Resources for Book Authors
These resources for book authors include people who have had decades of professional experience in their fields.
Indie Author Publishing Strategist
Karen Bomm is the founder of iwillpublish.com. She is a master strategist with a variety of turnkey options to shepherd indie authors and make sure their books are found in bookstores, in libraries, and on Amazon. Her detailed, educational proprietary methods are designed to set up the publishing and author platforms necessary to be highly ranked online. The first book I edited for one of her clients reached number one in five categories on Amazon. For those of you who are self-publishing authors ready to navigate the online jungle and have your voice uniquely heard, make sure Karen is on your team.
Ann Lowe at www.graphicdesignforbooks.com: Ann is a talented graphic designer who specializes in dustjackets and covers as well as page layouts.
Web Design, etc.
Kate Rollins at www.katewebdesign.com: Kate has 20 years of Web design and development experience. While she creates new websites using powerful and versatile WordPress themes, she can also make changes in html/Dreamweaver sites. See her website for other services and for a portfolio of her excellent designs, which include several sites for book authors.
Marketing Resources for Your Business
Here are some marketing resources for your business, including Web design, graphic design, SEO (search engine optimization), marketing and social media, print marketing, referral marketing, and printing.
Web Design, etc.
Kate Rollins at www.katewebdesign.com: Kate has 20 years of Web design and development experience. While she creates new websites using powerful and versatile WordPress themes, she can also make changes in html/Dreamweaver sites. See her website for other services and for a portfolio of her excellent designs.
Graphic Design, SEO, etc.
Stephanie West at www.gowestdesign.com and www.alchemymarketinginc.com: Stephanie’s two decades of experience include graphic design, SEO, search engine marketing, and other areas of expertise. I have used her services for graphic design and have been pleasantly surprised and impressed by her creative abilities.
Marketing and Social Media
Jennifer Polle at www.santafebuzz.com: Jennifer has been helping companies market their services for more than 15 years. Her expertise includes copywriting (websites, newsletters, blogs, press releases, ads, etc.) and creating a social media presence for businesses.
Susanne Kennedy at www.networkingforintroverts.solutions: A highly regarded expert at referral marketing, Susanne helps entrepreneurs increase their word-of-mouth referrals by developing a strategy for their networking. With her understanding of behavioral styles, she offers individual solutions for her clients.
Printing, product photography, etc.
Josh Weybright at www.graphicsky.com: Whenever I have printing needs, I go to Graphic Sky Printing. And if you want quality printing, photography for your products or fine art, and other services, I recommend Josh and Graphic Sky.
Photography (head shots)
Daniel Quat at www.danielquatphoto.com: Daniel has been photographing various subjects for decades. He took my photograph for this website during one of his head-shot parties: a quick and less expensive way to get an excellent head shot for your marketing materials.