Texting Tips and Tools to Promote Your Book on
The “Your Book Is Your Hook!” Show
Steve Kelley, the founder of MESSAGEbuzz, and Shawn Edgington, America’s leading “Texpert,” a cyberbullying expert and the author of Read Between the Lines: A Humorous Guide to Texting with Simplicity and Style, will appear as guests on the Your Book Is Your Hook! Show on WomensRadio.com. Mr. Kelley will talk about extending the content of a book by using text messaging as part of its platform. Ms. Edgington will discuss why she wrote her book, how she got published and how she’s using her book as her hook to help others connect using mobile messaging.
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Steve Kelley, the founder of MESSAGEbuzz, and Shawn Edgington, America’s leading “Texpert,” a cyberbullying expert and the author of Read Between the Lines: A Humorous Guide to Texting with Simplicity and Style, will appear as guests on the Your Book Is Your Hook! Show Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 at 9:00am on WomensRadio.com
NEW YORK, NY (December 28th – January 3rd, 2011): Steve Kelley, the founder of MESSAGEbuzz, will talk with radio personality and host Jennifer S. Wilkov about how authors can extend the content of their books by using mobile messaging.
Mr. Kelley will also discuss why text messaging can help an author to promote their expertise, image and story while also increasing sales. He will share a specific example of how this works, why it is a permission-based marketing approach (by law) and why it is applicable to fiction, nonfiction and children’s books alike.
Shawn Edgington, America’s leading “Texpert” and a cyberbullying expert, will discuss with radio personality and host Jennifer S. Wilkov why she wrote her book, Read Between the Lines: A Humorous Guide to Texting with Simplicity and Style, and how she got published.
Ms. Edgington will also talk about how she is using this book as her hook to help generations communicate and connect with one another again using mobile messaging. She will also address some of the cyberbullying issues that have arisen in the texting space and why she is now working on a new book that is focused on this situation for parents.
Host Jennifer S. Wilkov will discuss why text messaging can help authors to target readers who want to continue the conversation with them more often during her Education Corner segment on the show.
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The “Your Book Is Your Hook!” Radio Show airs weekly on Tuesdays at 9:00am on the WomensRadio Network at WomensRadio.com and is syndicated on Google News and Live365.com. The “Your Book Is Your Hook!” show was created to provide the opportunity to go behind the books and discover the process from thought to sales of how other authors have succeeded in getting published and how they use their book as their hook with someone who is successful in this field and experiencing the same journey herself. Listeners also find out about industry professionals and resources to help them as a writer and author with their book projects so they can write, market, publish and make money with their books.
Ms. Wilkov is a best-selling, award-winning author, an award-winning freelance writer, a speaker and trainer, the creator of the trademarked “From Thought to Sales In 90 Days” book process and a book business consultant for other authors and writers. Her experience and knowledge of the book business and the people in it as well as her understanding of the author’s experience from conceiving the idea to getting published are vital parts of the experience of the show. The show has left guests wanting to come back for more.
Some of Ms. Wilkov’s most prominent guests include Dominique Raccah (Publisher of Sourcebooks & Co-Chair of the Book Industry Study Group), Larry Goldbetter (President of the National Writers Union), Julia Cameron (International Bestselling Author), Debbie Macomber (#1 New York Times & USA TODAY Bestselling Author), Victoria Moran (Oprah-featured Author of ten books including an international bestseller), Suzy Welch (3-time NY Times Bestselling Author & Keynote Speaker at the WBENC 2010 Annual Conference), Brunonia Barry (NY Times Bestselling Multiple Award-Winning Fiction Novelist), Carla Neggers (NY Times Bestselling Romance Suspense Author), Deborah Brody (Executive Editor of Harlequin’s Nonfiction Program), Katharine Sands (Literary Agent with Sarah Jane Freymann Agency & Author), Peter Rubie (CEO & Literary Agent of Fine Print Literary Management & Author), Jennifer DeChiara (Literary Agent & President of Jennifer DeChiara Literary Agency), Michael Larsen & Elizabeth Pomada (Literary Agents at Larsen-Pomada Literary Agency and hosts of the San Francisco Writers Conference), Beth Werner (Director of Sales & Marketing at Kirkus Media including Kirkus Reviews and Kirkus Discoveries), Joel Comm (4-time NY Times Bestselling Author and new media innovator), Mari Smith (former President of the International Social Media Association, author and dubbed “The Pied Piper of Online Media” by FastCompany.com), Ken Corday (Author and Executive Producer of NBC’s Daytime Drama “Days of Our Lives”), Kathy Kinney (Co-Author, Actress well-known as Mimi Bobeck from the “The Drew Carey Show”), Jill Shure (2002 Ben Franklin Award winner for Popular Fiction and the Publisher of Syntax Books), Jan McInnis (comedienne, author, professional speaker & humor writer who has written for the Tonight Show monologues) and other industry professionals including Hollywood producers, publicists, ghostwriters, social media experts, authors in various genres and many more. Photos and more information www.yourbookisyourhook.com.
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