Welcome to the

Book Marketing Show

I'm Dave the Kindlepreneur, and this podcast is where I'll share the best tips and ideas. I'll also introduce you to some of the best book marketing and promotional minds in our industry as they provide a case study to each episode's lesson.

Listen, Learn, and Sell More Books!

Welcome to the

Book Marketing Show

Listen, Learn, and Sell More Books!

I'm Dave the Kindlepreneur, and this podcast is where I'll share the best   tips and ideas. I'll also introduce you to some of the best book marketing and promotional minds in our industry.

Lots of folks describe their idea or technique as a "game-changer". The Book Marketing Show isn't about playing games. Anyone can be a player; we want *our* listeners to be *winners*. My guests and I will help you discover the strategies successful self-pubbing insiders use. Come let us show you each week how to define your *own* game, where you can enjoy the same rewards and success we do.

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EpisodeCase StudyTitleCategoryPopularity
57
How to Make a Children’s Book
What to look out for when writing your first children’s book
Publishing ProcessNew
56
Using AMS Ads to Increase Your Sales (a Case Study)
How using my free AMS course and KDP software helped Michael Knight sell more books
Marketing StrategyNew
55
Book Price Hack that will Make You More Money
A little-known way to get higher royalties, even though your book may sell for a lower price
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54
Creatively Smart Ways to Come Up With Your Book Title
How to use market data to come up with a title that grabs the attention of potential readers
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53
Marketers & Coffee: Book Cover Mastery with Derek Murphy
What you need to know about DIY book cover designs versus using a service
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52
Amazon Link Anatomy and Why We Need to Understand This
How to properly use URLs to direct Amazon shoppers to your book in their country’s store
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51
The Cold Hard Truth About Book Marketing Services
The red flags and things to look for in a book marketing service
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50
IngramSpark vs Lulu: What’s the best for Hardcover book creation
The pros and cons of hardcover book creation platforms
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49
Using Fiverr for Book Covers - It’s Not What You Think!
Three tactics for deciding to use Fiverr for creating your book cover
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48
Marketers & Coffee: Author Conferences
How you can get the most from attending conferences as a book author
Platform Building
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47

Reviving a Dead Book Series (Case Study 3)
How better proofreading and rewriting can help a dead book become a success
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46

Social Media for Authors: Big Mistakes Many Make
Ways to use social media to sell more books without the need for paid ads
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45

Marketers & Coffee: Proofreading for Your Book
How proofreading can bring an extra layer of polish to your book
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44

Book Cover Font Secrets You Need to Know
How to use fonts to create a book cover that will truly stand out
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43

How to AB Test Your Book Title, Cover, and Description
How to get feedback and find the best title, cover, and description for your book
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42

My Keywords Aren’t Working and How to Fix that
3 main reasons your keywords aren’t working and how to assess words that will
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41

Marketers & Coffee: Audiobooks and should authors sell them?
3 big reasons authors should offer audio versions of their books
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40

Marketers & Coffee: How does Amazon handle Reviews?
How to get reviews with advanced copies while not breaking Amazon’s rules
Book Launchlllll
39


Book Press Releases and Do they Work?
How to use press releases, seasonal advantages, “Piggybacking and Newsjacking” to be everywhere
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38


New Book Market Playster and What Authors Need to Know
How spreading your books outside of Amazon could be more profitable for authors
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37


How Writing Books has Affected our Lives and Others
How writing books can open more opportunities you may never have thought of
Platform Buildingllllll
36


Amazon book review policies - Can we give a book for free for reviews?
How to get reviews using specific email lists to send advance review copies (ARCS)
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35


How to sell more on book markets other than Amazon
How to increase reader familiarity with your name and books on platforms other than Amazon
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34


Best Ways to get Fiction readers turned into Subscribers
How to use reader magnets and content upgrades to entice people to sign up for your email list
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33


Best ways to get nonfiction readers turned into subscribers
How to use content upgrades to entice readers to sign up for your email list
Platform Buildingllllllll
32


Do Book Awards Help to Sell More Books?
Using book nominations and awards to increase your sales and credibility as an author

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31


Marketers & Coffee: Facebook Ads vs AMS Ads
The pros and cons of using Facebook ads or AMS ads for your book
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30
At what price should you list your book?
The 5 major things to consider when setting a price for your book
Publishing Processllllll
29
Ways to Make More Money with Your Book
Learn about creating services and merchandise in addition to your book that readers can purchase as a means for additional income
Marketing Strategyllllll
28
How to Choose a Pen Name
Five things to think about when deciding to use a pen name for your writing
Platform Buildinglllll
27
Marketers & Coffee: Getting the Most out of AMS Ads with Brian Meeks
Learn how AMS ads work and how they can optimize them to help their books the most
Marketing Strategylllllll
26
When and How to Redesign Your Book Cover
Learn how to grab a shopper’s attention and give insight to what your book is about
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25
Constructing a Book Description
Learn how to how to construct a book description that will turn shoppers into buyers
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24
When and How to Change Your Book Title
How to give your published book a “facelift” by changing the title to better represent the content.
Relaunchlllll
23
Marketers & Coffee: Lessons learned publishing and marketing with Joanna Penn
Learn how Joanna Penn deals with self-doubt as a writer, tracks her progress, and reevaluates her goals to reach success with her writing.
Marketing Strategylllll
22
The Art of Getting an Author Picture for your Bio
How to capture the qualities that make up a good author picture for your bio.
Publishing Processlllll
21
Why every author needs to start an email list ASAP
5 strategies to help grow your email list for promoting your current and future books.
Platform Buildingllllllll
20
How to increase your profits when taking your book publishing rights back
Learn how Sasscer Hill made more money in the first month after taking her publishing rights back.
Relaunchllllllll
19
Marketers & Coffee: Mistakes Authors and Ourselves Have Made.
Identifying mistakes authors make with book covers, social media, and more.
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18
How to get your book listed in as many as 10 categories on Amazon
Increases your chances of achieving Best Seller status with your book by showing up in as many as 10 categories.
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17
Where to find Secret Niche Amazon Categories
How and when to send Amazon a request to be listed in additional niche categories.
Book Categorieslllll
16
The Power of Book Categories and Sales
How to distinguish a good category to list your book under and one that might not.
Book Categorieslllll
15
Using a Heat Map to figure out what Amazon Shoppers Look at
How utilizing a Heat Map can help maximize the most viewed areas of your Amazon book listing.
Marketing Strategyllllll
14
Listing Previous Books for More Sales with Steve Scott
Best practices and effective tips for listing your previous books to increase Amazon book sales.
Publishing Processlllll
13
Reviving a Dead Book (Case Study #1)
Take an old book from "Dead Book" status and revive it using a few strategic techniques.
Relaunchllllll
12
Setting Up a Book Publishing Company
Start a company to publish other people’s works and to prevent your financial assets from ending up in someone else's possession if sued.
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11
Creating a Symbiotic Package to Market and Sell Your Book
The Symbiotic Book Package helps tailor your book for a specific market looking for your content.
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10
KDP Print or CreateSpace?
Only one of this Print on Demand services is best for your book. Find out which one.
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09
How to Collaborate with Another Author
Learn how to collaborate with another author on a book, thus saving time and money while increasing your marketing capability.
Book Writinglllllll
08
How to Get Book Reviews without a following, email list or website
With this simple step by step process, you can start getting legal and legit book reviews in no time.
Book Launchlllllllll
07
Using Book Promotion Sites to Launch Your Book
Learn about book promotion sites, how they actually work, and how authors can use them in order to get their books to a large amount of readers.
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06
Using Box Sets To Create Mammoth Marketing Teams for Your Book
Learn how authors are banning together, putting their books in a box set, and using their collective marketing power to create powerhouse selling machines.
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05
How Authors Can Sell Their International Rights
Learn how authors can actually sell the rights to their books, but only to specific markets in the world.
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04
Kindle Select vs KU vs Other Markets: What's an Author To Do?
Learn about the benefits to KU and Kindle Select and figure whether you should use them, how to use them and when to use them.
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03
Book Category Selection and Finding Hot Niches
Learn how to select hot categories and research the market so that you can get your book discovered and listed as a #1 bestseller.
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02
Keyword Mastery for Nonfiction and Fiction Authors
Learn how to research and find the right keywords so that your book gets in front of the right shoppers at the right time.
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01
Book Marketing 101
With this, we'll break down book marketing so as to see how it has changed over the years, and how we can take advantage of the digital age of book publishing.
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Welcome to the Book Marketing Show
Find out exactly what I'll be delivering on every episode, what to expect and how I will help you sell more books.
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Episode 8: How to Get Book Reviews

                                           In this episodes, we’ll not only learn about reviews, and how they affect our sales, I’ll show you a tactic you can use to get book reviews even if you don’t have an email list, following or fans. But even if you do have those things, this tactic will still help you get even…

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Episode 6: Using Box Sets to Create Mammoth Marketing Teams for your Sales

In this episode we’re going to talk about how authors are banning together, putting their books in a box set, and using their collective marketing power to create powerhouse selling machines that propel them to super sales heights like USA Today Bestseller and even NYT bestselling status.

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Episode 5: How Authors Can Sell Their International Rights the Right Way

In today’s lesson, we’re going to learn about how authors can actually sell the rights to their books, but only to specific markets in the world.

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Kindle Select vs KU vs Mass Publication: What’s an Author to Do?

                                           In this episode, we’re going to explore the benefits of the programs KU, Kindle Select and the ability to sell your books on other markets. As many of you know, if you setup your book for KU or Kindle Select, you cannot put your book on other markets such as iTunes, Kobo, or Barnes…

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Episode 3: Book Category Selection and Finding Hot Niches

Learn how to select profitable categories for your book, how to figure out how many books you need to sell in order to be #1, and discover hot niches.

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Episode 2: Keyword Mastery for Nonfiction and Fiction Authors

Learn about kindle keywords and how they can help you get your book discovered by Amazon shoppers. Works for both Fiction and Nonfiction authors.

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Episode 1: Book Marketing 101

Learn about the big picture to book marketing and the 2 specific methods you can use right now to build your publishing career.

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Episode 0: Welcome to the Book Marketing Show Podcast

                                           Welcome to the first ever Episode of Kindlepreneur’s Book Marketing Show Podcast.  This is something I’ve wanted to create for years. But I didn’t want it to become just another podcast where I interview people and we talk broadly about their success as an author. Instead, I wanted to create something that dove deep…

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