Richard Johnson Hits Amazon Best-Seller List With “Stand Apart”

Orem, UT – January 23, 2014 – Richard Johnson, Founder and CEO of 21st Century Marketing Systems, Inc., 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!” Richard Johnson contributed a chapter titled “The ABC’s of a USP – Marketing For Exponential Growth.”

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.”

Since 1990, Richard has been helping small businesses in all industries grow sales and profits exponentially using his Exponential Sales Marketing System.  These include retail, wholesale, professional, service and manufacturing businesses.

Richard is the creator and developer of 21st Century Marketing Systems’ four step Exponential Sales Marketing System.  His system is an approved growth system for manufacturers through the U.S. Commerce department's business development division.  The system is licensed with nine Manufacturing Extension Partnership centers around the country. In 2007, Dell Computer Marketing Centers began to include steps of The Exponential Sales Marketing System as part of their learning system.

After such a successful release, Richard Johnson 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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About Richard Johnson:

Since 1994 Richard has trained and certified hundreds of marketing consultants and coaches worldwide including the US, the UK, Nigeria, Luxemburg, Australia, Greece, Ireland, Canada and Holland. These consultants help business owners in their local areas implement The Exponential Sales Marketing System.

His book Twenty-five Ways To Improve Sales Without Spending An Extra Dime On Advertising was published in 1999 by CRISP business publications.  Richard is now in the process of launching his new E-Book  :  The Exponential Sales Marketing System.

With his marketing and sales expertise along with a Masters in Business Degree, Richard is continuing to make The Exponential Sales Marketing System available to small business owners worldwide.

Richard is married to his wife Melanie and has four children. He enjoys music, reading, history, and grilling.

About Celebrity Press™:

Celebrity Press™ is a business book publisher that publishes books from thought leaders around the world. Celebrity Press™ specializes in helping its authors grow their businesses through book publishing. Celebrity Press™ has published books alongside Brian Tracy, Dr. Ivan Misner, Ron Legrand, Mari Smith, Kelly O’Neil, Alexis Martin Neely and many of the biggest experts across diverse fields.

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