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MyKitaab Podcast will help you in your journey of publishing and marketing your book. Your show's guests answer the question "I have written a book, how do I get it published in India?"
Host Amar Vyas interviews authors, editors, publishers and entrepreneurs in publishing. We talk about audiobooks, translations, productivity, book marketing, social media for authors, self publishing, and ebooks. The guests on this show include authorpreneur Joanna Penn, entrepreneurs Leonard Fernandes (Cinnamon Teal) and Mark Coker (Smashwords); Mark Lefebvre (Kobo), and Bestselling Authors, Karan Bajaj and Christopher Doyle.
MyKitaab Podcast has a new Home! Visit https://mykitaab.in to learn more

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MyKitaab Podcast will help you in your journey of publishing and marketing your book. Your show's guests answer the question "I have written a book, how do I get it published in India?"
Host Amar Vyas interviews authors, editors, publishers and entrepreneurs in publishing. We talk about audiobooks, translations, productivity, book marketing, social media for authors, self publishing, and ebooks. The guests on this show include authorpreneur Joanna Penn, entrepreneurs Leonard Fernandes (Cinnamon Teal) and Mark Coker (Smashwords); Mark Lefebvre (Kobo), and Bestselling Authors, Karan Bajaj and Christopher Doyle.
MyKitaab Podcast has a new Home! Visit https://mykitaab.in to learn more

    2: Amit Agarwal - Author, Speaker, Salespreneur

    2: Amit Agarwal - Author, Speaker, Salespreneur

    In this episode of MyKitaab Podcast, we hear from Amit Agarwal, author of The Ultimate Sales Accelerator. Amit shares his book writing, publishing, and most importantly, book marketing journey, in particular book signing at airport bookstores.

    • 37 min
    1: The Conzerv Story: Hema Hattangady and Ashish Sen

    1: The Conzerv Story: Hema Hattangady and Ashish Sen

    In this first episode of Season II of MyKitaab Podcast, Amar Vyas shares a lively discussion with Hema Hattangady and Ashish Sen, authors of the book "Lift Off: The Story of Conzerv". Listen to this discussion to learn about the book writing, publishing and editing experiences of the authors and also what Conzerv is all about.

    • 49 min
    115: Bengaluru Business Literature Festival 2019

    115: Bengaluru Business Literature Festival 2019

    This is a special episode of MyKitaab Podcast. To celebrate the Fifth Edition of Bengaluru Business Literature Festival (BBLF), Amar Vyas interviews the founder of BBLF, Benedict Paramanand.

    • 17 min
    114: Using the Power of Creative Commons: Himanshu Giri, Pratham Books

    114: Using the Power of Creative Commons: Himanshu Giri, Pratham Books

    Himanshu is the CEO of Pratham Books, a nonprofit organization that is in the space of Children's reading and education material. In this interview, Himanshu and I talk about his reasons for joining Pratham Books, publishing content under Creative Commons and the phenomenal growth of Pratham books (12,000 titles in 150 languages) over the past decade. This interview is in English, but the last five minutes are also in Hindi. 
    At the beginning of this episode, there is a new segment that we would like to introduce in the coming weeks: book reviews.
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    Listen to this very insightful interview from Michal on MyKitaab Podcast. You can subscribe to MyKitaab Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Castbox, Storiyoh, Stitcher and other fine places where you can consume your favourite episodes.

    • 54 min
    113: Michal Stawicki on Entrepreneurship, Coaching and Bookwriting

    113: Michal Stawicki on Entrepreneurship, Coaching and Bookwriting

    In episode 96 of MyKitaab Podcast, we talk to Michal Stawicki who is an author, coach, entrepreneur who has published over 2 million words over the past 7 years. He has been a past guest on MyKitaab Podcast, and in this episode, we talk about his evolution from an author to an authorpreneur. He and his wife have been able to leave their full time jobs, and they have been supplement their income from writing and related activities. 
    Listen to this very insightful interview from Michal on MyKitaab Podcast. 
    MyKitaab Podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Castbox, Storiyoh, Stitcher and other fine places where you listen your favourite podcasts. 
    You can of course listen to the podcast interviews and get the shownotes at https://mykitaab-podcast.com/michal-stawicki

    • 41 min
    112: What is the market for Audiobooks in India? Yogesh Dashrath, Storytel

    112: What is the market for Audiobooks in India? Yogesh Dashrath, Storytel

    Welcome to episode number 95 of MyKitaab podcast. Our guest is Yogesh Dashrath, who is the Country Manager for Storytel in India. Storytel is an audio book and ebook  publisher from Sweden.  Yogesh tells his own journey as an avid book reader and an audiophile, and Storytel's journey in India. We also discuss the evolution of the market for audiobooks in India. Specifically, the challenges he faced when he approached publishers and authors while trying to build up their audio book collection in India. We also talked about audiobooks in Indian languages, particularly Marathi and Hindi. This is the first ever interview of MyKitaab Podcast which has recorded it not one, not two, but three languages: English, Hindi and Marathi. This is a very, very exciting and high energy conversation which I am sure you would learn a lot from.
    As a special for MyKitaab listeners: you can try Storytel for FREE for 30 days! visit www.storytel.com/30days
    MyKitaab is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Castbox, Storiyoh, Stitcher and other fine places where you listen your favourite podcasts.You can of course listen to the podcast interviews and get the shownotes at https://mykitaab-podcast.com

    • 39 min

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Get advice about publishing your book

Kitaab means book in Hindi, so the podcast is all about publishing your book in India. Use this podcast to learn how to publish you're own book, how to market it, and how to be a successful writer.

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