Episode 471 – Books Are Not Just For Paper Anymore And Why YOU Should Write One with Heidi Thorne

Dr. Heidi Thorne, MBA/DBA, is a business speaker and author with over 25 years of combined experience in sales and advertising, including over 15 years as editor and advertising director of a trade newspaper covering the plumbing and mechanical contracting trades. In addition to two advanced business degrees (MBA/DBA), Heidi also has five years of experience teaching at the college level. Her business, Thorne Communications LLC, was also a promotional products distributor for 17 years.

Heidi has been an active blogger since 2010, and is the author of several business print books, eBooks, and audio books on small business and self publishing. Her goal is to help authors avoid embarrassing and expensive mistakes when self publishing.

As a professional business speaker, Heidi has done presentations on sales, social media, and self publishing with many business associations and chambers of commerce. She now hosts a regular audio and video podcast, The Heidi Thorne Show, where she discusses self publishing news and views. Heidi has also been a guest on many podcasts and educational webinars over the years. As well, she shares her knowledge and experience through her online courses on Udemy.

Episode 453 – How Writing A Book Can Grow Your Business with David Hancock of Morgan James Publishing

David Hancock is the founder of Morgan James Publishing and the chairman of Guerrilla Marketing International, and has co-authored sixteen books, including Performance Driven Thinking, The Best of Guerrilla Marketing and The Entrepreneurial Author. NASDAQ cites David as one of the world’s most prestigious business leaders, and he is reported to be the future of publishing. As founder of Morgan James Publishing, he was selected for Fast Company Magazine’s Fast 50 for his leadership, creative thinking, significant accomplishments, and his significant impact on the industry over the next ten years.David also serves as president of the executive board for Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg, and as chairman of the board of the National Center for the Prevention of Community Violence.

Episode 451 – Turning Tragedy Into Triumph By Helping Those Suffering From Addiction with Phil Brakefield

Phil Brakefield is a best-selling author, speaker, consultant, promotional products expert, apparel guru, musician, ex professional athlete and obsessive marketing student and teacher. Helping small business owners…especially brick and mortar…get new customers and/or retain existing ones, is his passion. A diverse background…from playing professional soccer to appearing in a movie to traveling on tour with Jimi Hendrix, Three Dog Night, John Denver, The Moody Blues, Led Zeppelin and dozens of others to writing a weekly marketing column for a major newspaper gave Phil a wide and diverse base he frequently brings into play to help his customers. In addition, Phil is an avid amateur photographer, music lover and also serves on the board of the Chicagoland Dog Rescue.

Episode 305 – Finding Your Ultimate Freedom with Vickie Helm

Want to triple your success? Meet Vickie Helm, she will show you how to create an abundant future today with success in both your business and personal relationships. With over 19 years experience and multiple businesses, Vickie Helm is also an acclaimed bestselling author of the “Ultimate Freedom, Unlock the Secrets to a Life of…

Episode 291 – Really Fast Writing Tips with Daniel Hall

Daniel Hall is a bestselling author, speaker, publisher, nurse, attorney and host of the RealFastResults.com podcast. He is also the creator of the highly popular Real Fast brand of training products. He left law practice 10 years ago to build his publishing business and has never looked back. Daniel is a true serial entrepreneur and…

Episode 289 – An Interview With Myself – Brian Basilico

Brian Basilico is an internationally recognized author of the award winning and best selling book “It’s Not About You, It’s About Bacon! Relationship Marketing In A Social Media World!” He is a speaker, trainer, adjunct professor and brings over 35 years of marketing experience to his award-winning internet marketing company, B2b Interactive Marketing, Inc. Brian is a…

Episode 287 – The Power Of Writing & Marketing Books For Your Business with Kathleen Gage

What started in 1994 as a corporate training business, working with government agencies including city, state and federal agencies has transformed into a consulting firm working with entrepreneurs who are ready to impact their clients in a powerful way. Ask Kathleen Gage if she planned it this way and she will be the first to…

Episode 234 – So You Want A More Successful Business? Invest In Yourself FIRST!

When I started my first business 38 years ago (I was 18 years old in 1979), I invested in gear, relationships but then started to invest in myself. I remember buying Nightingale-Conant audio cassette programs and listening to them in my car. I was listening to people like Zig Ziglar, Jay Conrad Livingston, Napoleon Hill, Brian…

Episode 203 – Going From Book – To Business – To Consulting with Patricia Iyer

Pat Iyer MSN RN LNCC is a medical liability expert, professional speaker, author, and coach. She works with healthcare providers who want to reduce risks and improve patient safety. LNCC is the certification granted by the American Association of Legal Nurse Consultants and is the only legal nurse consulting certification which meets the standards of…

Episode 185 – Writing Ebooks For Influence & Profit – With Kristen Joy

Kristen Joy decided she was “unemployable” at the tender age of six when she started her first business making and selling pet rocks. She’s never been able to “hold down a real job…” ever. A serial entrepreneur, in 2003 she turned her life-long love of reading and writing into a full-time career she LOVES, teaching…