Archive for the 'Self Publishing' Category

In past episodes about the Thorne Self Publishing Survey, we talked about what drives authors to self publish. But what doesn't motivate them to take that route? I have to confess that I can totally relate to their answer. And what doesn't motivate is just as interesting as what does!

Video podcast on YouTube: https://youtu.be/8tpDHhwEF04

And here's the link to your special podcast listener discount on my new Udemy course, How to Sell Your Self Published Book on Amazon:

https://www.udemy.com/how-to-sell-your-self-published-book-on-amazon/?couponCode=PODCAST

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Selling self published books is tough. And it's getting tougher. In this episode, I share three mega trends that are affecting how much we make from self publishing.

Video podcast on YouTube: https://youtu.be/dqjmJPg0HO4

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

Connect with me at HeidiThorne.com.

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With self publishing being easier than it's ever been in history, do self published authors still consider pursuing a book deal with a traditional publishing company? I share results from the 2018 Thorne Self Publishing Survey. And is there any justification for pursuing a traditional book deal these days?

Podcast video on YouTube: https://youtu.be/cf0zUOuW_h8

Want more surprising survey results? Get the full report on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07MH8T9YG

Also, get a copy of my book, Self Publishing to Make Money: What You Need to Know, on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07NXW57RW

The audio edition of my book is on Audible: https://www.audible.com/pd/B07PQSZNVL/?source_code=AUDFPWS0223189MWT-BK-ACX0-145994&ref=acx_bty_BK_ACX0_145994_rh_us

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Did we see an rise in self publishing income from 2016 to 2018? I discuss with results from the 2018 Thorne Self Publishing Survey. I also dive into what is impacting self publishing income, and a couple things you can do about it.

Plus, my latest book, Self Publishing to Make Money: What You Need to Know, is now available in audio book on Audible! Listen to a free sample by clicking here.

Want more stats from the 2018 Thorne Self Publishing Survey? Get the full report on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07MH8T9YG

Podcast video on YouTube: https://youtu.be/Cm2HjUJ2IEI

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Is there a mysterious X factor that determines whether you'll make book sales as a self published author? I review some common factors that we've discussed in previous episodes, along with additional insight.

Podcast video on YouTube: https://youtu.be/WlMZOMXX9Lc

Full report on the 2018 Self Publishing Survey on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07MH8T9YG

 

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Audio book recording is challenging! And one of the toughest things is reading what's actually on the page. I offer some tips for learning how to read your manuscript.

Video podcast on YouTube: https://youtu.be/AHyLln70Ofs

Get my How to Self Publish an Audio Book course on Udemy with a special podcast listener discount: https://www.udemy.com/how-to-self-publish-an-audio-book/?couponCode=PODCAST

Also, check out my audio books on Audible: https://www.audible.com/author/Heidi-Thorne/B005G8AXT4

 

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Authors who are coaches, consultants, and small business owners often self publish to help promote their businesses. But do they make more money from self publishing than authors who are non-business owners? I discuss results from the 2018 Thorne Self Publishing Survey in this episode.

Podcast video on YouTube: https://youtu.be/9DTxNwaFago

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

My new book that I mentioned in the podcast, Self Publishing to Make Money: What You Need to Know, is available on Amazon (print and eBook; audio edition coming soon): https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07NXW57RW

 

 

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I took the new Kindle Create for Print feature for a test drive. It's still in Beta mode, but I'm impressed so far. While I explain things as best I can in the audio podcast, I'd really suggest that you check out the YouTube video so that you can see the results. Here's the link.

YouTube video of this podcast: https://youtu.be/LzU6x43r04A

And I'd strongly suggest getting my new book, Self Publishing to Make Money: What You Need to Know, to check the results for yourself in real life AND get some great information on self publishing. It's on Amazon in both eBook and print at https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07NXW57RW

(BTW, the audio book is coming soon to Audible.)

 

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Logically, you would think that if you self publish more books, you should make more money, right? I share results from the 2018 Thorne Self Publishing Survey on author income as it relates to number of books published.

Podcast video on YouTube: https://youtu.be/lQkVoqvi1LA

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

 

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