Bill Gottlieb, CHC, has worked as a self-employed author of health books, a health journalist, an editorial and marketing consultant, a book packager, a certified health coach, and a writer of direct response advertising copy. Bill has authored and co-authored 14 published books, with his 15th scheduled for publication in Spring 2016. His books have sold 2.5 million copies and been translated into 10 languages. Bill’s articles on health have appeared in many national magazines and periodicals, including: Alternative Medicine, Best Life, Bottom Line/Health, Bottom Line/Personal, Cosmo, Health, Healthy Woman from Bottom Line, Men’s Health, Natural Health, Natural Solutions, New Beauty, Organic Gardening, Prevention, Reader’s Digest, Runner’s World, Self, and Women’s Sports.
Bill starred in a two-minute TV commercial in 1990 that was broadcast more than 50,000 times, selling more than 2 million copies of The Doctors Book of Home Remedies. He subsequently made four other 1- and 2-minute TV commercials for health books from Rodale Books. Gottlieb has appeared on dozens of national and local television and radio shows to discuss his books, including: Good Morning America, Every Day with Joan Lunden (who invited him onto her cable show after he appeared on the ABC show), CNN, and NPR. Local TV appearances have included FOX, NBC, ABC and CBS affiliates in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Denver, San Francisco, Sacramento and San Diego. In 2011, Bottom Line Publications produced an infomercial starring Gottlieb that promoted two of his books, Speed Healing and Breakthroughs in Natural Healing 2011. In the testing phase, it was broadcast in more than 50 local markets across the U.S. Gottlieb was the celebrity interviewee for a series of five, 30-minute radio commercials produced by Healthy Directions, one of America’s leading companies providing content about and products for natural health. Gottlieb is also the owner and editorial director of the book packaging company, Good For You Books.
In June 2012, Gottlieb completed a one-year program to earn his certification as a health coach, with the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. He graduated in July, 2012, and is certified by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners.
As a direct response copywriter, he has written 32-page, full-color direct mail marketing packages (magalogs) for the books Energy Forever, Disease-Free at 60+, The Natural Fat-Loss Pharmacy, and The Sugar Solution, and has consulted on direct response marketing with the publishing company Online Publishing and Marketing and the supplement company EcoNugenics. As a marketing consultant, he has guided or assisted the development of new editorial or product programs for Oxmoor House (Time Home Entertainment), Hearst Publications, HCI Direct, Lang Naturals, Bottom Line Publications, and Healthy Directions. Six months after the loss of his wife of 18 years to breast cancer in December, 2013, Gottlieb wrote a two-part series on loss, love and healing that was sent to the 25,000 readers of the e-newsletter distributed by Jacob Teitelbaum, MD, and subsequently reprinted by Cancer Strategies Journal, a medical journal focusing on alternative and integrative treatments for cancer. In the year after his wife’s death, he wrote a spousal loss memoir (One More Rainbow), 16 sections of which have been published in several literary journals. In Fall 2015, he is launching a new blog, Love After Death: True Mystic Stories of Loss and Reconnection, in the spirituality channel at patheos.com, the largest faith, religious and spirituality site on the web.
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