Podcast Diary 2017

Paul’s Podcast Diary 050 (Saturday 27th May, 2017)

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Paul Teague authorWelcome to Paul's Podcast Diary for Saturday 20th May, 2017.

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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This Week's Talking Points

1) This week's writing progress:

Burden of Guilt word count

2) Appearing at Amazon Academy in Edinburgh, representing The Alliance of Independent Authors:

Amazon Academy

3) I did a bit of author research this week! One of the characters in my Don't Tell Meg trilogy is a clairvoyant, Steven Terry.

He's only a minor character, but I like writing him, so I wanted to dig a little deeper!

Stephen Holbrook

4) I'm hoping to hit two targets by May 31st.

My first target was to achieve 100k page reads this month – this target has been hit:

Page reads

I am also hoping to break $1000 in book earnings this month – and become a 4-figure author at long last.

Finally, I'm hoping to hit my highest number of podcast downloads in one month by the end of May – I'd like to hit the 3000 downloads mark if I can.

5) ALLI Author Fringe event next weekend!

6) My guest blog post for Ingram Spark: http://www.ingramspark.com/blog/email-marketing-for-authors

7) My first author booking for March 2018 is for the Crime & Publishment event: https://www.facebook.com/CrimePublishment/

8) New Writing North: http://newwritingnorth.com/

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This Week’s Self-Publishing News

The Alliance of Independent Authors news update: http://selfpublishingadvice.org/self-publishing-news-most-sales-or-most-reads/

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

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