Host of Entrepreneur to Author Podcast:Scott MacMillan
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The Entrepreneur to Author Podcast with Scott A. MacMillan

The podcast that brings you practical publishing strategies for building authority and growing your business.

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In this episode of The Entrepreneur to Author Podcast, your host Scott MacMillan speaks with Bonita Nuttall, a seasoned MC, keynote speaker, and virtual book launch ...

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E2A 074: Nail Your Virtual Book Launch with Bonita Nuttall

In this episode of The Entrepreneur to Author Podcast, your host Scott MacMillan welcomes Claudia Marta and Sonia Marta, a mother-daughter team excelling in marketing ...

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E2A 073: The Power of Short-Form Video for Building Your Personal Brand with Sven Gold

In this episode of The Entrepreneur to Author Podcast, your host Scott MacMillan welcomes Claudia Marta and Sonia Marta, a mother-daughter team excelling in marketing ...

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E2A 072: Multi-Title Author by 16: Claudia and Sonia Marta Talk Manuscripts, Book Marketing and More

In this episode of The Entrepreneur to Author Podcast, your host Scott MacMillan speaks with Chantal Landreville, a certified love and relationship coach and author ...

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E2A 071: Chantal Landreville with a guide to finding love for entrepreneurs

In this episode of The Entrepreneur to Author Podcast, your host Scott MacMillan explores the potential benefits and pitfalls of traditional channels like bookstores and ...

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E2A 070: How to get your book into stores and libraries

In this episode of Entrepreneur to Author podcast, your host Scott MacMillan interviews Professor Clive Smallman, founder of Design for Growth, and author of Sorted: ...

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E2A 069: Taming Wicked Problems with Professor Clive Smallman

In this episode of The Entrepreneur to Author Podcast, your host Scott MacMillan speaks with Ilona Vass, founder of ilonavass.com, an expert in interpersonal communications, ...

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E2A 68: Orchestrating (and Writing) Team Harmony with Ilona Vass

In this episode of The Entrepreneur to Author Podcast, your host Scott MacMillan speaks with Kath Walters, a professional business writer, multi-book author, and founder of ...

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E2A 067: Getting Your Ideas Out of Your Head with Kath Walters

In this episode of The Entrepreneur to Author Podcast, your host Scott MacMillan explores importance of using the right hook in nonfiction writing. A hook ...

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E2A 066: What is a hook? And how do you use one in your writing?

In this episode of The Entrepreneur to Author Podcast, your host Scott MacMillan speaks with Charlotte Blair, the Founding Partner of The Strength Partners, an ...

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E2A 065: Play to your strengths, an interview with Charlotte Blair

In this episode of The Entrepreneur to Author Podcast, your host Scott MacMillan discusses an important sub-set of intellectual property and thought leadership: Frameworks. The ...

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E2A 064: Why Developing Frameworks Can Be a Secret Weapon for Nonfiction Authors

In this episode of The Entrepreneur to Author Podcast, your host Scott MacMillan sits down with Sandeep Chennakeshu, technologist, business builder, and author of "Your ...

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E2A 063: Leaving a Legacy with a Book – Sandeep Chennakeshu Talks Business and His New Book “Your Company is Your Castle”

Having a pitch document crystallizes your vision and prepares you to articulate your book's value to other stakeholders in your author journey. In today's digital ...

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E2A 062: Creating A Book Pitch

The thought leadership book may just be the holy grail of nonfiction authorship. But for many it can be a struggle to turn knowledge and ...

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E2A 061: How to Write a Compelling Thought-Leadership Book

As entrepreneurs, it’s easy to want to do it all, however as your business grows, delegating some of the work is just what you might ...

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E2A 060: Chasing Personal Bests and Helping You Achieve Yours with Ania Z.

After your cover and title, the back cover content (or online description) is almost always the very next thing your reader will experience as they ...

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E2A 059: The Importance of Back Cover Content

Athletes put a lot of work into physically training for an event. Leaders put a lot of thought and experience into making sure their organization ...

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E2A 058: Creating brainy athletes, leaders and teams with Gaz Mills

When running a business, we often reach out to trusted colleagues, mentors and even friends for advice. However, there is something to be said about ...

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E2A 057: Trusting Your Intuition In Business With Laetitia Andrac

If you were to Google how long a non-fiction book should be, you’d get an array of conflicting answers. Why? Because – it depends.In this ...

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E2A 056: How Long Should a Nonfiction Book Be?

Writing a book is an incredible feat and doing it while running a business is a whole different ballgame. As an entrepreneur, your time is ...

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E2A 055: Writing a Book While Running a Business

As entrepreneurs, it’s tempting to invest all profits back into our business. But that’s a risky proposition. When it comes to investing, diversification is your ...

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E2A 054: Replacing Your Salary with Real Estate with Donny Mangos

Passion and expertise help you write a book, however, when it comes to the final product, you need some fresh (and expert) eyes on your ...

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E2A 053: The Importance of Editing with Carolyn Jackson & Olivia Joerges

If you’ve chosen the entrepreneurial path, you know that scaling your business can be a chaotic and overwhelming experience.In this episode of The Entrepreneur to ...

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E2A 052: Scaling your business with Chris Green

As often as we say, never judge a book by its cover, it remains true that cover design can make a difference in whether someone ...

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E2A 051: Book Cover Design and Why It’s Key to Getting Your Book Read with Julia Kuris

Publishing and distributing a book can be quite expensive, but that doesn’t necessarily mean you have to foot the bill yourself. In this episode of ...

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E2A 050: Take My Money! Crowdfunding Your Book with Lisa Ferland

Every entrepreneur dreams of being a person of influence – THE go to person in their field. Our guest today has created a formula to ...

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E2A 049: Becoming a Key Person of Influence with Mike Reid

Online conversations with prospective clients all too often feels salesy…or worse, cringy. Even when we have the best of intentions, connecting to your soul-mate clients ...

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E2A 048: How to Connect with Your Soul-Mate Clients Online with Shani Taylor

Trying to run a business without effective systems and structure is a disaster waiting to happen. Having a plan, procedures and team accountabilities helps projects ...

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E2A 047: Scaling Your Business Through Systems with SYSTEMology Founder and Author David Jenyns

Computers and apps have been making our lives easier for decades, and while I don’t think we can fear a threat of a robot takeover, ...

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E2A 046: Can You Use OpenAI’s ChatGPT to Write Your Nonfiction Book Manuscript? And SHOULD You?

Many entrepreneurs dream of taking the stage, sharing their message with audiences as a public speaker. And a book not only acts as a brilliant ...

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E2A 045: Reaching an Audience with a Book and Public Speaking with Will Greenblatt

There are many paths to entrepreneurship. While that path looks different for everyone, the ‘right path’ is typically at the intersection between what the market ...

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E2A 044: Ghostwriters, Book Coaches, or Good Old-Fashioned Book Editors – What’s the Best Way to Get Your Book Written?

There are many paths to entrepreneurship. While that path looks different for everyone, the ‘right path’ is typically at the intersection between what the market ...

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E2A 043: Build a Million-Dollar Micro Business with Tina Tower – Turn Your Book into a Digital Online Course

There is something special about holding a physical book. With the advancement of the internet and technology, an author can get their book into the ...

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E2A 042: Physical book distribution in a digital world with Brenda James

Too often, what stops an otherwise confident entrepreneur from even penning, let alone publishing, their expertise-based, nonfiction book, is the momentous task of decoding and ...

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E2A 041: Charting the Path to Your Published Book with Jesse Krieger

So many entrepreneurs say they’d like to write a book. It’s now easier to publish one than ever before, and yet very few actually take ...

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E2A 040: Big Bad Book Blocker – the 3 main obstacles holding you back from authorship…and how to beat them

E2A 039: Data Science and Sustainability – Writing on Complex Topics with Alessia Falsarone E2A 039: Data Science and Sustainability – Writing on Complex Topics ...

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E2A 039: Data Science and Sustainability – Writing on Complex Topics with Alessia Falsarone

One of the best ways to learn is to observe others who’ve gone before to understand how they approached the task that you’re about to ...

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E2A 038: A Book Blueprint Teardown of Systemology by David Jenyns

As a leadership coach specializing in the transition to senior leadership and executive roles, Ian Lees knew he needed to find a way to position ...

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E2A 037: Becoming a Leader of Leaders…and an Entrepreneur-Turned-Author with Ian Lees

Brand archetypes are a great way to align your book design with your overall personal and business brand.In this episode of The Entrepreneur to Author ...

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E2A 036: Aligning Your Book Design to Your Business Brand Using Brand Archetypes

The world of digital marketing can often be a tricky web of endless platforms and algorithms. It can sometimes feel like a bit of a ...

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E2A 035: The Acrobatics of Marketing Yourself – A journey from circus to business coach to author with Caelan Huntress

We can learn a great deal about writing by examining how others have structured their books. By being a student of those who’ve written popular, ...

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E2A 034: A Book Blueprint Teardown of Key Person of Influence by Daniel Priestley and Mike Reid

Health care is moving toward a value-based model where metrics and incentives focus on patient outcomes rather than simply delivery of services. There’s much that ...

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E2A 033: A Value-Based Approach for Health Care and for Business with Dr. Verena Voelter

Readers are a funny lot.They like novelty, but they’re comforted by familiarity.As an author, it’s important that you share new ideas, innovative perspectives, and effective ...

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E2A 032: A Book Blueprint Teardown of Work Less, Make More by James Schramko

Readers are a funny lot.They like novelty, but they’re comforted by familiarity.As an author, it’s important that you share new ideas, innovative perspectives, and effective ...

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E2A 031: The Anatomy of a Nonfiction Book – to make sure you and your book look and act the part of a legit pro

Many 9-to-5’ers have a dream. A dream of quitting the rat-race…building their own empire…charting their own course. Is it a pipe dream? Of course not! ...

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E2A 030: From Podcast Host, YouTuber or Blogger to Author – How to Write Your Book From Existing Content (the Right Way)

Many 9-to-5’ers have a dream. A dream of quitting the rat-race…building their own empire…charting their own course.Is it a pipe dream?Of course not!In this episode ...

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E2A 029: Starting and Building an Online Business with Kelsey Reidl – and doing it with content creation at the core

Gone are the days of huge advances for extravagant book tours, private jets, billboards and TV spots and for most authors. Did they really ever ...

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E2A 028: Guerilla Marketing with David Hancock – Taking Book Promotion into Your Own Hands

You can have all the tools, tips and strategies and even have a plan but for some people, writing a book still just seems too ...

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E2A 027: Cutting Your Writing Time in Half (or More) – Co-Authoring Your Book with Brent Lowe

Most service-based business owners get the importance of building credibility and how a book can really help. But what if you sell a physical product? ...

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E2A 026: Double Your Impact with Dr Paige Williams – Why You May Not Want to Stop After Just One Book

Most service-based business owners get the importance of building credibility and how a book can really help. But what if you sell a physical product? ...

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E2A 025: A Cabin in the Woods – Bunkie Life founder David Fraser on promotional contests, coffee table books and reeling in a 5-dragon deal on Dragon’s Den

Writing a book and running a marathon have a lot in common. You need a plan. You need dedication, days of hard work, and the ...

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E2A 024: Going the distance with Nick Muxlow – 3 ways to crossing the finish line with your manuscript from a 3x author and ultra marathon runner and coach

Relationships. They can make a good business great. But bad relationships make everything more difficult. Why do some relationships feel easy while others seem so ...

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E2A 023: Authorship, Podcasting, and The 5 Love Languages with The Personality Coach Kate Mason

Have you ever logged into LinkedIn and found sleazy sales messages in your inbox? Have you ever logged into LinkedIn and NOT found sleazy sales ...

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E2A 022: LinkedIn Lead Generation (Without Sleazy DMs)

A book…well-conceived and well-executed can serve as a master content asset that delivers results well beyond its initial publication.Done well, you’ll have nailed your message, ...

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E2A 021: Using Anchor Content to Superpower Your Content Creation Machine

He’s a fitness trainer. A good one. But when the COVID-19 pandemic hit, he realized he needed to do something different from all the other ...

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E2A 020: The ‘Magic Key’ to Standing Out in a Crowded Market

Some suggest great ideas are like shooting stars, gone in a flash. That is unless you write them down. But then what? How does that ...

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E2A 019: Getting Your Book Written in 2022 with Kelly Irving

ROI. Return on investment. Is it just a mythic and elusive goal for the entrepreneur-turned-author? Unless you’re writing only for the love of it or ...

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E2A 018: 3 Key Strategies for Monetizing Your Book

As an entrepreneur, you write your book for a reason: to build your authority and grow your business. ‘Business growth’ may mean different things to ...

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E2A 017: The Foundational Strategy – How to Build Your Authority

After the writing and publishing is done, next comes promotion. How will you let the world know about your newly minted book?In this episode of ...

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E2A 016: How to Promote Your New Book

The internet changed the game when it comes to book distribution.The narrow channels that were once the norm have now expanded allowing first-time authors access ...

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E2A 015: Selecting a Book Distribution Formula – How Will Your Book get into the hands of Your Ideal Customer?

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