You’ve written the book.



It’s time to let the world know what you have to say.

You need the right partner to help you with the process.

This is my passion – let me be your partner.

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About David Ratner

David Ratner has over 25 years of experience focused on book publicity, brand and thought leadership development, relationship building, and consulting related to the publishing industry. He is the former president of one of the country’s largest book PR agencies.

Specializing in Nonfiction

Books Are Your Best Brand Equity Asset — Use it!

David Ratner Publicity specializes in working with nonfiction authors who have a variety of goals. While years ago it was all about selling books, many of today’s authors are looking for more. Books have quickly emerged as one of the most effective tools to help authors build their brand/platform, raise awareness for their expertise and thought leadership, create new inbound business/speaking opportunities, enhance their social profile, and much more.

Over the years David has been privileged to work with a wide range of academics, business leaders, consultants, entrepreneurs, medical professionals, political/public policy advocates and other thought leaders ranging from household names to those looking to expand their profile. David partners with a talented group of senior level book publicists with extensive experience and deep knowledge of how media works.

What Clients Are Saying

“David and the whole team are incredibly dedicated and hard-working, and they delivered numerous opportunities to write content for or be interviewed by business publications over a very short period of time. David's fees are sensible, his team is clearly held in high regard by their media contacts and they produce results. Highly recommended!”

—Claire Brooks, President of ModelPeople Inc.

“I have worked with David Ratner on all of my books and would not choose to work with anyone else. He is a terrific partner who offers valuable and candid insight. He and his team set realistic expectations that were met and surpassed! I’ll keep writing and David will keep being my partner.”

—Cash Nickerson, author of multiple books including LISTENING AS A MARTIAL ART, GETTING TO NEXT, STAGNATION, and BOOMERangs

“One look at the media tab on my website underscores the exceptional approach David Ratner took to promote my recently released book, A CLIMB TO THE TOP. From Forbes to Fast Company, to CEO Magazine, David promoted my book to these critical media outlets allowing me to focus on my speaking and consulting business.”

—Chuck Garcia, author of A CLIMB TO THE TOP: Leadership & Communication Tactics to Take Your Career to New Heights

“David cares deeply about client satisfaction. I've hired him many times over the years and am always impressed and happy with the results. He and his staff truly do all they can to make sure that a campaign is successful. David has great instincts about book publishing in general and can be hugely helpful navigating all the stages of the life of a book from editorial to marketing, publicity and sales.”

—Marian Brown, Senior director of Publicity, Henry Hold & Company

“David and his staff go above and beyond to get the best results. And most importantly, we share the same values of trust and honest communication; he and his staff are just marvelous people to partner with. I would wholeheartedly recommend them for any stage of your business.”

—Rosalinda Randall, Civility and Etiquette Speaker, Author

“I engaged David Ratner and his team to support me with the launch of my new book. They were professional, proactive, and thoughtful in their approach – and they delivered results! I was very impressed and will not hesitate using them again!”


“I have been delighted with the work David Ratner has done for me. We laid out a strategic plan that was initiated and integrated with an overall marketing campaign I had envisioned to execute. His team’s work led me to opportunities for book and concept/content exposure that I never would have had going it alone. I received terrific media coverage which also resulted in speaking engagements. David and his team were a pleasure to work with – practical, professional, and offering keen insight, great communication, and valuable guidance. I will certainly work with him again on my next book!”

—David Wimer, author of INSIGHT: Business Advice in An Age of Complexity