Monthly Archives: July 2015

Finn Sets Sail: MEDIA CONNECT Reflects on the Fourth Annual Summer Boat Cruise

                          This past Wednesday, July 29th, marked the fourth annual Finn Partners summer boat cruise. Finn Partners employees from all divisions came together, boarded the Cornucopia and spent the … Continue reading

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Who Are The All-time Best-Selling Novelists?

                By Brian Feinblum, Chief Marketing Officer, SVP Which books are the all-time bestsellers?  Let’s preface the answer with this: no one really knows for sure. Why?  Sales records are quite poor and … Continue reading

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A Midwesterner’s Guide To Polite Persistence In PR

photo credit By Emily Labes, Associate Publicist I am from Cleveland. Anyone who has spent more than 15 minutes with me knows that. Typical of most Clevelanders, when people ask me where I’m from, I’m most inclined to talk about … Continue reading

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MEDIA CONNECT Deskscape Series: What’s On Senior Partner David Hahn’s Desk?

The following article is a part of our Deskscape Series. Many of us spend up to eight or nine hours at our desks per day, making our “deskscapes” a creative reflection of the book publicity work we do for our … Continue reading

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Business Book Authors: Every Business Event You Need To Know Thru December 2015

The following business events calendar appeared in the the latest edition of the MEDIA CONNECT newsletter. To subscribe for future editions, click here. Every business author should be anticipating certain annual events during the year for possible tie in interviews. Bylined articles … Continue reading

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Author Q&A: New York Times Bestselling Author Discusses the Miracle of Freedom

  Chris Stewart, Co-author of the New York Times bestseller, The Miracle of Freedom: Seven Tipping Points That Saved the World, has set out to help us understand the history of democracy, and to see that many historical events that led us to the … Continue reading

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MEDIA CONNECT Interview Series: Matt Holt, Publisher at Wiley

The following Q&A appeared in the the latest edition of the MEDIA CONNECT newsletter. To subscribe for future editions, click here.   MEDIA CONNECT: Do you mind being approached by an author directly instead of through an agent? Matt Holt: Direct communication with … Continue reading

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MEDIA CONNECT Interview Series: Ellen Kadin, Executive Editor at AMACOM

The following Q&A appeared in the the latest edition of the MEDIA CONNECT newsletter. To subscribe for future editions, click here.   MC: Do you mind being approached by an author directly instead of through an agent? Ellen Kadin: Not at all.   … Continue reading

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MEDIA CONNECT Interview Series: Tom Miller, Literary Agent with Sanford J. Greenburger Associates

 The following Q&A appeared in the the latest edition of the MEDIA CONNECT newsletter. To subscribe for future editions, click here. MEDIA CONNECT: What information do you need from an author on their initial contact with you? Tom Miller: I prefer to get … Continue reading

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MEDIA CONNECT Interview Series: Donya Dickerson, Executive Editor At McGraw-Hill

The following Q&A appeared in the the latest edition of the MEDIA CONNECT newsletter. To subscribe for future editions, click here. MEDIA CONNECT: Do you mind being approached by an author directly instead of through an agent? Donya Dickerson: I do take unsolicited … Continue reading

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