Ghostwriting Services for CEOs and Other Business Leaders

Ghostwriting for CEOs and Other Business Leaders

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A Professionally Ghostwritten Book Takes Only Eight Steps


Step 1: Your Vision Meeting (free)

  • Your Vision Meeting is crucial to making sure we understand your goals and have the skills to help you accomplish your vision. We’ll tell you if we’re not the right fit—though, with 50+ team members and extensive business ghostwriting expertise, that’s rarely the case.
  • We’ll ask questions like: Why are you considering writing a book? Who specifically do you want your readers to be (e.g., midcareer business leaders of companies with over $20,000,000 in annual revenue)? What do you want to happen after your book is written (e.g., a speaking tour)? Why did you choose to write your book now (e.g., are you gearing up for a major product launch, are you seeking more high-paying consulting engagements)?
  • We’ll help you figure out basic thematic elements, the appropriate length, whether to include charts/figures/tables, how to narrow the target audience for the best reception, and more. Again, this is 100% free.
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Step 2: Interviews

Our team will

  • interview you to extract your most valuable insights and ideas as a CEO and compile them into a coherent narrative,
  • help you focus your message and find the most engaging anecdotes to tell the story of your successful business endeavors as a CEO, and
  • ask the right questions to help you flesh out the most pertinent details of your story and ideas.

Step 3: The Outline

Our team will

  • take the information you supplied in the interview and organize it in the most logical, coherent, and engaging order;
  • decide which anecdotes and business insights would form the best narrative and build a comprehensive outline around them; and
  • bring our detailed outline to you and absorb your feedback to create a book that makes you and the company you lead proud.

Step 4: Ghostwriting

Our team will

  • use the outline you’ve approved to create a full-length book detailing your experiences, thoughts, and insights throughout your journey as a CEO;
  • draw on our years of experience as writers to create an engaging and influential book with bestseller potential; and
  • keep in contact with you, updating you on our ghostwriting process and gathering your feedback to guide our direction.

Step 5: Feedback

Our team will

  • present the finished first draft of your manuscript to you and listen to your feedback;
  • make changes to the draft based on the feedback you’ve provided, smoothing the work to better reflect your insights as a CEO until you’re 100% happy with the result; and
  • have a developmental editor read your manuscript and offer their thoughts and suggestions, and then refine the writing to increase its market appeal.

Step 6: Editing

Our team will

  • hand the manuscript off to our in-house editing and proofreading team to ensure it reads smoothly and cleanly;
  • carefully comb through the manuscript, making suggestions to enhance the clarity and flow and tightening the language; and
  • remove grammar and punctuation errors to present you and your company in a competent and professional light.

Step 7: Publication

If you intend to self-publish (which is faster and easier), our team will

  • design an attractive and eye-catching cover for your book, and
  • format your book for Amazon, IngramSpark, or the platform of your choice.

If you intend to publish your book with a traditional publisher (which is slower but historically regarded as more prestigious), our team will

  • leverage their expertise in the publishing industry to help you land an agent and publishing deal (being accepted by a traditional publisher is a difficult process that is not guaranteed—the original Harry Potter was rejected 12 times; that said, we can always help you self-publish if you don’t receive a traditional publishing offer that you like),
  • walk you through the query-letter process and handle initial contacts with agents, and
  • guide you in understanding the publishing landscape and the nuances of the traditional publishing world.

Step 8: Promotion (if desired)

Our team will help you get your book onto the bestseller list of your choice—guaranteed—by

  • using data to determine how many readers it will take to land your book on the bestseller list you’ve chosen (Amazon or The Wall Street Journal), and
  • leveraging our book-marketing partnerships to contact a subset of over 5,000,000 readers who are looking for reading suggestions.
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Become a thought leader and promote your brand as a CEO.


Countless successful CEOs hire ghostwriters to formally share their thoughts, insights, and experiences with the world. By releasing a book, you can promote yourself as a thought leader, which offers you more clout as a CEO. Improving your name recognition or status as an expert in your field also often leads to prestigious speaking engagements.
Through your book, you can share with aspiring new entrepreneurs the habits and secrets that helped you climb to success in the competitive business world. You can become a mentor for countless ambitious businesspeople around the world—and you can take pride in knowing you’re making a positive change.
Our ghostwriters are experienced professionals who have worked on a diverse array of previous projects. They’ve produced bestsellers for CEOs of all sorts of companies and industries, and they can be your voice as well.
If you’re ready to solidify yourself as a thought leader, why not contact us today to discuss your vision for your book? Our free, no-obligation consultation can lay the groundwork you need to be a successful author.
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We make the ghostwriting process easy and convenient, all while preserving your voice.


Writing a book may seem daunting, but you’ll work with the same project manager throughout the endeavor. The project manager will oversee and coordinate the project from start to finish, so you can relax and leave the technical details to us.
From our very first meeting, we’ll ensure that your book reflects your story and personality. During your Vision Meeting, we’ll discuss the structure and style of your book, including its tone. While conducting your interviews, your ghostwriter will focus on capturing your voice to make sure it carries through in your book. At your review meeting, your ghostwriter will gather feedback from you to ensure that your book is everything you dreamed it would be. And we’ll keep rewriting it until you’re absolutely delighted with the result.
Our focus throughout the ghostwriting process is always on you—on providing you with professional service based on excellent customer care while maintaining confidentiality at all times.

Services, Rates, and Speeds


From US$3,995 to US$125,000, we have packages to accomplish various goals.

Bestseller Package: Promote yourself with a guaranteed bestseller—from US$75,000
Writing a best-selling book is the quickest way to increase credibility. Many high-performing business leaders have released their own books, usually through ghostwriters. From that moment, they can introduce themselves as, for example, J. Doe, CEO of Acme Inc. and author of Lessons in Leadership. That addition to their introduction is powerful and permanent.
In only 9 months, we can help you write a memoir or nonfiction book that reaches the Amazon bestseller list in your category (US$75,000) or the Wall Street Journal nonfiction bestseller list (US$125,000)—guaranteed or your marketing money back.
Package specifications
  • Up to 14 interviews (Don’t have time for 14 interviews? We can do nearly all the interviewing in a single day and then just ask follow-up questions as needed.)
  • Unlimited review meetings until you’re 100% happy
  • Up to 80,000 words (about 290 pages)
  • Writing completed in only 9 months (promotion begins after manuscript completion)
  • Professional design of a cover that captures the essence of your book
  • 10 beautifully bound copies (faux-leather hardcover or another cover type of your choice)
  • Ready to print on demand in paperback and/or hardback at Amazon or IngramSpark in any volume and formatted as an eBook (We can also help you shop it around to agents and publishers if you’d like.)
  • A guarantee of reaching an Amazon bestseller list or the Wall Street Journal bestseller list

We offer the following add-on services, available on request:
  • Querying agents and publishers to have your manuscript published by a traditional publishing house
  • Translation of your memoir into the language(s) of your choice
  • An audiobook version of the entire memoir or snippets read by the author or an actor

How do we get your book on these bestseller lists—guaranteed or your marketing money back?
Our approach to book marketing relies on contact with real readers at a huge scale. We have access to email lists of readers—5,000,000 real people—who are looking for discounted eBooks in their preferred genres. Here's exactly how we do it:
  1. We lower the cost of the eBook to US$0.99 for a limited time.
  2. We run some calculations to estimate how many people it’ll take to land your book on the bestseller list that you select.
  3. We email the subsets of the 5,000,000 potential readers who prefer your genre about your book.
  4. Enough people choose to buy your book with no other incentive beyond the sale price that it lands you on the bestseller list.

Do we knowingly violate any bookseller policies to increase sales?
No. We reach an audience of readers who have signed up to receive emails about interesting books for sale. This is no different than reaching followers on social media. (We just have an email following of about 5,000,000 people!)
We simply email the subsets of our list most likely to be interested in your genre and say, “This new book you may be interested in is for sale. Would you like to buy it?”
If you don’t reach bestseller status through our marketing efforts, we will refund your marketing money. In other words, we are so confident in our marketing strategy that if our marketing methods fail, we’ll refund 100% of your marketing fee.


Friends and Family Package: Preserve your life story as a memoir for your family—US$19,500
If you want to immortalize your legacy for your loved ones only, you can capture your best insights, memories, and experiences in a book for your children and family to enjoy long after you’re gone. Publishing a memoir is a great way to leave your mark on future generations.
Imagine being able to talk to and guide family members long after you’re gone—that’s the power of having your own memoir, which we can help you write in only three months. Your great-great-great-grandchildren will know exactly what you’d like them to know about your life.
Package specifications
  • Up to 12 interviews (Don’t have time for 12 interviews? We can do nearly all the interviewing in a single day and then just ask follow-up questions as needed.)
  • Unlimited review meetings until you’re 100% happy
  • Up to 30,000 words (about 110 pages)
  • Writing completed in only 3 months
  • Professional design of an attractive cover that captures the essence of your book
  • The inclusion of color or black-and-white photographs
  • Delivered in 10 beautifully bound faux-leather hardcover copies and digitally as an eBook and PDF
  • Interview recordings that are available for download for 6 months after delivery at no extra charge

We offer the following add-on services, available on request:
  • Translation of your memoir into the language(s) of your choice
  • An audiobook version of the entire memoir or snippets read by the author or an actor
  • Publishing on Amazon or IngramSpark, including the creation of supporting marketing materials, for US$1,295


Remembered Forever Package: Preserve your life story in transcripts for your family—US$3,995
This popular option captures your story but is delivered as interviews transcribed for posterity rather than in the form of a memoir. Like the Friends and Family Package above, our caring team will interview you up to 12 times, asking thoughtful questions about your life, your accomplishments, and your best stories. Share as much or as little as you’d like. We’ll transcribe and format the interviews, binding them in a beautiful book for posterity. Don’t let your stories and insights disappear; contact us today to get started.
Package specifications
  • Up to 12 interviews, transcribed—with any filler words (ums, ahs, and stutters) filtered out. (Don’t have time for 12 interviews? We can do all the interviewing in a single day.)
  • Completed in only 4 weeks (only 2 weeks if you do all of the interviewing in a single day)
  • Delivered in 5 beautifully bound softcover copies (and digitally as a PDF for easy sharing)
  • Interview recordings that are available for download for 6 months after delivery at no extra charge
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(We do only 20 free Vision Meetings a month, so don't wait.)

We’re not happy until you’re 100% happy
We’re committed to working with you to create the memoir you envision. That’s why we offer unlimited review meetings. We’ll keep working with you until you’re 100% happy with your completed memoir.

Frequently Asked Questions


What goals do you help people accomplish?
With our Bestseller Package, we help clients write, publish, and market best-selling memoirs, business and nonfiction books, and self-help books.
This package is suitable for anyone who wants to write a bestseller, but it’s favorite of CEOs and entrepreneurs because writing a bestseller helps them to...
  • Expand their client base.
  • Immortalize their legacy.
  • Make a difference in their industry or in people’s lives.
  • Promote themself as a consultant.
  • Secure speaking engagements.
  • Set themself or their business apart from the competition.
  • Share their ideas and experience.
  • Support others as they navigate life or business challenges.

With our Friends and Family Package, we help clients to...
  • Immortalize their legacy in a beautiful, professionally formatted book.
  • Share their life story with their loved ones.
  • Support their loved ones and those who come after them on their life’s journey.

With our Remembered Forever Package, we help clients to...
  • Immortalize their legacy through beautiful, professionally formatted interview transcripts.
  • Share their life story with their loved ones.


What are some common fears ghostwriting clients face?
1. I’m not a strong storyteller or writer.
Working with our professional ghostwriting team turns every client into a strong storyteller and writer. Our ghostwriters know what to ask you to make your story compelling while retaining your voice.
2. I don’t have the time to write a book.
We do all the hard work so that you don’t have to. The clients we support are busy people. If 12 interviews sound too time consuming, we have solutions:
  • We can conduct all the interviewing in a single day. We might need to ask you a few follow-up questions, but we can ask 95% of the questions in a single day. We can do this on Zoom or we can travel to you in the contiguous United States for an additional $3,000 (prices are higher for Alaska, Hawaii, Canada, and other countries and lower if your ghostwriter is within driving distance).
  • We can try to get everything done in as few as four interviews. We’ll focus on the most common questions and fill in the blanks with targeted questions later on.
  • We can meet with you at any hour of the day. (Whether you’re available at 6:00 a.m. or 9:00 p.m., we’ll make it happen.)
  • We can interview those close to you instead for up to a third of the interviews. Interviewing your children or your spouse is a great way to have other people “brag” for you.

3. I don’t have enough content to fill a book.
Our ghostwriters are skilled interviewers who will help you identify interesting anecdotes to include in your memoir. Contrary to popular belief, no one’s life is “too boring”; everyone has fascinating thoughts and anecdotes to share.
4. My book won’t be interesting enough to sell, or my book won’t stand out in its niche.
Our ghostwriters have the knowledge and experience to know what sells. They leverage that knowledge while working with you to identify the most important elements for your story and the most compelling narratives and themes to engage your readers.
5. I won’t get enough of a return on my investment.
Publishing a bestseller is the simplest way to reach a wide audience and promote your personal and business brands. Our clients see returns not only through an expanded client base but also through paid speaking and consulting engagements. You might even be able to claim the cost as a business expense (although you’d need to discuss this with your accountant).
6. I’m just not ready to write a book.
We’re available to discuss and address any lingering fears. You have nothing to lose by contacting us to talk about what’s stopping you from writing your bestseller. Get in touch today!


I don’t have time for 12 interviews. Can I choose to have fewer interviews?
Yes. The clients we support are busy people. If 12 interviews sound too time consuming, we have several solutions:
  • We can conduct all the interviewing in a single day. We might need to ask you a few follow-up questions, but we can ask 95% of the questions in a single day. We can do this on Zoom, or we can travel to you in the contiguous United States for an additional $3,000 (prices are higher for Alaska, Hawaii, Canada, and other countries and lower if your ghostwriter is within driving distance).
  • We can try to get everything done in as few as four interviews. We’ll focus on the most common questions and fill in the blanks with targeted questions later on.
  • We can meet with you at any hour of the day. (Whether you’re available at 6:00 a.m. or 9:00 p.m., we’ll make it happen.)
  • We can interview those close to you instead for up to a third of the interviews. Interviewing your children or your spouse is a great way to have other people “brag” for you.


What if I’m uncomfortable bragging about myself?
  • We hire warm, caring interviewers who develop a relationship with you and ideally make you comfortable turning over personal rocks.
  • We can ask you about your life in chronological order to draw out your major accomplishments.
  • We can interview those close to you instead for up to a third of the interviews. Interviewing your children or your spouse is a great way to have other people “brag” for you.


Who are your interviewers?
For the Friends and Family Package and the Bestseller Package, your ghostwriter will conduct the interviews. Based on your Vision Meeting, the writer will know what information they need to flesh out your story, capture your tone and personality, and spin your story into a fascinating narrative.
For the Remembered Forever Package, kind, caring people with backgrounds in anthropology, sociology, or both will conduct the interviews.


Who are your writers?
Our writers are experienced professional ghostwriters with business backgrounds. They have written successful books, either as ghostwriters or as credited authors. We will match you with a writer with knowledge of your background or industry who can capture your voice and personality.


Can I be involved in the editing process?
Yes—as much or as little as you’d like. Our clients who are BigLaw partners often prefer to edit alongside us. Our celebrity clients often prefer to have us do 99% of the editing. Your level of involvement is up to you.


How do you maintain confidentiality?
Every member of our team who works on your memoir—from the writer to the editor to the cover designer—has agreed to confidentiality provisions.


Do you have any samples?
Yes. We can send you a few samples (with the clients’ permission). Please fill out this form so we can send them to you.


Is there enough in my life to write about?
Yes. Our ghostwriters are skilled interviewers who will help you identify interesting anecdotes to include in your book. Contrary to popular belief, no one’s life is “too boring”; everyone has fascinating thoughts and anecdotes to share.


Will my book sound like it was written in my voice?
Yes. The interviews are about more than simply collecting information from you. They’re also an opportunity to capture your essence so that your ghostwriter can write the book in your voice and in the tone you specified during your Vision Meeting.


Can I pay for my book in installments?
Yes.
US$3,995 for the Remembered Forever Package can be paid in two installments.
US$19,500 for the Friends and Family Package can be paid in four installments.
US$75,000 or US$125,000 for the Bestseller Package can be paid in eight installments.
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