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Self-Publishing Advice & Inspirations

Nov 17, 2017

Ep#77: This week we're showcasing the session "How Authors use Podcasts to grow their Brand" hosted by Tim Lewis. If you’re considering starting a podcast to raise your indie author profile and grow your audience, Tim shares the what, why, and when of podcasting for beginners.

Topics covered in this author podcast include:

  • What is a Podcast?
  • Who Can Launch a Podcast?
  • The Basics of RSS Feeds & Podcast Hosting.
  • Why you SHOULDN’T launch a Podcast.
  • Why you SHOULD launch a Podcast.
  • How do you Start a Podcast?
  • Podcasting Equipment.
  • Choosing Your Podcasting Niche.
  • Stereo vs. Mono Audio Tracks.
  • Avoiding explicit podcast.
  • Avoiding Copyright Infringement.
  • Podcast Hosting.
  • Options Podcast Ratings and Reviews.
  • Building a Podcast Audience.
  • Podcast Editing.
  • Make it easy to Subscribe on Android.
  • Become a Podcast Guest.

Our weekly Self-Publishing Advice broadcast is brought to you by ALLi, the Alliance of Independent Authors. This Indie Author Fringe Highlight  is one of four regular shows, which include an ALLi Member Q&A, a beginners' salon and an advanced self-publishing salon.

Find more author advice, tips and tools at our self-publishing advice center, And, if you haven’t already, we invite you to join our organization and become a self-publishing ally. You can do that at

If you're not familiar with our Fringe event, it's three-times a year, online conference for self-publishing authors, brought to you by the Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi), and fringe to the major global publishing fairs; London Book Fair, BookExp, and Frankfurt Book Fair. ALLi brings together the most up-to-date self-publishing education and information available and broadcasts it to authors everywhere. Running 24 sessions over 24 continuous hours allows our members, and other authors round the globe, to attend sessions, no matter where they’re located. For more information, visit our Conference Home Page

Now, go write and publish.

Host Bio: Tim Lewis is the author of three Science Fiction novellas and two (soon to be three) short fantasy novels. He is also the host of the Begin Self-Publishing Podcast as has interviewed over forty authors, experts and marketing specialists about how to produce and market a book. Website: Facebook: Facebook/timlewis808 Twitter: @stonehampress Pinterest: stonehampress