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#119 – Claudia Volkman on How Authors Can Keep Their Voices

Claudia Volkman is the owner of Creative Editorial Solutions. She has more than thirty-five years of experience in acquisitions, product development, editing, and typesetting, and has worked full-time for several trade publishing houses. Now, as the owner of Creative Editorial Solutions, she assists publishers, authors, entrepreneurs, and speakers with their editorial needs.

#117 – Lou Bortone on Why Every Author Needs to Use Video

People call Lou Bortone “The Video Godfather,” because he’s been doing this a long time, and he’s really damn good at it. He spent 20 years in the television business and another 15 in digital marketing. He’s been doing video marketing since long before it was a “thing.” When it comes to creating your video marketing plan, he guides you through the process, step-by-step, and set you up for success with video.

#114 – Melanie Herschorn on Marketing Strategies Every Author Needs to Know

Melanie Herschorn is a Content Marketing Strategist and Coach on a mission: to support women business owners to land more clients by conquering their content marketing challenges. Through her company, VIP Digital Content, Melanie provides the strategies necessary for her clients to attract their ideal clients, nurture leads, and position themselves as experts in their field.

#113 – Shel Horowitz on Creating a Social Movement With a Book

7 of Shel Horowitz’ 10 books have won one or more awards and/or been translated and republished by publishers in other countries (his US publishers include Simon & Schuster and John Wiley & Sons). A TEDx Talker and International Platform Association Certified Speaker, Shel has given talks like “Impossible Is a Dare” and “Making Green Sexy” as far east as Istanbul and as far west as Honolulu.

#112 – Erik K. Johnson on Why Authors Should Produce Podcasts

There are many podcasts and coaches who teach you the technical side of podcasting. Erik K. Johnson is the premiere coach focused on the art of podcasting. Erik has been near the top of the radio ratings since 2000. He has also coached many others to do the same with even greater success. He is a nationally recognized talent coach, on-air personality, and radio program director.

#108 – Melanie Benson on How to Create Your Podcast Book Tour

Melanie Benson, host of the Amplify Your Success Podcast, is the Expert-preneur’s Authority Amplifier. For 20+ years, online business owners, course creators, authors, speakers, and service professionals have used her proven strategies to STAND OUT in a crowded market, create a magnetic message that generates a flood of ideal leads and exponentially increase revenues by leveraging their Unique Profit Amplifier.

#105 – Judy Weintraub on How to Turn Your Manuscript into a Book

Judy Weintraub is an accomplished entrepreneur, business executive, and attorney and is a bestselling author of The Essentials of Negotiating Effectively and the author of How to Build Successful Business Partnerships. She is the founder of SkillBites, providing book writing and publishing services designed to help business owners and professionals get their books written and published easily and quickly.

#103 – Debbie Allen, Author of The Highly Paid Expert

Debbie Allen, CSP has decades of business experience and innate business skills allow her to see beyond simple solutions, to visualize outcomes and results far into the future. She then lays out a path and a proven process for her clients to follow to ensure they achieve success. She has the ability to relate to entrepreneurs, business owners, managers, and sales teams at any level.

#098 – Bryan W. Mattimore, Author of Idea Stormers: How to Lead and Inspire Creative Breakthroughs

Bryan W. Mattimore is Cofounder and “Chief Idea Guy” of the Growth Engine Company, a twenty-year old innovation and creativity training agency based in Westport. In his marketing consulting career, Bryan has managed over two hundred successful innovation projects, leading to over $3 billion in new sales for one-third of the Fortune 100 companies.

#094 – Rebecca Morgan on Turn Your Slide Presentations into a Book – a Slook!

Rebecca Morgan has authored 28 books, including two bestsellers which have sold 250,000 each. She has been helping improve people’s skills for decades. She works with corporate, small business, and individual clients to enhance their effectiveness and success. She is the inventor of the “slook” – a book based on slide presentations and multimedia.

#093 – Mike Capuzzi on Your 100-Page Book

Mike Capuzzi is an Amazon bestselling author, publisher and coach for business owners and sharp, aggressive entrepreneurs looking to get to the next level in their business. Throughout his 25 years in marketing and 21 years as a consultant, Mike’s diligent and innovative use of High Impact Marketing has consistently surpassed the expectations and outcomes of traditional “corporate” marketing concepts and business strategies for his clients.

#089 – Stephanie Chandler, Creator of The Nonfiction Authors Association

Stephanie Chandler is the founder of the Nonfiction Authors Association and Nonfiction Writers Conference, and author of several books including “The Nonfiction Book Publishing Plan” and “The Nonfiction Book Marketing Plan.” A frequent speaker at business events and on the radio, she has been featured in Entrepreneur, BusinessWeek, and Wired magazine.

#085 – Susan Friedmann, CSP, Author of Riches in Niches

Susan Friedmann, CSP (Certified Speaking Professional) is a well-respected niche marketing expert who’s on a mission to wipe out sameness and add vitality and differentiation to your author marketing. For over 25 years, through her company, Aviva Publishing, she’s coached over 400 non-fiction authors, to use their books to become the recognized trusted authority in their field.

#084 – Jeff Davidson, Author of Breathing Space

Jeff Davidson, the Work Life Balance Expert®, can move an audience like few others. Jeff offers dynamic learning keynotes and seminar presentations. He combines outstanding content with humor, flair, and inspiration to help listeners manage information and communication overload. Jeff supercharges his audiences to master their to-do lists, manage interruptions, and take action.

#081 – Charmaine Hammond on The Sponsorship Game Plan for Authors

Charmaine Hammond has been in the business of changing lives for more than 25 years. This former Correctional Officer (yup! She worked in jails) and Corporate Dispute Resolution Expert now travels the world teaching the principles of leadership, business success, and collaboration. In business 21 years, she has owned several businesses in Canada and the US.

#075 – Lisa Tener on Write Your Book With a Ghostwriter

Awarded the Silver Stevie for “Mentor/Coach of the Year” by the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, Lisa Tener is an inspiring book writing and publishing coach, author, entrepreneur, and speaker. She has specialized expertise with helping authors write successful book proposals. And one of Lisa’s specialties is referring aspiring authors to high quality ghostwriters to write and publish exceptional books.

#071 – Mari Ryan, Author of The Thriving Hive: How People-Centric Workplaces Ignite Engagement and Fuel Results

Mari Ryan is a workplace well-being strategist guiding organizations to create people-centric workplaces where employees thrive. She has worked with businesses of all sizes from start-ups to global powerhouses such as Microsoft, Morgan Stanley, and Northrup Grumman. She brings a wealth of experience and expertise.

#069 – Leslie Ungar, Author of Horse Talk: Lessons in Leadership for Entrepreneurs, Executives and Everyone In-Between

As president of Electric Impulse Communications, Inc., Leslie Ungar helps individuals and corporations supercharge their leadership. Benefit from Leslie as Coach, Speaker, and Speechwriter. As you listen to and study with Leslie you will hear about how excelling in the horse show ring is similar to excelling in your own area of expertise.

#062 – Carolyn Strauss, Author of The Code: A Man’s Rules for Living Life, Having Fun, and Getting Dressed

Carolyn Strauss has studied and worked with some of the foremost experts in the world on gender communication, transacting in the marketplace, and voice dialogue. Carolyn brings unmatched expertise to serve her clients. She communicates her hard earned knowledge to each of her clients with a keen sense of humor and an engaging delivery.

#060 – Nina Durfee, Author of Say It Simply: 8 Easy Steps to Turn Readers into Clients

For more than 20 years, Nina Durfee has assisted lawyers and judges with her instinctive editorial eye, drafting, editing, and proofreading legal documents and correspondence, knowing full well that a misplaced comma can change the meaning from innocence to guilt. She has authored multiple books, and her work has been showcased in a variety of publications, including Writers’ Journal.