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Project Status Updates

Public Speaking Super Powers is not a typical book and therefore is following a multiple phase process. Below is an outline of the phases and the progress made so far. As each phase is completed, this page will be updated.
Last updated on 7/19/18.

My goal is to have the book available on for pre-sale Amazon by August 1, 2018.

Phase One: Research and Development (COMPLETE)

  • Interview 89 Speakers – 100% Complete
  • Write Proposal and Send to Publisher – 100% Complete and Approved
  • Research Supporting Topics – 100% Complete

Phase Two: Writing, Editing and Prep Work (COMPLETE)

  • Edit interview recordings – 100% Complete
  • Transcribe interview recordings – 100% Complete
  • Print Out Transcriptions, Read & Highlight – 100% Complete
  • Organize Quotes from Transcripts by Chapter They Fit In – 100% Complete
  • Write Book – 100% Complete
    • First Draft – 100% Complete
    • Second Draft – 100% Complete
    • Semi-Final Draft – 100% Complete
  • Send Semi-Final Draft to Editor – 100% Complete

Phase Three: Design & Publish

  • Cover Art – 100% Complete
  • Interior Art – 100% Complete
  • Interior Design – 100% Complete
  • Publish
    • Order proof copy and review
    • Paperback
    • Hardback
    • Ebook
  • Audio Book
    • Record Audio
    • Edit Audio
    • Submit Audio to Publisher

Phase Four: Promote & Launch Book

These are all possibilities. Nothing is firm as of yet. If you would like to partner with me and participate in any of the following — or have ideas of your own — contact Paul Robinson at

New Media Marketing

  • Public Speaking Super Powers Podcast – Audio version Launched September 20, 2017, Video Version Planned for August/September 2018 Launch
  • Virtual Book Tour of Blogs, Podcasts, Webinars, etc.
  • Social Media Campaigns
    • Facebook: Posts, Groups, Live events, etc
    • YouTube: book trailers, virtual book tour reading in various locations, educational tips videos, etc.
    • Twitter: Posts, Chat events, etc.
    • Instagram: Posts, Live events, etc.
    • LinkedIn: Posts, articles, group
    • Pinterest: Posts
    • Slideshare: Slidedecks
    • Good Reads: Q&A, giveaway
    • Google+: Posts
    • AMA (Ask Me Anything): Q&A Events
  • Facebook Advertising
  • Video Marketing
  • Reverse Blog Tour
  • Email marketing
  • Amazon Marketing
    • Book Trailer on Amazon Author page
    • Best seller campaign
    • Amazon Shorts
    • Amazon Reviews

Old Media Marketing

  • Radio & Television Tour, Local and National
  • Magazine and Newspaper Tour, Local and National

Off-Line Marketing

  • Book Launch Party
    • At local book store
    • Book party salons in people’s homes
  • Book Signings at Book Stores and Libraries
  • Speaking Opportunties
  • Bulk Sales with Relevant Organizations

Furthering the Journey

  • Related Product Suite – Courses, Workshops, Flash Cards, calendars, etc.
  • Affiliate Partners
  • Sequels and off-shoots, including Public Speaking Super Vilains and micro-topic books such as Public Speaking Super Powers in the Virtual World: Teleseminars, Webinars and Video, Public Speaking Super Powers for Career Success, and Public Speaking Super Powers for Sales Success