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Rob Youngblood

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Bachelors Degree

Grad Year

Notable Affiliations

Self-Publish -N- 30 Days
Division I Women’s Basketball
The Steve Harvey Daytime Talk Show

Greek Affiliations

Alpha Phi Alpha


Self-Publish -N- 30 Days is the #1 Self-Publishing Company in the World. We are led by 10x Published Author Darren M. Palmer, who has helped 500+ Authors to publish their books. Our clients’ books are published 92% faster than competitors. Our difference is embodied by our core values and defined by our actions and behaviors. Our proven strategies expedite the publishing process. Our business practices are predicated on ensuring our superior reputation within our industry; and we thrive by empowering our clients for ultimate success. Some of our clients include Kim Gagné, 2x Emmy Winner as Supervising Producer for The Steve Harvey Daytime Talk Show; Benjamin Muresan, Canadian Wholesaling Guru; Jennifer Kleiner, Educational Consultant for Culturally Responsive Teaching; and Franqua “Coach Q” Bedell, Division I Women’s Basketball National Championship Coach.

Virginia Union University

Rob “YB” Youngblood is an Author, Coach, Consultant and Master Connector. For over 25 years, YB has focused his energy on building relationships and facilitating connections that lead to outstanding outcomes. In many circles, YB is known as The LinkedIn Locksmith because of his ability to UNLOCK the power of LinkedIn for Revenue Generators to include Authors, Business Owners, Coaches, Consultants and Speakers. Currently, he serves as the President of Sales for Self-Publish -N- 30 Days, the #1 Self-Publishing Company in the world. In his role, his focus is to attract aspiring authors and convert them into self-published authors. YB is proud graduate of Virginia Union University, a premier HBCU located in Richmond and a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. When he is not working, he is investing quality time into his wife and two beautiful daughters.

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