Recent and Current clients:
NYU SPS – adjunct professor since January 2014. I teach the Capstone course each semester and every Spring teach a course on Publishing Startups (which I created).
Abrams & Chronicle Books (UK) : Research and business development project.
Entitle Books : Publisher relations and business development for exciting and unique eBook start-up.
mediaShepherd : Business development for this publishing vendor services and resource company.
Total Boox: Biz Dev for unique start-up that sells and markets eBooks using micro-payments.
Vook : Business development for one of the leaders in digital services for the publishing industry.
Shindig : Consulting for this dynamic start-up that is committed to unleashing the potential of video chat.
AZ Books : Biz development and market research for this interactive children’s book publisher.
Harry N. Abrams: Research and creation of overall strategic digital plan incl. implementation.
Open Road Integrated Media: Project-based work and retainer-based biz dev for eBook first publisher.
3M: Publisher relations and content acquisition for cloud-based eBook delivery to libraries.
Writers House: Integrating digital strategy for this well respected Literary Agency.
Mercury Radio Arts: Managing the set up of an eBook publishing operations for this multi-media company.
Shambhala Publications: Various projects including a critical look at physical & digital distribution.
ESPN Books: Advised on transition of publishing program from physical to a physical-digital mix.
Turner Publishing Company: Overall Sales department review with 14 suggested ‘plans of action.’
Perseus Book Group: Competitive research project for Constellation eBook distribution services.
The Authors Guild: Project review of digital options for their author members.
Sideways: Helped this App developer enter the Book Publishing world.
Highlights for Children: Review of Sales and Marketing Book Retail opportunities.
NFT Travel Guides: Worked to help monetize the iPhone Apps for this hip travel guide publisher.
Little Pim: National Account sales for this award-winning children’s DVD language company.
Bowker: Business development for their PubTrack Consumer business intelligence solutions.
Inner Traditions- Bear & Company: Advising on digital and physical book options.
Tuttle Publishing: Advising on digital and physical book options.
Dr. David Che: Represent this Gallery (S&S) author of the book THE TOTAL LAW OF ATTRACTION.
West Wing Reports: Working with the founder on a few projects and his new book projects.
Berrett-Koehler Publishers: Consulted on sales and distribution options.
Sam Miserendino: Represent the creator of the Addicted Animals series. Books published by Skyhorse.
Black Dog & Leventhal (Hachette): Analysis of market for a line of books.
Post Hill Press: Sales and strategy advisement.
Diversion Books: Sales and inventory control managing.
Warbler Press: A founding member of this new independent publisher.
HITN Learning: Sales and product development consulting.
Levine Querido: Advising on all aspects of this children’s book startup created by Arthur Levine.
Danielle Di-Masi: Working with her on a new book project.
FrommerMedia: Sales, inventory, and metadata.
BOOM! Studios: Analysis of book sales and market for this graphic novel publisher.
Astra Publishing House: Sales, marketing, and inventory.
Benbella Books: General marketplace analysis.
Pluto Press: Market analysis.
The Princeton Review: Strategy.
Schiffer Publishing: Marketing analysis.
I have been a consulting adjunct The Idea Logical Company; have sub-contracted on a project with Market Partners International and working with Your Expert Nation. I also blogged for DBW as part of their ‘Expert Publishing Blog’ group.
I also serve on the Berrett-Koehler Board of Directors.
Before starting a project, I like to sit down and discuss the issues. I will follow up with a written Action Plan addressing the problems; solutions, implementation plans and a time-line.