Archive for January, 2010

Gail Martin to Speak for Edmonton Audiences at Two February Events

January 28, 2010

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Charlotte: Marketing expert and bestselling author Gail Z. Martin will speak to two Alberta, Canada audiences February 4 – 6 as part of her Thrifty Authors’ Guide tour.

On February 4, Martin will speak to the Edmonton chapter of the Canadian Speakers Association on “30 Days to Marketing Results Success,” based on her upcoming book, “Social Media Marketing for Small Business: The 30 Day Results Guide.”

February 5- 6, Martin will be a keynote speaker at the Meet-up in Red Deer event for the Edmonton and Calgary chapters of eWomenNetwork. Her topic will be “I’m on Facebook: Now What?” and will focus on how small businesses can use social media marketing to get results even on a limited budget.

Gail Martin owns DreamSpinner Communications and is the author of “The Thrifty Authors’s Guide to Launching Your Book” from Comfort Publishing as well as the upcoming “Social Media Marketing for Small Business: The 30 Day Results Guide” from Career Press. She is also the author of the bestselling Chronicles of the Necromancer fantasy adventure series, with the newest book, Dark Lady’s Chosen, just released December 29, 2009. Her new series, The Fallen Kings Cycle, launches with Orbit Books in 2010.

DreamSpinner Communications offers exceptional writing, marketing and teleseminar programs for companies throughout the U.S. and Canada. For more information, visit www.GailMartinMarketing.com.

Creating Reality and Marketing to Millennials are Focus of January Shared Dreams Podcast

January 28, 2010

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Charlotte: Shared Dreams Marketing Podcast, hosted by DreamSpinner Communications’ president Gail Martin, talks with LaFern Batie The Batie Group author of “Marketing Brand You”, owner of The Batie Group and Joelle Prochera, Coach Joelle, Inc.

Hypnotist and motivator Wayne Lee talks with Gail about why what your mind believes is real creates reality. Then Delores Valdez Jarvis, author of Gettin’ It Right, about marketing to the Millennial Generation and why Millennials are the consumer group to watch.

The podcast features business leaders from around North America talking about relevant issues and marketing tactics for small business.

Podcasts post monthly at www.SharedDreamsPodcast.com. Visitors can listen online at the site, download from iTunes or subscribe via RSS. Past podcasts are archived on the site and can be downloaded in MP3 format.

DreamSpinner Communications offers exceptional writing, marketing and teleseminar programs for companies throughout the U.S. and Canada. For more information, visit www.GailMartinMarketing.com.

DreamSpinner Communications owner Gail Martin Lands Marketing Book Contract with National Publisher Career Press

January 28, 2010

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Charlotte: Marketing expert Gail Martin, owner of DreamSpinner Communications, has just signed a contract with Career Press, a national business book publisher, for “Social Media Marketing for Small Business: The 30 Day Guide.” The book is expected to be a Fall, 2010 release.

“Social Media Marketing for Small Business: The 30 Day Guide” shares Martin’s proprietary approach to achieving marketing results in a short period of time. Created with busy business owners in mind, Martin makes it easy to understand how new media outlets such as Facebook, LinkedIN, Squidoo and Twitter can be used to increase a company’s visibility and gain clients.

Martin is a marketing consultant and international speaker and is also the author of The Thrifty Author’s Guide to Launching Your Book, a how-to guide on book marketing for authors. She is also the host of the Shared Dreams podcast (www.SharedDreamsPodcast.com) and has written articles for numerous regional and national magazines.

DreamSpinner Communications offers exceptional writing, marketing and speaking programs for companies throughout the U.S. and Canada. For more information, visit www.GailMartinMarketing.com.

Greater Charlotte eWomenNetwork Chapter Recognizes Four with First-Ever Award

January 28, 2010

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Charlotte: The Greater Charlotte Region chapter of eWomenNetwork recognized four volunteer leaders with a first-ever “Give First, Share Always” regional award in recognition of service to the chapter.

Award recipients include: Kim Jacobs, host of the TV show “Daily Balance With Kim Jacobs;” Gail Martin, owner of DreamSpinner Communications; Joyce Poole of Helen Adams Realty; and Nancy White with Rejvn8u-Isagenix.

The award was presented by Lori Dvorak, Executive Managing Director of the Greater Charlotte Region chapter. Dvorak was the first to win the first national “Give First, Share Always Award” in August, presented by eWomenNetwork Founder Sandra Yancey.

eWomenNetwork is one of the largest professional networking and marketing organizations for women in North America. For more information about eWomenNetwork or to register online, visit www.eWomenNetwork.com, Greater Charlotte Regional Chapter or contact Lori Dvorak, Executive Managing Director Greater Charlotte Regional Chapter at 704-947-8476.

Marketing Podcast Guests Tackle Personal Development and Envisioning Your Future

January 28, 2010

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Charlotte: Shared Dreams Marketing Podcast, hosted by DreamSpinner Communications’ president Gail Martin, talks with LaFern Batie The Batie Group author of “Marketing Brand You”, owner of The Batie Group and Joelle Prochera, Coach Joelle, Inc.

LaFern Batie and Gail talk about why professional and personal development is essential. Then Joelle Prochera and Gail discuss the power of a person’s thoughts and why “what you see is what you get” when it comes to envisioning the future.

The podcast features business leaders from around North America talking about relevant issues and marketing tactics for small business.

Podcasts post monthly at www.SharedDreamsPodcast.com. Visitors can listen online at the site, download from iTunes or subscribe via RSS. Past podcasts are archived on the site and can be downloaded in MP3 format.

DreamSpinner Communications offers exceptional writing, marketing and teleseminar programs for companies throughout the U.S. and Canada. For more information, visit www.GailMartinMarketing.com.

Facebook Marketing Kicks off 2010 “Marketing Results” Teleseminar Series

January 28, 2010

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Charlotte: How to market your business on Facebook is the topic when marketing expert Gail Martin kicks off her new teleseminar series with “The Real Deal About Facebook Marketing” on Jan. 20.

The one-hour teleclass will share tips for : “Friending” the right people and extending contacts into referrals; Leveraging your blog, Twitter stream and other social media sites for maximum impact (and minimum time investment) and Using Facebook as part of a larger social media marketing strategy.

The “Marketing Results” series helps small businesses, home-based companies and solo professionals marketing themselves more effectively, even on a small budget.

Gail Martin owns DreamSpinner Communications, and is an international speaker on business and book marketing. She’s also the author of The Thrifty Author’s Guide to Launching Your Book and the upcoming Social Media Marketing for Small Business: The 30 Day Guide from Career Press.

All programs are Wednesday at Noon Eastern. Details and sign-up are at:
http://www.dreamspinnercommunications.com/page/page/5671430.htm and www.GailMartinMarketing.com

Building Qualified Traffic is Focus of Nov. 18 Small Business Teleseminar

January 28, 2010

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Charlotte: “Events and Webinars: Building Qualified Traffic” is the Nov. 18 program at Noon Eastern in the Marketing Turnaround Teleseminar Series by DreamSpinner Communications. The monthly series of teleseminars provides marketing action strategies for small businesses and solo professionals.

Taught by marketing expert Gail Martin, the one-hour teleclass will teach listeners what it takes to put on a successful real or online event. She’ll also explain how business owners can decide between a live or virtual event, and how to gauge whether the payoff is worth it.

Gail Martin has a 25-year background in corporate and nonprofit marketing. She’s the owner of DreamSpinner Communications, a bestselling author, and author of the new book The Thrifty Author’s Guide to Launching Your Book.

The teleseminar costs $19.99. Sign up for the teleclass at http://www.dreamspinnercommunications.com/page/page/5671430.htm.

For more information, visit www.GailMartinMarketing.com.

Marketing Podcast Guests Focus on Strategies for Creative Businesses and Personal Branding

January 28, 2010

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Charlotte, NC—Shared Dreams Marketing Podcast, hosted by DreamSpinner Communications’ president Gail Martin, talks with Margot Morgan with Executive Coaching Group and Deborah Shane of Train with Shane.

Margot Morgan talks with Gail about why “creative businesses” such as artists, musicians, and art/entertainment companies need strategic planning, and then Deborah Shane shares her unique perspective on essential personal branding.

The podcast features business leaders from around North America talking about relevant issues and marketing tactics for small business.

Podcasts post monthly at www.SharedDreamsPodcast.com. Visitors can listen online at the site, download from iTunes or subscribe via RSS. Past podcasts are archived on the site and can be downloaded in MP3 format.

DreamSpinner Communications offers exceptional writing, marketing and teleseminar programs for companies throughout the U.S. and Canada. For more information, visit www.GailMartinMarketing.com.

Social Media, PR are Stars of the 2010 “Marketing Results” Teleseminar Series Line-Up

January 28, 2010

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Charlotte: Social media, PR and Low-cost promotions headline in the new 2010 “Marketing Results” teleseminar series from marketing expert Gail Martin of DreamSpinner Communications.

The “Marketing Results” series helps small businesses, home-based companies and solo professionals marketing themselves more effectively, even on a small budget.

All programs are Wednesday at Noon Eastern. The 2010 class line-up includes:

Jan. 20 – The Real Deal About Facebook Marketing
Feb. 17 – Gain Clients and Generate Buzz on Twitter
Mar. 17 – Network Your Way to More Business on LinkedIN
Apr. 21 – Do You Squidoo? Social Media’s Secret Weapon
May 19 – 30 Minutes a Day To More PR Coverage
June 23 – 30 Minutes a Day To More Effective Networking and Collaboration
July 21 – Get More Business from Trade Shows and Events
Aug. 18 – 10 Simple Tricks to Juice Up Your Promotions
Sept. 22 – Good PR When There’s Bad News: How to Handle a Media Crisis
Oct. 20 – 30 Minutes a Day to Marketing That Gets Results
Nov. 17 – “Gift-ability”—Marketing Whatever You Sell to Gift Buyer
Dec. 8 – “Results Envy”—The Secret to Big Sales

Details at:
http://www.dreamspinnercommunications.com/page/page/5671430.htm

For information about Gail Martin’s books and marketing, visit www.GailMartinMarketing.com and www.ChroniclesOfTheNecromancer.com.

Web Site Know-How is Focus for Author Class

January 28, 2010

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Charlotte: Bestselling author Gail Z. Martin rejoins WriteWellU for a new teleseminar on how to market new fiction or non-fiction books.

•    Book Web Sites that Wow Readers  Dec. 2, 1 p.m. Eastern

Martin is the bestselling author of The Chronicles of the Necromancer fantasy adventure series and the upcoming how-to book, “The Thrifty Author’s Guide to Launching Your Book Without Losing Your Mind.”  She is a frequent presenter for WriteWell.U and other online marketing platforms.

Martin’s fiction is currently published by Solaris Books (now Rebellion, Ltd.) and her non-fiction is published by Comfort Publishing.  WriteWellU.com provides education for authors of fiction and non-fiction books.

For teleseminar details, pricing and registration, visit www.WriteWellU.com.

For information about Gail Martin’s books and marketing, visit www.GailMartinMarketing.com and www.ChroniclesOfTheNecromancer.com.