Get Published # 1 – Book Promotion in the Age of Social Media

I have thought about the day I would release my own podcast for several months now and I can’t think of a more fitting topic to begin with than “Self Promotion in the Age of Social Media”.

I hope you enjoy this, my first offering.  If you have any comments, questions or suggestions, please email me:  podcast at michellplested dot com.  

Get Published – Episode 1


Show Notes

00:00 — Opening – Get Published, Episode 1

  • Everything has to start somewhere and this is the start of “Get Published”

0:12 — Introduction – Show #1: Book Promotion in the Age of Social Media

  • Who is Michell Plested and why did he create this podcast?

01:29 — Promos: Survival Guide to Writing Fantasy

02:48 — Show #1: Book Promotion in the Age of Social Media (continued)

  • Feedback, Questions and Answers Segment
  • Topic to discuss:  Should an author get an agent first or contact the publisher directly?  Email podcast at michellplested dot com with your comments

03:37 — Promos: 12 Volt Theatre

03:54 — Show #1: Book Promotion in the Age of Social Media (continued)

  • Why discuss Book Promotion in a podcast where getting published is the theme?
  • When do you start promoting yourself and your book?
  • Roles of the author in today’s marketplace
  • What are the options for promotion today compared to yesterday’s options?
  • Can you the author disregard “old-style” promotional techniques?
  • What are the benefits to using Social Media for promotion?
  • Social Media typically means more work and more sharing of yourself.
  • Don’t be shy!

12:28 — Promos: Dragon Moon Press

12:59 — Closing


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