Three Life Lessons Learned from Book Marketing

As a literary publicist, many authors seek me out in order to raise their book’s visibility and their individual profiles in a crowded  marketplace.

I’ve often been asked what I love most about the work I do, as it appears tedious on the surface; however, during the course of my daily tasks of media relations, creative writing, and strategic planning, I’m open to receiving impressions that translate into valuable life lessons.

Taking Action: Someone wise said, “The way to be nothing is to do nothing.” In like manner, the way to be great is to do great things. I find that by maintaining a positive attitude, I’m able to take action on behalf of my clients each day to help them achieve greater visibility. In life, taking action removes obstacles and opens many golden doors. I’m confronted with this truth as I press forward.

Planting Seeds of Opportunity: Part of my job is to open the way for fresh, new opportunities. In the course of my work in book marketing, I recognize that each day represents a building block to future success for my clients. Each connection made, each press release sent, each follow-up is a chance to learn and grow for the future.

Effort is Rewarding: Everyone knows book marketing is a full-time job, and requires a great deal of effort. Norman Cousins once said, “Hope, purpose, and determination are not merely mental states. They have electro-magnetic connections that affect the immune system.” With this thought in mind, it’s easy to see the health benefits that come from hard work.

About ONealMedia
O’Neal Media Group In a crowded PR field, do you want to be treated by your publicist as the only client? O’Neal Media Group can deliver value and enhance your market recognition, increase your visibility, and meet your public relations goals and most important of all- get you results by: • Focusing enthusiastically on your needs and delivering 110% because we take pride in our profession • Walking many extra miles to assist you achieve your goals through strategic planning and creation of a comprehensive communications plan. • Representing you and your company in the utmost professional manner • Using the best technology in the industry to create press kits, relational contact management, and fast press kit updates when breaking news hits. • Tailored services based on your organization’s needs that translates into a stronger message being portrayed through PR • Consistency and trust whereby when new opportunities come up in the media that will benefit you , we will keep you appraised by e-mail, or phone. • Assurance that we make every effort to completely understand your market since we schedule a 60 minute “Great Start” brainstorming session via phone, or face to face.

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