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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!

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Freelancing 101

Freelancing 101Manage a top-notch freelancing career in our online boot camp, Freelancing 101! Starting August 18, freelancing experts will teach you the best practices for a solid freelancing career, from the first steps of self-advertising and marketing, to building your own schedule and managing clients.  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!

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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Amy Costello Lauches Multimedia Platform: Tiny Spark

Amy Costello launched a podcast and multimedia platform, Tiny Spark, which “ignites debate about the Business of Doing Good.”

Amy’s advice to writers: “Take risks, blaze your own path, tell compelling stories, meet your deadlines, respect the people you write about. And for God’s sake, don’t wait for permission to do the things you want to do.”

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Joe Peta Scores Book Deal with Dutton Books

Joe Peta sold his nonfiction book, Trading Bases: A Story about Wall Street, Gambling, and Baseball (Not Necessarily in that Order), to Dutton Books, a publishing division of the Penguin Group (USA).

Joe says, “Without the combination of the nonfiction book writing and nonfiction book proposal courses, both of which were invaluable to me, a complete publishing/media industry outsider, I could never have put together the proposal which led to my book sale.”

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