Does the idea of a book launch seem completely daunting to you? In this episode, Kim Stewart, speaker and book launch team manager join hosts, Kathi Lipp and Michele Cushatt to discuss building a book launch and how to simplify the process with your sanity intact. They discuss the components of a successful book launch, partnering with experts to cover your weakness, how to organize a launch team, and strategies for success.

If you are a budding author or a veteran communicator, this episode is for you!

Kim Stewart

Kim Stewart

Kim Stewart, lives in Texas with her husband of 20 years, their two teenage boys, and 2-year old golden lab.

She has been passionate about Marketing forever and met her husband back in her corporate Marketing days. He was the salesman out making the deals, and she was his behind-the-scenes gal creating marketing materials.

From Kim Stewart, “Marketing in those days was all about sharing a corporate message. Now? My marketing is all about helping you share your God-given message. And for a behind-the-scenes gal like me, Email and Social Media Marketing are the tools to do it.”

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Meet Your Hosts

Kathi Lipp

Kathi Lipp

Author, Speaker, Communicator Academy Creator and CEO

Communicator Academy founder, Leverage: The Speaker Conference creator and master instructor Kathi Lipp, is a national speaker and author of 16 books including “Clutter Free,” “The Get Yourself Organized Project,” and “The Husband Project.”

She is a frequent guest on radio and TV, and has been named Focus on the Family radio’s “Best of Broadcast.”

She is the host of the popular podcast “Clutter Free Academy with Kathi Lipp.”

Over the past 10 years, Kathi has helped hundreds of people increase their platform through teaching and coaching. She is a frequent teacher at writer’ s conferences and has helped countless authors and speakers find their audiences.

Kathi’s desire to help fellow speakers and authors avoid the mistakes she made, increase their confidence and be the person God made them to be, inspired her creation of Communicator Academy. The podcast as an extension of Communicator Academy is just another way Kathi wants to serve her audience.

Michele Cushatt

Michele Cushatt

Author, Speaker, Mastermind Coach

As an experiened keynote speaker and emcee, Michele Cushatt’s speaking experience includes Women of Faith, Compassion International, and various retreats, conferences and events held across the country. She has also led radio, video and audio recording projects.

She co-hosted with Michael Hyatt on the popular This Is Your Life podcast. In addition, Michele serves as part of the Dynamic Communicators International leadership team, led by best-selling author and sought-after speaker Ken Davis.

Michele coaches multiple large-platform speakers in how to craft and deliver powerful presentations.
Michele authored Undone: A Story of Making Peace with an Unexpected Life with Zondervan Publishers and her second book, I Am: A 60-Day Journey to Knowing Who You Are Because of Who He Is, was released on January 24, 2017. She launched her first Mastermind group in January 2017.

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