In this solo episode, Mark talks about two specific examples from his own publishing experience, where having a crappy cover didn't help book sales. He walks through the back-story for the eBooks in question, his reasoning behind the initial crappy cover (which he didn't realize was crappy in the first place) as well as the… Continue reading Episode 36 – It’s Not You, It’s Your Crappy Book Cover
In lucky episode 13, Mark interviews author T S Paul about not listening to people who told him he was “crazy” with the ideas he had for his writing plan. T S Paul (AKA, Scott) writes Science Fiction, Space Opera, Military, Cookbooks, and Paranormal Fiction. His books used to be exclusively available thru Amazon Kindle… Continue reading Episode 13 – Going Your Own Way with T S Paul
In the introduction, Mark talks about the newly announced Book2Pod service announced by Jim Kukral on the Sell More Books Show podcast and shares two of the voices available (Nigel and Jessica) to talk about one of the things he likes best about it (freeing authors to be able to work on their next book).… Continue reading Episode 007 – Picturing Creative Balance with Scott King
Today's episode is a solo one, rather than an interview. I wanted to do a solid reflection, or perhaps even a rant, on something I've been thinking about a lot, especially in the last few weeks. This episode is entitled "What's Wrong With Indie Publishing" or perhaps, "3 Things I Worry About And That I… Continue reading Episode 006 – What’s Wrong With Indie Publishing?
Mark interviews Sinead McElhinney, PR Coordinator on the Communications team from Rakuten Kobo in Toronto, Ontario about some interesting reading data that Kobo released near the end of 2017. They discuss the analysis of reading data, understanding core eBook readers better, as well as some of Sinead’s favorite things about her role in the book… Continue reading Episode 003 – Reading Data with Sinead McElhinney from Kobo