Episode 182 – Michael Hyatt, Kindle in China, and The Future of Nook

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Question of the Week: Is Barnes & Noble getting a tech partner or selling its ebook and e-reader business a good thing for authors or a bad thing and why?

Has Nook finally waived the white flag? Find out in our latest episode! Jim and Bryan take on tips about efficient book launches, common mistake, and information overload. After thanking their patron Dead Still, the two triple-threats discussed stories on Amazon’s Alibaba sale in China, attitudes about intellectual property, Canada’s audio battleground, an investigative report about Michael Hyatt’s Author Solutions connections, and Barnes & Noble making changes with the Nook. This week’s Question of the Week: Is Barnes & Noble getting a tech partner or selling its ebook and e-reader business a good thing for authors or a bad thing and why?
What You’ll Learn:
  • How authors can jumpstart their launch by zeroing in on their audience
  • How authors can avoid the most common mistakes in indie publishing
  • Why starting the day with mental junk food can have long-lasting effects
  • What Amazon’s newest move in China could mean for its future plans
  • Why authors need to adjust their attitudes about Intellectual Property
  • Why Canada could be the battleground for an Amazon vs. Kobo audio throw-down
  • What you should consider about David Gaughran’s investigative report on Michael Hyatt
  • What is Barnes & Noble’s new plan for Nook and how will it affect the company
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