Category Archives: Social Media

Personality Quiz: What Social Media Network Are You?

photo credit By Anna Patrick, Associate Digital Publicist Sure, you’ve Tweeted, put up a Facebook status, updated your Instagram and LinkedIn. In a 2012 poll 58 percent of people surveyed said that they used social media, and that was two years … Continue reading

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Book Trailers Blaze Across Screens of Potential Readers: Do They Flame or Fizzle?

By Anna Patrick, Associate Digital Publicist When a new movie first starts generating buzz, what is the first thing that pops up when you Google the title? The movie trailer. So many authors and publishing practitioners in the book world … Continue reading

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MEDIA CONNECT Reflects on the 2014 Soundview Author Summit

David Hahn, Managing Director, Brian Feinblum, Chief Marketing Officer, and Anna Patrick, Assistant Digital Publicist, attended the 2014 Soundview Author Summit in Atlanta last month. The summit, which began on Sunday, January 12, and ran through Tuesday, January 14, brought … Continue reading

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Meet our MEDIA CONNECT Team: Anna Patrick

In this week’s Meet MEDIA CONNECT profile we spotlight assistant digital publicist Anna Patrick. MEDIA CONNECT: Is there a person or event that shaped you to be who you are today? How so? Anna Patrick: I would say that aside … 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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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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Mailbox Monday: September 17

September is the month of change – a change in season, a change in routines (back-to-school!), and as book publicists we see a rapid change of activity in the publishing industry (fall releases!). Needless to say, there’s a plethora of exciting … Continue reading

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Mailbox Monday: August 13, 2012

And so a new week begins.. as so do our highlights: — eBook Infographic: It’s all about visualizing. Thanks to Digital Reader, we can now have a better understanding of the “E-book Market 2012″. It compares details about the various … Continue reading

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We’re back! Introducing Mailbox Monday

We’re beyond excited to announce that the Media Connect blog is back in full swing! Each week we’ll feature a “Mailbox Monday” where we’ll bring you recaps of the latest news in book publishing, PR, and of course all things … Continue reading

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Sum it Up

Many of my e-mails as of late — excluding things that are client-related or internal communication threads — have been junk mail. That said, I’ve noticed an influx of e-mails from platforms that I use like Google+, Pinterest, and Twitter … Continue reading

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