EP131: Sam Missingham – A massive boot up the arse for publishing
Sam Missingham fell in love with the quirks of the publishing industry when she started working at The Bookseller over a decade ago. Since then she has worked at HarperCollins as head of audience development, and now runs The Lounge, a marketing resource for writers. With an outsider’s perspective, she has been a pioneer of change in how publishers view digital sales and marketing…
In this episode you will discover…
- Changes in the publishing industry and what lays ahead in the future
- How to reach 26 million people with a budget of £150
- How organisations like The Alliance of Independent Authors can help you
- How you can use The Lounge to market your books
- And what it takes to be an “empowered author”.
Here are some of the links we talked about in the show…
- The Bookseller: https://www.thebookseller.com/ and https://twitter.com/thebookseller
- Futurebook: https://www.thebookseller.com/futurebook/ and https://twitter.com/TheFutureBook
- Sam’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/samatlounge
- The Lounge: http://www.lounge-books.com/subscribe/ and https://twitter.com/lounge_books
- Lounge Marketing: http://www.loungemarketing.com/free-newsletter/
- The Alliance of Independent Authors: https://www.allianceindependentauthors.org/
- Dreadit: https://www.reddit.com/r/Dreadit/
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