A podcast about book publishing and author branding.
Published Podcast Ep. 54 | How to Create a Winning PR Strategy with Sam Ofman
35:26Today, I’ll speak with Greenleaf’s Digital Media Strategist, Sam Ofman, about book publicity and how it has changed in recent years. Sam will tell us about the impact a strong PR campaign can make for an author and their book, and how you can get started on your PR efforts.
Published Podcast Ep. 53 | How to Grow an Engaged Social Media Community with Nick Hutchison
24:38Today I’ll speak with Nick Hutchison, the founder of BookThinkers, an online book community focused on highlighting personal development and growth titles. Nick will tell us all about BookThinkers and how he and his team have built a successful book influencer platform.
Published Ep. 52 | How to Make Your Book Proposal Stand Out to Agents and Publishers with Jennie Nash
29:26This is the second part of our two episode special with author and book coach, Jennie Nash. If you haven’t listened to part one yet, go back and check out episode 51. In today’s episode, Jennie picks up where we left off and dives deeper into the topic of book proposals, sharing her insight into what makes a proposal truly standout.
Published Podcast Ep. 51 | How to Write a Successful Book Proposal with Jennie Nash
33:30Today, I’ll speak with author and book coach, Jennie Nash. This will be the first part of a two episode special, where we dive deep into the art of creating a successful book proposal. Jennie will share what it takes to craft a compelling proposal and offer advice for authors embarking on this process.
Published Podcast Ep. 50 | How to Create a Successful Children's Book with Ryan Mita
21:22Today I’ll speak with Membership and Marketing Manager at the Chilren’s Book Council and recent PW Rising Star Honoree, Ryan Mita, all about the world of children’s books. He’ll share his insights and tell us all about the Children’s Book Council and how they support authors and publishers in this genre.
Published Podcast Ep. 49 | How to Get Your Book into Independent Bookstores with Katrina Brooks
23:44Today, I’ll speak with Katrina Brooks, the owner of the independent bookstore Black Pearl Books. We’re asking Katrina all about indie bookshops, and how authors can best approach an indie store when they’re looking for places to distribute their book. As a black-owned, independent bookstore, Katrina gives us insights into how Black Pearl Books operates, and what she looks for when considering stocking a new title on her shelves.
Published Podcast Ep. 45 | How to Avoid the Biggest Publishing Mistakes with Justin Branch
26:01In this episode, we speak to Justin Branch, the Director of Consulting at Greenleaf Book Group, about how to sniff out publishing scams, and the biggest mistakes he’s seen authors make when evaluating publishers.