The Building Books podcast is excited to welcome Thad McIlroy, publishing expert, futurist, and author. With his extensive experience as an electronic publishing analyst, consultant, and author that explores technology and marketing issues surrounding electronic publishing, he brings an interesting and thought-provoking perspective to the publishing discussion.
Rick Pascocello is a literary agent with the renowned Glass Literary Agency, a full-service literary agency founded by Alex Glass in 2014 that is designed to take a hands-on approach with book authors at every stage of the development and publication process.
Peter McCarthy is widely known as one of the most knowledgeable people in the digital marketing space for books. He is currently the director of digital products at Ingram Content Group. Ingram later purchased the company that McCarthy co-founded, OptiQly, and now he’s rolled into it as part of Ingram.
The Building Books podcast welcomes Scott Hoffman, a globally known and well-respected literary agent. He is co-founder of Folio Literary Management, a literary agency that has sold close to 2,000 titles with more than 200 New York Times bestsellers to date.
The Building Books podcast welcomes award-winning author and consultant, Elizabeth Marshall. With her extensive experience in marketing, sales, and publishing, Marshall partners with thought leaders, speakers, and authors to expand their level of influence and success.
James Breakwell is a professional comedy writer, husband, and father of four young girls. He is best known for his family humor Twitter account @XplodingUnicorn, which boasts more than a million followers. The account went viral In April 2016 and transformed him from a niche comedy writer into one of the most popular dad brands on social media.
The Building Books podcast is thrilled to welcome New York Times bestselling author, Gwen Cooper, to the show. Gwen is the author of four books, including one of the most successful cat memoirs of all time, the breakthrough bestseller, Homer’s Odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale, or How I Learned about Love and Life with a Blind Wonder Cat.
Ross Baird is President and founder of Village Capital, a venture capital firm that takes a unique philosophy and approach to choosing the entrepreneurs they fund. He has worked with hundreds of entrepreneurs in over 50 countries and has visited over 100 cities worldwide in an effort to find new entrepreneurs and help the people supporting them.
The Building Books podcast is thrilled to welcome publishing industry icon, Mike Shatzkin, to the show. Influenced by his father, Mike has been involved in the publishing business for nearly 50 years. He has written or co-authored six books, and is the founder and CEO of The Idea Logical Company, co-founder of Publishers Launch Conferences, and co-founder of Logical Marketing.
In this episode we welcome Dr. Willie Jolley, an award-winning speaker and singer, best-selling author and popular media personality. Dr. Jolley has achieved remarkable heights in the speaking industry, having come from humble beginnings as a fired singer who was replaced by a karaoke machine. You’ll have to listen in to hear that full story!
The Building Books podcast is excited to welcome investigative journalist and respected author, Brian Livingston, to the show. Brian is the coauthor of 11 books in the Windows Secrets series, has written for a wide variety of computing journals, and is the author of Muscular Portfolios: The Investing Revolution for Superior Returns with Lower Risk.
The Building Books Podcast is thrilled to welcome former national CBS News anchor turned positive psychology researcher, Michelle Gielan. Michelle is author of one of the bestselling Broadcasting Happiness.