Seth Godin Says “Give Away Your First Book Free”

An excellent interview on passion, self-motivation, letting go, moving forward and self-publishing and the new world of publication.

Backstage with Seth Godin from Michael Hyatt on Vimeo.

Covers these topics (from Michael Hyatt’s blog – follow him here):

  • Why things are the way they are
  • The massive change we are witnessing in almost every field
  • Why the “new normal” is the chance of a lifetime
  • How people can approach change
  • Why we experience stress
  • Why he started The Domino Project and how it is disrupting the publishing industry
  • The old model of publishing compared to the new
  • What kind of push-back has he received from traditional publishers
  • His advice he has for new authors (caution: this is radical)
  • Why authors don’t need to wait to be picked
  • The role of traditional publishers in the future
  • His favorite book out of all the ones he has written (Michael hadn’t even heard of it!)