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Episode 150 – Anatomy of a Book Launch

In this episode, Mark shares the details of a recent book launch, including the series re-branding, the promotion efforts taken in the metadata, the third party promotion sites used, and also shares the good, the bad, and the ugly of the results. Prior to his personal update and the main content, Mark shares comments from… Continue reading Episode 150 – Anatomy of a Book Launch

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Episode 110 – Working with Libraries and Bookstores

In this episode Mark shares an interview that was conducted in the Draft2Digital offices for a Facebook Live video where Dan Wood interviewed Mark about his new book An Author's Guide to Working with Libraries and Bookstores. An Author's Guide to Working with Libraries and Bookstores This episode is sponsored by the Patrons of this… Continue reading Episode 110 – Working with Libraries and Bookstores

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Episode 99 – Getting Your Book Into Libraries

In this solo episode Mark talks about how authors can get their books into libraries in print, eBook and audiobook format. He covers the topic by discussing the triple A's of: AVAILABILITY, AWARENESS, and ACQUISITION. Pics from a Tomes of Terror: Haunted Bookstores & Libraries event in Hamilton Prior to the main topic of this… Continue reading Episode 99 – Getting Your Book Into Libraries

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Episode 87 – You, Your Book, And Bookstores

In this solo episode, Mark offers a perspective on bookstores, booksellers, and bookselling, and shares ideas on how authors can best get their books into bookstores. Prior to the topic, Mark shares a personal update about the move back upstairs to his renovated office, discusses a comment on a previous episode, reminds listeners about the… Continue reading Episode 87 – You, Your Book, And Bookstores

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Episode 85 – Annette Spratte on German Translations

In this episode Mark interviews Annette Spratte, a bilingual author living in Germany who has published books in various genres and languages, including a contemporary romance series self-published in English, a childrenā€˜s book series in German with three traditionally published books and two more scheduled for 2020. A historical romance will also be traditionally published… Continue reading Episode 85 – Annette Spratte on German Translations