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Author Quotes for Any Occation

                By Josh Zajdman, Media Connect Publicist Here at Media Connect, we all love to read. Obviously. You don’t accidentally fall into book publicity. We spend our days talking about the wonder of picking … Continue reading

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How Will Authors Make a Good Interview Impression?

                By Brian Feinblum, Chief Marketing Officer of MEDIA CONNECT How does an author make a good impression during a media interview, video, or speaking engagement? Will the author use humor, wit, new … Continue reading

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Why I Work by David Hahn

By David Hahn, Managing Director of MEDIA CONNECT I send out a morning greeting every day to my group. It usually contains any pertinent Finn Partners news, MEDIA CONNECT successes, shout outs for birthdays and work anniversaries, bios of new … Continue reading

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How Do Authors Break Through?

By Brian Feinblum, Chief Marketing Officer of MEDIA CONNECT I must get asked at least once a day by authors:  “How do I break through?” How does one answer that?  It takes the following – in combination of some kind:

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Getting Your Blog Afloat: Tips to Increase Traffic

By Brian Feinblum, Chief Marketing Officer of MEDIA CONNECT I have posted nearly 2,500 times on my blog since its inception six years ago. Please allow me to share some useful insights to those considering blogging or looking to increase … Continue reading

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To Promote Your Book, Be Outrageous!

By Brian Feinblum, Chief Marketing Officer of MEDIA CONNECT Everyone knows that a book stands a better chance of getting attention if it: • Is written by a celebrity, best-selling author, or leading expert. • Features something newsworthy. • Sounds … Continue reading

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Interview With Rodney Walker, Author of “A New Day One”

According to a 2013 article in the New York Times, roughly two-thirds of foster care children do not attend college. Having grown up in fifteen different foster homes on Chicago’s South Side, Rodney J. Walker is no stranger to these … Continue reading

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Interview with Don Ake, author of “Just Make Me A Sammich”

Interview with Don Ake, author of Just Make Me A Sammich. Q: What inspired you to write this book? A: Even though I eventually wanted to write a book, I never intended to write this one.  I started Ake’s Pains … Continue reading

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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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The Race

by Richard Cerasani, a client of Media Connect, and the author of Love Letters From Mount Rushmore. For more information, please see: https://richardcerasani.wordpress.com Some people are familiar with the song title, “I left my heart in San Francisco.” I am … Continue reading

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