Black Château Wins w3 Award for The BookFest® Website Design Winners for the 15th Annual w3 Awards includes Los Angeles-based marketing and public relations firm, Black Château, with a Silver Award for the Design of The BookFest® website. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Los Angeles, CA – Black Château wins a Silver Award for the design
By now you’ve likely logged onto Facebook and noticed the changes. Announced back in 2019, the social media site’s F5 update is no longer an option. It’s here and we have to deal with it. It’s certainly confusing, looks a bit like Twitter and hasn’t exactly been well-received. That said, there are a few cool
How to Get Ready for Your Virtual Panel, Interview or Online Event The pandemic means that many of us are turning on our computer cameras to do online conferences, media interviews, and other online events using Zoom. The same goes for other platforms like StreamYard, Skype, or maybe even the old schoolers still on Google
A two-hour workshop to help authors plan their book’s launch. Authors often struggle with the nuances of planning a book launch. If you wonder what the best strategy is, you are not alone. Indie authors and those who are with traditional or hybrid publishers all have questions about best practices. It can be confusing and
The Six Steps You Need to Take to Prepare for Your Media Interview As an author, one of the most exciting aspects of promoting your book is getting booked for a media interview. That interview might be for television, radio, a podcast, YouTube, a website, social media, a newspaper, a blog, or any combination. Once
The 7 Must-Dos for Your Holiday Book Marketing Authors, get ready! The holiday gift-giving season is approaching fast. Do you have your book marketing plan in place? While you may be enjoying the final days of warm weather, don’t forget the importance of planning now for the holiday season. Whether you are launching your book
Hollywood needs to take note, some of us don’t want to see another Spider Man reboot, these books are perfect for the big screen. Before screenwriters and producers get their hands on these stories, discover them for yourself. This list of books will ignite your imagination in ways a movie lacks. Take a break from
Break these Genre Rules at Your Own Risk How important is identifying your genre? Authors who are ambiguous in identifying their genre, or don’t do it correctly, can run into problems when pitching their manuscript to an agent or publisher. We’re here to nip that in the bud and keep you from breaking genre rules.
Put on the Brakes! You Mean there Are Word Count Limits? Just like speed limits, there are word count publishing standards. Go too fast down that freeway, and you’re breaking the speed limit. If you’re too slow, then you are under the limit which can also be hazardous. Most signs along your writing journey recommend
Black Château is listed among the top 20 digital marketing agencies in Los Angeles: DesignRush Top 20 Digital Marketing Agencies for 2021. The list is curated by DesignRush, which is an online marketplace that helps people find and compare the most qualified professionals and agencies from marketing, branding, website design, and app development services. After
There is a common misconception that social media is free or that it is easy to do because you just need to post compelling content, and then new fans and customers will naturally find you, follow you, and automatically buy your book or service. Easy peasy, right? After all, your 14-year-old niece has 10,000 followers
The Beach-Bound Book Bash Is Back This Annual Literary Tea and Author Reading Event Helps Booklovers Discover Their Next Favorite Summer Read FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Los Angeles, California – The Beach-Bound Book Bash, the annual literary tea and author reading, is back. The event happens virtually Saturday June 12th, 3pm to 4:30pm PT / 6p to 7:30pm ET.