Self Publishing Journeys

Episode 30: Ian Sutherland

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Ian Sutherland

Ian Sutherland is the crime fiction author of the Brody Taylor Thriller Series, novels that expose the darker side of the online world to dramatic and suspenseful effect.

Exploiting knowledge gained from his career in the IT industry, Ian’s thrillers caution readers on how dangerous the internet can be for the unwary.

Ian also takes advantage of his experience in technology in the way he uses social media to help drive awareness of his books.

With over 100,000 followers on one of his Twitter accounts, and still growing, Ian has figured out how to make Twitter power his book marketing strategies.

Ian shares many of his techniques in Advanced Twitter Strategies for Authors, his first non-fiction book.

Episode 30, release date Monday 26th September, 2016

Find Out More:

Ian's website: https://ianhsutherland.com/

Follow Ian on Twitter: https://twitter.com/iansuth

Ian Sutherland on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ihsutherland/

Ian's Amazon Author page: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Ian-Sutherland/e/B00MDKCZIA/

Ian's article on the ALLi website: https://selfpublishingadvice.org/self-publishing-success-stories-how-i-do-it-my-indie-author-adventure-by-ian-sutherland/

Ian's Twitter videos: https://www.advancedauthorstrategies.com/

Talking points:

Audiobook Reviewer: https://audiobookreviewer.com/reviews/invasion-privacy-ian-sutherland/

AudioBook Boom: https://audiobookboom.com/authors [Promote your audiobooks and get reviews]

Advanced Twitter Strategies For Authors: https://www.advancedauthorstrategies.com/books/

Customise your book page designs: https://booklaunch.io/

Thrive Themes: https://www.self-publishing-journeys.com/AB [Affiliate link] Thrive themes is for the more advanced WordPress user and is an excellent alternative to LeadPages, which tends to get a bit pricey! This sales page is made with Thrive Themes: https://self-publishing-academy.com/

OptimizePress: https://www.paulteague.com/optimize [Affiliate link] I have used this plugin for many years now, all of my websites use it and I deploy it on some sales pages too: https://www.paulteague.com/how-to-build-your-author-platform-book/

Stuart Bache's website: https://stuartbache.co.uk/ [Stuart designs Ian's covers]

Ian's previous covers were designed by Peter O' Connor, a past guest on this podcast: https://www.self-publishing-journeys.com/episode-26-peter-o-connor/

ConvertKit for more advanced Email Marketing: https://convertkit.com/

Mailchimp – great for email marketing beginners: https://mailchimp.com/

I use GetResponse: https://www.paulteague.com/getresponse [Affiliate link]

Buffer – for social media automation: https://buffer.com

Hootsuite – for social media management: https://signuptoday.hootsuite.com/branded-free-gbr-upgrade/

The Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi): https://www.self-publishing-journeys.com/ALLi [Affiliate link]

Createspace: https://www.createspace.com/ [For print on demand books]

Ian's video made with Ingram Spark: https://www.ingramspark.com/

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This Week’s Self-Publishing News

The Alliance of Independent Authors news update for Friday 23rd September: https://selfpublishingadvice.org/self-publishing-news-flying-high/

Coming up on Self-Publishing Journeys ...

Weekly guest interviews resume on Monday 1st October.

Monday 1st October Clare Sager [Take 2] Tips for a First-Time Book Launch - find out more here.

Monday 8th October Linzi Drew-Honey [Take 2] - 2nd Time Erotic Fiction Book Launch here.

Monday 15th October Nathan Burrows - First Time Author Writing Thrillers based in East Anglia here.

Recommended for listing on Google Play and distributing books to China ...

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