Are You Self Publishing Too Many Books? | Episode 164

Some authors just keep writing, writing, writing and publishing, publishing, publishing... and are getting nowhere. If this describes you, you may be self publishing too many books. I explain why that's a problem and what to do about it.

Blog: Are You Self Publishing Too Many Books? http://hub.me/anPnb

YouTube video: https://youtu.be/D-kZp3YqOpA

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

0:10 Why authors self publish too much

2:09 How do you kick the habit of self publishing too many books?

4:47 Advertising on Amazon won't build your fan base

Using Pen Names for Self Publishing: What You Need to Know | Episode 163

Pen names, or pseudonyms, can be a great way to create an author brand and persona, and keep your work in multiple genres separate. But using a pen name has both rewards and risks. I discuss what you need to know.

Blog: Should You Use a Pen Name for Your Self Published Books? http://hub.me/anQ2A

YouTube video: https://youtu.be/MnnH2YnMiBA

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

0:49 When using a pen name is a good idea

1:43 Your real identity could get revealed

3:35 Copyrights and pen names

4:27 Setting up author pages for pen names on Amazon

5:37 Too many pen names equals too much marketing

7:14 Are you covering up a secret life?

8:16 Diversity and inclusion issues with pen names

Self Publishing Coaching Buying Tips | Episode 162

Often self publishing success coaching programs showcase the success the presenter or outstanding customers have attained. But just as I expect, these programs and strategies have some serious flaws, primary of which is the "If it worked for me, it'll work for you" fallacy.

In this episode, I share what to look out for when buying self publishing coaching or any coaching programs.

YouTube video: https://youtu.be/q4rMXGCbbww

0:10 Why self publishing coaching programs are heartbreaking for me

0:52 The world's greatest self publishing success program... for free

1:41 The "If it worked for me, it'll work for you" fallacy

1:53 The craziest self publishing & coaching claims I've heard

8:14 Do money back guarantees guarantee success?

9:43 5 questions to ask when buying self publishing success coaching

Blog: Online Business Coaching Programs: What You Know Before You Buy http://hub.me/al6F9

Udemy Courses:

How to Self Publish an Audio Book https://www.udemy.com/course/how-to-self-publish-an-audio-book/?referralCode=75A2310A555CB12AFE4C

How to Sell Your Self Published Book on Amazon https://www.udemy.com/course/how-to-sell-your-self-published-book-on-amazon/?referralCode=CC4046D09C80264BC0BE

How to Self Publish a Nonfiction Kindle eBook Like a Pro https://www.udemy.com/course/how-to-self-publish-a-nonfiction-kindle-ebook-like-a-pro/?referralCode=B0919FA7E454FEA26B72

Using Public Speaking to Get Sales https://www.udemy.com/course/public-speaking-to-get-sales/?referralCode=C69F51196FEA69C66A44

 

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