Wed, 25 November 2020
This week our show is loaded and we cant wait to share it with you! Be sure to leave a review on Apple Podcast. This week’s winner is Eustacia Tan. Thank you to our featured Patrons - A Turn for the Worse, TStrings of Subversion, and Mayhem & Murder. Top Tips of the week include what tactics you need to know when marketing a new release, why you need to get your hands on the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Bud Webster Legacy Kit, and what new design options are available on BookBub Ads creator. The 5 News stories that matter most to indies this week include why Disney is taking some heat, who is delivering audiobooks, what Amazon has to say about Sponsored Brand ads, how to nominate your own books for Kindle Deals and Prime Reading, and how Amazon is changing their return policy for Audible audiobooks. Question of the Week: Which of today’s stories and tips are you the most excited about and why?
Wed, 18 November 2020
This week Bryan and Claire have a great show for us. Make sure to leave a review on Apple Podcast. Top Tips of the week include how to get comfortable with ads, what are the benefits to having a pen name, and how PublishDrive is providing a new way to distribute your audiobook. The 5 News stories that matter most to indies this week include why people are calling for an investigation looking into the excessive pricing of academic e-books, what new portal Amazon has launched, how Wattpad is growing rapidly, what is Amazon up to now, and why sharing your chapters piece by piece may be a good option for you. Question of the Week: What tricks do you use to keep your author life separate from your home address?
Wed, 11 November 2020
This week Bryan and Claire are gearing up for a webinar they have on Thursday November
Wed, 4 November 2020
This week we have a great show for you! Bryan and Claire have announced that they are going to be doing a webinar together on November 12th. Be sure to leave the show a review on Apple Podcast. This week’s winner is Lisa M. Lilly. Thank you to our featured Patrons - Love's Current, Sarah's Inheritance, and Cops And Planet Dead One Shot. Top Tips of the week include why to utilize editorial reviews on Amazon, what you need to know about the Netflix scam, and why you should read marketing blogs. The 5 News stories that matter most to indies this week include what you need to know about Bookshop, what email list myth you need to know, which NYC famous bookstore is asking for help, why its never to late to break out as a new author, and who is handing over the control of series pages to authors. Question of the Week: How are you going to take advantage of KDP’s new Series Page manager?