Cindy Ratzlaff is a passionate brand evangelist, buzz marketer, social media strategist, author and experienced publishing executive.
Forbes named Cindy as one of the “Top 30 Women Entrepreneurs to Follow on Twitter” for her advice on brand marketing. She creates award-winning marketing and publicity plans for publishers, authors, websites and individuals.
Cindy has developed the marketing and publicity campaigns for more than 150 New York Times bestselling books. She is a frequent guest speaker and consultant to major publishers and authors on bestseller strategies, social media and buzz marketing for books.
She was named to the Ad Age Marketing 50 list for her blockbuster campaign launching The South Beach Diet, an international bestselling book series by Dr. Arthur Agatston—with more than 22 million copies in print in 36+ countries.
Her eclectic client list has included Meredith Books, Oxmoor House, Congresswoman Caroline Maloney, the cooks at the famous Moosewood Restaurant, National Geographic Books, Rodales.com, Shambhala and the award winning children’s literacy website www.Mrs.P.com.
People trust a recommendation from a friend more than they trust advertising. Joining the social media conversation increases your brand visibility, enhances your reputation and creates trust with potential clients and customers.
Cindy was a founding member of the International Social Media Association and was one of the first twenty Certified Social Media Strategists in the world. She is a passionate brand advocate for YOU.