The Little Patriot Books – 1st Qtr in Review

The Little Patriot Books – 1st Quarter in Review

Updates from the Little Patriot Books™ October—December 2010

My Community

◊ 9-11-10 Market debut for the Little Patriot Books: AAFES at Eglin AFB & Hurlburt Field ◊ Tammy’s Cakes designed an American Flag Book-Cake for the debut ◊ Feature story published in Eglin Dispatch, Hurlburt Warrior and Northwest Florida Daily Newspapers Presented to the Eglin and Hurlburt First Sergeants Council members ◊ Planning meeting with Antioch Elementary School representative for author visit in 2011 ◊ Stock delivered to Airman and Family Readiness Centers at Eglin AFB, Hurlburt Field and Wright-Patterson AFB. ◊ Book signing at Wright Patterson AFB, Base Exchange ◊ Invited to planning session with Eglin AFB Library & AAFES to joint-sponsor “Deployment Insights and the Military Child”—in progress for April 2011 ◊

Travels and Adoptions

◊ Endorsement copies delivered to: FL, VA, NJ, NE, AL, GA, WA and TX  ◊ Market release on & ◊ Launched website and (Facebook) Fanpage ◊ Guest appearance on The Rick and Bubba Radio Show ◊ On-the-air with Ken Walsh of News Talk Radio 1260AM ◊ Featured in Coastal Christian Magazine for “Best Books.” ◊ Invited guest & book contributor for Catholic Social Services Annual Jazz Party of Dayton OH ◊ Adoptions by Linebaugh Public Library, Murfreesboro TN & Eglin AFB Library, FL ◊ Initial Book tour states: TN, AL & OH ◊

Coming Up

◊ January: Press release distribution to military support agencies and mass media ◊ February: book signings in Orlando and West Palm Beach FL Radio Disney Orlando (tentative) March: Guest appearance on 30A Television ◊

Ambitions for 1st Quarter 2011

◊ Develop CEU (continuing education units) component of presentations, with Deborah Kern, LCSW – our newest team member ◊ Create Yellow-Ribbon Press Kit ◊ Launch e-store with greeting cards—featured book characters voted most popular by readers ◊ Begin Spanish translations ◊ Submit speaker packet to Military Child Education Coalition for June conference, Nashville TN ◊ Boost Promotional Campaigns ◊

Blessings —-  Maryann Makekau, Author & Inspirational Speaker

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