BROOKLYN SOCIAL MEDIA: a three-prong approach for getting the word out about you and your project.
1. Social Media, including Facebook, Twitter, blogs, websites, etc.
2. Publicity and media outreach
3. Special Events and Projects, including readings, launches, book trailers, identity videos, pop-up shops and exhibitions.
Clients include: The Bronfman Haggadah by Edgar M. Bronfman and Jan Aronson; Inferno by Mary Jo Bang; As It Is On Earth by Peter Matthiessen Wheelwright; Bloodlines by Neville Frankel; Honey & Wax Booksellers; Legacy Portrait Films; The Glass Elevator by Ora Shtull; But Where is the Lamb by James Goodman; Half as Happy by Greogry Spatz, Last Train to Paris by Michele Zackheim
About Louise Crawford
In 2012, Louise founded Brooklyn Social Media to provide smart social media to authors, artists and entrepreneurs.
In 2004, she launched Only the Blog Knows Brooklyn, a popular Brooklyn blog with more than 15,000 posts about civics & urban life, arts & culture, food & drink, local shopping, parenting and photography.
From 2005-2010, she was the Smartmom columnist for the Brooklyn Paper writing about parenting and modern life. As a freelance writer, she has written for Newsweek.com and the Associated Press.
From 2001-2008, Louise edited The Link, a bi-weekly newsletter for FDNY families who lost loved ones on 9/11 published by the FDNY Counseling Service Unit and the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.
In 2005, Louise founded the Brooklyn Blogfest, an annual networking event for bloggers and creative entreprenuers. In 2010, the event was sponsored by Absolut Vodka, who chose the Brooklyn Blogfest as the perfect launch pad for their new product, Absolut Brooklyn.
In 2004, she founded Brooklyn Reading Works, a monthly thematic reading series that presents established and emerging authors. Annual events include: Edgy Moms, New Plays by Brooklyn Playwrights, Funny Pages, the Memoirathon, Feast and Writing War: Fiction and Memoir by Veterans.
Prior to her social media career, Louise. produced film, video, exhibits, slide projections and special events for Zacks & Perrier, Batwin+Robin Productions and Caribiner. She is the recipient of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York Council for the Humanities and the Brooklyn Arts Council. Her film In a Jazz Way won a Blue Ribbon a the 1986 American Film Festival.
Read about Louise in the New York Times (not once but twice):