3234 W. Diversey

2nd Floor Chicago, IL 60647

Toll Free: (888) STAR-135

Mon - Fri: 9AM - 6PM
Sat: 9AM - 1PM

We market real people with real stories that

Our team is looking to publish books and content that inform, inspire or ignite ingenuity. We work hard everyday to get more positive stories in the media. 

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STAR Team Agency was founded in 2017 by former instructor Dr. Tricia Alampi a PhD from Chicago. Our company is a Public Relations and Advertising Agency. We have always passionately served our clients from multiple niche markets. STAR Team Agency PR and Marketing work caters primarily to authors; book publicity. We also have two sister brands: STAR Finance and STAR Academy. STAR Finance provides funding solutions for our publicity clients and financing options for the clients of various businesses across several industries. STAR Academy provides writing courses, publishing, business training and resources for tomorrow’s leaders! 

We've shifted Our Focus
to Make a Positive Impact in the lives of others

Our Vision & Values

  • Social responsibility is our duty. Therefore our team strives to continuously expand our organization's efforts, to improve the lives of others around the world.
  • Teamwork is the key to success. We believe in working together by using our skills to collectively reach goals. There is no 'I' in team.
  • Aim to inspire, motivate and uplift others. Our intent is to help real people share their stories in order to improve the mindset and lifestyle of others.
  • Respect for yourself, the process, your team and others. We stress leaving your ego at the door. We ALL should have trust, patience and treat the people around us with care; no one is above anyone else.

Can lack of good marketing and brand PR really STOP you from getting a Business Loan?

An interesting link between Finance and PR that is often overlooked. Why? How? Upgrade your public image to get the capital you deserve. 

Tricia (Dr. T)

Join A Growing Team of Professionals Striving to Help ALL of Clients Grow Their Brands and Companies!

Now Hiring! Business Support Specialist. Work from home earn $11-$17 per hour customer support & appointment setting.

A Message from the CEO

” STAR Team believes that everyone has a story to tell. That’s why we strive to assist tomorrow’s  bestsellers, with writing coaching, publishing and superb marketing. Our mission is to get as many copies as possible into the hands of people all around the world. “

Tricia Alampi, PhD (Dr. T)

OUR MAIN PR TEAM PUBLICIZES BOOKS and tomorrow's authors...
What kind of books??

Non-Fiction Books

We give priority to non-fiction work including: new-age,self-help, personal development and memoirs. Christian/religious books, academic, biography are accepted on a case-by-case basis.

Some Fiction Books

We review and accept fiction works on a case-by-case basis. We prefer not to work with murder mystery novels or novels with heavy violence.

Adult/Erotic Novels

We do not accept erotic stories or novels, sexual theme or topic, adult-related or pornography. Books with sex in the theme, topic and or title.

Children Books

We accept a very limited amount of children's books. Children's books are reviewed and accepted on a case-by-case basis.

Hate Speech/Bigotry

We do not tolerate nor accept work that supports one or more of the following criterion: discrimination against others based on racial, sexual orientation, political views or gender.

Plagiarized Work / PLR

Plagiarism or paraphrasing is strictly prohibited. We promote original work only! No PLR content accepted.

Book PR Phases

#1 Book, Rough Draft or Topic Review

Our committee will review your book or topic to see if it meets our community standards.

#2 Consultation and Strategy

We will provide an analysis and a publishing and editing plan as well as book marketing strategy.

#3 Launch Date and Timeline

After your initial consultation you'll receive a cusgtomized timeline and official launch date within 48 hours.

#4 Launch and post-Launch Media Tour

We'll launch your book and make it an international or national bestseller. After your book launch we will kick off a post-launch media tour.

A one-of-a-kind full-service book promotion.

Write Your Book. Become a Bestseller. Go on Tour.

Write Your Book. Become a Bestseller. Go on tour

Launch, become a bestseller & go on a national media tour. Be seen on ABC, NBC, CBS or more. We have 3 simple phases for book success! Meet the team and directors making it happen! 


Pre-Launch Development

  • Live writing workshops and courses to guide and inspire you.
  • Writing and formatting services.
  • Get one on one writing coaching and support from experts.
  • Receive book editing from top editors.
  • Website, online presences, logo design and brand development strategy.
  • Inspiration, motivation and coaching.


Amazon Launch Campaign

  • Guaranteed bestseller book. Hour by hour updates and proof of status.
  • Customized book promotional strategy.
  • Receive press releases a well-written release and announcement.
  • Book trailer and press kit.
  • Be showcased in award-winning magazine.
  • Be nominated and honored on stage for your bestseller at our annual book awards.


Post-Launch Media/Online Publicity

  • Guaranteed TV or alternatively radio placement with media tool kit.
  • Publications: Google News, Yahoo News, London Post, Essex Magazine OR Ritz Herald.
  • Regional and National cable television.
  • US National network TV such as ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, UPN, CW, etc.
  • iHeartRadio interviews.

Featured Books

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Featured authors

Dan is the author of Eat Sleep Burn. He has been the a nutritional coach for several athletes in the NFL, NHL, UFC, MLB, and Olympics. Garner has several educational credentials, is a prestigious research review contributor, and NSCA lecturer.

Dan Garner

Dr. Apelian is a scientist, author, herbalist, actor, educator, researcher, anthropologist, survival skills consultant, successful entrepreneur, and a highly sought out speaker. She is the author of The Lost Book of Herbal Remedies. 

Dr. Nicole Apelian

STAR Leadership & Inspiration Cruise Extravaganza (SLICE)

STAR Leadership & Inspiration Cruise Extravaganza (SLICE)

Get your SLICE of paradise. Join us for our annual STAR Leaders and Inspiration Cruise Extravaganza. Meet with other writers and entrepreneurs, attend workshops, learn marketing tips/strategies and connect with positive-thinking people, aboard a cruise to paradise. Last year we cruised to Nassau, Bahamas – check out our trip highlights! 2020 Registration coming soon! 

ATTENTION: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we’ve postponed registration for our annual cruise until further notice. We will update you as news unfolds. Please stay safe and healthy!

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