We have another quick episode for you, where Shawn explores one of the struggles that authors face when they are trying to grow their self-publishing business. Don’t miss this, as you’ll surely relate to his experience.
In this episode, we interviewed the Kindlepreneur himself, Dave Chesson. He shared great tips for authors to improve their Kindle book ranking, as well as how to get Amazon to send traffic to your book.
Shawn switches things up a little bit and explores an area of this business that consumes the thoughts of many self-published authors: making money fast. It’s not a long episode, but listen and see where you can relate with Shawn’s experiences in your own self-publishing business.
Book Launch, Marketing, Publishing, The Author Hangout
In this episode, we were joined by bestselling author and pro book designer, Joel Friedlander. He shared some awesome insights for authors needing to market their books. He also talked about how to have a successful book launch.
In this episode of Author Answers, Shawn Manaher answers an call-in question from an author asking about the best ways to get book reviews. Shawn shares 3 main areas to focus on to help you get reviews for your book when you need them most.
Marketing, Publishing, Social Media, The Author Hangout
In this episode of Author Answers, Shawn Manaher answers an email from a long-time listener about using street teams for helping you to market your book. He shares great tips about assembling and utilizing your street team, as well as some exciting Book Marketing Tools news. Don’t miss this episode!
In this Author Answers episode, R.J. Adams from Book Marketing Tools answers a question from author Vicky Cashman about whether using KDP Select is right for her book or not. R.J. shares some great tips and things to consider when making this decision for your book.
In this episode, Shawn expanded on the awesome goal-setting episode from last week, and shared the story of The Author Hangout podcast and how that directly relates to you as an author in growing your own traffic, subscribers, and sales for your books.
Marketing, Social Media, The Author Hangout, Writing
In this special episode of The Author Hangout, we have collected the answers from several of our past guests to our question, “If you had to start all over today as a self-published author, what 3 things would you tell yourself?” Listen in for these great tips!
Marketing, Publishing, The Author Hangout, Writing
In this episode, we interviewed 9-year old self-published author, Emma Sumner (and her dad Sean). They shared some great insights about self-publishing, marketing, and tips for doing media interviews even if you’re scared.