Archive for August 2019

My new book, Understanding Your Creativity: Discover the Internal and External Factors that Affect Your Creative Life, is available now in print, Kindle eBook, and audio book on Amazon, Audible, and Apple Books. I hope you'll check it out. Thank you for your support!

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07VYTDFYB

Audible: https://www.audible.com/pd/B07WJYCSRD/?source_code=AUDFPWS0223189MWT-BK-ACX0-160904&ref=acx_bty_BK_ACX0_160904_rh_us

 

Read Full Post »

Do readers really judge a book by its cover these days? I contend they don't. I explain why in this rant on self published authors' obsession with book cover design.

YouTube video: https://youtu.be/0kHh0nAv_K4

Read Full Post »

What if you sell your books off Amazon on either your own website or at events and expos? Should you pursue getting unverified purchase book reviews from them? I discuss these reviews in this episode.

YouTube video: https://youtu.be/IQJtm1IFgsQ

 

Read Full Post »

"But they said they bought my book!" That's a common lament from first-time self published authors. If you didn't sell it to them directly, how do you know if your family and friends actually bought your book? I explain book sales reporting and customer review issues for off-Amazon sales. I also discuss why sales of your book to your family and friends can be the worst sales.

YouTube video: https://youtu.be/EUY_UG6lXOg

Check out my Udemy course on Amazon book sales...

How to Sell Your Self Published Book on Amazon (Discounted! Or use Promo Code PODCAST)

For additional reading...

The Problem with Convenience and Pity Buys

 

 

Read Full Post »

I've been using email marketing since 2005. I discuss why email marketing isn't the powerhouse tool it used to be, along with what to do now in this new marketing era.

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

More resources on email marketing from my blog:

 

Read Full Post »