Archive for March 2020

The COVID 19 coronavirus pandemic is affecting everyone and everything for even self published authors. I share some observations and news, along with tips for adjusting your self publishing efforts during this time.

YouTube video: https://youtu.be/S5kxnDsKiSQ

Blog: Instagram Live and Facebook Live: What You Need to Know Before You Hit the Go Live Button

Udemy course: How to Self Publish an Audio Book

Book (Amazon Kindle eBook or Audible audio book): Understanding Your Creativity 

 

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Libraries are a valuable community service. But that doesn't mean they're a great venue for your self publishing efforts. I rant on why that is.

YouTube video: https://youtu.be/VvFqd21sBkM

Blog: Are Libraries Helpful for Self Published Book Promotion?

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Giving away a signed copy of your book sounds like such a great promotional idea, right? Wrong! I explain why, and offer an alternative, in this episode.

YouTube video: https://youtu.be/1dJo4fK5sM8

Blog: Why You Might Not Want to Do a Book Giveaway Promotion for Your Self Published Book

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Creating branded merchandise (also known as promotional products, branded merch, or swag) for your self published book could be a losing investment. I explain why and offer a print on demand alternative to consider.

YouTube video: https://youtu.be/w6vU53Fe2EM

Blog: Book Promotions Using Swag: What You Need to Know

 

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Are your sales and royalties dropping because your book or series needs some repackaging, like a new book cover? I discuss how to decide if that's the reason for your sales slump.

YouTube video: https://youtu.be/PC-t7SydNsQ

 

 

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