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Dan Smith

Dan Smith - Publicist

Cherry Hill, NJ, United States

CEO of Smith Publicity, an industry-leading book marketing and book publicity firm. More than 2,600 books from all genres promoted,

Overview

Smith Publicity has promoted over 2,500 books and authors since 1997. We work with all genres and promote both self-published and traditionally published books. Our mission: secure as much media coverage as possible authors and their books -- radio and TV interviews, newspaper, magazine and online reviews, feature stories and articles -- to spark book sales and create additional opportunities to enhance personal author/expert brands and national name recognition.

Services
Fiction
Historical Fiction Romance Science Fiction Thriller Women's Fiction
Non-Fiction
Arts & Architecture & Photography Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Health & wellbeing Parenting & Families Self-help & Self-improvement Sex & Relationships

Awards

  • Publicist of the Year, Book Publicists of Southern California, 2007

Work experience

CEO

Smith Publicity

April, 1997 – Present (over 19 years)

CEO and Founder of the most prolific book publicity and book marketing agency in the industry. Supervised the implementation of over 2,600 book promotion campaigns.

Portfolio (11 selected works)

Intelligent Disobedience: Doing Right When What You're Told to Do Is Wrong

Ira Chaleff

When It's Smart to Say NoNearly every week we read about a tragedy or scandal that could have been prevented if individuals had said no to ill-advised or illegitimate orders. In this timely book, Ira Chaleff explores when and how to disobey inappropriate orders, reduce unacceptable risk, and find better ways to achieve legitimate goals.The inspiration for the book, and its title, comes from th... read more

When It's Smart to Say NoNearly every week we read about a tragedy or scandal that could have been prevented if individuals had said no to ill-advised or illegitimate orders. In this timely book, Ira Chaleff explores when and how to disobey inappropriate orders, reduce unacceptable risk, and find better ways to achieve legitimate goals.The inspiration for the book, and its title, comes from th... read more

Play the Part: Master Body Signals to Connect and Communicate for Business Success

Gina Barnett

Learn the secrets of great communicators, professional speakers, and C-level executives “Gina is a maestro of public speaking! She coached me for my TED talk, and I am forever grateful to her for giving me the technical and emotional training I needed to take the stage.” —Susan Cain, bestselling author of Quiet “Gina is an incredible coach who’ll increase your impact when presenting in an exec... read more

Learn the secrets of great communicators, professional speakers, and C-level executives “Gina is a maestro of public speaking! She coached me for my TED talk, and I am forever grateful to her for giving me the technical and emotional training I needed to take the stage.” —Susan Cain, bestselling author of Quiet “Gina is an incredible coach who’ll increase your impact when presenting in an exec... read more

The Philosophical Investor: Transforming Wisdom into Wealth

Gary Carmell

Living in Southern California, Gary Carmell has become very familiar with tectonic shifts: cataclysmic changes in the earth’s crust that cause earthquakes and tsunamis. Carmell has also experienced numerous tectonic shifts in the economic landscape in his nearly thirty-year investing career. Correctly anticipating economic trends has allowed his real estate investment and management firm, CWS ... read more

Living in Southern California, Gary Carmell has become very familiar with tectonic shifts: cataclysmic changes in the earth’s crust that cause earthquakes and tsunamis. Carmell has also experienced numerous tectonic shifts in the economic landscape in his nearly thirty-year investing career. Correctly anticipating economic trends has allowed his real estate investment and management firm, CWS ... read more

Hide!!!

Jeff Foxworthy

On a Saturday morning Like many before The kids were all restless. In fact, they were bored. It had finally stopped raining After nearly a week Then they had an idea, Let's play hide-and-seek! Comedian Jeff Foxworthy tells the story of a neighborhood hide-and-seek game and invites readers to join in! With vivid illustrations and a hearty dose of silliness, each page includes a hidden child, a ... read more

On a Saturday morning Like many before The kids were all restless. In fact, they were bored. It had finally stopped raining After nearly a week Then they had an idea, Let's play hide-and-seek! Comedian Jeff Foxworthy tells the story of a neighborhood hide-and-seek game and invites readers to join in! With vivid illustrations and a hearty dose of silliness, each page includes a hidden child, a ... read more

The Time Bandit Solution: Recovering Stolen Time You Never Knew You Had

Edward G. Brown

The Time Bandit Solution won the 2015 Axiom Business Book Award for operations management, lean, and continuous improvement by Independent Publisher which honors books that help the business community understand changing trends and technologies and point out opportunities in our complicated new economy. You may not realize you are at the mercy of Time Bandits - people who steal your precious t... read more

The Time Bandit Solution won the 2015 Axiom Business Book Award for operations management, lean, and continuous improvement by Independent Publisher which honors books that help the business community understand changing trends and technologies and point out opportunities in our complicated new economy. You may not realize you are at the mercy of Time Bandits - people who steal your precious t... read more

Cozy Classics: Pride and Prejudice

Jane Austen

Give a kid a classic! Cozy Classics is a new board book series that presents well-loved stories to children aged 0+ through twelve child-friendly words and twelve needle-felted illustrations. Pride and Prejudice is a timeless romance about how a bad first impression can turn into love, and one of the world's most beloved classics. Now this classic can be shared with children of any age.mycozyc... read more

Give a kid a classic! Cozy Classics is a new board book series that presents well-loved stories to children aged 0+ through twelve child-friendly words and twelve needle-felted illustrations. Pride and Prejudice is a timeless romance about how a bad first impression can turn into love, and one of the world's most beloved classics. Now this classic can be shared with children of any age.mycozyc... read more

The Rebellion of Miss Lucy Ann Lobdell: A Novel

William Klaber

At a time when women did not commonly travel unescorted, carry a rifle, sit down in bars, or have romantic liaisons with other women, Lucy Lobdell boldly set forth to earn men's wages. Lucy Lobdell did all of these things in a personal quest to work and be paid, to wear what she wanted, and love whomever she cared to. But to gain those freedoms she had to endure public scorn and wrestle with a... read more

At a time when women did not commonly travel unescorted, carry a rifle, sit down in bars, or have romantic liaisons with other women, Lucy Lobdell boldly set forth to earn men's wages. Lucy Lobdell did all of these things in a personal quest to work and be paid, to wear what she wanted, and love whomever she cared to. But to gain those freedoms she had to endure public scorn and wrestle with a... read more

Boardwalk Empire: The Birth, High Times, and Corruption of Atlantic City

Nelson Johnson

Providing the inspiration and source material for the upcoming HBO series produced by Academy Award–winning director Martin Scorsese and Emmy Award–winning screenwriter Terence Winter, this riveting and wide-reaching history explores the sordid past of Atlantic City—forever a freewheeling town long-dedicated to the fast buck—from the city's heyday as a Prohibition-era mecca of lawlessness to i... read more

Providing the inspiration and source material for the upcoming HBO series produced by Academy Award–winning director Martin Scorsese and Emmy Award–winning screenwriter Terence Winter, this riveting and wide-reaching history explores the sordid past of Atlantic City—forever a freewheeling town long-dedicated to the fast buck—from the city's heyday as a Prohibition-era mecca of lawlessness to i... read more

438 Days: An Extraordinary True Story of Survival at Sea

Jonathan Franklin

“The best survival book in a decade” (Outside magazine), 438 Days is the true story of the fisherman who survived fourteen months in a small boat drifting seven thousand miles across the Pacific Ocean.On November 17, 2012, a pair of fishermen left the coast of Mexico for a weekend fishing trip in the open Pacific. That night, a violent storm ambushed them as they were fishing eighty miles offs... read more

“The best survival book in a decade” (Outside magazine), 438 Days is the true story of the fisherman who survived fourteen months in a small boat drifting seven thousand miles across the Pacific Ocean.On November 17, 2012, a pair of fishermen left the coast of Mexico for a weekend fishing trip in the open Pacific. That night, a violent storm ambushed them as they were fishing eighty miles offs... read more

POWER: How J.D. Power III Became the Auto Industry's Adviser, Confessor, and Eyewitness to History

Sarah Morgans, Bill Thorness

No other individual has had as broad an impact on the auto industry during the past fifty years as Dave Power. Dave's persistence in getting auto executives to listen to customer concerns was key to the across-the-board rise in car quality, and the influence of his J.D. Power and Associates rankings has permanently raised the bar on customer satisfaction.Enhanced with anecdotal quotes from Dav... read more

No other individual has had as broad an impact on the auto industry during the past fifty years as Dave Power. Dave's persistence in getting auto executives to listen to customer concerns was key to the across-the-board rise in car quality, and the influence of his J.D. Power and Associates rankings has permanently raised the bar on customer satisfaction.Enhanced with anecdotal quotes from Dav... read more

101 Reasons Why It's Great to Be Single

Karleen Dee

Singleness has somehow become a word that carries with it a negative connotation, as if being single means there is something wrong with you. Comments such as “she's such a lovely girl, I wonder why she hasn't found a good man yet” are coupled with looks of pity and suggestions of how to meet someone. Well, I'm here to tell you that the negative connotation of singleness is Bs. We learn faster... read more

Singleness has somehow become a word that carries with it a negative connotation, as if being single means there is something wrong with you. Comments such as “she's such a lovely girl, I wonder why she hasn't found a good man yet” are coupled with looks of pity and suggestions of how to meet someone. Well, I'm here to tell you that the negative connotation of singleness is Bs. We learn faster... read more

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