Fri, 25 July 2014
Chris Johnson and Jason Moore aren't authors, but they help some of the biggest authors launch their books with a BANG! From Seth Godin to Arianna Huffington to Ryan Holiday, Chris and Jason—and their company, Simpliflim—produce blockbuster media assets that are positioned to rocket book attention and sales into the stratosphere. In this lively episode, you'll learn all about the the state of book marketing at the highest levels as well as their insights into how the industry is evolving. We delve into a bunch of subjects, from the ROI of marketing campaigns to the appropriateness of certain types of marketing for certain kinds of books. It's a jam-packed show. After the show, find us on Twitter @WinningEdits or #authormba with your questions and comments. Enjoy!
Direct download: 37_Simplifilm_Founders_Pull_Back_the_Curtain_on_Blockbuster_Book_Marketing.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:19pm EDT
Tue, 8 July 2014
C.C. Chapman has been working in the realm of content for a while now. He first seized the opportunity of emerging web 2.0 platforms to catapult his writing career, which has admittedly grown fast and done well. He now has a thriving consulting career and exciting new business prospects. But the journey hasn't always been glamorous. And questions of 'what to do next' always remain. Chapman shares how he managed to grow his career to where it is today, and what is catching his eye about the business of books tomorrow. And together, we explore the interesting intersection of what brands can learn from authors, and what authors can learn from brands. Plug in and listen up because there's a lot to get through in today's episode! After the show, find us on Twitter @WinningEdits or #AuthorMBA with your questions and comments. Enjoy!
Direct download: 36_C.C._Chapman_On_the_Not_Always_Glamours_Life_as_a_Professional_Author.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:54pm EDT