing.com/format-change-and-update

Duration:00:06:44

Ep 132: A Quick Guide to Self-Publishing Part 6 - Marketing

8/8/2018
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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

Duration:00:15:19

Ep 131: A Quick Guide to Self-Publishing Part 5: Formatting

7/25/2018
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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-formatting

Duration:00:11:07

Ep 130: A Quick Guide to Self-Publishing Part 4: Editing

7/11/2018
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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

Duration:00:05:59

Ep 129: A Quick Guide to Self-Publishing Part 3 : Covers

6/27/2018
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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

Duration:00:11:30

Ep 128: A Quick Guide to Self-Publishing Part 2: Writing

6/13/2018
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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

Duration:00:08:56

Ep 127: A Quick Guide to Self-Publishing Part 1

5/30/2018
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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

Duration:00:11:28

Ep 126: Lesbian Fiction with Harper Bliss & Caroline Manchoulas

5/16/2018
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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

Duration:00:23:55

Ep 125: Behind the Scenes of the Begin Self-Publishing Podcast

5/2/2018
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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

Duration:00:17:09

Ep 124: Time to Kill the Sacred Cow

4/18/2018
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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

Duration:00:08:18

Ep 123: What’s Working Now with Facebook Ads with Azriel Ratz

4/4/2018
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We talk to Azriel Ratz about how to best use Facebook Ads to sell books, discussing whether it even makes sense and how much you need to spend and how best to go about doing it.

Duration:00:30:57

Ep 122: The Power of Confidence

3/21/2018
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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. http://beginselfpublishing.com/power-confidence

Duration:00:08:44

Ep 121: Talking About My Own Books for a Change

3/7/2018
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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

Duration:00:22:49

Ep 120: The Looming Storm of GDPR with Annabel Kaye

2/21/2018
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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

Duration:00:39:06

Ep 119: The Forgotten Bits of Marketing with Roger Edwards

2/7/2018
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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

Duration:00:25:07

Ep 118: Twitter for Authors with Ian Sutherland

1/24/2018
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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/

Duration:00:21:58

Ep 117: Self-Publishing in 2018 with Paul Teague

1/10/2018
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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. Full show transcription is available here: http://beginselfpublishing.com/self-publishing-2018-paul-teague/

Duration:00:46:01