Rob Eagar is one of the most accomplished book marketing experts in America and a leading specialist in the field of direct-to-consumer sales. He’s personally coached over 450 authors, consulted with top publishing houses, and helped clients hit the New York Times bestseller list three different ways, including new fiction, new non-fiction, and backlist non-fiction. He even helped a book become a New York Times bestseller after 23 years in print!
Rob’s expertise involves helping hard-working authors build platforms that consistently grow over time. He does not accept clients who “just want to hit the bestseller list.”
Rob’s consulting practice, Wildfire Marketing, has attracted numerous bestselling authors, including Dr. Gary Chapman, DeVon Franklin, Lysa TerKeurst, Wanda Brunstetter, and Dr. John Townsend. In addition, he’s consulted with imprints of the world’s best-known publishers, such as HarperCollins (Thomas Nelson, Zondervan), Hachette (FaithWords), Simon & Schuster (Howard Books), and Penguin / Random House (Waterbrook).
As an expert in direct-to-consumer marketing, Rob has also provided proven growth tactics for retailers, museums, leadership development companies, educational institutions, and non-profit organizations. Clients include GiANT Worldwide, Our Sunday Visitor, Proverbs 31, Campus Crusade, Growing Leaders, etc.
Rob is the author of Sell Your Book Like Wildfire published by Writers Digest. As a speaker, he’s taught at over 170 events to more than 35,000 people. He is a frequent guest at conferences and trade associations across America. Rob has served as a contributing writer and educator for Book Business Magazine, Digital Book World, Writer’s Digest, and Reedsy Learning. His national media appearances include interviews on the CBS Early Show, CNN Radio, and the Los Angeles Times.
Rob has been married to Ashley the wonderful for 18 years. They reside near Atlanta, GA. When he isn’t consulting, you can find Rob fly-fishing for monster trout, breaking 40mph on his road bike, or loudly playing his drums.
“Rob was tough, but it was well worth it. In the end, we increased our sales, expanded our base of potential partners, and had our best financial year yet.”
Dr. Tim Elmore, Founder and President of Growing Leaders
“I recommend Rob Eagar to any author looking to take their book campaign to a higher level.”
Dr. Gary Chapman, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Five Love Languages
“I’m convinced that we achieved great results because of Rob and WildFire Marketing.”
Sealy Yates, Founder of Yates & Yates Literary Agency
“I give Rob Eagar my highest recommendation. If you want to increase book sales, make him the first person you hire.”
Lysa TerKeurst, New York Times bestselling author of Made to Crave and Unglued
“I’m happy with what Rob did for me, and I highly recommend him.”
Dr. John Townsend, New York Times bestselling author of Boundaries