The changing publishing world has left many confused about literary agents. Do you need one? How do you get one? What do they do? We sat down with Literary Agent Jud Laghi to learn more about why you need an agent in the DIY era of publishing and a better idea of what they really do.
The New Year provides a great chance to restart your PR plans. Some good ways to get started include refreshing your social media profiles, write a new blog post or column, find ten journalists to follow on Twitter, schedule a networking event and identify one stretch goals.
What did you listen to on your drive to work yesterday? How about the last thing you downloaded to your smartphone? Increasingly, the answer to that question is a podcast. Research conducted earlier this year indicates that one third of Americans have listened to a podcast—a three-fold increase over the past decade. Aided by technology […]
I’m delighted to feature Skip Prichard and his blog, Leadership Insights, on this week’s installment of the “Five Questions With…” media interview series. As the former CEO of Ingram Content Group and the current CEO of OCLC (a global technology company serving libraries), Skip is certainly no stranger to the book publishing industry. He started […]
For this week’s “Five Questions With…” interview series, we’re delighted to have Gregg Greenberg join us from TheStreet, one of the leading sources for market, investing and financial information. As Staff Reporter and video correspondent for TheStreet, Gregg hosts daily video news segments and often interviews thought leaders in business and finance, including authors. With an […]
I had the immense pleasure of speaking with Leigh Haber, books editor for O, The Oprah Magazine this week for our “5 Questions With…” media interview series. With little introduction needed, Leigh’s eminent career with books and publishing has seen her as Editor-at-Large for Chronicle Books along with roles at Scribner, Hyperion, and Rodale. Her […]