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A Storyteller, Marketing and Sales Consultant, Professor of Digital Marketing at NYU, Speaker and Author, Joanne blogs on demystifying digital for business and life at

She works with individuals and corporations to better understand this beast we call digital through programs designed to inform, educate and offer practical tools and training to keep you, your staff and your business digitally relevant. Topics range from Digital Marketing 101 - The Broad Strokes to Selling In The Age Of The Educated Consumer to Your Digital You – A Blueprint for Your Personal Brand.

She considers herself a creative entrepreneur and is the self-published author of It Takes An Egg Timer, A Guide To Creating The Time For Your Life and a n

The truth is I never can’t write. I don’t want to write. I resist writing. I come up with a thousand and one other things I think are more important for me to finish than writing - even though the truth is for anyone like myself who calls themselves a writer first - before anything else - there is nothing more important than writing. It’s the fuel that drives the engine for everything else.... Read more of this blog post »
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The Secrets They Kept
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An Anthology of Babes by Suzi Banks Baum
As a mother you have thoughts. You get interrupted. You forget.
You are distracted. Your thoughts and ideas become fragmented,
diluted, or simply evaporate. You must have faith that you will
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Savannah Joanne, thank you for the friendship.

Harlequin Books Hi Joanne, I'm sorry it took a bit to stop by and say thanks for being a friend. I swear my day is over before it properly began! While here, I want you to know that if you ever have any questions about the books on my shelves or about, I would be delighted to answer them. Also, I list as much Harlequin news and author news as I can so be sure to watch for my updates.

Happy reading,
Kim S., Harlequin Books ambassador

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