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Learn how to publish books that sell and build an unstoppable author brand. The Self-Publishing with Dale Podcast is devoted to teaching you relevant and up-to-date information in the world of self-publishing. Subscribe today!

Self-Publishing with Dale Dale L. Roberts

    • Business
    • 4.8 • 59 Ratings

Learn how to publish books that sell and build an unstoppable author brand. The Self-Publishing with Dale Podcast is devoted to teaching you relevant and up-to-date information in the world of self-publishing. Subscribe today!

    Book Marketing on Instagram with Andy Slinger

    Book Marketing on Instagram with Andy Slinger

    Are you thinking about branching out on social media in search for more readers and increased book sales? Then, grab a seat and listen to the latest interview with indie author and Instagram influencer, Andy Slinger. Get more ideas and strategies for authors who are marketing their books through Instagram.
    Andy Slinger - https://AndySlinger.com

    • 20 min
    Apple Audiobooks Pivots to AI Narration?! | Self-Publishing News (Jan. 23, 2023)

    Apple Audiobooks Pivots to AI Narration?! | Self-Publishing News (Jan. 23, 2023)

    This week we discuss Apple's bold move to include AI-narrated audiobooks as a cost-effective solution for cash-strapped indie authors...find out more about book marketing with no money...Kindle Vella bonus pool maintains month over month...IngramSpark and KDP are the perfect combo according to ALLi...and so much more!
    Sources:
    Apple says it is committed to book narrators, expands AI reading anyway - https://appleinsider.com/articles/23/01/13/apple-says-it-is-committed-to-book-narrators-expands-ai-reading-anyway ZERO Budget Book Marketing - https://selfpub.substack.com/p/zero-budget-book-marketing SiteGround - https://DaleLinks.com/SiteGround Learn How to Write Faster - https://kindlepreneur.com/how-to-write-faster/ How to Boost Resilience and Beat Burnout - https://www.writtenwordmedia.com/speaker-series/ A cheat code for your business as an author - https://storyoriginapp.com/blog/dale-roberts-case-study Best Publishing Trends for Self-Published Authors to Explore in 2023 - https://pufferprint.com/index.php/2022/12/12/top-publishing-trends-of-2022-to-follow Can I Use IngramSpark and KDP Together? - https://selfpublishingadvice.org/can-i-use-ingramspark-and-kdp/ Creating a Plan to Get onto a National Bestseller List - https://blog.reedsy.com/stories/brad-aronson/ Kindle Vella December bonus pool - https://www.kdpcommunity.com/s/question/0D58V00007LesAPSAZ/kindle-vella-december-bonus-announcement?language=en_US Growing Your Readership By Writing Series Fiction - https://event.webinarjam.com/register/46/kozgpf2o THE SELF-PUBLISHING HUB - https://theselfpublishinghub.com/ Most outbound links financially benefit the channel through affiliate programs. We only endorse programs, products or services we use and can stand confidently behind.

    • 21 min
    What Your Author Business NEEDS for Success | Terry Pappy

    What Your Author Business NEEDS for Success | Terry Pappy

    While indie authors should be great writers and excellent marketers, many fail because they lack a few of the common ingredients shared among successful authors. Sit down and listen in on a chat with Terry Pappy as she breaks down what it takes to level up your author business with practical advice.
    Terry Pappy - https://TPappy.com 

    • 23 min
    KDP Select Giving Authors Record Payouts | Self-Publishing News (Jan. 16, 2023)

    KDP Select Giving Authors Record Payouts | Self-Publishing News (Jan. 16, 2023)

    Let's talk about all the relevant updates and news in the world of self-publishing. KDP Select hits all-time records...Written Word Media shares the top 10 publishing trends of 2023...Overdrive lending library is breaking records too...Amazon Advertising offers attribution for ads...author caught faking her death then writes about it...and so much more.
    The Self-Publishing Hub - https://TheSelfPublishingHub.com  The Top 10 Publishing Trends for 2023 - https://www.writtenwordmedia.com/the-top-10-publishing-trends-for-2023/  Overdrive Figures for 2022 Demonstrate Digital Popularity - https://selfpublishingadvice.org/self-publishing-news-overdrive-figures-for-2022-demonstrate-digital-popularity/  Romance novelist accused of faking her death - https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-64179548  IngramSpark January 2023 Newsletter - https://www.ingramspark.com/last-chance-special-pricing-ends-soon  KDP Select Global Fund - https://kdp.amazon.com/en_US  Where are your book sales are coming from? - https://InkersCon.com  The Fictionary Podcast - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL0nIVVzY380OCEva6W1i94GZh8yxwIVyT  eBookFairs - https://DaleLinks.com/eBookFairs (affiliate link) Most outbound links financially benefit the channel through affiliate programs. We only endorse programs, products or services we use and can stand confidently behind.

    • 16 min
    Dyslexic Author Crushes Book Marketing on TikTok | Wayne Blinko

    Dyslexic Author Crushes Book Marketing on TikTok | Wayne Blinko

    Wayne Blinko is a science fiction author with a little secret - he's dyslexic. Find out how he writes his books, what extra work he has to go through, and how he recently found a genius way for book marketing on TikTok. Sit down and listen in on a fun interview with W.A. Blinko.
    Wayne Blinko - https://wayneblinko.com

    • 22 min
    Publishing Audiobooks On Spotify | Self-Publishing News (Jan. 9, 2023)

    Publishing Audiobooks On Spotify | Self-Publishing News (Jan. 9, 2023)

    Spotify acquired Findaway Voices about a year ago, and now we're seeing positive steps in them establishing themselves as a viable alternative to ACX. Also, find out what Written Word Media shared about author earnings in 2022...new public domain work rolled out...and so much more.
    Links & Sources:
    Book Award Pro - https://DaleLinks.com/BookAwardDeal  HUGE Updates for Amazon KDP Publishing - https://youtu.be/0FCAWf2jMc4  What Are the Highest Indie Author Earners Doing? - https://selfpublishingadvice.org/self-publishing-news-5/  PublishDrive/Kobo Promo - https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe842tOVP26sfYdzgdRVRZTFJCV68zKePbiB0HRfYsNS459mA/viewform  2022 Year in Review: The Year of Joining Forces - https://www.draft2digital.com/blog/2022-year-in-review-the-year-of-joining-forces/  The Hot Sheet - https://hotsheetpub.com  January 1, 2023 is Public Domain Day - https://web.law.duke.edu/cspd/publicdomainday/2023/  Canada extends copyright protection - https://globalnews.ca/news/9383379/canada-copyright-protection-20-years/  Create Your Ultimate Authorship Plan for 2023! - https://event.webinarjam.com/register/45/15yg6tp8  Voices Distribution Agreement - LATEST - file:///C:/Users/ptdal/Downloads/Findaway_Voices_Digital_Distribution_Agreement_(9.7.2022).pdf  Spotify Promo Cards - https://blog.findawayvoices.com/spotify-promo-cards/  Giveaway Codes on Spotify - https://blog.findawayvoices.com/giveaway-codes-on-spotify/  STATE OF THE SANDERSON 2022 - https://www.brandonsanderson.com/state-of-the-sanderson-2022/  THE SELF-PUBLISHING HUB - https://theselfpublishinghub.com/ 

    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

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59 Ratings

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Great content!!

I just discovered this podcast as I’m close to publishing my first book. It’s fantastic! Great content. Dale describes the content in a very simple, easy to understand approach. Length of each topic is perfect. It’s been so helpful in my journey to published author!

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