Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Yup, that's book marketing now

Hysterical, but almost frightening real, parody of the marketing plan for so many new print book releases these days.

http://www.newyorker.com/humor/2009/10/19/091019sh_shouts_weiner

It starts with:

Subject: Our Marketing Plan
Hi, Ellis—
Let me introduce myself. My name is Gineen Klein, and I’ve been brought on as an intern to replace the promotion department here at Propensity Books.

Okay, now go read the rest!

1 comment:

sylvia said...

This is wonderful! (and frightening). I'm sending it to all my "social media expert" friends ;)