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Charity Cason – All about Kindle
Join Linda as she interviews Charity Cason about how to use Kindle properly and resources that can be used that will help to promote and get purchases for your books. Charity is a best selling author and makes a living through Kindle.
Linda Leon – Tips from my favorite guests
Join Linda as she shares her all time favorite marketing tips from guests. Everyone has contributed something special to Book That Author but certain guests have made comments that can impact a person’s life and help them to begin a successful writing career. Find out Linda’s picks and learn.
Linda Leon – Stay in the Game – A message for weary authors
Join Linda as she gives an inspirational message to encourage not to quit their writing journey. Linda Leon see’s day to day just how tough it can be for authors to continue on the writing path. She observes their tests and triumphs through her company book marketing professionals. In this message she delivers quick ways to build confidence and endurance. Don’t miss this.
Vickie Lieske – The Importance of Understanding The Impact of Amazon on Book Sells
Join Linda as she interviews New York Times best selling author Vickie Lieske. Vickie has had great success selling books on Amazon. She has sold over 147,oo0 e-books. She will be sharing information on what has made her life successful. She credits Amazon support as a very influential part of her sells.
Anita Paul – Leverage Your Talents and Create More Income As A Writer
Join Linda as she interviews Anita Paul. Anita is a communications specialist and authors coach with over 20 years of experience in the marketing communications industry. She is the founder of the Write Your Life Program which helps business leaders to write their own personal books for posterity. She is also the author of Publishing Your Book As A Marketing Strategy.
John Kremer – What I Did To Sell Books
Would you like to know 1001 ways to market your book? Well, our guest John Kremer knows and he is going to share some outstanding information to make your writing year huge. John is the author of the best selling book, 1001 Ways to Market Your Book and is also the founder of Bookmarket.com, one of the primary database resources for people in the writing and publishing community.
Jennifer Wilcov – From Thought To Sales in 90 Days
Join Linda as she interviews one of the book industry leaders in the country. Jennifer will be sharing outstanding marketing tips and discussing her book Boys Before Business. Radio show host Jennifer S. Wilkov is a best-selling award-winning author and the creator of the “From Thought to Sales in 90 Days”™ Book Process. Jennifer has supported first time and seasoned authors and writers with the writing, getting published and marketing of their book ideas and projects as well as the building of their platform to raise their visibility to readers and the media. She is also an award-winning freelance writer (2009 Silver Eddie Award for article featured in Marie Claire April 2009 issue) who has been quoted and whose writings have appeared in national magazines and newspapers. Through the years she has been endorsed by Jack Canfiled, Mark Victor Hansen, Robert Allen, and Barbara De Angelis.
Adele Park – How to Market and Produce Audio Books
Adele Park worked as a TV and radio reporter, news anchor and on-air personality for more than 15 years. During that time, Park earned several top journalism awards from The Associated Press, Colorado Broadcasters Association and Utah Broadcasters Association. Park also worked in the print media. Her articles and photos have been published in a variety of magazines.
Straight to Audio Productions: Founded by Adele Park in 2008, this indie recording studio is located in beautiful St. George, Utah. Clean, affordable technology is making it easier for small companies to produce broadcast quality products. Websites like Amazon and Audible expand the playing field even further by allowing indie products to be sold to a global market.
Betty Everything – How To Use Social Media and Video Marketing Effectively
Suzanne Lewis is a 15 year media veteran, working primarily in morning radio. She is the co-creator and a host of the website BettyEverything.com “a show for the woman who plays many parts.” The website includes weekly podcasts, videos, and blogs to help women in all aspects of life.
Lucia Nazzaro is a multi-talented performer, writer and musician.
On TV, she works as a host and co-host for a variety of shows and segments on-air and on-line for WCCT, The CW affiliate in CT. Lucia conducts interviews and reports from various events across the state of Connecticut. She also has worked on the TV Show, Inside the Ladies Locker Room, in New York City where she covered human interest, lifestyle and hard news stories all pertaining to women’s issues. In addition, Lucia is one half of the hosting team of Betty Everything, “a show for the woman who plays many parts,” and wants to not only survive, but thrive in each role. BE streams on line at www.bettyeverything.com.
Tyler Moore – How To Create A Website In An Hour No Steps Left Out
Tyler Moore has been creating websites for over 13 years. Tyler’s free video lessons are step-by-step with no step skipped teaching people how to create their own professional website without any coding knowledge. Evolving changes in the economy and the job market has encouraged people to start their own business, learn how to make their own website, and become self-reliant. Tyler’s tutorials have been viewed over one million times in more than two hundred different countries.
John Oszajca – How To Create A Book Marketing Sales Channel Through Squeeze Pages
John Oszajca, Founder of MusicMarketingManifesto
Interscope recording artist and online marketing expert John Oszajca is an in-demand consultant and speaker at conferences and organizations world wide. John speaks about the new music business, on and off-line marketing strategies for musicians, social media, performing, songwriting, recording, and the new frontiers of independent music made possible by the internet.
John has appeared in/on Rolling Stone, CNN, The Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, Time Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, US, People, The Boston Phoenix, Entertainment Tonight, Inside Edition, Access Hollywood, and many more.
Faydra Deon – How To Use Social Media Effectively
Faydra was born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She started her higher education at Kentucky State University in Frankfort, KY, where she was a Whitney Young Honors Scholar and became a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (Beta Zeta Chapter, 1989). She finished her time as an undergraduate at Howard University in Washington, DC, with a degree in African-American Studies (Magna Cum, 1995). Faydra eventually moved back to Tulsa and taught eighth-grade American Studies for two years before joining the Army as an Information Systems Operation Analyst. She finished her tour with the Army in 2006. Since then, she’s been a computer applications/web languages/social media trainer, web designer/developer, blogger, columnist for Examiner.com and author. She’s also currently an instructor at Northern Virginia Community College – Annandale Campus.
Faydra has been writing since she was about twelve years old, but she only started taking her writing seriously in the last few years. An eighth-grade reading teacher was so impressed with Faydra’s writing that she gave her a journal as a gift and told Faydra that she could make a living as a writer. All these years later, Faydra is heeding that advice and putting her writing talent to better use.
Barb Drozdowich – How To Use Social Media, Blogging and Your Website To Sell Your Book
Barb Drozdowich has been a blogger for 6 years and has been a book blogger since mid-2010. Her book blog is Sugarbeat’s Books. Barb has 20 years of teaching and technical training experience and she closely follows where technology is going with respect to books. She’s spent hours training authors on the use of WordPress and more via her consulting business, Bakerview Consulting. She believes that authors need a social media platform to succeed in today’s ever changing world of selling books. “Authors should be allowed to be an author, and not be expected to be a technology expert. Your social media platform doesn’t need to be complicated, difficult or time consuming,” suggests Barb. Let her help you work with technology.
She has experience in WordPress Blog design and operation; Blogger theme design and operation; Side bar/Menu layout; Spam protection; RSS feed; Google Analytics; designing and implementing Twitter/Facebook/Pinterest/Google+ accounts; Automation of RSS feed to multiple destinations; Search Engine Optimization (SEO); consulting for Twitter, Facebook, Goodreads, Pinterest LinkIn, Shelfari, Library Thing, Google+, Networked Blogs, Dlvr.it and Amazon Author Central pages. Barb can do what is required to get your social media platform up and running or she can teach you how to do the work yourself.
Robert Bly – How To Create A Book Empire
Robert Bly is a multimillionaire that has built a book empire. He is a consultant and has written several books on starting a successful writing career.
Ann McIndoo is an expert writer and is known for her websites that teach people how to build a book business. She also assisted Tony Robbins with his book development process.
Bernadine Feagin – How To Market Your Book
Bernadine Feagin is an entrepreneuer and author. She is also a host of one of the most popular book review sites on the web called Philly Book Review. She writer childrens books and poems and has had great impact in the online community.
Susannah Greenberg – How To Market Your Book
Susannah Greenberg is President of Susannah Greenberg Public Relations, a book publicity firm in the Greater New York City area. Her clients are authors, publishers, and book industry organizations. She has represented best selling authors including Spencer Johnson and Alan Dershowitz; launched the campaign for April is National Poetry Month for the Academy of American Poets; handled public relations for the Book Industry Study Group; and is the Publicity Chair for the Women’s National Book Association in New York, NY. She gets features, reviews, and articles for her clients in TV, radio, print and online. Media placements by her firm include the Wall Street Journal, National Public Radio, New York Times, the Today Show and more. Most recently, she assisted in the 2011 launch of Albert Whitman Teen, a line of books for young adults. Prior to founding her own firm, Susannah Greenberg was employed at Simon & Schuster, M. Evans & Co., Cambridge University Press, and Pantheon Books.