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Glenn McCreedy has more than 14 years experience in marketing and communications, and integrated marketing and sales of corporate sponsorships. He has developed, directed, and managed corporate partners programs and sponsorships for the University of Arizona Controlled Environment Agriculture Center and Office of External Relations, Pima Community College, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, the Southwestern Fair Commission at the Pima County Fairgrounds, and Bisbee Cycling Productions, Inc. Glenn has consulted for the Educational Enrichment Foundation, Sierra Vista International Air Show Corporation, Sierra Vista Convention and Visitors Bureau, Drylands Institute, and the Arizona International Film Festival. His list of corporate sponsors includes Arizona Lottery, Coca-Cola, Bud Light, Qwest, Wells Fargo, O’Rielly Chevrolet, U.S. Army, KVOA-TV4, Citadel Broadcasting, Raytheon Missile Systems, and Desert Diamond Casino. He has created and implemented sponsorship consumer sales overlays and value-added promotions that consistently met the goals of corporate sponsors and increased their investment in sponsorable properties.

Breakaway Media new client of Arizona technology incubator

By on June 6, 2012 in Publishing Revolution with 0 Comments
Breakaway Media new client of Arizona technology incubator

Breakaway Media is one of the newest clients of the Arizona Center for Innovation, the leading technology incubator in Arizona. Breakaway Media is currently in the AzCI Mentored Launch Program and in development of the new digital publishing application, eMegaBook. Breakaway Media recently incorporated eMegaBook LLC to pursue development of the modular software system and […]

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ICON

By on June 6, 2012 in Icon, J. Carson Black with 0 Comments
ICON

Icon Release Date: Tuesday, June 12, 2012. Order your copy now! Hailed as one of 2012’s new best thrillers. “Icon is a smart thriller that had me hooked from the start. J. Carson Black has outdone herself. I loved it!” – John Rector, bestselling author of Already Gone From Booklist: Any way you slice it, […]

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Big Kindle Boogie! 10 Free Kindle Fires, 75 Free eBooks!

By on January 29, 2012 in Publishing Revolution with 0 Comments
Big Kindle Boogie! 10 Free Kindle Fires, 75 Free eBooks!

Five bestselling authors. 10 Free Kindle Fires. 75 Free Kindle Thrillers. Now. It’s time to boogie. Here’s the deal: Bestselling thriller writers J.A. Konrath, Blake Crouch, J. Carson Black, Lee Goldberg, and Scott Nicholson are happy to have you as readers and friends. So happy that we want to give you 10 Kindle Fires and […]

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Readers, Writers, and Marketeers: Who Killed Brienne Cross?

By on January 11, 2012 in J. Carson Black with 0 Comments
Readers, Writers, and Marketeers: Who Killed Brienne Cross?

Breakaway Media welcomes author and today’s guest blogger J. Carson Black (This article originally posted on Readers Rule) My thriller, THE SHOP, has had a checkered career. This book got me the agent of my dreams, one of the best in the business, who could get the undivided attention of every big publisher in New […]

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Amazon dominates markets, yes — Amazon also makes markets for authors

By on January 4, 2012 in Publishing Revolution with 0 Comments
Amazon dominates markets, yes — Amazon also makes markets for authors

On the fingersmurphy.com blog yesterday, Amazon Juicing Sales for its Own Authors, and Everyone Else too lays out the case that Amazon not only dominates markets, but also has the power and does make markets for authors. The article cites the cases of authors Barry Eisler and John Rector where Amazon repeatedly boosted sales for […]

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Disintegration by Scott Nicholson – Summer Book Club Featured Book of the Week

By on July 28, 2011 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Disintegration by Scott Nicholson – Summer Book Club Featured Book of the Week

Today The Summer Book Club’s Scott Nicholson discusses his novel, Disintegration. Writing is not always easy, because we are people, after all, and go through various phases in our lives at the same time we are trying to make a living. Scott knows that our writing isn’t just a product of who we are. It […]

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Be Careful What You Wish For by Sibel Hodge, this week’s Summer Book Club featured book of the week

By on July 20, 2011 in Uncategorized with 1 Comment
Be Careful What You Wish For by Sibel Hodge, this week’s Summer Book Club featured book of the week

Sibel Hodge’s chick lit mystery is the next book to be featured in The Summer Book Club. About Sibel… Sibel Hodge is the author of romantic comedies and chick lit mysteries. In her spare time she’s Wonder Woman! Her first novel, Fourteen Days Later, was short-listed for the Harry Bowling Prize 2008 and received a […]

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How the Cult of Personality Inspired My Thriller THE SHOP

By on July 16, 2011 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
How the Cult of Personality Inspired My Thriller THE SHOP

Facebook Alert! J. Carson Black will be doing a live Facebook chat on Saturday July 16th at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time at facebook.com/summerbookclub. Please join us with your questions for J. Carson. ***** When I decided to write a new thriller, I had several ideas on the table. None of them made the final cut. […]

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Cheryl Shireman’s LIFE IS BUT A DREAM – Summer Book Club featured book of the week

By on July 6, 2011 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Cheryl Shireman’s LIFE IS BUT A DREAM – Summer Book Club featured book of the week

Facebook Alert!  Cheryl Shireman will be doing a live Facebook chat on Saturday July 9th at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time at http://www.facebook.com/summerbookclub Please join us with your questions for Cheryl! * * * * *   I BURNED MY BRA FOR THIS? ONE WOMAN’S FANTASY   I’m a Baby Boomer. Which means that I remember […]

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Vince Zandri on the Power of a Great eBook Cover

By on July 3, 2011 in J. Carson Black with 0 Comments
Vince Zandri on the Power of a Great eBook Cover

On his blog post today, Sunday Blog in Bed: The Eye of the Reader, bestselling author Vince Zandri talks about the power of covers for successful eBooks.  Giving some examples of these covers, he provides insights into the elements and aspects that go into a cover that makes and keeps the brand promise.  The post […]

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