7 years in book e-commerce
12 years in marketing & PR
12 years in creative writing
Let's build your author platform and spread the word.
My industry areas of expertise are: adult literary fiction, memoir, essay collections, business, natural health and wellness, and food writing.
I work with debut and established authors, self-published and traditionally published books, and I would love to team up with your publisher’s marketing and publicity team.
Contact me to schedule a free consultation. Now accepting clients for 2019-2020 book launches.
MARKETING AND PUBLICITY CONSULTING
Investment: varies per project
Timeline: launch marketing and PR should begin at least 6 months prior to your book’s release. other projects can start anytime.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:
Open to debut and established authors. ALL CONSULTING AGREEMENTS INCLUDE: prep questions, a working Google Doc "master plan" that we add to with each session, creative strategy development, regular meeting times, consulting and implementation, a recording/notes from each meeting, and next step recommendations.
HOW I HELP AUTHORS & LITERARY ORGANIZATIONS:
Personal/organization brand positioning & messaging
Book positioning and messaging
Social media strategy
Email list building strategy
Readings & events strategy
Reviews and influencer strategy
Book retailer strategy
Author Squarespace custom website design
Social media platform set-up and maintenance/training
Email marketing set-up and maintenance/training
Marketing strategy and management: advertising, partnerships, giveaways, sales, user-generated content, direct mail, social, email, and more
Literary publicity strategy and management: media and press kit, galley and ARC distribution, press list creation, outreach, event and appearance coordination, book tour scheduling, and more
PAST & RECENT CLIENTS
Jodi Rhoden - author of Cake Ladies and a forthcoming memoir, My Life in Cake
Will Wise - author of Ask Powerful Questions
Christine Kane - author of The Complete Guide to Vision Boards
Berit Ellingsen - author of Not Dark Yet and Vessel and Solsvart
The Passed Note - Young Adult literary magazine
Dr. Gus Vickery - author of Authentic Health
Maryedith Burrell - actress, documentarian and author
Bill Treasurer & John Havlik - co-authors of The Leadership Killer: Reclaiming Humility in an Age of Arrogance
Jessica Hartung - author of The Conscious Professional (January 2019)
Michael Diettrich-Chastain - author of Changes (March 2019)