Claudia Gere, author of Name Your Book: 94 Nonfiction Title Tips, speaker, author consultant, book coach, and literary agent, helps business leaders, consultants, speakers, and other entrepreneurs develop their best writing and publishing strategies to realize their aspirations of becoming an author. Through speaking, webinars, workshops, and individual coaching, she has launched many first-time authors on a path to writing and publishing success.
Before launching her own nonfiction author consulting business, her career spanned a broad range of communications and publishing positions with titles of managing editor, project director, and vice president of marketing—working for entrepreneurs, small businesses, and in the Fortune 100 arena.
As vice president of marketing, she edited and published training, marketing, and how-to books for Realvest Marketing Aids, Inc.
As project director, project manager, and production manager for National Evaluation Systems, Inc., (now a Pearson company) she wrote and published certification tests, training manuals, and technical reports.
As managing editor, she managed editorial and design policy for a 125-member technical writing group at Digital Equipment Corporation; she helped write, edit, and publish hundreds of software manuals, hardware manuals, and catalogs.
As marketing manager for Compaq Computer, she managed the editorial, design, and success story writing and publishing policy for the corporation. She managed four outsource agencies worldwide to publish customer success stories to the corporate website, internal database, and many other marketing venues.
She has a BA in English and a master’s degree in business management. She serves on the board of directors for Hidden-Tech a 2000-member entrepreneurial networking organization. She has honed her speaking professionalism and presentation skills as a long-time supporter of the National Speakers Association (NSA) New England and is currently president of ProSpeakers, an advanced Toastmasters chapter. She is a lecturer for the University of Massachusetts Isenberg School of Management.
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