When speaking with authors about GDPR, I get a variety of responses that range from a thoughtful what are you talking about to a sense of panic. If you’re in the “what are you talking about” category, GDPR is the General Data Protection Regulation rule in the EU that will govern data protection and privacy for individuals within the European Union.
Today’s guest is author BL (Barb) Berry, and as you’ll hear in the interview, her job forced her to take a hard look at GDPR, and then to take an even deeper look at how it might impact her career as a romance author. She shares what’s she’s doing for GDPR in this interview.read more
This week’s guest is author Bobbi Holmes, who joined us on episode 82 almost two years ago when we discussed pre-orders. She shares her thoughts on finding a publication schedule that can work with your life, and what has worked for her in publishing sixteen books over the past four years.read more
In today’s episode, we take close look at the process romance author, Jami Albright uses to keep her books tickling the Amazon algorithms, staying near the top of the sales charts, and generating around $5,000 in royalties each month. Jami manages all of this despite the fact that she’s published only two books, both in the last year.read more
One of the great debates in the indie author community is the KDP Select versus selling wide choice that every indie author must consider. It’s easy to find success stories on both sides of the divide, but which direction is right for your author business? Mystery and thriller author Kristi Belcamino did her research when she transitioned from traditionally published to indie and chose KDP Select. But she’s since changed her mind. In this episode, she explains why.read more
After a lengthy break, The Author Biz returns next week for season 2. I know, I know, how can there be a season two without a season one. But I’m calling the first 132 episodes season one and we’re moving on! Thanks for keeping the show in your podcast app!read more
In today’s episode, we delve into the importance of personal development for authors, with one of my favorite guests, Honorée Corder. We recorded this conversation face to face at the 20 books conference in Las Vegas the day after she gave her inspiring keynote address.read more
Before getting into the business of writing I spent twenty-five years in the technology business as a financial guy, and then as a serial entrepreneur. I know what it takes to start and run a successful business.