Author Archives: Media Connect

Interview with Author Sami Saydjari

                Sami Saydjari has been a visionary thought-leader in cybersecurity for over three decades, working for elite organizations, including the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), National Security Agency, and NASA, among others. … Continue reading

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Interview with Author Michelle Staubach Grimes

                Michelle Staubach Grimes grew up in a household where she saw firsthand how hard work and sacrifice needs to be made to achieve success — or even stardom. Her dad is a … Continue reading

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How Do We Make America a Book Nation?

                By Brian Feinblum, Media Connect CMO There’s a statistic that’s been floating around for a few years that is disturbing. Approximately 1 in 4 people last year in the United States did … Continue reading

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Interview with Author Dick Cantwell

                Dick Cantwell is among the most well-respected and experienced craft brewers, co-founding Elysian Brewing Company in 1996, where he served as head brewer until its sale to Anheuser-Busch in 2015. A three-time winner … Continue reading

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Best-Selling Book PR Strategies & Tips: Lessons From Book Expo Workshop By Media Connect

                By Brian, Feinblum, Media Connect CMO Senior members of Media Connect led a wonderful panel on best-selling book publicity strategies and tips at Book Expo America, the biggest annual trade show for … Continue reading

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Interview With Author Sylvie Beljanski

                President Nixon signed the “War on Cancer” into law in 1971. Nearly half a century and hundreds of billions of dollars later, it looks like we are still fighting a losing battle. … Continue reading

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Best Seller PR Strategies at Book Expo America Panel Previewed

                By Brian Feinblum, Media Connect CMO What are the key strategies employed by authors and book marketers to successfully promote books to the media?  What can be done to help a book … Continue reading

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Words to Live By: Be Kind and Dream Big

                By Kristin Clifford, Media Connect SVP I recently lost a close friend. Family really. Taken from us suddenly and far too soon. He was only in his 30s. This wrenching loss has … Continue reading

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Tips for Becoming a Memorable Speaker

                By Deborah Kohan, Partner at Media Connect Capturing the interest of an audience can be a tricky endeavor, especially if you are unaccustomed to public speaking. Whether presenting to a ballroom filled with colleagues, sharing … Continue reading

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Gimmicks Don’t Sell Books

                By Josh Zajdman, Media Connect Publicist In 1927, a French publisher offered the incomparable Georges Simenon money to spend 3 days and 3 nights in a glass cage… writing his next novel. Simenon … Continue reading

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