Self-Publishing with Dale

Self-Publishing with Dale

Learn how to publish books that sell and build an unstoppable author brand. The Self-Publishing with Dale Podcast is devoted to teaching you relevant and up-to-date information in the world of self-publishing. Subscribe today!

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August 8, 2022 21 min

While most Amazon KDP account holders rejoiced over the recent addition of A+ content, they missed a few other hidden and unused features on the Kindle Direct Publishing platform. Are you looking to sell more books? Do you need a few more tips for marketing your self-published book? Then, find out how you can make the most of KDP with these unique options.

 

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    Successful self-published author Joanna Penn stopped by to discuss writing craft ideas, her view on being prolific and how to find your voice. While Joanna is a GREAT resource for self-publishing, I wanted to chat with her more about fiction writing, so I could tune up my skills. Please, if you enjoy this channel or this interview, be sure to visit her site and podcast on YouTube. She's a legend and an incredibly generous human...

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    After reading the entire KDP terms and conditions, I found a few guidelines and rules to be weird and possibly misunderstood. We're going to deep dive into the Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing rules and review some terminology, creating confusion.

     

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  • The Amazon Self Publisher – https://DaleLinks.com/SelfPubBook
  • Subscribe to Self-Publishing with Dale on YouTube at https://DaleLinks.com/...
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    Do you want to know how to use Instagram for authors? Then, you'll love horror writer, Christine M. Germain, and her insights about growing her Instagram following to over 26,000 followers. And, these aren't just empty followers! They ACTUALLY engage with her content. 

    Also, get tips on writing horror and find out additional prompts on how to write better suspense scenes.  

    Christine M. Germain is an entrepreneur and award-...

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    Are you self publishing on Amazon KDP, but unable to sell more books? Would you like to know the best marketing strategies and tips for indie authors to succeed on Kindle Direct Publishing? Then, let's deep dive into some of the best tools and tactics to level up your Amazon KDP business today!

    - Uscreen - https://DaleLinks.com/Uscreen

     

    *Our participation in the Uscreen affiliate program provides us with compensation for anyti...

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    Recently, host of  @The Writing Community Chat Show , Chris Aggett launched the two-hundredth episode of his podcast. We sit down and talk to him about lessons he learned, people he admires and what it takes to produce over 200 podcasts related to the writing community. 

    The Writing Community Chat Show - https://www.youtube.com/c/TheWritingCommunityChatShow 

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    The Courtney Project is a YouTube channel I stumbled over a few years ago as author Lyra Parish shared her experience as an author while carrying a day job. As time went on, we witnessed her execute a plan to quit her day job to write books for a living. Find out what advice she gives about quitting your job, if you should be publishing videos on YouTube, and other tips for indie authors. 

  • The Courtney Project - https://www.youtube...
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    How much does it cost to self publish on Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing in 2022? Do the royalties   suit the upfront investment? While you get decent pay, upon further research, you'll find KDP is doing something altogether different for your book. Find out if the true cost of self-publishing on Amazon KDP is worth it today.

     

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    Alessandra Torre is a prolific romance novelist who organized the writers conference, Inkers Con. Get some insights as to why she puts together this conference, how she tries to deliver something for everyone, and why the digital edition of the conference is the biggest event yet! 

    Inkers Con - https://www.inkerscon.com/

    Use coupon code: DALE22 for $50 off at checkout!

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    Though you can format your book's interior, I still recommend hiring a professional to do it for you. Book typesetting and formatting requires years of experience and practice. And you simply can't leave your reading experience to chance or lenient readers. That's why I'll share the five best book formatting services I've used. 

  • Draft2Digital - https://DaleLinks.com/D2D 
  • Reedsy - https://reedsy.com/write-a-book 
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    S.D. Huston hosts a channel devoted to writing and self publishing. From her humble beginnings as a teacher to her beginnings on YouTube, listen in as S.D. (aka Shanon) shares her journey. Right now, she's organizing a massive free virtual event for writers called the Authortube Writing Conference. Find out more about it in this interview.

  • S.D. Huston on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/c/SDHuston
  • Authortube Writing Conference ...
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    Are you looking for graphic designers who can do the best book cover design? Then, consider these options before ordering your next book cover. You'll also learn how to craft the perfect design brief, how to communicate with your designer and so much more!

  • Fiverr Cover Designers - https://DaleLinks.com/BookCovers 
  • Archangel Ink - https://DaleLinks.com/ArchangelInk 
  • The Urban Writer - https://DaleLinks.com/UrbanWriters (code: DALE...
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    Are you publishing low content books? Would you like to hear insights from an established video creator who specializes in the low content book publishing space? Find out more about host of The Home Boss on YouTube, Nuria Corbi.

  • Nuria Corbi's site - https://thehomeboss.com
  • The Home Boss on YouTube - https://youtube.com/c/thehomeboss
  • Children's book course: https://dalelinks.com/nuria 
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    Since first publishing in 2014, I've gone to one place repeatedly for my self-publishing needs - Fiverr. But, this freelance platform can be difficult to understand and use for first timers. That's why I'll share how I find the best freelancers on the platform and what I do to keep working with them. 

    Fiverr - https://DaleLinks.com/List  

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    Nader Sabry is a world-renowned and highly sought-after consultant in the world of growth hacking. Just what is growth hacking? And, can these strategies help your author business? Find out more in this exclusive interview with the growth hacking expert, Nader Sabry. 
  • Nader Sabry - https://NaderSabry.com 
  • Ready. Set. Growth Hack (book) - https://ReadySetGrowthHack.com 
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    In this week's news segment we discuss the growth of digital publishing and the decline of print book sales. Also, find out how Streetlib expanded its reach, Kobo supports Arabic now, and how Findaway Voices and Draft2Digital will be celebrating National Audiobook Month. And, hey, even more details! Listen in!

  • Write Publish Profit 5.0 - https://DaleLinks.com/Profit
  • Book Brush on IG - https://www.instagram.com/bookbrushforauthors...
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    Kindlepreneur mastermind Dave Chesson shares his thoughts on developing Publisher Rocket and his latest writing software, Atticus. Get unique insights into the growth of Kindlepreneur, Publisher Rocket's latest update that is a game-changer, and what's next for Dave and his team.

  • Publisher Rocket - https://DaleLinks.com/Rocket
  • Kindlepreneur on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/c/Kindlepreneur/
  • Kindlepreneur - https://Kindlepr...
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    Catrina Taylor is an indie author building a strong community of writers through her platform on Twitch. We discuss her motivation behind working with so many authors, building an online virtual conference, and why she doesn't view her work as "networking." 

    Check out Catrina on Twitch at https://Twitch.tv/TheLadyWrites.

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    Are you self publishing a book online and not sure what tools you can find for free? Then, check out the five best free tools and resources. Whether you need Amazon Kindle research or ways to track your earnings, these tools are right for you!

     

  • - Books2Read - https://books2read.com/
  • - Book Report - https://getbookreport.com/
  • - Pixabay - https://pixabay.com/
  • - Pexels - https://pexels.com/
  • - Canva - https://dalelinks.com/canva
  • - Kindlepr...
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    Imagine spending over $26,000 to publish your book only to find out you've been taken for a ride. What if you had someone in your corner who has your best interests at heart? Enter April Cox. Host of the YouTube channel, Self-Publishing Made Simple, April has helped scores of children's book authors break into self-publishing. Her gentle yet honest approach to coaching is refreshing and she has former students who can back ...
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