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  • 00:31

    How the New York Times Bestseller List Works

    in Books

    Ever wondered what it takes to for a book to make it onto the NYT Bestseller list? As authors, Amanda, Gail, and I have put a lot of thought into this, as I'm sure every writer has. 


    We'll be discussing Heather Maclean's article on this subject today, breaking it down for readers, offering what tips we can, and trying to figure it all out! Join us and enjoy the show. 

  • 00:31

    Bestseller Author/Singer Tiffany L. Warren returns to Good Deeds w/Dr. Sunday

    in Motivation

    Good Deeds presents Bestseller Author, Playwright, Singer Tiffany L. Warren. Tiffany will boost your faith and reignite your joy.


    Tiffany L. Warren, is an author, playwright, songwriter, mother and wife. Her debut novel What a Sista Should Do, was released in June of 2005 and has ministered to over 50,000 readers. Her second book, Farther than I Meant to Go, Longer than I Meant to Stay was a national bestseller. She has gone on to pen fifteen novels including two young adult series (So For Real and The Fab Life) under pen name Nikki Carter.


    In 2006, Tiffany and her husband, Brent, founded Warren Productions and released their first gospel musical. What a Sista Should Do – The Stage Play debuted in Cleveland, OH at the famed Allen Theatre. The play has appeared to sold out audiences in Dallas, TX and starred R&B stars Christopher Williams and Gary “Lil’ G” Jenkins.  Their second musical The Replacement Wife debuted in Dallas, TX and starred Gospel and R&B legend Shirley Murdock and Tommy Ford from Martin!


    Tiffany is also the visionary behind the Faith and Fiction Retreat, a yearly conference where readers get the opportunity to connect with some of their favorite faith based authors.  The retreat’s Pitch Session is a hit with aspiring authors, because they are able to present their book ideas to industry deal makers.  The retreat has been in existence since 2007 and has been hosted in Dallas, TX; Atlanta, GA; St Simons Island, GA; Orlando, FL and Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.


    Tiffany resides in northern Texas with her husband Brent and their five children.

  • 00:32

    Women's International Day, CEDAW, Women of the World Music & Bestseller Books

    in Music

    March is Women's History Month! Today's show highlights events celebrating Women's International Day & events in Second Life. First up, hear music from Women of the World & India.Arie.Throughout the week I checked out a few shows in Second Life: Seattle-based musician Tukso Okey at Sands Entertainment, Russell Eponym at Ce Soir. I also made it to Musician Melissa Ferrick's monthly gig and James Olmos's show on Concert Window. Since supporting Zap Mama's successful kickstarter campaign, I've been checking out other projects looking for funding. I found a few publishing campaigns that I just love on there. Of course, I'll share what's on the bestseller book list and what I'm reading this week. If you enjoy the show, follow me on twitter and BTR. Happy Listening!


    CEDAW


    The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) is the body of independent experts that monitors implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women.CEDAW Committee consists of 23 experts on women’s rights from around the world.

  • 00:30

    How to Write a Bestseller in a Weekend

    in Motivation

    Host Jeanette Aro, welcomes Alicia Dunams, Business Coach and Self-Publishing Expert, Creator of Bestseller in a Weekend on BlogTalkRadio to her show episode, How to Write a Bestseller in a Weekend.
    Alicia Dunams motivates thousands of entrepreneurs around the world to play big to produce the business results and life they want. She’s coached hundreds of entrepreneurs worldwide to write, publish and market their book during her acclaimed live Bestseller in a Weekend program, toted “Best Online Program Ever” by event participants. With her online course 60 Days to 6-Figures, Alicia guides her clients through the strategies of launching and managing a profitable online business that makes money ‘while you sleep.
    Alicia Dunams, a former international fashion model, began her entrepreneurial career when she wrote her Amazon bestselling book Goal Digger: Lessons Learned from the Rich Men I Dated, which has been coined as the  “modern-day version of Think and Grow Rich, a must-read for all women.”
    In her spare time, Alicia enjoys adventure travel, long-distance running, and writing quirky TV pitches and pop songs with her daughter Izzy.

  • 00:34

    National Bestseller Author DiShan Winters stops by Good Deeds w/Dr. Renee Sunday

    in Motivation

    DiShan Winters, (formerly Washington), is a native of Valley, Alabama. Married at the age of 16, she became one of the youngest known First Ladies (Pastor’s wife) at the age of 17, and with this feat came incredible challenges that led to bouts of low self-esteem,depression, two suicide attempts, and a plethora of other struggles that sheopenly shares. Most recently, the landscape of her life changed and her marriage of 15 years came to an end. 


    She is currently the National and Essence best-selling author of, “Diary of a Mad First Lady” (Urban Books-March 2010) and “The Preacher’s Wifey” (February 2013); author of “Delilah: The Man (A Single Woman’s Guide to Not Choosing The Wrong Man), and the nationally recognized playwright for plays such as: “Everything That Look GoodAin’t Good For You”, “Is Love Supposed To Hurt?”, and “I Can If I Want To.”


    DiShan is also a powerful and prolific minister, teacher, life coach, and motivational speaker. Having spoken & shared on major platforms throughout the country, her willingness to be transparent about her struggles and success often leaves her audience wanting to hear more. She was featured on the TLC reality show, Sisterhood,in January 2013. DiShan has graced the National Bestseller's List for the past four years. 

    In 2015 DiShan is launching her Hugs Campaign. The Hugs Campaign well bring the awareness of self-acceptance, relationship building and mental health awareness to women across the country. 


    Books for 2015: The two books under her brand, Pure Publishing, are: "Delilah: The Man" (Available Now) (A Single Woman's Guide To Not Choosing The Wrong Man) and, "Diary of a Mad First Lady 2: The Story of Lisa Hodges" (Coming Winter 2014).

  • 00:23

    Sue Monk Kidd joins Susan Wingate for a chat on Dialogue Between the Lines

    in Books

    Sue Monk Kidd is an author to be revered. Her work has inspired generations past and her novels inspire other authors to strive for the perfection Kidd reaches in each of her stories. 


    Sue Monk Kidd was raised in the small town of Sylvester, Georgia, a place that deeply influenced the writing of her first novel The Secret Life of Bees. 


    When her first novel, The Secret Life of Bees, was published by Viking in 2002, it became a genuine literary phenomenon, spending more than 2½ years on the New York Times bestseller list. It has been translated into 36 languages and sold more than 6 million copies in the U.S. and 8 million copies worldwide. Bees was named the Book Sense Paperback Book of the Year in 2004, long-listed for the 2002 Orange Prize in England, and won numerous awards. For over a decade, the novel has been produced on stage by The American Place Theater, and in 2008 it was adapted into a movie by Fox Searchlight, which won the People’s Choice award for best movie and the NAACP Image award for best picture. It is taught widely in middle school, high school, and college classrooms.


    Kidd’s second novel, The Mermaid Chair, has sold well over a million copies since its publication by Viking in 2005 and reached #1 on the New York Times bestseller list.


    The Invention of Wings, Kidd’s third novel was published January 7, 2014 by Viking to wide critical acclaim. It debuted on the New York Times bestseller list at #1 and remained on the hardcover fiction list for over six months. It has been translated into 20 languages, thus far. The novel was chosen for Oprah’s Book Club 2.0. Plans are underway to turn the book into a film.


    She lives in Southwest Florida with her husband.

  • 00:55

    How the Best Managers Create a Culture of Belief and Drive Big Results

    in Management

    Join us Tuesday May 5, 2015 with our special guests, Adrian Gostick & Chester Elton, authors of New York Times Bestseller, ALL IN – How the Best Managers Create a Culture of Belief and Drive Big Results


    Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton will discuss why some managers are able to get their employees to commit wholeheartedly to their culture and give that extra push that leads to outstanding results, and how can managers at any level build and sustain a profitable, vibrant work-group culture of their own.


    Adrian Gostick is the New York Times bestselling coauthor of The Carrot Principle and The Orange Revolution.  Featured in The Economist, The New Times, and The Wall Street Journal, and is a founder of the global training and consulting firm The Culture Works.  For more information on Adrian Gostick, visit adriangostick.com


    Chester Elton is the million-copy bestselling coauthor of The Carrot Principle and The Orange Revolution, a popular lecturer, and an influential voice in global workplace trends.  He is a founder of The Culture Works, which provides consulting and training in recognition, teamwork, and culture. He advises leadership teams of numerous Fortune 500 firms.  Learn more at The Culture Works or chesterelton.com


    At Cosmic Coaching Centre, we believe that everyone has the potential to take full responsible for all aspects of their life and become the CEO of their life.  Our 1-on-1 Coaching, Group Coaching, and Coaching Products give you clarity to go out and seek out your dreams with vigorous determination.Your Success is Our Mission!


     

  • 01:00

    Dare To Dream! - Find Out How To Master The Media!

    in Business

    The Building Your Xtra-Ordinary Business Radio Program!


    Dare To Dream! - Find Out How To Master The Media!


    My guest this Friday is Debbi Dachinger, who  is a media personality who also teaches media.  She runs the Bestseller Launch Program which takes self-published authors to #1 international bestselling book status. Debbi also runs Media Mastery Training (VIP 1-Days and workshops) for entrepreneurs, speakers and authors ready to learn high-level expertise skills in bringing their message to the radio; clients become broadcast professionals who are successful on air.


    The industry’s leading lady, Debbi Dachinger, puts the ’inspiration’ back into broadcasting. With a fun, cutting-edge talk radio show about success, “DARE TO DREAM” is syndicated (on 66 stations), a multi-award winning program and the most motivating hour on air. An upbeat, unique program ?DARE TO DREAM?enlightens and entertains listeners with Debbi’s lively personality and engaging experts, while moving listeners towards a new way to achieve goals and change their dreams into reality.


    A popular media guest and speaker, Debbi is a keynote at high level national events; a radio and TV personality; a two-time international best-selling author; and sought after media coach. She has been seen in the news, documentary films, on the cover of One Magazine, and is a regular featured contributor to PUBLISHED!


    Log onto www.blogtalkradio.com/Jim-Nemley on Friday, May 29, 2015 at 7:00 pm EST. Dare To Dream!

  • 01:00

    Jasmina Agrillo Scherr - Mirror of My Soul, Sanctum of My Heart

    in Self Help

    Jasmina Agrillo Scherr’s inspiring new book and bestseller on Amazon … Mirror of My Soul, Sanctum of My Heart–a spiritual odyssey that goes beyond the near death experience to living from the intuitive heart connection.


    Since childhood Jasmina has had a very clear connection to Source and continues to walk a path between both this world and the unseen world of spirit. Her near-death experience while fighting a brain tumor further intensified her ability to live and intersect both plains.


    Today, she offers coaching programs on Resilience Training, Transforming Anxiety, andHeart-Based Divorce Recovery—helping people over the hurdles that she once had to leap.


     

  • 01:01

    Thomas Waite joins Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights LIVE!

    in Books

    Haunted Nights LIVE! hosts Thorne & Cross welcome


    Tom was born in the seaside town of Ipswich, Massachusetts, once home to the authors John Updike (who was a patient of his Dad, which enabled Tom to build a nice collection of signed first edition novels), Adele Robertson, John Norton, and the poet Anne Bradstreet. Perhaps it was the history of the town, but from an early age Tom developed a love of writing and left Ipswich to earn his degree in English Literature at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. There he focused on creative writing and was selected by the English Department to participate in an international study program at the University of Oxford.


    After college Tom lived in New York City and Boston and published non-fiction in such publications as THE NEW YORK TIMES and the HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW. He embarked on a career in technology culminating in his starting, building, and selling a technology strategy consulting firm 


    In addition to writing fiction, Tom is the board director of, and an advisor to, technology companies in the cyber security, media, data analytics, cloud computing, mobile, social intelligence, and information technology businesses. He now lives in Boston.


    Amazon Bestseller: When the Blue Lady walks… Death walks with her… Thorne & Cross’ collaborative debut, The Cliffhouse Haunting is now available. They are also the authors of the successful serialized novel, The Ghosts of Ravencrest, among other works. Visit Thorne and Cross at their websites: tamarathorne.com and alis

  • 01:01

    Mark Anthony the Psychic Lawyer®

    in Spirituality

    Please join Dick and Roberta as they interview Mark Anthony, who has just written a new book, EVIDENCE OF ETERNITY .


    EVIDENCE OF ETERNITY is a #1 Amazon bestseller in three different categories and is selling out in bookstores nationwide. It is Book of the Month March 2015 for BookReview.com. It is on the cover of Leading Edge Review, received a great review in Infinity Magazine, Publisher’s Weekly with more to come. The Hollywood Times just notified that EVIDENCE OF ETERNITY will be receiving a great review. 


    EVIDENCE OF ETERNITY: http://youtu.be/A9XK0Eb1VZc


     

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