Jay Artale

Jay Artale Author Writer Bio

About Jay Artale

Jay is the Founder of the Birds of a Feather Non-Fiction Writer's Collective, and the project coordinator working with authors to facilitate their self-publishing journey.

Originally from the flatlands and big skies of rural Norfolk in eastern England, Jay is a British Expat who spent two decades in Los Angeles, before relocating to Bodrum Turkey. After 17 years as a Project Manager and corporate Global Operations Executive and for an Entertainment company, Jay took a career diversion. In this new role, she combines her strategic approach to problem solving with extensive project management and planning expertise. She works with small businesses and entrepreneurs to build their online presence and achieve their business goals. She's also a writes and publishes her own Travel Guide series.

Content Marketing & Social Media Strategy

Jay first became involved in Content Marketing and Social Media Strategy to support the launch of her Travel Website and publication of her Travel Guide Books.

She has since accumulated a loyal client-base of brands and businesses who leverage her Content Marketing and Social Media Management acumen.

Building Your Author Brand

Jay excels at working with solo-preneurs and small businesses to develop their brand voice. She will show you how to use tools and techniques to take control of your own online presence, but is available to provide consulting services for any of the content marking and social media management tasks you need to delegate.

She runs a monthly #PinterestForAuthors giveaway that enables her to offer free advice and support to Authors looking to build their brand with pins and boards.


Author Member of ALLi

Screen Shot 2015-10-13 at 6.36.28 PMAuthor Member of the Alliance of Independent Authors, a non-profit professional association for authors who self-publish.

Journalist at The Alliance of International Travel Writers Alliance

International Travel Writers AllianceThe International Travel Writers Alliance is the world's largest association of professional travel writers, editors, broadcasters and photographers.

Author Member of NFAA

NonFiction Authors Association Member Jay ArtaleMember of the Nonfiction Authors Association, A educational community to monetise your author business.

Mentor at WoMentoring

WoMentoring Social Media Mentor Jay ArtaleJay is a Social Media Mentor at WoMentoringProject. A team that helps to give female voices that would otherwise find it hard to be heard, a greater opportunity of reaching their true potential.

PMI Member

PMI Member Jay ArtaleJay was a member of the Project Management Institute, the world's leading professional association for Project Managers. As an experienced Project Manager with global project experience she brings a high level of collaboration, discipline and organization to everything she does.


Event Co-Organiser

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FOR Indie Author Fringe: Co-organiser with Author's Orna Ross and David Penny, of the Alliance of Independent Author's free online conference series for independent authors and self-publishing. Events for 2015 will be tied to London Book Fair, BEA (Chicago) & Frankfurt Book Fair. Role also includes Social Media
Strategy and Activity to promote and support each event.

Social Media Manager

ALLi Logo Social Media Strategy and Management of the Alliance of Independent Author's social networks. Manage a team of social media assistants to deliver timely and relevant self-publishing content across private and public Facebook groups, Twitter stream, private LinkedIn group and Google Community.

Contributing Editor

 ALLi Logo Monthly event blog posts and to raise the profile of the Alliance of Independent Author's events, publications and campaigns to increase their visibility across the web and build membership engagement.

Book Launch

Orna Ross LogoFOR Orna Ross: Book Launch social media support for release of "Her Secret Rose" (fiction) including promotion of a crowd funder campaign. Promotional activity for non-fiction "Go Creative" series.

Pinterest for Authors

Pinterest for Authors logoHost a Pinterest for Author Giveaways offering a month of Indie Author Advice to Authors wanting to build their Author Brand with Pins and Boards. This includes an initial evaluation, recommendations for building their Pinterest following, and a strategic action plan.

Event Social Media

Indie ReCon Online Conference for Authors

FOR Indie ReCon: Managed Social Media activity for Indie ReCon, a 3-day online Conference for Authors, held in April 2015. Managed Twitter and Facebook event page.