Social Media for Business Book Launch Thursday August 4th in Raleigh, NC

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Martin Brossman and Anora McGaha talking about their new book, Social Media for Business, at the contributors' party.

On Thursday, August 4th, at the Raleigh Center for Excellence, the authors and contributors of Social Media for Business: The Small Business Guide to Online Marketing will gather to celebrate the launch of the book.

The gathering is open to the public by RSVP through Eventbrite.

Information about the event is also posted on various social media sites, including FacebookLinkedIn, and inside919.

Social Media for Business is particularly valuable for the micro-business and solo professional, and small businesses with under 25 employees to draw a line in the sand. The perspectives in the book are from micro-business and solo professionals who bring their current experience of how to best use social media and other Internet channels to build, establish and maintain a strong, genuine and positive profile for you and your business on the Internet.

Publisher, Anthony Policastro, of Outer Banks Publishing Group, will be present through Skype.

Authors Martin Brossman and Anora McGaha will talk about the book and introduce the contributors and their articles.

We will be holding a raffle for a free Kindle book reader! A social media consultation with Martin Brossman and Anora McGaha worth $350 and other prizes.

Refreshments will be served.

Social Media for Business is available at the Book Launch, and will be available at various local coffee shops, supporting inside919 and Martin Brossman’s commitment to local businesses. Copies can also be purchased from the authors, as well as online. The book is listed on CreateSpace, as well as on, where it is sometimes, at Amazon’s discretion listed for sale.

Both Martin Brossman and Anora McGaha can be found on at least half a dozen social media sites by searching in

The Social Media for Business Book-Launch in Raleigh – August 4, 2011 6pm Center of Excellence

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Martin Brossman and Anora McGaha's Social Media for Business book, with contributions from 20 professionals in the field.

On August 4th at 6 pm Martin Brossman, Anora McGaha and half of the contributors to the Social Media for Business book, will join friends, colleagues and associates to celebrate the culmination of almost a year of work in writing, collecting, editing and publishing this new book.

Aimed at the micro-business, solo-professional and small business owner, this book is fresh with the in-depth experience, insight and best practices of two dozen professionals.

The book launch will be held at the Center for Excellence in Raleigh, just off 440 and Six Forks South.

Those in the Triangle who are attending are invited to RSVP, so we can plan for refreshments.

We  will be signing copies!

The Center for Excellence is a private resource center for meetings, classes and gatherings just south of North Hills, off Six Forks South in Raleigh, NC

Drawings for:

  • A free Kindle
  • A social media consultation with Martin and Anora worth $350.00.
  • Discounts on upcoming social media for business classes

Join us to celebrate and have a great time with quality people. Hors d’Oeuvres, desserts and non-alcoholic beverages from one of Raleigh’s best Catering by Design.

Please RSVP so we know the number of people coming (no-charge) and limited spaces to join us:

The book is available for sale now on where you can write reviews! On CreateSpace where you support the authors better with your purchase. Or you can save on shipping and buy your copy at the launch.

Brossman and McGaha's Social Media for Business Book

Find down-to-earth, insightful, practical and valuable practices, tips, perspectives and explanations in Social Media for Business by Martin Brossman and Anora McGaha with chapters by 20 contributors. Written by small and micro business owners, with direct experience that can help and guide you in using the Internet and social media to grow your business, referral partners and your reputation, this book will help you and your business.

Short chapters so you can find what you’re looking for and get what you need to know fast.  If you haven’t read it yet, order it now. Amazon for $16.52. Or apply  Discount code: C47P9D2V when you order on CreateSpace for $16.00.

Let the tens of thousands of hours of research and experience represented in this book save you time and grow your business – for less than $23 delivered.  Read what reviewers have said on Amazon.

After you’ve read it, leave your own review. Have suggestions? Email We want to hear from you.

Linking Into Sales by Martin Brossman and Greg Hyer

Left to right - Martin Brossman, Greg Hyer and Gary Thomlinson at the launch of Linking Into Sales

Martin Brossman has collaborated with local small and microbusiness professionals in producing three books on social media.

His first, Brossman’s Social Media and Online Resources for Business Directory, was an introduction for business owners who were not using social media, or had just started. It was distributed locally in the Raleigh, North Carolina area and helped launch a number of micro businesses through teaching them how to get free quality exposure on the Internet.

Linking Into Sales by Martin Brossman and Greg Hyer

Linking Into Sales

The second book, is this one, Linking Into Sales, with Greg Hyer (center in the photo). Linking Into Sales is a step by step guide to using LinkedIn for sales and networking. They share exciting examples of how powerful LinkedIn is.

How are they qualified to write this book?

Martin Brossman has been offering Sales Coaching and Training since he left IBM in 1995 with a focus that integrates web resources to enhance trust and support the Sales Cycle.

Greg Hyer is the founder of Hyer Media, LLC and several online networking groups such as the Linking the Triangle and Linking DC groups on Greg organizes networking events and conducts training on social media tools like


Gary Thomlinson, on the right in the photo above, is a business strategy and execution consultant. He reviewed Linking Into Sales. Gary Thomlinson’s review. Below is a quote from Gary’s review.

“For example their book will help you discover some incredible ways to get the most out of your profile by enhancing it with a better format and infusing it with keywords so that you’ll be found. It will show you how to target customers, give and receive recommendations, join relevant groups to interact with and design your own weekly LinkedIn action plan. The lesson plans, throughout the book, are designed for the reader to take action. This goes beyond just being told what to do…it tells you how to do it.”

Martin Brossman and Greg Hyer maintain a podcast series on Linking Into Sales on the website recorded in a a recording studio with high quality audio. Topics include:

The Gift of Transparency

It’s Fake I Tell Ya!

Google Plus Overview and Insights

Old School is New School

Click on the white triangle on the grey bar labeled Podcast below the text in the post.

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Visit the Linking Into Sales website.

Listen to the Linking Into Sales Podcast Series – High quality and current audio recordings by Martin Brossman and Greg Hyer

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Find Martin Brossman and Greg Hyer on LinkedIn.

Martin Brossman’s third book on social media was a collaboration with Anora McGaha, and that’s Social Media for Business.