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Category Archives: Press Release
Highlighted Author Charlene A. Wilson, hostess Monday, August 26th, 2013 Join me in welcoming Delin Colón to Highlighted Author. Delin Colón has a special affinity for research and non-fiction. She’s here this week to share two books, Rasputin: The Memoirs of His Secretary, which she translated and annotated, and Rasputin and The Jews: A Reversal of History. Welcome, Delin. Please … Continue reading
Coffee shops look to oust ‘laptop hobos’ As more workers treat the local cafe as an office, more owners are limiting their ability to hang out all day. By Bruce Kennedy, MSN Money Are today’s coffee shops meant to be the new office space for America’s disconnected workers? Many establishments, especially the big chains like Starbucks(SBUX -0.26%), offer free, unlimited Wi-Fi … Continue reading
10 Social Media Tips for Authors June 13, 2013 20,602 18750 Wrap your mind around this: One of the most important factors that traditional publishers use to decide whether to acquire a book is the marketing platform of its author. You’d think that the main reason for approaching a traditional publisher is to reap the benefits of the publisher’s marketing, … Continue reading
Chapter 11: Walking Wounded
Rasputin: Memoirs of His Secretary, the book I worked on with Delin Colon (author of Rasputin and the Jews: A Reversal of History), is now available on Amazon (http://amzn.to/12U3X9lV). Based on the diaries of Aron Simanovitch, Colon’s great-granduncle and Rasputin’s personal secretary, Rasputin: Memoirs of His Secretary, gives a rare glimpse into the lives of the Romanovs, Nicholas and Alexandra, … Continue reading
Amazon Is Finally Setting Up Shop In Russia, Says Report, Expanding Its International Footprint Again
INGRID LUNDENposted yesterday12 Comments E-commerce giant Amazon looks like it is gearing up for the latest chapter in its international expansion: an operation in Russia. According to this article in Forbes (in Russian) the company has opened its first office in the country, headed by Arkady Vitrouk. Vitrouk is the former general director of ABC-Atticus, a publishing group owned by … Continue reading
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL U.S. EDITION Wednesday, April 3, 2013 As of 2:54 PM PDT By Greg Bensinger and Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg Amazon.com Inc.’s announcement of a deal to acquire Goodreads has set off a backlash among some fans of the popular site who treasured its independence.