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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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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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16 Ways to Work with a Book Publicist

                By Brian Feinblum, Media Connect CMO If authors hire a publicist – or work with one their publisher assigned to them – they should take the following into consideration:

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What Floor Will Your Author Elevator Speech Take You To?

                By Brian Feinblum, Media Connect CMO Authors need an elevator speech.  They will use it to summarize an upcoming book, a current one, and their writing brand.  So just what needs to be … Continue reading

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Author Quotes for Any Occasion

                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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