Kathleen Matthews Schmidt
Kathleen Schmidt has over 15 years of experience in book publishing, throughout which she has worked with a variety of New York Times bestselling authors and celebrities. In 2006, she was part of the team that launched The Secret by Rhonda Byrne, and in 2009, she had the privilege of working on The Time of My Life by the late Patrick Swayze and his wife Lisa Niemi. Since founding KMSPR in 2010, Kathleen Schmidt has worked with authors and publishers on traditional and digital media campaigns, social media platforms, and overall branding and marketing. Her clients have included New York Times Bestselling authors J. Courtney Sullivan and Buzz Bissinger. Kathleen is also a member of Women's Media Group, a New York-based nonprofit association of women who have achieved prominence in the many fields of media. She has written for BabyStyle Magazine, The Wall Street Journal’s “Speakeasy” column, and Post Partum Progress.
Her tweets can be found @bookgirl96
Commonly Asked Questions
When should I consider a digital campaign?
ALWAYS! Today, more than ever, it is important to have a presence online.
Is social media as scary as it sounds?
Not at all. We walk our clients through the process of creating and maintaining a social media profile.
Do you work with clients who have big and small budgets?
Yes. We try to accommodate all budgets, big and small.
Do you charge a fee for an initial phone consultation?
No. During the first conversation with a prospective client, we collect information that will help us understand the project and their goals for it.
We’ve had our initial conversation and I’d like to see a proposal. Do you charge a fee for that?
No. We write proposals for clients in good faith. After a proposal is accepted by a client, we execute a contract. While a project is in the proposal phase, we communicate with the client to make sure everyone’s expectations are aligned.