Happy 10th Anniversary!

by Steve Laube

Birthday Candles

It is hard to believe that this weekend marks ten years since I made the decision to open The Steve Laube Agency in 2004. I can honestly say it has been a blessing to have the opportunity to serve the industry and our authors in this capacity.

It is stunning to realize we have secured contracts for over 1,000 books. And the books that have been published have sold over 13,000,000 copies.

We’ve survived many changes. Multiple mergers and purges in the industry. A national economic crisis. Three presidential elections. The advent of ebooks. The disruption and rise of Amazon.com. Twilight and Fifty Shades of Gray. But through it all the good news of the Gospel has been proclaimed through the written word.

It has been exciting to add Tamela Hancock Murray, Karen Ball, and Dan Balow to the team. They each bring such extraordinary strengths to the table that we all benefit from each other’s insights.

We are also honored to represent some of the finest writers in the industry. Each one is tremendously gifted and has a unique message or story to tell. We love our clients and it is a measure to realize that we all look forward to each work day. There is something new, fresh, and exciting from our authors.

This blog was started in Fall 2009 and I want to thank each of you for following our posts. We hope that each day brings a little bit more help to you as you navigate this publishing journey.

I simply cannot wait to see what God has for us during the next ten years!

26 Responses to Happy 10th Anniversary!

  1. Cheryl Wolverton May 26, 2014 at 4:01 am #

    congrats Steve! can’t believe it has been ten years

  2. Jackie Layton May 26, 2014 at 4:06 am #

    Congratulations! I’m so happy for you.

  3. C. Kevin Thompson May 26, 2014 at 4:57 am #

    Congratulations! It was also great meeting you at BRMCWC!

  4. Sandra Orchard May 26, 2014 at 5:44 am #

    Huge congrats! See you soon.

  5. Ane Mulligan May 26, 2014 at 6:24 am #

    Happy Anniversary, Steve!

  6. Margaret Daley May 26, 2014 at 6:27 am #

    Congratulations on the last ten years!!! Here’s to 10 more.

  7. Chris Malkemes May 26, 2014 at 6:32 am #

    Oh! Congratulations and I’m so glad to be part of the family. Here’s to many more years filled with success.

  8. Ronie May 26, 2014 at 6:53 am #

    Happy Anniversary!! January 2004 was the first time I met you. I will never forget that day!

  9. Wendy Macdonald May 26, 2014 at 8:24 am #

    Steve, congratulations and happy 10th anniversary to all of you.

    Blessings ~ Wendy ❀

  10. Grace Fox May 26, 2014 at 9:06 am #

    Congratulations! I’m honored to have you represent me.

  11. sally apokedak May 26, 2014 at 9:46 am #

    Let the wild rumpus begin! This calls for a party. Lots and lots of books sold!

  12. Rebecca Barlow Jordan May 26, 2014 at 10:19 am #

    It’s been quite a journey, Steve. I’ve been honored to have you represent me for most of those ten years! What a blessing you’ve been! Congratulations on 10 years!

  13. Christine Johnson May 26, 2014 at 10:49 am #

    Congratulations on 10 years, Steve! Those of us who love to read and retail good books are thankful for you and your team!

  14. Wade Webster May 26, 2014 at 11:06 am #

    Cangrats on ten whole years serving God in this capacity, Steve. You and your team should be very proud of this accomplishment.
    Keep up the tremendous service to the whole industry.

  15. Dineen Miller May 26, 2014 at 11:45 am #

    I remember seeing the press release/announcement info about you starting your agency and thinking, “Hmmm, I have to check this guy out!” I’m so glad I’ve had the honor to get to know you over the years and see your agency grow and bless so many.

  16. Patti Jo Moore May 26, 2014 at 12:11 pm #

    Congratulations on your 10-year anniversary! :) May the Lord always guide and bless you and the other agents on your team.

  17. Lorraine May 26, 2014 at 3:52 pm #

    Happy Anniversary to a wonderful team of outstanding agents!
    Wishing you every blessing!

  18. Steve Laube May 26, 2014 at 4:29 pm #

    Thank you for all the well wishes!

    I suppose I need to get back to work now….

  19. Carrie Turansky May 26, 2014 at 4:30 pm #

    Congratulations! We are very grateful for your wisdom and guidance and happy that you represent us so well. Ten years is a great reason to celebrate. : )

  20. Terri W. May 26, 2014 at 4:37 pm #

    Congratulations on ten wonderful years!

  21. Ian May 26, 2014 at 6:35 pm #

    Congratulations Steve and team. Magnificent achievement. Do take some time to enjoy the moment.

  22. Pamela Meyers May 26, 2014 at 6:51 pm #

    Wow, has it been ten years already? Congrats!

  23. Joseph Bentz May 27, 2014 at 8:28 am #

    Happy 10-year anniversary, Steve! You are a great agent, and your blog and website teach and inspire writers around the world.

  24. Jeff Braun May 27, 2014 at 1:01 pm #

    Chicken Tenders celebration time!

  25. RC Atchisson May 27, 2014 at 2:26 pm #

    Many congratulations to you for your vision, to your staff members for their dedication, and to your entire agency for the inspiration and guidance it offers.

  26. karen Ball May 28, 2014 at 5:55 pm #

    I’m late to the party, but CONGRATS! So honored to be a part of this amazing agency.

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