Archive for the book publishing Category

Mailbag Episode: The One About Money

Posted in book publishing, Business on September 26, 2021 by OC Talk Radio

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-j8wtv-10ec9ae

In this episode of the Pub Date Podcast, book broads Jen Dorsey and Vanessa Campos talk about how authors and publishers make money. We dive into:

  • What percentage of authors earn our their advance?
  • What kinds of percentages should you expect for each format?
  • If you work with an agent, how do they get paid?
  • What’s the deal with hybrid publishers?

Mailbag Episode: Your Burning Publishing Questions Answered

Posted in book publishing, Business on September 12, 2021 by OC Talk Radio

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-k5b9s-10da6ed

In this episode of the Pub Date Podcast, book broads Jen Dorsey and Vanessa Campos talk about how the publishing supply chain can affect your Christmas in October plus we answer questions from this week’s mailbag:

  • How do I set my expectations for how long it takes to publish a book?
  • When someone tells me I need an editor, what does that mean? (Explain levels of editing)
  • I need a book cover. Where do I start? 
  • What is a book proposal? Why do I need one? Do I need one if I’m self publishing? 

Listen to the complete episode for a discount code to the Write a Winning Book Proposal Course.

How to Promote Your Book on LinkedIn (without being salesy)

Posted in book publishing, Business on August 29, 2021 by OC Talk Radio

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-kjfc8-10c860a

LinkedIn is a powerful network with more than 740M active users. We’re all on it and we’re all talking at each other. But we may not be using the platform in the way it was intended. For savvy entrepreneurs and book authors, LinkedIn has become a new source of revenue. It’s probably good to know that book marketing on the platform doesn’t have to be a hard sales pitch–it should be an education and networking opportunity. 

Joining us today is LinkedIn and sales expert and author of Entrepreneur’s Ultimate Guide to LinkedIn for Business, Ted Prodromou.