It is the best time in history to be an author! We have everything we need as indie authors to run a digital, global, location-independent, scalable publishing business from a laptop. So what's coming next?
In today's show, I discuss the potential changes coming to publishing and to society in the next 10 years with Emmanuel Nataf, co-founder of Reedsy and a Millennial entrepreneur. We touch on Blockchain, smart contracts, and cryptocurrency, as well augmented reality, language translation, and the future of jobs.
This podcast is sponsored by Kobo Writing Life, which helps authors self-publish and reach readers in global markets through the Kobo eco-system. You can also subscribe to the Kobo Writing Life podcast for interviews with successful indie authors.
Emmanuel Nataf is the co-founder and CEO of Reedsy, a marketplace that connects authors and professional freelancers, as well as a street photographer for fun. He's also a millennial and invested in cryptocurrency.
- How blockchain is different from Bitcoin
How blockchain and crypto-currencies will affect authors
- How the book sales platforms will change with the rise of these technologies
- How Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality might affect authors
- The future possibilities related to language translation and technology
- The future of jobs
You can find Emmanuel Nataf at Reedsy.com and on Twitter @EmmanuelNataf