Wednesday, May 11, 2016

5 Excellent Reasons to Hire Me

No. 1 -- We started as a marketing and public relations firm.

Yes, I have a BA in public relations. I began my career working in a public information office. I was the editor of an internal and external magazine, which gave me the experience in publishing. Ten years ago when I became an independent consultant, I focused on marketing and public relations campaigns. I am a marketing specialist who understands the various sales channels.

No. 2 -- I am a technical writer and can provide technical writing for white papers in the information technology market.

Most people think I am creative, which I am. What most people don't know is that I spent 20 years in the IT marketplace. I was an early innovator in web content when the web wasn't much more than a bunch of hyperlinks. I've authored dozens of white papers for IT marketing support, including papers for UPnP, HPNA, enOcean, 2Wire, and others. I also was publisher of California Computer News for almost 10 years.

No. 3 -- I am a public relations specialist.

I put my skills to use for myself. I've been interviewed in dozens of publications, including Wallstreet Journal, Elle, Redbook, Success Magazine and others. I've gotten clients excellent coverage in regional and national magazines, too. I have contact lists for some of the most respected broadcast and media outlets in the nation.

No. 4 -- I am a screenwriter.

Yes, it's true. I had a movie titled Virtual Seduction air on Showtime. I've optioned another one, too. I know how the entertainment business works and can help other screenwriters with guidance and insight.

No. 5 -- I am available to hire on contract!

Yes, I am searching for some steady contract work to stabilize our income. I'm bold and I have moxy. Enough moxy to just put it out there! Hire me today and you will never regret it. Check out my resume below and then contact me at or call 916-300-8012.

The closed mouth doesn't get fed! ~ Chris Carter, my better half LOL

Michelle Gamble
Mobile: 916-300-8012
Bachelors of Arts - public relations and minor in political science, San Jose State University, 1988
Equivalent of Bachelor of Arts in completed course work - English Literature, Sacramento State University
Masters of Arts completed coursework except for incomplete thesis - English Literature, Creative Writing, Sacramento State University
3L Publishing -
Chief Executive Officer/Founder
  • Launched Publishing Division from the ground up, including pioneering the hybrid business model that combines self-publishing with traditional publishing.
  • Branded and promoted the company, including development of logo, tagline, look and feel, website, marketing collateral materials, blog establishment and writing, newsletter (First Word), ongoing promotion to media with high-profile placement in Success Magazine, Redbook, Elle, Bloomberg News, BlogNation and dozens of others.
  • Oversee the overall company vision and programs in both publishing and marketing and public relations and annual business strategic plan.
  • Oversee and direct development of company systems and book fulfillment, including Amazon, Kindle, iBook, Nook, and Baker and Taylor.
  • Oversee and manage overall contracts, administration of accounts, and accounting programs.
  • Social Media management and development with the Michelle Gamble, author, Facebook page with 4,500+ connections, fan page, Twitter, and Linked-In.
  • Identify and acquire new fiction and nonfiction book properties (over 75 titles in the catalog).
  • Created, launched and developed writers' group Writer's Who Mean Business with over 1,000 members.
  • Overall program management of the books and custom publications.
  • Overall project management and creative development of all author marketing and public relations campaigns, including branding each book, directing social media, and creating and managing PR campaigns, media relations, media kits, press releases and more.
  • Developed curriculum for educational programs, including ground-up creation of workbooks and workshops.
  • Second Bloom: How to Reinvent, Rejuvenate and Realize a New Life (Winner Indie Excellence Awards, Runner-Up Writer's Digest, Indie Book Awards and Franklin Awards)
  • Smash: A Smart Girl's Guide to Marketing and PR
  • Vanity Circus: A Smart Girl's Guide to Publishing
  • 50 Magical and Memorable Family Vacations
California Girl Chronicles: Brea and the City of Plastic
California Girl Chronicles: Brea's Big Break
Body in the Trunk
*See 3L Publishing's catalog at
Produced Movie: Virtual Seduction (Roger Corman/Concord Productions)
Merchants of Chaos (optioned script)
  • Public Relations Campaigns (Online, Print and Broadcast Media)
  • Public Relations Content Management and Creative Executive
  • Media Relations Expert
  • Marketing Content Collateral
  • Website Development and Content Creation
  • Marketing Brand Management
  • PR Placement:
    • Success Magazine
    • CNN
    • ABC National News
    • Wall Street Journal (Print and Radio Network)
    • Redbook
    • Forbes
    • Elle
    • MORE Magazine Online (Online Contributor)
    • Engineering News Record
    • Business Journals
    • Regional Media in Major Market Cities (e.g. NYC, Chicago, Miami, San Francisco)
    • San Francisco Book Review (Columnist and Contributor)
    • Miami Herald
    • Sacramento Bee
    • Comstock Magazine
    • In-Style Magazine
    • France Today
    • Dr. Phil Show
    • The Price of Business, Bloomberg
    • Blognation
    • Modern Dog
    • Conversations, Cyrus Webb
MGR CONSULTING - 2006-2009
Public Relations/Marketing/Project Management
  • CSUS - Sacramento
  • Sutter University
  • Global Inventures
  • CalTrans
  • Comstock's Magazine
  • Sacramento Magazine
  • Technology Journal
  • McGraw-Hill Publications
  • Duran and Venables
  • Placer County Association of Real Estate
  • Rotary Clubs
  • Kiwanis
  • California Writers Club
  • Capital Valley Festival of Books
  • California Writers Club
  • Writers Who Mean Business (Host and Founder)
Executive Director, Marketing and Technical Publications
Executive Editor
Centers for Digital Education and Government
Editor in Chief/Publisher
California Computer News
California Department of Water Resources
Department of Public Information, Graphic Services and Photography

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