Recipes for PublicityElizabeth Yarnell

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Turn Media Interviews into Sales by Susan Harrow

* I’m fortunate to offer a series of guest posts by my friend Susan Harrow, media coach extraordinaire of, in advance of the secrets of sound bites free teleseminar we’re offering on August 31, 2011. See below for links for more information and to register!* Many people don’t understand what sound bites are. They […]

How to Monitor Your Social Media Presence in 10 Minutes

Two weeks ago I spoke to the attendees of the Colorado Independent Publishers Association’s annual College about how authors and publishers can use social media to get free publicity. As happens every time I speak about using social media to expand your business, I was deluged with questions afterward, many along the lines of: Where […]

ASJA Annual Writer’s Conference 2009

Are you writing articles to advance your career? A body of writing is essential for casting yourself as the go-to expert on your topic, which you should desperately want to happen for all of the great free publicity it brings. It’s great to write articles for free and post them online when you’re looking to […]

Sell Your Book to Libraries

The American Library Association’s (ALA) midwinter show is coming to Denver in January. Could your book get a boost by being in libraries? Don’t overlook libraries as great vehicles for getting your book in front of more eyes. I am constantly surprised by the number of fans who tell me they checked my cookbook out […]

Thin Air Summit in Denver Nov. 8-9

The Thin Air Summit was born from the idea that getting Colorado’s New Media professionals and out-of-town guests in the same venue for two days of intensive learning and collaborating is a win-win for the area’s New Media community! The conference is structured around three tracks: Blogging, Audio, and Video. Lots of new media superstars […]

2008 DIY Book Festivals

The deadlines for the 2008 DIY, London and New England Book Festivals are approaching. *** The 2008 DIY Book Festival will have a special focus on unpublished stories, poetry and comics at its seventh annual program celebrating the success of independent authors and publishers. *** The 2008 London Book Festival honors books worthy of further […]

My BEA experience – photos

I’m back from the whirlwind of Book Expo America 2008 and thought I’d share some photos with you. Here is the booth for the Colorado Independent Publishers Association — the largest independent publishers association in the country. This was my home base. DK Simoneau shows off her award-winning children’s book on surviving joint custody for […]

Book Expo Day 1

It’s hard to describe the excitement of mingling with tens of thousands of people in the publishing world. Book distributors, librarians, educators, book sellers, authors, wholesalers, publishers large and small — they’re all there. The LA Convention Center was packed with some 30-40,000 people. At BooK Expo, you can meet with foreign rights agents, chat […]