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The Heidi Thorne Show

By Heidi Thorne

Self publishing news and insight. Hosted by Dr. Heidi Thorne, MBA/DBA

  1. 1.
    2020 Review: My Self Publishing Stats and Insights | Episode 17701/19/2021
    13:58
  2. 2.
    Are Collaboration or Affiliate Marketing Deals Right for You? | Episode 17601/12/2021
    12:12
  3. 3.
    KDP, Author Central & Amazon Marketing Services Updates 2021 | Episode 17501/05/2021
    9:48
  4. 4.
    Branded Merch for Self Published Authors: What You Need to Know | Episode 17412/29/2020
    16:37
  5. 5.
    Are You a Self Published Author or Authorpreneur? | Episode 17312/22/2020
    17:40
  6. 6.
    Do You Have Closet Readers for Your Books? | The Heidi Thorne Show | Episode 17212/15/2020
    9:11
  7. 7.
    Book Printing FAQ for Self Publishing | Episode 17112/08/2020
    21:58
  8. 8.
    Should You Offer Signed Copies of Your Self Published Book? | Episode 17012/01/2020
    9:38
  1. 9.
    What's the Deal with Kindle Countdown Deals? | Episode 16911/24/2020
    5:43
  2. 10.
    Did Amazon Put Your Book in the Wrong Category? | Episode 16811/17/2020
    11:16
  3. 11.
    Using Stories Features on Social Media | Episode 16711/10/2020
    13:28
  4. 12.
    Traditional Publishing versus Self Publishing | Episode 16611/03/2020
    13:21
  5. 13.
    What to Do on Book Launch Day? | Episode 16510/27/2020
    13:30
  6. 14.
    Are You Self Publishing Too Many Books? | Episode 16410/20/2020
    8:26
  7. 15.
    Using Pen Names for Self Publishing: What You Need to Know | Episode 16310/13/2020
    11:44
  8. 16.
    Self Publishing Coaching Buying Tips | Episode 16210/06/2020
    12:26
  9. 17.
    What is a Reader Magnet for Book Marketing? | Episode 16109/29/2020
    12:30
  10. 18.
    Challenges of Self Publishing Children's Books | Episode 16009/22/2020
    11:18
  11. 19.
    What If Another Book Has the Same Title as Yours? | Episode 15909/15/2020
    9:31
  12. 20.
    How to Self Publish a Cookbook: What You Need to Know | Episode 15809/08/2020
    11:39
  13. 21.
    Self Publishing a Co-Authored Book: What You Need to Know | Episode 15709/01/2020
    11:57
  14. 22.
    Does the World Really Need Your Memoir or Biography?| Episode 15608/25/2020
    10:35
  15. 23.
    Skills Self Published Authors Need to Have | Episode 15508/18/2020
    10:57
  16. 24.
    Want to Sell a Lot of Your Self Published Books in Bulk Orders? | Episode 15408/11/2020
    9:40
  17. 25.
    Self Publishing a Book Series | Episode 15308/04/2020
    13:21
  18. 26.
    What are the Best Niches for Self Publishing? | Episode 15207/28/2020
    11:56
  19. 27.
    Don't Get Suckered Into Impossible Dream Book Writing Projects | Episode 15107/21/2020
    14:57
  20. 28.
    Do You Understand Your Author Relationship with Amazon? | Episode 15007/14/2020
    10:54
  21. 29.
    Using Photos in Self Published Books: What You Need to Know | Episode 14907/07/2020
    16:52
  22. 30.
    How to Make Money Podcasting (Maybe) | Episode 14806/30/2020
    14:56
  23. 31.
    Rant: Why an Amazon 4-Star Rating is Good | Episode 14706/23/2020
    18:31
  24. 32.
    Self Publishing Custom Card Decks: What You Need to Know | Episode 14606/16/2020
    13:43
  25. 33.
    Influencer Marketing for Self Publishing: Yes or No? | Episode 14506/09/2020
    10:30
  26. 34.
    Crowdfunding a Self Published Book Interview with Lauren Darnell | Episode 14406/02/2020
    31:35
  27. 35.
    What is a Book Foreword? And Do You Need One? | Episode 14305/26/2020
    10:49
  28. 36.
    Rant: Why Lead Generation Books Don't Build Sales | Episode 14205/19/2020
    12:23
  29. 37.
    Is Your Self Published Book Overpriced? | Episode 14105/12/2020
    10:06
  30. 38.
    Survey: Do Age, Gender and Income Affect Book Discovery Source Choices? | Episode 14005/05/2020
    12:07
  31. 39.
    Survey: Do Fiction Readers Discover Books Differently than Nonfiction? | Episode 13904/28/2020
    6:24
  32. 40.
    Book Discovery Survey Results Revealed | Episode 13804/21/2020
    14:12
  33. 41.
    Branded or Descriptive Title for Your Self Published Nonfiction Book? | Episode 13704/14/2020
    7:50
  34. 42.
    Are Amazon Ads Still Worth Doing for Self Published Books? | Episode 13604/07/2020
    10:33
  35. 43.
    How Can Self Published Authors Deal with Challenges Due to the COVID 19 Coronavirus Outbreak? | Episode 13503/31/2020
    14:04
  36. 44.
    Rant: Why Libraries Aren't Good for Self Published Books | Episode 13403/24/2020
    9:42
  37. 45.
    What's Wrong with Book Prize Giveaways? | Episode 13303/17/2020
    9:25
  38. 46.
    Using Print On Demand Branded Merchandise for Books | Episode 13203/10/2020
    8:38
  39. 47.
    Should You Refresh or Repackage Your Book or Book Series? | Episode 13103/03/2020
    9:00
  40. 48.
    Audiobook News: Audible Captions Case Update and New ACX Audio Analysis Tool | Episode 13002/25/2020
    7:14
  41. 49.
    Interview with Editor and Author Shayla Raquel | Episode 12902/18/2020
    32:31
  42. 50.
    Has Your Self Published Book Become Irrelevant? | Episode 12802/11/2020
    11:44
  43. 51.
    Kindle Create New Features for 2020 | Episode 12702/04/2020
    10:23
  44. 52.
    Are Your Books Really Original? | Episode 12601/28/2020
    8:49
  45. 53.
    Why 99 Cents Isn't a Good Price for Your Kindle Book | Episode 12501/21/2020
    11:20
  46. 54.
    Does Kindle Unlimited Rob You of Royalties? | Episode 12401/14/2020
    17:05
  47. 55.
    Get Off the Self Publishing Hamster Wheel! | Episode 12301/07/2020
    8:00
  48. 56.
    End of Year, End of Decade Publishing Trends and Future Outlook | Episode 12212/31/2019
    8:12
  49. 57.
    Happy Holidays and Thank You! | Episode 12112/24/2019
    1:56
  50. 58.
    Do Authors Need CRM? | Episode 12012/17/2019
    11:53
  51. 59.
    Should Self Published Authors be Concerned about Voice Technology? | Episode 11912/10/2019
    11:01
  52. 60.
    Using Kindle Quotes for Book Promotion (Kindle app for iOS) | Episode 11812/03/2019
    8:09
  53. 61.
    Amazon 4-Star Store First Impressions | Episode 11711/26/2019
    9:45
  54. 62.
    Avoid these Self Publishing Scams | Episode 11611/19/2019
    8:38
  55. 63.
    Facebook Ads vs. Amazon Ads for Books? | Episode 11511/12/2019
    12:21
  56. 64.
    Should You Worry About Your Book Idea Being Stolen? | Episode 11411/05/2019
    9:22
  57. 65.
    Promoting Holiday Sales of Your Self Published Books | Episode 11310/29/2019
    10:45
  58. 66.
    Do You Really Need an ISBN Number for Your Self Published Books? | Episode 11210/22/2019
    12:29
  59. 67.
    Surprising Book Reading Statistics You Need to Know | Episode 11110/15/2019
    7:14
  60. 68.
    What is TikTok? | Episode 11010/08/2019
    22:47
  61. 69.
    Audible Captions Debate: What Side Are You On? | Episode 10910/01/2019
    4:45
  62. 70.
    What are Low Content Books? | Episode 10809/24/2019
    10:21
  63. 71.
    You Wrote a Book. Now What? | Episode 10709/17/2019
    17:47
  64. 72.
    Rant: KDP versus IngramSpark | Episode 10609/10/2019
    19:36
  65. 73.
    Rant: Kindle Direct Publishing POD Printing Problems? | Episode 10509/03/2019
    19:20
  66. 74.
    New Book on Understanding Your Creativity | Episode 10408/28/2019
    1:14
  67. 75.
    Do Readers Really Judge a Book By Its Cover? | Episode 10308/27/2019
    9:26
  68. 76.
    Are Unverified Purchase Book Reviews on Amazon Important? | Episode 10208/20/2019
    9:30
  69. 77.
    Are Your Family and Friends Lying about Buying Your Book? | Episode 10108/13/2019
    11:18
  70. 78.
    Is Email Marketing Dead? | Episode 10008/06/2019
    11:07
  71. 79.
    Are You (and Your Book) Talking to Me? | Episode 9907/30/2019
    9:46
  72. 80.
    What if "Nobody" Likes Your Book or Content? | Episode 9807/23/2019
    14:14
  73. 81.
    What are Editorial Reviews? | Episode 9707/16/2019
    11:06
  74. 82.
    Should You Do a Staggered Book Launch? | Episode 9607/09/2019
    8:28
  75. 83.
    Rant: Are You Lazy with Your Kindle eBooks? | Episode 9507/02/2019
    10:55
  76. 84.
    Selling Books at Events and Expos | Episode 9406/25/2019
    10:05
  77. 85.
    Switching Writing Genres | Episode 9306/18/2019
    12:30
  78. 86.
    Thinking Beyond the Book Launch | Episode 9206/11/2019
    11:53
  79. 87.
    How Native Social Media Trend Could Affect Your Book Promotions | Episode 9106/04/2019
    11:03
  80. 88.
    Do You Wish You Could Do a Do-Over for Your Book? | Episode 9005/28/2019
    12:24
  81. 89.
    Does Your Book Need Its Own Website? | Episode 8905/21/2019
    9:37
  82. 90.
    Please Don't Use Swag for Book Promotions | Episode 8805/14/2019
    11:30
  83. 91.
    Rant: Why I Don't Like Book Launch Teams | Episode 8705/07/2019
    14:50
  84. 92.
    Rant: Do You Really Need Book Cover Feedback? | Episode 8604/30/2019
    12:54
  85. 93.
    What If Amazon Went Away? | Episode 8504/23/2019
    14:20
  86. 94.
    Survey: What Doesn't Motivate Authors to Self Publish? | Episode 8404/16/2019
    10:11
  87. 95.
    Why Is It So Hard to Make Money from Self Publishing? | Episode 8304/09/2019
    11:24
  88. 96.
    Do Self Published Authors Still Consider Traditional Book Deals? | Episode 8204/02/2019
    8:43
  89. 97.
    Are Self Published Author Incomes Increasing? | Episode 8103/26/2019
    9:06
  90. 98.
    What is the X Factor for Making Self Published Book Sales? | Episode 8003/19/2019
    11:27
  91. 99.
    Audio Book Recording Tips for Reading What's There | Episode 7903/15/2019
    5:08
  92. 100.
    Survey: Do Business Owners Make More Money from Self Publishing | Episode 7803/12/2019
    11:40
  93. 101.
    Kindle Create for Print Review (Beta) | Episode 7703/06/2019
    10:45
  94. 102.
    If You Self Publish More Books, Do You Make More Money? | Episode 7603/05/2019
    10:46
  95. 103.
    Do Older or Younger Authors Make More Money from Self Publishing? | Episode 7502/26/2019
    8:52
  96. 104.
    Survey: Do Nonfiction or Fiction Authors Make More Money? | Episode 7402/19/2019
    8:15
  97. 105.
    When Can You Officially Call Yourself an Author? | Episode 7302/12/2019
    8:50
  98. 106.
    Survey: What Challenges Self Published Authors? | Episode 7202/05/2019
    13:06
  99. 107.
    What Motivates Self Published Authors in 2018? | Episode 7101/29/2019
    11:57
  100. 108.
    Free Audiobook Sample: How to Network | Episode 7001/25/2019
    3:58
  101. 109.
    Is There a Gender Pay Gap in Self Publishing? | Episode 6901/22/2019
    9:51
  102. 110.
    Changes to Kindle Direct Publishing 2019 | Episode 6801/17/2019
    5:23
  103. 111.
    Survey: Self Published Author Book Income 2019 Forecast | Episode 6701/15/2019
    11:03
  104. 112.
    Survey: How Much Do Self Published Authors Make? | Episode 6601/08/2019
    14:59
  105. 113.
    New Year, New Writing Habits | Episode 6501/01/2019
    6:41
  106. 114.
    Thank You for Your Support | Episode 6412/25/2018
    1:52
  107. 115.
    Rant: Don't Ask for Editing "Surgery" | Episode 6312/18/2018
    11:55
  108. 116.
    Why Publishers Aren't Just Interested in Your Book | Episode 6212/11/2018
    12:10
  109. 117.
    Why I Don't Like NaNoWriMo | Episode 6112/04/2018
    11:11
  110. 118.
    Can You Make Money Self Publishing? | Episode 6011/27/2018
    12:24
  111. 119.
    Happy Kindle Anniversary | Episode 5911/20/2018
    8:43
  112. 120.
    Why Your Self Published Book Isn't in Bookstores | Episode 5811/13/2018
    11:48
  113. 121.
    Self Publishing Companies' "Promotion" Services Explained | Episode 5711/06/2018
    12:05
  114. 122.
    Asking for Book Reviews | Episode 5610/30/2018
    14:02
  115. 123.
    ACX University Free Audio Book Training Announcement | Episode 5510/24/2018
    2:26
  116. 124.
    How to Self Edit Your Book | Episode 5410/23/2018
    11:56
  117. 125.
    How Long Does It Take to Self Publish Your Book? | Episode 5310/16/2018
    16:30
  118. 126.
    Crowdfunding Your Self Published Book: Crazy or Creative? | Episode 5210/09/2018
    15:46
  119. 127.
    Would Your Book Survive on Shark Tank? | Episode 5110/02/2018
    12:28
  120. 128.
    Self Publishing Workbooks and Journals | Episode 5009/25/2018
    16:23
  121. 129.
    Marketing a Podcast and Video Podcast Introduction | Episode 4909/18/2018
    12:54
  122. 130.
    Explainer: ISBN Numbers | Episode 4809/11/2018
    14:01
  123. 131.
    Createspace Moving to KDP: What You Need to Know | Episode 4709/04/2018
    11:42
  124. 132.
    Do You Struggle with Instagram for Your Writing or Consulting Business? | Episode 4608/28/2018
    10:00
  125. 133.
    Self Publishing for Children's Books: What You Need to Know | Episode 4508/21/2018
    12:07
  126. 134.
    How Many Books Will You Sell? | Episode 4408/14/2018
    13:47
  127. 135.
    Self Publishing Cookbooks: Everything You Want to Know About It | Episode 4308/07/2018
    22:56
  128. 136.
    Bonus Episode: How Much Do Self Published Authors Make? | Episode 4207/31/2018
    7:35
  129. 137.
    Are Your Kindle eBook Ads Losing Money? | Episode 4107/24/2018
    16:49
  130. 138.
    Does Your Own Self Published Book Bore You? | Episode 4007/24/2018
    12:59
  131. 139.
    IGTV Video App Test Drive | Episode 3907/17/2018
    16:03
  132. 140.
    Choosing a Good Nonfiction Book Title, Plus IGTV First Impressions | Episode 3807/10/2018
    18:50
  133. 141.
    Is Your Book Writing Stalled? | Episode 3707/03/2018
    16:28
  134. 142.
    Advertising Opportunities for Your Kindle eBooks with Amazon Marketing Services | Episode 3606/26/2018
    15:26
  135. 143.
    Explainer: KDP Select, Kindle Unlimited, and Kindle Lending Programs | Episode 3506/19/2018
    16:46
  136. 144.
    Explainer: Podcast Hosting and Distribution Programs | Episode 1604/20/2018
    5:44
  137. 145.
    Online Courses: Pros and Cons for Business | Episode 1001/03/2017
    9:52
  138. 146.
    Guest Blogging Tips | Episode 912/20/2016
    9:36
  139. 147.
    Elevator Pitch: How to Create Yours and Use It for Networking | Episode 812/13/2016
    5:59
  140. 148.
    Should You Close Your Blog? | Episode 712/06/2016
    11:23
  141. 149.
    Anthology Books: Pros and Cons | Episode 611/29/2016
    8:19
  142. 150.
    Book Signing Event Suggestions for Self Publishing | Episode 511/22/2016
    9:58
  143. 151.
    Getting Book Reviews from Friends for Self Publishing | Episode 411/15/2016
    8:14
  144. 152.
    Book Pre-Order Pros and Cons for Self Publishing | Episode 311/08/2016
    5:51
  145. 153.
    Book Marketing versus Marketing with Books: Which is Better? | Episode 211/01/2016
    5:38
  146. 154.
    Self Publishing Income Streams for Business: The Basics | Episode 110/27/2016
    12:08

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