Our special guest on this episode of Morgan James Radio is Dr. Ryan Gray.
Dr. Gray discusses his five-year journey of building an audience through podcasting and creating content for medical students. Over the years, Ryan built his audience one person at a time by finding a way to provide value.
Listen in to hear Ryan's story and learn how you build an audience who is eager for your book.
Cortney Donelson shares her deeply personal story in the book Clay Jar, Cracked. Cortney takes a situation that would break most people and uses it to change lives and help other people.
Morgan James Radio Episode 015: LIVE On The Red Carpet: Celebrating authors in a fun, special way!
Today’s episode is all about the celebration of authors.
Today we have a special guest with us. Bethany Marshall is our Publishing Director and we are talking about the Red Carpet Launch.
We are so excited to invite authors seasonally to our Red Carpet Book Launch which will be held and broadcasted LIVE from the red carpet and streamed on FaceBook Live.
Each author has their own individual moment on the Red Carpet being interviewed about who they are and what their message is.
Listen in and see why it is so much fun!
Today’s episode is all about living the life you desire.
Tom Dutta is a senior business leader and speaker with more than 3o years experience helping build and grow companies. Tom developed a coaching and mentorship program called The Way of the Quiet Warrior to help people move beyond success to find happiness. Breakthrough whatever has you feeling stuck and unfulfilled to find purpose in your life. Tom shares his personal and professional story that lead to authoring The Way of the Quiet Warrior: 90 Days to the Life You Desire.
Today’s episode is all about taking chances and seizing opportunity.
Nick Pavlidis is an attorney-turned-ghostwriter. He helps busy entrepreneurs, coaches, and professionals write books that build their authority and influence, open doors, and attract their ideal clients. He and David have been friends for years and you’ll love the banter, wisdom and passion. Nick has even offered us a free 4-part video course on how to write a book that can help you build your business. Grab it at NickPavlidis.com/MorganJames.
Morgan James Radio Episode 012: The Story of You: Transforming Adversity into Adventure, Taking Your Dreams to the Next Level and Beyond
Today’s episode is all about You as told in the eyes of our very own Mark Minard.
We are all put on this earth for a reason, and it’s to be the best YOU! The Story of You is for the Doers of the Dreams who are ready to escape from the land of mediocrity once and for all. On this exciting journey, Mark Minard shares his own story of early heartache and bad decisions―and how those experiences left him trapped in anger, fear, and mediocrity. But his continued search for answers and solutions also led to his discovery that he was not trapped―he had a choice. The Story of You dives deep into Mark’s adventures into the unknown in an adventure about discovering and living out your big WHY! In it Mark shares his personal playbook of how he elevated his mindset with faith-building thoughts, and manifested his dreams to the next level and beyond. This is not a theoretical doctrine; rather, this book gives you real-life applications from within the trenches describing how Mark has formed his own principles of success:
Are you ready to take your dreams, your leadership, and your life to the next level and beyond? It’s time to set sail into the uncharted waters of the unknown, and discover. . .The Story of You!
Listen in to find out how you ‘you’ and Mark’s ‘you’ are still ‘You’!
Morgan James Radio Episode 011: How Sharing is Powering the Human Economy with Bryan Kramer
Today’s episode is all about Sharing. As technology continues to evolve and make our lives busier and more complicated, but it can never replace true human connection--our fundamental need to share information, stories, and emotions.
Bryan explores the history, art and science of sharing, and illustrates why sharing is what gives us a unique competitive advantage as individuals and brands. It is meant for entrepreneurs and marketers who want to make their content more valuable, shareable, and for individuals who want to understand the power of sharing to grow their personal brand.
Kramer's best-selling second book, Shareology raced onto the USA Today's Best Sellers List the week of its release.
Bryan Kramer is a renowned global speaker, consultant and trainer. He's also one of the world's foremost leaders in the art and science of sharing, and has been credited with instigating the #H2H human business movement in marketing and social, which was the basis for his first book: There is No B2B or B2C: It's Human to Human #H2H ~ another bestseller.
Today’s episode is all about the relationship it takes with a publisher to have a successful, enjoyable and profitable path to The New York Times Bestseller’s list.
Joel Comm was Morgan James’s first NY Times Bestselling author. Listen in on how that came to path, including the backstory on Joel’s path to Morgan James.
Joel is the New York Times best-selling author of 12 books, including The AdSense Code, Click Here to Order: Stories from the World’s Most Successful Entrepreneurs, KaChing: How to Run an Online Business that Pays and Pays and Twitter Power (1, 2.0 & 3.0). He has also written over 40 ebooks. He has appeared in The New York Times, on Jon Stewart’s The Daily Show, on CNN online, on Fox News, and many other places.
Joel has been building online businesses since 1995. His first website was amongst the first 18000 sites in the world, and his efforts have brought experience in creating and selling websites, licensing content, affiliate marketing, Internet marketing, blogging, podcasting, online video creation, social media marketing, joint ventures, mobile app creation and marketing, authoring books, public speaking, conducting live training events and more. Joel hosted and produced the world’s first competitive Internet reality show, The Next Internet Millionaire. He also created a #1 best-selling iPhone application which became one of the most talked about novelty iPhone apps of all time. Joel is always exploring new methods of leveraging his expertise and technology to educate, inspire and entertain others.
You’ll love the interaction between Joel, David and Jody in this great episode, including a couple of unexpected topics!
Today’s episode is all about overcoming life’s huge obstacles. Listen in on today’s episode as we chat with Kristen Moeller on how she found her path to Morgan James. Learn about her new book Phoenix Rising: Stories of Remarkable Women Walking Through Fire.
How do you go on after you've lost everything?
Over several terrifying summers, deadly wildfires raged across Colorado. Lives were lost, and the flames destroyed thousands of homes. When the smoke cleared and only rubble remained, survivors were left trying to find a way forward against devastating loss. The aftermath of that destruction would span many years, and its effects are still felt today.
In "Phoenix Rising," twenty women share their stories of fire, the terror they felt as flames engulfed their communities, and the dark desperation that followed. And how---in the ensuing weeks and months---they worked to recreate a life from the ashes. Their tales of fear and bravery, of deep compassion and heart-rending grief, offer an uplifting chronicle of human courage and resilience.
In "Phoenix Rising" written by women united by wildfire, they have the privilege of stepping into those moments to stand in the hallways of their shock and fear, grief and disorientation, and then, armed with the wisdom of retrospection, walking out into whatever comes next.
Speaking of what’s coming next, next we’ll learn what she is up to and how she helps people whose path may not have made it to a traditional publishing deal with her involvement with Persona Publishing, the Morgan James self-publishing path.
Today’s episode is all about finding the right path to a publisher. Listen in for today’s episode on how books are brought into a publishing house. You’ve come to the right place for the secret sauce!
Today, we talk to Karen Anderson, our Nashville, TN acquiring editor. Find out what that means, what she does, and how you can connect with her.
Acquisitions for Morgan James is more about connecting, communicating rather than acquiring. Once you pass the Acquisitions filter you are well on the way to being officially presented to the publishers ‘Pub Board’. More on that in a future episode.
Discover more by listening in with Jody, David and Karen Anderson!
Today’s episode is all about finding the right publisher. Have you ever wished you could be a fly on the wall in a high level meeting between author and publisher? Here is your chance.
We talk to Mike Kim, a brilliant marketing consultant, communications strategist, and copywriter. His goal in life is to help people live their message, love their work, and leave their mark on the world.
Really exciting to see the process, the mindset behind both the author and the publisher. Will he get an offer? Will he walk away with suggestions on how to get there? Listen in and learn for yourself.
Join is in on an intimate conversation about what it takes to find the right publisher. Listen as Mike pitches himself to Morgan James founder, and the interaction between them.
Today’s episode is all about turning Problems into Opportunities for Solutions and we could get mighty creative with figuring out the solutions.
“Creating a Haven of Peace” provides a formula for creating Sanctuary in your own home. An escape from the busyness and chaos surrounding our families today. Joanne teaches very attainable steps to creating the life you desire and teaches how the relationship trumps all in building a foundation for peace.
You’ll love getting to know her as she shares:
Listen in and get inspired!
Today’s episode is all about 2 things! The relationship between author and publisher and how it can and should be a mutually beneficial. Next we’ll chat about How To Write Copy that Sells.
Writing copy that sells without seeming “salesy” can be tough, but is an essential business skill. How To Write Copy That Sells is a step-by-step guide to writing fast, easy-to-read, effective copy. It's for everyone who needs to write copy that brings in cash – including copywriters, freelancers, and entrepreneurs.
Ray Edwards is a communications strategist and copywriter for some of the most powerful voices in leadership and business. His clients include New York Times best-selling authors Tony Robbins (author of Unleash the Giant Within and Money: Master the Game), Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen (co-authors of Chicken Soup For the Soul), Jeff Walker (author of Launch), and many more.
Listen in on a fun, fast paced chat with Ray Edwards!
Listen in as Chris Whaley, Jody Maberry and David Hancock chat about the book, the movie and how it all happened on today’s episode of Morgan James Radio.
The Masked Saint revolves around the real life of Chris Whaley (Chris Samuel in the book), a professional wrestler and family man who realizes he needs something more. His calling to become a pastor prompts him to retire from wrestling and move with his wife and daughter to a small town. Yet the battles he faced in the ring are minor compared to the challenges he must overcome at his new church. From an overbearing congregant and failing attendance to mounting bills for church repairs, Chris has his hands full.
We have a lot of fun sharing the process and where the book and movie is today. Hint available now on Netflix and still in bookstores today!
Today’s episode is all about your book cover. But to get there you’ll hear our Show facilitator, Jody Maberry, pull out the incredible story of bringing in that passion and enthusiasm of our founder, and host, David Hancock and the why that is the beginning of the best covers.
Covers are the first thing your audience sees. It is as important as the content you share. Your cover must look as good or better than the books to the left and the right of your book on the shelves.
We all do judge books by the covers. We also have to have an emotional reaction to the cover even before the text of the title is even read. It must be able to do that from even ten feet away! Which is how it looks as a thumbnail on your favorite bookseller’s website.
Help your readers find their right path by helping them find the right emotion with the perfect cover.
We are so glad you came back to listen in to our next episode of Morgan James Radio. Our goal is to help you find the right path to publishing and work that is meaningful, purposeful, and profitable.
Dan Miller feels the same. Dan says in 48 Days you will discover a proven process to help you blend your natural skills and abilities, your unique personality traits, and your dreams and passions. Be sure to check out his New York Times best-selling book 48 Days To The Work You Love.
Over 130,000 people read his weekly newsletter, which you can subscribe to at 48days.com, and many more listen to his weekly podcast which consistently ranks in the top 3 under Careers on iTunes. You might also want to join the 48Days.net business community to connect to other like-minded individuals around the world for those seeking to find – or create – work they love.
Today we’ll share how Morgan James Founder, and our host, David Hancock, met Dan Miller and how Dan has helped David continue to find the work he loves. Listen and tell all your friends.
Today’s introductory episode is all about you. But to get there you’ll hear our Show facilitator, Jody Maberry, pull out the incredible backstory of our founder, and host, David Hancock and the birth of The Entrepreneurial Publishing model.
We’ll talk about the infusion of Guerrilla Marketing into the core principles of Morgan James Publishing. We’ll talk about leveraging your book to grow your market, message and income.
Morgan James Publishing has revolutionized book publishing—from the author’s standpoint.
Morgan James teaches authors strategies to leverage their books and grow their businesses—adding value while staying out of the way.
Regularly ranked by Publishers Weekly as one of the fastest growing publishers in the nation, Morgan James is reported to be “the future of publishing.”
During the upcoming episodes, we’ll spend a lot of time interviewing industry experts, bright shining authors, and sharing wisdom to help guide you into finding your right path to publishing.
What is the one more thing we can help you add to your message that will propel your business and your influence?