Mike Daniels, The Publisher's Coach

Mike Daniels has worked in the book publishing business for the last two decades establishng relationships with publishers of all sizes and genres nationwide while representing major book manufacturers and is a book publisher’s coach who consults authors, publishers and artists with creative and strategic guidance to publish and market their books and portfolios. As a publisher’s coach he provides strategic direction, connections and insight to reach the client’s targeted goals to include assistance with content, design, production, marketing, publicity, distribution and sales. Over the years, Mike has assisted generals, corporate and television executives, celebrities, politicians, doctors, lawyers, educators, actors, artists, historians, and authors of all genres with the publication of their books. He knows how best to strategically produce any book and reach any market within the client's budget. He's also "the coach's coach" providing guidance and assistance to various publisher consultants and author services companies nationwide who don't possess his level of experience or have his connections.    

 

Mike's a published author having penned Living, Loving and Loathing: Modern Rhymes and Limericks for the Romantically Inclined and Humorously Correct, is a past President of the Colorado Independent Publishers Association (CIPA) where he received the CIPA Leadership Award and the Ric Simmons Memorial Life Vest Award for Excellence in Publishing, Integrity in Business and Service to Authors and is the co-founder and current President of the 501 (c) (3) CIPA Education and Literacy Foundation while also serving on CIPA’s Board of Directors.

 

In addition, Lt. Col. Mike Daniels is the Director of Public Affairs for the Rocky Mountain Region of the Civil Air Patrol-U.S. Air Force Auxiliary and was selected as the Civil Air Patrol's 2014 National Public Affairs Officer of the Year. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Colorado Wing's Peaks & Planes magazine which has twice received CAP's 1st Place Balsem Award for Magazines and is also Editor-in-Chief of the Rocky Mountain Region's new Altitudes magazine that he recently launched. As a past President of the Intermountain Humane Society with many animal rescue stories to share, he regularly contributes articles for A Sheltered Life magazine that's published to support the homeless animals at shelters and rescues throughout Colorado. Active and a leader in his community and state, Mike was his party's district candidate for the Colorado House of Representatives in 2006 and the Colorado Senate in 2010. He is a decorated Air Force veteran and graduate of the University of Colorado-Boulder and the Defense Language Institute of Monterey, CA and holds an MPA degree in Non-Profit Organizational Management that he earned at the University of Colorado and Harvard University. You can reach him at publishercoach@gmail.com or 303 674-7070.