The self-publishing industry is constantly evolving, and at Self-Publishing Relief, we know it’s not easy to keep up with all the latest trends, technologies, and titles. A great way to stay on top of self-publishing industry changes and tips is to use one of the most popular new tools for learning: Podcasts! Listening to podcasts about self-publishing will keep you up-to-date about the newest developments—and you can listen while also getting the laundry done, commuting to work, or weeding your garden.
As the number of podcast listeners grows, there’s a wider choice of podcasts available about all sorts of self-publishing topics. We’ve focused on the cream of the crop to help you get started.
Here Are The 6 Best Self-Publishing Podcasts You Should Listen To Regularly
AskALLi. The Alliance of Independent Authors is a professional, non-profit association for self-publishing authors. Its weekly podcast covers a wide range of topics for everyone on the self-publishing spectrum, from beginners to seasoned veterans.
Authority Pub. Run by successful self-publishers Steve Scott and Barrie Davenport, this podcast posts two episodes per week. Their particular focus is on how to harness the power of Amazon’s promotional tools, but they address many other aspects of self-publishing as well.
The Creative Penn. Joanna Penn is a best-selling indie author of thrillers and nonfiction. In her weekly podcast she discusses a variety of subjects, including the craft of writing, publishing options, and effective marketing strategies.
Everybody Hates Self-Publishing. Carrie Rollwagen, author of the self-published book The Localist, hosts this podcast, which “explores the good, the bad, and the ugly” aspects of indie publishing.
Rocking Self-Publishing. This weekly podcast is based on interviews with authors who have made names for themselves with self-published books. Aspiring self-publishers can learn a lot by listening to the stories of how these successful writers got started and how they made it big.
Self-Publishing Journeys. Dystopian fiction writer Paul Teague’s weekly podcast is aimed at a particular audience: indie authors who are still trying to figure out the process and also writers Teague calls “in-betweenies,” who are writing and self-publishing their work but haven’t yet achieved fame and fortune.
Podcasts can be a valuable way to discover information and inspiration that will keep you current with the ever-changing world of self-publishing. It’s a great way to connect with fellow indie writers and even learn some tricks of the trade!
Question: What’s your favorite podcast about self-publishing?