STRONGPrint PUBLISHING is a best-in-class book publishing imprint formed after Amber Vilhauer and her colleagues watched long-standing traditional and hybrid publishing companies dissolve quickly, leaving their authors with no publishing next steps and a financial loss. We knew there had to be a better way.

What we all have in common: Unwavering excellence in service, we take NO royalties, require NO print minimums, and agree YOU should own full rights to your content.

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We invite you to leave your STRONGPrint in the world.

How It Works?

We invite you to leave your STRONGPrint in the world.

Trusted By:

Leading By Our Core Values



The two things that will sell your book long-term include ongoing, strategic marketing and “excellent” book content. You can’t sacrifice quality, ever, in this market.



We have long craved authors protecting their unique voice and vision and publishing the book they want to get out into the world (vs. many companies shape production to fit their production needs).



When you onboard, you aren’t just getting an Account Manager to guide you through a cookie-cutter process. You get the security of the top publishing and launch strategists in the country, backing your customized workflow with a high degree of dedication and intentionality.

The Collective

Amber Vilhauer

Amber Vilhauer is a Books & Business strategist, multi-bestselling author, speaker, and the Founder of NGNG Enterprises (NoGutsNoGlory), an Inc. 5000 top marketing agency. Amber has helped thousands of entrepreneurs align their business with their core talents and desires to naturally scale revenue and impact. She does this by implementing custom marketing strategies, launching bestselling books, and growing engaged followings that convert. She is the author of Infinite Impact and co-author of The Long Forest Trail with her son, Clay.

Ashley Bunting with Merack Publishing

Merack Publishing is a boutique, hybrid publishing house that produces most of the published books for STRONGPrint. Your book will be uploaded in all versions (Paperback, Hardcover, and eBook) for worldwide distribution and sale through Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Ingram, and other trade outlets. The project scope includes cover design, typesetting, sales-focused synopsis, final proofreading, all ISBN and registration needs, Audiobook upload, Amazon and other retailer page optimization, category selection, paperback copies delivered before launch, and more. They know how to offer a service rooted in Unwavering Excellence, so AmberV chose them to manage the fulfillment of STRONGPrint author's books. After your book launches, we don't keep any of your royalties. 100% of the book's profit goes straight to you.

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Kelly Notaras with KN Literary Arts

KN Literary Arts is the creation of twenty-year publishing veteran Kelly Notaras. After starting her career in New York City as an editor for HarperCollins, Penguin USA, and Hyperion Books, she relocated several years ago to Boulder, Colorado. Since 2013, she and her impressive team have helped over 2,500 authors get their story or message on the page, including New York Times bestsellers The Tapping Solution by Nick Ortner, as well as all three of Nancy Levin’s popular books Jump . . . and Your Life Will Appear, Worthy and The New Relationship Blueprint. KN's mission is to support authors who wish to be positive changemakers. They wholeheartedly believe in the alchemy of partnership and pride themselves on creating collaborative teams that unlock every author’s fullest potential.

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Kevin Anderson & Associates

KA empowers authors through book writing, editing, and publishing navigation. Their impressive, long-standing team is responsible for 19 #1 New York Times Bestsellers, 310+ National Bestsellers, and 2100+ Traditionally published books, selling over 100 million copies. Amber has partnered with KA for years as a strategic coach to their go-getter authors and fully endorses their ghostwriting, book coaching and editing, and publishing strategy services. If traditional publishing is your goal, know that KA works directly with the industry’s top literary agents, publishers, hybrid presses, and publicists to build and execute the optimal publishing strategy to achieve your goals.

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Ashley de Tello

De Tello Publishing is a company born out of Ashley's passion for the power of words. With a background in international relations, economics, and political science, she and her team thrive on making difficult topics easy to understand and fun to read. They intimately understand that you need to get your message in front of the people who matter, build a relationship with your audience, and drive profitable action. Rather than leave you to figure out each piece of the content marketing and publishing puzzles individually, Ashley, her team, and her extensive network of professionals can seamlessly deliver precisely what you need from start to finish.

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Jenn Grace with Publish Your Purpose

An award-winning author, nationally recognized speaker, and savvy publishing strategist, Jenn T. Grace is the founder of Publish Your Purpose. Jenn leads ambitious authors through every aspect of writing, editing, and publishing so their book strategically aligns with their business objectives. Whether it’s a business guide that shows the breadth of their expertise or an emotional memoir that takes readers deep into life’s challenges, she helps authors articulate their purpose and fulfill their mission.

Jenn has published the books of over 100 business owners, entrepreneurs, speakers, and memoirists so more diverse stories can exist in the world. She is the author of six books, including her memoir, House on Fire. Jenn has been featured in Forbes, The Huffington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and CNBC.

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AJ Harper

AJ Harper is an editor and publishing strategist who helps authors write foundational books that enable them to build readership, grow their brand, and significantly impact the world. As a ghostwriter and as a developmental editor, she has worked with newbies to New York Times bestselling authors with millions of books sold. AJ is a writing partner to business author Mike Michalowicz. They’ve written six books, including Profit First, The Pumpkin Plan, Fix This Next, and others. Through her Top Three Book Workshops and Retreats, AJ empowers authors with insider publishing knowledge and guides them through book development, writing, and editing.

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Tim Heller

Tim is our preferred vendor for all of your Audiobook needs. Tim is a voiceover actor, creative entrepreneur, podcaster, and sound producer. If you want to record your audiobook, he can consult with you, ship equipment, support you with recording, edit your files, and prepare for Amazon upload. If you would like Tim or another actor to record your audiobook, he can supply you with samples and actors to choose from and then manage the entire process through upload. Authors make more money and have a more significant impact with audio. Don’t leave this off your action list!

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Anna David with Legacy Launch Pad

Anna David is the New York Times bestselling author of eight books and founder of Legacy Launch Pad Publishing. She has repeatedly appeared on Today, The Talk, Good Morning America, and numerous other programs and has been a featured speaker at three TedX events.

At Legacy Launch Pad, she helps her clients achieve similar results. Since its inception, Legacy Launch Pad has published dozens of books that have become Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestsellers. As a result of their books, clients have landed on TEDx stages in mainstream media and have added hundreds of thousands of dollars to their bottom line.

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Nicole Gebhardt with Niche Pressworks

Nicole and her team support leaders, speakers, coaches/consultants, and niche experts on their journey to create purpose-driven paydays with mission-driven messages. They are known for their deep dive into multiple aspects of your business vision to help you get the fans, clients, speaking engagements, interviews, and partners you need to make a real difference. Nicole believes every good marketing plan starts within the context of a solid three-year strategy. Their Done-for-You Publishing model gives you the advantages of self-publishing with professional publishing support, including NO publisher royalties, NO sales commissions, and NO print minimums. You will always get wholesale prices for your books, retain all the profits & rights, and own ALL your accounts and content.

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In addition to book and production experts:

AmberV has an additional Collective of photo/videographers, customer experience specialists, podcast producers, course and community experts, and more. 

Schedule a complimentary Discovery Call with Amber today for a deep-dive conversation and detailed follow-up of your ideal publishing and business growth path.

Authors We Celebrate

What Authors Are Saying

"In working with Amber to help launch my book, what I found is that she knows what it takes to be successful to launch and to garner support to present your book in a way that makes people want to not only support it influence it and buy it."
Beth Hendler-Grunt
Author of The Great Next Step
"Amber is constantly doing the thing, she’s putting in the work, she’s doing the research, she’s adapting to the market, and always sharing her experience with you."
Jamie V
Jamie Vanek
Author of Buried in Business
"If I could put one word to describe Amber V, it would be authentic. Together, she will be able to support you in helping you get to the best possible outcome, support you and amplify your message out there in supporting you as a human being and supporting you as a leader.."
Ashish Kothari
Author of Hardwired for Happiness
"I worked with Amber on a book project and found her to be a life line for staying on task, being helpful and a real champion through the entire process. I would highly recommend her."
Diana Gabriel
"Amber is a one-in-a-million marketing professional. In my 20 years as a copywriter I've come across very few people who combine talent, intelligence, drive and inspiration with the power and passion that Amber does. Her work is amazing and partnering with her on projects is a joy. She truly cares about the people she works with, and the results she achieves are always first-rate. I highly recommend working with her."
Casey Demchak
Author of Essential Sales Writing Secrets
"Right from the get go, when we first met several years ago on a call over zoom, we could just feel each other’s energy. She’s not afraid to open up and we need more of that. Amber is a truly authentic leader."
Brad Ritter
Author of School of Grit







On the Book writing side: Our Collective vendors are dedicated to creating an environment where your input is valued and incorporated. With attention to detail, they offer meticulous design and production, paving the way for your book’s sustained long-term success.

On the Book “launch” and business growth side: NGNG™ Enterprises (standing for NoGutsNoGlory!), led by Books & Business strategist and CEO Amber Vilhauer, is committed to optimizing your entire business operation with expertise in a wide range of areas, including branding, web design, customer journey, monetization models, team dynamics, culture building, marketing operations, podcast content creation, course development and community building. Additionally, Amber excels in providing customized strategies for scaling wealth, health, and impact. For over 17 years in the online business industry, Amber has consistently delivered robust strategies across these diverse topics on a daily basis.

Amber’s son Clay named the imprint “STRONGPrint,”… encouraging all authors to be strong-willed to get their message out to the world, strong in the marketing approach, and strong in their overall decision-making. You are stepping into a world of family legacy, and we welcome you wholeheartedly!

Schedule a complimentary Discovery Call with Amber today for a deep-dive conversation and detailed follow-up of your ideal publishing and business growth path.