February 6, 2023
Chicago 12, Melborne City, USA
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5 Self-Publishing Mistakes I made as a Debut Indie Author



When I started self-publishing as a brand new indie author, I made some really big mistakes on my debut novel. I wanted to share in this video so you could learn from my mistakes and avoid making them with your own book!

Mentioned in Video:
◦ Cover Design Playlist: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PL3IFBPbxQRyqUB8NzkkVIF2-dP1ccVmg6
◦ Editing Playlist: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PL3IFBPbxQRypNRMVsRrxXTqxoG2hNqwv3
◦ Why Covers Sell Books: https://youtu.be/4jsuosyWpBI
◦ My Author Story: https://youtu.be/b1NI1phbbuc
◦ Stone Ridge Books Cover Design: https://stoneridgebooks.com/book-cover-design/
◦ Enchanted Ink Publishing: https://www.enchantedinkpublishing.com/
◦ Reedsy.com (for editors and other publishing professionals): https://www.reedsy.com
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📚 T H E S T O L E N K I N G D O M S E R I E S :
https://www.bethanyatazadeh.com/thestolenkingdom
◦ COLLECTOR’S EDITION / BOX SET: https://amzn.to/34A9wFw
◦ THE SECRET GIFT: https://books2read.com/thesecretgift
◦ THE STOLEN KINGDOM: https://books2read.com/thestolenkingdom
◦ THE JINNI KEY: https://books2read.com/thejinnikey
◦ THE CURSED HUNTER: https://books2read.com/thecursedhunter
◦ THE ENCHANTED CROWN: https://books2read.com/theenchantedcrown
◦ The Stolen Kingdom Audiobook: https://www.audible.com/pd/B088FVQNJK/?source_code=AUDFPWS0223189MWT-BK-ACX0-195681&ref=acx_bty_BK_ACX0_195681_rh_us
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📖 B E C O M E A P A T R O N :
Where you can receive digital early reader copies of my books, writing & publishing advice, help with your author platform, meet writer friends, and more!
https://www.patreon.com/bethanyatazadeh

💻 M Y A U T H O R N E W S L E T T E R :
Sign up for FREE exclusives (the first HALF of The Stolen Kingdom + a step-by-step self-publishing guide): https://www.bethanyatazadeh.com/contact

❤️ M Y M E R C H :
https://teespring.com/stores/bethanyatazadeh

📚 M Y S E L F P U B L I S H I N G C O U R S E :
https://www.udemy.com/course/novel-self-publishing-and-marketing-masterclass/?referralCode=4D59A9B5BB7B69999003

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📒 M Y O T H E R W O R K :
◦ EVALENE’S NUMBER: https://amzn.to/3sZPlKi
◦ PEARL’S NUMBER: https://amzn.to/3Kyp63Q
◦ MARKETING FOR AUTHORS SERIES: https://amzn.to/3pTrbPG
◦ THE CONFIDENT CORGI: https://amzn.to/36aJd9m
◦ Novel Planner Notebook (mug cover): https://amzn.to/3hYnzYo
◦ Novel Planner Notebook (laptop cover): https://amzn.to/3KwvW9Z

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❤️ C O M P A N I E S I L O V E & A M A N A F F I L I A T E F O R :
◦ PUBLISH AND THRIVE: https://heartbreathings.teachable.com/courses/publish-and-thrive?affcode=145068_cetumz57
◦ WRITING STICKERS & the book launch planner (10% off discount code is BETHANY10): https://stoneridgestickers.com/?ref=QOknrNnHtPsOE
◦ EPIDEMIC SOUND (where I get my music! If you’d like to try it for a month, using this link gives me a free month! Thank you in advance!): https://www.epidemicsound.com/referral/pltye4/
◦ DRAFT2DIGITAL: https://www.draft2digital.com/bethanyatazadeh

💬 L E T ‘ S C O N N E C T 💬
Website | https://www.bethanyatazadeh.com
Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/authorbethanyatazadeh
YouTube | https://www.youtube.com/bethanyatazadeh
Patreon | https://www.patreon.com/bethanyatazadeh
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Thanks for watching!
❤️ Bethany

Note: some of these links are affiliate links and will support me with a little extra income at no extra cost to you. 🙂

Timestamps:
0:30 – Mistake #1 with Covers
3:32 – Mistake #2 with Edits/Editors
6:12 – Mistake #3 with Unnecessary Spending
7:56 – Mistake #4 with Preorder Methods
12:05 – Mistake #5 in the writing process

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