Meghan Ain't Taking Crap from Queen Elizabeth, Sources Report

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Queen Elizabeth, forever head of The Firm, announced that the rogue team Meghan/Harry couldn't use Sussex Royal branding because they will no longer be royalty. For instance, they had branded their website as an extension of their royalty.   Branding careers Current Affairs DigitalInfluencer Games Generational Divide legal Personal Musings Politics Web/Tech

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"Stefano Tonchi v. Advance Publications" - Latest Chapter in Paradise Lost

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As part of its turnaround plan, that former publishing paradise, which treated creative talent like royalty, has been selling off titles. In a digital era, Conde Nast, whose parent is Advance Publications, can't get it right, as The New York Times finally did (at least for now.).

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BusinessInsider Rebranding as Insider - Strategy to Attract More Sponsored Content

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That adds to the royalties I receive from syndication.               Branding Content-provider Current Affairs DigitalInfluencer Games Media Personal Musings Rebranding Selling Values Web/Tech Weblogs WritingBusinessInsider, co-founded by former Wall Street player Henry Blodget, has become a must-read, at least among business people. Blodget wants to expand that to a broader audience.

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

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In addition, the royalties for syndicating my three blogs ( here and here are the other two) are also increasing. Books careers Content-provider Values Web/Tech WritingBeing a book author was like being an English college professor.

Drudge Report Buzzes By Reality Politicos Go on Trips During Scandals

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Needless to say, the Daily Mail article contained many many photos of the Trump group being treated like royalty.   Current Affairs Games Intuitive Personal Musings Politics Travel Web/TechThe Drudge Report positions and packages the Donald Trump et al.

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Your Online Presence - No, It Doesn't Have To Be The Happy Valley

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Gleefully, photos of grandchildren, the perfect chocolate mousse, and the royalty check from publishing that book are posted.   Branding careers Current Affairs Games Media Online video Personal Musings Politics Public Speaking Values Web/Tech Weblogs WritingThe ethos of Facebook is primarily The Happy Valley. Even in sad events such as the death of a relative, the tone is upbeat. I have yet to come across a warning not to despair.

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Silent Generation, Baby Boomers at Work: Not irrelevant, just not as relevant

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The guy has plenty of well-paid speaking engagements, royalties from his books, and consultations he's called to give to those in Asia.  careers Web/Tech That great digital divide separates the rest of the work world from us Baby Boomers and the Silent Generation. 

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SEO, PPC: That long tail

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  [I receive royalties for assisting with the manuscript]. Branding Current Affairs Media Selling Web/Tech Weblogs WritingIn search engine optimization [SEO] and in Pay Per Click [PPC], too many organizations have defaulted into the generic.    Their websites, blogs, tweets, and activities on Google+ all focus on the big picture of what they're about. 

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Bob Dilenschneider's AMA HANDBOOK OF PUBLIC RELATIONS surges on

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  As we know, the web is now as mature an entity as any other utility like water or electricity.    Full disclosure: I earn 50% of royalties for my assistance with it.  A solid book on the fundamentals of communications Bob Dilenschneider's AMA HANDBOOK OF PUBLIC RELATIONS has surged on      Yesterday its rank was hundreds of thousands below where sales stand today.

Cautionary Tale for Writers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  So, to ensure that I would be paid on a timely basis for my assistance with preparing the AMA HANDBOOK ON PUBLIC RELATIONS, I put the matter of the collection of the royalty payments in the hands of Adams, Stevens & Bradley, Ltd.   Its web site indicates it has diverse experience in types of collection.    I asked it explicitly if it could process royalties

Universe Smiling on Bob Dilenschneider

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  He is also contracted to provide me with 50% of the royalties from AMA HANDBOOK ON PUBLIC RELATIONS for my assistance with the manuscript.   Well, Vidal likely wasn't embedded into the web of contractual relationships from which some of his living came from.  Public relations leader Bob Dilenschneider seems to be having a very good week.    His latest book AMA HANDBOOK ON PUBLIC RELATIONS has been on a steep upward trajectory. 

Social Media: Corrected Value Proposition

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  As more and more marketers are learning the hard way, it's a waste of resources to pull out all stops on the web.  Full disclosure: I earn 50% of royalties on AMA HANDBOOK for assisting in its preparation.]. Tags: Web/Tech A breakthrough study by Vivaldi Partners found that lots of effort using social media are wasted.    That's because of misunderstanding about what counts and how to get more of that which counts. 

No sweet spot on Barnes and Noble either

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  I suggest they might consider instead a free ebook which readers can download on the web.  Disclosure: For my assistance with AMA HANDBOOK, I am contracted to receive 50 percent of the royalties. Let's face it: It's the post-print era.    Books, even well crafted ones, are a hard sell. 

Book Sales - Rules of Success Keep Mutating

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Therefore,  financial expectations are lower for me who is contacted to earn 50% of its royalties.    Recently, social media expert Toby Bloomberg, who FORBES saluted as a web expert, published her free book SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING GPS.  Things don't look so hot this morning for AMA HANDBOOK ON PUBLIC RELATIONS.    It's by Bob Dilenschneider of Darien, Connecticut. 

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Should You Write an eBook?

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  The publisher, finally, will pay you royalties based on every book sold after you’ve paid back the advance.    The issue here is that you need to find some way to distribute and market your book, since the web is vast and growing faster every day.  Should you write an eBook?    Should you publish one?    What does that even mean? 

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Why all the Hail Mary Passes in book publishing?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  So, why the fantasies of how much new business, royalties, employment opportunities, and speaking engagements a book could bring in?  My advice to many prospects for my ghostwriting services is: Publish an opinion-editorial in THE NEW YORK TIMES or, do a YouTube, start an online social community on, issue a catchy media release on PR Web.  That Barring a double-dip recession, the worst seems over. 

How to write, sell, and market a business book – IV: You’ve written that proposal; now what?

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  The web is a great place to start.    In exchange for 12-15 % of your advance (and your royalties) they will be your friend for life and help you navigate the difficult terrain of the contract – and most importantly, help you get taken seriously by publishers.  So you’ve written that proposal, and it’s killer.    Remember, there’s still a long way to go.    And unfortunately, we’re at one of the hard parts of the journey. 

All About Presentations: Checklist for Presentations

Royalty Free Music for Presentations Reducing the file size of your presentation Pick of the Week: Why do you need Handouts? skip to main | skip to sidebar Jan 14, 2009 Checklist for Presentations You are going to make a presentation in your office or to a client.

The Tony Soprano Approach to Accounts Receivable

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  A colleague who runs two web design firms appears in Manhattan offices before he heads to his own.    I am considering using PSI for gaining access to royalty statements for a book I ghostwrite for a professional-services firm.    The client signed a contract that I would receive 50% of royalties.  When I was a little girl in Jersey City, New Jersey, my relatives frequently took me along to collect on Accounts Receivable. 

Market Your Book with a Movie Trailer

Beware the Lowest Bidder If you have a webcam, you can create unlimited 3-minute do-it-yourself web videos for $2.95 You can insert photos of your book cover, graphs and tables from your book, and evocative royalty-free photos and artwork, alternating with short, punchy copy a la Jeff Rivera.