#179 Advanced Product Funnels To Sell More Books

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Funnels can be something of a mystery, especially since strategies and algorithms change rapidly in the self-publishing industry. Today, Johnny, Sean, and Dave talk about how to make advanced product funnels that will help you sell more books. Something cool: soundtracks made for […]

#178 Audience Targeting on Amazon with Ed Robertson – Self Publishing Podcast

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Figuring out Amazon algorithms can be like divining the future from a crystal ball, but Ed Robertson, the ‘Justin Timberlake’ of the Self-Publishing Podcast, is here to demystify some of the confusion around swapping genres, pre-orders, and how Amazon treats series books. Think […]

#177 How to Write 5000 Words Per Hour with Chris Fox – Self Publishing Podcast

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Chris Fox is the author of ‘5000 Words Per Hour,’ and it’s more than just a flashy title. Okay, it IS a flashy title, but it can be done. Today, Johnny, Sean, and Dave dig into Chris’s theory, and how he applies it […]

#176 Optimizing Your Amazon Sales Page for Conversion with Bryan Cohen – Self Publishing Podcast

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Think you know Amazon descriptions? Bryan Cohen takes you – and the guys – to task about writing descriptions that will convert more poeple to readers, and eventually turn readers into true fans. Don’t fall on the ‘synopsis’ crutch. It’s not enough! You […]

#175 How to Write Better Stories Faster – Self Publishing Podcast

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Today, Johnny, Sean, and Dave give you a sneak peek at the content in their upcoming 9 episode discussion series, StoryShop. From character to plot, and setting to outlining, find out what it takes to make an indie author successful by writing better stories faster. Learn […]

#174 – Getting Your Books Into Major Retailers with NewShelves’s Amy Collins – Self Publishing Podcast

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Here at SPP, we usually talk about everything you need to know about indie publishing, which doesn’t usually involve physical books and locations, but today, we invited Amy Collins of NewShelves to talk about how to get your books into major retailers like Barnes […]

#173 Prosperity for Writers with Honoree Corder – Self Publishing Podcast

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Today’s guest Honoree Corder is an author and master of ‘Getting Things Done.’ She and the guys discuss the not so ‘woo woo’ side of prosperity for writers, and what simple mindsets can mean the difference between poverty and prosperity. Holy crap – […]

#172 Balancing Efficiency and Effectiveness – Self Publishing Podcast

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes It’s really tempting when you’re just starting out to try to do everything yourself, but this is the worst thing when you’re trying to balance efficiency and effectiveness in your workload. From creating your own website, cover designs, even editing your own manuscript, these […]

Complicated Storylines and Multiple Character Arcs – Self Publishing Podcast #171

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Ever feel like you’re juggling cats with so many different characters and story lines? In this episode, Johnny, Sean, and Dave talk about how THEY approach the problem of keeping it all cohesive. The guys reveal their typical structure for their serials, including […]

#170 Podcasting for Writers Without Wasting Your Time – Self Publishing Podcast

Right-click here to download the MP3 Click here to subscribe via iTunes Johnny, Sean, and Dave welcome guests Jerod Morris of Copyblogger and podcaster Jon Nastor. Together, they host a podcast called Showrunners, and a course of the same name that teaches all about podcasting. Dave is a terrible, terrible monster, and his son will […]