News Release                                 Tuesday,  January 11, 2011
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PR for People and proudly present the first Seattle Book Summit

The Seattle Book Summit is an emerging think tank for authors and publishers who are serious about gaining traction for their books

SEATTLE, WA,  January 11  2011

The PR for People business networking group ,that brings together professionals from diverse sectors and businesses to support one other in the pursuit of professional excellence in both career and community,  has partnered with to bring you the first Seattle Book Summit on Tuesday, February 1.  The book summit will focus on book promotion strategies for 2011 and beyond.  Seattle Book Summit is an emerging think tank for authors and publishers who are serious about gaining traction for their books in the age of the iPads and ebooks.


The Seattle Book Summit will be held from 4pm to 7pm , Tuesday, February 1 at the Swedish Culture Center, located at 1920 Dexter Avenue North, Seattle, WA  98109. Admission is free.  The event is being underwritten by PR for People and as a public service to the community.

Patricia Vaccarino, founder of PR for People, said "Many of our participating authors are business people who have written books that demonstrate their expertise. Their books are just one more tool that they use to  break through the clutter in order to establish their professional brands in today's competitive marketplace."

 The Seattle Book Summit will include a panel discussion covering the following topics:

         The golden keys to getting published: time and money

         Latest trends in ebooks in the age of the iPad

         Book promotion strategies for 2011 and beyond

 The following authors have committed to exhibiting their books:  Dexter Chapin, Deborah Enos,  Jenevieve Fisher,  Milan Heger,  Lorraine Howell,  David L. Laing,  Neil Low, Tom Masters, Dr. Julie Miller,  Patrick Snow,  Kris Steinnes,  Patricia Vaccarino,  and David Volk. The Seattle Book Summit will also include several prominent publishers, literary agents, editors, book designers and packagers,  and other experts who serve the publishing and digital media industries.

Seattle Book Summit  Agenda:

4:00 to 4:30 pm  sign in and networking

4:30 to 5:30 pm introduction of the event's hosts, and the participating authors, publishers and professionals who serve the publishing and digital media industries. (Everyone gets a few  minutes to talk about who they are and what they do.)

 5:30 to 6:15  pm   Panel discussion composed of two authors and two publishers.

6:15  to 6:30 pm  Q&A from the audience

6:30 to 7:00 pm  Book signings and networking***


Authors will be signing and selling their books. Not all will accept credit cards. We recommend you bring Cash or pay by Check.


Light refreshments and snacks will be provided. Free Parking is included.  The Swedish Cultural Center, located at 1920 Dexter Avenue North, Seattle, WA  98109, is easily accessible by metro bus service.

NOTE to Editors and Producers: All authors and publishers are available for interview. News Contact: Patricia Vaccarino, Phone: +1-206-979-3380


About Xanthus Communications LLC and PR for People�

PR for People, founded by Patricia Vaccarino,  is many things: It's a company that provides public relations services for individuals and companies seeking personal branding, reputation management and a media relations strategy. It's a book, which teaches you how to use PR to establish and manage your reputation. It's our monthly business networking events. And it's our website, which provides the tools and features you need to build your personal brand. In 2003, Patricia founded Xanthus Communications LLC, a Seattle-based PR firm. In 2007, Xanthus Communications created a second entity, PR for People, to serve its individual clients who are all professionals in their respective fields. And in 2009, she published the highly reviewed "PR for People: Be Famous for Who You Are and What You Do." For more information, please see PR for People.

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