It seems like every other person I talk to wants to write and publish a book. But what does it really take to get a book to market and, even more important, have it get into the hands of the right readers?
David Hancock founded Morgan James Publishing to help entrepreneurs get their messages out through books. He felt there had to be a better way for thought leaders to keep their copyrights and sell books. Publisher’s Weekly consistently ranks his publishing house as one of the top houses. Their authors top the charts of the NY Times, Wall Street Journal and other bestseller lists as well. Yet, many authors seem to struggle with the process from start to finish.
On this episode David shares his best tips on getting accepted by a publisher, writing your book and marketing and selling your book. We also talk about the state of the industry and what is next in digital book sales and block chain.
David L. Hancock founded Morgan James Publishing in 2003.
David has revolutionized book publishing from the author’s standpoint. As Founder of Morgan James, he was personally selected for Fast Company Magazine’s Fast 50 for his leadership, creative thinking, significant accomplishments, and his significant impact on the industry over the next ten years. David was cited by NASDAQ as one of the world’s most prestigious business leaders, and named a Finalist in the Best Chairman category in The American Business Awards, hailed as “the business world’s own Oscars” by the New York Post.
David serves as President of the Executive Board for Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg, and as Chairman of the Board of The National Center for the Prevention of Community Violence.
David and his wife Susan live in Hampton Roads, Virginia with their two children, Morgan Renee and Ethan James.