Category Archives: General

BEA is Back in Chicago – Anyone for a Cubs Game?

By, David Hahn, Managing Director of MEDIA CONNECT I started attending the annual book industry conference in 1986.  Back then it was simply known as the ABA, the first one I went to held in New Orleans.  Talk about a great … Continue reading

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Follow The 2016 Literary Calendar

By Brian Feinblum, Chief Marketing Officer, SVP 2016 has many special dates, anniversaries, and honorary moments that should be celebrated, especially when it comes to those related to books. How will you make the most of these days? Beware of … Continue reading

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What Goes On a Website?

By Brian Feinblum, Chief Marketing Officer, SVP If you have more than one book or if you have a business, you would want a website dedicated to the book – separate from other websites that you may have, though some … Continue reading

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Curling up with a Good Game for the Opening of Book Season

photo credit By David Hahn, Managing Director   Isn’t Opening Day of Book Season great? The anticipation. The feel of the opening page.  The cheap ticket that still gives you in a box seat with a close up view. The promise … Continue reading

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Book By Former New York City Mayor Highlights New York Nuggets Of Wisdom

photo credit By Brian Feinblum, Chief Marketing Officer   In a visit this past week to a Barnes & Noble store on 82nd Street and Broadway, near the heart of the Upper West Side, I found myself doing what I … Continue reading

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From the Archives: Malcolm Gladwell, Ambassadors and the Power of Small Groups

photo credit By David Hahn, Managing Director   Like many people I’m a big fan of Malcolm Gladwell.  The Tipping Point is such a great book, not only for marketers but also helps you identify where you are on the … Continue reading

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15 Words Created by William Shakespeare

photo credit By Johanna Dickson, Digital Publicist William Shakespeare has long been regarded as one of the greatest playwrights of all time. His works have been translated into 80 languages and are read and studied all over the world. There … Continue reading

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6 Books From Our Adolescence That We Would Reread

  There is always that one book that silently tugs at your heart strings whenever someone asks the familiar, “What’s your favorite book?” Maybe you pause and give off a slight smile at the thought of a favorite character, or … Continue reading

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15 Fascinating Facts About Your Favorite Children’s Books

By Johanna Dickson, Digital Publicist When my mom was a child her favorite books were those of The Little House on the Prairie series by Laura Ingalls Wilder. As an adult, she took a Children’s Literature course that required the students … 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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