Alum byline

Joan Detz Speaker Services

His articles are regularly published in a wide range of industry publications. . Recently, his byline appeared in Intelligent Utility Magazine : [link] Phil Johnson, a freelance writer and speechwriter based in Texas, attended my Advanced Speechwriting workshop a decade ago.

Alum success: another byline

Joan Detz Speaker Services

My congratulations to seminar alum Robert Lerose for another excellent byline. Ever wonder how you can get published and benefit from your own bylines? I’ll teach “How to Break into Freelance Writing: Using Bylines to Build Your Career” on Saturday, November 3 (Philadelphia). His article on cross-selling/upselling techniques was posted at: [link].

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Byline for an alum

Joan Detz Speaker Services

I was delighted to see that The Philadelphia Inquirer chose to publish a bylined submission by Debbie Albert, who attended my career workshop, “How to Break into Freelance Writing: Using Bylines to Build Your Career.” ” Congratulations to Debbie on her excellent piece of good writing!

IndieReader, Byline Disappeared, No Response From Founder Amy Edelman

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

IndieReader is the organization, headed by Amy Edelman , which earns its revenue by giving exposure and providing services to self-published authors. I was checking the links on both published content for my byline and for that ghostwritten for clients. I noticed that the IndieReader article no longer had my byline. It could have been in the small print of a contract I might have signed with IndieReader that the byline is disappeared after a certain period of time.

Alum: byline success

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Congratulations to Gordon Tomb, who had another great piece published in the Harrisburg Patriot-News: . Bylines provide important recognition and boost careers. I’ll offer “How to Break into Freelance Writing: Using Bylines to Build Your Career&# on Saturday, August 20, 2011. link]. I am always pleased to see speech writers expand into other writing formats. Because speechwriting is so anonymous. Interested in learning more about freelancing?

Alum success: byline

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Congratulations to speechwriter Gray Rinehart, who has a few stories that will be published in 2012. One of the stories, “Sensitive, Compartmented” will appear in the April /May 2012 issue of Asimov’s Science Fiction. Another story has been accepted by Analog Science Fiction & Fact

When Facebook Changes Algorithm - Not Every Publisher Perishes

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  But, the near-death experiences of publishers are only part of the story. At Recode , Rani Molla reports that some publishers are actually gaining from what Facebook has been doing with its algorithm during the past year. Sure, the territory usually brings a byline.

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The Power of a Byline

Joan Detz Speaker Services

He reports he’s making good progress: “I’ve had a fourth letter to the editor published and, just this morning, an op-ed piece …&# . Bylines help build careers. Smart speechwriters know: bylines can become their most impressive professional credential. I recently received a note from a writer who attended my 2009 “Business of Six-Figure Speechwriting&# seminar in Philadelphia. Previously, he had worked on staff with a large energy company.

Get Published in Brandname Media - Here's the Bulletrproof Strategy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

From the get-go, she admits in her bylined article that she was sitting pretty freshman year in college. You are more likely to be published about this than through an article on presidential debates and fact-checking. Jennifer Billock nailed a nice placement in The Guardian. Her story?

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Alum byline: NYU on-line magazine

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Freelance writer Gordon Tomb has been published in Cable , the on-line alumni magazine of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University. I’ve had the pleasure of working with Gordon Tomb in several of my speechwriting seminars, and I always enjoy seeing his bylines. On Saturday, August 20, I’ll offer “How to Break into Freelance Writing: Using Bylines to Build Your Career&#. .

Alum success: a good byline

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Congratulations to Irene Maslowski, who just had an excellent article published in the autumn publication of the Direct Marketing Association in Washington, DC … “Crisis Communications and Preparation: What Every Organization Needs to Know and Why

Alum Success: A good byline

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Karen wrote an article that was published in the summer edition of the German American Trade Magazine. Congratulations to Karen Fenner, who attended my Advanced Speechwriting seminar a few years ago.

Alum success: Another publishing credit

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Phil Johnson, a freelance business writer and executive speechwriter based in Texas, had another article published. Here’s the link to his byline in Intelligent Utility : . [link

Alum: the importance of getting published

Joan Detz Speaker Services

He recently published two articles, which I’ll share with the attendees in my next career workshop: &# How to Break into Freelance Writing: Using Bylines to Build Your Career&# (Saturday, October 9, Philadelphia) . How does getting published provide a career benefit for speechwriters? Bob has participated in several of my speechwriting seminars, and he knows: Bylines make a difference.

WALL STREET JOURNAL Op-eds: Contrarian Nassir Ghaemi gets published

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"How can we get our client's opinion-editorial [op-ed] published in THE WALL STREET JOURNAL?"   Thanks to that insight, I penned an op-ed for president Jimmy Lee which had been published in NEWSWEEK.  Publish a book. 

Vanity Fair - Monica Lewinsky Joins Its Stable of Writers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's the glam opportunity to die for: Being published in Vanity Fair. And, well, Monica Lewinsky essentially did that - die to be able to have her byline in that glossy. Here is her piece. Lewinsky died many times - emotionally, spiritually and in terms of branding.

Book Authors Now Earn $17,500 Annually (Authors Guild Survey)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Picking up assignments writing for my own byline for The New York Times or publishing books was fun. We have to transcend the longing for a byline in prominent media in order to make a good living. Being a book author was like being an English college professor.

Conde Nast - Future In Play

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And The Dream was to have an article published in one of the Conde Nast titles. The closest I came to being admitted to paradise was having my work published in McCall's, Family Circle, and Pittsburgh Magazine. My crude mantra is:  You pay dearly for having a byline

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Content Marketing - Long Form Dominates

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those public relations players who publish articles on industry newsletter O'Dwyer PR are engaging in content marketing. So, yes, it's not mistaken to classify much of the outsider-bylined articles and opinion-editorials on O'Dwyer PR as content marketing. Let's face it.

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LinkedIn - Not Exactly Op-Ed Section of WSJ or NYT

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Self-publishing bylined opinion-editorials and articles on it might hurt not help your branding in your discipline. Often there are serial publishers. LinkedIn is an influential, powerful platform. But not for everything. Daily, I get notices that this member or that member of LinkedIn has put out there a provocative piece on this or that. Every week there's another notice of yet another bit of insight. 

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Links With Brandname Media Properties - May Have Limited Shelf Life

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For relative peanuts but for my own byline I researched and wrote articles on stocks for an investment guidance firm. After 140 published articles I figured that was more than enough for my portfolio. There are myriad ways of investing in our careers - and getting screwed.

2014 69

"Genius" Re-creates Era When Books Mattered

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Perkins approached publishing as a mission, not a business. Much of publishing, especially self-publishing, is a business. No longer do I advise clients to publish a book as a price of entry. Previously I did publish one novel which was #60 on Amazon for a while.

2016 56

Bitcoin - Will My Alma Mater Seton Hill U, Greensburg, PA, Include It in Fundraising Options

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Both for clients' bylines and for my own, I provide research, fresh thinking, and content on bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. The Tribune-Review published the article. I have become part of the bitcoin loop.

2018 52

The Science of Genius - That's What Nancy Andreasen Studies, Not Link Between Creativity and Mental Illness

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I publish articles in media outlets ranging from Payment Week to Huffington Post.   In the past few years I had published two books for my own byline.

2014 56

Ghostwriter's Love Affair with Journalism: Schoolgirlish Crush?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The satisfaction of doing a deep dive into a subject, the sources' pleasure at being interviewed and folks contacting you after they see your byline.    Today, the publisher of a regional parents' publication offered me $60 for a 1,000 worder on online education.  For 1,000 worder with a client's byline on, say, an opinion-editorial, I would be paid a buck or two bucks per word. 

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Alum: letter to The New York Times

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Chambers for getting her letter published at: NYT, FASHION & STYLE | July 24, 2011. An experienced writer and etiquette consultant, Cheryl attended my 2010 workshop on “How to Break into Freelance Writing: Using Bylines to Build Your Career.&# . Congratulations to Cheryl V. Letters . . The 2011 session of “How to Break into Freelance Writing&# will be held on Saturday, August 20, in Philadelphia. For more information: www.joandetz.com.

Book Authors: Mostly Labor of Love or Marketing Tool

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Also, increasingly it's irrelevant whether the books are produced by a publisher such as HarperCollins or a self-publisher like iUniverse.com.  It could be a memoir of growing up rich in Europe and will be self-published.  The other two are self-published.

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Meme of Going Local - Ghostwriters/Speechwriters, Jeff Immelt Ended Globalization Focus

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I predict a call for opinion-editorials for executive bylines to be published in establishment media on Localization. The era of globalization probably ended officially today.

2016 56

Herb Schmertz, Dead at 87 - Showed the World Power of Sponsored Content, Then Called "Advertorial"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That was through creating op-eds about energy and paying to have them published in The Wall Street Journal.   In those days that publishing tactic was called "advertorial," Today it's known as "sponsored content" or "native advertising." The first homerun for me was getting Gulf's president Jimmy Lee's commentary published in Newsweek. Herb Schmertz became  the  brandname in public affairs.

2018 40

Ghostwriting in Recovering Economy: Gravitas still dominates, dog fight for media placements

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Executives want their bylined pieces to be published in brandname media.    In that way, we aren't the fall guy or girl when the piece doesn't get published. Ghostwriters are again enjoying having too much to do. 

Remembering Enron - After 12 Years, Its Evil Genius Jeff Skilling Released from Prison

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

No longer were they contacting us for bylined articles to be published in the business media or for presentations to be delivered at prestigious forums such as the World Economic Forum.

2019 56

Healing in Connecticut: Dr. William Petit, Wife Christine welcome baby boy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 Then she published a bylined article in VOGUE, telling us that she was engaged to be married.  Six years ago, the Cheshire, Connecticut home invasion shocked the nation.  At the end of it, Dr. William Petit II was the sole survivor.

2013 52

Personal Finance Writers In Demand: How to get in, get top dollar

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  That entails researching, suggesting topics, presenting an outline, and then producing the content for their byline.    There are opportunities for publishing under my own byline but they pay one-third of what I receive for ghostwriting.

Yes, It's Come to This: Wanting to Quit All Social Media But Can't, Not Professionally, Not Socially

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Wasn't it a hell of lot easier to send them a note of congratulations when their bylined article had been published in The Wall Street Journal? Just last night I was reflecting: Can I relocate to a small U.S. town near Mexico, semi-retire, and finally quit all social media?

2019 52

Don't Self Promote: Have the grapevine do that for you

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Can you self promote through publishing articles for your byline and delivering speeches? Contagious.    That's the meme for 2014. Too many are mistaking that for the need to self promote. Forget it.   Self promoters are known as just that: Self promoters.

2014 61

Ghostwriters: WORTH Magazine endorses us

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  They include executive-bylined articles and opinion-editorials published in brandname media, website content, social media such as blog posts and tweets, scripts for podcasts and videos, speeches, and employee communications. 

2013 52

Ghostwriting: Less editorial work, more for marketing communications/sales

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  When I contact public relations agencies about freelance assignments I provide the laundry list of publication credits under clients' bylines.  There is a theory that all messaging is in some way related to selling. 

2013 52

Culture of Machiavellism: Great work can happen

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 My portfolio was bursting with samples of articles for their clients' bylines which had been published everywhere that mattered. The boutique in Manhattan operated on pure Machiavellian principles.

2013 61

"Snow Fall: Avalanche at Tunnel Creek" by John Branch - Long form is not dead

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

My idea of a good death for myself: Pressing the send button on an opinion-editorial which will be published in THE WALL STREET JOURNAL under the client's byline the next day and then having the big bang.

Fareed Zaharia: Journalists answer to a different god than do ghostwriters

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 The NEW YORK OBSERVER  reports that a former colleague at NEWSWEEK Jerry Adler states that he ghostwrote material that was published under Zaharia's byline.  The writing game has many different sets of rules, depending on what version of it we are playing. 

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance

Joan Detz Speaker Services

I was delighted to open the May issue of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and discover my letter to the editor had been published. (No, If you’re interested in getting published (via newspaper op-eds, magazines, books, trade publications, the internet), consider attending “How to Break into Freelance Writing: Using Bylines to Build Your Career.&# I’ll offer this Saturday career workshop on August 20th, in Philadelphia. .

Writing as Tool, Not Stand-Alone Career Path

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Sure, publishing for one's own byline a feature or opinion-editorial in a high-profile media outlet is a heady experience.

2018 52

Post- Kindle Unlimited - Writers Have To Nurture New Models (e.g. Patreon)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Most of us in ghostwriting have published books for our own byline - and satisfaction. As with all disruptions, some will make out like bandits.

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