Begin Self-Publishing Podcast

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This podcast will take you through how to self-publish your eBook onto Amazon, Apple and the other global eBook Stores, how to market a book and general online business techniques needed to be a successful self-publisher.

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http://beginselfpublishing.com
Description
This podcast will take you through how to self-publish your eBook onto Amazon, Apple and the other global eBook Stores, how to market a book and general online business techniques needed to be a successful self-publisher.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-08-12 04:51
last episode published
2019-07-31 06:30
publication frequency
11.35 days
Contributors
Tim Lewis author  
timlewis@stonehampress.com (timlewis@stonehampress.com) managing editor  
Tim Lewis owner  
Explicit
false
Number of Episodes
104
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Business Education Training Literature Arts

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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
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May King Returns

Discover how May King is getting along with her book writing process as she returns to the Begin Self-Publishing Podcast. You can find show notes here: https://beginselfpublishing.com/may-king-returns/
May King Tsang author
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A Quick Update

A quick update about the status of the show as we reach episode 150.
Tim Lewis author
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The End for Ben

We discover how Ben Roberts got on with his book release and say goodbye to Ben from the podcast.
Ben Roberts author
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Ep. 148: May King Mistakes

In this episode I talk to May King Tsang about how her book project is going and the mistakes she has made and why she is behind with the project. You can find show notes at https://beginselfpublishing.com/may-king-mistakes/
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Ben Approaches The Finish Line

In this show Ben Roberts is almost at the point of releasing his book. We talk about how he is going to launch his book and answer some questions he still has. You can see show notes at https://beginselfpublishing.com/ben-finish-line/
Ben Roberts author
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Niklas Myhr Joins the Show

I talk to Niklas Myhr, the Social Media Professor about his book project. He's already got funding to start the project putting him in prime position. You can find full show notes at https://beginselfpublishing.com/niklas-myhr-joins-the-show/ You can c...
Niklas Myhr author
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What is Success with May King Tsang

In this episode I talk to May King again about how she is going with writing her book and we talk about a whole number of subjects, including what categorises success for a book project. You can find show notes at https://beginselfpublishing.com/what-i...
May King Tsang author
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Is Ben Anakin?

In this show I interview Ben Roberts and discover where he is going to be the chosen one on the podcast and actually hit his book deadline in mid-February. You can find the show notes to this show at https://beginselfpublishing.com/is-ben-anakin/ You c...
Ben Roberts author
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Jen Needs to Catch Up

Jen Cole's behind in terms of her word count, but feels that she works best with a deadline so needs to catch up to meet her April 30th deadline. You can find full show notes here https://beginselfpublishing.com/jen-needs-to-catch-up You can contact th...
Jen Cole author
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It's Come to This: The Christmas Clip Show Special

It's Come to This: The Christmas Clip Show Special. A remixed, not entirely genuine interview with @andrewandpete... You can find the full transcript here : https://beginselfpublishing.com/andrewandpeteremixed/
Andrew and Pete author
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May King Plans for TEA Future

May King returns to the show talking about her plan to her book and Tim takes May King through what she needs to consider in actually writing the book. You can see show notes at https://beginselfpublishing.com/may-king-plans
May King Tsang author
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Ben Finishes His Manuscript

In this show, Ben Roberts has now completed his manuscript; we discover what he is working on now with his book and how the writing process has affected his life. You can find a transcript of the show at https://beginselfpublishing.com/ben-manuscript/
Ben Roberts author
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Holly Discovers the Final Steps

In this episode I talk to Holly Chessman about the final steps she needs to take her completed and edited manuscript and designed cover from her computer and into the Amazon store. A full transcript for this episode are available here: https://beginse...
Holly Chessman author
31.10.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/f/1/5/9/f159f72495410191/1400.jpg

Jen Finishes Her Plan

In this episode I talk again to Jen Cole about her book plan, which she has now completed and talk about the next steps in her book writing journey. https://beginselfpublishing.com/jen-finishes-her-plan/
Jen Cole author
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Social Media Networking Book Release

In this show I talk about my experiences in the release of my latest book and first non-fiction book, Social Media Networking. You can find full show notes at https://beginselfpublishing.com/social-media-networking-book-release/
Tim Lewis author
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Making TEA Right Book Decision with May King Tsang

In this episode I talk to May King Tsang, Twitter Supremo, tea pun aficionado and tea expert about what kind of book she should write out of the many ideas she has for a book. You can find a full transcription here: https://beginselfpublishing.com/may-...
May King Tsang author
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Meet Ben Roberts

Meet Ben Roberts, host of the Marketing Buzzwords Podcast - discover his publishing journey. He's already run a successful crowd-funding campaign for his book and now he's looking to self-publish the book. You can find show notes here: https://beginsel...
Ben Roberts author
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Jen Commits to Publish

In this show we begin the task of getting the multi-talented marketer Jen Cole to start writing a book by first committing to complete the project. http://beginselfpublishing.com/jen-commits-to-publish
Jen Cole author
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Format Change and Update

The Format of the Begin Self-Publishing Podcast is changing to add in many more tutorial shows where I follow/help people in their self-publishing journeys. http://beginselfpublishing.com/format-change-and-update
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A Quick Guide to Self-Publishing Part 6 - Marketing

In this show we conclude our quick guide to self-publishing by talking about Book Marketing, the greatest challenge to most self-publishers. Full show notes are available at http://beginselfpublishing.com/quick-guide-part6
Tim Lewis author
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A Quick Guide to Self-Publishing Part 5: Formatting

Continuing my Quick guide to Self-Publishing Series I talk about formatting, that is creating a version of your document that can be sold either as an eBook or as paperback. I talk about ePubs and mobi files for eBooks and PDF files for paperbacks. Sho...
Tim Lewis author
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A Quick Guide to Self-Publishing Part 4: Editing

In this part of the quick self-publishing guide I talk about the editing process : what editing is and why it matters; how to find an editor and how to choose the right one for you. You can find show notes at https://beginselfpublishing.com/quick-guide...
Tim Lewis author
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A Quick Guide to Self-Publishing Part 3 - Covers

In this part of the Quick Self-Publishing Guide I talk about book covers, fresh from the experience of creating the cover for my new book "Social Media Networking" Full show notes available at : https://beginselfpublishing.com/quick-guide-part3
Tim Lewis author
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A Quick Guide to Self-Publishing Part 2: Writing

In this second part of my audiobook about self-publishing I talk about the art of actually writing a book. How do you get that book finished? You can find full show notes here: https://beginselfpublishing.com/quick-guide-part2
Tim Lewis author
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A Quick Guide to Self-Publishing Part 1

Realising that if I create a test audiobook, I might as well serialise it on my podcast, I'm now releasing a series of shows with extracts from my new to-be-released audiobook The Quick Guide to Self-Publishing. In this show Preparing to Self-Publish. ...
Tim Lewis author
16.05.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/f/1/5/9/f159f72495410191/1400.jpg

Lesbian Fiction with Harper Bliss & Caroline Manchoulas

In this interview we talk to Harper Bliss & Caroline Manchoulas, successful Lesbian Romance authors about Lesbian fiction and it's differences to normal fiction. You can find full show notes at https://beginselfpublishing.com/lesbian-fiction-harper...
Harper Bliss & Caroline Manchoulas author
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Behind the Scenes of the Begin Self-Publishing Podcast

In this show I give you a behind the scenes glimpse of how I put to together the Begin Self-Publishing Podcast and the equipment I use to make the show.  You can find full show notes at https://beginselfpublishing.com/behind-scenes
Tim Lewis author
18.04.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/f/1/5/9/f159f72495410191/1400.jpg

Time to Kill the Sacred Cow

In this episode I talk about killing my sacred cow of not trading time for money as I'm going to start offer a limited amount of consulting calls. What Sacred Cows do you have? Are they still valid? Do you need to kill the sacred cow? You can find the ...
Tim Lewis author
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What’s Working Now with Facebook Ads with Azriel Ratz

We talk to Azriel Ratz about how to best use Facebook Ads to sell books, discussing whether it even makes sense and how much you need to spend and how best to go about doing it.
Azriel Ratz author
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The Power of Confidence

In this show I talk about the importance of having confidence in your product and how not having it can affect sales, regardless of the quality of your book. http://beginselfpublishing.com/power-confidence
Tim Lewis author
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Talking About My Own Books for a Change

I haven't talked much about my own books on this show. I lost confidence in them, and I shouldn't have done. In this episode I talk solely about my books. Full show notes are available at http://beginselfpublishing.com/my-own-books
Tim Lewis author
21.02.2018 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/f/1/5/9/f159f72495410191/1400.jpg

The Looming Storm of GDPR with Annabel Kaye

GDPR or the General Data Protection Regulations are new EU regulations affecting how small businesses can use customer data - especially e-mail address lists. I talk to Annabel Kaye about the issues involved for self-publishers. You can find full show ...
Annabel Kaye author
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The Forgotten Bits of Marketing with Roger Edwards

Roger Edwards is an experienced marketer and I talk to him about the bits of marketing that tend to get overlooked - those bits like research that aren't about communication or advertising. You can find full show notes at http://beginselfpublishing.com...
Roger Edwards author
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Twitter for Authors with Ian Sutherland

In this show I talk to Ian Sutherland who has been using Twitter to grow his author platform for several years. I talk to him about how his Twitter strategy has needed to change due to Twitter clamping down on automated tactics and his new Author Platf...
Ian Sutherland author
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Self-Publishing in 2018 with Paul Teague

I talk with fellow self-publishing Podcaster, Paul Teague, about how things have turned out in 2017 and what we reckon will happen in 2018. Full show transcription is available here: http://beginselfpublishing.com/self-publishing-2018-paul-teague/
Paul Teague author
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Great Content with Andrew and Pete (Christmas Special)

In this not entirely serious Christmas show I talk to zany expert marketers Andrew and Pete about how to improve your content to make it stand out. Full Show Notes can be found at http://beginselfpublishing.com/great-content-andrew-pete-christmas-speci...
Andrew and Pete author
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Writing Educational Books with Olly Richards

In this show I talk to Olly Richards about how he has built a company selling self-published language books.  Starting with self-publishing in the Kindle Gold Rush, he got disillusioned and started a language training company.  Then he started using hi...
Olly Richards author
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The Secrets of Story for Business with Park Howell

In this show I talk to Park Howell who teaches people how to use their stories to improve their marketing and business. It's ironic that many fiction authors don't use story very well in their marketing. This interview should help change that for some....
Park Howell author
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Descriptions that Pop with Laura Petersen

Writing great book descriptions is an art. Something that you can either outsource to a copywriter or do yourself, if you take the time to do it. Don't just write any old rubbish at the last minute. Find out how to write great book descriptions with th...
Laura Petersen author
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Amazon Advertising with Mark Dawson

How can you use Amazon Advertising to promote your books? Find out as I interview Books Ads Supremo Mark Dawson about how to use Amazon and Bookbub advertising for your books. Find the full show notes at http://beginselfpublishing.com/amazon-advertisin...
Mark Dawson author
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Mobile Video with Amanda Webb

Learn how to do video just with your mobile phone in this interview with Social Media Expert Amanda Webb. My guest on this episode is Amanda Webb, who's somebody I've met at multiple conferences.   The purpose of today's episode is to talk about mobile...
Amanda Webb author
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Imposter Syndrome and Limiting Beliefs with Clare Josa

In this episode, I talk to Claire Josa, who is the author of Dare To Dream Bigger, and an expert on overcoming limiting beliefs. The irony is that she actually tells quite often the story about her own failures in feeling like an imposter within the bo...
Tim Lewis author
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Writing and Pitching Screenplays with Charles Harris

In this episode I talk to Charles Harris, an experienced Screenplay Writer, Filmmaker and now best-selling novelist about how to write and pitch Screenplays, which as we discover are quite a different beast to novels.  His first novel is the Breaking o...
Tim Lewis author
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Fiction Editing with Louise Harnby

In this show I talk to Louise Harnby, an experienced Fiction editor and proof-reader about how to get the most from an editor for your work of fiction. You can find show notes at http://beginselfpublishing.com/fiction-editing-louise-harnby
Tim Lewis author
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Overcoming the Economic Problem

In this episode I talk about overcoming the fundamental economic problem - how to prioritise what to spend your money and time doing as an author. Long term listeners to this show will know that every now and then I do a solo show where I talk about so...
Tim Lewis author
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They Ask, You Answer for Fiction with Marcus Sheridan

In this episode and I talk to Marcus Sheridan who is the owner of a swimming pool company who suddenly learned in the days when his business was suffering in the recession that by creating an absolutely amazing blog just about the questions people have...
Marcus Sheridan author
26.07.2017 http://static.libsyn.com/p/assets/f/1/5/9/f159f72495410191/1400.jpg

The Latest on the Kindle Store with Alex Newton

In this episode I talk again to Alex Newton of K-Lytics about what is happening in the Amazon Kindle Store in terms of what categories are doing well and badly. You can find full show notes at http://beginselfpublishing.com/latest-kindle-store
Alex Newton author
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Non-Fiction Editing with Denise Cowle

In this episode I talk to Denise Cowle, a non-fiction editor based in Scotland.  We talk about what the difference is between copy-editing and proofreading and what you need to look for in an editor. You can find full show notes at http://beginselfpubl...
Denise Cowle author
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Writing in a Foreign Language with Helena Halme

In this episode I talk to acclaimed Finnish author Helena Halme about her experiences of writing and self-publishing in English. You can find show notes at http://beginselfpublishing.com/writing-foreign-language
Helena Halme author
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Website Security with Chris Varnom

In this episode I talk to WordPress security expert Chris Varnom about how to make sure your website is secure.  Invariably I see on a monthly (and sometimes weekly) basis reports of author websites being hacked, so I thought this was an important topi...
Chris Varnom author