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Director’s Desk: Living Our Values
by Angela Bole, July 2016
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Pitch Perfect
by Lynn Rosen, July 2016
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Know Your Customer
by Mark Wesley, July 2016
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Publicity Tips from the Pros
by Lynn Rosen, July 2016
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Which Review Outlets Should You Target?
by Kristina Radke, July 2016
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Pre-Publication Promotion Tips
by Jennifer Geist, July 2016
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5 Ways to Make Your Metadata Work for You
by Anne Kubek, July 2016
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How Skyhorse Continues to Grow in an Age of Contraction
by Mark Gompertz, July 2016
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Is a Flat Royalty Rate in Our Future?
by Mary Rasenberger, July 2016
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Director’s Desk: Shining a Spotlight on Professionalism
by Angela Bole, June 2016
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Breaking Out of the Box
by Deb Vanasse, June 2016
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Winners’ Circle
by Lynn Rosen, June 2016
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Highlights from BookExpo America 2016
by Lynn Rosen, June 2016
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Cream of the Crop: The 2016 Benjamin Franklin Awards Winners
by Lynn Rosen, June 2016
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Literary All-Stars
by Lynn Rosen, June 2016
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A Retrospective Look at the Benjamin Franklin Awards
by Katherine Pickett, June 2016
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Publishing and Innovation Do Go Together
by James Patterson, June 2016
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Placement Tips for Small Publishers
by Robin Bartlett, June 2016
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5 Digital Publishing Trends You Should Be Watching
by Thad McIlroy, June 2016
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Finding Fans: Practical and Targeted Promotion
by Kimberly A. Edwards, June 2016
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