|Readers admire authors who appear on book podcasts. What’s more, research suggests that podcasts create buzz and sell books. But how do you become an in-demand guest? In this episode, ALLi Director Orna Ross and Content Production Manager Dan Parsons discuss a professional strategy for pitching hosts, delivering value, and inspiring readers to buy your books via the medium of podcasting. ~~~ The #AskALLi Beginner Self-Publishing podcast is sponsored by Dartfrog Books, providing indie authors with bookstore placement and promotion opportunities to more than 27,000 book clubs. ~~~ For a comprehensive guide to every step in the publishing process, grab your copy of Creative Self-Publishing: ALLi’s Guide to Independent Publishing for Authors and Poets. Available to ALLi members free from your account dashboard, or to purchase for non-members via the shop in our Self-Publishing Advice website.