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 96 – Marc Johnson & Remembrance

http://media.blubrry.com/getpublished/p/www.michellplested.com/wp-content/uploads/GetPublished/GetPublished-Episode96.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIf you are listening to this on November 11th, chances are good that you have had some sort of a ceremony commemorating the end of World War 1. Here in Canada that takes the form of Remembrance Day. During the Tips and Typos section of the show, I spend a few moments commenting on what that means to me. I also have Marc Johnson on the show again. You may remember Marc from episode 64 when we talked about writing, podcasting, eBooks and self-publishing. On today’s show we talk about series writing. It was a fun conversation and we talked about tying books together and some of the challenges […]

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