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Nov 17, 2017

Learn what makes readers respond to your books.  The annual Smashwords Survey takes a quantitative, unconventional approach to identifying best practices that make books more desirable and more enjoyable to readers. Mark Coker discusses the results of this sixth annual survey, and provides new data never before released...


Nov 10, 2017

Sell your ebook to libraries. Learn how libraries select, curate and purchase ebooks. Learn how a successful library ebook marketing strategy can help you sell more books at retail as well. Supplemental show notes at https://smashwords.com/podcast


Nov 3, 2017

Beta readers help you write a better book.  Learn everything you need to know to plan and organize a successful beta reader round.    26 minutes. Supplemental show notes at https://smashwords.com/podcast


Oct 27, 2017

Trends shaping the future of authorship and book publishing.  Mark identifies seven key trends and explores what these trends mean for your future as an author.  You’ll learn why there’s never been a better time to publish an ebook, and you’ll learn how self-published ebooks enjoy significant competitive...


Oct 27, 2017

Introductory primer to ebook publishing. Learn how easy, fast and free it is to self-publish an ebook. Mark Coker presents a complete ebook publishing checklist. You'll learn how to produce, publish, price and promote an ebook. You'll learn how to make your book discoverable and purchasable by millions of readers around...