Our Team

Julie Salisbury

Julie Salisbury


Julie is very active as head of the marketing department, utilizing her 20-year career in product development in the UK. She is the CEO of Influence Publishing but firmly believes in the power of her strong, dedicated team of experts in editing, distribution, communication, and sales to support her own skills.

Julie Salisbury is also the Founder and Facilitator of the InspireABook program, a sister company to Influence Publishing.  Most of the authors that have been published by Influence Publishing have been coached through InspireAbook.

If you would like to know why Julie founded Influence Publishing and InspireABook read HERE.

Julie has published the second updated edition of her book,
Around the World in Seven Years: A Life Changing Journey


Nina Shoroplova

Nina ShoroplovaSenior Editor

Nina Shoroplova loves working with words. She is the author of the Canadian best-selling history of Douglas Lake Cattle Company, Cattle Ranch (Douglas & McIntyre, North Vancouver, 1979) and Trust the Mystery: Questions, Quotes, and Quantum Wisdom (Influence Publishing, North Vancouver, September 2015).

A Communications Major from Simon Fraser University, Nina also works as an editor; she is able to assess the best structure to support a story, plus ensure that the detail delivering it is accurate.

She has been working with writers and authors since the early 1980s in a range of capacities: newsletter publisher, correspondent for the federal government, structural editor, substantive editor, copyeditor, and proofreader. More recently, she has been working as a holistic healer for body-mind-spirit integration. With a passion for reading the spiritual and inspirational genres, Nina is thrilled to be part of the Influence Publishing team.


Greg Salisbury


Director of Operations

Greg Salisbury is the director of operations for Influence Publishing. His role encompasses the many functions that are needed to bring a book to publication including typesetting, distribution, book ordering and financial management. Prior to joining his wife in the business, Greg ran his own web-design business.

Greg will also do stand-alone typesetting if that is all you need. Get more information here.




Marilyn R. Wilson

Head Shot 2014Social Media Manager

Marilyn R. Wilson brings her 10 years experience in the industry as a freelance writer, interviewer, magazine owner, editor, published author and Social Media/Marketing Manager to the role of SEO promotion and media outreach. Her main role will be to increase the presence on Influence Publishing and our authors on SEO platforms such as Facebook and Twitter.