Heidi Thorne Publishes First Coloring Book for Adults

Self publishing advocate and author, Heidi Thorne, has published her first coloring book for adults titled, Daylily Coloring Book. It features coloring pages of garden plants and scenes. The book is available on Amazon.com. “This is a real departure and experiment for me,” says Thorne. “Typically, I self publish text-based books on business and publishing. …

Survey Finds Age a Factor in How Readers Discover Books

The Book Discovery Survey 2020 found that age may impact what sources readers use to discover books to read. The survey asked 490 anonymous readers in the United States to indicate their use of book discovery sources such as friends and family, Amazon search, libraries, bookstores, and social media. Participants were asked to indicate whether …

Survey Finds Friends and Family to be Key Influence for Readers’ Book Discovery

The Book Discovery Survey 2020 found that friends and family are very influential in how readers discover books to read. The survey asked 490 readers in the United States to indicate their use of book discovery sources. Of the choices, 41.02% of participants said they use friends and family often, and 86.73% said they use …

Heidi Thorne Publishes Book on Author Networking

Dr. Heidi Thorne, MBA/DBA, has published a book titled, Networking for Authors: How to Build Your Fan Base and Book Sales through Networking. The book is available in Kindle eBook on Amazon, and as an audio book on Audible and Apple Books. Thorne says that her own frustrations with networking as an author prompted her …

Heidi Thorne Publishes Book on Creativity

Dr. Heidi Thorne, MBA/DBA, has published a new book titled, Understanding Your Creativity: Discover the Internal and External Factors that Affect Your Creative Life. The book is available in print, Kindle eBook, and audio book on Amazon.com. The audio edition is also available on Audible and Apple Books. “After coming to grips with issues surrounding …

Heidi Thorne Discusses Book Trends as Guest on The Bacon Podcast

Dr. Heidi Thorne, MBA/DBA, was a guest on The Bacon Podcast, a podcast on marketing hosted by online marketing strategist, Brian Basilico of B2b Interactive Marketing, Inc. The Bacon Podcast on iTunes was voted one of Inc. Magazines top 35 business podcasts. On the podcast, Heidi discussed recent book trends toward multi-format listeners, as well …

Heidi Thorne was Guest on Smarter Event Planning Podcast

Dr. Heidi Thorne, MBA/DBA, was a guest on the Smarter Event Planning Podcast, hosted by event professional, Jason Allan Scott. The episode covered a variety of topics for event planners and publishers, including self publishing, trends in events, and advances in technology. Click here to listen.

Heidi Thorne Publishes Audio Book on Self Publishing

Dr. Heidi Thorne, MBA/DBA, has published an audio book on the business of self publishing titled, Self Publishing to Make Money: What You Need to Know, which is now available on Audible, Amazon, and iTunes Audio Books. The title is also available in print and Kindle eBook on Amazon. “I’ve been so annoyed with the …

Self Publishing Survey Reveals Authors’ Low Book Incomes, High Hopes

Business author and speaker, Dr. Heidi Thorne, MBA/DBA, has published results from the Thorne Self Publishing Survey 2018. The survey was conducted from July to November 2018 and anonymously surveyed 163 self published authors on a variety of issues including book income and forecasts, motivations, challenges and familiarity with traditional and self publishing models. “What I …

The Heidi Thorne Show Video Podcast to Launch

Dr. Heidi Thorne, MBA/DBA, host of The Heidi Thorne Show podcast, will be adding a video podcast in addition to audio only episodes. The video podcast will be available on YouTube on her Heidi Thorne video channel.┬áBoth the video and audio versions of the podcast will contain the same material for each episode. “Even though …