Book Marketing: 5 Incredibly Useful Podcast Episodes

the reluctant book marketer hosted by jody sperling

Are you a writer with a book, or working on a book? At some point you need to start figuring out how to get your words out for readers to see. If you’re like me, that whole marketing thing sounds intimidating. Writing a story; no problem. Coming up with a marketing campaign; ah sh*t…

Fortuitously for us, friends…

The Reluctant Book Marketer is here!

I’ve been a guest on The Reluctant Book Marketer in the past. In fact, I was supposed to be on RIGHT NOW, but I’m still trying to buy a car online…

So while I’m “busy” here waiting-for-my-car/postponing-my-second-appearance, enjoy some of these fantastic episodes. Plus the one I was on. (See what I did there?)

(Some of ) CT’s Favorite TBRM Episodes

SEO with Christopher Tallon TRBM

Christopher Tallon Spoke to me about how he started his Podcast Creative Ops and the associated website and blog to build an audience for his forthcoming novel, Switchers. Chris has Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Goodreads. If you take one thing from this episode it's to preorder Switchers. Nothing has a bigger impact on a writer's life than preordering his book, and you have that chance from now until June 3rd. So do it. Preorder Switchers today.If you're curious to check any of the movies we mentioned you can pick up a copy of Looper for a fun time travel yarn, or Primer for a more disturbing time travel tale.As always, please join my newsletter for more insights on the marketing mindset you won't find anywhere else and jump over to Patreon where you can support my show for as little as $5.00 a month.Subscribe to my Substack for unparalleled partner content, and follow me on Twitter. This is a public episode. If you would like to discuss this with other subscribers or get access to bonus episodes, visit jodyjsperling.substack.com

Steven James Discusses the Changing Landscape of Book Marketing TRBM

Steven James, author of 18 novels and THE ART OF THE TALE, in addition to countless other books, magazine articles and more joined me to discuss how he has witnessed the publishing industry since the 90s when he began publishing.If you loved this show, you'll love joining my newsletter.And if the sound of the official coffee of THE RELUCTANT BOOK MARKETER was as enticing to you as it was to me, order now! Do it. Order now. We're talking ultra-premium coffee here, folks. Get it now!Subscribe to my Substack for unparalleled partner content, and follow me on Twitter. This is a public episode. If you would like to discuss this with other subscribers or get access to bonus episodes, visit jodyjsperling.substack.com

Building A Brand Through Influencing with Thomas J Bellezza TRBM

Thomas J Bellezza is a musician, author, influencer, coach and podcaster. He's so much more. In our discussion, Thomas talks about how to brand beyond the book. He cares, and you should be too.Got cold hands? Check out the Writer's Glove and use my code TRBM to get 10% off!Want to banish writer's block forever? Order Writer's Block Coffee and use my code TRBM to get 10% off today.Join my newsletter for all the best stuff. C'mon! Do it.Subscribe to my Substack for unparalleled partner content, and follow me on Twitter. This is a public episode. If you would like to discuss this with other subscribers or get access to bonus episodes, visit jodyjsperling.substack.com

Treat Your Novels Like a Business TRBM

My guest, Jane Buckley shares her story of marketing done right. Visit her website to buy all of her books.This episode was sponsored by Brent Sharpe. If you live in Colorado, there's simply no excuse to use any other insurance agent. He'll help you with auto, home, life, and commercial insurance as well as health insurance. Call him today.Subscribe to my Substack for unparalleled partner content, and follow me on Twitter. This is a public episode. If you would like to discuss this with other subscribers or get access to bonus episodes, visit jodyjsperling.substack.com

Getting the Most Out of Your Marketing When You Start Too Late with Liam Stirling TRBM

In this episode I talk to self-published author Liam Stirling about his first novel. We dive into his mindset that "if he wrote it, readers would come" and how that set him up for hard lessons about marketing.And if you're interested in Jeff Akin's podcast, Starfleet Leadership Academy – Leadership Through Star Trek, have a listen here.Want to start drinking the official coffee of The Reluctant Book Marketer? Get the best beans in the land right here and know that with each sip, that tasty brew is helping to support this podcast you love by using the link above or entering the code writersblockcoffee.com/trbm into your phone or browser.Subscribe to my Substack for unparalleled partner content, and follow me on Twitter. This is a public episode. If you would like to discuss this with other subscribers or get access to bonus episodes, visit jodyjsperling.substack.com

Look for me to be on there again in 2023!

-CT

christopher tallon switchers

Christopher Tallon is the author of the dark, adventurous, time-travel novel Switchers.

Row row row your boat / Gently down the stream

Merrily merrily merrily merrily / Life…is but a dream

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