Just like the blockbuster movies, books can also utilize video book trailers to get people interested in reading. I share tips for making inexpensive book trailers for self published books.

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Bad book reviews on sites such as Amazon can be very disheartening for self published authors. How should you approach them without getting all bummed about it? I discuss some mindset strategies in this episode.

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Self publishing companies can offer comprehensive service packages for authors. But since these can be thousands of dollars, you need to know what you're buying and what you're getting for the money. I explain some of the jargon, particularly about marketing, so you can buy with greater confidence (or decide to do it on your own!).

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As an editor, I can tell you that many authors don't know the difference between editing and proofreading. Big difference! I explain.

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An audio book is a much more complex project than an eBook or even print book. Find out what you need to consider for self publishing an audio book.

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How much is too much when it comes to getting feedback for your self published book? I discuss how much might be too much in today's episode.

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Even though most podcasts are in the 30 to 60 minute range, mine are relatively short... on purpose. See why they are and what to consider when planning for your podcast broadcast.

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I took Kindle Create, the Kindle eBook formatting tool from KDP, for a test drive. Here are the results.

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As an editor, I've reviewed books ranging from 10,000 words up to 175,000 words. So what's the right book length? I discuss in today's episode.

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When we think of algorithms, we rarely think of them being "sensitive." See how I discovered that one of Amazon's algorithms has a sensitive side. And it helps prevent some potential embarrassment for you.

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