Monthly Archives: January 2014

Meet our MEDIA CONNECT Team: Brian Feinblum

In this week’s Meet MEDIA CONNECT profile we spotlight Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer Brian Feinblum. Brian has been in the book publishing and public relations industry since 1989 and is about to celebrate 15 years at MEDIA … Continue reading

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Author Explains The Necessity Of Brevity

  A recent survey showed that more than 43% of people abandon complicated or lengthy e-mails in the first 30 seconds.  A research study published in The Daily Mail revealed that in total, users check their smartphones an avergage of 150 times during … Continue reading

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Meet our MEDIA CONNECT Team: Johanna Dickson

In this week’s Meet MEDIA CONNECT profile we spotlight digital publicist Johanna Dickson.     MEDIA CONNECT:  If you weren’t promoting books, what would you be doing? Johanna Dickson: I’d be a human rights lawyer. My dad is a lawyer … Continue reading

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Reading Versus E-Reading, Or Lack Thereof

By MEDIA CONNECT Chief Marketing Officer Brian Feinblum While waiting at La Guardia Airport for a flight from New York to Atlanta to attend a business author conference, I noticed hundreds of iPad terminals. Almost every seat was taken. Is … Continue reading

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Meet our MEDIA CONNECT Team: Nicole Martineau

In this week’s Meet MEDIA CONNECT profile we spotlight associate publicist Nicole Martineau, who is a part of the MEDIA CONNECT DC office.   MEDIA CONNECT: If you weren’t promoting books, what would you be doing? Nicole Martineau: If I were not … Continue reading

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A Branded Author For Life

  photo credit By MEDIA CONNECT Chief Marketing Officer Brian Feinblum The terms “platform,” “brand” and “marketability” are tossed around in the book publishing industry, often by people who do not really know much about these things. Literary agents rarely … Continue reading

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Meet Our MEDIA CONNECT Team: Steve Matteo

In this week’s Meet MEDIA CONNECT profile we spotlight Publicity Manager Steve Matteo.   MEDIA CONNECT: Is there a person or event that shaped you to be who you are today? How so? Steve Matteo: Many people have influenced me, but … Continue reading

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Author Delves Into The Minds Of Killers

By MEDIA CONNECT Chief Marketing Officer Brian Feinblum   Dr. Robert E. Hanlon, a neuropsychologist who has examined and studied hundreds of murderers, may be in a rare position: He understands not only the criminal mind, but the minds of killers. He shares … Continue reading

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Meet Our MEDIA CONNECT Team: Cori Cagide

In this week’s Meet MEDIA CONNECT profile we spotlight assistant digital publicist Cori Cagide.   MEDIA CONNECT: Is there a person or event that shaped you to be who you are today? How so? Cori Cagide: My grandmother, Audrey. She … Continue reading

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