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Personal Branding Experts Nick Nanton and JW Dicks Hits Amazon Best-Seller List With “Against The Grain”

JW Dicks, business strategist and personal branding expert, and Nick Nanton, Top Agent to Celebrity Experts, recently hit five Amazon.com best-seller lists with the new book, “Against The Grain.”

Orlando, Fla. – September 10, 2013 Nick Nanton, Esq. and JW Dicks, Esq., Founders of The Dicks and Nanton Celebrity Branding Agency®, joined a select group of the world’s leading experts, along with noted business development expert, best-selling author and speaker, Brian Tracy, to co-author the book titled, Against The Grain: The World's Leading Experts Reveal How They Achieved Positive Results in a Down Economy! The book was released on September 5th, 2013 by CelebrityPress™ - a leading business book publisher.

Against The Grain showcases a group of Celebrity Experts® including entrepreneurs, mentors and coaches who have survived and thrived in the midst of the constantly changing marketplace – going Against The Grain. To the reader who wants to enjoy success, these Celebrity Experts® share with them proven ways to move forward with their plans and the mindset required to do it.

Nick and JW contributed a chapter titled “Stand Out and Break Out! How To Go Against the Grain With Storytelling.”

On the day of release, Against The Grain: The World's Leading Experts Reveal How They Achieved Positive Results in a Down Economy! achieved best-seller status in five Amazon.com categories.  The book reached best-seller status in the following categories: “Direct Marketing,” “Marketing,” “Entrepreneurship,” “Marketing and Sales” and “Personal Finance.”

JW Dicks is the Nation’s Foremost Expert on Personal Branding For Business Development, Attorney, Best-Selling Author, Entrepreneur and Business Strategist, JW has been called the “Expert to Experts,” written over 31 business books, and is Editor and Publisher of Celebrity Expert Insider Newsletter. He is a Director of the National Academy of Best Selling Authors and has received an Emmy Nomination as an Executive Producer.

An Emmy Award Winning Director and Producer, Nick Nanton, Esq., is known as the Top Agent to Celebrity Experts around the world for his role in developing and marketing business and professional experts, through personal branding, media, marketing and PR. Nick is recognized as the nation’s leading expert on personal branding as Fast Company Magazine’s Expert Blogger on the subject and lectures regularly on the topic at major universities around the world. His book Celebrity Branding You®, while an easy and informative read, has also been used a text book at the University level.

To order a copy of the book, please go to http://amzn.com/0989518728

The royalties from this project will be given to Entrepreneur’s International Foundation, a not for profit organization dedicated to creating unique launch campaigns to raise money and awareness for charitable causes.

About Nick Nanton, Esq.:

An Emmy Award Winning Director and Producer, Nick Nanton, Esq., is known as the Top Agent to Celebrity Experts around the world for his role in developing and marketing business and professional experts, through personal branding, media, marketing and PR. Nick is recognized as the nation’s leading expert on personal branding as Fast Company Magazine’s Expert Blogger on the subject and lectures regularly on the topic at major universities around the world. His book Celebrity Branding You®, while an easy and informative read, has also been used as a text book at the University level.

The CEO and Chief StoryTeller at The Dicks + Nanton Celebrity Branding Agency, an international agency with more than 1800 clients in 33 countries, Nick is an award winning director, producer and songwriter who has worked on everything from large scale events to television shows with the likes of Steve Forbes, Brian Tracy, Jack Canfield (The Secret, Creator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul Series), Michael E. Gerber, Tom Hopkins, Dan Kennedy and many more.

Nick is recognized as one of the top thought-leaders in the business world and has co-authored 31 best-selling books alongside Brian Tracy, Jack Canfield, Dan Kennedy, Dr. Ivan Misner (Founder of BNI), Jay Conrad Levinson (Author of the Guerilla Marketing Series), Super Agent Leigh Steinberg and many others, including the breakthrough hit Celebrity Branding You!®.

Nick has led the marketing and PR campaigns that have driven more than 1000 authors to Best-Seller status. Nick has been seen in USA Today, The Wall St. Journal, Newsweek, BusinessWeek, Inc. Magazine, The New York Times, Entrepreneur® Magazine, Forbes, FastCompany.com. and has appeared on ABC, NBC, CBS, and FOX television affiliates around the country, as well as CNN, FOX News, CNBC, and MSNBC from coast to coast.

Nick is a member of the Florida Bar, holds a JD from the University Of Florida Levin College Of Law, as well as a BSBA in Finance from the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business. Nick is a voting member of The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS, Home to The GRAMMYs), a member of The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (Home to the Emmy Awards) co-founder of the National Academy of Best-Selling Authors, a 16-time Telly Award winner, and spends his spare time working with Young Life, Downtown Credo Orlando, Entrepreneurs International and rooting for the Florida Gators with his wife Kristina and their three children, Brock, Bowen and Addison.

Learn more at http://www.NickNanton.com and http://www.CelebrityBrandingAgency.com

About J.W. Dicks:

JW Dicks, is America’s foremost expert on personal branding for business development and the Business Agent® to top Celebrity Experts. He is an advisor to clients internationally and has created business development and marketing campaigns that have produced sales of over a billion dollars in products and services. He is a Best Selling author with over 30 business books to his credit and has co-authored with Brian Tracy, Jack Canfield, Tom Hopkins, Dr. Ivan Misner and Mari Smith.

JW is called the “Expert to the Experts” and has appeared and been quoted in such national media as USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, Inc. Magazine, Entrepreneur, Forbes.com, CNBC.Com, and Fortune Small business. His television appearances include ABC, NBC, CBS and FOX affiliates around the country. He is the resident branding expert for Fast Company’s internationally syndicated blog and is the editor and publisher of Celebrity Expert Insider, a monthly newsletter to experts worldwide. He produces and syndicates a line of franchised business television shows and received an Emmy nomination as Executive Producer of the documentary film Jacob’s Turn.

JWDicks@DicksNanton.com  •  800.980.1626
http://www.DicksNanton.com

About Celebrity Press™:

Celebrity Press™ is a business book publisher that publishes books from thought leaders around the world. Celebrity Press™ specializes in helping its authors grow their businesses through book publishing. Celebrity Press™ has published books alongside Brian Tracy, Dr. Ivan Misner, Ron Legrand, Mari Smith, Kelly O’Neil, Alexis Martin Neely and many of the biggest experts across diverse fields.

Learn more at http://www.CelebrityPressPublishing.com