Monday, October 1, 2012

Fun With Marketing (Part 1) by Lisa Buffaloe

Even serious writers need some lighthearted humor every now and then, right? Hey fellow writers, Annette here. Let's mix things up today with a bit of tongue-in-cheek marketing. See what you think of our good friend, Lisa Buffaloe's, take on marketing for The Three Little Pigs with a non-fiction slant. 

Fun with Marketing (Part 1)
By Lisa Buffaloe

What if a work of childhood fiction was in reality a true-life story?

Non-Fiction Marketing Plan for

The Three Little Pigs

Dear Publisher,

My brothers and I would like to submit a proposal to your fine establishment. We have Twitter followers and Facebook friends who will happily squeal with delight when our book is published.

We commit to write articles and speak on…
            The realities of life as a pig in a wolf world.
            The importance of proper home design.
            The importance of building a strong foundation – for your home and your piglets.
Learning Karate and Judo to pork chop your opponents.
            Business techniques in surviving the attempts at a hostile takeover.

Our marketing products would include approaching companies similar to the ones below…   
            Wolf brand chili
            Home builders and home design
            Architecture firms
            Brick companies
            Chimney design
            Security systems
            Karate and Judo facilities
We are sure this book will spread like swine flu (in a good way, of course).We would be happy as pigs in the mud in the sunshine if you would consider our work.

We await your response with oinkticipation,

The Pigs

How would you market for the pigs?

LisaBuffaloe is writer, speaker, happily-married mom, and host for Living Joyfully Free Radio. Her past experiences—molestation by a baby-sitter, assault, rape by a doctor, divorce, being stalked, cancer, death of loved ones, seven surgeries, and eleven years of chronic illness from Lyme Disease—bless her with a backdrop to share about God’s unending love and that through Him we find healing, restoration, and renewal. She is the author of Prodigal Nights (2011 Women of Faith Writing Contest Finalist), Grace for the Char-Baked and a contributing author of The One Year Book of Joy and Laughter.

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