THE TEAM

Jennifer Watson
Owner -MarketingDirector

 

Jenn has been a lover of words and a social butterfly since the day she was born. As a Marketing Director and Social Media Manager for a boutique publishing company, she honed her skills and knowledge and decided to do what she is most passionate about: help authors build their brand and a platform that will see them through their careers. Jenn specializes in Facebook and Bookbub advertising as well as building your readership with cross promotion and social media marketing. 

Working side by side with authors and publishers is her dream job, and doing so with her favorite story tellers is the icing on top of a very delicous cake. Jennifer currently lives in Texas where she loves to spoil her eight nieces and nephews.

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Brooke Nowiski
Social Media Specialist

 

Brooke's love of reading didn't start until college when she met a group of sparkly vampires, but it has since grown to encompass an overall love of romance. 

 

Brooke joined Social Butterfly in the summer of 2017 after a fortuitous meeting in Kentucky, and is excited to be part of the team. 

 

She currently enjoys her own happily ever after in Durham, North Carolina with her bearded husband, two wild boys, and a really terrible cat.

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ShannonPassmore
Graphic Design 

 

Shannon is a jack of all trades but specializes is graphic design. A long time blogger and lover of romance, she built her business from the ground up, creating covers and helping her clients take their brands to the next level. She also designs and formats both eBooks and Trade paperbacks. Shannon currently lives in Texas with her husband, adorable children and gigantic Great Dane puppy. 

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Nina Grinstead
Publicist

 

 

Nina is a lover of all things romance, especially anything that ends with an HEA. An avid fan of the erotic, contemporary and NA genres, Nina has been promoting authors through blogging and social media since June 2012. With a degree in PR and advertising she has used her past corporate and nonprofit experience in promoting authors whether indie or traditionally published and spreading the word about their books on all forms of social media. Nina is a true southern girl, growing up in Texas and currently living in Georgia with her handsome husband and two beautiful children.

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Mary Yeomans
Social Media Specialist

 

Mary is organized and keeps her team running like clock work. She's a social media specialist with a love for romance.

 

A blogger turned promoter, she has experience as a PA for multiple bestselling authors, 

running street teams as well as running sucessful tours. Mary 

loves the romance community and bringing readers their next favorite

read. 

 

She currently lives in Canada with her husband and two sons.

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Julie Linhart
Swag Specialist

 

Julie started her swag/promotional products company in 2002.  She has worked with many top companies such as Nike, Citigroup, Boy Scouts of America and many others.  She works with over 4000 factories in the industry and has access to over 800,000 products.  What really sets Julie and Swag Advantage apart from do it yourself online sites is that Julie works personally with you to help you find just the right product to meet your needs.  Instead of spending hours online going through the ordering process, Julie takes pride in making sure ordering swag is as simple as a phone call, email or facebook message.  Julie lives in Kansas with her husband, two man children and 3 dogs.

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 Emily Kidman
Publicist

 

 

 

Emily has been a lover of books since she opened up her first R.L Stein novel when she was 10 years old. Since then, she has found herself lost in the world of romance whether it be Paranormal, Contemporary, New Adult or YA. She is an absolute sucker for Taboo and for stories that take her to another world completely. She has been an active reviewer and blogger since 2010. She enjoys the challenge of creating inventive ways to promote authors and bringing their words to life with images. Emily is originally from Southern California and has lived in many places since, including Kansas and Hawaii. She currently resides in Utah with her husband of 13 years and their two precious children. 

 

 

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Hilary Suppes
Social Media Specialist

 

Hilary is outgoing and enthusiastic. She's a social media whiz with a head for business.

 

A self professed book babe, she devours books like it's her job - which of course it is. Specializing in blog tour organization, social media management and marketing, Hilary loves to work alongside authors, giving them the guidence they need while allowing them to do what they love best ... write!

 

She helps run a successful blog which has over 15,000 followers and currently lives in Kansas with her husband and young son and adorable daughter.

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Sarah Ferguson
JuniorPublicist

 

 

Sarah likes her romance hot and her men dirty. And really, what could be better? 

 

Sarah joined Social Butterfly PR in 2016 and quickly climbed the ranks as a blog tour specialist to junior publicist. As SBPR's secret weapon, she's a jack of all trades, who keeps Jenn organized and on her toes.  

 

She currently lives in Ohio with her three rambunctious kiddos, two adorable wookies and her very own swoony alpha hero.

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Chanpreet Singh
Social Media Specialist

 

Chanpreet Singh has been a long time lover of happily ever afters. A voracious reader, she began as a blogger in 2012, and due to serendipitous events joined the Social Butterfly team. 

 

She now has a much better appreciation and understanding for all it is authors, publicists, and bloggers do. She's excited to be working with such an amazing group of women and learning as much as she can along the way.

Chanpreet currently lives in Atlanta, Georgia and in her spare time can often be found traveling the country to book events, doing what she loves most . . . engaging with authors and readers,  and sharing the love for the romance community.

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