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Paul Teague's Writing & Marketing Podcast

Paul Teague's Writing & Marketing Podcast

By Paul Teague
New season 2 writing diaries resume Saturday 1st August, 2020! This is the home of Paul Teague's writing podcasts, based around the book The 5-Figure Fiction Formula (see https://books2read.com/5-Figs). Episodes cover writing, editing, marketing, time management, author platform strategies, business & 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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S2, Ep.5: Paul's Author Diary for Saturday 29th August, 2020

Paul Teague's Writing & Marketing Podcast

S2, Ep.5: Paul's Author Diary for Saturday 29th August, 2020

Paul Teague's Writing & Marketing Podcast

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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
Paul's Podcast Diary 29th June 2019
Results from this week's BookBub promo, a cover reveal and a review of my Q2 goals ...
1:07:35
June 29, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 22nd June 2019
In this week's show I'll have a comprehensive summary of my rapid release plans
1:07:36
June 22, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 15th June 2019
Work starts on book 20, I reveal my next collaboration and learning from my German 'A' level :-)
56:40
June 15, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 8th June 2019
My latest collaboration, a surprise refund and removing books from sale ...
37:09
June 8, 2019
Episode 137: Adam Nicholls [Take 2]
Adam shares the secret to a rapid release strategy that brought in over £100k in a year ...
55:56
June 3, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 1st June 2019
BookFunnel changes, planning my next book, BookBub news, KDP dashboard excitement + a bit of extra writing
45:02
June 1, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 25th May 2019
Left for Dead is finished, 60 paperback book sales in one weekend and rapid release testing begins!
44:16
May 25, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 18th May 2019
Almost finished Left for Dead, 3 x big fish for the podcast + What me and Captain James Cook have in common
43:37
May 18, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 11th May 2019
It's a 20k word writing week, it's BookBub time AGAIN and I'm back to KDP Select with my thrillers
38:16
May 11, 2019
Episode 136: Kirsten Oliphant
Kirsten Oliphant is a writer, blogger, and presenter of the excellent 'Create If Writing' podcast.
1:06:31
May 6, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 4th May 2019
A HUGE mailout response, more plan tweaking, audio book learnings + Kinga Jentetics interview
1:08:45
May 4, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 27th April 2019
A new thriller, more BookBubbing, a rat tale & 150th episode EXTRA audio
1:30:09
April 27, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 20th April 2019
A possible missed writing target, another book dispatched and chatting to a new indie superstar
25:29
April 20, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 13th April 2019
Coming up this week: A 5-day warning from KDP Select! I’m back in non-fiction after a quick polish and re-release I’ve been doing my taxes - so I’m going to tell you how much income I generated for each book channel over the past year My quest to improve my self-editing skills gathers pace thanks to feedback from listeners to this podcast :-) Show notes: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/podcast-diary-13-april-2019/
1:01:53
April 13, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 6th April 2019
Back in KDP Select, my Q2 goals and it's BookBub time again!
59:04
April 6, 2019
[3/3] Paul’s Podcast Diary 3-Year Anniversary Editions
75 Useful Tips, Tricks & Resources For Indie Authors
1:05:59
April 4, 2019
[2/3] Paul’s Podcast Diary 3-Year Anniversary Editions
75 Useful Tips, Tricks & Resources For Indie Authors
52:07
April 4, 2019
[1/3] Paul’s Podcast Diary 3-Year Anniversary Editions
75 Useful Tips, Tricks & Resources For Indie Authors
47:36
April 4, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 30th March 2019
It's my Q1/2019 review, my 3rd book of the year is completed and what's coming next?
59:53
March 30, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 23rd March 2019
Book 3 hits the final furlong, is it 13th time lucky with BookBub and why I'm cross with Kobo
40:34
March 23, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 16th March 2019
A contract signing, 20Books is back on and more tweaking to writing plans ...
49:56
March 16, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 9th March 2019
Book 2 is done, sneaking in a skive day and latest BookBub news
56:01
March 9, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 2nd March 2019
This week's BookBub results, building up subscribers and a 20k word writing week
34:50
March 2, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 23rd February 2019
BookBub last-minute prep, three promos and a bit of half-term skiving!
35:40
February 23, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 16th February 2019
BookFunnel & BookSweeps list-building, time to submit to BookBub again and fast-production paperbacks ...
53:16
February 16, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 9th February 2019
The best-laid plans, deleting paperbacks, new covers & edits and book 1/draft 1 is finished!
1:01:02
February 9, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 2nd February 2019
50k words in less than a month, another BookBub ad and more marketing plans ...
1:06:35
February 2, 2019
Paul's Podcast Diary 26th January 2019
Coming up this week: What have this week’s word count and a rocket got it common? It’s a double-decking from BookBub! Lock screen adds an