One may not have to look much further than the award-winning blog, www.BookMarketingBuzzBlog.blogspot.com, recognized by Book Baby and Feedster as a top book publicity blog. What began seven-and-a-half years ago as a means for a book marketer, Brian Feinblum, to brand himself, has turned into an important source of inspiration and information. Today it published its 3,000th post.
"I originally wanted the blog to serve as a lead generator to the book publicity firm where I still work --as the chief marketing officer (www.Media-Connect.com) -- and to show my support for the plight of those in the book publishing industry, including authors, publishers, editors, and literary agents,” says the blog’s founder, Brian Feinblum.
“I thought then, as I do now, that he’s a master of deflection, deception, and denial,” says Feinblum. “But book marketers and authors can learn a lot from his style and approach."
So where does he draw his ideas from?
His insights also come form the many talented authors whose books he has promoted over the years, a list that includes Henry Winkler, Jeff Foxworthy, Dr. Ruth, Ken Blanchard, Seth Godin, Kevin Leman, George Wallace, Harvey Mackay, Cindy Adams, Jackie Collins, and Stephen Covey. It also includes many first-time authors, self-published authors, and a handful of university press writers.
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