About the Author – Bruce Trelawny Batchelor

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  • publisher at Agio Publishing House, a prototype new-approach, high-quality, collaborative publishing enterprise
  • book marketing expert: author of the ground-breaking Book Marketing DeMystified
  • leading advocate for independent (“indie”) publishing and for the end of “returnable books”
  • author of regional and national bestsellers: on canoe routes, Yukon lifestyle and book marketing
  • accomplished editor: books, a consumer health magazine, corporate reports, technical manuals
  • management consultant: as CEO & President of Trelawny Consulting Group Ltd., Bruce advises government groups, non-profits, publishing companies and hi-tech start-ups on marketing, communications and strategic planning
  • inventor of print-on-demand (POD) based publishing process in 1995
  • noted entrepreneur: founder of Trafford Publishing in 1995, publisher to over 10,000 authors from over 100 countries during 11 years as Trafford’s publisher and CEO
  • appointed Quantum Shift Fellow at Richard Ivey School of Business in London, Ontario in 2006; finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2004; nominee for BC Exporter of the Year; recipient of an Award of Excellence from The Financial Post; recognized by Profit Magazine as CEO of Canada’s 5th fastest growing company (2004) and 10th fastest (2005)
  • presenter at Canadian Centre for Studies in Publishing (Simon Fraser University), Atlantic Publishers Marketing Association, Association of Canadian Publishers, Professional Writers Association of Canada and numerous international writers conferences; former instructor at Georgian College
  • loves being with Marsha and their son Dan, playing soccer, skiing, writing, house renovating, yoga classes with Kimazing, and signing in the Gettin’ Higher Choir
  • contact Bruce at bruce (dot) batchelor (at) gmail (dot) com

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