Secrets to Landing National TV

It’s a fascinating time in the publicity business these days. I have thought leaders coming to me on a regular basis wanting the more traditional media. Yes, they’ve been using social media, yes, their networks have grown considerably, but there is something about national TV that has them panting. They really want it, and I…

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Words are Important in Publishing, Marketing, and Publicity

I often hear the words marketing, publicity, promotions, public relations, advertising, and sales all used interchangeably, but they aren’t the same. It’s one thing if you’re simply speaking with a couple of friends, but if you’re working with people inside any of these industries, using the wrong word can spell big trouble and lots of…

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Publicity and Marketing Social Cheats!

Because I hear the word “overwhelmed” so much these days, I thought I would share with you a cheat sheet of sorts. I had the privilege of working on the AMACOM book A World Gone Social by Ted Coine and Mark Babbitt — Two wonderful human beings and social business guys whom I just adore.…

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Staying on Track with Your Publicity and Marketing Plans: Part 2

In my most recent blog post I stressed the importance of knowing when to take a break from book promotion, and then doing so. I also answered several FAQs regarding how to deal with overwhelm, what to do when you feel like your publicity and marketing efforts are stuck, and learning how to procrastinate procrastinating.…

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Attention and visibility for your book and/or business can be fun, exciting, exhilarating (and frustrating)!

Most don’t want to talk about the last part of that title, but it’s true. At times publicity and marketing can be frustrating and anxiety producing. Much like life…there are the highs and the lows… If your book’s message is timely and you have a killer pitch, you’re going to get media coverage. Sometimes A…

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Happy New Year! May 2017 Be One of Your Best Years Yet!

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Celebrating the Holidays

In celebration of the holidays, a simple wish from me to you, your family and friends.

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The Power of Questions While Marketing and Publicizing Your Book

I’ve noticed that my December blogging has a theme: my posts are all about the importance of taking time for reflection and for doing year-end reviews for one’s business and book. You would think that would be strategically planned, but it wasn’t. This is simply a natural time for doing these things, yet many people…

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