If you’re a non-fiction author looking to publish and market your book, we compiled a list of 20 great podcasts that can help. Whether you’re working on your first book or you’re a veteran author, these podcasts can provide great insights, knowledge, and experience.
20 Podcasts For Non-Fiction Authors
| Author Success Show
Are you an aspiring author who wants to successfully self-publish your book? Are you looking for ways to increase your book sales and use your book to grow your business? You are in the right place because the Author Success will show where you get all your questions related to book writing, publishing and marketing answered by successful authors. Enjoy the show with your host – the founder of Happy Self Publishing, Jyotsna Ramachandran.
| Self Publishing School
Learn how to write a book that grows your business with the host who’s done it himself, Chandler Bolt, Founder of the Self Publishing School. Every week, I interview your favorite authors – the most successful authors on the planet – to see how they write & launch their books and to learn how they use books to grow their business.
| Read to Lead
If you believe as I do, that intentional and consistent reading is key to success in business and in life, then this is your podcast. My goal each week is to bring you key thoughts and insights from my conversations with those I consider to be among today’s brightest minds: our generation’s non-fiction authors. We discuss their latest book, as well as their unique perspectives on Leadership, Business, Personal Development, Marketing, Career, and Entrepreneurship. If you love reading, or desire to do more of it, then consider this podcast your audio Cliff’s Notes. The Read to Lead Podcast with host Jeff Brown is a four-time Best Business Podcast nominee.
| The Author Factor
Have you thought about writing a nonfiction business book, but weren’t sure if you could or should?
Each week Amazon # best-selling author of The 100-Page Book and The Magic of Short Books, Mike Capuzzi, interviews published business owner-authors who have written a book to differentiate themselves and create the ultimate competitive advantage. The Author Factor Podcast (formerly The Main Street Author Podcast) gives business owners, entrepreneurs and CEOs the book writing inspiration, encouragement and book marketing tips they need to write a book that will impact the world and impact their bottom line.
Being a published book author is one of the smartest business decisions you can make and if you want to hear how others have done it, this podcast is for you!
| Write Your Book In A Flash
If you’re a thought leader who wants to expand your influence, or if you’re an executive who wants to grow your business, you’re in the right place. Welcome to our Podcast with host Dan Janal, where you’ll learn how successful people just like you have grown their businesses and made more money by writing books. On each episode, you’ll learn all the inside secrets to help you create a powerful marketing tool that can skyrocket your business.
| Entrepreneur Publishing Academy
Make no mistake; if you’re an author, you’re an entrepreneur. You’re selling the world on your book, aren’t you? Of course, it’s not as easy as launching a business and then tossing any old book up on Amazon. That’s why Entrepreneur Publishing Academy with host Anna David teaches entrepreneurs to publish books on the specific topic and in the specific way that will launch or grow their businesses. The show is a combination of solo question-and-answer episodes and interviews with best-selling authors, entrepreneurs and publishing insiders. It has had over 950,000 downloads, regularly appears on the top 100 career podcast list and is actually funny. Not David Sedaris funny but still funny.
| The Sell More Books Show
Authors, are you struggling to get the word out about your books? Discover the latest book marketing and publishing news, tools and strategies. This is the Sell More Books Show with Jim Kukral and Bryan Cohen. Every week you’ll get helpful tips and ideas to make your book sales soar. Visit SellMoreBooksShow.com for detailed show notes and more info.
| The Extraordinary Business Book Club
Alison Jones, publisher and book coach, explores business books from both a writer’s and a reader’s perspective. Interviews with authors, publishers, business leaders, entrepreneurs, tech wizards, social media strategists, PR and marketing experts and others involved in helping businesses tell their story effectively.
| Writer on the Side
Most employees want to write a book but don’t have the time to write or don’t know where to start. This podcast with host Hassan Osman will show you how to get your nonfiction book published while working a full-time job. You’ll also get simple tips about launching and marketing your book.
| The Best Seller
With so many new business books and titles published each year, where do C-Suite business leaders begin to find which ones are worth the read? Best Seller Podcast, with host Taryn Winter Brill, sits down with the authors of the world’s leading business books to get it straight from the source as to what makes their books stand out from the crowd. Learn how the business books featured here can help business owners and executives and why you should go out to buy them today.
| High-Income Business Writing
Ed Gandia, co-author of the bestselling book, The Wealthy Freelancer, reveals how to propel your writing business to the six-figure level (or the part-time equivalent). In this nuts-and-bolts, no-nonsense podcast, you’ll discover how to get better clients, earn more in less time, and bring more freedom and joy into your writing business. Ed will walk you through the practical, “doable” systems and strategies he has developed in his own writing business — the same systems he has taught his private coaching clients. He’ll also show you what’s working for other business writers by bringing you real case studies from the field. And he’ll share all this information in an honest and transparent way, with no hype or fluff. Topics covered include: getting better and higher-paying clients; banishing the feast-or-famine cycle; doing more of the work that excites you; how to raise your fees and rates; boosting your productivity; making your business recession-proof; discovering and leveraging your strengths; finding your niche; pricing content writing projects; pricing copywriting projects; writing white papers; writing case studies; writing web copy; writing articles; and much more.
| Book Launch Show
Follow along as book launch expert Tim Grahl teaches you the fundamentals of launching a bestselling book. Based on his work with hundreds of authors and launching dozens of top New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and other bestselling books, he will share the insights and step-by-step tactics you can use to launch your own successful book.
| Get Your Book Done
Join USA Today and Wall Street Journal best-selling author, award-winning publisher and book writing coach, Christine Kloser, each week as she brings you deep-dive interviews with New York Times best-sellers, publishing industry leaders, everyday authors and marketing experts eager to help you make a difference with your message and experience publishing success… Because authorship is one of the most powerful things you can do to transform yourself, your readers, your business and ultimately the world. If you’re a non-fiction author thinking about writing a book or already working on one — this podcast is for you!
| Turn Your Book Into A Business
In the “Turn your book into a business” podcast with host Brad Hauck, we help non fiction & business book authors sell more books, make more money & build a business from what they know! Learn how you can grow a lifestyle business from your books so that you can reach a wide audience, help more people & make a difference in the world.
| The Business Of Self-Publishing
Host Joseph C. Kunz, Jr. helps make it easy for bloggers and other content creators to self-publish nonfiction books that will help them build instant authority and credibility, establish them as thought leaders, and more. I share with you lots of actionable information that you can apply to all aspects of your own book publishing – from writing, editorial, production, design, selling, and book marketing – AND provides practical tips, guidance, and strategies to help new and experienced authors sell more books for years to come.
| The emPowered Author
How do I write a book that will sell? How do I sell a book I’m passionate about? And how in the world do I build a business and keep momentum from a message that I feel the world so desperately wants and needs? Welcome to the emPowered Author Podcast, where we empower nonfiction writers, authors and authorpreneurs with impactful marketing strategies to help you take your important message and share it with those who desperately *need* it, *want* it and will *buy* it. Each season, host Stephanie Feger of the emPower PR Group (and a nonfiction author, herself) dives into marketing tactics that can help you build upon your goals to reach more people, sell more books, engage your current followers, and more! Stephanie invites you to become inspired with specific, laser-focused strategies and tactics to help you write books that sell, promote books to those who need and want them most, and build a meaningful business from a message that is empowering. This podcast is your one-stop-shop of marketing insights from an author who understands exactly where you are and is ready to empower you with the tools you need to succeed. Through her collaborations with industry experts, Stephanie provides you with innovative strategies on a variety of topics relevant to writers, authors and authorpreneurs. What do you say? Are you ready to be empowered? We believe that emPowered people empower people. We are ready to emPower you!
| The Business of Writing
The Business of Writing Podcast with hosts Rachel Mazza and Laura Gale is where the best creative minds of our time share how they’ve built thriving businesses around their writing skills. It’s time to kill the myth that writing doesn’t pay—on this show you’ll learn how to make words work for you. We’ll be going deep into the art and science of great writing, the business acumen you need to make your business thrive, and writers of all kinds will share hard-earned insights you won’t get anywhere else.
| Smart Women Publish
Conversations with women who self-publish non-fiction books – as well as experts who assist in the process – to help you do yours with host Bev Ryan.
| Entrepreneur to Author
A clear, concise, and compelling first-person narrative that takes the listener on a journey of writing and publishing their own non-fiction book. From content creation to story strategy. From building authority to growing a business. From Entrepreneur to Author with host Scott A. MacMillan.
| AskAlli: Self-Publishing Advice
Tune into our podcast twice weekly. On Fridays, the self-publishing advice podcast offers guidance to authors about publishing their own fiction, nonfiction and poetry books, with ALLi director Orna Ross and co-hosts (includes ALLi Member Q&A). And on every other Sunday, multimedia manager Howard Lovy interviews ALLi members and advisors about their books in the Inspirational Indie Author’s series.
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