Inventor Needs Publicity Ideas for Handle That Makes it Easy to Shovel Snow and Dirt

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Publicity Hound Howie Rosenshine of Downington, Pa., writes:"I invented the Shovelution, a shovel handle attachment that lets you greatly reduce the effort, strain and potential injury involved in shoveling snow or dirt."It attaches easily to any straight-shaft shovel or similar implement. When you add it to your standard shovel, you can switch … [Read more...]

Dog Tweets–6 tips for even the busiest #entrepreneurs to get the sleep they need

Here are my Top 10 tweets from this past week, great for retweeting! If you missed these, follow The Publicity Hound on Twitter.6 tips for even the busiest #entrepreneurs to get the sleep they need. ow.ly/PF0JiGhost Blogging - Yes or No? [Poll - Please vote!] via @DeniseWakeman #smallbiz #entrepreneur goo.gl/oZ6Lkv via #sbzclubHow to Stay Fresh and … [Read more...]

How FotoJet Pitched Me and Got Publicity for Its Web App

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When you launch a new product or service, reach out to bloggers whose audiences are a perfect fit. This morning, I found a compact little pitch in my email, from Candy at PearlMountain Technology, the graphic software developer that created the FotoJet web app. You can use the free tool to make collages, photo cards, social media images and more … [Read more...]

Association of Publishers for Special Sales Needs Leaders to Start Local Chapters

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This guest post was written by Brian Jud, an author, book-marketing consultant, seminar leader, television host, President of Book Marketing Works and a partner in Premium Book Company that sells books to non-bookstore buyers on a non-returnable, commission basis. Brian is the author of How to Make Real Money Selling Books (Without Worrying About … [Read more...]

7 Ways to Use Explainer Videos for Publicity, Promotion

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Explainer videos tell your company's story at your website, and explain how visitors will find value at the site. My video is the the first thing you see on my homepage at The Publicity Hound website, and it's gotten more than 2,000 views. But these short videos aren't only for your home page. After I wrote about this infographic from QuickSprout … [Read more...]

Ideas Needed for Promoting a Physician’s 20th Anniversary

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Publicity Hound Pat Sabiston, a marketing communications consultant from Panama City, Fla., asks:"One of my clients, a  facial plastic/ear-nose-throat physician in northwest Florida, will be celebrating 20 years in practice in August. "We're hosting an open house, producing a funny TV commercial, and we'll have an "oldie but goodie" slide show … [Read more...]

Dog Tweets–Confused by #SEO? Grab Hubspot’s free template & stay organized. #freePRtool

Here are my Top 10 tweets from this past week, great for retweeting! If you missed these, follow The Publicity Hound on Twitter.Confused by #SEO? Grab Hubspot's free template & stay organized. #freePRtool ow.ly/PlnR6#Twitter Offers Persona-Based #Advertising With New Data Features | #brandingyourbusiness ow.ly/PeVheThe World's 57 Largest … [Read more...]

Help This Hound Returns: Submit Your Publicity Question

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Help This Hound, a regular feature in my twice-a-week email tips, was one of the most popular sections of my newsletter.Readers loved it, because they could submit a question about a publicity problem that stumped them. I featured the question here and then included it in the newsletter. Other readers, who welcomed the challenge, would come here … [Read more...]

How Authors Can Use a Blog to Promote a Cause or Issue

By Nina AmirAs an aspiring or published author, you've probably heard this advice: You need a blog.The reasons are always the same. A blog helps you develop your author platform, create a brand, build expert status, and promote your books. But did you know you can do something even more meaningful with a blog?You can start a movement.If the reason … [Read more...]

Dog Tweets–11 free tools to generate ideas for your blog

Here are my Top 10 tweets from this past week, great for retweeting! If you missed these, follow The Publicity Hound on Twitter.11 free tools to generate ideas for your #blog ow.ly/30mT2s #bloggingforbusiness #bloggingtips#authors: Join @JFbookman @PublicityHound @mybookshepherd @NewShelves at Publishing at Sea Jan 2016-early bird: … [Read more...]