Beth Noymer Levine, author promotion and public speaking coach.

Podcast Episode: How to Do Better in Interviews and Speeches

Convey Your Message Like a Pro to Media and Audiences with Beth Noymer Levine Being ready for the media and audiences is one of the most valuable skills for authors. It’s why Beth Noymer Levine of SmartMouth Communications is in demand for speaker coaching and presentation skills training for authors in many genres. As you […]

How to Market a Self-Published Book. Marketing strategies from the pros.

Book Publishing and Media Trends

Print books are strong, people are spending time reading (even older titles!) and media outlets are experimenting with strategies to get more of your time. It’s no secret the worlds of publishing and media are ever evolving, and this has never been more true than today. The pandemic pushed already emerging trends for publishers and […]

All About Book Awards: A Q&A with Doug Fogelson of The National Indie Excellence Awards

Among the questions authors often ask is, “should I apply for book awards?” They are interested in learning whether book awards are worth trying to get, what the submission process is typically like, how their book will be judged (and who does the judging!), what the longer-lasting effects of winning a book award may be, […]

Portrait of Josh Steimle who is an expert about the marketing value of books.

Podcast Episode: Your Book as a Business Marketing Tool

How to Write a Book to Promote Your Business | Josh Steimle Josh Steimle is a renowned entrepreneur, speaker, and publishing consultant with unique and compelling advice about books as business marketing tools. In an “All Things Book Marketing” podcast conversation with Dan Smith, he discusses how entrepreneurs, consultants, and business owners of all types […]

How to write books in the experience of a multi-award-winning author.

Multi-Award Winning Author Shares Her Writing Process and Tips

By Cheryl Campbell I’ve written a few lines of poems (none are complete), several short stories (none are complete), one novelette (complete but not released), and eight novels spread among two series (seven are released and one is pending release in November). I’ve never tried writing songs or other varieties of the written word, so […]

Infographic about advanced book marketing strategies.

10 Advanced Book Marketing Strategies | Grow Your Audience, Boost Sales

By Stephanie Chandler, CEO, Nonfiction Authors Association There is plenty of information about marketing books, though not every strategy works for every author or book. Also, it takes time to implement each new tactic and determine how well it’s working. It is not uncommon for new authors to feel a bit overwhelmed by all of […]

Meet Smith Publicity’s New Vice President of Publicity

Janet Shapiro is the Now Vice President of Publicity Ms. Shapiro has progressed through increasingly responsible roles at Smith Publicity for more than 12 years, most recently serving as Director of Publicity Services. “Janet is a dynamic, innovative, and charismatic leader whose talents will help elevate Smith to even higher levels of outstanding client service […]

Smith Publicity named as one of the top-100 pr companies by PRNews

Smith Publicity is Named Among the Top 100 Elite PR Agencies for 2022

Our Industry Leadership Has Earned PRNEWS’ Notice All of us at Smith Publicity are proud to announce our debut on the independently compiled 2022 list of the Top 100 Elite PR Firms from PRNEWS. It’s a listing of leading agencies with expertise in many practice areas, including several of those for which we are well […]

Smith Publicity Announces 2021 Scholarship Recipient

Congratulations to Ayana O’Brien of Loyola Marymount University Smith Publicity is pleased to announce that Ayana O’Brien of Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, is the recipient of the 2021 Smith Publicity Scholarship. O’Brien is a member of the class of 2023. O’Brien’s impactful winning essay, “Kaleidoscopic Words,” was selected out of 365 other submissions and […]

Greatest Hits: The Top 5 Most Downloaded All Things Book Marketing Podcasts

Book Marketing Podcasts See Continuous Audience Growth Any good summer soundtrack is filled with the greatest hits; why should your podcast playlist be any different? Since 2016, Smith Publicity’s All Things Book Marketing podcast, hosted by Vice President of Publicity Mike Onorato, has covered a sweeping range of book marketing and book publicity topics. Whether […]