About EDC Creations
Welcome to our web site, and thank you for
taking the time to learn more about our firm. Since 2000, we at EDC Creations,
have represented both individual and corporate clients around the country by
offering top-quality marketing services, graphic design, website and image
development, event consulting and social media publicity. Applying rigorous energy,
experience, and resourcefulness to every project we accept, our staff members
are dedicated to your success. We have the experience, equipment and expertise to make sure that hiring EDC
Creations is the last thing you have to do before the responses start rolling in
from all your new found fans.
EDC Creations and its owner Ella Curry, can help you breathe new interest and strength into your company.
Our creations leave a lasting impact! EDC Creations can enable you to find,
attract, retain, and grow new business with increased effectiveness and reduced
costs. We combine marketing promotions, creative web development and
professional social media networking with our leading-edge Web 3.0 technologies to create marketing
communications solutions that exceed expectations and deliver greater customer
service for your company.
Contact Ella here: (301) 892-6573 or via email: email@example.com
Meet Ella Curry, President
of EDC Creations
EDC Creations is the parent company of the Sankofa
Literary Society, the Black Authors Network Radio Show and Black Pearls
Magazine, a AALAS award-winner. With a combined reach of potentially 400,000
readers per week, the Black Pearls Magazine, BAN Radio Show and the Sankofa
Literary Society are keeping readers well informed on what’s on the book
Ella brings more than twenty-five years of PR and marketing experience to
clients in film, music, publishing and corporate event planning. Widely
recognized as a leading expert on African American Internet book promotion she
is asked to speak and/or moderate panels at literary events and conferences
across the nation. Her client list reads like the Who's Who Elite of publishing.
popular BAN Radio Program offers a diverse group of international authors
a chance to showcase their books to thousands readers weekly. BAN Radio
reaches more than 118,000 readers per week via newsletter and has produced
24,500 downloads per featured show. The syndicate feed reaches thousands
per week. As the host of award-winning BAN Radio Show and editor of Black
Pearls Magazine, Ella has interviewed award winning authors, celebrated
journalists, and community leaders such as: the legendary Dr. Maya Angelou,
Alexis M. Herman former U.S. Secretary of Labor, The View's co-host Sherri
Shepherd, Pulitzer Prize winning columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. Also, New York
Times bestselling authors Walter Mosley, Kimberla Lawson Roby, Mary Frances
Berry, Brenda Jackson, Mary B. Morrison, Francis Ray, and Wahida Clark.
addition to interviewing change agents, she has showcased such top-selling
authors as: Sue Monk Kidd, Dr. Bernard Walker former US astronaut, Dr. Daniel
Black, Dr. Cornell West, Dr. Sampson Davis, Paula Giddings, Sonia
Sanchez, social activists Dr. Dorothy Irene Height and Jayne Cortez, Olympian
Devon Harris, children's book author Eloise Greenfield, and Flo Anthony
host of the syndicated radio shows "Gossip On The Go With Flo"
and "Flo Anthony's Big Apple Buzz.
Sankofa Literary Society consists of authors, librarians, 80 established
bloggers, 42 nurses, 15 independent bookstores, 45 reviewing bookclubs and
has over 2,700 members online and offline in total, with 877 of those
members coming from bookclubs or established reading groups. Quarterly the
SLS publishes the popular TOP 100 BEST BOOKS lists. Each summer the SLS hosts
the annual Chocolate Socials which brings more than 400 readers and authors to
Atlanta, GA and New Orleans, LA for the private literary events.
Black Pearls Magazine, is an award-winning (AALWS) online literary
destination for thousands bookclubs and social network fans around the globe.
Black Pearls Magazine has more than 79,000 subscribers. BPM also has
165,000 loyal newsletter readers. The newsletter click through rate is at 81% as
of August 4, 2013. Ella D. Curry, the editor-in-chief, has interviewed
award-winning actors and actresses such as Hill Harper, Queen Latifah, Jennifer
Hudson, Dakota Fanning, Pam Grier, Tristan Wilds, Tyrese Gibson, Bern
Nadette Stanis, and international motivational speaker Lisa Nichols from the
providing media coverage for the Congressional Black Caucus Author's Pavilion
and Book Expo America for the last 5 years, Ella has found that interviewing
profound community leaders shaped her own life and Black Pearls Magazine. She
has interviewed and learned from: Dr. Julianne Malveaux, political commentator
and 15th president of Bennett College; award-winning journalist Gwen Ifill; Dr.
Brenda Greene, Exec. Dir. of the Center for Black Literature, Medgar Evers
College; Annette Gordon-Reed, American historian and Harvard Law School
professor; MC Lyte, BET Lifetime Achievement Award winner; and Lynn Richardson,
the Mortgage Guru and leader of MC Lyte's Hip Hop Sisters Foundation.
Ms. Curry lives in Maryland with daughter and life partner. When she's not
working, she loves to travel, write short stories, and chatting in Internet
groups with her international group of friends. As her entrepreneurial spirit
guides the way upward, she continues to involve herself in challenging, life
If you would like more information or have comments, you may reach her via email
at: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the parent website at:
www.edc-creations.com. Visit Ella Curry’s Media Room:
vision is to build the most successful network of readers, authors and
publishers by bringing together the talents, efforts, and relationships
necessary for a greater collective success.
At EDC Creations every client is
vital to us and our community. Your success and ours are truly dependent on each
other. Without your support, we cannot deliver the information and resources
that are so important to millions of people who read in the world.
We will give
our all in order to help you meet the challenges you face by developing
innovative programs that really work, with the audience we have come to know and
Through the ups and
downs of these trying times, our partners and loyal supporters have stuck
together and have emerged as industry leaders in building rich, credible, and
inviting communities for people around the world, and from all walks of life,
whatever their interests and lifestyles. We strive to continue to bring you the
most stimulating content on the web.
Take a moment and examine the services we offer
business owners, authors and publishing house--traditional and independently
operated. Feel free to email us with any questions or comments.
your next conference, civic meeting,
corporate group or to facilitate workshops. Fees for speaking begin at
$650.00 per hour plus lodging and transportation, if overnight stay is necessary.
Ella Curry will take part in
online seminars and workshops at a flat fee of $199.00 per hour. Email Ella to
request her to speak at your next event at: email@example.com
Need a reporter for your
next event? Ask Ella to help!
Ella Curry will take part in your events,
by videotaping the event and blogging
about it afterwards. All event photos will be listed on the EDC Creations'
Pearls Magazine front page. We will send out a eblast announcing our event
details. Fees for reporting begin at $350.00
per hour plus lodging and transportation if overnight stay is necessary.
Services we offer the small
business owner or author:
Virtual Authors Assistant Services:
• Web Site or Fanpage Content Management
• Creation of e-Magazines or Newsletters
• Blogs and Podcast Management
• Internet Marketing Management
• Social Media Networking Management
• Organizing Tele-classes, Auto-responders, BTR Broadcasts
• List Management and Database Coordination
• Syndication of Articles to Social Media Sites
• Submitting Press Releases to Social Media Sites
Office and Event Support
• Database Management
• PDF conversions
• eBook creations
• Trade show support
• Web broadcasting
• Live event broadcasting
• Integrate offline and online advertising
• Set up virtual book tours
• Set up virtual radio tours
• Blog set up & maintenance
• Podcast recording, editing and maintenance
• Brand development coaching
• Publicity plan creation
• Creation of e-newsletters
• Database management
• Article submissions
• Newsletter creation
• Outbound pitching
• Inbound enquiry handling
Online/Social Media Services
• Social media training
• Forum participation
• Monitoring website traffic
• Ghost Blogging
• Skype Meeting with Bookclubs
• Contest Setup and Maintenance
• Mini-Digital Magazine for Pre-pub Promo
• Social Media profile setup and maintenance
• Creating and Maintaining business profiles on social networking sites
president and chief executive officer, Ella Curry, is determined to become one
of the most powerful literary conglomerates in the industry. Offering the
self-published and independently published author the same quality of exposure
as the traditionally published author. In 2011, we hope to have our own radio
show on AM radio, our cable TV literary show launched and to bring new books and
the authors who create them, to millions of readers around world. Join us
in this drive to Give the Gift of Knowledge!
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