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Book Marketing

19 Digital Marketing Podcasts That Make You a Better All-Round Digital Marketer from MailerLite: MailerLite not only lists the top online marketing podcasts but goes on to describe them. Use these strategies for your online book marketing efforts.

How to Write a Great Author Bio from Apex Magazine: The writer suggests that there are three rules to writing the perfect author. There are great tips here!

4 Tips to Market Your Book for Free by Chandrayan Gupta and from the Writing Cooperative: Written by a law student who writes crime thrillers, Chandrayan Gupta recommends four ways you can market your book for free. He has some great insights.

Email Marketing

The Ultimate Guide to Mailing Lists for Authors Part 2: Growing a Reader Mailing List from Alliance of Independent Authors: Self-Publishing Advice Center: This post discusses the ways you can encourage your readers to sign up for your email list. There are a lot of great examples here.

Impostor Syndrome

Who do you think you’re kidding? Writers’ dirty little secret — how to right-size Impostor Syndrome from Anne R. Allen: Do you suffer from impostor syndrome? You’re not alone. The antidote to it is in Anne R. Allen’s newest blog post.

Publishing

Most Common Reasons Authors Fail To Publish Their Work by Michelle Laurey and from Sabrina Ricci’s blog: Michelle Laurey tackles the main reasons why authors tend to not publish and offers solutions. It’s a great read.

Changes in Ebook Publishing Over the Last Decade and Possible Changes Ahead from Joanna Penn and with Len Edgerly: Len Edgerly hosts the Kindle Chronicles Podcast. In this episode Joanna and Len discuss the recent US Senate hearing on Big Tech and consider the possible changes ahead.

4 Lessons from 4 Years of Self-Publishing from Jane Friedman and by Deanna Cabinian: Self-publishing isn’t the easiest route an author can take but there are benefits. Learn about the “wins” this new author experienced.