Brass Tacks, Highly Polished

As a speaker, Sarah Bolme’s expertise lies in publishing, marketing and promotions, especially in the Christian marketplace. She has a friendly, informal style packed with concrete information. She empowers and encourages her listeners without resorting to cheerleading.

Her most commonly requested topics include:

• Internet Marketing / Social Media Strategies
• Promoting Christian Books
• How to Publish Your Book

She hosts Publishers’ Institute, an annual presentation held at ICRS each year. This two-hour program features three speakers addressing various topics of interest to the Christian publishing industry. For more information on the 2009 Publishers’ Institute, click here.

To book Sarah for your event for these or other topics, email your request and fill out the information indicated.

Speaking Engagements:

Seminar: Internet Publicity for the New Millennium, Publishers Institute 2009, Order audio version here.

Seminar: The Ins & Outs of Publishing a Book, Scribe’s Chambers Writers Conference 2009, Order audio version here.

Seminar: Does Your Marketing Plan Spell SUCCESS?, Publishers Institute 2008, free audio version available here.

Appearance: Click here to listen to Sarah’s most recent radio interview on The Christian Authors Show.

Appearance: Listen to Sarah’s radio interview on Marketing on Click here.

Feedback from Attendees at Sarah’s Seminars:


“Sarah is a jewel and asset to the body of Christ and as far as we’re concerned on this side of the water everyone in Christian publishing needs to hear her voice.”

“As I listened to your ministry throughout the weekend I couldn’t help imagine and think that what I felt while listening to you had to be what the disciples felt when they sat at the feet of Jesus.”

“We were particularly impressed with you and your session and found it incredibly useful.”

“‘Does Your Marketing Plan Spell SUCCESS?’ had extremely valuable resources.”

“Concrete ideas were presented for starting and small publishers, which will be well applied.”

“What was most useful? Anything from Sarah.”

About the Author

Sarah Bolme is the co-founder and Director of Christian Small Publishers Association (CSPA). She is also co-founder of Crest Publications and a noted author and speaker.

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Audio Message

Click here to listen to Sarah’s interview on The Christian Authors Show regarding marketing Christian books.

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