The Artist Evolution CEO Derek Champagne Signs Publishing Deal With CelebrityPress To Co-Author New Book

Derek Champagne will team with several leading experts from various industries to release the new book, “Guerrilla Success: The World’s Leading Entrepreneurs and Professionals Reveal Their Inside Secrets To Achieving The Health, Wealth and Lifestyle You Deserve” by CelebrityPress.

derek photoFayetteville, AR – April 11, 2016 – Derek Champagne, CEO at The Artist Evolution, has joined a select group of experts and professionals joined together co-write the forthcoming book titled, Guerrilla Success: The World’s Leading Entrepreneurs and Professionals Reveal Their Inside Secrets To Achieving The Health, Wealth and Lifestyle You Deserve.  In tribute to the “Father of Guerilla Marketing,” the late Jay Conrad Levinson, Jeannie Levinson, CEO and co-founder of Guerilla Marketing International, contributed a foreword in his honorNick Nanton, Esq., along with business partner, JW Dicks, Esq., the leading agents to Celebrity Experts® worldwide, recently signed a publishing deal with each of these authors to contribute their expertise to the book, which will be released under their CelebrityPress™ imprint.

Guerrilla Success: The World’s Leading Entrepreneurs and Professionals Reveal Their Inside Secrets To Achieving The Health, Wealth and Lifestyle You Deserve is tentatively scheduled for release in summer 2016.

About Derek Champagne: 

A true entrepreneur from an early age, Derek has always been interested in fostering connections and finding an audience, in both the marketing and music fields. The son of touring musicians, Derek quickly became comfortable engaging audiences and had formed his own band by age 10.  Champagne became obsessed with connecting services and products with the end user using the most effective message and marketing tools available. Derek developed and sold his first 2 businesses before the age of 25.

Now CEO of The Artist Evolution, a marketing, design and campaign management firm he founded in 2007, Champagne helps businesses of all budgets design and implement marketing strategies that work. He’s developed and managed brands and marketing campaigns in multiple industries from start ups to household names. He has pioneered marketing strategies a variety of industries, and has used his twenty-plus years of advertising, branding, and marketing experience to build a formidable business.

Derek is also the best selling author of Don’t Buy a Duck: Stop Wasting Money and Only Do Marketing That Works. Derek’s formal education is a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and a Masters in Business Administration. He also attended Musicians Institute in Hollywood, California, where he focused on bass guitar and performance arts.

Derek also hosts a podcast,, which engages with leaders who are making an impact on their worlds want to share their knowledge and experience for others personal and professional growth.

Champagne is endorsed by the ASDA as a trusted marketing resource, and he is an advisory board member and a guest contributor for its national publication, Dental Entrepreneur Magazine. He is a frequent guest lecturer at business conventions and college business marketing classes covering marketing and social media subject matter. Champagne is also a nationally published musician who has made musical contributions to the soundtracks of television shows on ABC, MTV, Bravo, Oxygen, and the E! Channel. When he’s not making music or marketing strategy, he enjoys volunteering for non-profit organizations in his home state of Arkansas, spending time with his wife and two children, playing his guitar, enjoying the occasional game of golf, and staying actively involved in his church.

For more information about Derek’s agency, visit or you can contact him directly by at or on LinkedIn.

About Celebrity Press™:

Celebrity Press™ is a leading business, health and wellness book publisher that publishes books from thought leaders around the world. Celebrity Press™ has published books alongside Jack Canfield, Brian Tracy, Dan Kennedy, Dr. Ivan Misner, Robert Allen and many of the biggest experts across diverse fields. CelebrityPress™ has helped launch over 1500 best-selling authors to date.

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Kasey Kalchert

Dicks and Nanton Celebrity Branding Agency®