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Self Publishing Journeys - Paul Teague's Writing & Book Marketing Podcast

Self Publishing Journeys - Paul Teague's Writing & Book Marketing Podcast

By Paul Teague
This podcast charts Paul Teague's self-publishing journey, from writing his first book to achieving his first 5-figure earnings months. Episodes cover writing, editing, marketing, time management, author platform strategies, business issues & much more. You'll also find the archive for The Self-Publishing Journeys podcast here, a show aimed specifically at indie authors and featuring interviews with self-published writers and providers of author services. This show uses affiliate links: https://paulteague.net/disclosure/
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S3, Ep2 Paul's Podcast Diary for Saturday 16th January 2021
Julie Stock - Clued-Up Publishing: https://clued-up-publishing.co.uk/ Shaun Stevens - Flintlock Covers: https://www.flintlockcovers.com/ Rotten Row Newsletter: https://anchor.fm/daniel-soule BookBub - how to launch a new book: http://insights.bookbub.com/launch-book-using-bookbub-marketing-tools/
41:13
January 16, 2021
S3, Ep1: Paul's Podcast Diary for Saturday 9th January, 2021
Kirsten Oliphant/Create If Writing: https://createifwriting.com/author-platform-in-2021/ Wide for the Win on FB - excellent info about benefits of going wide and strategies https://www.facebook.com/groups/wideforthewin Alex Newton - Kindle Daily Deals - are they worth it? Free video: https://k-lytics.com/kindle-daily-deals-monthly-deals/ Top 10 Publishing Trends for 2021 from Written Word Media: http://writtenwordmedia.com/the-top-ten-publishing-trends-every-author-needs-to-know-in-2021/ Torrevieja & Covid: https://www.informacion.es/vega-baja/2020/12/28/torrevieja-registra-menor-tasa-casos-26820763.html Spanish Autonomo & tax: https://www.benidormseriously.com/how-to-register-for-autonomo
1:25:42
January 9, 2021
2021 Self-Publishing Preview
1) New non-fiction Goodreads page: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/20353090.P_Teague 2) Julie Cordiner's viral tweet: https://twitter.com/Julie_Cordiner/status/1342532905009086464 3) Check out my running pix: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/parkrun/ 4) Robin Sharma Best 23 Lessons from 2020: https://www.robinsharma.com/article/my-best-23-lessons-from-2020 Recommended podcasts Story Studio Podcast: https://www.storystudiopodcast.com/ The Authorpreneur Podcast: https://authorpreneurpodcast.com/podcast/ The Rebel Author Podcast: https://sachablack.co.uk/the-rebel-author-podcast/
1:23:00
January 2, 2021
Christmas 2020 Review of the Year
1) Bible Pathway Adventures product catalogue: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1W8-tlKcKdLLcFpxLlwNCH_zZvjI8O4so/view?usp=sharing 2) Ron Vitale's Estonia e-residency article: https://greatcareersphl.org/2020/09/06/embracing-the-digital-world-with-e-residency/ 3) Avoid losing book reviews - Alex Newton of K-Lytics: https://k-lytics.com/video-vault/amazon-link-anatomy-for-books/
1:30:37
December 26, 2020
10 thoughts inspired by packing up my possessions and moving to Spain for 5 months during a global pandemic
Every oyster comes with a little bit of grit  Don’t put off what you can do now  I’m parking retirement for another 5 years  Don’t be afraid of the unknown - run towards the flames of adventure  Writing is the perfect freedom job  Freedom is the most important metric  Make time to smell the roses  Stuff changes all the time, so roll with the punches  Remember to appreciate what you’ve got right in front of you  Look for the perfect storm of opportunity and grasp it   I will have 2 x special episodes coming up over Christmas and New Year ... Saturday 26th Dec I'll bring you up-to-date with what I've been up to in my author business, Saturday 2nd January I'll talk about my 2021 plans and what comes next.
36:01
December 19, 2020
Season 2 Epilogue/Finale
Spain update! Got another 10k words done before we went to Spain - up to 60k now. BookBub error - got one for 26th October - perfect timing.
17:24
October 21, 2020
Listener question: How do you manage to write 5000 words in one day?
Question submitted by Lee Wood: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Lee-Wood/e/B001KMN3VU
22:13
October 3, 2020
S2, Ep.10: Paul's Author Diary for Saturday 3rd October, 2020
Take a look at my plotting sheet template here: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/planning 476 Ways to Avoid Saying 'Said': https://www.proofreadingservices.com/pages/said-infographic How to sell digital products and downloads online (+ ideas for your products) https://www.emailvendorselection.com/sell-digital-products-downloads-online/ You can check out the show notes and listen to the back catalogue episodes at https://paulteague.com/podcast If you want to record a question for me to answer on the show head for https://paulteague.com/question. If you’ve heard something that’s helpful to you in your author business and you’d like to support the show, you can Buy Me A Coffee at BuyMeACoffee.com/paulteague
37:23
October 3, 2020
S2, Ep.9: Paul's Author Diary for Saturday 26th September, 2020
You can check out the show notes and listen to the back catalogue episodes at https://paulteague.com/podcast If you want to record a question for me to answer on the show head for https://paulteague.com/question. If you’ve heard something that’s helpful to you in your author business and you’d like to support the show, you can Buy Me A Coffee at BuyMeACoffee.com/paulteague
36:34
September 26, 2020
S2, Ep.8: Paul's Author Diary for Saturday 19th September, 2020
Show, don't tell video: https://youtu.be/_dCMZuKZFgk
32:55
September 19, 2020
S2, Ep.7: Paul's Author Diary for Saturday 12th September, 2020
Recommended! Julie Cordiner's editing services: https://juliecordiner.com/editing-services/
33:54
September 12, 2020
S2, Ep.6: Paul's Author Diary for Saturday 5th September, 2020
Check out Mailerlite for great pop-up options: https://paulteague.com/mailerlite You can check out the show notes and listen to the back catalogue episodes at https://paulteague.com/podcast If you want to record a question for me to answer on the show head for https://paulteague.com/question. If you’ve heard something that’s helpful to you in your author business and you’d like to support the show, you can Buy Me A Coffee at BuyMeACoffee.com/paulteague
1:11:42
September 5, 2020
S2, Ep.5: Paul's Author Diary for Saturday 29th August, 2020
1) Take a look at my freebie scrapbooks for two of my trilogies and their MailerLite sign-up pages: https://www.subscribepage.com/pete-scrapbook https://paulteague.net/DTMScrapbook https://www.subscribepage.com/scrapbook001 https://paulteague.net/scrapbook 2) Amazon ranking tracker: https://tracker.kindlenationdaily.com/ 3) The End of Men: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B08FM1TNR1/
2:09:10
August 29, 2020
S2, Ep.4: Paul's Author Diary for Saturday 22nd August, 2020
The Career Author Podcast: Episode 139 – Hooking the Reader with Your First Chapter: https://thecareerauthor.com/hooking-the-reader-with-your-first-chapter/ Great Writers Share podcast: https://pod.link/1473869415
46:01
August 22, 2020
S2, Ep.3: Paul's Author Diary for Saturday 15th August, 2020
Watch my Vellum walk-through video: https://youtu.be/U-RcPw0xL8U My affiliate link for Vellum is https://paulteague.com/vellum
57:34
August 15, 2020
Listener Question: What's the best way to manage multiple author names?
Question submitted by Terina Adams: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Terina-Adams/e/B088NQVG7L
18:07
August 8, 2020
Listener Question: Is Anchor.com fine to use for podcasts?
Question submitted by Ron Vitale: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Ron-Vitale/e/B004W0MQPG
14:20
August 8, 2020
S2, Ep.2: Paul's Author Diary for Saturday 8thAugust, 2020
Interesting article: https://www.vice.com/en_uk/article/dyzw9a/can-you-make-money-write-ebook David Jackson - who I refer to as a source of great info - seriously dislikes Anchor - see https://schoolofpodcasting.com/anchor-fm-review-read-before-using/ T&Cs in Anchor and other frequently used services: https://podnews.net/article/podcast-hosts-tos Create if Writing/Kirsten Oliphant podcast https://createifwriting.com/how-to-keep-consistent-book-sales/ ... boom & bloom https://carrd.co/build - suggested by Dan Soule The Career Author Podcast with the Google Play Books team: https://thecareerauthor.com/an-hour-with-google-play-books/
1:21:31
August 8, 2020
Listener Question: Is K-Lytics worth the price?
Question submitted by Lee Wood: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Lee-Wood/e/B001KMN3VU
15:35
August 1, 2020
S2, Ep.1: Paul's Author Diary for Saturday 1st August, 2020
> https://www.bklnk.com/ ... you can get the full paths to categories in the US, UK & Canada and find the categories any book is listed in - great for stealth research! > LinkTree [heard about it on ALLi FB Live] https://linktr.ee/paulteague > Trying to increase mail sign-ups with scrapbook of location images: https://www.subscribepage.com/scrapbook001 Here is a direct link to the scrapbook to save you registering: https://paulteague.net/MB1Scrapbook > If you’ve heard something that’s helpful to you in your author business and you’d like to support the show, you can Buy Me A Coffee at BuyMeACoffee.com/paulteague > K-Lytics purchase options: https://k-lytics.com/pricing  To purchase the individual $37 reports that I mentioned, see here: https://k-lytics.com/shop/ > I Wish I Knew Then podcast: https://wishidknownforwriters.com/
1:25:00
August 1, 2020
Mini-Update 007 (Topic: It's seldom as bad as you think)
A reminder that I start 10 x episode series of the podcast diaries from Saturday 1st August 2020.
07:47
July 30, 2020
Mini-Update 006 (Topic: Visiting locations in your books)
Location images from our day out: https://photos.app.goo.gl/YMsHP8WyetuGhG268
17:57
July 24, 2020
Mini-Update 005 (Topic: Twitter Ads)
Check out the accompanying video at https://buymeacoffee.com/paulteague I recommend the Digital Marketing Podcast at https://www.targetinternet.com/digital-marketing-podcasts/ Here is my Twitter ads video walkthru: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/p/86751
11:35
July 20, 2020
Mini-Update 004 (Topic: Plot adjustments)
The new weblink for this podcast is https//paulteague.com/podcast You can support this show at https://www.buymeacoffee.com/paulteague
10:01
July 17, 2020
Mini-Update 003 (Topic: Mixing it up)
Vellum is available via my affiliate link at https://paulteague.com/usevellum You can check out my Vellum tutorial at https://paulteague.com/vellum
06:12
July 10, 2020
Mini-Update 002 (Topic: Mental & Physical Reserves)
This is the podcast episode which made me decide to try advertising on Facebook in Canada and Australia: https://6figureauthors.com/podcast/amazon-sales-ranking-more-visibility-and-book-promos-with-david-gaughran/ We're watching This Is Us on Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.uk/This-is-Us-Season-1/dp/B01N1PBW1G Don't forget that I'm back with a season of 10 x podcast diary episodes on Saturday 1st August 2020
21:14
July 8, 2020
Mini-Update 001 (Topic: Support Networks)
Recommended book! Brian Tracy's Flight Plan: https://viewbook.at/FlightPlan You can support this podcast via https://buymeacoffee.com/paulteague
08:22
July 1, 2020
This podcast returns for Season 2 on Saturday 1st August 2020
I'll be returning with a 10-week season 2 from Saturday 1st August 2020. If you'd like to record a question, please head for https://paulteague.com/question See you on August 1st!
01:42
June 28, 2020
Paul's Podcast Diary [Season 1 Epilogue]
After more than 200 episodes of my podcast diary and 165 interview episodes, this podcast is going on hiatus. This epilogue episode will bring you right up-to-date with my 5-figure book sales and I'll share what I have been learning along the way.
1:27:28
June 20, 2020
50 Things You Need To Know About Self-Publishing
50 Things You Need To Know About Self-Publishing Get your copy of The 5-Figure Fiction Formula here: https://viewbook.at/5-Figs
1:59:46
June 13, 2020
10 Things You Need To Know About MailerLite
10 Things You Need To Know About MailerLite Find out more about MailerLite here: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/ML
46:45
June 6, 2020
10 Things You Need To Know About Bookfunnel
10 Things You Need To Know About Bookfunnel Check out BookFunnel here: https://bookfunnel.com/pricing/ Check out BookBrush here: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/BB
33:42
May 30, 2020
10 Things You Need To Know About Mailchimp
10 Things You Need To Know About Mailchimp Find out more: https://paulteague.net/mailchimp Find out more about Mailchimp here: https://mailchimp.com/ Check out Mailchimp Unboxed here: https://viewbook.at/Mailchimp
53:09
May 23, 2020
10 Things You Need To Know About Wordpress
10 Things You Need To Know About Wordpress Read more at: https://paulteague.net/wordpress Find out more about Siteground: https://paulteague.com/siteground [Affiliate link] Check out my book, Wordpress Unboxed: https://viewbook.at/Wordpress
1:11:25
May 16, 2020
Paul's Podcast Diary 9th May 2020
My final podcast diary, what's coming next and a final get-together ...
1:09:38
May 9, 2020
Paul's Podcast Diary 2nd May 2020
I just got an Amazon All-Star bonus, my April box set numbers, an Ingram Spark binge and oh, I just released a new book!
59:18
May 2, 2020
Paul's Podcast Diary 25th April 2020
Half-decent Amazon ads, boxset joy and non-fiction book 3 is well underway ...
41:42
April 25, 2020
Paul's Podcast Diary 18th April 2020
Released from Facebook prison, non-fiction 2 is finished and giving my author platform some love ...
32:41
April 18, 2020
Paul's Podcast Diary 11th April 2020
My 2nd non-fiction book is at 50% finished, things have got better with Facebook ads and my Q2/2020 goals revealed ...
1:13:15
April 11, 2020
How I earned five figures in one month as a self-published author
£10k+ in income, over 1.8 million page reads PLUS over 15k sales!
1:40:57
April 4, 2020
Paul's Podcast Diary 4th April 2020
My first 5-figure month as an author, tinkering with radio again and getting into a routine at last.
50:32
April 4, 2020
Paul's Podcast Diary 28th March 2020
Review of my Q1 writing goals, going off-piste for 2 months and rocking an rolling like a 55-year-old!
54:16
March 28, 2020
Paul's Podcast Diary 21st March 2020
Two more books get signed off this weekend, I've been grappling with read-through and I have BookBub news!
45:00
March 21, 2020
Paul's Podcast Diary 14th March 2020
Reviving ancient skills, my first military sci-fi paycheque and a non-fiction fest!
55:31
March 14, 2020
Paul's Podcast Diary 7th March 2020
The verdict is in on Two Years After, why I won't be heading for London and the end of salaried work.
42:15
March 7, 2020
Paul's Podcast Diary 29th February 2020
A second blog tour, my first 2020 book completed and a momentous money occasion!
46:30
February 29, 2020
Paul's Podcast Diary 22nd February 2020
An absent author in Amsterdam, double BookBub news & the life of an indie author in US tax forms
29:56
February 22, 2020
Paul's Podcast Diary 15th February 2020
A hot cross bun inspires me and brace yourself for a BookBub-Fest ...
53:23
February 15, 2020
Paul's Podcast Diary 8th February 2020
Coming up this week: Now You See Her is now officially mine, but it’s not without its practical problems ... I’ll let you know what I still need to get sorted with Amazon I’ve put in an email directly to Jeff Bezos to get a problem with my books sorted out My podcasting book is half-way through and this time I’m being multi-edited!
46:37
February 8, 2020
Paul's Podcast Diary 1st February 2020
Coming up this week: I’ve abandoned a writing project for the first time since I started writing in 2014 ... I’ll explain what happened and why! Another week, another book release ... the final part of my Military Sci-Fi trilogy was released today In a development that was a surprise even to me, I’ve just bought the rights back to my collaborative book co-written with Adam Nicholls - Now You See Her her is coming come!
1:05:34
February 1, 2020
Paul's Podcast Diary 25th January 2020
Why I've been a great big naughty slacker, a big BB disappointment and 15k words in the pot
48:18
January 25, 2020
Paul's Podcast Diary 18th January 2020
The fiction and non-fiction writing for 2020 has begun and it's been another BookBub promo week
1:06:37
January 18, 2020
Paul's Podcast Diary 11th January 2020
My first new 2020 book, an editing update and paperbacks are go!
47:59
January 11, 2020
Paul's Podcast Diary 4th January 2020
Catch-up with my author diaries PLUS my Q1/2020 goals
3:06:38
January 4, 2020
Episode 140: Jon Evans [Take 2]
Writing collaborations and audio productions
55:35
December 30, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 21st December 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 21st December 2019
2:04:07
December 21, 2019
An update from the beach
A quick update from Benidorm on some forthcoming episodes
05:41
December 12, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 23rd November
Book 8 of 2019 is now finished, Circle of Lies is ready for release and this podcast is taking a break!
53:34
November 23, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 16th November
My email boo-boo, a blog tour update and 10 weeks of rapid releasing reviewed
2:04:00
November 16, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 9th November
The blue screen of death, week 10 of rapid release is almost here & another schedule overhaul
52:35
November 9, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 2nd November
Bookbub promo - yes or no? Plus useful web links, NaNoWriMo begins & rapid release sales numbers
52:24
November 2, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 26th October
I'm 20k words into my new book, Facebook ads fancy stuff and another book on the way to my editor!
1:07:18
October 26, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 19th October
Tumbleweed, plotting problems and the blog tour promos are underway!
1:00:50
October 19, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 12th October
I'm going on my first blog tour, book 7 for 2019 is coming down to land and book 8 for 2019 is preparing for take-off!
42:25
October 12, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 28th September
Another bout of skivitis & why I'm switching off the Google ads & ramping up the Facebook ads
1:06:52
September 28, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 21st September
BookBub results, rapid release updates and this week's writing & editing news
1:08:22
September 21, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 14th September
Rapid release begins, I've topped a US chart and the latest book covers are in
1:16:50
September 14, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 9th September [Part 2]
A step-by-step guide to my rapid release plans for 2019-2020
1:08:35
September 9, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 7th September [Part 1]
Rapid release ready-steady-go + starting my 7th book of 2019 + a Don't Tell Meg trilogy earn-a-like?
1:01:38
September 7, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 2nd September 2019 [Part 2]
My tech toolkit for indie authors
1:39:09
September 2, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 31st August 2019 [Part 1]
My sixth book of 2019 finished, Now You See Her on pre-release and BookBub news.
1:15:45
August 31, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 26th August 2019 [Part 2]
I get more of the good, the bad and the ugly of my writing, this time with editor, Julie Cordiner
58:57
August 26, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 24th August 2019 [Part 1]
Frenetic promo image creation, priming MailerLite, a Facebook surprise and giveaway updates
1:21:03
August 24, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 17th August 2019
A editor's review of my writing, back on Facebook after my ban and new 3D covers from Fiverr ...
1:06:21
August 17, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 10th August 2019
Back on BookSweeps, I just hit a BIG target, BookBrush delights AND 15 Things I’ve Changed My Mind About In Self-Publishing
2:03:11
August 10, 2019
Episode 139: Bill Cokas
Bill Cokas talks writing, ad copy, publishing cartoons and indie author determination
51:40
August 5, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 3rd August 2019
Starting my 21st book, BookBub latest, fabulous new covers and a 20BooksEdinburgh review
1:27:27
August 3, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 27th July 2019
I've now written 20 x fiction books so it's onto book 21 ... and I'm off to 20BooksTo50k in Edinburgh!
38:00
July 27, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 20th July 2019
Back to list-building, more reshuffles than the UK cabinet and my 5th book of the year is almost completed!
55:15
July 20, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 13th July 2019
Tweaking my rapid release plans, my author errors and a welcome booster
53:03
July 13, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 6th July 2019
A big Patreon announcement, a KOBO milestone reached and my Q3/2019 objectives
59:53
July 6, 2019
Episode 138: Jerry Evanoff
Jerry Evanoff chats to me about the release of his first book, his New Author Podcast and why he's such a fan of 20Books ...
55:19
July 1, 2019