Tim Ferriss of “4-Hour” brand fame was called “the wildly popular self-help guru for young men” by the New York Times today (August 17, 2011) in an article which reported that Amazon will publish his next book, “The 4-Hour Chef.” The New York Times does not bestow honors like this lightly. Congratulations to [...]
Imitation is not the sincerest form of flattery. Creating a YouTube video for a company that isn't paying you is the sincerest form of flattery. Snpmktg created this video -- and didn't even tell me about it! It's been posted for more than a year. A client emailed me about it and wondered how he [...]
In addition to providing the best leads from the best media, PR LEADS also gets requests that can help you in several ways:
Dan Janal’s Publicity and PR LEADS Blog was named a “must read” blog about publicity tactics by the editorial team of ProfNet Connect.
I really set off a firestorm of comments Monday about Facebook using the term “friends” when the people you meet online aren’t really friends. The most revealing comment was from Samantha Hartley who said that most social media marketing was being outsourced. Well, duh. How can your personality shine if some intern in Des [...]
There are friends who you speak with face to face and have shared memories that go back decades and you have “friends” on Facebook who you really don’t know. Guess which group of friends will show up at your funeral?
If you’re as tired as I am of reading what your business friends had for dinner, who they partied with and who they are quoting on Facebook, join the crowd. However, I finally found a reason for people like us – authors, coaches and consultants- to finally get a fan page, which is the business side of Facebook in case you didn’t know.
Vickie Sullivan, market and brand strategist for experts, shares her views on how to be a successful, high-paid speaker in today's economy. Yes, it can be done.
CNN did an unscientific poll Sunday of more than 200,000 people who visited their website and answered the question: Which do you prefer: E-books or paperbacks? Given this was an online poll; I would have thought e-books would run away with it. However, paperbacks won by an 80-20 margin! I have no clue. Most sales [...]
Summer isn’t over on Labor Day. Only the pool lifeguards go away. Otherwise, summer continues until September22. For many of us, September and October are the best months. No humidity or rain. So why do people get depressed on Labor Day and say “Summer is over?” It’s time for a new attitude. People are yelling [...]