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  • Publicize to major dailies, weeklies, literary publications, alternative publications, African American publications, business publications, women's magazines, national radio & TV
  • Aggressive social media campaign
  • Author to hire freelance publicist to supplement Akashic's efforts
  • Features in general interest and African American publications
  • Excerpt in prominent African American publications and business magazines
  • Publicity and promotion in conjunction with author's speaking engagements
  • Promotion through author's website, the Akashic website, and the Open Lens website
  • Galleys (and e-galleys via Edelweiss) available
  • Ebook to be published simultaneously with print editions
  • Select library promotions
  • To be featured in the Akashic Digits Program (an e-book promotion program we have developed)
  • Giveaways on Goodreads, LibraryThing, and through Advance Access.

  • Michelle Gladsen-Williams has acquired a number of community service awards and accolades for her work as a diversity practitioner. Most recently, she has been recognized as a 2015 Ebony Magazine Power 100 honoree
  • Gladsen-Williams has been profiled in Black Enterprise Magazine, Diversity Inc, Diversity Executive, Ebony, Essence, Fortune, History Makers, Heart & Soul, Jet, New Vision, Science Magazine, Sister to Sister, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Target Market News and was recognized as one of 40 Outstanding Executives Under 40 in America in 2006 by the Network Journal early on in her executive career
  • Michelle has consistently ranked as one of the Top 100 Executives in America by Uptown Magazine. In 2010 she was ranked #6 in the Top 25 Women of Substance in Healthcare, (#48) in 2011 and (#31) in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015
  • Her other notable tributes include: being named the 2010 recipient of the Maya Way Award for Diversity Leadership by the incomparable Dr. Maya Angelou, receiving the 2008 recipient of the Harvard Black Men's Forum Businesswoman of the Year Award, accepting the Rainbow Push Coalition's Bridge Builder Award by the honorable Rev Jesse L. Jackson and being recognized with an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters Degree from Kean University for her outstanding personal and professional accomplishments in the field of Diversity and Inclusion
  • In 2013, Michelle was appointed as a member of the Global Advisory Council on Gender Parity for the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland
  • As noted in her bio, Carolyn M. Brown is an award-winning, highly-acclaimed author, journalist, and playwright
  • Akashic will rely heavily on the authors' connections in their various and numerous fields

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    Published 01 May 2018
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    EAN13 9781617756467
    Language English

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