These wonderful professionals will help you promote your book and your platform creatively and effectively.
With over four decades of helping organizations and individuals reach their strategic visions and funding goals, Rod guides authors who wish to offset their book production expenses with 1) an online crowdfunding platform and campaign, and 2) setting up a launch team to help spread the word about their book. His background as a network broadcast executive, Grammy award-winning lyricist, book author, speaker, and marketing/fundraising consultant offers a diverse and vast depth of experience to you and your project.
Rod will work with you to build your online crowdfunding platform, write all crowdfunding page copy, strategize your donor benefits strategy, and write your video script. He will also provide you with a campaign strategy and tactical “how to” manual so that you can push out your page to potential supporters. In addition, Rod will provide a regular analytics review of the crowdfunding campaign with adjustments to the strategy as needed, write support scripts for you to send to your email, social, and text contacts, and provide a launch team strategy manual to help you spread the word about your book.
Finally, Rod also offers broad-based fundraising and strategic planning consultation to help you take your author platform (non-profit or for-profit) to the next level of funding and long-term vision.
Using her wealth of experience as a groundbreaking aerospace engineer at NASA, an innovative director at a major engineering firm, and encouraging independent certified John Maxwell leadership coach, teacher, and speaker, Amanda will train and coach you as a professional speaker in support of your author or ministry platform using her detailed knowledge and innovative speaking methodology.
The first African-American woman to ever hold the position of NASA Director of Safety and Mission Assurance out of the Marshall Space Flight Center, her coaching will show you how to captivate audiences and present your book content in an inspirational way.
In addition, Amanda offers life coaching using her Unlock Your Full Potential coaching program by:
1. Determining and documenting your current state
2. Determining your future state in nine key areas: finances, relationships, spiritual, health, leisure, professional, innovations, social/community, and network
3. Writing your final resume
4. Developing a GAP analysis
5. Working backwards to your current position
Amanda’s comprehensive three-hour Input-Process-Output individual strategy planning session (as featured in her book, Astronomical Leadership) will supplement that five-step approach with her inspiring FRESH WILL methodology to develop a life strategy that will make your goals and dreams an achievable reality. This can be then continued through one-on-one individual coaching sessions.
Author of over 18 books including How to Unlock Your Full Potential: 11 Keys to Leader Success and Authority of a Leader, Amanda is also pastor at Trinity Temple CME Church. She lives and serves with her family in Tucson, AZ.
Evan brings his passion – telling emotionally connecting visual stories that inspire understanding and action – to authors by creating compelling promotional videos that tell the story their book and their vision for writing and publishing it. In addition to creating his own international independent feature documentary films, Evan has partnered with hundreds of businesses, nonprofits, and causes to help them tell their story…including the videos you see on this website featuring Adam Colwell’s WriteWorks authors. In addition, Evan can help authors create an effective social media campaign to advance your book and platform.
With nearly 30 years of experience, Evan’s proficiency in all aspects of production, including conceptualization, project management, writing, cinematography, design, post-production and distribution, is enhanced by his broad team of industry professionals (designers, artists, animators, composers, aerial/drone pilots, etc.) who are highly specialized in their areas of expertise. Learn more.
Bobbi is passionate about educating authors and business owners so they can make wiser choices about marketing through their website and online marketing. Her company, Affinity for Design, is a graphic design agency and engaged marketing partner with website, online marketing, and content strategies. Bobbi and her team will provide expert guidance, direction, and creation of your author website and other vehicles to market your book and platform. Learn more.
Judy Ann will help you generate more visibility and sales for your book or organization through lead generation, graphic design, social media management, data entry, video editing, email support, and other related tasks as your dedicated virtual assistant. Over the course of her career, she has managed social media accounts and calendars, scheduled posts, and discovered leads for her clients, as well as done product description and graphic design while maintaining confidential documents with accuracy and integrity.
Judy Ann lives in the Philippines and is a graduate of Bicol University, one of the top universities in that country, with a bachelor’s degree in agriculture and is a licensed agriculturist. She has also completed vocational courses in computer literacy. You can contact Judy Ann at Judyann.email@example.com
As an award-winning, inspirational story author and regular contributing writer for Guideposts publications, Andrea is passionate about helping people and companies tell their stories and hit a grand slam with their book, article and marketing content. As a professional copywriter, she can help clients establish authority and achieve impact through website, email, B2B, and direct mail content. Ghost blogging and LinkedIn article writing are also on her list of
specialties, as is blog writing training.
Andrea was the first female gymnast from the State of Hawaii to be awarded a four-year athletic scholarship to a university. She also uses her professional health and fitness-provider background and ordained chaplain license to help people live better lives physically, emotionally and spiritually. Born in California and raised in Hawaii, she dreams of one day dividing her romance and ukulele-playing time between those two states.
Suzette brings her marketing expertise as Founder and Marketing Guide of ShowUhow2.com to help make your book marketing easier and effective. She provides consultation and creation of media kits, promotional postcards, bookmarks, and business cards, and event displays as well as a variety of advertising specialties to market your book to your readers. Suzette can also provide work with you to use Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to effectively engage readers and grow your audience. Learn more about Suzette and her array of services.
Julianne is available to assist you to create and distribute content (such as memes and short articles), post videos, and monitor engagement. She has written and posted social media content for Adam Colwell’s WriteWorks and its author clients, as well as for The Nash, a premier jazz performance and education venue in Phoenix, AZ. She teaches music through the Phoenix Conservatory of Music and is a professional musician and music educator. She is also a public school teacher’s aide.
Julianne has a bachelor’s degree in jazz studies and saxophone performance from Arizona State University. She developed a passion for jazz, first inspired by the Dave Brubeck Quartet, and started playing alto saxophone before switching to baritone sax when she was asked to join the Ellington Big Band at the Tucson Jazz Institute. With her at lead baritone sax, it won first place in its division at the Essentially Ellington and Next Generation Jazz Festivals and performed at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York. Julianne has studied with Grammy Award-winning saxophonist Brice Winston as well as with Kelland Thomas, and has studied at ASU under Michael Kocour, Bryon Ruth, and Jeff Libman.
Alex is an innovative social media professional who has created and managed digital social media initiatives for both non-profit and for-profit organizations for more than five years.
She joins Adam Colwell’s WriteWorks to provide authors with consulting calls and ongoing training on digital, online, and social media strategies for brand awareness, book sales objectives and author recognition. Her specialized training sessions focus on using social media as both a mechanical and marketing tool, covering chosen channels (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Snapchat, or website) for the purpose of organic social media branding and engagement that leads to top funnel book sales, increased reader interest, and name acquisition.
Alex began her career helping organizations develop robust social media strategies, then seamlessly moved on to marketing and development roles, serving as an advisor to cultivate digital and social brand presence for a variety of agencies, organizations, and smalls businesses. Soon after that, Alex became an account executive at a business-to-consumer PR firm while simultaneously working as an independent digital entrepreneur for her own social consulting agency, Duffy Dossier.
Follow Alex on @iamalexduffy