My Latest Advice on Book Publishing and Marketing

advice on publishing and marketing

This week, I’m a guest on the Smarty Pants Book Marketing podcast, where I discuss traditional publishing, self-publishing, and marketing with Chris Syme, including:

  • Advice on how to make the jump from indie author to traditional publishing—or if you should
  • The pros and cons of book pricing
  • Tips on building your platform
  • How to tackle writing with a business approach

Click here to listen to the show.

Also, I just wrapped up my fourth office hours session over at Facebook, where I run a wide-ranging Q&A with writers. The videos are time-stamped so you can jump straight to the question you’re interested in. Here are links to each recording:

My Facebook office hours are going on vacation over the summer, but I’ll be back in the fall.

Click here to find my discussion with Chris Syme on traditional publishing, self-publishing, and marketing on the Smarty Pants Book Marketing podcast. I cover advice on how to make the jump from indie author to traditional publishing—or if you should; the pros and cons of book pricing; tips on building your platform; and How to tackle writing with a business approach. Click here to find my discussion with Chris Syme on traditional publishing, self-publishing, and marketing on the Smarty Pants Book Marketing podcast. I cover advice on how to make the jump from indie author to traditional publishing—or if you should; the pros and cons of book pricing; tips on building your platform; and How to tackle writing with a business approach.

Posted in Getting Published, Marketing & Promotion.
Jane Friedman

Jane Friedman

Jane Friedman (@JaneFriedman) has 20 years of experience in the publishing industry, with expertise in digital media strategy for authors and publishers. She is the co-founder and editor of The Hot Sheet, the essential newsletter on the publishing industry for authors.

In addition to being a columnist for Publishers Weekly, Jane is a professor with The Great Courses, which released her 24-lecture series, How to Publish Your Book. She also has a book forthcoming from the University of Chicago Press, The Business of Being a Writer (March 2018).

Jane speaks regularly at conferences and industry events such as BookExpo America, Digital Book World, and the AWP Conference, and has served on panels with the National Endowment for the Arts and the Creative Work Fund. Find out more.

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