The podcast that helps authors make sense of all the social media marketing options out there and gives practical tips on how to sell more books and build loyal fans with social media. Based on award-winning marketer Chris Syme's 20+ years in marketing and bestselling indie author Becca Syme's self-publishing journey, the show features successful self-published authors and book marketing experts weekly.
Episode 136 - An Ending You'll Never Forget
In this episode, Chris and Becca talk about their favorite podcast episodes, what's next, and a very surprising announcement at the end.
Episode 135 - Welcome to the Marketing Rebellion
In this short ten-minute episode Chris talks about the new book by marketing wise guy Mark Schaeffer titled, Marketing Rebellion - the most human company wins. Schaeffer talks about the importance of adjusting to the new culture of buying: connecting with real humans. The book is filled with stories and data and cutting edge marketing advice.
Episode 134 - How Good Copywriting Sells More Books
In this episode Chris interviews author and copywriting expert Brian Meeks. Brian, best known for expertise on Amazon ads, has a new book on how to write winning ad copy that will sell more books. The episode starts with an update on Amazon’s new lockscreen ads that have many authors befuddled.
Episode 133 - the Best Book Promotions Tool Out There
In this episode Chris interviews Ricardo Fayet, one of the founders of Reedsy, about their new Book Promotions Services data base. This searchable data base helps authors find specific promotions that fit their platform level, their budget, and their goals.
Episode 132 - Taking Your Readers From Strangers to Super Fans
This reprise of our interview with David Gaughran on his blockbuster book Strangers to Super Fans is part of our Summer Blast From the Past. This show was one of the most downloaded podcasts we've done in three years. You won't want to miss!
In this episode, Chris interviews author David Gaughran about his new book, Strangers To Superfans. Chris calls this "possibly the best book marketing book ever," a must-read for authors at every level.
Episode 131 - How to Collaborate With Other Authors
Learn how you can partner with another author for a successful collaboration. We interview Honoree Corder, author and author coach whose successful collaborations include Hal Elrod, author of the bestselling Miracle Morning books.
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Valuable and practical!
Finished episode on Marketing Rebellion. Great takeaways. I am ready to follow and buy the book for more information. Thanks
Chris Syme is my go-to guru when it comes to book marketing, and just as I am considering a leap into podcasting, she does a series on starting a podcast! Thank you Chris!
Addicted to this one!
The Symes share a lot of useful info without a lot of fluff. I’m so glad they’ve led me to the Quitcast as well.