The Sell More Books Show: Book Marketing, Digital Publishing and Kindle News, Tools and Advice

On our final show of April, we discussed how a publishing contract compares with self-publishing and why selling direct is something to strive for. This week's topics included reality competition shows for writers, the level playing field for self-publishers, the recent layoffs at Kobo, the scenarios in which a publishing contract make sense and selling directly to your readers. 

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On this episode, we talked about the importance of authenticity in your writing and your social media. This week's topics included American and German ebook reading statistics, book subscription services, social media post length and James Patterson's writing tips. Jim made a big announcement: Author Marketing Live!

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This week we discussed foreign translations and the top stories in self-publishing. This week's topics include indie books in libraries, the dominance of romance authors, tablets, working hard and KDP's new sales dashboard. Also, Jim destroys Bryan in a nerd-off. 

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For our inaugural show, we talked a bit about ourselves before launching into the latest news of the week. This week's topics include indie bookstores, instant paperbacks, Amazon keywords, ACX in the U.K. and the Self-Publishing Podcast's new Kickstarter project. 

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