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Do you want to build readership for your book while you write it? Get beyond the slush pile and attract the attention of publishers and agents? Build your online platform and create an audience that will turn into readers who buy your book?  Do you have a published book and need a strong online presence to help promote and market your work more effectively?

Whether you work with an agent or publisher or decide to self-publish, you need to take advantage of the many powerful online tools to be successful in today’s book marketplace. You need an effective strategy and the know-how to apply it. Explore our services to discover how Orion Wellspring can help.

Representative Clients

Bernie Siegel, M.D. – Dr. Bernie Siegel is a world-renowned physician and the author of over 30 books on the role of the mind-body relationship in healing. The Watkins Review has named him one of the world’s 100 Most Spiritually Influential People. Orion Wellspring redesigned his website, adding a blog, a product catalog, and the capability for readers to share their own stories of healing. We also set up and managed an online marketing campaign for his new book which included a blog tour, video blogging, and social media outreach.

David Hanscom, M.D. – Dr. David Hanscom is a spine surgeon with a radically new approach for the treatment of patients suffering from chronic pain. In his book, Back in Control, Dr. Hanscom outlines a holistic approach to this widespread problem where surgery is not the centerpiece of treatment. Orion Wellspring designed and developed a website that includes a blog where Dr. Hanscom communicates his ideas and promotes his book.

Robert V. Taylor – Robert Taylor, chairman of the Desmond Tutu Foundation USA,  is a nationally known leader whose mission is to show individuals and organizations how to realize their potential through a more creative and humanistic approach to life and work. His book, entitled A New Way to be Human: 7 Spiritual Pathways to Becoming Fully Alive, offers a path to an integrated life of purpose. Orion Wellspring redesigned Robert’s website where he promotes his book and inspirational speaking. The website now features a blog, Wake Up for Life, which provides ongoing spiritual insights. We also developed a book trailer and media reel, providing scripting and supervision.

Guy Magar – Guy Magar’s unconventional memoir, Kiss Me Quick Before I Shoot, celebrates a rich life in the world of Hollywood film-making and the romantic wonders of true love. He needed a cost effective way to promote his book and achieve the widest possible exposure. Orion Wellspring developed his website, established his blog and coordinated it with his Facebook page and extensive e-mail list.

Charles Johnston, M.D. – Dr. Charles Johnston is the Founder and Executive Director of the Institute for Creative Development in Seattle. He is the author of five books covering the political, economic, and cultural challenges facing modern society. Orion Wellspring designed and developed a website and blog which he, along with other scholars and commentators, use as a forum for topics related to this emerging field of cultural maturity.

Cynthia Briggs – Cynthia Briggs has published two popular books of recipes featuring traditional American cuisine – Pork Chops & Applesauce and Sweet Apple Temptations. In addition, she publishes regularly to the Chicken Soup for the Soul series of books. Orion Wellspring developed a website / blog to help her promote her work and also establish an ongoing dialogue with her readers. The website features her latest recipes, and the stories that accompany them, as well as an Ask Cynthia a Question, for readers to get her expert advice.

Neil Peterson – Neil Peterson revolutionized “personal transportation” in the city with the introduction of his FlexCar, which later became ZipCar. After selling the company, he launched the Edge Foundation to assist students with learning challenges such as ADHD, and wrote an autobiography entitled Embracing the Edge. Orion Wellspring established a blog for Neil through which he promotes his book and work as an inspirational speaker. He also shares insights on the blog about a wide variety of topics.

Sonya Lea – Sonya Lea is a published screenwriter and author, preparing to release her new fictional work, Pure Heart. Orion Wellspring helped Sonya create a more impactful web presence by organizing her work into literary categories within a design that reflects an artistic theme. The site also incorporates her blog, imported from a stand-alone Blogger site, where Sonya provides ongoing commentary on her personal experiences and observations.

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