Greetings, my dear friends. I’ve created this page to keep you informed. Rather than junking up your inbox with everything I’m doing and all the places you can see me, I decided to put all of that info in one simple place. 

You may see me posting this to social media as well. So, if you caught a post, but missed the time, know you can come here and get the info you need.

Events and happenings are listed below in the order of occurrence.

Looking for a past event? Check the archive at the bottom of this page.

What’s Happening Now

Creator Fundamentals Live Q&A for Video Creators – Every Wednesday @ 8p EDT
If you want to learn more about video, then join me every Wednesday on Creator Fundamentals with Dan Currier. Though the channel leans heavily on YouTube, you’ll find more content covering the Amazon Influencer program, additional ways to make a living online, and more. Subscribe to his channel to get notifications of when we go live.
Wanna help support Self-Publishing with Dale? Check out Local PR Toolkit! Get $100 off with coupon code, dale. 

⇒ NaNoWriMo – All Month in November

Starting next month, I’ll be doing writing sprints on the podcast channel and Twitch through November (NaNoWriMo). We’ll be going every Tuesday through Thursday (off on Thanksgiving, of course). I’ll get an occasional Monday or Friday. No weekends though. More details coming soon.

Answering Comments & Live Book Audits – Oct. 29 @ 9:15am EDT

#Audiblegate: Is Publishing Audiobooks on Audible Safe? – Nov. 1 @ 12:15pm EDT

It’s been over a year since Audible was caught fleecing authors of their earnings while encouraging customers to return audiobooks like a library checkout system. All authors, from self-published to traditionally published, suffered from this egregious error. Has Audible course corrected? What about the lawsuit? Any good news yet? Find out in this year in review of the Audiblegate fiasco.
Event Archive

Marketing Plan for Your Book Launch – Oct. 25 @ 12:15p EDT

You wrote the book, then you published it. For whatever reason, sales are non-existent and you’re confused about why. It all comes down to your book launch. Imagine getting a book marketing plan you can use for your newly self-published book. What if you could get a step-by-step process on what you should do and in what order? Tune in for the answers!

Answering Comments Live – Oct. 22 @ 9:15am EDT

Now the live chat is open to everyone. If you want a book audit, submit your ASIN and I’ll review it live on air. We’ll discuss what needs work and additional recommendations based on your needs.

Inside the Mind Behind Kindle Vella – Oct. 20 @ 2:15p EDT

Would you like an inside look into who led the initial ideation, strategy and launch of the brand-new Kindle Vella reading experience? We’re chatting with Virginia Milner, principal product manager for Kindle Direct Publishing and head of Kindle Vella, about the new self-publishing option for author serials.

5 Alternatives to Amazon Advertising for Books – Oct. 18 @ 12:15p EDT

Amazon Advertising for books published through KDP is all everyone talks about. Isn’t there another way to promote your books without having to become an ads wizard on Amazon? Get the five best alternatives to Amazon Advertising.
People of Video In-Person Conference – Oct. 8-10, 2021 in Albany, NY
50% Discount Code: DALE
Wanna break into the world of video? Not sure where to start and what to do? Then, the People of Video Conference is for you! Meet the top video creators in the industry from YouTube, Instagram, LinkedIn Live, and more.
Also, I’ll be emceeing the event and putting on an exclusive talk called More than a YouTuber: Explode Your Brand with Self-Publishing. If you come to the event, you’ll be able to meet me, my wife, quite a few friends and network with many more business professionals. And, if you grab a ticket now, I’ll give you a surprise in person.

Answering Comments Live – Oct. 15 @ 9:15am EDT

Now the live chat is open to everyone. If you want a book audit, submit your ASIN and I’ll review it live on air. We’ll discuss what needs work and additional recommendations based on your needs.

Podcast & Weekly News Segment Recording – Oct. 4 @ 12:15pm EDT

Link: TBD
Subscribe to the channel for updates and notifications.

Answering Comments Live – Sept. 24 @ 9:15am EDT

⇒ Self-Publish & Stream Video Series – Sept. 14 – 2PM EDT

Sponsored by Restream
Every Tuesday @ 2pm
Are you still struggling to make self-publishing work? Then, in this 7-part video series, we’re going to take a deep dive into the world of self-publishing and live streaming. It seems like an unlikely duo, but it’s actually a match made in heaven. More authors should utilize live streaming. While more live streamers should embrace the ease of modern-day self-publishing.
Set an event reminder about the full series when you visit http://cal.ae/giogaaw

Monetize Live Expert Interviews through Self Publishing – Sept. 14 @ 2pm EDT

Do you struggle to write books because you lack the creativity or expertise? Then, find out how to monetize live expert interviews through self publishing. You’ll get practical steps to find the right guests, how to interview them, and what you need to turn that interview into a high-quality book! This is the final part in the seven-part series Self-Publish & Stream.

Easy Ways to Monetize Your Brand – Sept. 13 @ 8pm EDT

Subscribe to Creator Fundamentals at https://www.youtube.com/creatorfundamentals. You should get a notification when we go live. We’ll be there every Monday at 8p till the beginning of October.

Marketing Your Self Published Book with Awards – Sept. 13 @ 12:15pm EDT

 We previously discussed the pros and cons of getting book awards. What if you do get book awards? What next? Consider these tips for marketing your self-published book with awards.

Answering Comments LIVE | Self Publishing With Dale – Sept. 10 @ 9:15am EDT

Jen Lowry Writes Interview – Sept. 9 @ 4p EDT

We’ll be chatting about books, marketing, and more.

Repurpose Live Streams into Self Published Books on Amazon – Sept. 7 @ 2pm EDT

Are you a video creator who wants to self-publish books, but doesn’t have the time or resources? Or are you an author who wants to scale your backlog of books without all the hassle? Then, find out the exact steps it takes to repurpose live streams into self-published books on Amazon.

Are Book Awards Worth It for Indie Authors? – Sept. 6 @ 12:15pm EDT

Getting book awards can be quite the ego boost. With so many book award programs online, it seems like quite the opportunity for budding indie authors. But, the question remains – are book awards worth it for indie authors? If you invest in book awards, will you see a return on investment? And, are there any additional perks that’ll help sell more books?

Answering Comments LIVE – Sept. 3 @ 9:15am EDT

Everyone is welcome to watch! Members only live chat.

Using Live Video to Promote a Self Published Book – Aug. 31 @ 2p EDT

Are you a live streamer, content creator, or author looking to grow your audience substantially? Then, publishing a book is the best first step! But, what do you do when you publish it? Find out how using live video to promote your self-published book is easy and may explode your online business (in a good way, of course).

Using Live Video to Promote a Self Published Book – Aug. 31 @ 2p EDT

Are you a live streamer, content creator, or author looking to grow your audience substantially? Then, publishing a book is the best first step! But, what do you do when you publish it? Find out how using live video to promote your self-published book is easy and may explode your online business (in a good way, of course).

How To Monetize Your Website as an Author – Aug. 30 @ 12:15pm EDT

Do you want to know how to monetize your website as an author? Would you like sensible advice and practical steps to monetizing your website? Then, check out the tips in this podcast.

Answering Comments LIVE – Aug. 27 @ 9:15am EDT

5 Website Mistakes that Ruin Your Author Site – Aug. 23 @ 12:15pm EDT

Do you have a website for your author brand? Are you aware there are some website mistakes that could very well screw up your business? Don’t believe it? Then, listen in as we discuss 5 website mistakes that ruin your author site.

Answering Comments LIVE – Aug. 20 @ 9:15am EDT

Self-Publishing Gone Wrong & How to Make It Right – Aug. 19 @ 3pm EDT

Host: Author Nation with Melody Ann
Join Melody Ann and Dale L. Roberts to learn about self-publishing and all those little things a self-published author wish he knew before he published his first book.

Self-Publish & Stream a Book You Can Be Proud Of – Aug. 17 @ 2p EDT

Assuming you are a live streamer or aspiring author, you’re probably looking for HOW to self-publish your book. Find how to publish your book in 3-4 variations, reach a wider audience, and build your brand. Self-publish and live stream like a pro! This is the third part of a seven-part series.

How to Setup Your Own Website for Free – Aug. 16 @ 12:15pm EDT

Are you looking for the best way to set up a website for your online brand? Not sure who to choose and why? Then, find out how to set up your own website for free in this podcast episode. Get details on what you need to know BEFORE you pull the trigger.

Answering Comments Live – Aug. 13 @ 9:15am EDT

Everyone can watch, members can participate in the chat as I answer my YouTube comments. Get your questions answered!
Don’t Self-Publish & Stream a Book…Unless You DO THIS – Aug. 10 @ 2pm EDT
The second part of a 7-part series of Self-Publish & Stream, we’re going to discuss what you should do once you’ve written a book, but before you publish it.
Get notifications when you opt-in at http://cal.ae/giogaaw. We’re going live every Tuesday at 2p EDT on my YouTube podcast channel, Facebook Business Page, Self Publishing Books Facebook Group, The DIY Publishing Community Facebook Group, Restream YouTube channel, Restream Facebook Group, and LinkedIn Live.

Best Website Hosting For Beginners: What You NEED to Know NOW – Aug. 9 @ 12:15pM EDT

Are you looking for the best website hosting for beginners? Would you like to have an affordable website hosting service that still maintains high-quality standards? Then, find out our recommendations of the services you should consider and others you shouldn’t.

More Than an Author: Monetizing Your Brand Beyond Your Books – Aug. 6 @ 5:45pM EDT

I’m the keynote speaker for the WWJ Fall Author Conference 2021. Discover the difference between being a starving artist and a prospering author. We’ll discuss mindset, motivation, and, of course, monetization.
This free conference begins that morning at 8:30am and continues through Sat., Aug. 7. For details visit https://linktr.ee/wwjs.

Answering Comments – Aug. 6 @ 9:15aM EDT

Come join me for another session of answering comments and questions. Though it’s a members-only live chat, you’re still welcome to hang out. More details about the membership are at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCl9CjdZQtzufqgYx0CidSbA/join.