SPF-099: Slave to the Algorithm – with Data Ninja David Gaughran


Champion of indie author justice, David Gaughran joins James at the NINC conference to discuss his start in self-publishing, and what he’s observing lately in the industry.

This week’s highlights include:

  • How the fundamentals of indie publishing have not changed since 2011
  • The importance of different marketing strategies depending on whether an author is in KU or publishes wide
  • Why the business of being an author is better than ever
  • Remembering that no one will work harder for your book than you will
  • On indie authors being miles ahead of the big 5 when it comes to marketing
  • David’s lesson on writing in a series

Resources mentioned in this episode:

PATREON: Self Publishing Formula Podcast’s Patreon page

David’s books:

Let’s Get Digital

Let’s Get Visible

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