Books

  • Is Humanity Obsolete?

    … of the book, he failed to push me from my easy chair. It was comforting to nod along as Harari argued that the devices — the computers, the platforms and the networks — are nothing more than the transit layer in humanity’s inevitable evolution to a more god-like species. And cognizant of the inescapable baggage of the “digital technologies” tag, Harari has…

    John Battelle's Search Blog- 16 readers -
  • 5 Inspiring Books You Must Read on a Plane

    … I am a little disturbed by the latest innovation. The last bastion for escaping from anyone sending you an email has been removed. You now can surf the web while travelling at 1,000 kmh at 40,000 feet. The very pleasant isolation from being disturbed by your inbox screaming at you is now gone! But I refuse to fly and surf because I want…

    Jeff Bullas/ Jeffbullas's Blogin Social EMail- 23 readers -
  • 5 Books That Will Change Your Life (and Business)

    … What is your big idea? Still looking? That one idea can be the catalyst to a life imagined. Just one glimmer of inspiration can transform your life. It just needs that spark. And that can start with one book. What you read, focus on and who you hang out with can make or break you. One piece of advice that I often share with my children…

    Jeff Bullas/ Jeffbullas's Blog- 39 readers -
  • LinkedIn Names Top Influencers of 2016

    …–have made him a must-read on LinkedIn for years. His favorite posts, he says, are those that look at “how companies, households and governments are having to deal with disruptions both from above and from below.” For example: He wrote about what the U.K. and European Union may look like three years after Brexit; reflected on why low oil prices have…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebook- 24 readers -
  • 3 Simple Mistakes to Avoid if You Want to Make Your Book a Best Seller

    … Have you ever worked hard on a project, only to finish it and wish you could go back and redo the whole thing? Not because you aren’t proud of the outcome, rather because you just know you could do so much better. This is the pain I felt after I published my latest book, The Successful Mistake. I spent 4 years working on this project…

    Jeffbullas's Blog- 15 readers -
  • How the Author of ‘The Bestseller Code’ Jodie Archer Writes: Part Two

    … Literary scholar, publishing consultant, and co-author of the critically acclaimed book The Bestseller Code, Jodie Archer dropped by to chat with me about her journey, the coming revolution in publishing, and the insecurities that all writers face. Before earning her PhD from Stanford, Ms. Archer studied English at Cambridge, worked in both…

    Copyblogger- 21 readers -
  • The Book is Launched! Now What?

    … Despite some challenges surrounding her launch, Pamela’s book has been released into the wild and has garnered positive reviews. What’s next? Pamela and Jeff convene one last time to look back on where Zero to Book started and discuss the launch and long-term plans for Pamela’s new book on content marketing. They share insights about how…

    Copyblogger- 21 readers -
  • How the Author of ‘The Bestseller Code’ Jodie Archer Writes: Part One

    … Literary scholar, publishing consultant, and co-author of the critically acclaimed book The Bestseller Code, Jodie Archer dropped by to chat with me about her journey, the coming revolution in publishing, and the insecurities that all writers face. Before earning her PhD from Stanford, Ms. Archer studied English at Cambridge, worked in both…

    Copybloggerin How To's- 20 readers -
  • How Bestselling Sci-fi Thriller Author Blake Crouch Writes: Part Two

    … International bestselling sci-fi and thriller novelist and screenwriter, Blake Crouch, took time out from his busy schedule to talk to me about his mind-bending new book Dark Matter and adapting his work for both film and TV. The hybrid author has penned more than a dozen novels that have been translated into more than 30 languages, and his…

    Copybloggerin How To's- 15 readers -
  • The Brilliant Strategy and Backstory Behind Zero to Book

    … Pamela Wilson just launched a book — Master Content Marketing — and a podcast played a key role in the project from idea inception to launch. She dishes on the details in this episode of The Showrunner. In this lesson, Pamela describes how she: “Showed her work” every step of the way with ZeroToBook.fm Developed a community around…

    Copyblogger- 16 readers -
  • Cool-Headed Advice for Keeping It Together Just Before Your Book Launch

    … Having a powerful launch is important, but it isn’t everything. “The biggest danger to an author,” says Jeff Goins, “is spending all their energy on a launch.” Publishing your book is the first step in a long game. A published book isn’t urgent, so authors need to get out there, start banging the drum, and keep on banging it for a long time…

    Copyblogger- 17 readers -
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