Building Book Buzz: An Interview with Jody Hedlund

EPISODE 250I Welcome to the 250th episode of the show! Today’s guest is Jody Hedlund, author of the new Come Back to Me, a time crossing historical romance. Jody tells us a little about her new series and then jumps into how she creates buzz for her books. Her ideas will work for both traditionally…

The First SPS Live Event: An Overview

EPISODE 186T This week I attended the first ever live event hosted by the Self Publishing Show podcast with Mark Dawson and James Blatch. It was awesome!! First of all, there is nothing like being with your people, the folks who “get” you, who don’t have a blank look on their face when you talk…

025T – Loving Your Readers Via Personal Contact

Episode 025T Loving Your Readers Via Personal Contact

In this second of two parts, I talk about ways to show your readers some love – because it’s near Valentine’s Day! 😀  You can: Ask their opinion, create a survey Offer a free autographed book to a random winner of those who answered the survey Ask if readers want to be on your beta…

022T – Loving Your Readers Via a Newsletter

Episode 022T Loving Your Readers Via a Newsletter

Since it’s nearly Valentine’s Day, I thought it would be fun to talk about how to show the love to your readers over the next two weeks. I always suggest creating and consistently sending out a newsletter, but many people struggle with what to say. Here are a few ideas: Offer a free ebook or…