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Chris Syme is principal of CKSyme Media Group a strategic book marketing and communications agency. She has 20+ years of experience and is a former university media relations director and adjunct professor. CKSyme Media Group specializes in online book marketing services for authors. SMART Marketing For Authors, the learning arm of CKSyme Media Group, offers online classes for authors interested in learning the best strategies for selling books and building loyal fan bases, whether indie or traditionally published.

Chris is a sought after expert on book marketing and social media training. She has provided expert opinions for the media including MSNBC, Digital Book World, Sports Illustrated, and numerous magazines and digital news organizations. She is author of four book marketing books. Her newest book, The Author’s Guide To Selling More Books With Less Marketing is currently available as an e-book exclusively on Amazon (revised in 2019).

Chris Syme may be reached for expert opinions for media at chris@cksyme.com.

She received her bachelor’s degree in English from Montana State University (1994) and master’s degree in Athletic Administration from Eastern Washington University (2002) with a published thesis in crisis management. She and her husband live in Montana and Arizona. she is a pickleball addict, avid golfer, and loving grandmother to Lucy. 

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