Indie Author Magazine

Indie Author Magazine

When Writing Means Business, Indie Author Magazine is the guidebook for self-published authors taking charge of their writing career. Whether you've published or not, IAM brings you articles and information designed to save you time, money, and stress. Each month your host Indie Annie shares the full articles in the magazine for listening on-the-go. To subscribe to the print version of the magazine visit https://indieauthormagazine.com Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/indieauthormagazine/support

Episodes

October 10, 2023 97 mins

In this episode, we cover:


(00:00): Intro


(02:08): From the Editor in Chief, "Why Did You Pursue Independent Publishing?"


(04:27): "Unlocking Your Personalized Author Marketing Strategy: Building a Business That Resonates"


(06:34): Streamlining Your Marketing: 10 Tips for Automating Your Marketing Efforts


(20:00): Dear Indie Annie: How do I keep Up with it All?


(24:44): What’s Your...

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Dive into the dynamic world of social media strategy with this month's issue of Indie Author Magazine. In an era where 'Writing Means Business', we bring you the latest insights and tools to effectively navigate the digital landscape and connect with your readers.

In this episode, we cover:


(00:00): Intro


(01:04): "Indie Author Tools: Your One-Stop Resource for Writing and Marketing Success!"


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Dive into the world of editing and perfect your craft with this month's issue of Indie Author Magazine. In an industry constantly evolving, we bring you the tools and strategies to help enhance your work and reach your readers more effectively.


Immerse yourself in these key articles:


✓ Corner the Market: Amazon Attribution Links Remove the Guesswork from Your Ad Campaign by Steve Higgs

✓ Ready for Proofreading? Perfec...

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July 1, 2023 86 mins

Unlock the power of metadata and discover new ways to optimize your author website in this month's issue of Indie Author Magazine. As the world of indie publishing continues to evolve, we delve into the tools and strategies that can help you connect with readers and boost your sales.


Dive into these key articles:


✓ Mastering Amazon Attribution, the Tool that Changes the Ads Game for Authors

✓ Data Driven: Optimize You...

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June 1, 2023 107 mins

Dearest Listeners,


We cordially welcome you to another enlightening episode of Indie Author Magazine's podcast. This is your confidante, Indie Annie, here to escort you through a maze of literary wisdom and publishing insight.


This month, we delve into the delicate art of manuscript preparation and sharing with an article by Jenn Lessmann titled "Document Sharing Tips and Best Platforms for Delivering Your Manu...

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Greetings and salutations, dear listeners! This is your favourite sassy Aunt Indie Annie, bringing you the delightful melodies of the Indie Author Magazine Podcast, all the way from this side of the pond.


In this enchanting episode, we're embarking on an adventurous dive into the world of newsletter promotions. A veritable treasure chest of opportunities to boost sales and bring a certain joie de vivre to your authorial c...

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AI Advancements, The Intersection of Creativity & Technology, Publishing Industry Perspectives, and Author Empowerment

In this issue of Indie Author Magazine, explore the ever-evolving world of artificial intelligence and its impact on the writing and publishing industry. Delve into the benefits and risks of using AI in your writing process, learn about the ethical considerations, and discover how AI can become an indispensable...

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In this issue of Indie Author Magazine, find new strategies for reaching the finish line in your first draft. Tackle the question of which writing software works best, learn how you can escape the everyday with writing retreats that focus on your story, and rediscover the joys of creative storytelling and of being your book’s first reader.

Read three key articles:

✓ The Truth Behind Nonfiction: What It Takes to Write about Real Lif...

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Ready to boost your book sales and find your loyal fans? In this issue of Indie Author Magazine, learn to hone your email marketing tactics, pique your subscribers’ interest, and connect with new readers along the way—it all starts with an attention-grabbing newsletter, and it’s easier than you think.

Read three key articles:

✓ Four Simple Steps for Rolling out the Welcome Mat to Your Mailing List, with Guest Author Tammi Labrecque

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It’s the start of a new year, and to celebrate, we’re pulling together the best organizational and outlining strategies to set you on the path to success in 2023. Whether you’re looking to recharge and reset with resolutions to protect your health or are ready to reach for the stars with your book sales, IAM has the tools you need to prepare for your best year yet.

Read three key articles:

✓ Five Plotting Methods You Can Use in You...

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In this issue of Indie Author Magazine, learn how to plan for success by setting realistic goals for your author business. You’ll learn how to choose an author planner, keep track of writing time, and maximize your business day.

Read three key articles:

✓ Making The List: A Multi-Time Bestseller Recounts Her Road To The Top

✓ 10 Tips for: Choosing Your Perfect Planner

✓ Seven Steps To Your Perfect Five-Year Publishing Plan

You’ll a...

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In this issue of Indie Author Magazine, learn how to find new audiences and increase traffic to your books without spending a fortune on ads. A host of potential new readers are out there, and whether they’re in the mailing list of another author, attending a book-signing event, or scrolling through social media, we’ll tell you how to reach them.

Read three key articles:

✓ How to Prepare for Your First Signing Event as an Author

✓ ...

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October 7, 2022 84 mins

This issue of Indie Author Magazine Podcast is all about the money. Amid an uncertain economic climate, we hear from financial experts about the steps authors can take to better manage their cash flow, so you can feel more secure about your finances today and still prepare for growth tomorrow.

Hear three key articles:

✓ LLCs Made Simple: What You Need to Know about Starting Your Own Company

✓ Checks and Balances: When the Royalties...

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In this issue of Indie Author Magazine, dive into the best practices for marketing your books and growing your audience. Learn about the latest publishing trends as well as tried-and-true methods for attracting readers whether you’re sharing a new story or expanding the world of an established series.

Read three key articles:

✓ Marketing Homework Any Author Can Do to Boost Book Sales

✓ The Transformative Power of Transmedia Storyte...

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Advertising as an Indie Author, Where to Advertise Books, Working with Other Authors, and 20Books Madrid 2022 in Review

In this issue of Indie Author Magazine, learn how to make the most of your advertisements so you can put your books in more readers’ hands, plus the connections you can build with others in the industry that will propel your career to the next level.

Read three key articles:

✓ Advertising as an Indie Author: Where...

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Nonfiction Backlists, Backlist Sales, Improving Book Sales, Organizing Sales Data, Trigger Warnings in Books, How Authors Use Patreon, Dealing with Bad Reviews

Indie Author Magazine Featuring Nick Thacker
Earning More from Your Backlist, Improving Nonfiction Book Sales, Sales Data Monitoring, and Patreon for Indie Authors

In this issue of Indie Author Magazine, we highlight how you can boost interest in books you’ve already pub...

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Indie Author Magazine Featuring Tao Wong
Managing Your ARC Readers, Better Beta Reader Feedback, Reader Magnet Ideas, and Press Release Distribution

★ In this issue of Indie Author Magazine, we shine a light on the beta and ARC teams who’ll read your work first, plus all the marketing steps you can take before your story has even hit shelves. ★

Hear three key articles:

✓ Beta Readers vs. ARC Readers: The Differences, Explained

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★ In this issue of Indie Author Magazine, we examine email marketing to help you craft newsletters that will grab readers’ attention and keep them coming back for more. ★

Read three key articles: 
✓ JPG vs. TXT: Are Newsletters Better When They Include Images?
✓ Spring Cleaning Your Email List: Your Guide to Removing Bots, Dead Addresses, and Non-responders
✓ What Indie Authors Can Learn from Brandon Sanderson's Mu...

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Spring Cleaning Your Email List: Your Guide to Removing Bots, Dead Addresses, and Non-responders

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