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Richelle Fredson: The Choice to Write a Book

Permission To Choose

Richelle Fredson, Founder of Purposeful Platforms, is a book publishing veteran with almost 20 years in the industry. Dubbed the “six-figure book deal coach”, she works with mission-driven people to create competitive book concepts, craft book proposals, build thriving platforms and land book deals. She  hosts the Bound + Determined podcast where she reveals the secrets of book publishing and dives into deep conversation with authors and industry experts. Richelle shares that insight in this informative conversation with Stef. Engineered by www.podcaststudioservices.com


21 Jun 2021

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EP5 Are You Meant to Write a Book? | Richelle Fredson

Conceiving Your Divine Purpose

Richelle Fredson is a book publishing veteran, having spent almost 20 years in the industry. As the former Director of Publicity & Book Marketing and member of the acquisitions team for Hay House, she’s worked with incredible experts including Louise L. Hay, Dr. Wayne Dyer, Gabrielle Bernstein, Iyanla Vanzant, Kris Carr, Joy Bauer, Gregg Braden, Colette Baron-Reid and many others. In 2018 she launched Purposeful Platforms, a coaching and consulting company specializing in helping spiritual, health + wellness and mission-driven coaches & business owners create competitive book concepts, craft book proposals, build thriving platforms and land book deals. Dubbed the “six-figure book deal coach” she’s committed to seeing her clients through the entire journey to authorship. Purposeful Platforms clients have included: Jen Winston (@jenerous), Amanda Bucci, Chrissy King, Jennifer Racioppi, Jenny Sansouci, Terri Cole and many more.  Richelle is also a Mama to an energetic 3-year-old son, wife to a multi-sport obsessed husband, a non-fiction book enthusiast, amateur chef, and professional optimist. Her favorite accessory is her thinking cap (next to her Adidas SuperStars) and she thrives on strategy, creation, and launching dreams into reality. https://purposefulplatforms.com https://www.instagram.com/Richellefredson/?hl=en https://purposefulplatforms.com/bound-and-determined-podcast/ For more information about Michelle, visit www.michelleoravitz.com Instagram: @thewholesomelotusfertility Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thewholesomelotus/


20 May 2021

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Richelle Fredson x Vasavi Kumar: The Power of Your Book Proposal in Business & Personal Growth

Being Human with Vasavi

Writing a book can feel like a big undertaking, not to mention there’s the editing process, pitching and the big question we all have: How the heck do I write my book proposal?Well in today’s episode of The Being Human Podcast, I’m sitting down with the person I wrote my book proposal with and an ah-MAZING coach and consultant, Richelle Fredson.Richelle is the founder of Purposeful Platforms, a coaching and consulting company that anchors and amplifies authors through competitive book proposals, platform building and strategic book launches. Her clients include NYT Bestselling authors and first-time authors who have garnered book deals from top publishers including Random House, Simon and Schuster, Little Brown, Tarcher Perigee and more. She helps you get clear on your core book concepts and guides you to create the impact you desire. I had so much fun talking with Richelle in this episode about how it’s actually smart to write a book because it can help you uplevel and invite new people into your business. Plus, she filled me in on how to approach the common resistance blocks she sees - which also might be what’s stopping you.Let’s dive in.Resources and Links from the Show: Book a call with Richelle for her Book Proposal Blueprint programLearn more at www.purposefulplatforms.comFollow Richelle on InstagramLinks from your host, Vasvi Kumar:Take my FREE quiz to find out how well you know yourself and where to start using that to skyrocket your biz success: https://www.vasavikumar.com/takethequizJoin the MIND Your Own BUSINESS community here: http://vasavikumar.com/membershipConnect with Vasavi on Instagram: @mynameisvasaviKey moments to tune in for:[4:50] Why writing a book is a great business venture, plus how to start a book and write your proposal[12:21] The resistance you face when writing your book and drafting your proposal[16:56] The vulnerability block and fear around telling your story that’s holding you back[32:40] Expert-status and why waiting until you have it figured out will actually kill your book[40:29] How your book proposal will crack you open, get better business results and so much more ---------Vasavi Kumar leads the coaching industry with 10 years of experience and has helped thousands of women overcome major life obstacles to create new heights of success. Her work is known internationally from speaking engagements in India and across the USA. Vasavi is recognized for getting to the bottom of the intersection of self and business roadblocks and her methods teach clients how to master the art of getting what you want, by mastering their mind.Vasavi holds dual Masters degrees in Special Education from Hofstra University and Social Work from Columbia University. She’s the host of the Being Human with Vasavi Podcast and Former Co-Host of Studio 512, a lifestyle and entertainment morning show in Austin, TX. She's been featured in The Wall Street Journal, FOX, VH1, and was a regular on NBC’s Kansas City Live as the “Keepin’ It Real Guru.” She believes that when you cultivate a solid relationship with yourself, you can be, do, and create anything you want.


11 Feb 2021

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397: Book Writing {Interview with Richelle Fredson}

Mom Is In Control Podcast

Richelle Fredson, is the Founder of Purposeful Platforms, where she works with aspiring and current authors to grow and solidify their promotional platforms, as well as create impactful and marketable book concepts and book proposals in order to achieve the most desirable publishing deals. After being the Director of Publicity & Book Marketing at Hay House, Inc. for many years, she has a unique lens through which she coaches writers on how to navigate the ins-and-outs of the publishing world. Richelle also coaches authors on how becoming an author impacts their business for the better. Feel free to check out her website and programs for more information. www.purposefulplatforms.com In this episode, you will learn: Why writing can be a good tool for your business Why it's important to identify the mission of your work How to get started on writing Continue the conversation on Instagram @momisincontrol Apply for Mastery: www.momisincontrol.com Apply for the Soul Elite program: www.momisincontrol.com/soulelite


25 Mar 2019

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091 – Richelle Fredson of Purposeful Platforms – Being Seen

All Possibilities with Julie Chan

If you were to oversee publicity and marketing for a major publisher of self help, inspirational and transformational books for a decade and a half—you’d probably learn something, and be impacted enough for your life to transform…Richelle Fredson, Founder & President at Purposeful Platforms, Inc. (platform-building for new authors), joins Julie Chan in the MouthMedia Network studio powered by Sennheiser.In this episode:Working in publishing at HayhousePowerful work of working with so many spiritual authorsHow Richelle had no connection to spiritual world before thatHow she was a kid in school reading Cliff Notes, wasn’t a book readerGetting so much from energy of space when she first considered the jobDeeply spiritual magical work, a direct conflict to the big corporate clients she was workingTuning into our bodiesEnergy is crucial in decision making15 Incredible years at HayhouseFavorite clients and things to work inLearning to tune into our own intuitionIf you dont allow someone to feel the change quickly they probably wont stick with itBeing a student of teachings, helping to propel platforms forwardWhen first started one could not find self help in a book store, considered cult work, evolution in fast time in spiritual and wellness industryA change in conversations in businessBeing an entrepreneur navigating business and spiritualityInfluenceMission-driven workWhy she started Purposeful PlatformsYour unique storyA book is a tool of growing a bigger business—what is mission of the book, writing a book is a long haul, requires a thick skin, not letting others deter youBeing in the teacher’s seat, heart-centered workManifesting the ideal lifeEveryone wants to feel more joy in their life, so teaching from that place while providing information to take actionAll that matters to the reader is that they resonate with your voiceFinding the right language and terminology, psychic vs. intuitiveSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


5 Feb 2019