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The Authorpreneur Secret$ Podcast

The Authorpreneur Secret$ Podcast

By C. Ruth Taylor
Inspiration and information to take charge of your publishing and dominate the field of Authorpreneurship.

If you are a published or aspiring author in the Caribbean or the Diaspora, join C. Ruth Taylor every Monday to discover the secrets to publish cost-effectively and how to leverage your book to potentially transform millions of lives, create financial freedom and leave a legacy.
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Ep. 64: Turn Your Book into a Signature Event to Create Financial Freedom

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Ep. 75: Experiencing the Better Part with Georgia Haffenden - First-Time Author Stories
How do you experience the better part after a painful past? This week, first-time author, Georgia Haffenden, shares her story and her writing journey along with some gems to help us to experience the better part. Georgia Haffenden is a native of the beautiful island of Jamaica, who now resides in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada with her husband and three children. She grew up in the ‘garden parish’ of St. Ann. She served as a Social Worker with the North East Regional Health Authority and was based in the parish of St. Mary, at the Annotto Bay and Port Maria Hospitals for over ten years, in the Child and Adolescent Health Clinic. She is an ordained minister who has been actively involved in sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ in Jamaica, the United States, and Canada. If you want to learn how to get past your past, get her book, “The Better Part: Overcoming My Past, Answering God's Call and Living a Fully Surrendered Life.” Contact Georgia at: Email: gh.betterpart@gmail.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/georgia.haffenden.1 Instagram: Giagirl Resources to Win The Better Part: Overcoming My Past, Answering God’s Call and Obeying His Voice Write and Retire Right: Secrets to Write Non-Fiction Fast and Create Sustainable Income for Retirement Show Sponsor BambuSparks Publishing Services: https://bambusparks.com/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual, and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books for maximum impact and income. She enjoys teaching them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. Ruth is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy, an initiative from her book, “Authorpreneur Secret$.” Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com
36:15
October 03, 2022
Ep. 74: Tips on Hiring Editors and Publishing Freelancers with Tamara Francis
What should authors know when hiring editors and other freelancers to assist in preparing your book for publication? Tamara Francis has been an educator, editor, proofreader, book formatter and voice over artist for over 15 years. As a trained teacher, she has taught English language, English Literature, Spanish, English as a Second Language and Adult Literacy. Tamara is the editor of the children’s publications at Caribbean Christian Publications where she has edited and proofread hundreds of manuscripts including Sunday School and Vacation Bible School material. Tamara has worked mainly with new authors edit and format books published on Amazon– from novels to Christian based literature to poetry books in English and Jamaican patois. As a voice over artist, Tamara voiced several advertisements, hosted programmes and conducted live broadcasts while she worked at TBC Radio in Kingston Jamaica for almost ten years. She also narrated a mini documentary for OM ships. Contact Tamara at: Email: francistami166@gmail.com Resources to Win Michael’s Estate Planning for Authors Checklist Write and Retire Right: Secrets to Write Non-Fiction Fast and Create Sustainable Income for Retirement Show Sponsor BambuSparks Publishing Services https://bambusparks.com/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual, and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books for maximum impact and income. She enjoys teaching them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. Ruth is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy, an initiative from her book, “Authorpreneur Secret$.” Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com
32:27
September 26, 2022
Ep. 73 - Success Tips for Your Writing Journey from Caribbean Authorpreneurs
What motivates you to write? This week, Caribbean Authorpreneurs, Daniel Francis (Trinidad and Tobago) and Jamar and Natassia Wright (Jamaica) share a bit of their writing journeys and what motivates them to write. They also provide some useful tips and insights to inspire you on your journey. We also provide feedback on responses to Michael La Ronn’s interview on estate planning. Resources to Win Michael’s Estate Planning for Authors Checklist Write and Retire Right: Secrets to Write Non-Fiction Fast and Create Sustainable Income for Retirement Show Sponsor BambuSparks Publishing Services https://bambusparks.com/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual, and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books for maximum impact and income. She enjoys teaching them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. Ruth is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy, an initiative from her book, “Authorpreneur Secret$.” Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com
21:55
September 19, 2022
Ep. 72 - Estate Planning for Authors with Michael La Ronn
If you should pass away, will your books die with you? Who will manage your books/literary estate if you should pass away? If your copyright allows you to earn from your book 70-95 years after your death, how can you ensure that your heirs know what to do with your books when you are no longer here? Fortunately for us, we have resources to help us on the journey and Michael La Ronn (M.L. Ronn) has produced two great, easy-to-read books in plain English that can help us as authors and also our heirs to plan for this eventuality. The Author Heir Handbook: How to Manage an Author Estate and The Author Estate Handbook: How to Organize Your Affairs and Leave a Legacy are must-have resources for every author. On today’s show Michael tells us his story and how we can get organized and put plans in place for our heirs to manage our author estate when we are no longer here. Michael La Ronn is an American author of over 80 science fiction & fantasy books and self-help books for writers. He writes from the great plains of Iowa and has managed to write while raising a family, working a full-time job, and even attending law school classes in the evenings. He hosts a popular YouTube channel for authors called "Author Level Up" with approximately 40,000 subscribers. CONNECT WITH MICHAEL at: Website: www.michaellaronn.com / www.authorlevelup.com Twitter: @michaellaronn Facebook: www.facebook.com/michael.laronn Resources to Win Michael’s Estate Planning for Authors Checklist Cloud Storage: https://www.carbonite.com/ Password Managers: https://1password.com/ and https://www.lastpass.com/ Books: The Author Heir Handbook: How to Manage an Author Estate – M. L. La Ronn The Author Estate Handbook: How to Organize Your Affairs and Leave a Legacy –– M. L. Ronn  Michael’s YouTube Channel: Author Level Up Show Sponsor BambuSparks Publishing Services https://bambusparks.com/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual, and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books for maximum impact and income. She enjoys teaching them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. Ruth is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy, an initiative from her book, “Authorpreneur Secret$.” Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com
43:56
September 12, 2022
Ep. 71 - Review and Reflections on the Legacy Fest Book Launch Event
Is a book launch necessary?  Listen to my reflection and review of the Legacy Fest Book Launch event and let me know if you will have a book launch in the future. On August 28, 2022, I launched my grandmother’s memoir, “The Voice: Grandma’s Amazing Stories of Divine Guidance in Times of Trouble.” This event gave us a glimpse of the power of books and possibilities beyond book sales. Ruth’s Authorship Ventures Order The Voice Direct at  https://extramileja.com/grandmaslegacyproject/ Amazon at The Voice: Grandma’s Amazing Stories of Divine Guidance in Times of Trouble Email: ruthtaylor@extramileja.com or authorpreneursecrets@gmail.com for more information. Show Sponsor BambuSparks Publishing Services https://bambusparks.com/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual, and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books for maximum impact and income. She enjoys teaching them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. Ruth is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy, an initiative from her book, “Authorpreneur Secret$.” Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com
26:33
September 05, 2022
Ep. 70: The Mindset for Success with Ambassadors Jamar & Natassia Wright
How do you rise above overwhelming odds to achieve success? Ambassadors Jamar and Natassia Wright both have powerful stories. They are UN Ambassadors and the founders of Mind Food International. Together, this husband-and-wife team serve as Leadership Practitioners, radio talk show hosts, youth advocates and inspirational speakers. They are the authors of four books. Listen as they share the secrets of success and nuggets to develop a mindset for success. Contact the Wrights at: Website: http://mindfoodinternational.com/ Email: caribleaders@mindfoodinternational.com or nnnkb@hotmail.com Books Mentioned ‘Mind Food: Recharge Your Mind” – Jamar and Natassia Wright “30 Days to a Renewed Mind,” - Jamar and Natassia Wright ‘Hope Giver: From Woundedness to Wholeness”  - Jamar and Natassia Wright Ruth’s Authorship Ventures 1. Authorpreneur Secret$ 101: An Audiobook Course – Discover the steps to write, publish on a budget and profit from your book beyond book sales. https://extramileja.com/authorpreneursecrets101/ Order The Voice Direct at  https://extramileja.com/grandmaslegacyproject/ or on Amazon at The Voice: Grandma’s Amazing Stories of Divine Guidance in Times of Trouble Email: ruthtaylor@extramileja.com or authorpreneursecrets@gmail.com for more information. Show Sponsor BambuSparks Publishing Services https://bambusparks.com/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual, and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books for maximum impact and income. She enjoys teaching them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. Ruth is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy, an initiative from her book, “Authorpreneur Secret$.” Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com
46:37
August 29, 2022
Ep. 69: When to Quit Your Job, Become an Entrepreneur and Scale a Business
How do you know when it is time to quit your job and dive into entrepreneurship full-time? What exactly does it mean to scale a business? This week, three Caribbean author-experts share their views on this matter. This is an excerpt from the Caribbean Authorpreneur Summit in January 2022. For a deeper dive into these issues get their books: Start, Grow, Thrive: Build a Business to Last by Nerissa Golden From the Margins: A Caribbean Man's Ode to Small Business and Life by Javette Nixon No Boss, Clients Only: How to Build an Extraordinary Career and a Life of Freedom by Dalan Vanterpool Ruth’s Authorship Ventures 1. Authorpreneur Secret$ 101: An Audio Course – Discover the steps to write, publish on a budget and profit from your book beyond book sales. https://extramileja.com/authorpreneursecrets101/ Order the Voice Direct at  https://extramileja.com/grandmaslegacyproject/ or on Amazon at The Voice: Grandma’s Amazing Stories of Divine Guidance in Times of Trouble Email: ruthtaylor@extramileja.com or authorpreneursecrets@gmail.com for more information. Show Sponsor BambuSparks Publishing Services https://bambusparks.com/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual, and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books for maximum impact and income. She enjoys teaching them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. Ruth is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy, an initiative from her book, “Authorpreneur Secret$.” Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com
35:05
August 22, 2022
Ep. 68: 5 Reasons to Write a Book & Testimonies of Unexpected Benefits
Why should you write a book? What are the benefits of writing a book? This week Ruth shares five reasons you should write a book [by Ray Edwards – a leading copywriter, author and podcaster) and the unexpected benefits of writing a book, excerpt from three Caribbean author entrepreneurs, shared at the Caribbean Authorpreneur Summit in January 2022. Check the links in the show notes for more details. Ruth’s Authorship Ventures 1. Authorpreneur Secret$ 101: An Audio Course – Discover the steps to write a book, publish on a budget and profit from your book beyond book sales. https://extramileja.com/authorpreneursecrets101/ Ruth's New Book, The Voice:  Order the Voice Direct at  https://extramileja.com/grandmaslegacyproject/ or on Amazon at The Voice: Grandma’s Amazing Stories of Divine Guidance in Times of Trouble Email: ruthtaylor@extramileja.com or authorpreneursecrets@gmail.com for more information. Resources to Win Segment Ray Edwards Podcast and PDF:  5 Reasons You Must Write a Book: The Voice: Grandma’s Amazing Stories of Divine Guidance in Times of Trouble Authorpreneur Summit Q& A Session 2 Q & A Show Sponsor BambuSparks Publishing Services https://bambusparks.com/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books for maximum impact and income. She enjoys teaching them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. Ruth is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy, an initiative from her book, “Authorpreneur Secret$.” Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com
25:04
August 15, 2022
EP. 67 - How to Write and Publish Children's Books with Greta Malcolm
Are you thinking of writing and publishing a children's book? This episode is for you. Prolific children's author Greta Alves- Malcolm breaks down the entire process leaving you with ideas, budget and other tips to make publishing a children's book a reality. Greta is a Jamaican author living in the Cayman Islands with her husband. She has a diploma in Early Childhood Education and is presently pursuing her bachelor's in education. Greta taught at the early childhood level for over eight years, both in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, and is currently teaching at the high school level. She has published 7 children’s books including her bestselling book, “Sleepy Time.” Her first book: “I am Smart After All,” is published in both Spanish and English and in audiobook format. Greta believes motivation fuels success and is committed to ensuring that every child is motivated through her books to achieve their fullest potential. Contact Greta at: authorgmalcolm@yahoo.com Brilliant Minds Book Den Facebook: YouTube: Brilliant Minds Book Den Greta's Children's books “Sleepy Time: BedTime Stories with Quick Prayers”  I am Smart After All Ruth’s Authorship Ventures 1. Authorpreneur Secret$ 101 Course– Discover the steps to write, publish on a budget and profit from your book beyond book sales. https://extramileja.com/authorpreneursecrets101/ 2. The Published Legacies Workshop: How to Turn Your Story or Your Parents’/Grandparents’ Story into a Published Book in 3-6 Months Buy a copy of “The Voice” and email proof of purchase to authorpreneursecrets@gmail.com to attend the workshop for FREE on September 9, 2022, on Zoom. Order the Voice Direct at  https://extramileja.com/grandmaslegacyproject/ or on Amazon at The Voice: Grandma’s Amazing Stories of Divine Guidance in Times of Trouble Email: ruthtaylor@extramileja.com or authorpreneursecrets@gmail.com for more information.
38:33
August 08, 2022
Ep. 66 - Millionaire Money Maps for Authors to Create Financial Freedom
How do millionaires manage their money? In today’s podcast, Ruth shares some millionaire money maps from her book, “Pen It to Win It: Going Beyond Book Sales.”  These include T. Harvey Eker’s plan and some recommendations of books to win with money. Ruth’s Authorpreneur Secret$ 101 course is now out. It is an audio course structured like an audiobook. You can get the 50% summer special for the month of August. Check the links in the show notes for more details. Ruth’s Authorship Ventures 1. Authorpreneur Secret$ 101: An Audiobook Course – Discover the steps to write, publish on a budget and profit from your book beyond book sales. https://extramileja.com/authorpreneursecrets101/ 2. The Published Legacies Workshop: How to Turn Your Story or Your Parents’/Grandparents’ Story into a Published Book in 3-6 Months Buy a copy of “The Voice” and email proof of purchase to authorpreneursecrets@gmail.com to attend the workshop for FREE on September 9, 2022, on Zoom. Order the Voice Direct at  https://extramileja.com/grandmaslegacyproject/ or on Amazon at The Voice: Grandma’s Amazing Stories of Divine Guidance in Times of Trouble Email: ruthtaylor@extramileja.com or authorpreneursecrets@gmail.com for more information. Resources to Win Segment: Books Mentioned Pen It to Win It: Going Beyond Book Sales The Voice: Grandma’s Amazing Stories of Divine Guidance in Times of Trouble Financial Education Books to Win with Money · Total Money Makeover, Dave Ramsey · The Millionaire Next Door, Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko · Secrets of the Millionaire Mind, T. Harvey Eker · The Richest Man in Babylon, George Samuel Clason · Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill · The Legacy Journey, Dave Ramsey · Smart Money Smart Kids, Dave Ramsey and Rachel Cruze · Everyday Millionaires by Chris Hogan · Retire Inspired by Chris Hogan Show Sponsor BambuSparks Publishing Services https://bambusparks.com/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books for maximum impact and income. She enjoys teaching them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. Ruth is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy, an initiative from her book, “Authorpreneur Secret$.” Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com
15:48
August 01, 2022
Ep. 65: Using Books to Start or Scale Your Speaking Career & Earn More with Shackeria Mesquita
Want to start or scale your speaking career and earn more?  Why not become an author and leverage your author platform to open doors for you to speak? Learn more on today’s podcast as author, professional speaker and the Goal Strategist herself, Shackeria Mesquita, shares her story and breaks down the process for us. Shackeria is the author of two books, Making the Target and Activate to Achieve. Also find out more about Ruth’s Published Legacy Workshop and the upcoming publishing bootcamp. Check the links in the show notes for more details. Contact Shackeria at: Email: mesquitashackeria@gmail.com  LinkedIn and IG: shackeria_mesquita/    Ruth’s Authorship Ventures The Published Legacies Workshop: How to Turn Your Story or Your Parents’/Grandparents’ Story into a Published Book in 3-6 Months Buy a copy of “The Voice” and email proof of purchase to authorpreneursecrets@gmail.com to attend the workshop for FREE on September 9, 2022, on Zoom. Order the Voice Direct at  https://extramileja.com/grandmaslegacyproject/ or on Amazon at The Voice: Grandma’s Amazing Stories of Divine Guidance in Times of Trouble Email: ruthtaylor@extramileja.com or authorpreneursecrets@gmail.com for more information. Resources to Win Segment Ruth’s Free Publishing Course on YouTube: Publishing Secrets 101 Masterclass Publishing Bootcamp: July 30, 2022 – Register at https://bambusparks.com/publishingbootcamp/ Books Mentioned Pen It to Win It: Going Beyond Book Sales The Voice: Grandma’s Amazing Stories of Divine Guidance in Times of Trouble Making the Target: Simple Tips to Increase Your Productivity Levels Activate to Achieve: The 411 On Refocusing to Overcome a Self-Sabotaging Mindset and Emerge Successful Show Sponsor BambuSparks Publishing Services https://bambusparks.com/
41:51
July 25, 2022
Ep. 64: Turn Your Book into a Signature Event to Create Financial Freedom
Why not turn your book into a signature online or live event to create financial freedom faster than merely selling books? Learn more on today’s podcast as Ruth shares examples of how this can be done and find out about her latest authorpreneurship venture (The Legacy Fest Celebration and Book Launch). Check the links in the show notes for more details. The Legacy Fest/Voice of Hope Campaign Be a Voice of Hope and Gift copies of her book, “The Voice” to be a voice of hope to single mothers and others on the margins. Donate here: https://extramileja.com/grandmaslegacyproject/ Email: ruthtaylor@extramileja.com or authorpreneursecrets@gmail.com for more information. Resources to Win Segment A 2-Page Publishing Guide: 12 Basic Steps to Publish a Book from Start to Finish Ruth’s Free Publishing Course on YouTube: Publishing Secrets 101 Masterclass Books Mentioned Pen It to Win It: Going Beyond Book Sales The Voice: Grandma’s Amazing Stories of Divine Guidance in Times of Trouble Show Sponsor BambuSparks Publishing Services https://bambusparks.com/ Amazing Publishing Deals https://bambusparks.com/publishing-deals/ BambuSparks’ Publishing Skill Center https://bambusparks.com/the-publishing-skills-center/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books for maximum impact and income. She enjoys teaching them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. Ruth is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy, an initiative from her book, “Authorpreneur Secret$.” Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com
11:41
July 18, 2022
Ep. 63: Turn Your Book into Coaching, Training & Consultancy Programs to Create Financial Freedom
Why not turn your books into a training, coaching or consultancy program to create financial freedom faster than merely selling books? Learn more on today’s podcast as Ruth shares practical tips and tools to create financial freedom beyond book sales. Find out about her latest authorpreneurship venture (The Legacy Fest Celebration and Book Launch). Check the links in the show notes for more details. The Legacy Fest/Voice of Hope Campaign Be a Voice of Hope and Gift copies of her book, “The Voice” to be a voice of hope to single mothers and others on the margins. Donate here: https://extramileja.com/grandmaslegacyproject/ Email: ruthtaylor@extramileja.com or authorpreneursecrets@gmail.comfor more information. Resources to Win Segment Course Creator, Julia Barnes: The Boss Teacher- https://juliaobarnes.com/ Sarah Cordiner’s Free Course Creation Starter Kit A 2-Page Publishing Guide: 12 Basic Steps to Publish a Book from Start to Finish Ruth’s Free Publishing Course on YouTube: Publishing Secrets 101 Masterclass Books Mentioned Pen It to Win It: Going Beyond Book Sales The Voice: Grandma’s Amazing Stories of Divine Guidance in Times of Trouble Show Sponsor BambuSparks Publishing Services https://bambusparks.com/ Amazing Publishing Deals https://bambusparks.com/publishing-deals/ BambuSparks’ Publishing Skill Center https://bambusparks.com/the-publishing-skills-center/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books for maximum impact and income. She enjoys teaching them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. Ruth is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy, an initiative from her book, “Authorpreneur Secret$.” Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com
16:25
July 11, 2022
Ep. 62: Creating Financial Freedom Pt. 2 - Offering Author Services & Products
What are the different author services you could offer to help authors to market and publish their books? How could these help you gain financial freedom? Where can you offer these services. All these and more are discussed in today's podcast. It's a solo show with C. Ruth Taylor. Contact Ruth at: authorpreneursecrets@gmail.com Website: http://extramileja.com/ Books Mentioned Pen It to Win It: Going Beyond Book Sales The Voice: Grandma’s Amazing Stories of Divine Guidance in Times of Trouble Resources to Win Reedsy Fiverr.com Upwork The Publishing Skills Center Show Sponsor BambuSparks Publishing Services https://bambusparks.com/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books for maximum impact and income. She enjoys teaching them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. Ruth is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy, an initiative from her book, “Authorpreneur Secret$.” Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com
18:48
July 04, 2022
Ep. 61: Creating Financial Freedom Pt. 1 - Offering Publishing Services with Tasharae Nicholson
How can you leverage your knowledge of publishing to create financial freedom? Learn how authors can offer publishing services like book formatting, video editing, cover designing and email management to support themselves and create financial freedom. Meet author, publishing coach and book formatter, Tasharae Nicholson who is supporting herself financially by offering publishing services. Her first book was a memoir, “Broken Silence: The Unravelling Truth.” Discover an easy formatting tool (Atticus) to format your book without breaking the bank. Also find out the latest on my own authorpreneurship journey. Check the links in the show notes for more details. Contact Tasharae at: Instagram: Chosen_876 Email: tiltshiftglobal@gmail.com The Publishing Skills Center Resources to Win Segment Book Formatting Tool: Atticus.io Atticus Authors Facebook Community A 2-Page Publishing Guide: 12 Basic Steps to Publish a Book from Start to Finish YouTube: Publishing Secrets 101 Masterclass The Publishing Skills Center – For freelancing publishing services Books Mentioned Pen It to Win It: Going Beyond Book Sales Broken Silence: The Unravelling Truth The Voice: Grandma’s Amazing Stories of Divine Guidance in Times of Trouble Show Sponsor BambuSparks Publishing Services https://bambusparks.com/ Amazing Publishing Deals https://bambusparks.com/publishing-deals/ BambuSparks’ Publishing Skill Center https://bambusparks.com/the-publishing-skills-center/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books for maximum impact and income. She enjoys teaching them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. Ruth is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy, an initiative from her book, “Authorpreneur Secret$.” Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com
29:10
June 27, 2022
Ep. 60: How to Know Your Book Sales and How Much You've Been Paid on Amazon
How do you know how many books you’ve sold on Amazon and how much money you have made? Get these questions answered in today’s show. Learn how to use the KDP reporting feature of your Kindle Direct Publishing account to find out these things. Check the links in the show notes for more details. Resources to Win Segment KDP Reports: kdpreports.amazon.com  SPF Facebook Community Self-Publishing Live Digital Ticket The Self-Publishing Formula with Podcast A 2-Page Publishing Guide: 12 Basic Steps to Publish a Book from Start to Finish YouTube: Publishing Secrets 101 Masterclass The Publishing Skills Center – For freelancing publishing services Show Sponsor BambuSparks Publishing Services https://bambusparks.com/ Amazing Publishing Deals https://bambusparks.com/publishing-deals/ BambuSparks’ Publishing Skill Center https://bambusparks.com/the-publishing-skills-center/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books for maximum impact and income. She enjoys teaching them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. Ruth is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy, an initiative from her book, “Authorpreneur Secret$.” Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com
18:51
June 20, 2022
Ep. 59: Turning Articles, Commentaries & Talks into Books with Rev. Dr. Clinton Chisholm
Do you write articles or give speeches? How could you turn these into books? This is exactly what Rev. Dr. Clinton Chisholm has done with his four books so far. Rev. Chisholm is the leading Christian Apologist in the Caribbean as well as an author and educator. His four books are: A Matter of Principle, Revelations on Ras Tafari, Youth Discipleship, and A Controversial Clergyman. Rev. Clinton Chisholm studied at the Jamaica Theological Seminary (B.Th.), the Jamaica School of Music (L.R.S.M., A.T.C.L.), the University of the West Indies (B.A.), Sheffield University, England (M.A.), the International Academy of Apologetics, Evangelism & Human Rights, France (F.C.A., Fellow in Christian Apologetics) and Biola University, USA, (M.A.) In 2005, he was awarded the honourary Doctor of Divinity degree (D.D) by the Caribbean Graduate School of Theology in Jamaica where he served as a Guest Lecturer since 1993. The Rev. Mr. Chisholm has been involved in education at home in Jamaica and abroad, having served as High School teacher, lecturer at the Jamaica Theological Seminary, guest lecturer at the Caribbean Graduate School of Theology (Jamaica), tutor in Philosophy at the University of the West Indies (Mona, Jamaica), tutor in Business Ethics at the University of Technology (Jamaica) and teaching assistant in Hebrew at Sheffield University, England. Check the links in the show notes for more details. Contact Rev. Chisholm at: Website: http://www.thechisholmsource.com/ His Book: A Controversial Clergyman: Provocative Newspaper Articles to Foster Critical Thinking on Social, Societal, Legal, Church and Public Speaking Matters Resources to Win Segment A 2-Page Publishing Guide: 12 Basic Steps to Publish a Book from Start to Finish YouTube: Publishing Secrets 101 Masterclass The Publishing Skills Center – For freelancing publishing services Books Mentioned Politics and Football: Memoir of a Jamaican Schoolboy Footballer 1970-1980by Dennis ‘Den Den’ Hutchinson Broken to Be Blessed: Discovering Hope In The Midst Of Brokenness
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June 13, 2022
Ep. 58: How Authors Can Thrive Beyond the 9-5 with Marva Smith
How are you doing in the different areas of your life? Are you thriving holistically? Today the Thrive Queen, Marva Titley-Smith, from the British Virgin Islands shares her author journey and tips for authors to thrive beyond the 9-5. Marva is a Caribbean-based Management & Leadership Consultant, Work and Life Coach, an award-winning writer, and bestselling author. She is author of Time to Thrive: A Busy Woman’s Devotional and co-author of She Writes for Him: Black Voices of Wisdom. Yet, her favorite titles are daughter of God, wife to her husband of 18 years, and mom to two teens. At 42, she retired from a successful public service career and began an exciting journey of self-rediscovery. As a Certified Life Breakthrough Coach, Marva is passionate about equipping, inspiring, and empowering women to thrive beyond the nine to five so they can fully live with purpose and passion. Learn more about the Revamped Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy Membership Group 6-month program and other resources to win. Check the links in the show notes for more details. Contact Marva at: Website: MarvaSmith.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marvatitleysmith/ Marva’s Book: Time to Thrive: A Busy Woman’s Devotional Resources to Win Segment A 2-Page Publishing Guide: 12 Basic Steps to Publish a Book from Start to Finish YouTube: Publishing Secrets 101 Masterclass The Publishing Skills Center – For freelancing publishing services New Book Releases Through the Tears I Rise: Turning Your Struggles into Stepping Stones by Lorraine J. Smith Politics and Football: Memoir of a Jamaican Schoolboy Footballer 1970-1980 by Dennis ‘Den Den’ Hutchinson The Voice: Grandma’s Amazing Stories of Divine Guidance in Times of Trouble by C. Ruth Taylor - in celebration of my grandmother’s 87th birthday. Show Sponsor BambuSparks Publishing Services https://bambusparks.com/ Amazing Publishing Deals https://bambusparks.com/publishing-deals/ BambuSparks’ Publishing Skill Center https://bambusparks.com/the-publishing-skills-center/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books for maximum impact and income. She enjoys teaching them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. Ruth is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy, an initiative from her book, “Authorpreneur Secret$.” Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com
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June 06, 2022
Ep. 57 - How Caribbean Authors Collect Funds from Amazon & Other Questions Answered
Imagine a child-author at 6 years old with 4 published books! As we end Child Month celebrations, meet Coryn Clarke from Trinidad and Tobago and Loops’ Little Writers. Plus get your frequently asked publishing questions answered. Learn how Caribbean authors collect money for book sales on Amazon, access a free publishing masterclass on YouTube, discover new releases and so much more. Check the links in the show notes for more details. Contact Ruth at: Website: www.extramileja.com YouTube Channel – C. Ruth Taylor (Authorpreneur Secret$) Email: ruthtaylor@extramileja.com LinkedIn Little Writers of the Caribbean Meet Coryn Clarke – 6-year-old author of 4 published books Conversations with Coryn Meet Loop’s Little Writers Resources to Win Segment A 2-Page Publishing Guide: 12 Basic Steps to Publish a Book from Start to Finish YouTube: Publishing Secrets 101 – Free Masterclass:  The Publishing Skills Center – For freelancing publishing services Payoneer Card Wise New Book Releases Through the Tears I Rise: Turning Your Struggles into Stepping Stones by Lorraine J. Smith Dare to Contend: A Defense of the Doctrine of Salvation by Garfield Robinson The Voice: Grandma’s Amazing Stories of Divine Guidance in Times of Trouble by C. Ruth Taylor - in celebration of my grandmother’s 87th birthday. Show Sponsor BambuSparks Publishing Services https://bambusparks.com/ Amazing Publishing Deals https://bambusparks.com/publishing-deals/ BambuSparks’ Publishing Skill Center https://bambusparks.com/the-publishing-skills-center/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books for maximum impact and income. She enjoys teaching them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. Ruth is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy, an initiative from her book, “Authorpreneur Secret$.” Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com
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May 30, 2022
Ep. 56 - Book Cover Design and Formatting Tips for Authors with Clavia Watson-Reid
What does it take to build a winning book cover? What should you know when seeking a book formatter or engaging the services of a cover designer? On this episode, BambuSparks’ Chief Book Designer, Clavia Watson-Reid shares her story and tips to design your book cover as well as expectations for the interior design (formatting/layout). There are also two amazing publishing resources which are shared on this episode. Check the links in the show notes for these free resources and some of our new releases for this quarter. Contact Clavia at: Website: https://bambusparks.com/the-publishing-skills-center/ Email: vividconceptsint@gmail.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/claviawatsonreid/ Resources to Win Segment A 2-Page Publishing Guide: 12 Basic Steps to Publish a Book from Start to Finish Publishing Secrets 101 – Free Masterclass The Publishing Skills Center – For freelancing publishing services New Book Releases Better, Not Bitter: Staying Healthy After a Crisis by Debbie Haynes Dancing Among Snakes: Experiencing Victory in Life’s Toughest Moments by Daphne Ellis The Voice: Grandma’s Amazing Stories of Divine Guidance in Times of Trouble by C. Ruth Taylor - in celebration of my grandmother’s 87th birthday. Lighting in the Dark: A Collection of Poems by Dennis Craig (An award-winning collection) The Voice: Grandma’s Amazing Stories of Divine Guidance in Times of Trouble Show Sponsor BambuSparks Publishing Services https://bambusparks.com/ Amazing Publishing Deals https://bambusparks.com/publishing-deals/ BambuSparks’ Publishing Skill Center https://bambusparks.com/the-publishing-skills-center/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books for maximum impact and income. She enjoys teaching them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. Ruth is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy, an initiative from her book, “Authorpreneur Secret$.” Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com
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May 23, 2022
Ep. 55 - Website Building Tips for Authors with Collin Blake
Why should authors have a website and what exactly should authors put on their website? Our guest, Collin Blake, answers these questions for us and provides a website checklist for authors to prepare to set up their website. Collin is the lead web designer at WebDev. Go. He is from Jamaica and is an avid tech enthusiast who has been designing websites professionally since 2012. His clientele includes organizations from Jamaica and across the Diaspora include OGM Consultants, the Ministry of Finance and Wilson and Franklyn law firm. He has also designed for the clients of BambuSparks and my personal website. Contact Collin at: Email: cb@webdevgo.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/keth-watson-msc-bsc-59393618/ Resources to Win and Books Mentioned Author Website Checklist: https://webdevgo.com/authorchecklist/ BambuSparks Publishing Skills Center: https://bambusparks.com/the-publishing-skills-center/ BambuSparks Special Website Offers: https://webdevgo.com/extramileja-websites/ The Voice: Grandma’s Amazing Stories of Divine Guidance in Times of Trouble Show Sponsor BambuSparks Publishing Services https://bambusparks.com/ Amazing Publishing Deals https://bambusparks.com/publishing-deals/ BambuSparks’ Publishing Skill Center https://bambusparks.com/the-publishing-skills-center/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books for maximum impact and income. She enjoys teaching them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. Ruth is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy, an initiative from her book, “Authorpreneur Secret$.” Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com
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May 16, 2022
Ep. 54: Tips for Editing Your Non-Fiction Book with Kethjoy Watson
What are editors looking for when editing your non-fiction book?  On this episode, BambuSparks’ Chief Editor, Kethjoy Watson shares her story and the tells us what editors are looking for. Check the links in the show notes for some great free editing resources for authors. After decades in corporate Jamaica, Kethjoy Watson ventured into authorship and editing by happenstance. She wrote a romance novel to counterbalance a gruelling year-long dissertation she was completing for her Master of Science in the Sociology of Development at the University of West Indies. By the time she walked for her degree, she had two romance novels as well with no intention of publishing them. A fortuitous meeting with Cameka “Ruth” Taylor in 2019, unearthed a natural gift to write and edit. Her vast knowledge in many disciplines allows her to edit manuscripts and content spanning non-fiction to fiction. Kethjoy is married to Sean for 24 years and they still like each other. They share two babies, Sean-Isaac and Hannah Celeste Contact Kethjoy at: Website: www.bambusparks.com Email: kethjoy@bambusaprks.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/keth-watson-msc-bsc-59393618/ Resources to Win and Books Mentioned The EFA’s Editing Guide for Authors: https://bambusparks.com/editingguide Editing Tool: ProWriting Aid: https://prowritingaid.com/ Safe With Me – A Contemporary Romance Novel by K.J. Watt The Voice: Grandma’s Amazing Stories of Divine Guidance in Times of Trouble Show Sponsor BambuSparks Publishing Services https://bambusparks.com/ Amazing Publishing Deals https://bambusparks.com/publishing-deals/ BambuSparks’ Publishing Skill Center https://bambusparks.com/the-publishing-skills-center/ Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books for maximum impact and income. She enjoys teaching them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. Ruth is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy, an initiative from her book, “Authorpreneur Secret$.”
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May 09, 2022
Ep. 53: How to Produce an Audiobook with Candace Sutherland Barnes
Do you want to produce an audiobook? Learn how to do so this week with BambuSparks’ chief audiobook producer, Candace Sutherland Barnes. Along with being a self-proclaimed audio enthusiast, who honed skills with her "In The Circle" podcast on Spotify, Candace is an audiobook narrator and editor. She also does general voiceover work and is a narrator with Findaway Voices. Candace Barnes is an experienced sales and marketing professional with a strong focus on digital marketing and personal branding under the Bridgetek Group LLC brand. She did the narration and production of Ruth’s audiobook, “Write and Retire Right” which became an Audible bestseller and currently on audible and 42 other platforms via Findaway Voices. Contact Candace at: Audio Website: https://bridgetekgroup.com/extra-mile-innovators https://bridgetekgroup.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/csutherland2/  Email: admin@bridgetekgroup.com Resources to Win and Books Mentioned Write and Retire Right: Secrets to Write Non-Fiction Fast and Create Sustainable Income for Retirement The Voice: Grandma’s Amazing Stories of Divine Guidance in Times of Trouble Audiobook Platform: Findaway Voices: https://findawayvoices.com/ Show Sponsor BambuSparks Publishing Services https://bambusparks.com/ Amazing Publishing Deals https://bambusparks.com/publishing-deals/ BambuSparks’ Publishing Skill Center https://bambusparks.com/the-publishing-skills-center/ Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books for maximum impact and income. She enjoys teaching them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. Ruth is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy, an initiative from her book, “Authorpreneur Secret$.” Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com
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May 02, 2022
Ep. 52 - Secrets to Turn Your Book into a Podcast
Are you looking for a great way to market and sell more books? Why not try podcasting? You can turn your book into a podcast and leverage it for maximum impact and income. On this one-year anniversary of the Authorpreneur Secret$ podcast, Ruth shares the journey, how it happened and tips and resources to start your own podcast. Cameka “Ruth” Taylor is a Jamaican Authorpreneurship expert, who works with published and aspiring authors to write and publish their books to achieve their God-given mission and their personal and financial goals. She is a podcaster and five times Amazon bestselling author of 26 books, who has coached several Caribbean authors to become Amazon bestselling authors. Ruth is the CEO and founder of Extra MILE Innovators Limited (BambuSparks); creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy, the Design to Win Academy, the Caribbean Authorpreneur Summit, and the Authorpreneur Secret$ podcast. Contact Ruth at: Website: www.extramileja.com Email: ruthtaylor@extramileja.com Resources to Win and Books Mentioned Podcast Power: The Quick-Start Guide to Launching and Levelling-Up Your Brand Authorpreneur Secret$: Write Fast. Publish Affordably and Generate Lasting Income Zoom – https://zoom.us/ Anchor/Spotify - https://anchor.fm/ Show Sponsor BambuSparks Publishing Services https://bambusparks.com/ Amazing Publishing Deals https://bambusparks.com/publishing-deals/ BambuSparks’ Publishing Skill Center https://bambusparks.com/the-publishing-skills-center/ Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com
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April 25, 2022
Ep. 51 - Publishing and Selling (Direct) Over 2000 Books in the Pandemic with Daniel Francis
How do you sell books over 2000 books direct, especially during a pandemic? Find out how this young millennial did it. Daniel Francis is an award-winning author and young entrepreneur from Trinidad & Tobago who wears many hats. He is primarily a personal development coach under his family company called ReBIT Limited. After deep interactions with many millennials, Daniel discovered the key to unlocking the door that leads to one reaching their fullest potential!  Daniel has held workshops, consultations, and programs for hundreds of young people and this connection with millennials inspired him to write a book that would motivate and guide millennials into becoming a better version of themselves.  Contact Daniel at: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rebitlimited-daniel-francis-personal-and-leadership-development-coach/  Website: www.rebityouth.com   Books Mentioned: The Millennial Mind: Success Secrets for Unlocking Your Full Potential  Shaped for Purpose: 21 Pep Talks on Life Experiences and Purpose WhatsApp Line for Voice notes: 1876.782.9893. Show Sponsor BambuSparks Publishing Services https://bambusparks.com/ Amazing Publishing Deals https://bambusparks.com/publishing-deals/ BambuSparks’ Publishing Skill Center https://bambusparks.com/the-publishing-skills-center/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com
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April 18, 2022
Ep. 50: Icilda deMercado's Commitment to Leave Her Story in Writing Before Her Passing in 2021
If you knew you were going to die, would you be committed to writing a book? While battling cancer, Icilda deMercado committed to writing and publishing her story. Listen to discover why she did it? We published volume I of her book Faith Walk in April 2020, and a year later she passed away. However, in her final weeks on earth, despite the pain, she was working assiduously to ensure the manuscript of Volume 2 would be ready for publication. Her commitment to writing and sharing the story of God’s faithfulness in their life as a couple has left a profound mark on me. Is leaving a legacy in writing one of your goals? If not consider it today. It sure is one way to continue impacting lives long after you are gone. Resources to Win Segment Book Design and Promotion - https://www.canva.com/ Books Mentioned Faith Walk Vol 1: Obeying God’s Call to Serve the Deaf in Jamaica The Voice: Grandma’s Amazing Stories of Divine Guidance in Times of Trouble Ruth’s Latest Authorpreneurship Venture The Learn and Earn Publishing Program for Teens at www.designtowinacademy.com Show Sponsor BambuSparks Publishing Services https://bambusparks.com/ Amazing Publishing Deals https://bambusparks.com/publishing-deals/ BambuSparks’ Publishing Skill Center https://bambusparks.com/the-publishing-skills-center/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com
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April 11, 2022
Ep. 49: How Authorpreneurs Can Start, Grow, Thrive, and Build a Business to Last with Nerissa Golden
What does it take to start, grow and build a business to last? In this episode, award-winning author and entrepreneur, Nerissa Golden, breaks down the process for entrepreneurs in her latest book, “Start. Grow. Thrive: Build a Business to Last.” With more than 30 years in traditional and new media, Nerissa’s company Goldenmedia LLC, develops communication strategies for multilateral agencies, non-profit organizations and governments to tell stories which influence change. Resources to Win Segment Transcription App- https://otter.ai/ Fix Your Money Mindset Webinar Books Mentioned Start, Grow, Thrive: Build a Business to Last The Voice: Grandma’s Amazing Stories of Divine Guidance in Times of Trouble Connect with Nerissa at: Website: https://nerissagolden.com/ LinkedIn –https://www.linkedin.com/in/nerissagolden/ Ruth’s Latest Authorpreneurship Venture The Learn and Earn Publishing Program for Teens at www.designtowinacademy.com Show Sponsor BambuSparks Publishing Services https://bambusparks.com/ Amazing Publishing Deals https://bambusparks.com/publishing-deals/ BambuSparks’ Publishing Skill Center https://bambusparks.com/the-publishing-skills-center/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com
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April 04, 2022
Ep. 48: How to Become an Amazon Bestselling Author in 24 Hours or Less
Do you know how to become an Amazon bestselling author? Ruth breaks it down this week on episode 48 of the podcast. Ruth has produced five Amazon bestselling books, one of which has been on the bestseller charts for almost three years. She has helped several Caribbean authors to become bestsellers in less than 24 hours after publishing on Amazon, even at full price. Two important tips are choosing the right categories and campaigning. Resources to Win Segment A Free ISBN Barcode Generator at Kindlepreneur.com Books Mentioned Geared to Live: Keys to Happiness Design to Win Road Map: Your Winning Life and Career Compass Authorpreneur Secrets: Write Fast. Publish Affordably and Generate Lasting Income Connect with Ruth at: Website: www.extramileja.com YouTube -https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5lvlfXPs24CU8E_1fb4M2w LinkedIn –https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameka-ruth-taylor/ Ruth’s Latest Authorpreneurship Venture The Learn and Earn Publishing Program for Teens at www.designtowinacademy.com Show Sponsor BambuSparks Publishing Services https://bambusparks.com/ Amazing Publishing Deals https://bambusparks.com/publishing-deals/ BambuSparks’ Publishing Skill Center https://bambusparks.com/the-publishing-skills-center/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com
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March 28, 2022
Ep. 47: Reflections on 7 Years in Publishing - The Highs, Lows & Tips for New Authors
If you want to win as an author, remember it’s a marathon and not a sprint. This week, I share the highs, lows and tips for new authors from seven years in publishing. Highs on the Journey · Getting interviews I did not expect – the interview with Joanna Penn · Doors opened · Making a full-time living with my skills and books · The success of the authors I coach · 5x Amazon bestseller Lows on the Journey · Incremental success, things take longer to get going than thought · Not selling as many books as I wanted · Negative criticism and allowing fear to stop me from launching certain things Tips for New Authors Be patient, success is often incremental Stay in the game, keep writing Be firm on your why and don't be intimidated by others Remember it's a marathon not a sprint Get a mentor/coach/guidance Connect with C. Ruth Taylor at: Website: www.extramileja.com YouTube -https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5lvlfXPs24CU8E_1fb4M2w LinkedIn –https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameka-ruth-taylor/ Resources to Win NFTs for Authors – Ep. #610 by Joanna Penn of the Creative Penn Podcast Authorpreneur Secrets: Write Fast. Publish Affordably and Generate Lasting Income My Latest Authorpreneurship Venture Publishing Made Easy Bootcamp Training & Certification Program: https://bit.ly/PMEbootcamp2022. Show Sponsor BambuSparks Publishing Services https://bambusparks.com/ Amazing Publishing Deals https://bambusparks.com/publishing-deals/ BambuSparks’ Publishing Skill Center https://bambusparks.com/the-publishing-skills-center/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com
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March 21, 2022
Ep. 46: How to Leverage a Book as a Business Card with Javette Nixon
How can you leverage a book as a business card to start, market or grow your business? In this episode, serial entrepreneur and CEO of Point Global Marketing, Javette Nixon shares the inspiring story behind his debut book, “From the Margins.” This book chronicles his business journey showing how a young man from the margins of St. Thomas, Jamaica, built a global business starting with just an idea. On this episode Javette offers some great tips to bear in mind when starting a business. His book “From the Margins” will be released in ebook format on Amazon on March 15, 2022. This will be followed by the hardcover and paperback versions at the end of March, and eventually his book launch. Connect with Javette at: Website: www.javettenixon.com LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/in/javette-nixon/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vettedbyjah/ Resources to Win - Books From the Margins: A Caribbean Man’s Ode to Small Business and Life Authorpreneur Secrets: Write Fast. Publish Affordably and Generate Lasting Income My Latest Authorpreneurship Venture Publishing Made Easy Bootcamp Training & Certification Program Get more information and register now at https://bit.ly/PMEbootcamp2022. Show Sponsor BambuSparks' Publishing Services https://bambusparks.com/ Amazing Publishing Deals https://bambusparks.com/publishing-deals/ BambuSparks’ Publishing Skill Center https://bambusparks.com/the-publishing-skills-center/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com
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March 14, 2022
Ep. 45: How to Leverage Books & Win the Money Game with Dalan Vanterpool
How can authors leverage their books and win the money game? On this episode, financial educator and private banker, Dalan Vanterpool, shares his experience and offers some tips to help authors win the money game. Dalan is from the British Virgins Islands. He helps career professionals connect their career moves to their wealth goals. He is a podcaster and released his debut book, “No Boss, Only Clients” in April 2021. Over the past 15 years Dalan’s career path, educational and musical pursuits, allowed him to work, play and study across 5 countries, 4 multi-national firms and 2 languages. Connect with Dalan at: Website: dalanvanterpool.com. Instagram and LinkedIn – Dalan Vanterpool Resources to Win Pen it to Win: Going Beyond Book Sales No Boss, Clients Only: How to Build an Extraordinary Career and a Life of Freedom. My Latest Authorpreneurship Venture Publishing Made Easy Bootcamp Training & Certification Program: Get more information and register now at https://bit.ly/PMEbootcamp2022. Show Sponsor BambuSparks Publishing Services https://bambusparks.com/ Amazing Publishing Deals https://bambusparks.com/publishing-deals/ BambuSparks’ Publishing Skill Center https://bambusparks.com/the-publishing-skills-center/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com
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March 07, 2022
Ep. 44: Who Owns the Copyright of Creative Works & When am I Violating Copyright? Author Q& A Session
Who owns the copyright for creative works? When am I infringing on someone’s copyright? Can I quote lyrics of songs and poems in my book without violating copyright? JIPO’s representative, Ms. Shantal English answered many of the questions our authors had regarding copyright. Although the representative is in Jamaica, the information is applicable generally. Contact JIPO for more information at: Jamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO) 18 Trafalgar Road, Kingston 10, JAMAICA 876-946-0789; 876-946-1300; 876-618-1681 www.jipo.gov.jm Publishing Resources to Win Segment Pro-Writing Aid https://prowritingaid.com/Free My Latest Authorpreneurship Venture Ruth’s Story on Bakke Graduate School’s website Authorpreneurship as a Platform for Transformation Publishing Made Easy Bootcamp Training & Certification Program: Get more information and register now at https://bit.ly/PMEbootcamp2022. Show Sponsor BambuSparks Publishing Services https://bambusparks.com/ Amazing Publishing Deals https://bambusparks.com/publishing-deals/ BambuSparks’ Publishing Skill Center https://bambusparks.com/the-publishing-skills-center/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com
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February 28, 2022
Ep. 43: A Brief Intro. to Copyright, Trademark & Intellectual Property Rights for Creators with JIPO
How can you protect your creative work? Today, we do a quick introduction to explain copyright, trademark and intellectual property rights, and how you can safeguard your work. This is an abridged version of a presentation on Day 2 of the Caribbean Authorpreneur Summit during the Live Q&A Session. Although the representative is in Jamaica, the information is applicable generally. The costs etc. will be different. Contact JIPO for more information at Jamaica Intellectual Property Office 18 Trafalgar Road, Kingston 10, JAMAICA 876-946-0789; 876-946-1300; 876-618-1681 Shantal.english@jipo.gov.jm  | www.jipo.gov.jm Publishing Resources to Win Segment Grammar Girl Podcast with Mignon Foggarty at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/grammar-girl. Grammar Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing: Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing" My Latest Authorpreneurship Venture Publishing Made Easy Bootcamp Training & Certification Program: Get more information and register now at https://bit.ly/PMEbootcamp2022. Show Sponsor BambuSparks Publishing Services https://bambusparks.com/ Amazing Publishing Deals https://bambusparks.com/publishing-deals/ BambuSparks’ Publishing Skill Center https://bambusparks.com/the-publishing-skills-center/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com
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February 21, 2022
Ep. 42: 10 Amazing Tools/Resources for Authors to Publish Cost-Effectively
What tools and resources can you use to cut your publishing costs? This week, I share 12 amazing tools/resources which are free or cost-effective to use which can help authors to publish on a budget or reduce your publishing costs. Of course, there is a learning curve and that’s where YouTube comes in handy. YouTube is also on the list and Kindle Create which I forgot to mention on the podcast. Publishing Resources to Win Segment Tools/Resources to Publish Cost-Effectively 1. Draft2Digital’s Free Formatting Tool – print and ebook formatting 2. Calibre Email Management System – Ebook formatting 3. Kindle Create – Ebook Formatting 4. Atticus.io – Formatting ebook and print [paid resource – US$147] 5. Canva for designing book covers, low content books and so much more 6. Royalty Free Images: Pixabay, Unsplash and Pexels 7. Microsoft Word 8. Google Docs 9. Libre Office – Free - https://www.libreoffice.org/ 10. Gimp for designing 11. YouTube 12. Atticus.io – Formatting ebook and print [paid resource] Show Sponsor BambuSparks Publishing Services https://bambusparks.com/ Amazing Publishing Deals https://bambusparks.com/publishing-deals/ BambuSparks’ Publishing Skill Center https://bambusparks.com/the-publishing-skills-center/ Related Podcast Episodes Ep. #14: Understanding ISBNS, Pros and Cons of Free ISBNs Ep. 18: The Successful Author Mindset with Joanna Penn Ep. 603: Self-Publishing in the Caribbean with C. Ruth Taylor About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com
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February 14, 2022
Ep. 41: How to Publish a Book & Intro. to BambuSparks' Publishing Services
How do I publish my book? I have completed my manuscript. I’m ready to publish. What’s next? This continues to be the most frequently asked question I get since being an author, no matter how many times I answer it. I tackled this question in depth on episode #4 and I am tackling it again in episode 41.  I am also introducing my new publishing services company (BambuSparks) to help authors to publish their books and grow 90 feet tall. Nuggets from this episode The Steps to Publish 101 An editing guide for authors Publishing without money through BambuSparks Publishing Resources to Win: BambuSparks Publishing Services https://bambusparks.com/ Amazing Publishing Deals https://bambusparks.com/publishing-deals/ BambuSparks’ Publishing Skill Center https://bambusparks.com/the-publishing-skills-center/ Book Publishing Podcast Episodes Ep. #4: How to Publish a Book (In depth episode) Ep. #14: Understanding ISBNS, Pros and Cons of Free ISBNs Ep. #21: Publishing Beyond Amazon Episode Sponsor: BambuSparks Publishing Services www.bambusparks.com About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com
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February 07, 2022
Ep. 40: Turning Your Story of Finding Mr. Right into a Book with Jena Janse - First Time Author Stories
If you have dated successfully and found Mr. Right, have you ever considered turning that into a book? This is exactly what first-time author, Jena Janse did and she shared some amazing tips on our Caribbean Authorpreneur Summit in 2021. Jena Janse was born in The Bahamas, raised in The Turks & Caicos Islands and educated in the US, Europe & Asia – She is a woman of the world. Although a colourful upbringing has gained her international experience, she considers the Turks & Caicos her only home. The former sales & marketing manager turned entrepreneur enjoys serving a diverse community as a life & relationship coach, retail outlet owner/operator, writer and speaker, but her favorite role thus far is being a wife and mother. Her book Ring Ready is written for every woman sick of the status quo and scared of the statistics. This personal journey reminds you to get everything you want without compromising everything you are. It’s a lesson on self-worth, self-love and God’s love. Follow Jena at @jenajanse for IG and FB Book Featured: Ring Ready: A Practical Playbook on How to Find, Keep and Marry Mr. Right Resources to Win Segment AskAlli: Self-Publishing Advice Podcast – How to Build a Publishing Team with Orna Ross and Dan Parsons: Foundational Self-Publishing Podcast – Jan. 21, 2022 episode. About the Host C. Ruth Taylor is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com
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January 31, 2022
Ep. 39: How to Write and Heal from the Trauma of Rape - First-Time Author Lessons from Sharon Hermitt
Can rape be redemptive? Find out how one rape survivor has turned her tragedy in triumph in this episode of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Podcast. In September 2021, Sharon E. ‘Hephzibah’ Hermitt (MSc. HRM, B.A. Theology, B.A. Ministry), published her debut book, “Brushstrokes on His Masterpiece,” an autobiographical exposition of the trauma of rape. In this book, Sharon, a rape overcomer, takes you on a journey from the humiliation of rape to exaltation in Christ. Sharon’s story illustrates how God expertly uses traumatic, unpleasant experiences to mold and shape His people into vessels fit for honorable use. Sharon is the founder of HR Wisdom Limited, a human resource consultancy, and Sexual Shalom Global Outreach which facilitates healing and restoration for victims of rape through education, mentoring, and training and development. She writes a blog titled ahermittsmusings and contributes weekly columns to a Jamaican newspaper, and is a Justice of the Peace for the island of Jamaica. In this episode Sharon shares the following: - Why and how she wrote about the experience - When she was raped and its effects - Her steps to healing - Her publishing experience through the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy - Writing tips for first-time authors Contact Sharon at: : Email: ahermittsmusings@gmail.com Books Mentioned “Brushstrokes on His Masterpiece” - https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09GGBLHRW/ Authorpreneur Secret$: Write Fast, Publish Affordably and Generate Lasting Income https://www.amazon.com/Authorpreneur-Secrets-Publish-Affordably-Generating/dp/1626767262 Episode Sponsor: The Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy Note that our Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy will be open for enrollment in January 12-25, 2022.  Join the group at https://bit.ly/ASAMGroup About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy.
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January 24, 2022
Ep. 38 - First-Time Author Stories, Lessons and Tips with C. Ruth Taylor, author of Unshackled Queen
How do you publish a book while being unemployed and broke? Today, I share my story in an interview that was done at the inaugural staging of the Caribbean Authorpreneur Summit in January 2021. It was quite emotional remembering the pain of my first-time author journey. But painful journeys can lead to beautiful destinations. I await your feedback after hearing about author journey, the lessons learnt and tips for new authors to win. In January 2015, I published my debut book, "Heartache Queen Unshackled: My Journey Towards Liberation, Self-Acceptance and Wholeness."  It is no longer in print and was revised and republished as Unshackled Queen in 2020. Contact Ruth at: : Email: ruthtaylor@extramileja.com Get the expert publishing guidance you need to publish your book. Visit https://extramileja.com to see what Ruth has to offer. Ruth’s Bookshop: https://extramileja.com/ruthsbookshop/ Book Mentioned Authorpreneur Secret$: Write Fast, Publish Affordably and Generate Lasting Income https://www.amazon.com/Authorpreneur-Secrets-Publish-Affordably-Generating/dp/1626767262 Episode Sponsor: The Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy Note that our Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy will be open for enrollment in January 12-25, 2022.  Join the group at https://bit.ly/ASAMGroup Resources to Win & Registration for the Caribbean Authorpreneur Summit at: Caribbean Authorpreneur Summit Website Page: https://bit.ly/CaribbeanAuthorpreneurSummit2022 Live Q & A Sessions - Indie Authorpreneurs Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/Indieauthorpreneurs Summit Registration Link: https://bit.ly/CASummit2022 About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com
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January 17, 2022
Ep. 37: First-Time Author Stories: Lessons & Tips from Garfield Robinson, author of Dare to Ask
Is writing and publishing a book profitable for first-time authors? What should we really know about the process? In this episode, first-time author of the book, “Dare to Ask,” Garfield Robinson shares his writing and publishing journey with us, the successes, lessons he learnt along the way and things he wished he had done differently, and will do differently for his second book, “Dare to Contend.” Garfield Robinson published his debut book, Dare to Ask: 35 Questions From Scripture That Still Matter Today in May 2021. He has been a Bible Teacher for over 28 years. He holds a B.A. in Theology from the Jamaica Theological Seminary, and is currently a discipleship leader at Portmore Gospel Assembly. Although the Amazon sales are low, Garfield has sold 350 books via direct sales. Most first-time author sell less than 250 copies in a year. Contact Garfield at: Email: robinsongarfield15@gmail.com Garfield’s Book: Dare to Ask: https://www.amazon.com/Dare-Ask-Questions-Scripture-Matter/dp/1626764832/ Episode Sponsor: The Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy Note that our Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy will be open for enrollment in January 12-25, 2022.  Join the group at https://bit.ly/ASAMGroup Register for the Caribbean Authorpreneur Summit at: Caribbean Authorpreneur Summit Website Page: https://bit.ly/CaribbeanAuthorpreneurSummit2022 Live Q & A Sessions - Indie Authorpreneurs Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/Indieauthorpreneurs Summit Registration Link: https://bit.ly/CASummit2022 Resources to Win Segment Book Launchers YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/BookLaunchers/featured About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy. C. Ruth Taylor’s Contact Get the expert publishing guidance you need to publish your book. Visit https://extramileja.com to see what Ruth has to offer. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com
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January 10, 2022
Ep. 36: Unconventional Pathways to Success with Darron Hilaire Jnr.
Will your producing outdo your becoming in 2022? What are your plans for 2022? "If your producing overrides your becoming, you will self-sabotage" - Darron Hilaire Jnr. Happy New Year! This episode will be motivational as Darron Hilaire Jnr. shares some unconventional pathways to success and things we should avoid in the pursuit of success in 2022. Darron is the Head of Brand, Marketing & Communications for Flow Turks and Caicos, the leading full-service communications and entertainment provider in the Turks and Caicos Islands. He’s been awarded the 2017/18 National Young Achiever's Medal by the Government of the TCI, and awarded the 2019/20 Jr Humanitarian of the Year Award by the Turks and Caicos Islands Human Rights Commission. Recently he is the host of a new radio show on RTC 89.1fm called Awakening Possibilities where he is changing the world once conversation at a time. Contact Darron at: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dhilairejr/ Clubhouse: https://clubhousedb.com/user/ddhilairejr Instagram:  @d.dequanhilaire Episode Sponsor: The Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy Note that our Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy will be open for enrollment in January 12-25, 2022. Do join us too for the second staging of our the Caribbean Authorpreneur Summit (January 20-22, 2021) to get great ideas to win with books in 2022 and beyond. Register for the Caribbean Authorpreneur Summit at: Caribbean Authorpreneur Summit Website Page: https://bit.ly/CaribbeanAuthorpreneurSummit2022 Live Q & A Sessions - Indie Authorpreneurs Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/Indieauthorpreneurs Summit Registration Link: https://bit.ly/CASummit2022 Resources to Win Segment The Self-Publishing Advice Podcast: https://selfpublishingadvice.org/podcast/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy. C. Ruth Taylor’s Contact Get the expert publishing guidance you need to publish your book. Visit https://extramileja.com to see what Ruth has to offer. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com
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January 03, 2022
Ep. 35: 10 Superpowers of a Book to Win Big in 2022
How can a book accelerate your progress in 2022? In this final episode for 2021, Ruth shares 10 superpowers of a book which can help you to win big in 2022. She also shares an excerpt from her audiobook Pen It to Win It. The show will have a new sponsor in 2022. Join us for the second staging of the Caribbean Authorpreneur Summit (January 20-22, 2022) to get great ideas to win with books in 2022 and beyond. Register for the Caribbean Authorpreneur Summit at: Caribbean Authorpreneur Summit Website Page: https://bit.ly/CaribbeanAuthorpreneurSummit2022 Live Q & A Sessions - Indie Authorpreneurs Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/Indieauthorpreneurs Summit Registration Link: https://bit.ly/CASummit2022 Resources to Win Segment Pen It to Win It – paperback and ebook https://www.amazon.com/Pen-Win-Beyond-Authorpreneur-Secrets/dp/B091WJ9YY7/ Pen it to Win It Audiobook & Ebook https://authorpreneursecretsacademy.teachable.com/p/piwiaudiobook C. Ruth Taylor’s Contact Get the expert publishing guidance you need to publish your book. Visit https://extramileja.com to see what Ruth has to offer. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com Show Sponsor Visit Frame Art Jamaica Limited at http://www.frameartjamaica.com/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy.
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December 27, 2021
Ep. 34: The Business Side of Authorship - What Authors Need to Know with Melinda Belle
As independent authors, once we publish books, we must look at the business side of authorship. Today’s episode is an abbreviated version of the final session of the Caribbean Authorpreneur Summit in January 2021 with Melinda Belle from Barbados. Melinda Belle nee Peter is an author, teacher and financial consultant, who from an early age had a particular interest in money. Melinda sees her role as that of an architect and is committed to the shaping of financial landscapes of men, women, boys, girls, businesses and nations; teaching families and individuals to manage their money and to create wealth. Melinda is the Founder and Managing Director of Astrape Finance Inc. in Barbados, with a mission of being the leading, financial education company, providing resources on personal and business financial management in the Caribbean. Her book, My Money & Me is a life-transforming book for the individual who wants to change the way they view and manage their money. Contact Melinda at: www.astrapefinance.com www.instagram.com/moneymatterswithmelinda Email: melinda@astrapefinance.com Resources to Win Segment [Book mentioned] “My Money & Me”  https://www.amazon.com/My-Money-Me-Melinda-Belle-ebook/dp/B0791TG82V C. Ruth Taylor’s Contact Get the expert publishing guidance you need to publish your book. Visit https://extramileja.com to see what Ruth has to offer. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com Show Sponsor Visit Frame Art Jamaica Limited at http://www.frameartjamaica.com/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy.
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December 20, 2021
Ep. 33: How to Publish an Audiobook via Findaway Voices - My Audiobook Journey
Have you been wanting to publish an audiobook on Audible and other platforms? Find out how you can do so on today’s podcast without breaking the bank. Today, I share my audiobook journey of publishing through Findaway Voices. I’ll also be introducing you to my narrator, Candace Sutherland-Barnes. Contact Candace Sutherland Barnes at: Email: admin@bridgetekgroup.com Website: https://bridgetekgroup.com/extra-mile-innovators Resources to Win Segment Findaway Voices – Sign up for free at: https://findawayvoices.com/ Books Mentioned Audio for Authors by Joanna Penn https://www.amazon.com/Audio-Authors-Audiobooks-Podcasting-Technologies/dp/B0877BDN13/ https://www.thecreativepenn.com/audio-for-authors/  The Legacy Builder Kit https://extramileja.com/legacybuilder/ C. Ruth Taylor’s Contact Get the expert publishing guidance you need to publish your book. Visit https://extramileja.com to see what Ruth has to offer. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com Show Sponsor Visit Frame Art Jamaica Limited at http://www.frameartjamaica.com/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy.
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December 13, 2021
Ep. 32: From Educational Psychologist to Authoring a Book to Facilitate Teen Success with Dr. Louise Malcolm
How do we help our teens to win during this COVID-19 Pandemic? Dr. Louise Malcolm, an Educational Psychologist, has written a counselling text for teens titled, “Ree’s Journey: A Teen’s Story of Struggles, Self-Management and Success.” Today she shares about her author journey and some tips to help teachers and parents to equip teens to win through the development of self-management skills. Contact Dr. Louise Malcolm at: Email: drdal70mal@gmail.com Website: https://drmalcolmdaley.com/ Resources to Win Segment Publishing Secrets 101 Masterclass – How to Publish a Book on Budget https://www.udemy.com/course/secretstopublishonabudget-masterclass/ The Rocket-Writer: How to Write a Non-Fiction Book in 24 Hours www.authorpreneursecrets.com Books Mentioned Rees Journey: A Teens Story of Struggles, Self-Management and Success https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08HSMDCB3/ The Rocket-Writer: How to Write a Non-Fiction Book in 24 Hours www.authorpreneursecrets.com C. Ruth Taylor’s Contact Get the expert publishing guidance you need to publish your book. Visit https://extramileja.com to see what Ruth has to offer. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com Show Sponsor Visit Frame Art Jamaica Limited at http://www.frameartjamaica.com/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy.
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December 06, 2021
Ep. 31 - From Top Cop to Bestselling Author & Publisher with Hilette Virgo
How do you go from being a top cop to being an author and book publisher? This week Hilette Virgo shares her story and journey into authorship and Authorpreneurship. Hilette dropped a number of gems on us and shared how books give you wings and how writing prepares you for your eulogy. In our winning resources for authors segment, we spoke about the Creative Penn Podcast. In terms of my Authorpreneurship journey I shared about the Design to Win Academy’s publishing school for teens upcoming graduation and book launch. Contact Hilette Virgo at: YouTube Hilzspiration - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYvyFjsbNfQgbotrZF1kB0A FB: Hilette A Virgo https://www.facebook.com/HiletteVirgoMotivates/ Resources to Win Segment The Creative Penn Podcast https://www.thecreativepenn.com/podcasts/ Ruth’s Publishing Starter Kit (Free) https://bit.ly/publishingstarterkit The Indie Authorpreneurs Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/Indieauthorpreneurs/ Books Mentioned Design to Win Young Achievers’ Road Map https://www.amazon.com/dp/9769674621 "Activating Her Eagle Instincts" https://www.amazon.com/Activating-Her-Eagle-Instincts-Devotional-ebook/dp/B07RZV7CYK/ C. Ruth Taylor’s Contact Get the expert publishing guidance you need to publish your book. Visit https://extramileja.com to see what Ruth has to offer. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com Show Sponsor Visit Frame Art Jamaica Limited at http://www.frameartjamaica.com/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy.
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November 29, 2021
Ep. 30 - How to Monetize Your Books Beyond Book Sales
How do you monetize your books beyond book sales? That’s what we’ll be discussing on this week’s podcast, the many of the ways you can monetize your books. This was a presentation at Guys Hill in St. Catherine, Jamaica. We hope that you will add at least one new income stream for 2022 around your book. In this episode Ruth also shares a winning resource for authors, a course called “Starting from Zero” with David Gaughran, along with his book, “Following.” These will help you to build your platform and your reader tribe. Contact Ruth at: www.extramileja.com Email: ruthtaylor@extramileja.com| authorpreneursecrets@gmail.com Resources to Win Segment Course: Starting from Zero by David Gaughran https://courses.davidgaughran.com/courses/starting-from-zero David’s YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/DavidGaughran Books Mentioned “Following” by David Gaughran https://davidgaughran.com/books/following/ “Write and Retire Right” by C. Ruth Taylor https://www.amazon.com/Write-Retire-Right-Non-Fiction-Sustainable/dp/162676560X/ Ruth’s Publishing Starter Kit (Free) https://bit.ly/publishingstarterkit The Indie Authorpreneurs Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/Indieauthorpreneurs/ C. Ruth Taylor’s Contact Get the expert publishing guidance you need to publish your book. Visit https://extramileja.com to see what Ruth has to offer. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com Show Sponsor Visit Frame Art Jamaica Limited at http://www.frameartjamaica.com/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy.
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November 22, 2021
Ep. 29: Writing a Book without a Laptop & 5 Authorpreneurship Ideas
How do you write a book without using a laptop? Tracey Williams, the 2020 Rocket-Writing Winner shares her journey to write the first draft of her book, “The Suffer Ring” during the 30-Day Challenge in 2020, and how she did it without a laptop. In this episode Ruth also shares her several of her Authorpreneurship ventures and 5 Authorpreneurship ideas you could try to increase your impact and income beyond book sales. Contact Tracey Williams at: Instagram.com/ladytracey7 Twitter.com/detailstotracey https://www.facebook.com/scriptofvirtuecollections https://scriptofvirtue.business.site/ - website Ruth’s Authorship Ventures: Links to her interviews Flow in the Morning, Season 2 of Awakening Possibility, on RTC Interview on Awakening Possibility https://www.facebook.com/watch/live/?ref=watch_permalink&v=357187776097206 I wrote a book about https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cTJENX9e5aQ Resources to Win Segment YouTube Channel: Self-Publishing with Dale https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKv8xcrFntOERL7NUXgkypg Books by Dale Roberts – How to Market and Sell Books on Amazon https://selfpublishingwithdale.com/index.php/books-by-dale-l-roberts/ YouTube Channel: Self-Publishing with Dale https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKv8xcrFntOERL7NUXgkypg Ruth’s Publishing Starter Kit (Free) https://bit.ly/publishingstarterkit The Indie Authorpreneurs Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/Indieauthorpreneurs/ C. Ruth Taylor’s Contact Get the expert publishing guidance you need to publish your book. Visit https://extramileja.com to see what Ruth has to offer. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com Show Sponsor Visit Frame Art Jamaica Limited at http://www.frameartjamaica.com/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy.
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November 15, 2021
Ep. 28 - How to Write a Book in 24 Hours - Author Q & A Show
How can you write a book in 24 hours? This is a question several persons have asked Ruth. Can a book written that fast be of any good? Ruth breaks down the process in this episode. Many have found value in her books which have been written fast. One reader said, “It’s always a treat to read your books.” As we continue our annual Rocket-Writing Challenge in November, we're sharing success stories of previous participants and breaking down the process of writing fast. Connect with C. Ruth Taylor at Email: ruthtaylor@extramileja.com Website: https://extramileja.com/ Join her Indie Authorpreneurs Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/Indieauthorpreneurs/ Get the Books Mentioned: The Rocket-Writer www.extramileja.com | www.authorpreneursecrets.com https://www.amazon.com/Rocket-Writer-Write-Non-Fiction-Authorpreneur-Secrets-ebook/dp/B08DG8NRWH Michael La Ronn’s Writing Advice Books - https://www.authorlevelup.com/books/ Resources to Win What is NaNoWriMo? - https://kindlepreneur.com/nanowrimo/ Author LevelUp with Michael La Ronn: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcdjxp-TGOOucIV1rMDS8jw Ruth’s Publishing Starter Kit (Free) https://bit.ly/publishingstarterkit The Indie Authorpreneurs Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/Indieauthorpreneurs/ Ruth’s Authorpreneurship Ventures The Rocket-Writing Challenge - https://www.facebook.com/groups/Indieauthorpreneurs/ C. Ruth Taylor’s Contact Get the expert publishing guidance you need to publish your book. Visit https://extramileja.com/coaching/ to see what Ruth has to offer. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com Show Sponsor Visit Frame Art Jamaica Limited at http://www.frameartjamaica.com/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy.
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November 08, 2021
Ep. 27: Writing and Publishing 8 Books in 3 Years with a Family and Full-Time Job with Rev. Leostone Morrison
How can you write a book in 30 days working a full-time job, with four kids in the house, including 2 babies and conducting ministry endeavors? Well, Rev. Leostone Morrison has done it multiple times. This week we talk with Rocket-Writer, Leostone Morrison, who completed his first book (Mind Renewal) during the first Rocket-Writing Challenge in November 2018 and has gone on to publish 8 books. These include Marriage Reconstruction and the Mind Renewal Transformation Devotionals. As we prepare for our Rocket-Writing Challenge in November, we're sharing success stories of previous participants and authors who've written a book in 30 days or less to inspire you to write your book now. Connect with Rev. Leostone Morrison at Email: restorativeauthor@gmail.com Follow him on Amazon at: https://www.amazon.com/Leostone-Morrison/e/B07Y2P4CD7/ref=aufs_dp_fta_dsk Connect on Social Media: Instagram: Leostone Morrison FB: https://www.facebook.com/leostone.morrison Get the Books Mentioned: Mind Renewal: Biblical Secrets to a Better You https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07V9SBPSF/ The Rocket-Writer www.extramileja.com | www.authorpreneursecrets.com https://www.amazon.com/Rocket-Writer-Write-Non-Fiction-Authorpreneur-Secrets-ebook/dp/B08DG8NRWH Resources to Win Formatting Software: Atticus.io - https://www.atticus.io/ Features of Atticus: https://kindlepreneur.com/atticus-review/#h-complete-list-of-atticus-features Atticus vs. Vellum: https://kindlepreneur.com/atticus-vs-vellum/ Ruth’s Publishing Starter Kit (Free) https://bit.ly/publishingstarterkit The Indie Authorpreneurs Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/Indieauthorpreneurs/ Ruth’s Authorpreneurship Ventures The Rocket-Writing Challenge - https://www.facebook.com/groups/Indieauthorpreneurs/ C. Ruth Taylor’s Contact Get the expert publishing guidance you need to publish your book. Visit https://extramileja.com/coaching/ to see what Ruth has to offer. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com Show Sponsor Visit Frame Art Jamaica Limited at http://www.frameartjamaica.com/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy.
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November 01, 2021
Ep. 26 - Writing 20 Books in a Year - C. Ruth Taylor's Story
How many books can you write in one year? C. Ruth Taylor wrote 20 and today she shares her story and invites you to join her annual Rocket-Writing Challenge. On this challenge, you will write a non-fiction book of 10,000 – 30,000 words and win various prizes. She also shares a free resource to win from Kindlepreneur, an ISBN barcode generator. Connect with Ruth at Email: ruthtaylor@extramileja.com Website: www.extramileja.com Connect on Social Media: Indie Authorpreneurs Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/Indieauthorpreneurs/ Ruth's Author Page: https://www.facebook.com/CamekaRuthTaylor YouTube C. Ruth Taylor- https://www.youtube.com/c/CamekaTaylor Get the Book Mentioned: The Rocket-Writer www.extramileja.com https://www.amazon.com/Rocket-Writer-Write-Non-Fiction-Authorpreneur-Secrets-ebook/dp/B08DG8NRWH Resources to Win Free ISBN Barcode Generator https://kindlepreneur.com/isbn-bar-code-generator/ Ruth’s Publishing Starter Kit (Free) https://bit.ly/publishingstarterkit Ruth’s Authorpreneurship Ventures Monthly Bootcamp: The Authorpreneur Secret$ Bootcamp https://extramileja.com/authorpreneursecretsbootcamp C. Ruth Taylor’s Contact Get the expert publishing guidance you need to publish your book. Visit https://extramileja.com/coaching/ to see what Ruth has to offer. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com Show Sponsor Visit Frame Art Jamaica Limited at http://www.frameartjamaica.com/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy.
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October 25, 2021
Ep. 25 -Why We Should Write and Publish Our Stories & Leave a Legacy in Writing
How can you give your family a sense of identity, purpose and pride and leave a legacy? In episode, I speak about the Legacy Journal as an alternative to writing and publishing a book, and why writing and publishing our stories matter. “A people without knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots” (Marcus Garvey). Help your future generations to have concrete memories and knowledge of their family history. Use this guided journal to document your life experiences, genealogy, pictures of your family, story of faith, hopes, dreams, accomplishments, goals, lessons learnt along the journey, recipes and anything worth preserving. Pen and pass on an endearing gift to your family members which they will treasure forever. The Legacy Builder Kit https://extramileja.com/legacybuilder/ Connect with Ruth at Email: ruthtaylor@extramileja.com Website: www.extramileja.com Connect on Social Media: Indie Authorpreneurs Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/Indieauthorpreneurs/ Ruth's Author Page: https://www.facebook.com/CamekaRuthTaylor YouTube C. Ruth Taylor- https://www.youtube.com/c/CamekaTaylor Get the Books Mentioned: The Legacy Journal https://www.amazon.com/dp/9769674605 Pen It to Win It: Going Beyond Book Sales https://www.amazon.com/Pen-Win-Beyond-Authorpreneur-Secrets-ebook/dp/B08QH2SL5W/ Write and Retire Right https://www.amazon.com/Write-Retire-Right-Non-Fiction-Sustainable/dp/162676560X/ Resources to Win Keith Wheeler Books https://www.youtube.com/c/KeithWheelerBooks How to Publish a Hardcover on Amazon https://kindlepreneur.com/self-publish-hardcover-book-amazon/ Ruth’s Publishing Starter Kit (Free) https://bit.ly/publishingstarterkit Get the expert publishing guidance you need to publish your book. Visit https://extramileja.com/coaching/ to see what Ruth has to offer. Show Sponsor Visit Frame Art Jamaica Limited at http://www.frameartjamaica.com/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy.
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October 18, 2021
Ep. 24 - Self-Publishing a Bestseller for Less than US$50 with Didan Ashanta
How is it possible to self-publish a bestselling book with at least 30 reviews for less than US$50.00? Our guest today Didan Ashanta did it and she told us how at the Caribbean Authorpreneur Summit held in January 2021. As the author of Jamaican Green Smoothies: The Essential Guide to Transforming Your Life, One Cup at a Time, With the Leafy Greens & Fruits in Your Backyard, Didan has helped health-seekers to fall in love with green smoothies. She lives in Newfoundland, Canada. As a Curriculum Specialist, TESOL Program Administrator, Resilience Strategist, and Migrant Integration Expert, she is on a mission to promote simplicity, joy and resiliency to everyone she encounters. Didan was born and raised in Jamaica, and has spent more than 20 years travelling, volunteering and working throughout the Caribbean, North America, Africa, Europe, and Asia. As the founder of Resilient Foreigner, she provides training and consulting services that help people studying or working abroad to adapt and thrive in their host cultures. Connect with Didan at: Email: writeme@didanashanta.com Website: https://didanashanta.com/ Get the Books Mentioned: Jamaican Green Smoothies https://www.amazon.com/Jamaican-Green-Smoothies-Essential-Transforming/dp/1499376324 Authorpreneur Secrets: Write Fast, Publish Affordably and Generate Lasting Income - https://www.amazon.com/Authorpreneur-Secrets-Publish-Affordably-Generating/dp/1626767262 Resources to Win Ruth’s Publishing Starter Kit (Free) https://bit.ly/publishingstarterkit How to Publish a Hardcover on Amazon https://kindlepreneur.com/self-publish-hardcover-book-amazon/ Creative Indie with Derek Murphy https://www.creativindie.com/ Ruth’s Authorpreneurship Ventures Monthly Bootcamp: The Authorpreneur Secret$ Bootcamp https://extramileja.com/authorpreneursecretsbootcamp C. Ruth Taylor’s Contact Get the expert publishing guidance you need to publish your book. Visit https://extramileja.com/coaching/ to see what Ruth has to offer. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com Show Sponsor Visit Frame Art Jamaica Limited at http://www.frameartjamaica.com/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy.
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October 11, 2021
Ep. 23: Publishing on a Budget Hacks and Resources to Win
Is it possible to publish a book without spending a cent? Today, Ruth shares some proven hacks to publish on a budget, all of which she has employed to make her publishing dream a reality without breaking the bank. Connect with Ruth at: Email: ruthtaylor@extramileja.com FB: Indie Authorpreneurs Group Website: www.extramileja.com Gems from the Episode · Write small books · Use Fiverr.com for outsourcing · Trade services (barter) · Learn the parts you can on “YouTube University” Get the Books Mentioned: Penniless Publishing by Ed Lewis https://www.amazon.com/Penniless-Publishing-Publish-Without-Spending-ebook/dp/B071JKC81Z Authorpreneur Secrets: Write Fast, Publish Affordably and Generate Lasting Income  https://www.amazon.com/Authorpreneur-Secrets-Publish-Affordably-Generating/dp/1626767262 Resources to Win Ruth’s Publishing Starter Kit (Free) https://bit.ly/publishingstarterkit How to Format a Book: Kindlepreneur https://kindlepreneur.com/how-to-format-a-book/ Ruth’s Authorpreneurship Ventures Monthly Bootcamp: The Authorpreneur Secret$ Bootcamp https://extramileja.com/authorpreneursecretsbootcamp C. Ruth Taylor’s Contact Get the expert publishing guidance you need to publish your book. Visit https://extramileja.com/coaching/ to see what Ruth has to offer. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com Show Sponsor Visit Frame Art Jamaica Limited at http://www.frameartjamaica.com/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy.
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October 04, 2021
Ep. 22: Finding Success Working Online Despite Being Legally Blind with Racquel Newman
How do you find success working online despite being diagnosed as legally blind? Our guest today, Racquel Newman, shares her journey of overcoming albinism and finding success working online. In her book, “The Albino Marketer,” Certified Business Consultant and Digital Marketing Expert, Racquel Newman, shows through her story, how you can find a place to belong and thrive even when the odds are against you. Despite her struggles with albinism and being diagnosed as legally blind, Racquel thrives online. In The Albino Marketer, you will discover a proven pathway to find success in the digital world and a place to belong. Connect with Racquel at: Email: info@thealbinomarketer.com FB: thealbinomarketer Website: https://racqueln.com/ Claim her free list building course at https://racqueln.com/ Racquel’s course Work Online Now - https://www.udemy.com/course/work-online-now/ Gems from the Episode · Online is a place to shine · With determination and resolve you can overcome the odds Get the Books Mentioned: The Albino Marketer: My Journey to Online Success Despite the Odds -https://www.amazon.com/Albino-Marketer-Journey-Success-Despite-ebook/dp/B08YRX8LSV Authorpreneur Secrets: Write Fast, Publish Affordably and Generate Lasting Income - https://www.amazon.com/Authorpreneur-Secrets-Publish-Affordably-Generating/dp/1626767262 Ruth’s Authorpreneurship Ventures Monthly Bootcamp: The Authorpreneur Secret$ Bootcamp https://extramileja.com/authorpreneursecretsbootcamp Ruth’s Publishing Starter Kit (Free) https://bit.ly/publishingstarterkit C. Ruth Taylor’s Contact Get the expert publishing guidance you need to publish your book. Visit https://extramileja.com/coaching/ to see what Ruth has to offer. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com Show Sponsor Visit Frame Art Jamaica Limited at http://www.frameartjamaica.com/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy.
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September 27, 2021
Ep. 21: How to Publish & Sell Your Books Beyond Amazon - Author Q&A Session
How do you publish books beyond Amazon? How can authors get their books on Barnes and Noble and Google Books and libraries? What are the platforms to publish on besides Amazon? In this Q and A episode, Ruth answers these questions so that Caribbean authors can the 411 on how to get their books in front of more readers. Connect with C. Ruth Taylor at: Email: ruthtaylor@extramileja.com Website:https://extramileja.com/  Indie Authorpreneurs Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/Indieauthorpreneurs/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CamekaRuthTaylor YouTube: C. Ruth Taylor- https://www.youtube.com/c/CamekaTaylor LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/cameka-ruth-taylor/ Instagram – Cruthtaylor Gems from the Episode · Use aggregate distributors if you can’t go direct · Aggregate distributors include Draft2Digital and Smashwords · Use IngramSpark to get your book int0 40,000 stores and libraries · Use Findaway Voices for audio if you can’t go directly to ACX (Audible) Get the Books Mentioned: Wide for the Win by Mark Leslie Lefebvre -https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08Z38D9L7 The Legacy Journal: Pen It and Pass It on - https://bit.ly/TheLegacyJournalorders Authorpreneur Secrets: Write Fast, Publish Affordably and Generate Lasting Income - https://www.amazon.com/Authorpreneur-Secrets-Publish-Affordably-Generating/dp/1626767262 Ruth’s Authorpreneurship Ventures Monthly Bootcamp: The Authorpreneur Secret$ Bootcamp https://extramileja.com/authorpreneursecretsbootcamp Ruth’s Publishing Starter Kit (Free) https://bit.ly/publishingstarterkit C. Ruth Taylor’s Contact Get the expert publishing guidance you need to publish your book. Visit https://extramileja.com/services to see what Ruth has to offer. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com Show Sponsor Visit Frame Art Jamaica Limited at http://www.frameartjamaica.com/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy.
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September 20, 2021
Ep. 20: Turning Your Transformation Story and Passion into Books with Bishop Carla Dunbar
Do you have a powerful transformation story, passion or purpose? Why not turn it into a book? In this episode, Bishop Dr. Carla Dunbar’s story is epic—from teen mom, dancehall queen, being critically ill and pronounced dead several times to being a powerful Christian leader and author and going to the White house. Bishop Dr. Carla Dunbar is a Marriage & Family Therapist and a Licensed Sex Therapist. She is also a Certified Professional Life Coach, Media Consultant, Director of Carla Dunbar Ministries and Counselling Care and founder of Life Temple Ministries International and the Grow Your Marriage Academy. She has turned her story, mission and passion for family and relationships into three books: “Changed…The Journey, “SEXCRIPTION: A Prescription for Sex” and a 52-Week Couples Devotional. Her passion for marriage and the family continues to propel her to fulfil her mantra of ‘Rebuilding Jamaica… One Marriage at a Time.” Connect with Bishop Carla Dunbar at: Email: carladunbarministries@gmail.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/carladunbarministries/ Grow Your Marriage Academy: https://bit.ly/GYMAcademy Gems from the Interview · Change is possible…God can change your life · Your story of transformation can become several books · You can write a book fast · Get help along the journey · Become a lifelong learner · If you spend your time building your value, the money will find you · Your books build value Get the Books Mentioned: Changed: The Journey - https://www.amazon.com/Changed-Journey-Rev-Carla-Dunbar/dp/9768240180 Sexcription: A Prescription for Sex: https://www.amazon.com/Sexcriptions-Prescription-Sex-Carla-Dunbar-ebook/dp/B018N4NXSK/ The 52-Weeks Couples Devotional: https://www.amazon.com/52-Week-Couples-Devotional-Carla-Dunbar-ebook/dp/B082K78RJB/ The Legacy Journal: Pen It and Pass It on - https://bit.ly/TheLegacyJournalorders The Rocket-Writer: How to Write a Non-Fiction Book in 24 Hours https://extramileja.com/ Ruth’s Authorpreneurship Ventures The Rocket-Writer Series https://extramileja.com/rocketwriterseries Ruth’s Publishing Starter Kit (Free) https://bit.ly/publishingstarterkit C. Ruth Taylor’s Contact Get the expert publishing guidance you need to publish your book. Visit https://extramileja.com/coaching/ to see what Ruth has to offer. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com Show Sponsor Visit Frame Art Jamaica Limited at http://www.frameartjamaica.com/
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September 13, 2021
Ep. 19: How to Win Book Awards & Get a Traditional Publishing Deal with Dr. Sharma Taylor
How does one win book/writing awards and get a traditional publishing deal? Dr. Sharma Taylor is a multiple award-winning Jamaican writer and a corporate attorney. She breaks down the process and tells us how she was able to bag a 2-book traditional deal. Sharma has been the recipient of the 2020 Wasafiri Queen Mary New Writing Prize, the 2020 Frank Collymore Literary Endowment Award and the 2019 Bocas Lit Fest’s Johnson and Amoy Achong Caribbean Writers Prize. Her debut novel What A Mother’s Love Don’t Teach You is scheduled to be published by Virago (part of Little Brown) in the UK in summer 2022. Sharma was shortlisted for the Commonwealth short story prize in 2021, 2018 and 2020. She is also a creative writing coach helping Caribbean authors to write page turning book. Find out more about her upcoming coaching program here at https://bit.ly/DSTCreativeWriting Connect with Sharma at: Email: sharmataylorwrites@gmail.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/sharma-taylor-1252741bb/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/IAmSharmaTaylor Gems from the Interview · Research is your best friend (Google prizes, competitions, agents and publishers) · Know your genre, read it and study it. · Get training to refine your skills · Hone your craft, let go the work/story · Separate yourself and identity from the story and the results Get the Book Mentioned: The Rocket-Writer: How to Write a Non-Fiction Book in 24 Hours https://extramileja.com/Ruth’s Authorpreneurship Ventures Ruth’s Publishing Starter Kit (Free) https://bit.ly/publishingstarterkit C. Ruth Taylor’s Contact Get the expert publishing guidance you need to publish your book. Visit https://extramileja.com/coaching/ to see what Ruth has to offer. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com Show Sponsor Visit Frame Art Jamaica Limited at http://www.frameartjamaica.com/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy.
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September 06, 2021
Ep. 18 - The Successful Author Mindset with Joanna Penn
What does it take to become a successful Independent (Indie) author? The award-nominated, New York Times and USA Today bestselling thriller author of over 30 books, Joanna Penn gives us answers in this episode of the podcast. Along with being one of the most trusted voices in Indie publishing, Joanna is a speaker and award-winning entrepreneur. She's host of the Creative Penn Podcast and her site, TheCreativePenn.com, has been voted in the Top 100 sites for writers. Joanna also writes bestselling non-fiction for authors and has sold over 600,000 copies of her books in 162 countries and in 5 languages. Her podcast has over 550 episodes with relevant information to equip you to win on your author journey (fiction or non-fiction). Connect with Joanna at: https://www.thecreativepenn.com/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/thecreativepenn Twitter: http://twitter.com/thecreativepenn Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/TheCreativePenn YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/thecreativepenn Gems from the Interview · Decide what you want first as an author · Write in series and write many books if you want to be successful · Consider global markets not just your own country · Embrace diversity – write and tell your story Get the Books Mentioned: The Successful Author Mindset and Joanna's Non-Fiction for Authors series https://www.thecreativepenn.com/books/ The Rocket-Writer: How to Write Your Non-Fiction Book in 24 Hours https://extramileja.com/ Write and Retire Right https://www.amazon.com/Write-Retire-Right-Non-Fiction-Sustainable/dp/162676560X/ Ruth’s Authorpreneurship Ventures The Rocket-Writer Series https://extramileja.com/rocketwriterseries Ruth’s Publishing Starter Kit (Free) https://bit.ly/publishingstarterkit The Design to Win Academy Teen Program https://designtowinacademy.com/ C. Ruth Taylor’s Contact Get the expert publishing guidance you need to publish your book. Visit https://extramileja.com/coaching/ to see what Ruth has to offer. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com Show Sponsor Visit Frame Art Jamaica Limited at http://www.frameartjamaica.com/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy.
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August 30, 2021
Ep. 17 - Retirement: A New Adventure with Patricia Reid-Waugh
What are your plans for retirement?  Does it include writing? Patricia retired in 2011 after a successful career as a Chartered Accountant. Her first book Retirement, A New Adventure is full of ideas how to have an active and fulfilling retirement. Patricia delivers presentations at Retirement Seminars and Workshops put on by corporations and other organizations, exciting participants with colorful stories from her personal experience. Leading by example, Patricia took on the challenge of learning to play the violin and steel pan well into her 60s and learned to swim at 70 years old. Patricia also received Gold and Silver medals for her entries in national Speech and Creative Writing Competitions, at ages 68 and 70, respectively. She appears as a Featured Guest on several TV shows, radio programs and online interviews, giving valuable tips on how to navigate life in retirement. Patricia publishes a FREE monthly newsletter to talk about all things retirement - the good, the bad and the ugly. Signup for this FREE newsletter at: www.bit.ly/retirementanewadventurenewsletter Connect with Patricia on social media at: https://www.facebook.com/retirementanewadventure https://www.instagram.com/preidwaugh/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/preidwaugh/ https://twitter.com/preidwaugh Gems from the Interview · Turn your hobbies into income generating activities in retirement · Start preparing for retirement 10-20 years before · You are not too old to learn new things in retirement · Stay active and enriched in retirement and tell your story Get the Books Mentioned: Retirement: A New Adventure https://www.amazon.com/Retirement-New-Adventure-Patricia-Reid-Waugh-ebook/dp/B079665NZH Write and Retire Right https://www.amazon.com/Write-Retire-Right-Non-Fiction-Sustainable/dp/162676560X/Ruth’s Authorpreneurship Ventures Course: Book Marketing and Monetization Made Easy – Masterclass & Bootcamp https://extramileja.com/courses/ Ruth’s Publishing Starter Kit (Free) https://bit.ly/publishingstarterkit The Design to Win Academy Teen Program https://designtowinacademy.com/ C. Ruth Taylor’s Contact Get the expert publishing guidance you need to publish your book. Visit https://extramileja.com/coaching/ to see what Ruth has to offer. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com Show Sponsor Visit Frame Art Jamaica Limited at http://www.frameartjamaica.com/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy.
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August 23, 2021
Ep. 16- The Making of a Caribbeanpreneur & Winning as an Author with Nerissa Golden
Do you have the mindset for success as an author and entrepreneur? In an interview conducted Live at the Caribbean Authorpreneur Summit in January 2021, Nerissa Golden, Founder and Editor of Montserrat’s top digital travel and information platform Discover Montserrat, gave us the secrets to become a winning entrepreneur. Nerissa is journalist and international speaker and author of eight books, including The Making of a Caribbeanpreneur: Strategies for Overcoming Fear and Building Wealth and Start. Grow. Thrive: Build a Business to Last. With more than 30 years in traditional and new media, Nerissa’s company Goldenmedia LLC, develops communication strategies for multilateral agencies, non-profit organizations and governments to tell stories which influence change. Follow Nerissa at: · https://trulycaribbean.net/- Website · https://www.linkedin.com/in/nerissagolden/ · nerissa@trulycaribbean.net- Email · Instagram @trulynerissa · Facebook - nerissa.golden Gems from the Interview · Develop the mindset of an entrepreneur · Make up your mind that you are in business to make money · Value your work and charge for it · Not everyone is your customer · Define your standards and set your price accordingly. Get the Books Mentioned: Design to Win Young Achievers Road Map https://www.amazon.com/Design-Win-Young-Achievers-Road-ebook/dp/B09CLKXNHQ/ The Making of a Caribbeanpreneur: Strategies for Overcoming Fear and Building Wealth Start. Grow. Thrive: Build a Business to Last. https://www.amazon.com/Start-Grow-Thrive-Build-Business-ebook/dp/B096QW3QL7 Ruth’s Authorpreneurship Ventures Course: Book Marketing and Monetization Made Easy – Masterclass & Bootcamp https://extramileja.com/courses/ Ruth’s Publishing Starter Kit (Free) https://bit.ly/publishingstarterkit The Design to Win Academy Teen Program https://designtowinacademy.com/ C. Ruth Taylor’s Contact Get the expert publishing guidance you need to publish your book. Visit https://extramileja.com/coaching/ to see what Ruth has to offer. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com Show Sponsor Visit Frame Art Jamaica Limited at http://www.frameartjamaica.com/ About the Host
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August 16, 2021
Ep. 15: Defeating Cycles of Insecurity, Procrastination & Fear to Becoming an Author with D.R. Plunkett
What negative cycles are preventing you from achieving your dreams? It’s another untold story from Olympic Gardens in Kingston, Jamaica. Another shining example of excellence… Author of Valley Flower: Defeating Oppressive and Non-Progressive Cycles, D. R. Plunkett shares how we can overcome the oppressive cycles fear, procrastination  and insecurity to achieve our dreams. Follow D. R. Plunket at https://imagobydrplunkett.com/ FB and Instagram: @imagobydrplunkett Twitter: imagobydrp Get the Books Mentioned: Valley Flower: Defeating Oppressive and Non-Progressive Cycles https://www.amazon.com/Valley-Flower-Defeating-Oppressive-Non-Progressive-ebook/dp/B0923165JB/ Design to Win Road Map Series: Your Winning Life and Career Compass https://designtowinacademy.com/ Short Reads Segment: Valley Flower: Defeating Oppressive and Non-Progressive Cycles https://www.amazon.com/Valley-Flower-Defeating-Oppressive-Non-Progressive-ebook/dp/B0923165JB/ Ruth’s Authorpreneurship Ventures Course: Book Marketing and Monetization Made Easy – Masterclass & Bootcamp https://extramileja.com/courses/ Ruth’s Publishing Starter Kit (Free) https://bit.ly/publishingstarterkit The Design to Win Young Achievers’ Conference: Equipping Youths to Get It Right Early When: Sat. August 14th at 10a.m. – 1p.m. EST Register Now: https://bit.ly/DTWYoungAchievers C. Ruth Taylor’s Contact Get the expert publishing guidance you need to publish your book. Visit https://extramileja.com/coaching/ to see what Ruth has to offer. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com Show Sponsor Visit Frame Art Jamaica Limited at http://www.frameartjamaica.com/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy.
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August 09, 2021
Ep. 14 - Understanding ISBNs - The Pros and Cons of Taking a Free ISBN
What is an ISBN? Do you need it? Should you take a free one or not? We tackle these questions on this episode of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Podcast. For a greater understanding of ISBNS, read Dave Chesson’s article on it on Kindlepreneur. See the link below to access it. https://kindlepreneur.com/what-is-isbn/ An ISBN is an International Standard Book Number that is used to identify and track your book. Get the Books Mentioned: Untold Stories Vol. 1: CGST and Its Transformational Impact. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08ZYRSQJC Support CGST at https://cgst.edu.jm/online-payment/ Pen It to Win It: Going Beyond Book Sales https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08QH2SL5W Short Reads Segment: The Albino Marketer https://www.amazon.com/Albino-Marketer-Journey-Success-Despite-ebook/dp/B08YRX8LSV/ Ruth’s New Course Book Marketing and Monetization Made Easy – Masterclass & Bootcamp https://extramileja.com/courses/ Ruth’s Publishing Starter Kit (Free) https://bit.ly/publishingstarterkit C. Ruth Taylor’s Contact Get the expert publishing guidance you need to publish your book. Visit www.extramileja.com to see what Ruth has to offer. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com Show Sponsor Visit Frame Art Jamaica Limited at http://www.frameartjamaica.com/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy.
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August 02, 2021
Ep. 13 - Carrying on a Founding Father's Legacy with Stan Gerig, Son of Dr. Zenas Gerig - Untold Stories
How do you preserve a founding father’s legacy? Learn how Stan Gerig is preserving the legacy of his dad, Dr. Zenas Gerig, through his work as the Acting Chairman of the Board of the Caribbean Graduate School of Theology (CGST). Stan wrote the foreword to the book, Untold Stories Vol. 1: CGST and Its Transformational Impact. Join us as we support CGST to preserve its mission and purpose and offer financial support to sustain it. Get the Book Mentioned: Untold Stories Vol. 1: CGST and Its Transformational Impact. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08ZYRSQJC Support CGST at https://cgst.edu.jm/online-payment/ Ruth’s Publishing Starter Kit (Free) https://bit.ly/publishingstarterkit C. Ruth Taylor’s Contact Get the expert publishing guidance you need to publish your book. Visit www.extramileja.com to see what Ruth has to offer. Show Sponsor Visit Frame Art Jamaica Limited at http://www.frameartjamaica.com/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com
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July 26, 2021
Ep. 12 -A Call to Embrace Caribbean 'Somebodiness' with Dr. Earlmont Williams
Are you proud of your Caribbean identity? At the launch of Untold Stories Vol. 1, our keynote speaker, Rev. Dr. Earlmont Williams highlighted the negative and pessimistic view of the Caribbean by some of our writing legends like Nobel prize winner, Derek Walcott and others. In his speech he urged us to shift thinking and embrace our Caribbean “somebodiness.” Rev. Dr. Williams is a 2x graduate of CGST graduating with high honors for the M.A in Intercultural Studies and the M.Div. program. This episode shares excerpts of his speech at the launch of Untold Stories Vol. 1: CGST and Its Transformational Impact. Join us as we support a pioneering school to preserve its mission and purpose and offer financial support to sustain it. Book Mentioned: Untold Stories Vol. 1: CGST and Its Transformational Impact. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08ZYRSQJC Support CGST at https://cgst.edu.jm/online-payment/ Ruth’s Publishing Starter Kit (Free) https://bit.ly/publishingstarterkit C. Ruth Taylor’s Contact Get the expert publishing guidance you need to publish your book. Visit www.extramileja.com to see what Ruth has to offer. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com The Sponsors Visit Frame Art Jamaica Limited at http://www.frameartjamaica.com/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy.
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July 21, 2021
Ep. 11: Untold Stories Vol. 1 Book Launch and CGST's Graduate Stories of Impact
What is life if not measured by its impact? This episode highlights some of the stories of impact shared at the launch of Untold Stories Vol. 1: CGST and Its Transformational Impact. We had a physical book launch as COVID-19 restrictions are being lifted. Learn more about the mission of the series to showcase people of significance from places considered insignificant. Join us as we support a pioneering school and preserve its mission and purpose and offer financial support to sustain it. Counselling Psychology Graduates Featured: · Mrs. Faith Thomas, 1989 Graduate · Dr. Viviene Kerr, 2000 Graduate · Mr. Ricardo Lee, 2020 Graduate Untold Stories Book Launch Video https://bit.ly/UntoldStoriesBookLaunch Counselling Psychology Graduates Featured: · Mrs. Faith Thomas, 1989 Graduate · Dr. Viviene Kerr, 2000 Graduate · Mr. Ricardo Lee, 2020 Graduate Book Mentioned: Untold Stories Vol. 1: CGST and Its Transformational Impact. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08ZYRSQJC Support CGST at https://cgst.edu.jm/online-payment/ Free Publishing Resources Course on Udemy - Publishing Secrets 101 Masterclass https://bit.ly/PublishingSecrets101 Ruth’s Publishing Starter Kit (Free) https://bit.ly/publishingstarterkit C. Ruth Taylor’s Contact Get the expert publishing guidance you need to publish your book. Visit www.extramileja.com to see what Ruth has to offer. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com The Sponsors Visit Frame Art Jamaica Limited at http://www.frameartjamaica.com/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy.
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July 12, 2021
Ep. 10 - Leveraging a Book to Preserve the Mission and Purpose of a School
How do you give back to your school? What if writing a book could preserve your school’s legacy and mission? This is exactly what C. Ruth Taylor has done with Untold Stories Vol. 1: CGST and Its Transformational Impact. Learn more about how we can leverage a book to support a school and preserve its mission and purpose and offer financial support in this episode of The Authorpreneur Secret$ podcast. Book Mentioned: Untold Stories Vol. 1: CGST and Its Transformational Impact. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08ZYRSQJC Support CGST at https://cgst.edu.jm/online-payment/ Book Launch Watch the live streaming on C. Ruth Taylor's Author page on Sat. July 10 at 2p.m. at https://www.facebook.com/CamekaRuthTaylor Free Publishing Resources Course on Udemy - Publishing Secrets 101 Masterclass https://bit.ly/PublishingSecrets101 Ruth’s Publishing Starter Kit (Free) https://bit.ly/publishingstarterkit C. Ruth Taylor’s Contact Get the expert publishing guidance you need to publish your book. Visit www.extramileja.com to see what Ruth has to offer. Podcast Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com The Sponsor Visit Frame Art Jamaica Limited at http://www.frameartjamaica.com/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy.
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July 05, 2021
Ep. 9- How to Turn Your Dissertation & Expertise into a Book with Dr. Clara Ricketts
How do you convert your doctoral dissertation and expertise to a book? Are you too old to go back to school or write your first book? Find out how Dr. Clara Ricketts, author of the book, “Yes They Can,” did this in her 70s and how you can do it too. Dr. Clara M. Ricketts is the founder and CEO of the Sure Foundation Educational Centre for children with learning disabilities and behaviour disorders. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences and a master’s degree in Education from the University of the West Indies, a bachelor’s degree in Biblical Studies from the Jamaica Theological Seminary, and a doctorate in Transformational Leadership from the Bakke Graduate University. Contact Dr. Ricketts at Email: yestheycanacademy@gmail.com Course: Yes, They Can Behavior Management Course - https://bit.ly/YESTHEYCANCOURSE Join her webinar list to get monthly tips on behavior management at https://bit.ly/yestheycanwebinar Ruth’s Free Publishing Resources Course on Udemy - Publishing Secrets 101 Masterclass https://bit.ly/PublishingSecrets101 Ruth’s Publishing Starter Kit https://bit.ly/publishingstarterkit C. Ruth Taylor’s Contact Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com | www.extramileja.com Book Mentioned: Pen It to Win It: Going Beyond Book Sales https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08QH2SL5W Yes They Can: Working with Children with Learning and Behavior Disorders https://www.amazon.com/Yes-They-Can-Children-Disorders/dp/1626766703 Ruth’s Authorpreneurship Venture The Book Marketing and Monetization Made Easy Course and Bootcamp The Sponsor Visit Frame Art Jamaica Limited at http://www.frameartjamaica.com/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy.
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June 28, 2021
Ep.08 - How to Turn Your Family's History into a Book with Pat Lindsay Fletcher
How do you turn your family’s history into a book? Learn more from Pat Lindsay Fletcher, author of the book, “Hezekiah: Many Houses, One Life.” This is Pat’s debut novel.  Pat kept a journal most of her adult life, but never imagined that one day this would result in writing a published novel. Her debut historical novel HEZEKIAH: Many Houses One Life is a gripping tale of class, race, and family struggle in the colonial era of the early to mid-twentieth century Jamaica. It mirrors the pattern of many Caribbean families and leaves us asking how on earth these generational cycles can be broken? Pat is a Jamaican who migrated to Canada in 1987. She currently lives with her husband, Keith, in Whitby, Ontario. Follow Pat at FB and Instagram: caribfoot68 Email: patwritepub@gmail.com Ruth’s Free Publishing Resources Free Course on Udemy - Publishing Secrets 101 Masterclass https://bit.ly/PublishingSecrets101 Ruth’s Publishing Starter Kit https://bit.ly/publishingstarterkit C. Ruth Taylor’s Contact Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com Books Mentioned: Pen It to Win It: Going Beyond Book Sales https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08QH2SL5W “Hezekiah: Many Houses, One Life.” Ruth’s Authorpreneurship Ventures The Book Marketing and Monetization Made Easy Course and Bootcamp– (US$99) -June 24, 2021 https://authorpreneursecretsacademy.teachable.com/p/bookpublishing-madeeasy/ The Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy Membership Group Get the coaching, community support and training you need to write, publish and leverage your book for maximum impact and income. Enrollment is now open (June 1-16). See link below to enroll. https://bit.ly/ASAMGroup Access Ruth’s Online Courses One at a Time OR Join the Authorpreneur Secrets Membership Club to Access to ALL Courses for a monthly subscription or annual fee. US$47 per month or US$497 annually! This program also trains you to become a book coach and publishing coach. The Sponsors Visit Frame Art Jamaica Limited at http://www.frameartjamaica.com/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy.
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June 21, 2021
Ep. 7 - How to Launch & Level-Up Your Brand with a Podcast with Heneka Watkis-Porter
How does podcasting boost your brand or business? Find out from Jamaica’s podcast queen and author of the book, “Podcast Power,” Heneka Watkis-Porter. Heneka is an award-winning entrepreneur, coach, 5x author, international speaker and host of “The Entrepreneurial You Podcast” who has interviewed: Richard Branson, Lisa Nicols, Les Brown, John Lee Dumas, Seth Godin and many other influencers. She teaches leaders, business owners, and entrepreneurs the sure action steps for creating a winning podcast, accelerate their growth through Masterminds, Online Summits, Live Events and books to allow them to level up with ease. Her most recent book is Podcast Power: The Quick-Start Guide to launching and Levelling-Up Your Brand. Follow Heneka at Website: https://www.henekawatkisporter.com/ Email: henekawatkisporter@gmail.com Ruth’s Free Publishing Resources Course on Udemy - Publishing Secrets 101 Masterclass https://bit.ly/PublishingSecrets101 Ruth’s Publishing Starter Kit https://bit.ly/publishingstarterkit C. Ruth Taylor’s Contact Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com Books Mentioned: Pen It to Win It: Going Beyond Book Sales https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08QH2SL5W Podcast Power: The Quick-Start Guide to Launching and Levelling-Up. Ruth’s Authorpreneurship Ventures The Book Marketing and Monetization Made Easy Course and Bootcamp– (US$99) -June 24, 2021 https://authorpreneursecretsacademy.teachable.com/p/bookpublishing-madeeasy/ The Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy Membership Group Get the coaching, community support and training you need to write, publish and leverage your book for maximum impact and income. Enrollment is now open (June 1-16). See link below to enroll. https://bit.ly/ASAMGroup
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June 14, 2021
Ep. 6 -Book Marketing and Sales Strategies that Work - Author Q and A Show
How do you build an audience before your book launch or market and sell books? This week Ruth responds to questions from her listeners centered on strategies that work in marketing and selling books. Book Marketing and Promotion Resources 7 Book Promotion Sites – Dave Chesson and Kindlepreneur https://kindlepreneur.com/episode-7-book-promotions-sites-launch-book/ Top Paid and Free Promotion Sites https://kindlepreneur.com/list-sites-promote-free-amazon-books/ Ruth’s Free Publishing Resources Free Course on Udemy - Publishing Secrets 101 Masterclass  https://bit.ly/PublishingSecrets101 Ruth’s Publishing Starter Kit  https://bit.ly/publishingstarterkit C. Ruth Taylor’s Contact Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com Book Mentioned: Pen It to Win It: Going Beyond Book Sales https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08QH2SL5W Ruth’s Authorpreneurship Ventures The Book Marketing and Monetization Made Easy Course and Bootcamp – (US$99) -June 24, 2021 https://authorpreneursecretsacademy.teachable.com/p/bookpublishing-madeeasy/ The Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy Membership Group Get the coaching, community support and training you need to write, publish and leverage your book for maximum impact and income. Enrollment is now open (June 1-16). See link below to enroll. https://bit.ly/ASAMGroup Access Ruth’s Online Courses One at a Time OR Join the Authorpreneur Secrets Membership Club to Access to ALL Courses for a monthly subscription or annual fee. US$47 per month or US$497 annually! This program also trains you to become a book coach and publishing coach. Podcast Sponsor Visit Frame Art Jamaica Limited at http://www.frameartjamaica.com/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy.
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June 07, 2021
Ep.05- How to Get Straight A's & Run a 6-Figure Business with Kadeem Leslie
How do you become a full student, maintain straight A's and run a 6-figure business at age 22, and become a bestselling author while still being in college? Today’s episode features a young bestselling author from Jamaica, Kadeem Leslie, who is doing amazing things. A, real estate investor and recent graduate (Summa Cum Laude) of Seton Hall University in New Jersey, his track record of achievements is impressive. But did not start out this way. He is also an accomplished cellist, having played for over 10 years and for many heads of state.  Kadeem’s Website: https://thefullauthor.com/ Social Media Contact: I am kade_ Publishing Resources Mentioned Free Course on Udemy - Publishing Secrets 101 Masterclass  https://bit.ly/PublishingSecrets101 Ruth’s Publishing Starter Kit (Free) https://bit.ly/publishingstarterkit C. Ruth Taylor’s Contact Website: www.authorpreneursecrets.com Book Mentioned: Authorpreneur Secret$: Write Fast, Published Affordably and Generate Lasting Income Keys to Win at Life:100 Proven Ways to Handle Life's Challenges The Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy Membership Group Get the coaching, community support and training you need to write, publish and leverage your book for maximum impact and income. Enrollment is now open (June 1-16). See link below to enroll. Access Ruth’s Online Courses One at a Time OR Join the Authorpreneur Secrets Membership Club to Access to ALL Courses for a monthly subscription or annual fee. US$47 per month or US$497 annually! This program also trains you to become a book coach and publishing coach. The Sponsors Visit Frame Art Jamaica Limited at http://www.frameartjamaica.com/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy.
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May 31, 2021
Ep. 04 - How to Publish a Book with C. Ruth Taylor
Do you want to know how to publish a book? In this episode, bestselling author of over 21 books and publishing coach, C. Ruth Taylor breaks down the publishing process.  She also shares some free resources to help you make your publishing dream a reality without breaking the bank. Publishing Resources Mentioned Free Course on Udemy - Publishing Secrets 101 Masterclass  https://bit.ly/PublishingSecrets101 Ruth’s Publishing Starter Kit (Free) https://bit.ly/publishingstarterkit C. Ruth Taylor’s Contact Website: https://authorpreneursecrets.com/ Ruth's Bookshop https://extramileja.com/ruthsbookshop/ Book Mentioned: Authorpreneur Secret$: Write Fast, Published Affordably and Generate Lasting Income The Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy Membership Group Get the coaching, community support and training you need to write, publish and leverage your book for maximum impact and income. Members get three Live Sessions each month, 1:1 coaching/consultation and a monthly Q and A session. Enrollment is now open (June 1-16). It’s US$47 per month. See link below. https://bit.ly/2X70Zm8 Access Ruth’s Online Courses One at a Time OR Join the Authorpreneur Secrets Membership Club to Access to ALL Courses for US$47 per month or US$497 annually! This program also trains you to become a book and publishing coach to non-fiction authors. Show Sponsor Visit Frame Art Jamaica Limited at http://www.frameartjamaica.com/ About the Host C. Ruth is an Authorpreneurship Specialist and Publishing Coach from the beautiful island of Jamaica. She is also the best-selling author of over 20 books and an international speaker. She has spoken in at least 14 countries, empowering people to win in their personal, spiritual and professional lives. Ruth works with authors to write and publish books without breaking the bank, and teaches them how to leverage books to transform lives, achieve their goals and create sustainable income. She is also the creator of the Authorpreneur Secret$ Academy.
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May 24, 2021
Ep. 03 - Must-Have Tools and Strategies for Indie Author Success with Dave Chesson
Are you looking for resources and tools to become a successful Indie Author? Why not visit Kindlepreneur.com hosted by Dave Chesson, our guest for today. Even Amazon has recognized his book marketing strategies by officially saying that authors “…should gain insight from Kindlepreneur on how you can optimize marketing your books…” After years of learning, practicing, and experimenting with book markets and online stores like Amazon, Dave started to understand why certain books succeed while others didn’t. He understands what makes Amazon tick and why they choose to show one book more on their market place than another. Dave has built free courses, tools like Publisher Rocket, articles, videos, full guides, and more. Through Kindlepreneur you’ll learn everything you need to get your book in front of more readers, make more sales, and build your author career. Dave is a military veteran (13 years in the military), a former nuclear engineer and military diplomat, a husband, and father of three children. When not doing dad things, he an avid book marketer. He has taken everything learned over the years working with publishing companies, NYT bestsellers, and more, and packaged it all on Kindlepreneur. He has authored 9 Books and made over 300K from self-publishing. Guest Contact: https://kindlepreneur.com/ Books Mentioned:  “Pen It to Win It: Going Beyond Book Sales”  Keys to Win at Life: 100 Proven Strategies to Handle Life’s Challenges Must-Have Tools Created by Dave Book Description Generator Kindle Calculator Publisher Rocket Atticus.io Kindlepreneur.com Nuggets from the Interview Benefits of being a writer (write from anywhere) You can be an author even if you are dyslexic Amazon opens up publishing for everyone If can solve a problem or meet a need you can turn that information into a non-fiction book A new formatting tool coming out soon (Atticus.io) Creative marketing ideas for authors through email marketing, video creation and lead magnets
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May 17, 2021
Ep. 02 -Strengthening Links with the Jamaican Diaspora with Delano Franklyn
Learn how to turn your involvements, knowledge and experience into a book like Delano Franklyn, former Minister of Government in Jamaica, a practicing Attorney-at-Law, a businessman, and author of nine books including The Jamaican Diaspora: Building an Operational Framework.   He tells us more about his book, The Jamaican Diaspora: Building an Operational Framework. In addition to this interview, Ruth updates us on her latest Authorpreneurship Venture- The Pen It to Win It audiobook, print and ebook, launched on May 9, 2021 and the Triple Treasure bulk buy options. Ruth is selling her audiobook direct in a boxset comprising the audio, print and ebook along with some bonus materials and rewards.  Go to https://authorpreneursecrets.com/resource/ for more information. Listener Shout-Out Susan Muir, Lecturer at the University of Technology, Jamaica Patricia Fletcher, author of the book, “Hezekiah.” Pat is part of the Jamaican Diaspora in Canada. Books Featured: Pen It to Win It: Going Beyond Book Sales -  https://authorpreneursecrets.com/resource/ The Jamaican Diaspora: Building an Operational Framework Guest Author Contact: delanofranklyn@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/authordelanofranklyn https://wilsonfranklyn.com/ Nuggets from Episode 2 STRENGTHENING TIES WITH THE JAMAICAN DIASPORA The history of the Jamaican Diaspora The origins of the Jamaican Diaspora Conferences and Jamaica Diaspora Day How Delano Franklyn is leveraging his book The importance of the Jamaican Diaspora and its contribution to the Jamaica society How to facilitate mutually beneficial partnerships with Diasporic communities; How you can use the book The concerns of the members of the Jamaican Diaspora regarding their homeland and the challenges that hinder meaningful engagement. More About Delano Franklyn He is a former advisor to two Prime Ministers of Jamaica. As Minister of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade from 2002-2007, he had responsibility for the Jamaican Diaspora, and spearheaded several initiatives to strengthen Jamaica’s ties with the Jamaican Diaspora. These include: The biennial Jamaica Diaspora Conference; the Diaspora Advisory Board; the Diaspora Foundation; The Jamaica Diaspora Institute and the Jamaica Diaspora Day which is celebrated on June 16theach year. He is passionate about the Jamaican Diaspora, an avid sportsman, a die-hard Kingston College Old Boy and an active member of the Peoples National Party (PNP). Delano Franklyn is also a Justice of the Peace and a Notary Public.
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May 10, 2021
Ep. 01 -From Book to Podcast - The Authorpreneur Secret$ Podcast with C. Ruth Taylor
What if writing a book is not just a way to transform many lives, but a way to secure your financial freedom? The Authorpreneur Secret$ Podcast tackles this question and provides a way for you to do it.  In this episode Ruth shares the story behind the podcast, and what you can expect in future episodes. This episode outlines the mission of the podcast: to make the Caribbean the home of Indie publishing. It will make writing, publishing and marketing easier, equip authors to dominate Authorpreneurship and show authors a viable way to win with books beyond book sales. Who is an Authorpreneur? This is an author who leverages books to create initiatives and profitable products, programs and services to transform lives and create sustainable income. The show will inspire you to write, publish without breaking the bank and create maximum impact and income from your book. It's time to Pen It to Win It and Dominate Authorpreneurship! Future Episodes:  You can expect the following: Caribbean Author Spotlight, Listener Short Reads and Shout Outs, Update on Ruth's Authorpreneurship Ventures, Caribbean Author Ventures, Interviews with trusted voices and leaders in the self-publishing / Indie Publishing industry, Interview with new and upcoming Caribbean Authors, Great Publishing Stories and strategies to win with books, Bi-monthly Q and A, Author Trivia. Learn more at https://authorpreneursecrets.com/. 
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April 16, 2021