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August 5, 2008: Family Leave Day, Green Peppers Day, National Failures Day, Little Orphan Annie's Birthday

Details on these days — and 18,500 others! — can be found in
John Kremer's Celebrate Today Special Events Data Files.

In this issue . . .
-- Book Hub distribution
-- Small Business CEO magazine
-- Dark-Hunter YouTube video
-- Three national PR opportunities for your authors and your books

Book Hub distribution
“Book Hub Inc. is looking for publishers that are committed to big design capabilities with editorial visions celebrating lifestyles. Our publishers will be mainstream or eclectic and will compete aggressively for shelf space and the hearts and minds of the book buying pubic with fiction and non-fiction titles alike. Book Hub Inc. wants publishers who know why Chronicle Books, Running Press, Sourcebooks, Workman, and Ten Speed Press are successful and dominate the attention of readers. If you are a like-minded publisher we want to represent your titles and we will help your publishing endeavors with ongoing success in the marketplace.

For more information or to submit for the Spring 2009 catalog, contact: Book Hub, Dan Haldeman, P O Box 4092, Santa Cruz CA 95063; 831-726-1255; Fax: 831-515-5955. Email: Web: (active September 2008). Warehouse in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Offers distribution to book wholesalers, bookstores, mass-market outlets like Wal-Mart and Target, college bookstores, foreign distribution. Also some gift, online, and catalog outlets.

Small Business CEO magazine
The Small Business CEO magazine was launched on August 1st. Check it out at

They need lots of articles. Send article ideas to Stacy Larmore, Managing Editor. Email: Put "article submission" in the subject line.

Ric and Liz Thompson are the publishers of this new magazine. As a contributor, you'll also be able to list your upcoming seminars and teleseminars on their website.

Dark-Hunter YouTube video
The book trailer for the latest book in the Dark Hunter series was featured a few days ago as one of YouTube's hot videos. So far almost 180,000 people have viewed this book trailer:

Also 371 people have rated it and 300 people have written comments. Not too bad. Of course, not near the numbers I teach you how to get via my Ten Million Eyeballs Events:

Three national PR opportunities for your authors and your books
Here are three new promotions from my friends at Bradley Communications:

Free video on getting major national publicity:

National Publicity Summit: Check out this opportunity to meet with major producers and decision makers at key national media:

After attending Steve Harrison's National Publicity Summit,
Ron & Lisa Beres were booked on the Today Show.
Steve Shapiro was the subject of a big story in O Magazine.
Lauri Loewenberg appeared on ABC's The View and Good Morning America.
Jim Vonmier got on CBS Evening News and Early Show.
Kelly McCloskey used what she learned to get booked on Oprah.
Barry Spilchuk was interviewed on Fox News Channel just five hours later.

Sandy Clemmons got written up in Health Magazine, Money Magazine and TV Guide -- all from meeting journalists face-to-face at the Summit. Even better her royalty checks have gone up over 700%!

Free print publicity teleseminar:

You can listen in on a free teleseminar on Thursday, August 7th, at either 2:00 p.m. Eastern or 7:00 p.m. Eastern. Listen in as editors at Woman's Day and Woman's World as well as a top business writer tell you the secrets to getting free national print publicity. new pages
Here are some of the new pages I've added to the website in the past few months:

Book Promotion Advice:
Eproducts Sales Sites:
Ezine Directories:
Keyword Search Tools:

Book Ranks: This page features 85 keywords where ranks in the top 10 in Google searches.

Page Ranks: This page features 45 keywords where one of my hobby websites ranks in the top 10 in Google searches.

Quotable Books
There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets
the future in. — Graham Greene, novelist, The Power and the Glory

Click on the above book cover to order this great collection as a Word ebook for only $7.00.

More great quotes and quotable books at

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