Mark reads from a 2000 word article he wrote when asked to discuss publishing trends for 2022. Prior to the main content, Mark, using an AI voice double (Overdub) from Descript to speak the words he has typed, explains why he is using a voice double for the interstitial parts of the podcast, and also… Continue reading Episode 227 – Publishing Trends and Reflections for 2022
In this episode Mark shares details about the recent "A Canadian Werewolf in New York" promotion he ran in March 2021 centered around an International BookBub Deal. He also shares some articles with tips from BookBub and Written Word Media. Prior to the main content, Mark shares a word about this episode's sponsor. You can… Continue reading Episode 185 – Promotions: Results and Analysis
In this solo episode, Mark plays clips from a couple of other podcasts, shares some personal updates related to his own audiobook products, and goes neck deep into his thoughts about audiobooks for authors. The episode is sponsored by Findaway Voices. Some of the topics Mark covers in this episode include: How much he still… Continue reading Episode 63 – Wait. Did You Hear That? All About Audiobooks.
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
This episode is a solo one where Mark shares the 5 Ways mentioned in the title, and then goes on to reflect how the chat with T S Paul in the previous episode, combined with the concept of FREE helped inspire a new project that he is launching in April. The tongue twister this week… Continue reading Episode 14 – 5 Ways To Use Free To Optimize Your Author Platform