#5 Live-Connected Books: The Future of Digital Publishing is Here — with Nick Night

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWhat if you could publish your book and have the ability to change every copy in existence whenever you want to? What would that mean to you? Would you update your facts and information in real time, maybe change some typos if you found them? Would you promote your upcoming book inside your last book? How about letting readers know about your next book tour? I’m not talking science fiction here. It is part of a new movement in digital publishing technology that makes it possible for authors and readers to connect with each other like never before. It is so cool. Today, we’re talking with Nick Night. Nick is the CEO and co-founder of Revizzit, the publishing platform for live-connected products. He is the author of the book SYNCED: Supercharge your business with the power of connected products. He is also a software developer and entrepreneur creating unique digital products for niche audiences including his renowned BeatNik line of ukulele software products (which I just have to check out because they just sound so cool). Formerly, Nick was an executive in television animation and online games. (And if you dig really, really deep, you can find out that he was once a world famous magician appearing on stage and television in over 30 countries.) IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL DISCOVER: What is a live-connected book and why is it the future of digital publishing How to promote your upcoming books, projects, and events in every copy of your last book How a fiction author might use live-connected books...

#4 How to Build Your Platform Quickly Through Podcasting — with John Lee Dumas

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIs building a platform a mystery to you? Have you ever wondered how you could build an audience for your book or maybe even your business really quickly? One great way to build a platform and potentially reach millions of people with your audience is through podcasting. In fact, you’re listening to my voice right now because I decided to build a new audience using podcasting after hearing our guest today speak at the Agents of Change marketing conference earlier this fall. Today we’re talking with John Lee Dumas, and he’s going to share with us how to use podcasting to build a platform, which is nothing more than an audience of people interested in reading your book and maybe buying your products and services later on. John Lee Dumas is the founder and host of the podcast Entrepreneur On Fire, which was awarded the Best of iTunes 2013 award. Through the Entrepreneur On Fire podcast, he interviews today’s most inspiring and successful entrepreneurs seven days a week, and he’s been featured in Forbes, Inc., and Time magazines. John has turned Entrepreneur On Fire into a business that generates over $200,000 a month. And if you are blown away by that, he shares all the details about exactly how he does it on his monthly income reports which you can access at EOFire.com/income. John also founded the number one podcasting community in the world, Podcaster’s Paradise, which is a community where over 1400 podcasters learn how to create, grow, and monetize their podcast in a really supportive and...

#3 How to Be a More Productive Writer — with Chris Ducker

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSDo you ever feel overwhelmed with all the tasks you have to take care of as an author? It’s not enough just to write your book, you also have to send e-mails, schedule appointments, build your platform, write articles, moderate blog comments, post something witty on social media every now and then . . . and you might even need to edit some videos or maybe update your website. I know in my own case there are days I never even get to the actual writing part of my job until really late in the day. Would you like to have a support system, a safety net to keep you as productive as possible? If so, you’re going to love today’s guest. I am talking with Chris Ducker, and he is going to share some strategies for building a team that supports you and helps you reach your goals. Chris Ducker is a serial entrepreneur. He’s a keynote speaker and bestselling author of the book Virtual Freedom: How to Work with Your Virtual Staff to Buy More Time, Become More Productive, and Build Your Dream Business. Originally from the UK, Chris now lives in the Philippines where he’s been for 14 years. He’s founded several businesses there including an outsource call center facility, a virtual assistant recruitment hub and a co-working space which combine houses over 250 full-time employees. He is also a popular business blogger and podcaster at chrisducker.com. In This Episode You’ll Discover: Why having a support team is so important to your long-term growth How...

#2 How (and Why) To Land Sponsorships For Your Book — with Roberto Candelaria

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWould it make your life easier if you had a few extra thousand dollars to put towards your book? How about 10 or 20 extra thousand dollars? What would you do with that money? Would you hire an awesome cover designer? Would you be able to take some time off from work to finish your book? Maybe you would create your own indie publishing company, or maybe you’d even create a killer national book tour or a live event. Does that sound cool to you? Well today we’re talking with Roberto Candelaria, and he’s going to tell us today about how authors can find and use other people’s money to make their book dreams a reality. Let me tell you a little bit about Roberto, real quick. Roberto is an uncle, a dreamer, and a Disney kid at heart. He is also the founder of Sponsorship Boot Camp, and the author of the #1 international bestselling book, Relationships Raise Money: A Guide To Corporate Sponsorship. He is an in-demand mentor, trainer, and consultant, and he’s worked with such companies as American Airlines, BMW, Dell, Disney, Enterprise Car Rentals, Hilton Hotels, Southwest Airlines, State Farm Insurance, Wells Fargo and Zappos, just to name a few. He is a recognized industry leader, and his products, presentations and webinars have made him a world renowned, innovative expert. As one of his clients recently said, “If you follow his plan, success is inevitable.” If you haven’t guessed by now, Roberto is an expert on helping authors, entrepreneurs, speakers and non-profits secure corporate...