Bridget Marmion, who has had long tenures in sales and marketing at FSG, Random House and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, has started her own firm, Your Expert Nation, which will offer author-clients publicity and marketing campaigns. Marmion is partnered in the business with Rich Kelley, who initially worked with her at FSG, and now works as a specialist in social media.

Explaining the firm, Marmion said, in an announcement, that it will rely on "category experts" and that she has " developed a national network of these go-to experts in virtually every genre and service."