BOOKS, BUSINESSES, & BRANDS
I am privileged to work with some pretty amazing people, and I get to do what I love, every day: create things! I am a Christian with many callings: Christ-follower, husband, father, and more, but one of those callings is to create awesome things, for the love of neighbor, and for the glory of God.
So, what exactly do I create? I write books, start businesses, and build brands.
WORDS CREATE WORLDS. The bestselling Meritropolis series is a Young Adult dystopian blend of action-packed heroics and moral and philosophical quandaries of epic proportions. In Meritropolis everyone is assigned a numerical Score that decides their worth to society and whether they live or die. After a young boy is killed because of a low Score, his brother plots to take down the System…LEARN MORE
SLOW AND STEADY WINS. In 10+ years as a serial entrepreneur (well, 20+ years if you count the neighborhood newspaper I started at 10!) I’ve founded four companies, bought, sold, and angel invested in others, and am currently the President & CEO of 360 Quote LLC and a CFP® and Managing Member of Real Time Health Quotes LLC.LEARN MORE
THINK BIG. START SMALL. GO DEEP. Sometimes I love to revamp and revitalize an established brand, like Exercise.com, just as much as I love to start a new brand or micro business from scratch. I’ve had a hand in the creation of close to 1,000 different websites and online brands (and some brick and mortar locations).LEARN MORE
PRAISE FROM AWESOME PEOPLE
Joel is a brilliant internet marketer and entrepreneur. His knowledge, resources and integrity have been very helpful to the United States Center for Entrepreneurship.
Ohman’s dystopian vision is well-paced, imaginative, and suspenseful to the very end.
The novel is a clear attempt to join the wave of dystopia currently dominating the YA best-seller lists, and Ohman’s writing is a cut above.
Meritropolis is a a thrilling romp through a dystopian city governed by the greater good… a thrill-a-minute ride through an engaging science fiction world that touches on society, morality, and humanity. Meritropolis is a stellar dystopian adventure.
Meritropolis is a superior read with a powerful protagonist that brings readers along for a ride which will prove wild at times, always involving, and filled with depth and ethical insights. An absolute standout from the masses of post-apocalyptic survival works permeating today’s market.
Joel was invited to be a guest panelist at Norvax University in Orlando. As a successful health insurance agent that has really figured out the online market, he was generous in sharing the knowledge he’s gained with brokers who are looking to get there. All in attendance appreciated his candor and insights. He’s someone who knows his industry at an expert level.