Stanley Umezulike is an award-winning Nigerian entrepreneur, business consultant, author, public speaker, Certified Meta Community Manager, and Forbes BLK Community Member.
He is a graduate of Political Science from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and did his Master’s in International Relations at the same University. He found his passion for writing at the age of 14 and he’s been writing ever since.
Stanley is the co-founder of Ifeadigo Publishing Company Limited, a tech-driven self-publishing firm that publishes books in print and on digital platforms, connects authors with global readers, and helps them to shine on the global stage.
With the help of a dedicated team of professionals, they created a system that helps authors build their brands and earn massive income via their published assets. In their quest to redefine the publishing space, they embraced technology and constantly strive to innovate and evolve the publishing process.
Apart from being the co-founder of Ifeadigo Publishing Company, Stanley is also the company’s Creative Director. As the Creative Director, Stanley uses his expertise and guidance to make sure the creative team members work together like a well-oiled machine. He manages the creative process involved in producing a book from concept to completion. He leads and directs the creative team and translates marketing objectives into clear creative strategies.
He is also the co-founder of Ifeadigo Homes and Properties Limited, a tech-driven real estate firm based in Nigeria that provides affordable housing and accommodation for people who value peace of mind.
At Ifeadigo Homes, their core values of affordable housing, peace of mind, customer satisfaction, professionalism, and integrity guide Stanley and his team in achieving this mission.
Because of their passion for helping businesses grow, in February 2023, Stanley and his business partner, Louis Akwaeze, launched Ifeadigo Consulting Limited, a tech-driven business consulting firm that helps businesses, entrepreneurs, coaches, and organisations to scale the business and 3x their revenue.
Stanley is a Certified Meta Community Manager and business consultant. He and his team has helped individuals and organizations build a thriving online communities that support their brands, connect with their message and pay for their products/services.
He’s also a member of Meta Boost Leaders Network and Facebook Community Learning Labs (SSA).
Stanley is a member of Forbes BLK, a global community of Black entrepreneurs, professionals, leaders and creators that are driving systematic change in business, culture and society.
He is an exceptional AI Consultant. He has trained more than 300 people on how to leverage AI tools to 10x their productivity and solve problems for others.
He is the author of Amazon bestselling novel, Ties That Bind. He has written eight books. He writes intriguing crime fiction, family drama, and romance set in tropical Africa. He has also written books that help writers gain clarity and excel in their writing careers.
His writing has appeared in various publications including From Africa With Love Anthology by International Human Rights Art Festival, New York, Daily Sun (Nigeria), Love Africa Book Club, Fiery Scribe Review, Creative Freelance Writerz-Africa, Spillwords, Medium, Love Africa Press, and popular online bookstores across the world.
Stanley is the founder of Prolific Fiction Writers Community, a global writing community on Facebook where he helps fiction writers master the art of storytelling. He has mentored over 13,000 writers from across the world within the past two years.
He is a member of Board of Directors of Rise For Lives, an international non-profit organisation based in New Zealand and operating in ten countries across the world whose mission is to help create a world free of wars, hunger and poverty for current and future generations.
As a member of the board of directors, he assists Rise For Lives’s Executive Director and greater team in managing the organization and its projects/operations.
Stanley has been featured in The Light TV Show, Awka, Nigeria, and has been invited to speak on various online and offline platforms.
Through his public speaking events, storytelling, online and offline trainings, social media posts, messages, books, writing and writing tutorials in various online and offline platforms, he has transformed lives, helping writers and aspiring writers learn how to write stories for the International audience so they can dominate the global stage.
In recognition of his work of transforming lives through storytelling and sharing his stories with the world, Stanley was awarded Top 40 International Leading Youth Award 2020, in the best author of the year Male Category, an initiative organized by Make Mee Elegant Foundation to commemorate the International Youth Day and celebrate youths across the world who have been truly outstanding and impactful in their various fields.
In recognition of the work he is doing at Ifeadigo Publishing Company, Stanley was awarded Entrepreneur Man of the Year Award during the Special Edition of Ladies of Honours Awards 2021. It was part of a bold initiative they organized on 1st October 2021 to celebrate selfless and inspirational female and male leaders who are doing exceptionally well in their fields.
In recognition of his outstanding contributions towards the growth and advancement of young people, Stanley was awarded Best Author of the Year Award and Best Social Enterprise Award by African Creative Writers Academy during the first edition of African Creative Writers Awards 2021.
In recognition of his effort in the upliftment of literary arts in Anambra State, Nigeria, Stanley was given a certificate of award by Society of Young Nigerian Writers (Anambra State Chapter) during 2021 Chinua Achebe Literary Festival and Memorial Lecture which held on 16th November 2021 at Kenneth Dike Library, Awka in Anambra State, Nigeria.
In recognition of the work he is doing at Ifeadigo Publishing Company, Stanley was awarded The Exceptional Brand of the Year by Change Makers and Writers Academy (CMAWA) during CMAWA Impact Personality Awards 2022.
When he is not working, he enjoys traveling to new places, listening to good music and watching Crime Thriller TV shows. Stanley lives in Abuja, Nigeria.