The Author Advisor is a marketing and social media consultancy. We provide practical advice for marketing your books in the digital era. Our focus is on providing authors with the tools and skills needed to succeed in publishing.

Services included social media consultation and training, social media management, author branding, media/blogger outreach, mailing list growth strategy, project management, and administrative support.

The Author Advisor was founded by Laura Bastian in 2013. The company’s approach is influenced by her business mindset, an MBA, and a love of the written word. After working in corporate marketing and sales for over 10 years, Laura received her MA in Publishing at University College London in 2014 and gained publishing work experience at several London publishers. As Founder and CEO of The Author Advisor, she currently works with a portfolio of author clients to formulate and implement their marketing, social media, and publicity campaigns.