Get Published Episode 113 – Self Publishing with Scott Roche

http://media.blubrry.com/getpublished/p/www.michellplested.com/wp-content/uploads/GetPublished/GetPublished-Episode113.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSI have been thinking of self-publishing some of my books more and more the past few months. When I heard that friend and fellow author Scott Roche was releasing yet another book via self-publishing, I knew I had to pick his brain. And what better place to do that than on Get Published so I can share his wisdom with you? We had a terrific conversation that went much longer than my normal interviews. That being the case, I’ve decided to forgo the normal tips and typos section this episode. We talk about covers, editing, layout, distribution and promotion. It has only helped to fuel my desire to self-publish. […]

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Get Published Episode 110 – Ed Robertson Talks Self-Publishing and What Book Rankings Mean

http://media.blubrry.com/getpublished/p/www.michellplested.com/wp-content/uploads/GetPublished/GetPublished-Episode110.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSI don’t know about you, but I have always wondered about the book rankings that show up on Book sites like Kobo and Amazon. What does it really mean if a book has a ranking of 60,000? On today’s show, I talk to someone who has had some luck deciphering what those rankings truly mean. We also talk about his experiences in self-publishing and the strategies he has seen and used to be successful. I also talk about conventions since, as this episode drops, I will be at Balticon in Hunt Valley, Maryland. I talk about what you as a convention goer should be doing while attending the various […]

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Get Published Episode 99 – eBooks and Enthrill Distribution

http://media.blubrry.com/getpublished/p/www.michellplested.com/wp-content/uploads/GetPublished/GetPublished-Episode99.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSHappy Holidays, everyone! I hope you are all getting a break from the workaday and are spending some quality time doing what you enjoy. In today’s episode I am happy to have President of Enthrill Distribution, Kevin Franco talking about Enthrill’s excellent eBook gift card product. I first came across it at When Words Collide and then again at World Fantasy Convention. I think it is a fantastic way to market and sell eBooks and I’m very glad he agreed to come on the show. I’ve also had more success with promotion through the simplest means possible: talking to people. I discuss this in more detail during the tips […]

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