"...fun to read."
"A book that understands both the mechanics of marketing and the nuances of the crazy but wonderful world of science, a world that is populated by people, not just data. Kuchner successfully gives a plethora of recommendations that are both accurate and contextual for a scientist's work…ProfHacker readers should buy this book."
(Chronicle of Higher Education ProfHacker blog
"All too often, the scientist is oblivious to all that's obvious to the marketing professional. Kuchner's book on this very subject, the first of its kind, arrives at a time when the intersection between the research frontier and the public's access to it is most in need of repair."
(Neil deGrasse Tyson Astrophysicist, American Museum of Natural History
"What do you get when you cross a country music songwriter with an astrophysicist? A comprehensive tool kit for scientists who want to learn how to land their next grant, project, or job. Kuchner shows how marketing can be used to build relationships to advance your career and effectively promote science to the public. Chock full of stories and real-world examples, this engaging book will help you do both, whether you are a veteran science communicator or just learning the ropes."
(Heidi B. Hammel Executive Vice President, AURA, and recipient of the Carl Sagan Medal
"The new book Marketing for Scientists belongs, not on every scientist's bookshelf, but on their desk! It's a useful, savvy guide for scientists on how to market their work and themselves, to the benefit of their career, their field, and science in general."
"Whether it's selling a new ingredient or formulation concept to marketing, getting a promotion or fighting disinformation and bad science, Marketing for Scientists is a great read for the cosmetic chemist."
"Marketing for Scientists is a strong pick for anyone in a science career who often feels the money need[ed] to succeed just isn't there."
(Midwest Book Review
"Kuchner's book, Marketing for scientists, really helps to lead us down the path toward professional success....a must-read for ecologists and, indeed, for all scientists, mathematicians, and engineers at all career stages."
About the Author
Marc J. Kuchner is a staff scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. He has contributed to more than one hundred research papers and published articles in journals including the Astrophysical Journal
, and Astrobiology
. He is also a successful country music songwriter.