Posts from the Button-Monkey, JP Howle

About JP Howle

JP Howle (or Jacob, as his friends call him) helps Sterling & Stone with admin work and other behind-the-scenes stuff. He lives in Mexico and his favorite word is chalupa.

Selling on Barnes & Noble with Nookpress’s Julia Coblentz (Self Publishing Podcast #159)

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Once you’ve decide to step outside Amazon, you need to understand the best ways to market for each platform. This week we delve deep into Nookpress, and who better to learn to tips and tools to succeed on Nook from than Julia Coblentz, […]

How to Sell Big on Apple iBooks with Julia Kent (Self Publishing Podcast #158)

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes One of the biggest strategies we push here on SPP is “go wide,” and for good reason. Select may make you more money in the short term, but nothing beats getting a foothold in your as many markets as possible, earning readers Amazon […]

Killer Publishing Apps with Seth Atwood (Self Publishing Podcast #157)

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Masterbeats—a new apps for writers, which will be finished and out sometime in the near future—is probably the best thing to happen to indie authors since Write Publish Repeat hit the stores. You’ll love all the features this baby will have, as explained […]

Better Off Undead #126 – Dave in Daytime

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Like a bear dragged out in the open during his hibernation, Dave is extra frustrated with life right now because, you guessed it, he’s again trying to keep to a day schedule. However, even though that’s the reason behind the name of this […]

SPP’s 3-Year Anniversary Bash! (Self Publishing Podcast #156)

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes After three years of sterling professionalism, the Self-Publishing Podcast is as strong as ever! This week, we celebrate our three-year anniversary—36 months of pure awesome as we watch Johnny, Sean, and Dave change the face of indie publishing. Even if you’ve been a […]

Better Off Undead #125 – Ding Dong Ditch, Dave Style

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes BOU is supposed to be about three writers (with one brain… Remember that tag line?), but this episode is more about three dads (albeit three ticked off dads) complaining about the stupid stuff that’s happening with their kids. Even if that doesn’t sound […]

Supercharging Your Writing Business (Self Publishing Podcast #155)

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Still swimming in enthusiasm from the Colonists Summit in Austin, Sean and Johnny have all kinds of awesome new projects and ideas. This week’s episode was basically a super-enthusiastic rundown of all the cool stuff that they guys talked about and did in […]

Breakout success with “The Martian” author Andy Weir and narrator R. C. (Bob) Bray (Self Publishing Podcast #154)

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Hugh Howie, John Locke, Amanda Hawkins… these are writer that are known for something we all wish would happen to us. They all started out self publishing their books and ended up becoming household names (well, if your house is full of voracious […]

Better Off Undead #124 – Dave vs Common Core Math

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Here’s a classic for you guys this week, full of some old tropes we haven’t seen for a while. We should vote in the comments if BOU should become a call-in show, where we choose the topic each week, and they (meaning Dave) […]

Promotions, Bundles, and More with Kobo’s Mark Lefebvre (Self Publishing Podcast #153)

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Everybody loves Kindle, or at least they are trained to think that they have to love it. KDP Select is just making publishing exclusive to Amazon more and more tempting, but not any less frustrating to Johnny (or anyone else with a strong, […]