How to Promote Your Book with Brian Feinblum

Brian Feinblum of Planned Television Arts: Marketing and Book PromotionNeed some ideas on how how to market your new book? Brian Feinblum, CMO of Planned Television Arts, the nation’s largest and oldest book promotions firm, will be joining us for a members-only teleclass on Wednesday, April 20, at 3:30 p.m. EDT. He’ll give you an insider’s look at how professionals promote books, and you’ll be sure to take away tips to help you get started.

Members will find the call-in information in the Members-Only section of the NAIWE website. Just log in at the top of any page of the site and go to the Library. Click on “Expert Teleclasses,” and you’ll find the information you need. Non-members will find additional information about the teleclasses on the Member Teleclass page.

Brian Feinblum has been promoting best-selling authors, self-published books, motivational speakers, major businesses, leading non-profits, and influential trade associations since 1989. He currently serves as the Chief Marketing Officer and Vice President for Planned Television Arts.

He has worked with hundreds of diverse and unique clients across many industries. Brian is instrumental in matching new clients with the right services and servicing their needs. He also develops unique services for the company and is respected as one of the best press kit writers in the business.

Prior to joining PTA 12 years ago, Brian was the Senior Publicist at Lifetime Books for three years. Notable clients included magician David Copperfield and best-selling author Og Mandino. A sampling of the media appearances he scheduled for his authors included Oprah, CNN, and USA Today. He also served as the head of publicity for SPI Books for two years. The stable of authors included the best-selling Dr. Ruth. Featured bookings included Larry King Live, Phil Donahue, Geraldo, Joan Rivers, Sally Jesse Raphael and the Associated Press.

Recent PTA authors promoted by Brian include actor Henry Winkler, comedian Jeff Foxworthy, parenting expert Hal Runkel, baseball announcer Joe Garagiola, CEO of Lower Manhattan Development Corporation John C. Whitehead, gossip columnist Cindy Adams, and Merrill Lynch Global Philanthropy. He is also a published author and is currently writing a book about ethics and values. He resides with his wife, their two children, a pug named Buzz and Daisy the bulldog, in New Rochelle, a suburb of New York City.