Gumroad expands its platform with physical fulfillment

Gumroad fulfillment

Gumroad fulfillment

Gumroad’s super-simple eCommerce is now integrated with Acutrack to bring its customer base a technology driven fulfillment solution and publishing services

I am very excited about this integration. This is a major leap where our publishers can offer a physical fulfillment.”

— Sahil Lavingia, CEO Gumroad

LIVERMORE, CA, USA, June 25, 2019 / — Gumroad announced expansion of their platform to include physical fulfillment.
Gumroad is an e-commerce platform created to enable creators to share their works as easily as they share their ideas on social media.

While Gumroad's digital downloads address a growing and vibrant market, the addition of physical products such as printed books greatly enhance the sales opportunities for Gumroad's clients. Acutrack will seamlessly integrate its physical fulfillment capacities with Gumroad's popular eCommerce platform.

"I am very excited about this integration. This is a major leap where our publishers can offer a physical fulfillment," says Gumroad CEO, Sahil Lavingia.

Acutrack CEO, Raj Barman, adds, "If you are selling digital goods, this integration allows you to increase your revenue and enhance your brand by offering physical products. Gumroad makes it ridiculously easy for anyone to sell e-books, and now Acutrack brings technology & solutions to sell a physical book in conjunction with the e-book."

About Gumroad
Gumroad is a super-simple eCommerce platform for all sorts of creators – it has helped musicians, designers, writers, filmmakers, educators, and more earn over $200,000,000 by selling their work directly to their audiences. It's super-affordable too: taking just 3.5% + 30¢ per charge.

About Acutrack
Acutrack, based in Livermore, CA, is a privately-held and technology driven fulfillment company that specializes in publishing any product needed for your business. The company’s ability to produce books and media packages has created a true value to their customers for over 25 years. Acutrack maintains warehousing facilities strategically located on both U.S. coasts.

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National Association of Black Journalists Invites Dr. Kela Henry to Author Showcase at Miami Convention and Career Fair

#NABJ features NIA & THE NUMBERS GAME, A Teenager's Guide to Education, Relationships & Sex by Dr. Kela Henry at this year's premier gathering from August 7-11

NEW YORK, NY, UNITED STATES, June 25, 2019 / — Press Announcement from KeyMedia Public Relations

Dr. Kela Henry (aka Dr. Kela) and her debut book “Nia & The Numbers Game: A Teenagers Guide to Education, Relationships & Sex” are going to the NABJ19 Authors Showcase. This year the panel had dozens of entries of outstanding books to pick from, and “Nia & The Numbers Game” was among them. The books were judged by a team of experienced NABJ members on compelling subject matter, writing style, relevance and uniqueness. This year’s theme is Fight The Power: Press Forward with Passion and Purpose.

Released on BTH Creations LLC, a new imprint started by Dr. Kela, “Nia & The Numbers Game: A Teenagers Guide to Education, Relationships & Sex” is part novel, part self-help guide, and aims to teach teenage girls about decision-making. Growing up is a confusing, and often lonely experience. Shining a much-needed light into this darkness is Nia (Swahili for purpose), whose journey to adulthood is fraught with all the struggles of adolescence. Readers follow Nia, a typical African American girl, on her life’s journey. Nia’s troubles with her divorced and rule-oriented parents, her entrance into puberty, her relationships with both friends and boyfriends, and her academic ambitions are a lens through which readers can understand their own personal development. From changes in her body, to the joy of first love, to the pressures to have sex and on top of all that, applying to college, the book explains to readers how everyday choices directly impacts one’s future. Although Nia makes mistakes along the way, Dr. Henry stresses the importance in how Nia considers and thinks about her actions rather than acting impulsively.

The 2019 NABJ Annual Convention & Career Fair is the premier venue for journalism education, career development and networking opportunity that draws leaders in journalism, media, technology, business, arts and entertainment. Over 3,000 of the nation’s top journalists, media executives, public relations professionals and students will gather in Miami, beginning August 7-11. Dr. Kela’s Author Showcase will be Thursday, August 8 at 4:00 PM in the Royal Ballroom 4 of the convention hotel, the JW Marriott Turnberry Resort and Spa in Adventura, Florida. Scheduled to be interviewed by renowned San Francisco journalist, Barbara Rodgers, formerly one of the most recognizable newscasters on KPIX-TV and currently a host of Comcast Newsmakers California, Dr. Kela will also be selling and signing books.

About the Author / BTH Creations LLC: Dr. Kela Henry graduated from the Medical College of Pennsylvania-Hahnemann School of Medicine in 1999 before returning to her home state of Georgia and completing her residency program at the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta. She specializes in family medicine and runs a successful practice in the metro Atlanta area, which is part of the Emory Healthcare System. Dr. Henry is an advocate for all teenage girls with a focus on the African American communities. BTH Creations LLC is a new publishing imprint formed by Dr. Kela Henry. The goal is to inspire and motivate teenage girls to own their education and to find the resources they need to have the life they dream of living, no matter what their circumstances. Please visit for more information.

About KeyMedia Public Relations: Located in New York City, KeyMedia Public Relations is a results-driven, boutique PR firm and Production Company owned and operated by Denise Marsa. The company provides a full spectrum of services, ranging from creative and strategic to advisory. The focus is on arts & entertainment, health and wellness and non-profit.

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Big Idea Launchpad Helps Women Entrepreneurs Unleash their Business Potential

Denise Mortimer

My clients get to reap the benefits of my own trial-and-error and accumulation of best practices from the past three years to improve their income and catapult growth”

— Denise Mortimer

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, June 24, 2019 / — Women entrepreneurs in the services-related field now have access to a tool that can help them start or jumpstart their business by helping them identify their competitive advantage. The Big Idea Launchpad provides step-by-step guidance to start-ups and those that have been in operation two years or less via group or one-to-one sessions. It provides a framework for business growth and is a result of three years of intensive research that was then applied to the founder’s own business as a case study.

Denise Mortimer is the brains behind the program. Nearly three years ago, at age 50, she founded Fearless Enterprises after stepping away from her corporate job to pursue her entrepreneurial dreams. The company is an online business and professional development coaching organization that caters to women who want to start or have recently launched a business.

Mortimer says that her clients are often those who have marketable talents but have spent most of their lives doing for others and put themselves last. She helps them break out of limiting thinking while teaching business development skills to support their success.

“Women – especially those of us of a certain age – are needed in the entrepreneurial work space. In the UK, only one third of new businesses are started by women and that needs to change,” said Mortimer during recent interviews on Business Innovators radio and in Small Business Trendsetters magazine.

Mortimer is a walking example of how well her strategy works. In the short time since she started Fearless Enterprises, she has developed a reputation as an industry innovator with an enviable record of accomplishments. She is a noted NLP master coach, positive psychologist, speaker and author with a trail of satisfied clients to her credit.

“With the new Big Idea Launchpad program in particular, my clients get to reap the benefits of my own trial-and-error and accumulation of best practices from the past three years to improve their income and catapult growth,” Mortimer explained. “I have a skill for helping them identify what truly sets them apart from the competition then I teach them how to market that to attract customers.”

“I spent 23 years in the public sector because I was so unsure of how to run a business. When I finally took the leap, there was no stopping me! My biggest goal is to help women turn from dreamers to doers and to know that there is no right time to take the risk, you just have to put one foot in front of the other,” she added. “The monetary rewards are wonderful but it’s the personal satisfaction that is priceless.”

To find out more about participating in the Big Idea Launchpad, go to For more information about Denise, go to or contact her directly at

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Speaker, Author and Coach Samantha Ruth to be Featured on CUTV News Radio

DENVER, COLORADO, UNITED STATES, June 24, 2019 / — Samantha M Ruth is an inspiring professional. She has Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Psychology, which she obtained while living in Michigan. She is a licensed Psychologist in both Michigan and Colorado, where she currently lives. She practices in a way that is beyond therapy—it’s unique and revolutionary, and focused on concepts like overcoming adversity and being your true self (not what family or society expects of you).

Samantha sees people as whole and beautiful, not sick or damaged, and supports them like an ally and coach. She guides clients with more than 20 years of professional experience, along with the experiences of her own life (which often brought challenges and change.) Samantha weaves in the philosophies of famed success coach Jack Canfield, and has had numerous training and speaking sessions with him. Her practices evolved in a way that is so holistic, transformational and distinct, that the only label that could be applied is: The Ruthology Method.

“I think of my mission like the Japanese art of Kintsukuroi,” Samantha says, “It’s a technique that repairs objects like vases with a special gold lacquer, so that the result is even more breathtaking. Samantha actually does that as she coaches people toward meeting new goals, and living with greater stability, happiness and success.

Samantha continues to apprentice with Jack Canfield and co-authored a book with Kate Butler from his inner circle. Part five of the series Women Who Illuminate will be out in August, and Samantha has two books of her own slated for 2020 release. She very much loves to write and use journals, both with clients and for her own self-healing.

Samantha sure is ambitious. She just launched a new online support group, in which a small group of people will deal with their anxiety and related issues. And she created a non-profit foundation, Whole Lotta Love, to honor her husband James Lincoln Ruth. We applaud Samantha for achieving all this and more, and we look forward to talking about it together.

CUTV News Radio will feature Samantha Ruth in interviews with Jim Masters on Wednesdays on June 26th, July 10th and July 17th at 2:00pm EDT

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If you have questions for our guest, please call (347) 996-3389

For more information about Samantha Ruth please visit her new site

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Best-Selling Documentary – The Long Goodbye: The Kara Tippetts Story – Launches on Netflix

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Kara Tippetts and Joanna Gaines

Kara Tippetts and The Long Goodbye

The Long Goodbye shares the heartfelt, hope-filled story of a young woman thrust into the national spotlight after a terminal cancer diagnosis

I want more of what Kara Tippetts had.”

— Ann Voskamp

LOS ANGELES, CA, UNITED STATES, June 24, 2019 / — THE LONG GOODBYE: The Kara Tippetts Story, a heartfelt story a woman thrust into the national spotlight through a terminal cancer diagnosis, is available now on Netflix. The film spent time at the #1 spot on the Amazon Documentaries chart and remained in the Top 10 for over 6 weeks after it’s release.

Kara Tippetts was a pastor’s wife, mother of four young children, and creator of a popular mommy-blog focused on parenting with kindness. Kara already had a loyal following when, at just 38 years old, she began facing and processing a cancer diagnosis on the site. Her blog and subsequent best-selling books became hallowed ground as people around the world were touched by her faith, honesty, and candor.

With this incredibly raw documentary, Kara allowed the world to walk with her as she chronicled first what it meant to be a young wife and mother battling a disease, and then ultimately what it meant to live and die with love and dignity.

Shot in real-time and featuring Kara’s own vlogs and cell phone videos, this film offers an intimate, vulnerable look into a dying woman’s last days. The film also features Kara’s friends-including Ann Voskamp, Joanna Gaines, Ellie Holcomb, President of Focus on the Family Jim Daly, Dianne Derby from KKTV, and bonus features with Joni Eareckson Tada.

During her journey with cancer, Kara wrote and published three books, including Just Show Up: The Dance of Walking Through Suffering Together; And It was Beautiful: Celebrating Life in the Midst of the Long Good-Bye; and The Hardest Peace: Expecting Grace in the Midst of Life’s Hard, which won the 2015 ECPA Inspirational Book of the Year award.

Additionally, Kara was thrust into the spotlight when a letter she penned to Brittany Maynard went viral. In the letter, Kara asked Brittany to reconsider her choice to move to Oregon to participate in an assisted suicide. Kara’s was a gentle, hope-filled message that could only be shared between two young women whose lives would end too soon.

Kara’s vulnerability had an incredible impact on tens of thousands of people and grew that community of support in surprising ways. Faith influencers from around the globe began to find ways to assist Kara by sharing her posts, sending personal messages, serving the family’s needs, as well as just becoming her friend.

When asked about Kara’s impact, influencers featured in the film stated:

“The impact of her life was huge. I’m blessed to know her.” – Joanna Gaines

“I want more of what Kara Tippetts had.” – Ann Voskamp,

“Sharing this time with her family was nothing short of a holy experience.” – Sofia Lyons, filmmaker.

“I think Kara and I both understand that deep suffering stretches the capacity of the soul.” – Joni Eareckson Tada

This included filmmakers Jay and Sofia Lyons, who discovered Kara’s story through a Facebook note from a friend. The couple simply felt led to do something for her. Sofia states how God led them down a path to create the film by a series of ‘breadcrumbs’, “First, we just wanted to do something special for Kara and her family. This evolved into creating a 7-minute video about her life, which ultimately opened up a conversation about fully documenting her last few months on earth.”

THE LONG GOODBYE also showcases footage from a house concert performed by Ellie Holcomb, a new arrangement of one of Kara’s favorite hymns by Selah, and an original song by Travis Cottrell. Additionally, one of the filmmakers, Sofia J., contributes 2 original songs written for the film including “I’ll See You Again.”

In association with Freely, THE LONG GOODBYE: The Kara Tippetts Story was created by Jay Lyons Productions and is distributed through Ocean Avenue Entertainment. THE LONG GOODBYE is available now on Netflix.

About Ocean Avenue Entertainment:
Ocean Avenue Entertainment, Inc. is the destination for productions that offer hope to audiences looking for inspiration in entertainment. Ocean Avenue is committed to releasing inspiring and redemptive films and television programming. Its distribution strategy optimizes each release platform to find the widest possible audience theatrically on VOD, DVD and ultimately on streaming sites like Netflix and Amazon Prime. For more information, please visit

About Freely:
Freely specializes in projects that touch the human spirit. Freely is building content across all platforms including film, TV, live events, digital media, and has recently launched a talent management division.

About Jay Lyons Productions:
Jay Lyons Productions is a boutique production company specializing in creating soul-stirring content for television, film, and digital media. JLP has produced for most major networks, including MTV, CBS, TLC, NBC, Spotify, and Discovery.

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Fallon Ward Releases, Happy Harry Gets His First Haircut

Happy Harry Gets His First Haircut by Fallon Ward

Happy Harry Gets His First Haircut by Fallon Ward

Book set to take its place in barbershops, nationwide

NEW YORK, NY, USA, June 23, 2019 / — Fallon Ward is set to make the barbershop experience for children a more enjoyable one, her publicist announced today. The South Carolina author recently released her new book. “Happy Harry Gets His First Haircut,” is available now at Amazon and selective book stores.

Ward says the children’s book is based on the true story of her son’s first haircut. She wrote it in hopes that it would offer a therapeutic moment of comfort prior to, or during a child’s first trip to a barbershop.

When asked what her inspiration was for writing this book, the author stated that “I've never seen a book for African American boys that addresses their first haircut. It's a significant part of their lives,” explained Fallon Ward.

Ward says that the main character, “Harry” was used to give homage to the memories of her close childhood friend, Harry Phelps. The book includes many vivid illustrations of Harry, the barber, and Harry’s parents, that show Harry exemplifying bravery while going through the process of getting his first haircut.

The artwork adds to a vibrant and captivating reading experience. The author hopes to lighten the mood of a sometimes-daunting experience. She says the first haircut is a transition from baby boy to big boy.

Ward believes that barbershop owners will see the value of this book. She aims to get the “Happy Hairy Gets His First Haircut” into barbershops across the country in the near future.

She added that the book can serve as a liaison for children and their first experience, saying, “It’s a comforting mechanism for boys who may be anxious before getting their first haircut.”

“This picturesque book is what every barbershop will need whether they know it or not. “Happy Hairy Gets His First Haircut” will ensure that children are provided a comfortable experience while taking a huge step in growing up” said Jordan F. Briggs, Publicist to Fallon Ward.

For additional information about the book, call Fallon Ward, (864) 344-5060. For bookings and sponsorship opportunities, contact Jordan F. Briggs.

Book Details

Title: Happy Harry Gets His First Haircut
Paperback: 24 pages
Publisher: Fallon Ward (February 25, 2019)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0578216256 I
SBN-13: 978-0578216256
Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.1 x 8.5 inches
Shipping Weight: 3.5 ounces

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Monday Morning Radio Podcast Features Joanne Lipman, Author & Editor

Monday Morning Radio Podcast


Joanne Lipman

Author & Editor Joanne Lipman

Leveling the professional playing field for those who face bias due to race, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, or physical handicap – is good for the bottom line.

Many of the male executives who are guilty of fostering – or merely allowing – a gender-biased workplace aren’t even aware of it.

— Joanne Lipman

DENVER, CO, UNITED STATES, June 21, 2019 / — This week’s Monday Morning Radio podcast features Joanne Lipman, former editor-in-chief of USA Today and author of the bestselling book, “That’s What She Said.”

The podcast is available to stream or download for free from:

Lipman’s book fosters a frank conversation between male and female co-workers.

In her view, too many men in the workplace have no idea of the subtle and not-so-subtle biases that their female colleagues encounter daily.

“That’s What She Said” aims to remove the blinders – especially from male owners and managers – and prevent the awkwardness and the fear that many men have when it comes to discussing gender issues with their female co-workers.

As Lipman tells Monday Morning Radio Host Dean Rotbart, leveling the professional playing field for women – as well as those employees who face discrimination due to race, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, or physical handicap – is not merely a matter of serving political correctness.

“Every piece of research shows you that when you have a gender-balanced workgroup and gender-balanced leadership that you are more financially successful,” she explains.

Lipman has had a storied journalism career, serving as the first woman to become a deputy managing editor at The Wall Street Journal; founding editor-in-chief of Condé Nast’s Portfolio magazine; and most recently as editor-in-chief of USA Today and Chief Content Officer of Gannett, which employs 3,000 journalists at 110 newspapers.

Yet, as Lipman notes on this week’s podcast, throughout her 35-plus-year career, she never felt that the professional playing field between her and her male colleagues was level.

During the three years that she worked on That’s What She Said – recently updated with new tips and cheat sheets – Lipman discovered that she is far from unique: millions of women in the American workforce share her on-the-job frustrations.

Lipman’s goal for That’s What She Said is anything but to shame men. She writes that many of the male executives who are guilty of fostering – or merely allowing – a gender-biased workplace aren’t even aware of it.

“All that will change once men read her book,” predicts host Rotbart.

Monday Morning Radio, now in its 8th year of production, features business owners and experts, including distinguished authors such as Ken Blanchard, Charles Duhigg, Jen Sincero, Skip Prichard, Henry Mintzberg, Carl Schramm, Daniel Burrus, Steve Strauss, Dudley R. Slater, Jack Quarles, and Lindsay Pedersen.

“That’s What She Said” is available from Amazon at:

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Atti’s Debut Single “I Am Power” Released. Features Members from Halford & Sinistra and Mixed by Roy Z

I Am Power (cover art)

I Am Power (cover art)

I Am Power, the debut single from heavy metal artist Atti now available at iTunes, Amazon Music and Google Play and other digital outlets & streaming services.

It's a 5 minute all-out metal ass-kicker from start to finish, that's also a feel-good song that rocks non-stop and hopefully leaves you energized, confident and positive.”

— Attila (Atti) Juhasz

PHOENIX, AZ, UNITED STATES, June 21, 2019 / — “I Am Power,” the debut single from heavy metal artist Atti is now available at iTunes, Amazon Music and Google Play and other major digital outlets and streaming services.

“I Am Power” was written by guitarist Attila “Atti” Juhasz and features vocalist Nando Fernandes (Sinistra, Lightning Strikes) and drummer Bobby Jarzombek (Fates Warning, Sebastian Bach, Halford). “I Am Power” was mixed by Roy Z (Bruce Dickinson, Judas Priest) and was mastered by Maor Appelbaum at Maor Appelbaum Mastering in California – USA.

“I Am Power” is an energetic musical assault with thought provoking lyrics and a strong uplifting metal-mantra chorus. “It's a 5 minute all-out metal ass-kicker from start to finish, that's also a feel-good song that rocks non-stop and hopefully leaves you energized, confident and positive” says Juhasz.

No stranger to the world of music, Juhasz was the publisher and editor of the 1990s rag ‘New York Onslaught’ and managed NYC hard rockers No More Johnny. He was a key operational member of Rob Halford’s Metal God Entertainment (2005-2012). He released the “Zombie Squash Theme Song” in 2013 as Attila Juhasz for that game's soundtrack featuring voice work by George A. Romero.

Visit the official website at for more information. Atti, pronounced “oddee” (ädē) is the shortening of Attila and was Juhasz's nickname growing up.

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Footnanny Inks Deal for $10 Million in Growth Capital Funding from MBE Capital Partners

Footnanny Founder and CEO Gloria L. Williams lands deal for future purchase order funding from MBE Capital Partner’s Minority Vendor Access to Capital Program. Williams offers “wellness beyond the pedicure,” through her luxury foot care products.

Footnanny to the Rescue is a live program created and hosted by Footnanny Founder and CEO Gloria L. Williams. The show is designed to help nail salon owners from across the USA elevate their business.

How to Open a Nail Salon with $1000 written by Footnanny Founder and CEO Gloria L. Williams, Celebrity Pedicurist, teaches you how to open a nail business on a budget of $1000 in 9 chapters. She gives you all the knowledge on how to purchase nail products, and more.

Footnanny Brand Product Developer Gloria L. Williams created a foot massage spa in a box! You can add a wellness area to your home, nail salon, nail spa, barber shop or business. Footnanny SPA In A Box is packed with wellness products and accessories.

Gloria L. Williams, Founder and CEO of Footnanny, gives nail techincians a boost for their business with an instant line of credit.

Footnanny Founder Gloria L. Williams, Inspired by the Funding, Empowered 100 Nail Technicians at the Premier Orlando Beauty Show with Products via PediCredit

The funding motivated me to provide an in-house financial platform for entrepreneurs that was not available to me. I developed a proven process to empower anyone interested in the nail tech business.”

— Gloria L. Williams, Founder and CEO of Footnannny, Inc.

LOS ANGELES, CA, USA, June 20, 2019 / — Raising capital is a challenge,especially for minority and female entrepreneurs. Just ask Gloria L. Williams, the founder and CEO of Footnanny, Inc., which is a business of luxurious products that focus on foot care. "Since I launched the Footnanny Brand 5 years ago, I have had unprecedented success through several platforms but most importantly from the tweet about my product line by Ms.Oprah Winfrey," said Williams. "In spite of that extreme blessings and overwhelming demand for my products,securing funding was not easy.” Just recently MBE Capital Partners, LLC (MBECP) was introduced to Williams and other Minority/Woman-owned Businesses (MBE) at a business forum entitled, “The Workshop At Macy's,” which was held in New York. MBECP approved Williams' company Footnanny for $10 million future growth capital funding from the MBE Capital Partners’ Minority Vendor Access to Capital Program.

"The funding motivated me to give back to the beauty community and provide an in-house financial platform that was not available to me," she said. "I developed a multi-level process to empower anyone who is interested in entering the nail salon industry." Williams gifted her first book, “How To Open A Nail Salon With $1000” Volume 1 to a class of 100 beauty professionals at the Premier Orlando Beauty Show in Orlando, Florida. "I took a step further and surprised the entire class of nail technicians, estheticians, hairstylists, and barbers with a $300 PediCredit investment of Footnanny products for their current and future business," said Williams. "You could hear the screams of joy beyond the classroom door!" The 100 attendees are now authorized Footnanny Salon Retailers. Williams states, "There are more than 42,000 zip codes in America and I am determined to establish a Footnanny Retailer in each one!"

"In my book, I provide a step-by-step guide to building a nail salon business whether it is with one nail tech or multiple nail techs," said Williams. "I have worked and consulted for some of the best luxury salons and spas across the US and I know what it means to be a professional nail technician."

Williams doesn't stop there with a blueprint to owning a nail salon, she offers Pedicredit, an instant line of credit for Footnanny products, to make it easy for the new entrepreneurs to obtain supplies. "I established Pedicredit because I know how hard it is to get the seed money to buy quality products for the clients," she said. "I wouldn't be in this position today if it were not for the many women who have inspired me, believed in me or given me the hand up to be able to give back."

Her third process to the multi-level empowerment plan for nail technicians was the launch of her Facebook Live show, "Footnanny to the Rescue." The intention of the show is to help people who need some guidance in navigating the world of finance and marketing with it comes to building a nail salon business. Watch the show on Facebook and Instagram Live on select Sundays. Follow Footnanny on Instagram and Facebook for the show schedule. "I have successfully rescued more than 200 nail techs and counting," said Williams. "When you meet a Footnanny Tech you will see a variety of the best nail and foot care products available."

The Footnanny story began with her grandmother and mother whose philosophy was to heal through the power of touch. "My mother was from the South, specifically, Montgomery, Alabama, and and when a person didn't feel good we watched Mamma give them a good old fashioned "Rub Down!" explains Williams. "My wise mother believed that certain foods, oils, and teas played a crucial roll in the overall recovery of a person's ailments. Mamma would mix luxurious creams, ointments and oils, which we would then use to do the "Old Fashioned Rub Down" on those in need of a loving touch.

Williams' mantra is "Wellness Beyond a Pedicure." "I pride myself of my mother's legacy of wellness and now provide that for diverse customers around the world," she said. "Staying true to my mother's traditions and keeping her recipes in mind, I developed Footnanny, my signature line of aromatherapy foot products." All Footnanny products are made in the USA and are cruelty-free as well as Leaping Bunny approved.

The Footnanny Foot Cream product line has more than 15 aromatherapy fragrances and 60 products including MAN, Vitamin C, Vegan and Hemp. Additional Footnanny products from foot soaking salts, rescue buffs and foot files are available at

Celebrities and dignitaries have experienced the Footnanny brand of ultimate indulgence. The Footnanny past and present client list consists of Ms. Oprah Winfrey; Stedman Graham; Gayle King; 44th First Lady of the U.S. Michelle Obama; Maria Shriver; 2016 Olympic Gold Medalist and Pro Golfer Justin Rose; Taraji P. Henson; Randy Jackson; Lady Gaga; The Dixie Chicks; Loretta Devine; Omar Gooding; A$AP Rocky; Cicely Tyson; Patti LaBelle; Sean "P Diddy" Combs; Jimmy Jean-Louis; Bellamy Young; Sela Ward; Rita Wilson; Liana Mendoza; Patrick Faucette; Paula Jai Parker; Jessica Simpson; Ashanti; Christy Turlington; Keri Russell; Steve and Marjorie Harvey; Karen Civil; and more.

For appearances, interviews, and product placement, contact Publicist Marie Lemelle for Platinum Star PR at or 213-276-7827.

Join the conversation with @Footnanny on Twitter and Instagram. Like Footnanny on Facebook to get tips about foot care. Follow Footnanny on social media platforms: Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

About Gloria L. Williams aka Footnanny:
Gloria L. Williams, the creator and CEO of, is a licensed nail technician, spa consultant, certified reflexologist, and product developer. She is the personal pedicurist for Ms. Oprah Winfrey. Her Footnanny cream was selected for the prestigious Oprah's Favorite Things List in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018. The Footnanny product line has been featured on Home and Family; The Talk; Good Morning America; the Valspar Golf Championship at the Innisbrook Resort; HSN; The View; The Shopping Channel Canada; and Amazon News. Williams gives back to several charities including Blessings in a Backpack, Kiva, and Soles4Souls: The Power of a Pair of Shoes Campaign through Footnanny Cares at The Footnanny headquarters is in Southern California.

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Footnanny Surprises 100 Beauty Professionals with an Investment!

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Gamer Snack Cookbook by Sci-Fi Star Claudia Christian

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I've created fast, simple and delicious recipes and cooking hacks designed to satisfy your taste buds and silence your raging appetite so you can focus on what's really important — gaming!”

— Claudia Christian

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, USA, June 20, 2019 / — Claudia Christian, star of the hit series "Babylon 5", "Freaks And Geeks", voice star of Disney's "Atlantis" and popular video games such as "World of Warcraft," "Fallout," "Skyrim," "Halo" and "Call of Duty," has teamed up with gamer Mark Michel to produce "Snack Hacks" (Floating World Press), a fully-loaded cookbook of recipes and food hacks for computer gamers, screen dwellers and anyone who needs a fast and delicious snack.

"Snack Hacks" includes more than 100 recipes and food hacks, plus bonus interviews with pro gamer Westballz and computer game voice stars Cas Anvar, Robin Atkin Downes, and Gary Hudson. Claudia Christian reveals her long-time passion for cooking and shares behind-the-scenes stories from her acting and voice acting career.

To Eat or Play? Video Game Voice Star has the food hacks!

Co-author Mark Michel details how his gaming experience, cooking ability, and ingenious life hacks help him deal with the limitations of his cerebral palsy.

Recipes include meals for one, to keep sole gamers fueled-up and ready for action; snacks and appetizers for your weekend gaming session with friends; and entrées and desserts to take your parties to the next level. Threaded throughout are Hack Attacks — tricks to make your time in the kitchen quicker and easier — and In Game Downloads — tips to make the recipes your own.

"I've created fast, simple and delicious recipes and cooking hacks designed to satisfy your taste buds and silence your raging appetite so you can focus on what's really important — gaming!" said Claudia Christian.


"Snack Hacks," by Claudia Christian and Mark Michel, will be released on June 12 and is now available for pre-order ($29.99 hardcover) via all book vendors and on Amazon


"The easiest and most delicious fast food book for gamers ever written."
— Westballz (Weston Dennis), pro gamer with G2 Esports

"Delicious and hilarious. I'm writing this with a mouthful of Turner and Landau caramel!"
— Elias Toufexis, voice actor on "Fortnite," "Fallout 4," "Far Cry"

“Claudia’s book is going to turn me into a well fed gamer!” Not only are the stories great but after a hard game that she voices, I can’t think of anything better than a Christian hack snack!!!” – Joanna Cassidy actress (Blade Runner)


Available on request: PDF press release, an image of the front and back covers of "Snack Hacks," a video flip-through of the book, and a headshot of Claudia Christian, sample pages and images from book.

For media only: contact Catherine at for a comprehensive media pack.


In addition to her career in film and television Claudia Christian is an accomplished author and has previously published her addiction memoir "Babylon Confidential" with BenBella Books and the science fiction novel "Wolf's Empire" through Macmillan's Tor Books imprint. She has over a 250,000+ followers on social media.

Facebook: The video flip-through of the "Snack Hacks" book can also be found and shared via the Claudia Christian facebook fan page


Catherine Buchanan
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Claudia Christian’s 1 Minute Snack Hack Preview

Source: EIN Presswire