Paul's Podcast Diary 2016

Paul’s Podcast Diary 016 (Monday 22nd August, 2016)

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Paul Teague authorWelcome to Paul's Podcast Diary for Monday 22nd August 2016.

This diary charts my self-publishing journey – the ups the downs, the successes and the failures.

Everything goes into this diary, week-by-week, but you'll also find it a source of great tips, resources, tools, podcast recommendations and so on.

If I ever miss something out, or you'd like more information, just drop me an email at paul@paulteague.com.

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Paul’s Podcast Diary

1) My promo video for The Grid Trilogy:

2) My revised promo video for The Secret Bunker Trilogy:

If you know how to make that text sharper and approve its appearance, please get it touch!

3) Tools used to create the promo videos:

I buy my short video clips from Fotolia at https://www.paulteague.com/Fotolia [Affiliate Link]

I buy my licensed music from PremiumBeat at https://www.premiumbeat.com/

I use Camtasia to edit the videos – see https://www.paulteague.com/camtasia [Affiliate link]

4) The Murder Place writing progress:

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By the way, this is the code used to create the graphics that I use to show blog progress in the Text/HTML widget area of WordPress:

<a href=”https://author.to/paulteagueuk” target=”_blank” title=”Don't Tell Meg”><div style=”width:200px;height:15px;background:#FFFFFF;border:1px solid #000000;”><div style=”width:100%;height:15px;background:#000000;font-size:8px;line-height:8px;”><br></div></div></a>93000 / 93000 words. 100% done!  Draft 1 completed. Now in editing 🙂

5) Email Marketing:

I recommend Mailchimp for complete beginners to email marketing, even though it is not my favourite product: https://mailchimp.com/

I use GetResponse for my own email marketing, at the moment, it is my favourite tool: https://www.paulteague.com/getresponse [Affiliate Link]

I am watching ConvertKit very closely at: https://convertkit.com/

My ALLi blog post on email marketing: https://selfpublishingadvice.org/book-marketing-a-quick-start-guide-to-using-mailchimp-for-the-email-marketing-of-self-published-books/

6) My web page on the BorderLines 2016 website: https://www.borderlinescarlisle.co.uk/portfolio/paul-teague/

7) The Frankfurt Book Fair ALLi Author Fringe – see https://selfpublishingadvice.org/indie-author-fringe-fair-2016/

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This Week’s Self-Publishing News

The Alliance of Independent Authors news update for Friday 19th August 2016: https://selfpublishingadvice.org/self-publishing-news-collectives/

Coming up on Self-Publishing Journeys ...

Over summer, interview episodes are running on the first Monday of every month, while I perform essential mainatenance on my author and podcasting business.

Paul's Podcast Diary episodes continue as-per normal, running every Saturday.

Normal service resumes on Monday 1st October.

Monday 6th August Debbie Young, Cosy Mystery Writer - find out more here.

Monday 3rd September Peter Mortimer, Hybrid author and founder of a publishing company - find out more here.

Monday 1st October Weekly interviews continue from this date

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