Meet the Crew
Laura Pepper Wu
Laura “fell” into book marketing and PR in early 2010.
It was the one time in her life that she didn’t resent being a clutz! In the last 3+ years she has marketed several titles to become Amazon best-sellers and coached dozens of authors into loving their book marketing and promotions as much as she does.
Book Marketing & Promotions: As featured on CNN.com, NBC, a variety of lifestyle magazines & websites. Head of Marketing for all 30 Day Books titles.
Serial Project Starter: Co-founder of 30 Day Books, Founder of Ladies Who Critique: A critique partner matching site, and member of the Young Entrepreneur Council, an invite-only nonprofit membership organization comprised of hundreds of America’s most successful young entrepreneurs.
Writer: Author of non-fiction wedding guides, The Stress Free Guide to Leaving Japan and book marketing “how-to guides”. Formerly a freelance magazine writer and speech writer for the Ambassador at the European Union’s Delegation to Japan.
Lover Of: Reading, entrepreneurship, travelling off the beaten path, finding great coffee shops around the world.& If you’re interested, Tokyo, Reykjavic and of course Seattle house her favorites to date :)
Laura was a guest on the Audio Byte Expert Interview radio show. Listen in here:
Along with English and Mandarin, Brandon speaks le geek speak and is not afraid to admit it! Always ten steps ahead of the latest technology, he jumped on the digital publishing wave before the rest of us had even heard of it and keeps 30 Day Books in line with the most up to the minute tech & gadgety things out there. Phew!
Independent Game Developer: with a background at EA working on The Sims series on PC/Mac/Consoles.
Business Strategist: Sony, founder of Studio Pepwuper.
Believer in: making things happen, great design, the power of good music and great coffee.
Previously a strategist at Sony and a developer at EA, Brandon is the founder of a creative studio who loves design, music, and games. He’s also a bestselling author on Amazon and an avid violin player. Brandon holds an MBA from USC and an Economics degree from UC Berkeley. (more about Brandon)
Brandon blogs at blog.brandonwu.co.
Chief Energizer: Sunshine keeps everyone in the office pretty darn happy. Just look at that face!
Loves: Long walks in the park, carrots and tofu.