Self Publishing Journeys

Self Publishing Journeys

This podcast charts Paul Teague's self-publishing journey, from writing his first book to achieving his first 5-figure earnings months. Episodes cover writing, editing, marketing, time management, author platform strategies, business issues & much more. You'll also find the archive for The Self-Publishing Journeys podcast here, a show aimed specifically at indie authors and featuring interviews with self-published writers and providers of author services. This show uses affiliate links: https://paulteague.net/disclosure/

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July 3, 2021 83 min

Thanks you very much for listening - this is the final show.

Listen to the archive episodes at https://self-publishing-journeys.com/

If you'd like more information about my digital nomad adventures, you can listen in here: https://anchor.fm/benidormdigitalnomad

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Robert Bucchianeri is the author of the Max Plank Mystery series, including Stray Cat Blues, The Ties That Bind, & Devil's Arcade.

He also wrote the suspense thriller, Between a Smile and a Tear, the psychological thriller, Ransom Dreams, the rock n'roll mystery, Butcher's Moon, as well as the sunlit noir, Love Stings.

In addition, he's penned several books for young people, including the Django Jagger series of...

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1) Free BookBub Featured Deal management spreadsheet https://blog.reedsy.com/bookbub/

2) KindleTrends data resource https://kindletrends.com/

3) Dabble - a cloud-based alternative to Scrivener https://www.dabblewriter.com/

4) Great blog post from Written Word Media https://www.writtenwordmedia.com/how-to-write-a-book-to-market/

5) My Benidorm Digital Nomad podcast: https://anchor.fm/benidormdigitalnomad

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Dan Soule is primarily a horror author. 

His horror can be found in Devolution Z, Sanitarium Magazine, Disturbed Digest and Into the Ruins. 

His science fiction is available in Shoreline of Infinity and Phantaxis. 

Dan's website is at www.dansoule.com where you can connect with him and find is an exclusive ebook of short stories available, plus a classic horror novel. 

https://dansoule.com/ 

https://www.facebook.com/WriterDanSo...

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1) My digital nomad podcast: https://anchor.fm/benidormdigitalnomad

2) Matty Dalrymple's podcast: https://www.theindyauthor.com/

3) New Scrivener podcast: https://podcast.scrivenerapp.com/

4) Chris Lang screen writing: https://www.chrislang.co.uk/scripts/

5) Mexican website: https://www.gandhi.com.mx/

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1) Pip Reid's product catalogue: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08NWTCSNN Catalogue images: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/catalogue3.jpg https://self-publishing-journeys.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/catalogue2.jpg https://self-publishing-journeys.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/catalogue1.jpg 2) ScribeCount: https://www.scribecount.com/ 3) Wide for the Win book: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Wide-Win-S...
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1) My running updates: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/parkrun/

2) Amazon Affiliate for Wordpress plugin: https://getaawp.com/

3) BKLNK: https://www.bklnk.com/

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1) Kirsten's 1:10 ratio for Amazon ads ... Clicks:Orders ... you're looking for 10% or above!

2) Photo of Pip Reid's books in a traditional bookshop in Seattle: https://paulteague.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/pip-bookstore.jpeg

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1) Google website loading speed test: https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights/

2) Smush is the Wordpress plugin which will make your images load faster: https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-smushit/

3) 9 Reasons a Book Was Rejected for a BookBub Featured Deal: https://insights.bookbub.com/reasons-book-rejected-bookbub-featured-deal/?utm_source=pemail_reasons-book-rejected-bookbub-featured-deal

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1) Get a PR package for £300: https://twitter.com/_HelenStatham/status/1356560684205690881

2) Kisten Oliphant courses: https://createifwriting.com/2020-workshops/

3) Books2Read: https://books2read.com/

4) GeniusLinks: https://geniuslink.com/

5) Julie Stock's editing service: https://clued-up-publishing.co.uk/

6) The Indy Author Podcast (Google Books episode): https://www.theindyauthor.com/061---google-play.html

7) Straight quot...

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My Author Platform book pre-sale link: S3, Ep3 Paul's Podcast Diary for Saturday 23rd January 2021

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Julie Stock - Clued-Up Publishing: https://clued-up-publishing.co.uk/

Shaun Stevens - Flintlock Covers: https://www.flintlockcovers.com/

Rotten Row Newsletter: https://anchor.fm/daniel-soule

BookBub - how to launch a new book: http://insights.bookbub.com/launch-book-using-bookbub-marketing-tools/

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Kirsten Oliphant/Create If Writing: https://createifwriting.com/author-platform-in-2021/

Wide for the Win on FB - excellent info about benefits of going wide and strategies https://www.facebook.com/groups/wideforthewin

Alex Newton - Kindle Daily Deals - are they worth it? Free video: https://k-lytics.com/kindle-daily-deals-monthly-deals/

Top 10 Publishing Trends for 2021 from Written Word Media: http://writtenwordmedia.com/the-top-...

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January 2, 2021 83 min

1) New non-fiction Goodreads page: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/20353090.P_Teague

2) Julie Cordiner's viral tweet: https://twitter.com/Julie_Cordiner/status/1342532905009086464

3) Check out my running pix: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/parkrun/

4) Robin Sharma Best 23 Lessons from 2020: https://www.robinsharma.com/article/my-best-23-lessons-from-2020

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December 26, 2020 90 min
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  • Every oyster comes with a little bit of grit 
  • Don’t put off what you can do now 
  • I’m parking retirement for another 5 years 
  • Don’t be afraid of the unknown - run towards the flames of adventure 
  • Writing is the perfect freedom job 
  • Freedom is the most important metric 
  • Make time to smell the roses 
  • Stuff changes all the time, so roll with the punches 
  • Remember to appreciate what you’ve got right in front of you 
  • Look for the perfect storm of...
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