Stephen Bosch and Kevin O’Shea Hit Amazon Best-Seller List With “Stand Apart”

Kirkland, WA – March 7, 2014 – Marketplace and consumer-behavior experts Stephen Bosch and Kevin O’Shea, Co-Founders of BrandTruth®, recently joined best-selling author and marketing expert, Dan Kennedy, along with a select group of the world’s leading experts to co-write the book titled, Stand Apart: Stand Out Strategies from Today's Leading Entrepreneurs and Professionals to Help You Achieve Health, Wealth, & Success. The book was released on January 16, 2014 by CelebrityPress™ - a leading business book publisher.

CelebrityPress™ describes the book: “The people who stand apart in the New Economy are not the ‘same old, same old.’ Stand Apart is a compilation of practical advice from authors all around the world. You can read for yourself the way that the Celebrity Experts® in this book, led by Dan Kennedy, stand apart. These are people who willingly share their knowledge and will guide and coach you to success in their fields. They have accomplished their goals and…stand apart!” Kevin O’Shea and Stephen Bosch contributed a chapter titled “Stop It! You’re Scaring Me! – Or How Apple Computer Launched Our Business.”

On the day of release, Stand Apart reached best-seller status in four categories - reaching as high as #2 in the “Direct Marketing” category.  The book also reached best-seller status in the following categories: “Sales and Selling,” “Marketing” and “Entrepreneurship.”

BrandTruth® is a team of dedicated Brand Marketing and Retail industry veterans who use their extensive experiences in connecting with and aligning with consumers, to find powerful solutions on how to sell more effectively to them.

Stephen Bosch is the president and Managing Partner of BrandTruth. He co-founded the company in 2002 as a way of more powerfully applying his 20+ (now 30+) years of experience in appraising how some of world’s largest and most iconic brands (including P&G, NIKE, Coca-Cola, Adidas, Microsoft, HP, Apple, Nintendo, and others) connect or disconnect with their customers.


Kevin O’Shea is a co-founder of BrandTruth and he has a long and varied retail, branding and qualitative research background. Kevin’s management career spans 25+ years, allowing exposure to all levels of retail branding and product/service execution. Starting his career in the grocery and FMCG arena, he was eventually recruited by San Francisco branding pioneer ESPRIT and became an integral part of their management team. As a director and 10-year corporate officer for the trendy apparel brand, he was responsible for developing and supporting multiple programs and brand initiatives for such major retail accounts as Federated Department Stores (Now Macy’s Inc.), May Company, Dillard’s, Saks Inc., Kohl’s and Nordstrom.


After such a successful release, Kevin O’Shea and Stephen Bosch will be recognized by The National Academy of Best-Selling Authors™, an organization that honors authors from many of the leading independent best-seller lists.

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The royalties from this project will be given to Entrepreneur’s International Foundation, a not for profit organization dedicated to creating unique launch campaigns to raise money and awareness for charitable causes.

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