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Black Château Wins w3 Award for The BookFest® Website Design

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

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Are You Ready to Be Zoom-Sational?

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

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Three, Two, One…BOOK LAUNCH!

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

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You Just Booked a Press Interview, Now What?

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

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Fall into the Holidays with a Solid Book Marketing Plan

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

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These Books are Perfect for the Big Screen

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

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Identifying Your Genre

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.

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Black Château in the Top 20 Digital Marketing Agencies in Los Angeles

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

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You Mean Some People PAY for Social Media Promotions?

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

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The Beach-Bound Book Bash Is Back

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.  

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