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Higher Education Marketing Releases eBook: Digital Marketing for Higher Ed: Reviewing 2012 Trends to Jump Start 2013


Montreal, Qc (PRWEB) February 04, 2013

Higher Education Marketing recently released their eBook, “Digital Marketing for Higher Ed: Reviewing 2012 Trends to Jump Start 2013.”

Available by free download directly on the Higher Education Marketing website, the eBook offers a digest of the most relevant digital marketing topics and trends that occurred in 2012, and provides insight on how these trends can shape what the higher ed industry can expect in 2013.

The topics were chosen according to the most read posts on the companys blog, which is dedicated to providing news and tips on digital marketing for higher ed.

Last year was a really active year for digital marketing in the higher ed industry. There were a lot of new developments and many new practices were introduced, says Philippe Taza, CEO and Digital Analyst. We wanted to touch on what our readers were most interested in while knowing that these interests will persist in 2013.

The topics discussed in the eBook fall into one of six sections, each relating to a distinct digital marketing practice:


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Each section includes two of the most read blog posts relating to that practice, and is prefaced with a note by one of Higher Education Marketings in-house team members.

We wanted to offer our readers a publication that they can refer to quickly and share easily, says Taza. Ideally, the topics in the eBook will not only give our readers a better grasp on digital marketing for higher ed, but they will also spark discussion.

As a marketing firm that works directly with colleges and universities, Higher Education Marketing specializes in analytics-driven marketing solutions, including Google Analytics, Education Lead Generation, Search Engine Optimization, Social Media Marketing, Content Development, Mobile Marketing and Pay per Click Marketing, as well as other education marketing strategies.

Since their establishment in 2008, Higher Education Marketing has seen significant growth, working with higher ed institutions in both Canada and the United States. Higher Education Marketings focused experience in the education marketplace enables the company to bring a deep understanding of education lead generation, recruitment, and the general marketing needs of its college and university clients. Expertise in analytics and digital marketing provides its clients with cutting-edge technical and tactical online marketing strategy and solutions.

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Military Writers Conference Scheduled for Sept 12-14, 2012 in Denver

Denver, CO (PRWEB) May 03, 2012

Victor Ian LLC, a military media and gaming company, will host the inaugural Sangria Summit: A Military Writers Conference from Sept. 12 to 14, 2012, in Denver, Colo. Drawing from successful writers in the military genre, the Conference will connect established writers with aspiring writers seeking to develop their craft in this niche market. The format will consist of an intensive workshop led by established writers of fiction and non-fiction books. Beyond the workshop there will be panel discussions on writing, self-publishing, traditional publishing, selling your book and author readings.

In an effort to meet the new demand for online and self-publishing, the Sangria Summit will also address digital-focused writing for e-publication on the various mobile devices.

Bob Mayer

New York Times Best Seller author Bob Mayer will lead the workshop. Mayer, a West Point graduate, served in the Infantry and Special Forces commanding an A-Team and as a Special Forces operations officer, and was an instructor at Fort Bragg. Mayer sold 347 e-books in January of 2011. In just six months, by July 2011, he was selling over 65,000 e-books a month. By the end of 2011, he sold over 400,000 e-books. Mayer is the CEO of Who Dares Wins Publishing (http://www.whodareswinspublishing.com) which has grown into a seven-figure indie publishing house in just two years. He has authored books in different genres, including thriller, science fiction, suspense, romance and non-fiction.

Caitlin Rother

New York Times Best Seller author, Caitlin Rother, will be leading a workshop on how to bring life to your characters. Rother has written or co-authored eight books, including “Poisoned Love,” “Dead Reckoning,” “Twisted Triangle,” “Deadly Devotion,” The best-seller “My Life, Deleted,” and her first thriller, “Naked Addiction.” Rother teaches journalism, interviewing and creative writing at University of California, San Diego Extension, and also works as a book doctor/editorial consultant. She is also the founder of the authors group San Diego Writing Women and its blog, http://www.sandiegowritingwomen.blogspot.com.

Kelly Kennedy

Keynote speakers include USA Today reporter and Army veteran Kelly Kennedy. Her experience in Somalia and Iraq allowed her to return as a combat reporter and write the story of the hardest-hit unit in Iraq in her well-received book “The Fought For Each Other.” Kennedy has written for Army Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Associated Press, NASA, The (Boulder) Daily Camera, The Denver Post, The (Portland) Oregonian, The Salt Lake Tribune and The (Ogden) Standard-Examiner.

Gina Cavallaro

Gina Cavallaro, who co-authored the book “Sniper,” will speak on the process of writing and getting a book to market. While at Army Times, she covered U.S. military operations in Kuwait, Qatar, Jordan, Germany and dozens of Army posts in the United States. She embedded with the U.S. military in Afghanistan and Iraq several times. Today, Cavallaro is Marine Corps Times senior reporter.

Nate Brookshire and Marius Tecoanta

Also speaking will be Army Captains Nate Brookshire and Marius Teconanta. Their fiction book “Hidden Wounds, A Soldiers Burden” brings insight from a World War II perspective of what we now term PTSD. Additional authors will be announced once they have confirmed their attendance.

Several book agents and editors will be on hand to critique works of aspiring authors, as well. There will be sufficient time to meet other authors and spend time talking about writing during the two-day conference.

The Conference will begin with an informal reception at the Denver Press Club from 6 to 9 p.m., Sept. 12, 2012. The workshop, which includes lunch, will be at the Denver Marriott City Center from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sept. 13-14, 2012. Two special dinner gatherings with the authors will be at the Denver Press Club.

Just as there was an explosion of successful writers after World War II who wrote about the war, there are thousands of stories to be told by a new crop of writers after 10 years of fighting the War on Terror, said Conference Director, Isaac Cubillos. Today there are many avenues available along with the traditional hard-cover book publishers.

Cubillos is the author of Military Reporters Stylebook and Reference Guide. He has covered the military as a reporter and editor for the past 20 years. He is the editor of Lanterloon Military Writers Magazine (http://www.lanterloon.com), a Victor Ian LLC publication.

We hope to help in the development of a new generation of writers who could be the next Tom Clancy (“Hunt for Red October”), William Manchester (“Portrait of a President,” “Good-bye Darkness: A Memoir of the Pacific War”) or Chris Kyle (“American Sniper”), Cubillos said.

The Sangria Summit is designed for writers of military stories fiction, non-fiction, current affairs, historical, biographical, and memoirs. This is an ideal conference for active-duty military personnel, veterans, and civilians interested in this genre. It is a chance to meet like-minded people, and rub elbows with accomplished authors.

Victor Ian LLC is a military media and gaming company located in Aurora, Colo. The company is devoted to supporting writers of military works through its online publications and conferences.

The Conference will be at the Marriott Denver City Center, In Denver. A special group rate has been arranged with the hotel.

To Register for the conference, visit http://www.sangriasummit.com.

Isaac Cubillos, Conference Director

isaac(at)cubillos(dot)com

772-418-2380







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Leading Indie Publisher Bancroft Press Announces New Emphasis on Memoirs in 2012 and 2013


Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) March 30, 2012

On March 30, 2012, Bruce Bortz, founder and publisher of leading independent publishing house Bancroft Press, announced that his company would shift its focus from fiction, the companys primary (though not exclusive) emphasis for more than a decade, to memoir.

The change will begin on June 12, when Bancroft, located in Baltimore, MD, will launch Marcy Millers Rebooting in Beverly Hills: A Wise and Wild Path for Navigating the Dating World, a dating over 50 memoir tagged as Sex and the City for the next generation.

Its funny, its wise, and its uniquely insightful about real life, says Bortz of Rebooting in Beverly Hills. Its exactly what we look for in a good memoir.

In a way, says Bortz, the change began last August, with the release of Jackie O: On the Couch: Inside the Mind and Life of Jackie Kennedy Onassis, a fictional autobiography of the former first lady. Although not actually written by Onassisin fact, it was written by accomplished psychoanalyst Dr. Alma Bondit told a true story from a first-person perspective, and became one of Bancrofts most successful titles in years.

Our slogan here at Bancroft has always been Books that Enlighten, says Bortz. Jackie O did that, and so do our upcoming memoirs.

Aside from Rebooting in Beverly Hills, these new titles include Gerald Felix Warburgs Dispatches from the Eastern Front, an insider and lobbyists view of Washington, D.C. politics; an untitled memoir from Kevin Kelly about a former football coach who turned out to be a mob enforcer; Phyllis Hains Diamond in the Dark, a Southern girls true story of growing up in the midst of child and spousal abuse, then becoming a national champion of the abused; and in October of this year, Walking Home with Baba, Rohini Ralbys spiritual account of her time spent with Swami Muktananda.

But Bortz emphasizes that this new emphasis on memoir does not mean Bancroft is moving away from fiction. In fact, Bancrofts next title, Elizabeth Leikness The Understory, due out June 1, is a work of humorous literary fiction. We will continue to publish excellent fiction, Bortz says. But well publish terrific memoirs as well.

In a sense, this is Bancroft Press returning to its roots. Nonfiction was the predominant focus of Bancroft Press for nearly its first decade of operation.

Fiction and memoir have a lot in common, says Bortz, especially first-person fiction, which Ive always found to be extremely intimate. They both tell great stories. Really, thats what were all about.





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2012 Sharp Writ Book Awards by Smart Book Lovers Now Open for Submissions


San Francisco, California (PRWEB) March 07, 2012

Smart Book Lovers is now accepting nominations for the 2012 Sharp Writ Book Awards. The Sharp Writ Book Awards are presented annually to recognize excellence in writing. Smart Book Lovers is a non-profit organization for people with high intellect and a passion for books. Our membership is global and currently at approximately 1300.

Both printed and electronic Books are eligible. They must be in English, have a valid ISBN (not required for digital books published on Kindle) and be published in 2009 or later. Books already submitted in 2010 or 2011 cannot be resubmitted. The final deadline for entering is August 31, 2012, with an Early Bird incentive for books submitted by April 30, 2012. Unlike many other book awards, self-published titles are also eligible for entry as long as they meet the other requirements. An application can be downloaded from the Sharp Writ Book Awards website. Anyone, including the publisher, publicist, agent, author or a fan can submit a book for consideration.

Winners in the 2012 Sharp Writ Awards will be announced by December, 2012, at a virtual award ceremony organized jointly by Smart Book Lovers and Channel IQ. The winners of the Sharp Writ Book Awards will receive a crystal award and certificates, as well as earn credibility and publicity for their books.

Dr. Linda Reid is a Los Angeles based physician-author and a two year participant in SWBA. Her book “Where Angels Fear to Tread” (Renegade Paladins). written as Yolanda Pascal, won the award for Science Fiction in 2010; Devil Wind came in at second place in 2011 in Fiction. “I am thrilled that ‘Devil Wind won 2nd place in the Fiction category for the 2011 Sharp Writ Book Awards” said Dr. Reid who wrote the book along with Dr. Deborah Shlian.”Smart Book Lovers, a very discerning group of readers with high IQ, have enjoyed our story in which fathers and daughters overcome years of relationship strife and join forces to save themselves and the lives of thousands of innocent victims from a Los Angeles inferno and a rogue CIA operative’s earthshaking conspiracy.”

Dr. Reid added, I’m honored to receive this prestigious award, and I’ve been very happy that so many readers have discovered my books when they were featured in Sharp Writ Book Awards/ Smart Book Lovers blog and Facebook pages.

The categories for the 2012 Sharp Writ Awards are:

MYSTERY: Mystery, Suspense, Thriller, Sleuths and Crime. Other genres may be considered – contact for approval.

SCIENCE FICTION: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Paranormal, and Supernatural.

GENERAL FICTION: All other categories in Fiction including, but not limited to, Action & Adventure, Graphical Novel, Family, Saga, Historical, Humor, Inspirational, Metaphysical, Political, Western, and Romance. Other sub-genres not explicitly mentioned here, may be considered – contact organizers for more information.

POETRY: All categories of Poetry.

PSYCHOLOGY: Psychology and Self-Help.

GENERAL NON-FICTION: Career, Educational, History, Military, and True Crime. Other genres will be considered – contact organizers for approval.

BIOGRAPHY / AUTOBIOGRAPHY: Books which are biographical or autobiographical in nature, including personal memoirs.

YOUNG ADULT: Books specifically targeted at a teen audience. All genres (fiction, non-fiction, etc.) of young adult are placed in this category.

CHILDREN’S BOOKS: Books specifically targeted at a child audience. Examples include picture books or easy readers that combine text and illustrations.

To find out more details about how to nominate a book or to download a nomination form, visit the Sharp Writ Book Awards website.

About Smart Book Lovers

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Smart Book Lovers is a non-profit, independent organization founded as a virtual place of gathering for people with high intellects and a passion for books. Originally founded as the Book Lovers Special Interest Group (SIG) of Mensa in June 2009, the officers took the group independent in order to better serve its members in 2010. Although no longer affiliated with any other organization, many of the members are current or former members of Mensa and other high IQ societies. Smart Book Lovers maintains group pages on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Yahoo to maximize the virtual experience for all members. In addition, the group publishes the Intelligent Expressions blog, to which group members may submit original writings and book reviews.

About Linda Reid

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Dr. Linda Reid is a physician-author and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA. She has served as a medical correspondent for Eyewitness News at the CBS affiliate in Washington, DC, for CNN and other Television networks. Dr. Reid’s work has been published in several newspapers, including the Washington Post and Los Angeles Times. In addition to co-authoring two Sammy Greene Thrillers with Dr. Deborah Shlian, Dr. Reid is the author of the sci-fi/ fantasy books “Where Angels Fear To Tread” (Renegade Paladins), winner of the 2010 Sharp Writ Books Award in Science Fiction, and its sequel, Abyssal Redemption, as Yolanda Pascal.