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Thursday, June 25, 2015

Virgo Girl Media Partners with Strebor Books to Increase Online Visibility for Authors of Color

Missy B. Salick

Missy B. Salick, founder of Virgo Girl Media

Nationwide — Virgo Girl Media, a digital media firm, located in New Rochelle, NY, has announced a partnership with Strebor Books to enhance the online visibility for authors of color. Virgo Girl Media will work with Strebor Book authors to promote their brand on a digital platform. Virgo Girl Media will interview each author and share the piece on its blog and social media outlets. In return, Strebor Books will post interviews on their “Author of the Week” and/or “Book of the Day” pages.

The Virgo Girl Media blog will be used as a platform to spotlight creative entrepreneurs such as bloggers, writers, authors, and the creative artist community as a whole, who are turning their passion into profit. “Our goal for the VGM blog is to create a movement in the literary world where urban-cultured authors and writers are recognized and celebrated in the same manner as mainstream authors. Publishing houses are wonderful for authors who are lucky enough to be chosen. However, in a world where so many are self-publishing there should be a mainstream marketing option, and growing your online audience and promoting yourself digitally is just that. By using digital platforms, authors can now engage and interact directly with their audience with the click of a button, cutting out the middleman,” says founder Missy B. Salick.

Founder and New York Times bestselling author Zane of Strebor Books was thrilled to learn of the movement and be one of the first publishers to jump on board. “With publishing houses working with digital influencers, and authors taking advantage of the platform it’s a win-win for both parties,” says Salick, who hopes to increase the digital engagement within the urban-cultured community.

For more information on partnering with Virgo Girl Media or getting spotlighted, contact GiGi at 202-230-7737, geralisa@virgogirlmedia.com or Val Hardy at 202-207-7768, valhardy1@aol.com.


About Virgo Girl Media
Virgo Girl Media is a digital media firm focused on helping creative entrepreneurs turn passion into profit. Virgo Girl Media produces empowering events and workshops; provides tools, tips, and resources; offers affordable business services, and runs a blog promoting positive inspiration and motivation along with how to create a digitally influenced platform. To learn more, visit www.virgogirlmedia.com. Stay social and follow them on Twitter and Instagram: @virgogirlmedia and like them on Facebook www.facebook.com/virgogirlmedia.

About Strebor Books
Strebor Books was founded in 1999 by national bestselling author Zane. In 2005, Strebor Books became a division of Simon & Schuster, Inc., one of the top five publishing houses. Strebor offers its products through distributors and online retailers. It produces numerous bestsellers, including three novels that Zane originally published: The Sex Chronicles: Shattering the Myth, Addicted, and Shame on It All. The company is based in Largo, Maryland. General information on Strebor Books can be obtained by visiting their website at http://imprints.simonandschuster.biz/atria/strebor-books or follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Strebor-Books/81632076374?ref=aymt_homepage_panel Instagram @StreborBooks. Follow Zane at https://www.facebook.com/AuthorZane or @PlanetZane on Instagram.