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Michael Hyatt On The Future Of Publishing & Publishers

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Today’s guest just oozes a passion for publishing. In fact, he has made an incredible career out of it – going all the way back to the days when he was a student at Baylor University a few decades ago. Fast-forward to now and Michael Hyatt is the CEO of Thomas Nelson Publishers, an avid blogger, husband, and father to five daughters (Note: That is a lot of daughters).

I invited Michael onto The Rise To The Top for a few reasons. One was to talk about his thoughts on publishing, how it has changed and where it is going (including the role of the publisher). Secondly, to offer some advice for aspiring authors and writers. And lastly, to tell a bit of his story about how he literally rose to the top of the publishing industry.

Enjoy the interview and, as always, looking forward to your thoughts.

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Links Mentioned In This Episode:

Six E-Book Trends To Watch In 2011
Michael’s Advice To First-Time Authors

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  1. Clarissa says:

    I am working on a research paper about the future of the book publishing industry..just wanted to say I loved the interview with Mike, thanks! 🙂

    1. David Siteman Garland says:

      Thanks, Clarissa. Glad you found it useful!

  2. Excellent interview, Mike gave a very clear description of the modern publisher’s role, responsibilities, and where he sees the market moving.  Thank-you!

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