Archive for February 2019

Is age a factor in how much an author makes from self publishing? I share what the results of the 2018 Self Publishing Survey say about that.

YouTube video: https://youtu.be/vMel3evm7-M

Timestamp show notes (click on timestamp to view segment on YouTube):

0:28 What age of authors participated in the Self Publishing Survey?

1:56 Do older or younger authors more money from self publishing?

2:37 Why did authors in their 50s have slightly different results?

3:52 Why the youngest and oldest authors have similar motivations for self publishing

5:51 Another statistical test to see if age affects self publishing income

Get the full results of the 2018 Thorne Self Publishing Survey on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07MH8T9YG

 

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Who makes more money? Nonfiction or fiction authors? I share results from my 2018 Self Publishing Survey, along with reasons why you don't want to be jumping genres.

YouTube video: https://youtu.be/xi7GqRRGD1k

Timestamp show notes (click on timestamp to watch segment on YouTube):

0:39 How many fiction and nonfiction authors participated in the survey

1:41 Who makes more? Fiction or nonfiction?

1:53 Most popular self publishing income answer for both fiction and nonfiction

2:58 Does strictly doing fiction or nonfiction make a difference in income?

3:35 Should you switch genres to make more money?

5:05 Do authors who write books to market their business make more money?

Can't wait to hear all the survey results on the podcast? Get the Thorne Self Publishing Survey 2018 Results and Analysis report on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07MH8T9YG

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A surprising finding from the 2018 Self Publishing Survey was that many participating authors had not yet published. Hmm. So when can you legitimately call yourself an author? I answer in this episode.

Podcast video on YouTube: https://youtu.be/4Vldj4-BR0w

Can't wait to hear all the results and analysis from the 2018 Thorne Self Publishing Survey? Get the full report on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07MH8T9YG

 

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You probably won't be surprised at what challenges self published authors! But there were some curious findings from the 2018 Self Publishing Survey.

Can't wait to get all the survey results from the podcast? Get the full 2018 Thorne Self Publishing Survey Results and Analysis report on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07MH8T9YG

YouTube video: https://youtu.be/OCIyI6Bi2F8

Timestamp show notes (click on timestamp to view segment on YouTube):

0:27 About the challenges question in the 2018 Thorne Self Publishing Survey

1:09 Money challenges were top concern for self published authors in 2018

4:28 Overwhelm and skill concerns for self published authors in 2018

8:17 What doesn't challenge self published authors in 2018?

9:14 Self publishing motivation and challenge disconnect

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