All of my blog posts

Here you’ll find every blog post that’s ever been published. Enjoy!

Founders - Don't Wing it! When you're pitching investors don't wing it! Why not? Because you can easily get tripped ... Read More
Many years ago I attended Joe Ranft's memorial service with my sweetie, who, at that time, worked at Pixar with ... Read More
I've found that there is always some beauty left — in nature, sunshine, freedom, in yourself; these can all help ... Read More
What’s one of the quickest ways to sell a lot more books or bump up your business revenue? Answer: Get ... Read More
Guest Post by Steve Harrison This is a story about how a purple bracelet made Will Bowen famous... Let me ... Read More
I haven't seen much to applaud in the current administration or the recent presidential debates. So I thought I'd harken ... Read More
I was talking to my neighbor next door who works for a famous matchmaking firm. She’s a warm and cozy ... Read More
Guest Blog post As a PR professional, knowing how to dress for media appearances is of utmost importance. There are ... Read More
Last week I spoke at East Bay Women’s Network to a group of wonderful women attended who were curious about ... Read More
Lots of people call me who want to get on The Today Show, Good Morning America, Fox and Friends, The ... Read More
I thought it would be instructive for you to see the process from pitch to published to get into O ... Read More
There are three things that I can always count on to bring me waves of pleasure, delight and deep satisfaction ... Read More
Develop your essential talking points / sound bites so you can easily incorporate them into your work and media appearances ... Read More
Although she’s known as an engaging speaker, trainer, author, and executive coach, Kimberly (Kim) Faith, was still terrified to be ... Read More
I was walking down our tree lined street yesterday when a boy popped his head out of a car window ... Read More
I go back and forth regarding social media. How much time should I spend on it? Is it worth it? ... Read More
By Guest Blogger Alex Slichnyi The hype about particular social media platforms seems to come and go. A few years ... Read More
The following are 3 radio pitch letter templates courtesy Steve Harrison and Alex Carroll. (Thank you guys!) Steve shared these ... Read More
By guest blogger Monica Wilson Creating a business and getting it off the ground is itself a huge achievement for ... Read More
One of my goals this year is to give more things away. This is a carefully curated treasure trove of ... Read More
Create Viral Videos: How to Syndicate Your Videos To Major Networks | Video Marketing. Once you create your video you ... Read More
I had a big slump in my writing group. For a year. I’d put pen to paper in a beautiful ... Read More
Resources I mentioned: Get Your 12-Month Publicity Plan + 40+ Magazine Editorial Calendars + The 100 Word Email that Can ... Read More
By Guest Blogger Christina Jandali (with a few PR comments from me). SUSAN’S INSIGHTS RE: PR + Passive Profits: Publicity ... Read More
Sexual harassment is a part of almost every female's life in many forms. I’ve worked as a consultant at a ... Read More
I just did a radio interview and totally muffed it. It was a huge disaster. I didn’t take my own advice ... Read More
Guest post by Victoria Green Getting media attention – especially the right kind of attention – is something of an art ... Read More
A quick note to say how much I appreciate each and every one of you. Some of you have been ... Read More
I had no idea what I was in for when I attended the National Publicity Summit in New York City. Here’s ... Read More
By Guest Blogger Sarah Von Bargen I thought, for a bit, that I should really title this post ‘How To Network ... Read More
Guest Post By Victoria Greene It’s fair to say that America is a fairly divided place right now, with wildly differing ... Read More
Here’s what I know. Most of my clients and course participants are terrified when they get booked to be a ... Read More
I’m in a tizzy right now. I have an unknown, itchy red rash under my arm. My stomach is upset ... Read More
You can’t escape it. The ubiquitous upsell. No sooner have your gotten something for free or bought, there is more ... Read More
If I ran the world ... High school would feel like a sanctuary, not a warzone. The Internet would be ... Read More
By Guest Blogger Margie Zable Fisher   Wouldn't it be great if you could get information about your product to ... Read More
There is a place for everyone, no matter how shy or small you feel. No matter how big and bold ... Read More
What if we are living the dream now, but perhaps it is the tiniest seed of the dream? Still, it ... Read More
I don’t know about you, but I don’t really want more advice about how to be my best (better) self ... Read More
I was hit repeatedly at an Aikido training over the weekend. And it was an honor. When I told a ... Read More
According to Dave Ursillo It’s not what you say that matters it’s what people hear. You’ll learn how to tell ... Read More
When something big is up like a black belt test or a big media appearance we're all tempted to say, ... Read More
Photographer Lori A. Cheung reveals that the perfect picture can mean the difference between getting into O Magazine, or not ... Read More
These poems by Maya Stein show us how to look at details that tell a story and leave us feeling ... Read More
If you think sound bites are just for the salesy, sleazy or slick, think again. They are your core messages ... Read More
Are you being fake by blurting out your most intimate inner workings to strangers? Do you sometimes feel battered by ... Read More
Sell your book idea BEFORE you write your book. By…. writing a book proposal. I share with you the key ... Read More
These poems by Maya Stein show us how to look at details that tell a story and leave us feeling ... Read More
You’re asked a question you don’t want to answer. You’re caught off guard by the host or reporter’s surprise, irrelevant, ... Read More