Meet Kim Vermaak
author, speaker, trainer, mc
Kim is a multi-talented South African author, speaker, trainer , publisher and bookstore owner who has been helping authors, entrepreneurs and knowledge workers build their brands for over 20 years.
With a passion for bringing wisdom back into the art of storytelling, Kim has touched the hearts of many with her medieval fantasy series, while also empowering aspiring authors to turn their dreams into reality.
Kim’s super power lies in using crushing events to transform not only herself but also the hearts and minds of others.
Tap into her wealth of knowledge and expertise in building successful book-preneur businesses. Whether you’re an aspiring author, entrepreneur or brand manager,
Kim’s insights and experience will help you create a strong foundation for achieving your goals.
She was a winner of a Regional business award, a recipient of the Panache Woman of Wonder Award and has been featured in publications such as Cosmopolitan and Destiny Magazine and served as the vice chair for the Johannesburg Business Women’s Association.
www.kimvermaak.com or via LinkedIn.
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High Noon on Linked in with Nico Steyn chatting about unsung heroes
Nico Steyn and I chatted about Characters and Connections in Storytelling.
I chatted with Dunstan Ayodele Stober, author, coach and Chief Financial Officer at MTN Afghanistan about his early career and life lessons.
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And you thought writing the book was the hard part…
Have you just published a book and seen your hopes dashed and the spike in your sales dwindle to nothing?
You are not a failure… You are your own hero in your story who has yet to discover the tools to help you grow. To achieve your goal, you are going to have to become a successful author in your mind and then do the things that successful authors do in order to have the results that successful authors have.
I love a good fresh salad and have always had a desire to have my very own vegetable garden. The mini farmer inside me made several attempts, all with varying levels of success. Before I was married, I rented a charming cottage where my garden flourished. It was a wonderful staggered white rose garden and …
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Books by Kim Vermaak
It has been 100 years since the last Silver Wing Dragon hatched, but now the Dragon Thief has violated the peace that mankind and dragons died for.
Nothing could have prepared Nadine for the day that everything she loved was ripped away from her. Now she must ask herself, “Are Faith and courage enough when mankind has darkened a dragon’s heart?”
The Chronicles of Nadine is an action packed Medieval Epic Fantasy YA novel in the Chronicles of Nadine Series. If you love the complexity and drama of George R. R. Martin’s Game of Thrones series, but crave the moral compass of Francine Rivers’s Mark of the Lion series.
And you thought writing the book was the hard part… Have you just published a book and seen your hopes dashed and the spike in your sales dwindle to nothing? You are not a failure… You are your own hero in your story who has yet to discover the book marketing tools to help you find readers and grow. To achieve your goal, you are going to first become a successful author in your mind and then do the things that successful authors do in order to have the results that successful authors have. This requires following a simple book marketing plan to find your ideal readers, attract them and convert them into a pool of readers that has the potential to turn into super fans who will buy anything you create. In this “What would a Successful Author Do” book marketing for authors series, you will learn: The power of the reader magnet What a reader magnet is What mindset you need to develop How to apply the strategies Reader Magnets bring readers to YOU. These powerful book marketing strategies will work whether you are a fiction or nonfiction author. We designed it for authors who want to grow their book idea into a business that not only provides them with the income they desire but also leaves a legacy for others to follow.