A Bristol entrepreneur and author has been chosen as a finalist for The Business Book Awards 2023.
Felicity Cowie, a double Royal Television Society Award-winning former BBC, ITV and
Panorama journalist, has been recognised for her book Exposure: Insider Secrets to Make Your Business a Go-To Authority for Journalists.
The Nailsea business consultant’s book is one of six finalist books within the ‘start up/scale up’ category of the awards.
Felicity’s book is one of 300, written by business leaders and entrepreneurs across the world, which have been entered into this year’s awards.
— felicitycowie (@felicitycowie) December 17, 2022
Felicity started to write her book during the Covid-19 pandemic and went on to gain a publishing contract with Practical Inspiration Publishing after winning its competition to seek new titles.
Since Felicity’s book was published and launched at Waterstones in The Galleries in June 2022, she has gone on to teach workshops at Engine Shed, via Set Squared, at the hive business centre and further afield too.
Felicity Cowie said she felt “incredibly excited” to be nominated and called it a “wonderful surprise”.
She said: “As an entrepreneur myself I know it’s so important to gain all sorts of skills which can be right outside your comfort zone, in order to make your business a success.
“The fantastic thing about the Business Book Awards is that they make it possible for businesses to identify affordable expertise and so, for the low cost of a book, can get up to speed on a huge range of skills.
“I really wanted to give founders a toolkit to demystify how to work with journalists so that they could get great headlines which can have a huge impact when attempting to grow a business and attract investment and customers.”
The winners of the awards will be announced in London on May 16.
Main photo: Felicity Cowie
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