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Content Marketing 101

CM101We live in a world with more information out there than ever before, and content is the new currency to building connections and engaging with your existing and potential audience. Starting on September 8, MediabistroEDU is launching its new online boot camp, Content Marketing 101! Through an interactive series of webcasts, you’ll learn what this buzzword is all about- why it’s more important than ever and how you can build a successful brand or business around it.

You’ll hear from content and marketing experts, who will teach you the best practices for creating, distributing and measuring the success of your content. You’ll learn how to tie content marketing to your larger business objectives, pinpoint the key roles involved in content marketing and how to make the career jump, develop a content strategy and distribution plan and more!

Almost 60% of companies today use some form of content marketing. Sign up for our brand new boot camp before August 15 to get $50 OFF with early bird pricing, and get hands-on content marketing training for you and your brand. Register now!

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Management 101

Management 101Become a better manager in our new online boot camp, Management 101! Starting October 27, MediabistroEDU instructors will teach you the best practices being a manager, including, how to transition into a management role, navigate different team personalities, plan a team event and more! Register before September 30 to get $50 OFF with early bird pricing. Register now!

Get $75 OFF Book Promotion & Publicity Boot Camp

BookPRBootCampGet $75 OFF registration for MediabistroEDU’s brand new online boot camp, Book Promotion & Publicity Boot Camp with code SUN75! Hurry, this boot camp starts on July 10!

In this intensive boot camp starting July 10, you will learn the publicity skills needed to ensure a successful book launch using various promotional techniques. You will hear from publishing and public relation experts who will teach you step-by-step how to successfully launch your book campaign including how to create a social media kit, use social media to build your audience, interact with fans and other authors on panels, start your own email marketing newsletter and more! View the full agenda here.

Whether you’re an author who’s already working with a big publisher or are self-published, this interactive boot camp will teach you the best methods to launch a successful publicity campaign for your book. Hurry and register before July 7 to get $75 OFF with promo code SUN75. Register now!

MediabistroEDU Summer Sale- $75 OFF Courses

MediabistroEDU wants this to be your best summer yet. That’s why we’re offering $75 OFF all courses and boot camps with code SUN75. Before you head to the beach, set your goals for the summer and register for one of our courses to guarantee you meet them!

Put down your chick lit novel and write your own, expand your knowledge and learn the best social media practices, or rework your digital content strategy to optimize your brand’s audience online!  Whatever your goal is, our courses are guaranteed to make Summer 2014 your most productive one yet with our expert instructors, career driven topics, and thorough curriculums.

So make the most of your summer and register for any of our online courses, in-person courses, or online boot camps today!

Summer Writing Resources — Plus a YA Publishing Chat

FigmentNeed a little help keeping your writing from wilting this summer? Crank up the AC, drag over your laptop, and check out the online writing community Figment for company, commiseration, feedback, and inspiration.

With over 300,000 members and a library of more than half-a-million user stories, Figment has something for every type of writer.

Are you the kind who needs a little prodding? Sign up for Daily Themes and join the 10,000 other writers who are getting an original writing prompt delivered to their inboxes every morning.

Or are you the competitive type? Check out Figment’s writing contests, where you can win fame, glory, and prizes. (Psst — Sometimes you don’t even need to write anything to win big swag: Figment is almost always offering a sweepstakes of some kind.)

Are you a budding novelist? Join Figment this Thursday for one of its great live author chats! This week, young-adult authors Elizabeth Norris (Unraveling and Unbreakable) and Brodi Ashton (Everneath and Everbound) — plus special guest Kristin Rens, editor at HarperCollins imprint Balzer + Bray — will be talking about what happens after you get that book contract. Sign up for a reminder for “Living the Dream: Real Talk About Life as a Published Author” — this Thursday, May 23 at 7 p.m. ET!

 

Nina Berry Scores Book Deals with KTeen Imprint

Nina Berry landed a two-book deal with Kensington Books’ KTeen Imprint. Her first novel, Otherkin, was released in the summer of 2012.

Nina says, “The keys to success for me were a love of writing, a determination to learn and get better, and sheer dogged persistence.”

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Deborah Lee Writes about Work Friendships on Slate

Deborah Lee published a personal essay in Slate called “The Wrong Tribe: How failed work friendships helped me escape my corporate career and find my true calling.”

Deborah says, “I really enjoyed the range of topics explored in my classmates’ personal essays and was glad that I could learn from the feedback given to everyone’s work.”

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Linda Olantunde Launches A New Firm: Yellow Duck PR

Linda Olantunde launched a public relations and marketing firm, Yellow Duck PR.

In addition to the PR classes she took, Linda also enrolled in writing classes, and says, “I was surprised how much writing creative stories translates into so many career areas. The classes helped me become a better storyteller overall, particularly for companies and corporations needing marketing and public relations services. They helped put me on the track I am on now.”

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Henry Visotski Lands Job with Euromoney Institutional Investor

Henry Visotski landed a job as Social Media Marketing & Online Product Manager for Euromoney Institutional Investor after taking Understanding Search and Online Marketing with Gracey Newman.

His words of wisdom: “Embrace the changing technologies and trends, and try to introduce some of them at your company. Never stop learning new skills.”

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Brooklyn Based Publishes Matthew Worley’s Article on the Revival of the Typewriter

Matthew Worley sold his article, “A Resonant, Rhythmic, Writing Revival,” to Brooklyn Based.

Matthew says, “The instructor taught me the value of persistence in dealing with editors — a quality I lacked at times — and I have already seen the value of following up and phoning, multiple times if necessary, to gain an editor’s ear.”

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Sabrina Ricci Launches Online Literary Magazine: FictionBrigade

Sabrina Ricci launched an online literary magazine specializing in flash fiction called FictionBrigade.

Sabrina says, “Taking Mediabistro courses has helped me improve my writing, but more important, it has helped me be tougher as a writer.”

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