Woodpecker Press PR Results in NJBIZ Coverage for BBB Authors Marleny Cruz and Micheal Castaldo

NJBIZ Covers Micheal Castaldo and Marleny Cruz
in Print and Online “OFF THE CLOCK” Section

Marleny Cruz, owner of Celestial Space Radio, interviewed Micheal Castaldo about his new song, “Everything Happens for a Reason.” Listen to the song on Spotify. Listen to the interview at

Online (CLICK HERE to view at NJBIZ):


In Print, May 25, 2015 issue:


Cruz and Castaldo have both written chapters for Volume 2 of the Big Bold Business Book, due out in the fall of 2015.





Big Bold Business Author Susana Fonticoba Presents Pump Up Your LinkedIn Profile on June 5

Susana Fonticoba, BBB Author and owner of Right Click Advantage, is the featured speaker at the NJAWBO Northwest Region Luncheon Meeting

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Pump Up Your LinkedIn Profile

June 5, 11:30am to 1:30pm

This presentation focuses on areas of your profile that you need to pay attention to, and the ways LinkedIn can help your business. It will be fun and informative. There will be a Q&A after the presentation and plenty of time for networking with other business owners over lunch.

Charlie Brown’s Steakhouse
Private Room
167 W Main St
Denville, NJ 07834



Big Bold Business Author Barbara Zaccone Recognized as a 2015 NJ Leading Woman Entrepreneur Finalist

JFImagery_BZaccone 002Barbara Zaccone, president of BZA LLC, a Little Falls, New Jersey–based web design and digital marketing firm, has been nominated and selected as a Phase One finalist for Leading Women Entrepreneurs and Business Owners of New Jersey for 2015. As such, Zaccone will participate in Phase Two of the competition, and the top 25 will be recognized in September. A listing of the Phase One finalists will be published in the October 2015 New Jersey
Monthly Magazine issue.

“I am so excited and honored to be recognized by the committee and to be part of such an accomplished and dynamic group of women entrepreneurs,” said Zaccone.

The Leading Women Entrepreneurs Initiative in partnership with New Jersey Monthly Magazine recognizes women business owners who excel in areas of market potential, innovation, advocacy for women, and community involvement.

“We are very excited about the 2015 initiative in partnership with New Jersey Monthly Magazine that honors women business owners because women are the forerunners to the economic recovery of our state. Over the last twenty years, women have surpassed men at twice the rate for starting their own companies. Our joint project presents phenomenal exposure for their efforts, and the issue that finalists are listed in will reach over 750,000 households,” states Linda Wellbrock, Founder of Leading Women Entrepreneurs.

BZA offers digital marketing services, including website design, search engine optimization, site maintenance, hosting, e-commerce solutions and WordPress support. BZA services clients, both local and national, from their Little Falls, New Jersey office.

To learn more about Barbara and her company, visit


Barbara Zaccone is one of the contributing authors in Jersey Women Mean Business! Big Bold Business Advice from New Jersey Women Business Owners: Practical Pointers, Solutions, and Strategies for Business Success, which is Volume 1 of the Big Bold Business Book Series (Woodpecker Press, 2012). Her chapter is called “Ten Proven Strategies for Developing a Killer Website.” The book is available on and as an ebook in both the Kindle and Nook stores.


Big Bold Business Team Interviewed on The Building Your Xtra-Ordinary Business Radio Program! Hosted by James Nemley

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Business Radio Program!
Hosted by James Nemley


Big Bold Business Team Discusses
How Writing a BBB Chapter
Can Be Great for You and Your Business



Donna R. Thompson is the publisher of the Big Bold Business® Books, which feature short, easy-to-read chapters of business insight and advice written by business owners. The first volume offers 72 chapters, each written by a woman business owner. The next volume (due out this year) will include chapters written by men and women business owners from around the USA.

Joyce Restaino, an award-winning writer and editor, turned her training, talent, and love of words and writing into a business when she launched Joyce Restaino Writing and Editing Service 24 years ago. Because poor writing creates a negative impression, she helps businesses, organizations, and entrepreneurs polish their image through the written word.

You will learn…

Joyce Restaino Editor of Big Bold Business

Donna R. Thompson - Owner of Woodpecker Press and Publisher of Big Bold Business

Why This is Not Just Another

Book Compilation

How to Decide What to Write About

What You Will Gain from

Your Writing Experience

How that “Published Author” Credential Can Benefit You




Go to

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 7:00 pm EST


It’s Time To Get Published!


Content Marketing: The New Rules of Online Marketing

“Content marketing that involves the creation and sharing of media and publishing in order to acquire and retain customers.”

GeneSGene Sower founded internet marketing company Samson Media in 2006. Samson Media provides digital marketing, website design, email marketing, search engine optimization (SEO) and online video production and distribution services to small and mid-sized businesses.

Before founding Samson Media, Gene was in producing various forms of broadcast video communications projects for Fortune 500 companies. Projects included B-Roll packages distributed via satellite to news stations across the US as well as producing satellite media tours, video news releases and corporate sales and marketing videos.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Time: 8:00 – 9:30 AM
Where: Watchung Book Sellers
Location: 54 Fairfield Street, Montclair, NJ 07042
Cost: $8 NJAWBO members & member guests; $13 non-members
To Register: RSVP here
Questions: Contact Laurel Bernstein by email or at 201-927-5927