Join us as we explore trending topics, discuss publishing industry news, and share expertise on how to self-publish a book successfully. IngramSpark’s Director Robin Cutler and Manager of IngramSpark’s Author Acquisition Program Justine Bylo will be joined by publishers and experts throughout essential fields in the publishing industry to provide you with self-publishing resources. These short episodes are an easy way to gain quick insights on how to self-publish your book. Visit www.ingramspark.com for more information.
Self-Publishing Q&A with Robin & Justine
In the final episode of Season 5, Robin and Justine answer questions from listeners around the world. Tune in to find out answers to commonly asked questions including:
How can I get book editing and cover design for my book? Is book translation a good idea? Can I publish on both IngramSpark and Amazon? And more!To learn more about self-publishing and marketing your indie book, visit IngramSpark at https://selfpub.is/33CoBDx.
Indie Publishing 101 with John Koehler
Interested in starting your self-publishing journey? Join Robin and Justine in an informative chat with indie publishing expert and author of the Pocket Guide to Publishing, John Koehler.
This episode is sponsored by Writer’s Digest, a comprehensive resource for professional and aspiring writers of all media, genres, and skill levels, helping ignite writers’ creative vision for 100 years. Learn more about the Writer's Digest self-publishing competitions at writersdigest.com/writers-digest-competitions.
Book Marketing Success Formula with Fauzia Burke
Fauzia Burke, founder of FSB Associates, has dedicated her career to mastering online marketing for authors. On today's episode, Fauzia discusses her secret formula for book marketing: Design + Engagement + Visibility = Success. Tune in to hear more about the latest trends in online marketing, social media, video promotion, and more.
To learn more about book marketing, check out the educational resources available at IngramSpark https://selfpub.is/33CoBDx.
Podcasting for Authors: Tips from Barrett Newsome
Interested in starting a podcast to reach more readers? Tune in to hear from Barrett Newsome, host of the wildly popular She & I Podcast, in a lively conversation covering everything you need to know to start your own podcast. Find out why authors should consider podcasting, the tools you need to record podcast episodes, how to attract listeners to your podcast, and more!
For more information on building your author platform, visit IngramSpark at https://selfpub.is/33CoBDx.
Finding Motivation to Write During COVID
Many authors are finding it difficult to focus on writing in the midst of the global pandemic. Grant Faulkner, Executive Director of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), chats with Robin and Justine about how writers are finding creative ways to ease their anxiety, stay motivated, and set realistic writing goals.
For more tips on writing, visit IngramSpark at https://selfpub.is/33CoBDx.
Highlighting Diverse Authors with Deon McAdoo
It's never been more important to highlight diversity in publishing. This week, Robin and Justine sit down with Deon McAdoo, a sales specialist at IngramSpark, to talk about IngramSpark's efforts to highlight multicultural authors.
You can shop IngramSpark's curated list of diverse and multicultural indie titles on Bookshop or Amazon. If you feel your IngramSpark book honors diversity in publishing, please contact Deon at email@example.com for list consideration.
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