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Publish or self-publish? ebook or print? Tim Ferriss's advice

October 26, 2010

Tags: publishing, self-publishing, promotion

Tim Ferriss, author of The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich, writes about the economics and practical realities of being published in print, in e-books, and through self-publishing (vs. traditional publishing) in How Authors Really Make Money: The Rebirth of Seth Godin and Death of Traditional Publishing. (more…)

Does Radio and Television Interview Report work? Is it worth the money?

April 10, 2009

Tags: RTIR, promotion, concussion, mild traumatic brain injury

Is RTIR worth spending money on? It depends on your topic, your budget, your marketing moxie, and whether the planets align. On Thursday, 3-19-09, Debra Sanders wrote in her blog, "I have been running ads in The Radio and Television Interview Report (RTIR) since September, and let me tell you, these are not cheap ads. (more…)

How to publicize and promote your work

April 2, 2009

Tags: publicity, promotion, press releases, pitches, virtual media training, talk shows, soundbyte

Rusty Shelton and Katie Andrews, of Phenix & Phenix Literary Publicists, were guest bloggers on Lisa Tener’s Writing Blog, where you can read several useful postings on how to publicize and promote your work:
Why Publicity Is Your New Best Friend
The Publicity 411: What to Know Before Getting Started (more…)