Book Publishing Success



Book Publisher Bryan Heathman shares insight for authors and speakers from his experience as President of Made for Success Publishing. Co-Host Mark Bowser is an experienced author of 5 books who shares tips, tricks and formulas for writing and getting published.


  • What is 'The Success Lie'?

    24/05/2019 Duración: 17min

    Bryan Heathman, CEO of Made for Success Publishing, dives into Jannelle Bruland's new book 'The Success Lie'. For entrepreneurs, there’s a pervasive lie that surrounds how to achieve success. Our culture and society have painted a picture of what true success looks like and often times when achieving success, they find something missing. The never-ending struggle and battle to achieve success is not without consequence. What are these consequences?  How do you avoid the pervasive lie? Listen to find out.

  • The Hero’s Journey Writing Method for Non-Fiction Books

    23/02/2017 Duración: 19min

    How can a non-fiction author write a book using the Hero’s Journey as a format for their manuscript?  In this podcast episode author Mark Bowser and publisher Bryan Heathman unpack how to use the Hero’s Journey as a format for a non-fiction book.  Discover what this means and to structure your Table of Contents into a gripping tale for a non-fiction book.

  • Author Branding with Social Media

    22/11/2016 Duración: 20min

    Join the discussion with entertainment industry pro Louie La Vella, who shares a system for using social media to expand an author's brand with Facebook techniques. Louie brings perspective from working with branding giants including Richard Branson, Lady Gaga and The Backstreet Boys.

  • How to Hire a Ghostwriter

    29/10/2016 Duración: 15min

    Finding a ghostwriter and determining how much it cost to hire a ghostwriter are the topics of this podcast episode. Join the discussion with professional writer Gina Mazza who provides the steps to work effectively with a ghostwriter.

  • 7 Essential Tips for Anyone Trying to Write a Book

    03/10/2016 Duración: 25min

    Every author who has written a book has learned strategies to complete writing a book.  Author Mark Bowser and Publisher Bryan Heathman discuss surprising facts about the writing process, including 7 tips every author needs to know to keep a book writing project on-track.

  • How to Start Writing a Book

    20/06/2016 Duración: 20min

    Curious about how to get started writing a book? Join Katherine Owen as she asks her burning questions about starting a profitable writing career. Join this discussion to learn 3 ways to write a book, how to overcome writers block and tips for formatting your ideas into a book format.

  • Monetizing a Podcast Show

    20/06/2016 Duración: 20min

    Guest Stephen Woessner shares his success story of generating $250,000 from podcast show…within 6-months of launch.  Learn how Stephen cracked the code and how you can apply these techniques to your podcast.

  • Fatal Mistakes New Authors Make

    13/04/2016 Duración: 20min

    Most new authors unknowingly make mistakes which make their books unsaleable. Mistakes are made not because these authors are uninformed, but because they lack necessary experience in the complexities of the multi-billion dollar book business. This podcast sheds light on common mistakes and how to fix them.

  • Optimizing Back-of-Room Book Sales for Speakers & Authors

    29/03/2016 Duración: 30min

    One of America's top producing speakers, Dawn Jones, shares her formula for naturally stimulating demand for books and audiobooks from the speaking platform. Learn Dawn's system to measure success and forecast revenues for each speaking engagement.

  • How to Podcast

    24/02/2016 Duración: 27min

    How to set-up your in-home podcast studio for under $100 and practical tips on structuring a show.

  • Self Publishing Tips for Authors

    10/02/2016 Duración: 30min

    How to navigate the labyrinth of self publishing options for new authors.  

  • Traditionally Publishing Your Book

    04/02/2016 Duración: 25min

    If you are an author that is interested in selling your manuscript for an advance on royalties, listen to this podcast with a step-by-step overview into the process of getting a literary agent to shop your manuscript to publishers that pay an advance on royalties.  You'll discover the components of a Query Letter and a Book Proposal.

  • How to Write a Book

    07/01/2016 Duración: 24min

    In becoming a published author, every first time author struggles with getting started.  This podcast episode shares how to get started, what to write about, how to outline a book and tips for overcoming writers block.  You’ll learn important facts such as what is the ideal word count of a book.