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Tim Vandehey

Tim Vandehey - Ghostwriter

Kansas City

Nonfiction book ghostwriter and book doctor with 50+ books written, 17 with major New York publishers, and 2 New York Times bestsellers.

Overview

I'm a New York Times bestselling nonfiction ghostwriter who's written more than 50 books in genres like self-help, memoir, wellness and finance and published them with houses like Simon & Schuster, Random House and Wiley & Sons. I'm also a blues musician, rabid baseball fan, travel aficionado, and totally smitten dad.

Services
Languages
English (AUS) English (CAN) English (NZ) English (SA) English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Christian (Non-Fiction) Finance & Accounting Health & wellbeing Nature Publishing Self-help & Self-improvement Sports & outdoor recreation True Crime

Awards

  • 2012 Independent Publisher Gold Award for "Leadersh*t: Rethinking the Path to Great Leading"
  • 2015 Axiom Business Book Awards Silver Medalist in the operations management/lean/continuous improvement category for "MAGIC: Five Keys to Unlock the Power of Employee Engagement"

Work experience

Senior Writer/Designer

Hobbs-Herder Advertising

January, 1991 – December, 1995 (almost 5 years)

Executive Editor

Rainbow Publications

May, 1988 – November, 1990 (over 2 years)

Portfolio (6 selected works)

The Wait: A Powerful Practice for Finding the Love of Your Life and the Life You Love

DeVon Franklin, Meagan Good

Hollywood power couple DeVon Franklin and Meagan Good candidly share about their courtship and marriage, and the key to their success—waiting.President/CEO of Franklin Entertainment and former Sony Pictures executive DeVon Franklin and award-winning actress Meagan Good have learned sometimes all we can do is wait for “the one” to come into our lives. They spent years crossing paths but it wasn... read more

Hollywood power couple DeVon Franklin and Meagan Good candidly share about their courtship and marriage, and the key to their success—waiting.President/CEO of Franklin Entertainment and former Sony Pictures executive DeVon Franklin and award-winning actress Meagan Good have learned sometimes all we can do is wait for “the one” to come into our lives. They spent years crossing paths but it wasn... read more

How to Sell a Crapload of Books:: 10 Secrets of a Killer Author Marketing Platform

Tim Vandehey, Naren Aryal

WRITTEN A BOOK? GOOD FOR YOU. PUBLISHED IT? AWESOME. WANT PEOPLE TO BUY IT? GET A PLATFORM.In How to Sell a Crapload of Books, Tim Vandehey and Naren Aryal share 10 secrets about building a killer marketing platform that nobody else is talking about. We're not talking commonplace, no-duh advice like building your Twitter following or writing a professional press release, but straight talk like... read more

WRITTEN A BOOK? GOOD FOR YOU. PUBLISHED IT? AWESOME. WANT PEOPLE TO BUY IT? GET A PLATFORM.In How to Sell a Crapload of Books, Tim Vandehey and Naren Aryal share 10 secrets about building a killer marketing platform that nobody else is talking about. We're not talking commonplace, no-duh advice like building your Twitter following or writing a professional press release, but straight talk like... read more

Produced by Faith: Enjoy Real Success without Losing Your True Self

DeVon Franklin

Hollywood executive DeVon Franklin shows readers how to live and work their faith from nine to five, not just after quitting time.STRAIGHT FROM HOLLYWOOD comes a dynamic business model for building a thriving career without compromising your faith. DeVon Franklin, vice president of production for Columbia Pictures, shares how being bold about his Christian faith while being driven and ambitiou... read more

Hollywood executive DeVon Franklin shows readers how to live and work their faith from nine to five, not just after quitting time.STRAIGHT FROM HOLLYWOOD comes a dynamic business model for building a thriving career without compromising your faith. DeVon Franklin, vice president of production for Columbia Pictures, shares how being bold about his Christian faith while being driven and ambitiou... read more

MAGIC: Five Keys to Unlock the Power of Employee Engagement

Tracy Maylett, Paul Warner

A Five-part Approach to Making Organizations Stronger, More Profitable, and Better Places to Work. Employees and leaders intuitively know that when we find a place where we can throw our hearts, spirits, minds, and hands into our work, we are happier, healthier, and produce better results. Yet, most struggle to understand exactly why we engage in some environments, and don't in others. Magic i... read more

A Five-part Approach to Making Organizations Stronger, More Profitable, and Better Places to Work. Employees and leaders intuitively know that when we find a place where we can throw our hearts, spirits, minds, and hands into our work, we are happier, healthier, and produce better results. Yet, most struggle to understand exactly why we engage in some environments, and don't in others. Magic i... read more

Walk Away Wealthy: The Entrepreneur's Exit-Planning Playbook

Mark Tepper

The essential guide to selling your business--and walking away with maximum wealth Nearly every entrepreneur dreams of one day selling their business for big bucks, but far too many aren't aware of exactly what it takes to do so. The sobering truth is that it's very easy for the entrepreneurs who don't know what they're doing to walk away from a sale without the financial freedom they hoped fo... read more

The essential guide to selling your business--and walking away with maximum wealth Nearly every entrepreneur dreams of one day selling their business for big bucks, but far too many aren't aware of exactly what it takes to do so. The sobering truth is that it's very easy for the entrepreneurs who don't know what they're doing to walk away from a sale without the financial freedom they hoped fo... read more

I'm Here To Win: A World Champion's Advice for Peak Performance

Chris McCormack

In I'M HERE TO WIN, Chris "Macca" McCormack opens his playbook and reveals everything it takes-mind, body, and spirit-to become a champion. Now he shares the story of his triumphs and the never-say-die dedication that has made him the world's most successful triathlete.In 2010, at the age of 37, Macca beat the odds and won the Ford Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii for a second time i... read more

In I'M HERE TO WIN, Chris "Macca" McCormack opens his playbook and reveals everything it takes-mind, body, and spirit-to become a champion. Now he shares the story of his triumphs and the never-say-die dedication that has made him the world's most successful triathlete.In 2010, at the age of 37, Macca beat the odds and won the Ford Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii for a second time i... read more

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