As radio show host of Moments with Marianne, Marianne Pestana brings a transformative hour that covers an endless array of topics with the ‘best of the best.’ Guests are leaders in their fields, ranging from inspirational authors, top industry leaders, business and spiritual entrepreneurs. Each guest is gifted, and a true visionary! As a recognized leader in her own work, and while teaching others to develop, refocus, and grow; Marianne brings the best guests, and sometimes a special surprise. Don't miss this – you never know just which ‘moment’ will change your life forever.

Whether you want to self-publish your debut book or are a New York Times bestselling author, Marianne Pestana can assist and guide you through the difficult demands of book development, brand implementation, social media outreach, promotion and publicity.

Marianne Pestana is a literary publicist who is dedicated to helping authors and publishers with their promotion, marketing, and media relations. She creates effective book buzz as well as author recognition using social media and branding techniques that increase book sales. Her work often leads to lucrative strategic alliances and on going media appearances. Marianne carefully designs and implements a personalized book marketing strategy that has taken many of the authors that work with her to become #1 Best-sellers, while also garnering them prestigious book awards.


As a highly successful business consultant for over 14 years who utilizes social media to create extraordinary impact, Marianne has blazed a trail for many entrepreneurs, authors, business owners, corporations, and individuals towards their level of success. Often she is asked: How did you get that media attention for them? What are you doing differently that got them that publicity? How did everything just fall into place for you? The answer is always the same: She expects success for her clients, and she gets it!

Marianne is passionate about helping you to accelerate your business and profits. Over the years, her experience and intuition has successfully identified and developed opportunities for accelerated grown in a competitive marketplace for her clients. She uses an integrated marketing, literary publicity, social media strategy and offers leadership mentoring specifically designed for you and your needs. Every business and marketing strategy is different. So why use a cookie cutter approach that would work for some businesses and not for others? When working with Marianne, you'll have an innovative approach towards your goals.

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"Loved working with Marianne, she had me featured on so much television and radio it was almost more than I could handle" - A.T., Oscar Award winning producer & Bestselling Author

"Marianne is pre-eminent as a publicist, I count myself privileged to be one of her clients. If you want the best, need the most talented, demand top of the line, then look no further than this warrior-woman who takes on any challenge to advance your business" - Dr. My Haley, widow of Alex Haley and contributor to the epic ROOTS

"Marianne's insights, knowledge and connections with the literary world, quickly moved my book from 'How to Wow!' in the publishing arena! I couldn't have become an award winning, bestselling author without her!" - Cathy, first time author


"Marianne is an outstanding publicist, social media expert, branding strategist and business coach. Her ideas are edgy, creative, thought provoking, and most importantly highly effective! I cannot recommend her enough! - Mark - TV personality and best-selling, award winning author




  • November 15, 2018; 6:00 pm
    Moments with Marianne - Vanessa Hua

  • November 16, 2018; 6:00 pm
    Moments with Marianne - Linda Kay Klein

  • November 17, 2018; 6:00 pm
    Moments with Marianne - Pardeep Singh Kaleka & Arno Michaelis

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