Category Archives: Social Media

Best Practice Tips For Authors: Twitter, Skype Interview Tips

The following best practice tips appeared in the premier edition of the MEDIA CONNECT newsletter. To view our summer newsletter or to subscribe for future editions, click here.   FOR TWITTER By Anna Patrick, Digital Publicist In aiming for higher … Continue reading

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10 Authors You Need To Follow On Twitter And Their Strategies Worth Stealing

By Anna Patrick, Digital Publicist   We can trust authors to pen hundreds of pages without batting an eyelash. But how does their craft stand the test of a 140 character limit? Twitter poses a unique challenge for authors who … Continue reading

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10 Things To Say in a Guest Blog Post

photo credit By Brian Feinblum, Senior Vice President and Marketing Officer To get media coverage in today’s world of book publishing one of the things the more successful authors do is write guest posts for many blogs who are open … Continue reading

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Social Media Traffic Times, the Best and the Worst Times to Post

photo credit By Brian Feinblum, Senior Vice President and Marketing Officer   The key questions on social media are: Which sites should you post on , and how often? What type of content should you share? And what time of day … Continue reading

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The Lit Has Hit The Fan (Fiction)

photo credit By Dee Donavanik, Publicity Director   Has fan fiction officially become mainstream? The buzz over Fifty Shades of Grey has finally died down a bit, but with an upcoming movie in production it’s still making the occasional headline. By … Continue reading

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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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