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In this week's news segment we discuss the growth of digital publishing and the decline of print book sales. Also, find out how Streetlib expanded its reach, Kobo supports Arabic now, and how Findaway Voices and Draft2Digital will be celebrating National Audiobook Month. And, hey, even more details! Listen in! Write Publish Profit 5.0 - https://DaleLinks.com/Profit Book Brush on IG - https://www.instagram.com/bookbrushforauthors/ Book Award Pro - https://DaleLinks.com/BookAwardPro Rakuten Kobo’s Support for Arabic as a Primary Language Shows Commitment to “Wide” Agenda - https://selfpublishingadvice.org/self-publishing-news-rakuten-kobos-support-for-arabic-as-a-primary-language-shows-commitment-to-wide-agenda/ Scribando - https://www.scribando.com/ Digital Publishing Market to Grow - https://finance.yahoo.com/news/digital-publishing-market-grow-usd-130000289.html US print sales fall another 6% as the Q1 declines continue into Q2 - https://thenewpublishingstandard.com/2022/05/06/us-print-sales-fall-another-6-as-the-q1-declines-continue-into-q2/ How to Market Your First Book (For New Authors!) - https://publishdrive.com/how-to-market-your-first-book.html StreetLib expands its global distribution network by adding Legimi - https://blog.streetlib.com/streetlib-expands-its-global-distribution-network-by-adding-legimi/ Are Amazon A+ Pages Worth Your Brand’s Time? - https://marketplacestrategy.com/blog/are-amazon-a-pages-worth-your-brands-time/ A Series of Live Author Events - https://findawayvoices.com/audiobookmonth2022 How Scarlett gets more value from her email list than Amazon ads - https://storyoriginapp.com/blog/scarlett-braden-case-study IngramSpark Academy - Ebooks 101 - https://event.on24.com/wcc/r/3799641/BFD40013A51DF2EC096EEF2BE202A3E1 eBook Fairs - https://DaleLinks.com/eBookFairs 
Inkers Con - https://www.inkerscon.com/ 📝 How Do I Write in Multiple Genres? https://selfpublishingadvice.org/write-in-multiple-genres/ Alliance of Independent Authors - https://Dalelinks.com/ALLi  Prime Day Ad Guide - https://advertising.amazon.com/en-us/library/guides/prime-day-advertising-guide-2022/ Talking Romance with Shayla Black - https://youtu.be/6G18t_RRQbk How to Create Books2Read Reading Lists - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/d2d-webinar-how-to-create-books2read-reading-lists-tickets-342388582467 Lulu's Publishing Accelerator - https://lulupublishing.teachable.com/p/lulu-publishing-accelerator Ecommerce For Authors Q&A - https://event.webinarjam.com/register/34/5oyr6f39  Amazon Literary Contests - https://kdp.amazon.com/en_US/help/topic/G74JGNBF8A46LUEB Kindle Storyteller Award - https://www.amazon.co.uk/b?ie=UTF8&node=12061299031     
Amazon KDP finally acknowledged low content books and it's better than you think...Book Award Pro builds in social sharing for book awards...ALLi offers a new guide for estate planning...Lulu questions your choice of publishing on Amazon alone...Kindlepreneur discusses TikTok for authors...Miblart shares an exhaustive list of self-publishing companies. - Fiction Marketing Academy - https://fictionmarketingacademy.com/  Hello Books - https://www.hellobooks.com/authors  (HELLO-JUNE-OFFER) Book Award Pro - https://app.bookawardpro.com/connect?ssa=13  Alliance of Independent Authors - https://DaleLinks.com/ALLi    HUGE Update For Low Content Book Publishers! Is KDP Cracking Down? - https://youtu.be/YcgYrsBn9gA  Low-Content Books - https://kdp.amazon.com/en_US/help/topic/GGE5T76TWKA85DJM  Is Selling Your Book On Amazon Enough? - https://blog.lulu.com/is-selling-your-book-on-amazon-enough/  TikTok for Authors: The Ultimate Guide - https://kindlepreneur.com/tiktok/  20 Best Self-Publishing Companies in 2022 - https://miblart.com/blog/20-best-self-publishing-companies/ 
Learn how to boost your book's visibility on Amazon with Storiad CEO Ramzi Hajj in this insightful interview. Discover how Storiad aids in book promotion strategies and enhances marketing for authors. Explore the effectiveness of Storiad for promoting books on Amazon and gain valuable insights into marketing on social media. Get free or premium access to Storiad today - https://DaleLinks.com/Storiad (affiliate link). Use code DALE25 to get 25% off for a limited time. 🔴 Subscribe to The Self-Publishing Hub - https://TheSelfPublishingHub.com Join Channel Memberships - https://DaleLinks.com/Memberships  Join Me on Discord - https://DaleLinks.com/Discord  Check out my main YouTube channel  - https://www.youtube.com/@dalelroberts  Where noted, some outbound links financially benefit the channel through affiliate programs. I only endorse programs, products, or services I use and can stand confidently behind. These links do not affect your purchase price and greatly helps to building and growing this channel. Thanks in advance for understanding! - Dale L. Roberts
Book marketing and promotion can seem overwhelming to most authors, especially for introverts. What are the best strategies, and ideas for introverted authors? Can you truly market your book without having to sell your soul or invest a ton of money into online services and sites? Susan Montgomery shares how her plan for book marketing and promotion works for her and what you can do to implement these tips today. Whether your publishing through Amazon or fulfilling direct sales, this interview will share what you need to break out of your shell and sell some books! Susan Montgomery on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/@CreatedbySusanMontgomery  Susan Montgomery - https://www.createdbysusan.com  Subscribe to The Self-Publishing Hub - https://TheSelfPublishingHub.com Join Channel Memberships - https://DaleLinks.com/Memberships Join Me on Discord - https://DaleLinks.com/Discord Check out my main YouTube channel  - https://www.youtube.com/@dalelroberts  Where noted, some outbound links financially benefit the channel through affiliate programs. I only endorse programs, products, or services I use and can stand confidently behind. These links do not affect your purchase price and greatly helps to building and growing this channel. Thanks in advance for understanding! - Dale L. Roberts
Matty Dalrymple is the host of The Indy Author Podcast where she's interviewed over 200 authors. Get insights for landing a podcast interview from a seasoned pro in the indie author space. Find out how all writers should approach podcasts, what questions they should ask, and what are the best tips and tricks to podcasting interviews. Listen into this fun conversation, perfect for all levels-- beginners to veterans. Pod Pro Author Coaching - https://www.theindyauthor.com/services---pod-pro-author-coaching.html What I Learned (free video series) - https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLDnpWFQZeQuZvO-V4yqqoliAomad0Z9ji Matty Dalrymple on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/@TheIndyAuthorPodcast Subscribe to The Self-Publishing Hub - https://TheSelfPublishingHub.com Join Channel Memberships - https://DaleLinks.com/Memberships Join Me on Discord - https://DaleLinks.com/Discord Where noted, some outbound links financially benefit the channel through affiliate programs. I only endorse programs, products, or services I use and can stand confidently behind. These links do not affect your purchase price and greatly helps to building and growing this channel. Thanks in advance for understanding! - Dale L. Roberts
Dr. Anthony Metivier is a successful indie author who experienced a massive breakthrough success when he self published his first book in 2012. Find out what happened when his publishing career came to nearly a screeching halt on Amazon KDP and what advice he'd give authors looking to avoid the same mistakes. You might recognize Dr. Metivier from his Ted Talk or his world-renowned Magnetic Memory Method. Get tips and stories from an indie author who's gone through the highs and lows of the publishing business in this insightful interview. Dr. Anthony Metivier on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/@AnthonyMetivierMMM  Magnetic Memory Method - https://www.magneticmemorymethod.com/  Subscribe to The Self-Publishing Hub - https://TheSelfPublishingHub.com Join Channel Memberships - https://DaleLinks.com/Memberships  Join Me on Discord - https://DaleLinks.com/Discord  Where noted, some outbound links financially benefit the channel through affiliate programs. I only endorse programs, products, or services I use and can stand confidently behind. These links do not affect your purchase price and greatly helps to building and growing this channel. Thanks in advance for understanding! - Dale L. Roberts
Shelby Leigh is an author with a traditional publishing deal while also self-publishing books. Get in-depth insights into marketing and promoting your book based on her extensive background and experience. Shelby Leigh on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/@marketingbyshelby  Shelby Leigh - https://www.marketingbyshelby.com/  Subscribe to The Self-Publishing Hub - https://TheSelfPublishingHub.com Join Channel Memberships - https://DaleLinks.com/Memberships Join Me on Discord - https://DaleLinks.com/Discord  Where noted, some outbound links financially benefit the channel through affiliate programs. I only endorse programs, products, or services I use and can stand confidently behind. These links do not affect your purchase price and greatly helps to building and growing this channel. Thanks in advance for understanding! - Dale L. Roberts
Are you wanting to write and publish a children's book with your child? Would you like insights on where to go, what to do, and how to execute a plan for publishing a kid's book? Then, get insights from self-publishing expert and online business strategies, Jonny Andrews, in this exclusive interview. The Little Poofing Princess by Vivienne Turnbaugh - https://geni.us/SHGG (affiliate link) Tiny Brilliant Humans - https://tinybrillianthumans.com Subscribe to The Self-Publishing Hub - https://TheSelfPublishingHub.com Join Channel Memberships - https://DaleLinks.com/Memberships Join Me on Discord - https://DaleLinks.com/Discord  Where noted, some outbound links financially benefit the channel through affiliate programs. I only endorse programs, products, or services I use and can stand confidently behind. These links do not affect your purchase price and greatly helps to building and growing this channel. Thanks in advance for understanding! - Dale L. Roberts
Recently, I conducted a case study with four authors using the book marketing and promotional service, CraveBooks. Wanting more insights about CraveBooks, I sat down with their Event and Outreach Manager, Kerrie Flanagan, to discuss her background, CraveBooks' tools, and how cash-strapped authors can leverage their services. Listen in for more details! - CraveBooks - https://DaleLinks.com/CraveBooks (affiliate link) CraveBooks Case Study Video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0PaCJJEJVZ0&list=UULFKv8xcrFntOERL7NUXgkypg Subscribe to The Self-Publishing Hub - https://TheSelfPublishingHub.com Join Channel Memberships - https://DaleLinks.com/Memberships Join Me on Discord - https://DaleLinks.com/Discord Where noted, some outbound links financially benefit the channel through affiliate programs. I only endorse programs, products, or services I use and can stand confidently behind. These links do not affect your purchase price and greatly helps to building and growing this channel. Thanks in advance for understanding! - Dale L. Roberts
Fictionary is new software that helps authors with structural editing, but what is it truly like for authors? I spoke with the 2022 Fictionary Book of the Year Award Winner, Adrienne Deeb, about her experience with Fictionary. Find out what writing was like before using Fictionary and why Adrienne leans heavily on the Fictionary software and community to make her writing better.  Fiction Editing Software: Is Fictionary Worth It? - https://youtu.be/eIpQfYYCaok Fictionary - https://fictionary.co Subscribe to The Self-Publishing Hub - https://TheSelfPublishingHub.com   Join Channel Memberships - https://DaleLinks.com/Memberships Join Me on Discord - https://DaleLinks.com/Discord  Where noted, some outbound links financially benefit the channel through affiliate programs. I only endorse programs, products, or services I use and can stand confidently behind. These links do not affect your purchase price and greatly helps to building and growing this channel. Thanks in advance for understanding! - Dale L. Roberts
Join us for a conversation with Danica Favorite, Community Manager at PublishDrive, the premier alternative to Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP). Discover why PublishDrive stands out as the best KDP alternative, offering insights on its benefits, legitimacy, and why it's a top choice for established authors. If you're into self-publishing, this interview is a must-watch! PublishDrive - https://DaleLinks.com/PublishDrive (referral link) Danica Favorite - https://danicafavorite.com/ Danica Favorite on Amazon - https://geni.us/4lN5eH (affiliate link) Subscribe to The Self-Publishing Hub - https://TheSelfPublishingHub.com   Join Channel Memberships - https://DaleLinks.com/Memberships Join Me on Discord - https://DaleLinks.com/Discord  Where noted, some outbound links financially benefit the channel through affiliate programs. I only endorse programs, products, or services I use and can stand confidently behind. These links do not affect your purchase price and greatly helps to building and growing this channel. Thanks in advance for understanding! - Dale L. Roberts
Tune in for an insightful interview with Danica Favorite, an author who transitioned from traditional to self-publishing. Gain valuable advice on querying agents, navigating the publishing process, and making the leap to self-publishing. A must-watch for aspiring writers! Danica Favorite - https://danicafavorite.com/ Danica Favorite on Amazon - https://geni.us/4lN5eH (affiliate link) Subscribe to The Self-Publishing Hub - https://TheSelfPublishingHub.com Join Channel Memberships - https://DaleLinks.com/Memberships Join Me on Discord - https://DaleLinks.com/Discord  Where noted, some outbound links financially benefit the channel through affiliate programs. I only endorse programs, products, or services I use and can stand confidently behind. These links do not affect your purchase price and greatly helps to building and growing this channel. Thanks in advance for understanding! - Dale L. Roberts
Discover essential tax preparation tips for indie authors with insights from professional Bookkeeper and Certified Public Accountant, Erin Engelbrecht. Learn the importance of early tax planning, finding an accountant in December, maintaining organized bookkeeping, tracking mileage, and implementing tax strategies throughout the year. Gain valuable advice on clean financial statements and effective communication with your tax professional for a smooth tax filing process. Prepare for tax season proactively and ensure your financial affairs are in order.  Erin Engelbrecht (Organized Piggy) - https://OrganizedPiggy.com Subscribe to The Self-Publishing Hub - https://TheSelfPublishingHub.com Join Channel Memberships - https://DaleLinks.com/Memberships Join Me on Discord - https://DaleLinks.com/Discord  Where noted, some outbound links financially benefit the channel through affiliate programs. I only endorse programs, products, or services I use and can stand confidently behind. These links do not affect your purchase price and greatly helps to building and growing this channel. Thanks in advance for understanding! - Dale L. Roberts
Miblart recently awarded a book cover design to author and YouTube content creator, Jenny Hansen Lane. We discussed her start in the self-publishing business, how she has over 400 publications, and what she does to determine winning cover design concept using Amazon Advertising. - Jenny Hansen Lane - https://youtube.com/@jennyhansenlane Miblart - https://dalelinks.com/miblart. Use coupon code DALE10 to get 10% off your next cover design. Join Channel Memberships - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCl9CjdZQtzufqgYx0CidSbA/join  Join my community on Discord - http://dalelinks.com/discord  Where noted, some outbound links financially benefit the channel through affiliate programs. I only endorse programs, products, or services I use and can stand confidently behind. These links do not affect your purchase price and greatly helps to building and growing this channel. Thanks in advance for understanding!  - Dale L. Roberts 
Every indie author has a unique story to share, Holly Greenland is no exception to the rule. She's worked with the UK Parliament, the BBC, and more recently, the Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi). Get a look inside Holly's interesting back story and find out how we both got connected for a monthly podcast segment for ALLi called Reaching More Readers (links below).  There is No Marketing Magic Bullet - https://selfpublishingadvice.org/podcast-marketing-magic-bullet/ Successful Marketing for Multigenre Authors - https://selfpublishingadvice.org/podcast-multigenre-authors/# Holly Greenland (Amazon) - https://geni.us/fuoSs (affiliate link) The Alliance of Independent Authors - https://DaleLinks.com/ALLi (affiliate link) Join Channel Memberships - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCl9CjdZQtzufqgYx0CidSbA/join Join my community on Discord - http://dalelinks.com/discord  Where noted, some outbound links financially benefit the channel through affiliate programs. I only endorse programs, products, or services I use and can stand confidently behind. These links do not affect your purchase price and greatly helps to building and growing this channel. Thanks in advance for understanding! - Dale L. Roberts
Are you an indie author looking for an alternative to publishing through the normal print on demand companies like KDP? Would you like more details about self fulfilling your books through offset printing? Then, get some advice and tips about direct sales from the founder of Puffer Print, Jeremy Epstein. See if the process of offset publishing is for you and what you need to know if you plan on ordering bulk orders of your book and other products. PufferPrint - https://pufferprint.com/  Subscribe to PufferPrint - https://www.youtube.com/@pufferprint9836 Join Channel Memberships - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCl9CjdZQtzufqgYx0CidSbA/join  Join my community on Discord - http://dalelinks.com/discord  Where noted, some outbound links financially benefit the channel through affiliate programs. I only endorse programs, products, or services I use and can stand confidently behind. These links do not affect your purchase price and greatly helps to building and growing this channel. Thanks in advance for understanding! - Dale L. Roberts 
Unlock the secrets of successful book marketing with Honoree Corder in this insightful interview. Learn practical strategies and ideas to enhance your book promotion, boost sales, and establish a strong author brand. Honoree shares valuable tips that make marketing your book on platforms like Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) more effective. Discover unorthodox yet proven methods to sell more books and elevate your author journey.  Honoree Corder - https://honoreecorder.com/ Honoree's YouTube channel - https://www.youtube.com/@empirebuildersmasterclass  Writer's Block: This Indie Author Has Your Cure: https://www.youtube.com/live/xal5iKfDJXU?si=VBmRcsIRLbd0MwpN  Join Channel Memberships - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCl9CjdZQtzufqgYx0CidSbA/join Join my community on Discord - http://dalelinks.com/discord  Where noted, some outbound links financially benefit the channel through affiliate programs. I only endorse programs, products, or services I use and can stand confidently behind. These links do not affect your purchase price and greatly helps to building and growing this channel. Thanks in advance for understanding! - Dale L. Roberts
Get a behind-the-scenes peek into the upcoming virtual summit, From Author to Authorpreneur Summit, hosted by April Cox of Self-Publishing Made Simple. We cover what it took for her to arrange the event, how it's completely different from other summits, and what authors can expect on the inside. Naturally, since April was on earlier this year, I had to follow up with her about hitting a major milestone in her coaching business of hitting over 200 books published this year. Sit back, relax, and tune into this conversation with my buddy, April Cox.  From Author to Authorpreneur Summit - https://www.authorpreneursummit.com Self-Publishing Made Simple - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQfqay53p5mczNKUPAtZN-Q April's website - https://www.selfpubmadesimple.com/ Join Channel Memberships - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCl9CjdZQtzufqgYx0CidSbA/join  Join my community on Discord - http://dalelinks.com/discord  Where noted, some outbound links financially benefit the channel through affiliate programs. I only endorse programs, products, or services I use and can stand confidently behind. These links do not affect your purchase price and greatly helps to building and growing this channel. Thanks in advance for understanding! - Dale L. Roberts
Indie author Kevin Tumlinson has served as the face and voice of the Draft2Digital (D2D) brand for the past seven years in his role as the Director of Marketing. Recently, he departed D2D to start a whole new chapter in his life and you won't believe where it lead him. Sit down for an exclusive interview with Kevin and Dale as they talk about being an indie author, working with one of the most popular self-publishing platforms, and so much more! Draft2Digital - https://DaleLinks.com/D2D (referral link) BookSweeps - https://www.booksweeps.com/authors/  Join Channel Memberships - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCl9CjdZQtzufqgYx0CidSbA/join Join my community on Discord - http://dalelinks.com/discord  Where noted, some outbound links financially benefit the channel through affiliate programs. I only endorse programs, products, or services I use and can stand confidently behind. These links do not affect your purchase price and greatly helps to building and growing this channel. Thanks in advance for understanding! - Dale L. Roberts
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