Posts Tagged ‘Social Media’


Things a Little Bird Told Me – “Learning to Flock”

June 14, 2014


Things a Little Bird Told Me

by Biz Stone

Print Length: 237 pages

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing (April 1, 2014)

Price: $12.99 Kindle, $26.95 Hard Cover, Click: Things a Little Bird Told Me: Confessions of the Creative Mind

I have probably belonged to Twitter for ten years. Building a following, posting tweets, but seldom reading it. That’s one of the reasons I found this book interesting—it helped me understand what Twitter was really about. It’s like listening in on a party phone call among friends. And if you are not interested, it might be because these aren’t your friends and you are trying to sell something. So you start over.

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Authorpreneur – “A writer’s must read”

April 22, 2014
Jack Lehman, book reviewer

Jack Lehman, book reviewer


by Geraldine Solon

Paperback: 82 pages

Publisher:  Amazon Digital Services, Inc.

$11.23 on Amazon, Kindle is less, (Click: Authorpreneur in Pajamas: Building Your Author’s Platform Without Leaving Your Home)

This book is so now.  We all suffer, especially writers who tend to be anti-social, under the delusion “build it and they will come.” But as Geraldine Solon points out, we need to know the “who” and “what they will get” before we write it. And that, that is the hard work. Fortunately no one has the answers.

Fortunately because we have to find them for ourselves. And this book is just the encouragement we need to do that. With the demise of big publishers, agents, even bookstore chains—no one knows the answers. Except now it is an even playing field and with Facebook, Twitter, GoodReads etc. we have the means to market what we publish on demand or on Kindle. Read the rest of this entry ?


MUSIC SUCCESS IN NINE WEEKS – “How to be the next American Idol.”

December 8, 2009

Music Success in Nine Weeks 


Paperback: 152 pages

Publisher: Ariel Publicity; First edition

Price: $34.99

ISBN-10: 0981633102

ISBN-13: 978-0981633107

Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.5 x 0.4 inches

     This is an expensive, little manual that may be worth its weight in gold many times over for the right person. But that last provision is a critical one. I have had years in sales, marketing and public relations and can tell you that everything you need to launch a successful venture (whether that’s in music or something else) is not only here but in a clear, concise, viable form that would be easy to implement—from the elevator pitch to optimizing your web site to grad-school in the use of social media…. 

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