How To Organize A Podcast Tour To Promote Your Recently Launched Book

Appearing on podcasts can easily become one of the single most effective efforts in your book marketing plan. With over 200,000 podcasts being recorded in the United States alone, the medium is a relatively new marketing platform that easily enables authors (or any other professional) to reach a wider audience than they ever would on their own digital channels. Many authors report seeing an instant spike in their Amazon sales after being interviewed by a podcast host, made possible especially by the fact that hosts select their guests based on whether or not the discussion would be of benefit to their audiences. In short, podcast hosts have already done the extra legwork of exploring a niche, building an audience and figuring out what they do and don’t respond to. All you have to do is show up, talk about your book and engage them!

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Ep 016: Honorée Corder: What’s the best writing method to follow when you’re co-writing a book?

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In today’s episode, we asked Honorée Corder about which writing methods were best to follow when co-authoring a book. As the author-entrepreneur behind over 20 books, including the bestselling You Must Write A Book, Honorée has worked with numerous co-authors, including the famed Hal Elrod. Join us as Honorée highlights the benefits of partnering with a co-author, how to pick the right one and the ideal practices to make the working process between the two of you more efficient.
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Ep 015: Morgan Gist Macdonald: Is it necessary to hire an editor if I have an excellent command over the English language?

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In this episode, we sit down with Morgan Gist Macdonald to highlight the importance of hiring an editor for your self-published book – even if you’ve got an excellent command over the English language! Morgan is the founder of Paper Raven Books and the bestselling author of Start Writing Your Book Today. Join us as she discusses how spelling and grammar mistakes can negatively impact your Amazon reviews, lead to lowered book sales, prevent you from signing traditional publishing deals and hinder your chances of collaborating with industry leaders in your field.
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8 Habits You Need To Break To Achieve Your Highest Ever Productivity Levels

Writer’s block and procrastination are two of the chief nuisances we hear about in our clients’ lives on a regular basis. From hitting a creative wall and being seemingly unable to move forward from it or relentlessly avoiding deadlines, these two grievances are easily the greatest obstacles that most authors face. We’ve all been there at some point or another, and have paid close attention to what works and what hasn’t while trying to get ourselves out of the unproductive mess we’ve found ourselves in.

Luckily, there are a couple of habits you can avoid in order to make the writing process easier for yourself – even if you’re predisposed to avoiding any and all forms of project commitment like the plague. Read More

Ep 013: Kathryn Jones: How to create a valuable team to support your book’s launch?

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Join us as we sit down with marketing guru Kathryn Jones to discuss how authors can build a valuable launch team to propel their book’s sales immediately after its release. As the bestselling author of Automate Your Routines, Guarantee Your Results, Kathryn employed her savvy marketing know-how to attract over 560 people to her first book’s launch team in April 2016. Their reviews and support enabled her book to hit Amazon’s bestseller list and drew significant attention to her business, Automate Academy. In our latest episode, Kathryn shares how to change your pitching perspective, cater to your audience’s interests and employ simple marketing tactics to ultimately build an actionable book launch team.
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Ep 012: Jaya Ramachandran: When there are so many books written by experts, who will read my book?

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In episode 12 of our podcast, we sat down with Jaya Ramachandran to discuss how authors can overcome self-doubt and stop comparing themselves to experts within their niche. As the bestselling author of Bounce Back With Power, Jaya Ramachandran quit her 9 to 5 job and has since become a serial entrepreneur in the self-development and coaching space. She highlights the importance of finding your authentic voice as an author, connecting with your audience and sharing content from your own perspective in order to produce a book that ultimately stands out from the pack.
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Ep 009: Derek Doepker: How can I create an audiobook if I don’t have the budget to hire a narrator?

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In Episode 9, we sit down with Derek Doepker to discuss the ideal methods for authors to narrate their audiobooks on their own. Derek is the bestselling author of 10 books, a self publishing veteran and the founder of popular fitness blog ExcuseProof.com. His books are available in audio format and he has narrated nearly all of them himself. Join us as Derek highlights several DIY ways for authors to voice their own audiobooks, whether they’re hoping to save money or simply connect with their audience on a more personal level.
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Ep 008: Lise Cartwright: How does one become an author if they don’t have the time or skills to write?

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In Episode 8, we sit down with Lise Cartwright to discuss alternative options to becoming an author for those who don’t have the time or skills to write.  Lise quit her job five years ago to become a full-time freelance writer. Since then, she has authored and impressive 28 books – and plans to write 10 more in 2017 alone! She also runs Hustle & Groove, a consulting business that helps convert blogs into profitable side businesses. Join us as Lise explains the difference between being a writer and an author, presents the option of “speaking” your book and highlights the power that angel writing services can provide to those who simply aren’t gifted with the written word.
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Ep 007: Scott Allan: What’s the best way to get reviews for your book as soon as you launch it?

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Scott Allan is the author of half a dozen bestselling books, including the recently released Do It Scared. With his extensive experience in promoting his work, he shares some of the tips and tricks he’s learned over the years when it comes to launching a book. Tune in as Scott explains how he managed to receive over forty 5 star reviews within the first week of launching his new book, as well as how to effectively put together a valuable book launch team. You’ll gain firsthand knowledge about how to build buzz around your new book, the importance of building a relationship with your readers and the 1000 fan rule in order to garner your most reviews ever!
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Ep 006: Jagadhees Thirumoorthy: How to create the discipline to write a book in spite of having a full-time job?

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Writing a book is one of the most time consuming tasks an individual can take on. It requires time, patience and energy – all of which is made more difficult when we have a multitude of other commitments to keep to in life! In today’s episode, we sit down with Jagadhees Thirumoorthy to discuss how he created the discipline to write his book, Conquer Your Dreams, in spite of having a full-time job as a marine engineer.

Join us as we discuss the three questions we ask ourselves before forming habits, including What, How and Why. Jagadhees explains that habits can become second nature to us if they’re backed by a strong enough cause and deadline,  and highlights how his often lonely environment at sea helped him achieve his book writing goals.
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