Showing posts from January, 2013

Wide Open Washington

Politics and hot button issues take center stage on Wide Open Washington with Rob Anthony. The format mirrors the name of the show, with topics ranging what's happening in Congress to what's happening in pop culture I had the pleasure of being Rob Anthony's guest on Wide Open Washington on January 27, 2013. This particular show included discussions on everything from the Manti Te'o scandal to threats being posed by North Korea. Somewhere in the mix, Anthony included a segment with me Anthony peppers his blend of interesting topics with music and humor. Listeners can also glean some useful tips on things such as the housing market and relationships. Anthony's easy going interview style makes both guests and listeners feel welcome. Check out the show for yourself  at

Radio Jamaican Style!

I've never had the chance to visit Jamaica, but I love the music and now I've been there via radio! Corine La Font, Certified Virtual Author Assistant and Virtual Event Specialist, was gracious enough to host me on her radio show called Between the Lines Corine dedicates her show to helping people like me develop marketing strategies. If you are an author, film maker, or audio book producer, you can catch a lot of free tips simply by listening to Between the Lines To learn more about how you can use social media to promote your projects, check out the services offered by Corine La Font through her company called

Between the Lines

Sometimes help can come from the most unusual places – even the Caribbean! Corine La Font is a Certified Virtual Author Assistant and Virtual Event Specialist. From her home in Kingston, Jamaica, Corine is able to work with authors all over the world through her company called Corine's Author Services include manuscript review and creation, help with publishing and marketing services both online and offline. Corine also facilitates Virtual Events which include webinars, teleseminars, internet TV and internet radio. I will be joining Corine on her own radio show, Between the Lines, on Friday, January 25 at 11am EST, 9am MTS During the show, we'll be giving away some copies of Yikes! Another Quirky Audio Book. You are invited to join the conversation at (347) 945-5192. As the author of her own book, Lessons from Santa

OnLine PR UK

One of the greatest mysteries for writers to unravel is the path to public recognition. Figuring out who to query is the first step. That's where services like OnLine PR UK can be extremely useful. In the case of Yikes! Another Quirky Audio Book, I determined that the United Kingdom was the perfect place to market my product. The only problem was, I had very few contacts across “The Pond.” I spent some time looking into British marketing agencies and decided Andrea Britton of OnLine PR UK was the perfect representative for me. Even though we were on two different continents dealing with a seven-hour time difference, working with Andrea was an easy and pleasurable experience. Within a matter of days, I received a 15 page list of contacts from OnLine PR UK Andrea Britton is well versed when it comes to social media, having navigated the waters as an entertainer and party planner for 15 year

Guest Bloggers Welcome!

Are you an actor, writer, film maker or artist?  If so, you're invited to be a guest blogger on Adele Park's Quirky Audio Books Blog.   I'm currently seeking Guest Bloggers to write posts 250 to 500 words in length. Blog posts should be centered around the arts and how to market projects over the internet.   Please send your blog post ideas to  Be sure to include your contact information along with a photo or logo to include in the post.  I'm looking forward to hearing from you!


In 1999, NORML (National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws) crafted a mission statement in the U.S. to repeal the prohibition of marijuana in favor of responsible use of cannabis by adults. The movement gained traction and 19 states now allow the use of medical marijuana with two states (Colorado and Washington) legalizing it for recreational purposes. Last year, NORML-UK launched its own initiative to work toward these same goals across the pond In May of 2012, more than 1,000 people attended a event in Cardiff to protest cannabis laws in the U.K. The group established this Mission Statement: “NORML UK seeks to gain recognition for the rights of people to peacefully pursue activities relating to cannabis without unwarranted intervention by the authorities.” NORML-UK is headed up by Des Humphrey, a citizen who consumes cannabis for medical purposes. However, NORML-UK's “Freedom Charter” also promotes allowing th

The Hollis Chapman Show

In a world where consumers are inundated messages, it's hard for authors to stand out in a crowd. That's where people like Hollis Chapman come in. The Hollis Chapman Show focuses on marketing techniques available to even those on a shoestring budget. Chapman's show air s on Fridays at 10am and features writers, marketing experts, business gurus and life coaches. Chapman offers a unique spin on marketing initiatives. His mantra for 2013 is, “Have people get to know, like and trust you.” This sounds like a basic concept yet it's one that easily gets pushed aside in the frantic pace of social networking. Chapman understands that the foundation to a successful business is building good relationships with consumers. Why should people pay attention to Chapman's advice? Because he's used it himself to build a successful career. In addition to his work as an Internet Marketing Specialist for

Tough Talk with Tony Gambone

When it comes to sound business advice, sometimes you need a little tough talk. That's where the Tough Talk Radio Network comes in . Founded by Tony Gambone, Tough Talk offers a number of different shows hosted by business leaders interested in growing their companies and helping others to do so as well. Tough Talk began three years ago when Gambone started networking with members of the business community in the greater Houston area. Gambone launched an internet radio show which he generously allowed entrepreneurs to use as a way to showcase their projects. Since that time, the Tough Talk Radio Network has added eight more on-air personalities, increased the number of shows being offered and is in the process of expanding even farther. Gambone's show Airs on Thursdays at 2pm Central Standard time and includes interviews with marketing experts, authors, mo

Rawe Feed Entertainment

Dru Quicc and Michael Precise are bucking the trend when it comes hip, “rawe” entertainment. Although Mike refers to himself as a “White Trash Heart Throb,” and Dru is the “Quick-Draw-McGraw” of the entertainment industry, their radio show, Rawe Feed, offers something often overlooked in the slam-bam-thank-you-mam' world of internet radio. Remarkably, t hese guys have a genuine desire to help others. These cousins from Texas aren't just a couple of pretty faces although Michael has an extensive resume modeling for companies like Calvin Klien, DKNY, Old Navy and Perry Ellis. For his part, Dru is an A & R Consultant, offering a kinder, gentler way of helping clients navigate the often brutish waters of the Hollywood entertainment scene. The business philosophy of Michael and Dru is a breath of fresh air as their website expresses a desire to meet both the personal and professional needs of the musical clients

Chasing Dreams in Slovakia

The wonderful thing about the internet is that it allows people from all over the world to connect and share ideas. I had the pleasure of appearing as a guest on Mark Manney's podcast, Chasing Dreams, which he records and edits from his studio in Slovakia Manney allows his podcast to be used as a platform to discuss ideas and tips on achieving goals. Using an easy-going interview style, Manney invites guests to talk about overcoming obstacles and ways to stay motivated. As the frontman in the band, Abscondo, as well as the author of “Love it or Leave It: The End of Government as the Problem,” Manney is no stranger to accomplishing great things in a crowded media market. Formed in 2012, Abscondo has already been met with great success. The group performs regularly for large audiences in Slovakia and was even featured on a popular TV show. Listeners can check out the band's debut release, “Strangled Into Gray,” fo