LifeTree Media to Publish Book of Advice for Parents of Teen Girls, from Author Lindsay Sealey

It’s our joy to announce a new book: LifeTree Media is publishing Lindsay Sealey’s second book. A follow-up to the award-winning Growing Strong Girls, the book is scheduled to be released in paperback and ebook editions on January 10, 2020.

Sealey’s second book focuses on the teen years of a girl’s life. As girls enter adolescence, they must navigate new opportuniti... keep reading


LifeTree Media to Publish New Parenting Book From Bestselling Author Dr. Vanessa Lapointe

We’re excited to share the news! LifeTree Media is publishing Dr. Vanessa Lapointe’s second book, Parenting Right From the Start: Laying a Healthy Foundation in the Baby and Toddler Years. A follow-up to the bestselling Discipline Without Damage, the book is scheduled to be released on May 18, 2019.

The baby and toddler years are the most important period for any chi... keep reading


We’re Publishing Life Coach Amy Lombardo’s New Self-Help Book

What a pleasure to announce that we’ll be publishing life coach and entrepreneur Amy Lombardo’s new book, BRILLIANCE: A Coaching Guide to Clearing Inner Obstacles and Letting Your Authenticity Shine. The book is scheduled to be released under LifeTree Media’s Best Book Program on March 20, 2019.

Amy Lombardo brings her years of experience as a wellness counsellor, strategic consultant, and spiritual mentor to help change makers of all backgrou... keep reading


We’re Partnering with Gerard Gust on His New Business Self-Help Book

We’re pleased to announce that we’re working with CEO and author Gerard Gust on his upcoming self-help book for business owners. The PIE Method (working title) is scheduled to be released under LifeTree Media’s Private Label program on April 20, 2019.

Transitioning a family business is more than just a plan to transfer ownership shares from one generation to the next—in fact, that’s the easiest part. What’s crucial is the family component, which introduces a lot of complexities into the process. As a young CEO who took over his family’s property restor... keep reading


Networking, learning, and celebrating indie publishing at IBPA’s Publishing University 2018

On April 6–7 I joined 300 independent publishers and authors in Austin, Texas, to go “back to school” and advance our education at the Publishing University 2018. The annual conference, organized by the Independent Book Publishing Association, featured a mix of keynote speeches, panel discussions, and in-depth seminars run by industry experts, on topics ranging from author branding, distribution, and sales to editorial development. All the major publishing models were well represented at the event, with traditional publishers, self-p... keep reading


Aspiring Authors Find the Roadmap to Success at the Book Publishing Boot Camp

Can a published book be a business card? Many people seem to think so, if we’re judging by the turnout at the Book Publishing Boot Camp, a publishing conference for entrepreneurs looking to write the best nonfiction book to build their brand.

The all-day event, co-hosted by LifeTree Media and Pink Velvet Couch, took place at the Best Western Plus Chateau Granville in downtown Vancouver on Tuesday, March 6. It was a packed day of informative presentations, interactive workshops, and stimulating... keep reading


Press Release: Hybrid Publisher Criteria Published by the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA)

For Immediate Release

February 23, 2018

Hybrid Publisher LifeTree Media Calls on Canadian Industry to Adopt Hybrid Publisher Criteria Published This Week by the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA)

VANCOUVER – The US-based Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) has developed and released a groundbreaking nine-point list of criteria to define and standardize hybrid publishers, with input from Maggie Langrick, Publisher and CEO of Canadian hybrid press LifeTree Media Ltd. IBPA’s Hybrid Publisher Criteria is the publishing industry’... keep reading


Three Mistakes New Authors Make When Writing a Nonfiction Book

Every author starts out with great intentions and ambitious goals, but they don’t necessarily have good publishing instincts. In countless meetings and consultation sessions with aspiring authors of nonfiction books, I’ve found that there are three key mistakes that most new authors make.

1.   They write about what interests them, rather than what interests their audience. Over the course of your career, you’ve acquired a wealth of information, not all of which is useful to your target reader. Your book is not the right forum in which to explore the arcane ... keep reading


Announcing Our Partnership With Tom Washing on His New Business Memoir

We’re excited to announce that we’re working with venture capitalist–author Tom Washing on his upcoming business memoir, An Unlikely Intervention. The book is scheduled to be released under our Assisted Self-Publishing program on June 16, 2018.

An Unlikely Intervention tells the gripping story of the development of a breakthrough treatment for the second leading cause of death among children under the age of fiv... keep reading