We had the good fortune of connecting with Nikko TooGood and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Nikko, can you walk us through the thought-process of starting your business?
The Black Authors Matter Book Tour was created to give African American Authors and Supported Authors an opportunity to really showcase their books and the message “GEMS” with in the pages. I created this tour simply because I would receive a lot of inquires from authors wanting public relations services but not all being able to afford the retainer that come along with really pushing a book and gaining high level media attention. It would really pull on my hearts string. So I wanted to create a way to help.

One day it woke me up out of my sleep. “The Black Authors Matter Book Tour” a platform to give the words written by authors the opportunity to soar

Can you give our readers an introduction to your business? Maybe you can share a bit about what you do and what sets you apart from others?
The Black Authors Matter tour has one goal and it is to spread literacy across the country. We want to be able to give highlight to usung authors and help them market their books. In the year 2022 we have the goal to publish 100 children/teen authors and also put 200 authors into the national library foundation. The goal is to help get the books into youth and allow them to see that their our authors and stories that they can relate to. We are set apart because we built this lane. We engineered this level of greatness. We got here because , as the Curator I understood the assignment and ensured I stuck to the plan. I surrounded myself with people who understand my vision but weren’t afraid to critique me and give me valuable feedback. I overcame the challenge of myself not letting my past or fear stop from turning my vision into tangible reality.

I want the to world to know that The Black Authors Matter Tour was created to give voice to the word written. It is a launching pad of success and promise. We simply want to see black writers thrive.

If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
_ Twelve Hotel Atlantic Station -Pricci
-Blue Martini

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
The Black Authors Matter team really keeps me grounded and calm me down. This tour has really become a passion of mines. So its very important for me to keep my emotions in tack. It literally chokes me up, the work that I am doing. I am grateful to me team for trusting me and my vision and following me into uncharted waters

Website: www.thebamtour.com

Instagram: dabamtour

Linkedin: Nikko TooGood

Facebook: The Black Authors Matter Tour

Image Credits
JUSJEAN PHOTOS

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