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Scoring Media Attention

Shanalee Sharboneau

Scoring Media Attention - Learn where to start, what media is looking for and how to score it.


Most authors struggle in the maze of media, whether one is seeking attention for their new book, a new release or their unique authorship. Media Outlets all over the nation and world are seeking authors to interview for their interested listeners. Media staff seek out new material daily wanting to find something that pleases their readers. The difference between a book on the shelf and a book in the public eye can be the difference between one article or many articles through multiple outlets.

In a world no longer operating in only radio and TV, the press can be a challenge to navigate, including what are the right moves to make, what to consider as good media attention and how to even gain their attention. Learn how to create your authorship, worthy of being followed, how to promote through multiple media outlets and garner their attention. Gaining the right media attention can help catapult your brand, your books and your authorship into the world’s view.


Your take-aways include:

Learn what basic social media presence you need to be seriously considered by all media outlets.

Learn what media outlets are available, including ones that many authors miss out in pursuing.

Find how to easily manage social media accounts to make your brand sought after and pursued.

Understand what these media outlets are seeking and how to present your information so it's attractive for them to put on their show or station.

Learn the best plan of attack for each media outlet.

How the attention of famous and slightly famous people can change the future of your book.

Learn what steps you should go through to increase the probability of media attention.

Learn where reporters go seeking for subject matter, experts, authors and specialists seeking what you know to promote you.


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Shanalee Sharboneau is an internationally and nationally awarded Children’s Author, best known for her “My Mama Loves Me” children’s picture book series. Shanalee is also known for her motivational speeches, modeling and as a radio host. She went from a no-name author, to receiving multiple awards and national and international media attention in three short years.

Her picture book series has been awarded five medals to-date. Awarded Best International Children’s Picture Book Series by Literary Classics from the International Book Awards and Reviews (2018), Readers' Favorite - Five Stars, twice (2017, 2017), The Royal Dragonfly Book Award for Children's Picture Books 5 & Under (2018), and finalist from International Book Awards in the division best Children's Picture Book: Hardcover Fiction (2016). In honor of National Reading Awareness Month, Shanalee has received the prestigious "Moving America Forward" Award by Doug Llewelyn. She was also featured on "Moving America Forward" hosted by William Shatner. She has been featured on multiple radio shows including "In the Know" with Brian Glenn, “Mommy Passport” by Michelle Jerson, DEAR Texas Radio, The Flying Burrito Show, Author Talk and The Author just to name a few. Shanalee has also received media attention by Deseret News, featured on Japan’s “Today’s Up-Close”, interviewed by Van on The Van Show, featured Model in FIRST for Women’s Magazine, on the cover of Safari International, and is a live model at home shopping network Shop LC, viewed in 80 million US homes.

Shanalee's books are sold in stores and online all over the world, including Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Austria, Africa, Russia, Germany, Japan, China, Mexico, Spain, Italy and France. Shanalee has been recognized by The President of Ireland, Michael Higgins, Financial Guru, Dave Ramsey and Former First Lady, Laura Bush. .


Room: Providence Room