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Make a Name for Yourself In Print

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From the February 24, 2010, issue of U.S. 1 Newspaper Make a Name for Yourself In Print by Karen Hodges Miller It doesn’t matter what your area of knowledge is, if you want to become known as an expert there is almost no better way than writing a book, says Rick Frishman, a publisher, author, […]

The Agenting Process Explained – Part 1

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By Rick Frishman Ezine Articles Every literary agent and agency operates somewhat differently; they may have a different emphasis, style or approach, but all follow a basically similar pattern. Some agencies may specialize in building and managing their clients’ careers, while others concentrate on making individual books into giant, blockbuster hits. However, when it comes […]

A Few Sales Tricks Can Launch a Book To Top of Online Lists

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The Wall Street Journal THE NUMBERS GUY By CARL BIALIK For $10,000 to $15,000, you, too, can be a best-selling author. New York public-relations firm Ruder Finn says it can propel unknown titles to the top of rankings on Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble with a mass email called the Best-Seller Blast. Popular authors such […]

Build Your Herd

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The New York Times Small Business Summit Breakout Sessions A report from the networking session Rick Frishman had these words for attendees at his summit session on the magic of the network: Build your herd because that’s the easy route to business success. Mr. Frishman, president of New York-based public relations agency Planned Television Arts […]

Frishman Reveals the Tips and Secrets to Getting Books Published

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Author 101: Bestselling Book Proposals Available in Stores Now Syosset • Jerricho Tribune By Denise Nash Rick Frishman Although Jericho resident Rick Frishman has been involved in publicity for 30 years, his dream was always to become an author and he has now accomplished that feat for the fourth time – this time with the […]

What top book publicist Rick Frishman learned when he became an author himself

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Even the world’s most successful authors still have to do ‘the little things’ right Feature in Book Marketing Update By John Kremer, Editor-in-Chief After handling publicity for thousands of authors, from the very famous like John Grisham and Mitch Albom, to mid-level non-fiction writers and even some self-published authors, Rick Frishman, president of Planned Television […]

When Networking Is a Way of Life

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October 3, 2004 By Cheryl Dahle / New York Times Q. It’s time to admit it: Your puny electronic Rolodex and stack of stray business cards from people you met at conferences – and no longer remember – isn’t cutting it as a networking strategy. How do you go from networking nobody to ƒbernetworker? A. […]

Worklife – Networking works, becomes a way of life

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Working Without a Net? Winter 2005 Issue By Bill Clayton / Career Focus Folks commonly think of networking as a job-hunting tool, and it is, indeed, one of the very best. According to the Wall Street Journal, 94 percent of those who’ve just found jobs said that networking was their primary search tool. However, networking […]

Understanding Publicity and Book Sales

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Just Bookz RadioRick Frishman is co-author of Guerrilla Marketing for Writers and Guerrilla Publicity. As president of Planned Television Arts, Frishman has been the driving force behind PTA’s exceptional growth and has remained one of the most powerful and energetic publicists in the media industry.   Click here to listen to the audio