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“Joanne is positive, proactive and highly productive. She does a terrific job and follows through on every commitment. She keeps me extremely well informed and continually juggles interviews to work in harmony with my busy travel schedule.”
Brian Tracy, Author
Goals, Create Your Own Future, Victory
And 28 additional titles

“Joanne McCall has orchestrated the PR efforts on behalf of my recent books, Free to Love and The Ten Commitments. With her support, the book reached into the top five on the Amazon bestseller list. Joanne is the ultimate professional, demonstrating total integrity as she delivers on her promises. I unconditionally recommend her to any author or publisher seeking wider exposure for their book.”
David Simon, M.D.
Co-founder and Medical Director
The Chopra Center for Wellbeing

“Joanne McCall is a publicist who knows how to get things done. I highly recommend working with her.”
Richard Bandler, author of Get the Life You Want; Richard Bandler's Guide to Trance-formation; and Conversations with Richard Bandler

“Joanne McCall is an extremely creative, resourceful, and knowledgeable publicist who knows how to maximize publicity opportunities for her clients in every medium—print, radio, TV, and cyberspace. Based on a year of outstanding service and excellent results, I wholeheartedly recommend Joanne to anyone seeking a first-rate publicist.”
Tom Coens, Author
Abolishing Performance Appraisals

“McCall’s deep understanding of marketing, communications, and the media make her a formidable partner for any author wishing to successfully launch a book. The quality of media hits she secures have been top tier and continuous. This, combined with the personal coaching she provides before and during a campaign guarantees both results and a level of personal learning you will carry with you always.”
Mary Jenkins, Author
Abolishing Performance Appraisals

“Because publicist Joanne McCall understands what motivates members of the press— out of her own broadcasting background—she effectively coaches authors in reaching the interests and sensibilities of interviewers. Joanne is supportive of authors and tenacious in securing publicity opportunities. It truly is a pleasure to work with Joanne McCall.”
Pamela J. Gordon, Author
Lean and Green: Profit for Your Workplace and the Environment

“Joanne is one of the most professional people I’ve worked with. She has the uncanny ability to assess a situation and find the right solution. Energetic and organized, Joanne does what it takes to promote your book or project.”
Tammy Kling, Author
Searching for a Piece of My Soul

“Working with Joanne is an absolute joy. She has helped promote two of my books and has arranged a number of significant events in both cases. She is responsive, professional, and extremely well connected. She definitely knows the important people in her market. Without a doubt, she is one of the best publicists I have used.”
Michael Glauser, Author
Glorious Accidents and The Business of Heart

“Joanne has assisted me in creating a National Best Seller with Chocolate for a Woman’s Soul. Her extensive expertise, great sense of timing, and wonderful sense of humor allows her to create magic with whomever she comes in contact with. I could not have done it without her!”
Kay Allenbaugh, Author
Chocolate for a Woman’s Soul

“Joanne is the perfect matchmaker between authors and radio hosts.  Her combination of an insider’s viewpoint, boundless energy and true care for the needs of clients (and producers) positions her to deliver results for everybody. I am so glad that Joanne was part of my team during the launch of my book. If you want a savvy publicist that gets the job done, and is a joy to work with, then pick Joanne.”
Kim Stezala, The Scholarship Lady, Author of
Scholarships 101:  The Real-World Guide to Getting Cash For College (AMACOM 2008)


“Joanne is persistent, savvy, and organized--qualities that are critical in a publicist. She also understands the media in a way that only an insider can; that is indeed an asset for any publisher who works with her.”
Cindy Black, Publisher
Beyond Words Publishing, Inc.

“Joanne McCall's expertise in publicity and delightful personality are a winning combination," said Kim Weiss, Director of Communications for HCI. "A unique barometer of her effectiveness is how authors often keep her on at their own expense when her campaign with HCI has ended. Joanne's a rare gem. (Kim's blog:

“You get rave reviews from my authors. Thank you for your outstanding work!”
Lisa Hagan
Paraview Literary Agency


“We always know Joanne’s call is worth returning. You can bet she’s thought through how an interview can be tailored to inform and entertain OUR listeners, making for very good radio. How does she do it? She’s been on this side of the phone. I worked with her then and always marveled at her ability as the interviewer, to ask provocative questions.”
Barbara Scott Sherry, Production Director,
WPCH Radio, Atlanta

“The fantastic thing about Joanne is how well she understands the different kinds of media and is able to help our programs at the same time she helps her authors. We always know that when Joanne comes to us with an idea, it’s going to make for a good interview that our listeners are going to love.”
John Erickson, News Director,
KKCW (K103 FM), Portland, Oregon

“How does she FIND these great authors?  Not only can I count on Joanne McCall for great guests, I can count on her friendly personality, professional demeanor and ability to connect with my goals. You have no idea how hard it is to find all that in one publicist!”
Theresa Caldwell, Producer
The Audrey Chapman Show, WHUR-FM Host, Say It By Heart,