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Joan Holman has worked in all aspects of publishing including book development, writing, ghostwriting, editing, book marketing, book title creation, book design and book production.

A strategic book development and book marketing consultant based in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota, Joan works with authors throughout the United States and world on the development, design, publishing and marketing of their books.

Her clients include the world’s top business and thought leaders published by the world’s leading publishing houses (Simon & Schuster, John Wiley & Sons, McGraw-Hill, Hay House) as well as authors who self-publish.

Examples of book marketing and/or book development projects with which Joan has been involved:

  • Steve Jobs & The World of Mobile (by Patrick Meyer)
  • Ski Town Soups (by Jennie Iverson)
  • Whoever Heard of A Fird (by Othello Bach)
  • Blame It on Bovary (by Elaine Wagner)
  • After The Ball (by Barb Greenberg)
  • The Napkin, The Melon & The Monkey (by Barbara Burke)
  • Madame Alexandra’s Rules of Business (by Claude Roessiger)
  • Dear Success Seeker (by Michele R. Wright)
  • Rapid Realignment (by George Labovitz, PhD & Victor Rosansky)
  • Dr. Dee Dee Dynamo’s Meteorite Mission (by Oneeka Williams, MD)
  • Dr. Dee Dee Dynamo’s Mission to Pluto (by Oneeka Williams, MD)
  • Hands That Touch, Hands That Heal: The True Story of Sister Rosalind Gefre and Her Pioneering Work in Healing Touch (by Joan Holman)
  • Innovation Alchemists: What Every CEO Needs to Know to Hire the Right Chief Innovation Officer (by Luis Solis)
  • Breaking Away: How Great Leaders Create Innovation That Drives Sustainable Growth–and Why Others Fail (by Jane Stevenson & Bilal Kaafarani)
  • Career Code (by Jan Lowe & Tracy Lungrin)

Joan can project manage the entire development of a book or ebook and helps authors avoid many pitfalls and costly mistakes in the publishing process.

A published author, ghostwriter, book developer and BOOK MARKETING DIVA, Joan works with both self-published and traditionally-published authors in the areas of:

–Book Development
–Book Title Creation
–Book Project Management
–Self-Publishing Management (eBooks, Print-On-Demand)
–Book Marketing

Securing the involvement and cooperation of many celebrities and noteworthy women, Joan was  instrumental in the development and publication of  the book Dear Success Seeker: Wisdom from Outstanding Women (published by Atria, a division of Simon and Schuster). The book features 85 remarkable women including Camille Cosby; radio and television personality Gayle King, actresses Phylicia Rashad, Della Reese and Shirley Jones, tennis champion Billie Jean King and Sesame Street founder Joan Ganz Cooney.

Nationally recognized as one of America’s top online marketing experts, Joan recommends the use of the Internet as one of the most effective ways to build an audience for your book, promote your books, and self publish through articles, newsletters, blogs and e-books.

Joan Holman Specialties: Online marketing, public relations, strategy development, business development, book marketing, publishing, self-publishing, naming and branding, domain names, website design and development, communications, online media, new media, television, video, small business development, entrepreneurship.

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