The Heidi Thorne Show

Advertising Opportunities for Your Kindle eBooks with Amazon Marketing Services | Episode 36

Advertising your Kindle eBooks where people are already buying them is a great idea! Luckily, Kindle authors can take advantage of advertising opportunities with Amazon Marketing Services (AMS) that are integrated into the Kindle Direct Publishing platform. In this episode, I explain the basics of the program.

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Explainer: KDP Select, Kindle Unlimited, and Kindle Lending Programs | Episode 35

Confused about KDP Select? Worried about how programs such as Kindle Unlimited impact you as a self published author? In this explainer episode, I discuss the major Kindle programs including KDP Select, Kindle Unlimited, Kindle Online Lending Library, and Kindle Book Lending.

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Are You Making These Big Writing Mistakes? | Episode 34

After reviewing many, many manuscripts, I’ve identified some of the most common writing mistakes. Are you making any of them? Plus, in today’s episode, I announce my new audio book on sales, Invisible Competition, that’s now on

Want Your Podcast to Play on Alexa? Plus, Audio Book Update | Episode 33

Amazon Alexa smart speaker devices have a whopping share of the market. So podcasters are sure to want their shows playing there. But it’s not as easy as it is for Apple HomePod. In this episode, I share what I’ve discovered about playing podcasts on smart speakers. Plus, I share an update on my audio book project and what I’ve discovered about the process.

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