Writers Nation Radio with Hosts Kaneen Morgan and Shalanda Norman with guest Brian Hillard and Keshawn Dodds:
Brian Hilliard is a popular speaker and author of the best-selling book Networking Like a Pro! As creator of the popular program “How to Grow & Monetize Your Reputation as an Expert” Brian specializes in showing busy entrepreneurs how to market and monetize their reputation as an author. Over the past 15 years Brian has authored 5 books, created 3 blogs and published over 200 videos/podcasts, and he can tell you from first hand experience what busy entrepreneurs need to do – and stop doing – to best monetize their reputation as an author! Some of Brian’s work has appeared nationally in Black Enterprise and the Martha Zoller Morning Show – where his interview was broadcast to over 2 million listeners.
Keshawn Dodds was born and raised in Springfield, Massachusetts on February 24, 1978. He still resides there with his wife, Tamara Dodds and daughter, Sydney Sharee Dodds. Becoming known as a well-established football player in Springfield, he was awarded a football scholarship to American International College in 1997. Mr. Dodds played football all four years at A.I.C., and later graduated with a B.S. in Education in 2001 and a Master of Education in 2009. After graduating with his Bachelor’s degree, Keshawn went on to become a fourth and fifth grade elementary school teacher within the Springfield Public Schools. During his tenure, Mr. Dodds taught at the Homer and Washington Elementary Schools from 2001 - 2005. He later took a job under Springfield's Mayor, Charles V. Ryan, as a Mayoral Aide.