Ray Keating's Authors and Entrepreneurs Podcast

Ray Keating's Authors and Entrepreneurs Podcast

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A podcast for readers and book lovers in general, authors, aspiring authors, entrepreneurs, and aspiring entrepreneurs, with a special focus on exploring and discussing the importance of authors as entrepreneurs, and what that means for the authors the…


38: Entrepreneurial Startup Tips for Writers
Jul 30 • 10 min
Ray Keating looks at some tips for startup entrepreneurs that pertain to authors as well.
37: On Being a Writer, Reader and … Sports Fan?
Jun 12 • 8 min
Ray Keating makes clear the parallels between writing or reading a good story, and watching one unfold on the field of play.
36: 5 Minutes on the Need for Another Set of Eyes on Your Book
May 10 • 4 min
In just 5 minutes, Ray Keating explains why authors need constructive feedback and idea on their books, and how he helps to provide such as service.
35: 5 Minutes on a Business Plan for Your Book
May 7 • 5 min
In just 5 minutes, Ray Keating explains why authors need a business plan for their book, and how he can produce just such a plan.
34: 5 Minutes on Creating Time to Write, Part II
Mar 25 • 4 min
In just 5 minutes, Ray Keating serves up some additional ideas or thoughts on writers finding more time to write.
33: 5 Minutes on Creating Time to Write, Part I
Mar 16 • 4 min
In just 5 minutes, Ray Keating discusses some ideas or rules for writers to create more time to write.
32: 5 Minutes on Not Letting Your Books Die
Feb 22 • 5 min
In just 5 minutes, Ray Keating serves up some thoughts on how author-entrepreneurs can work to make sure that their older book don’t die.
31: Some Thoughts on Problems with Christian Storytelling Today?
Jan 16 • 20 min
Ray Keating serves up some thoughts on challenges plaguing Christian movies and fiction.
30: New Year’s Reminders for Author-Entrepreneurs
Jan 9 • 21 min
Ray Keating touches on an assortment of reminders for writer entrepreneurs in order to help make 2019 a productive and creative year.
29: New Genres, New Opportunites in Writing
Jan 2 • 26 min
Ray Keating makes the case that writers should explore new genres of writing as new opportunities.
28: Talking Books, Writing and Book Promotion with Author and Pastor Tyrel Bramwell
Dec 21, 2018 • 56 min
Ray Keating talks about new books, the writing process, and book promotions with Tyrel Bramwell, an author and a pastor.
27: Recommended Books for Christmas Gifts
Dec 13, 2018 • 27 min
Ray Keating recommends an assortment of books for the readers on your Christmas list.
26: Stan Lee – Author, Entrepreneur and Creative Force
Nov 20, 2018 • 30 min
Ray Keating talks about the passing of Marvel’s Stan Lee and his lasting impact on the culture, and on his fellow writers and entrepreneurs, while also exploring the debate over Lee’s legacy as captured in a screed by Bill Maher and an article in National…
25: What’s the Realist Optimist TO DO List?
Oct 17, 2018 • 19 min
Ray Keating argues why you should be a realistic optimist; what’s great about “to do” lists; and why you should use his new book titled THE REALISTIC OPTIMIST TO DO LIST & CALENDAR 2019.
24: A Look at 10 Book-Related Marketing Materials
Oct 12, 2018 • 19 min
Ray Keating evaluates an assortment of book-related marketing freebies and merch.
23: Interview with an Author Who Encourages Other Authors
Aug 9, 2018 • 42 min
Ray Keating interviews author Mary Moerbe, who not only pens her own books but uses her blog to encourage others to write.
22: Starting Something New
Jul 25, 2018 • 17 min
Ray Keating touches on key points to ponder when starting something new, whether it be a website, a book or other business.
21: Are You Too Comfortable?
Jul 20, 2018 • 21 min
Ray Keating argues that it’s vital to escape the comfort zone in order to spur creativity and seize opportunity.
20: Brainstorming on Making Money with a Blog
Jun 29, 2018 • 33 min
Ray Keating brainstorms on how to start up and run a blog that makes money.
19: Book Business Trends and You
Jun 19, 2018 • 19 min
Ray Keating talks about trends in the book industry, and what that means for readers, authors and entrepreneurs.
18: Find the Story
Jun 11, 2018 • 24 min
Ray Keating talks about the need for writers to be open to finding stories and story ideas at all times and in all places.
17: Ride the Creative Wave
Jun 4, 2018 • 12 min
Ray Keating talks about taking advantage of and riding the creative wave when it comes to writing and business, while offering some basic ideas when creativity becomes a challenge.
16: Storytelling Debate from Star Wars
May 18, 2018 • 13 min
Star Wars often spurs debate, and that most certainly is the case with a statement on storytelling by Rian Johnson, director of Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
15: Reagan Country and Being Open to Ideas
May 9, 2018 • 19 min
Ray Keating talks about his new book, REAGAN COUNTRY: A PASTOR STEPHEN GRANT NOVEL, and being open to new ideas.
14: Lessons from the Marvel Cinematic Universe
Apr 25, 2018 • 14 min
Ray Keating finds lessons for authors and entrepreneurs from the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
13: 17 Simple Book Marketing Rules
Apr 18, 2018 • 18 min
Ray Keating serves up some simple rules or ideas to help in marketing your books.
12: The Entrepreneurial Impulse; the Author Impulse
Apr 6, 2018 • 13 min
Ray Keating identifies similarities between the entrepreneurial impulse and the impulse to become an author.
#11: Finding Your Whistle with Chris Ullman
Mar 28, 2018 • 62 min
Chris Ullman – a four-time international whistling champion, a member of the Whistling Hall of Fame, and a leading public relations expert in Washington, D.C. – shares his unique experiences whistling, urges listeners to find their whistle, and offers…
10: Insights from a Pastor-Author
Mar 15, 2018 • 39 min
Ray Keating talks with Tyrel Bramwell, who not only is an author but also a pastor, and it turns out that his two lives, author and pastor, go hand-in-hand.
9: Managing Yourself
Mar 9, 2018 • 8 min
Ray Keating turns to the late Peter Drucker, one of the classic business thinkers of the past 80 years, to help people, including writers, think a bit differently about their careers, including the fact that writers are innovators.
#8: Shakespeare - Author and Entrepreneur
Mar 2, 2018 • 8 min
Learning a few things from the first great author-entrepreneur in history, i.e., William Shakespeare.
#7: Staying Honest with Jerry Bowyer
Feb 21, 2018 • 48 min
Jerry Bowyer, editor and writer, offers insights on staying honest in the writing and commentary games.
#6: Embrace Your Audience
Feb 13, 2018 • 23 min
Writers need to understand and embrace their audience.
#5: Interview with Jim Blasingame, The Small Business Advocate
Feb 7, 2018 • 54 min
Gain insights on the benefits and challenges of being an author-entrepreneur from Jim Blasingame, the Small Business Advocate.
#4: Indie Author vs. Small Publisher
Jan 31, 2018 • 22 min
The big question for many authors: small, traditional publisher or being an indie authors and publisher?
#3: Partner with Big Guys Like Amazon and Facebook
Jan 23, 2018 • 21 min
Don’t hate big guys like Amazon.com and Facebook; instead, embrace them as invaluable partners.
#2: Get Inspired with Lou Mongello - Author, Entrepreneur and Disney Expert
Jan 15, 2018 • 52 min
Author, entrepreneur, Disney expert and podcaster Lou Mongello provides invaluable insights.
#1: Yes, Authors Are Entrepreneurs
Jan 15, 2018 • 15 min
It’s important for readers and writers to understand that authors are entrepreneurs.