Fiction Book Case Study: Mount Hideaway Mysteries

“Mount Hideaway Mysteries,” written by Vincent Christopher, is a family-friendly book and movie series for teens and adults. It features strong female characters, examples of engaged parenting, positive portrayals of Christians and Homeschoolers, and a lot of action, adventure, and mystery.   The first book in the “Mount Hideaway Mysteries” series was recently released, and FrontGate Media was hired to help promote the book through our Women’s Blogger Network. The campaign took place over 8 weeks with the goal of increasing…

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7 Reasons Authors Should Use a Book Trailer

It’s safe to say most people are familiar with movie trailers. They used to be shown in theaters before the feature film starts (if you get there soon enough to watch them). Trailers provide 2-3 minutes of some of the best clips from the film with an intriguing voiceover script that leaves you begging for more (or so the producers hope). Even after a film is released, potential viewers watch movie trailers to decide whether or not they think the…

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Deep River Books Renews for 3rd Year With FrontGate Media to Train Authors in PR, Social & Digital Marketing

Orange County, CA – DEEP RIVER BOOKS has extended the agreement with FRONTGATE MEDIA, one of the world’s leading Faith and Family marketing agencies, to assist their authors with Coaching and Consulting for PR, Social and Digital Marketing.   Now in their 3rd year together, this year-long contract extension with FrontGate provides Deep River Books with two individual coaching sessions for each author and a quarterly group webinar to train authors how to market their books and build their career…

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What is PR? Strategies for Success in Christian PR

A lot of clients come to us and say, “I need PR.” They hear PR is the best marketing value. They see PR in action out in the marketplace. They want in on that action. If you are one of those people who want to invest in PR to promote your latest project, here is everything you need to know about strategies for success in Christian PR. For PR to Work, You Must Be Newsworthy The first and most important…

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Case Study: Non-Profit Media Campaign, Matthew 5:9 Peacemakers

The Matthew 5:9 Pledge springs from a network of Christian leaders shepherding their communities to live out the Gospel and place their identity in Christ above partisanship and societal divisions. In this time of great division, the Matthew 5:9 fellowship connects leaders grappling with division in the U.S. and supports them to speak and act effectively. The goal is to build a future in which all human beings are treated as image-bearers of God regardless of earthly divisions. Campaign Details…

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Increase Your Impact This Easter

Increase Your Easter Impact Easter is quickly approaching, and now is the perfect time to optimize your Easter campaign to target and reach the right engaged Christian audiences looking to grow in the Kingdom. At FrontGate Media, we offer hundreds of digital advertising opportunities through our Christian & Conservative digital media platforms reaching more than 10 million UVM, 20+ million email subscribers, and even more millions of Social Followers. Let us help you execute an effective campaign to reach the right people…

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FrontGate Celebrates 20 Years, Social Branding Case Study, & NewRelease Today: Our February 2021 Newsletter

The past, present & future… Greetings! This year, FrontGate Media celebrates 20 years of connecting YOU to the Christian audience. From our humble start in 2001 to where we are now, we are honored to work with so many passionate people who truly desire to provide value to the Christian audience. “I love to innovate. I love to connect people with ideas, and people with people. We continue to expand our services based on testing different marketing ideas, then creating a…

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FrontGate Media Celebrates 20 Years: An Interview with Founder Scott A. Shuford

An Interview with FrontGate’s Founder and CEO Scott A. Shuford This year, FrontGate Media celebrates 20 years of connecting YOU to the Christian audience through marketing. Hear from FrontGate founder, Scott A. Shuford on how the agency grew and continues to grow in the face of an ever-evolving industry and unexpected events like the COVID-19 pandemic.  Twenty years ago, what made you want to start FrontGate Media?  After establishing my secular market ad agency, I realized that my friends in…

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Christian Marketing in the New Year: Our December 2020 Newsletter

Christian Marketing in the New Year Greetings! As a marketer, you are probably wondering about the best ways to capture the attention of your target audience in 2021 with Christian marketing.  There are three main Christian consumer behavior trends you will likely see in 2021. Due to changes brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, how you advertise in the new year matters more than ever. Discover what your target audience will be looking for in 2021 and how you can…

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Ten Novels Honored as the Year’s Best Christian Fiction

“Congrats to our clients and all the winners representing the best in Fiction publishing! This was another fantastic Christy Awards and a great way to end the ECPA’s PubU and Art of Writing conferences here in Nashville.” – Scott A. Shuford,  Chief Engagement Officer at FrontGate Media. Ten Novels Honored as the Year’s Best Christian Fiction “Becoming Mrs. Lewis” by Patti Callahan wins The Christy Award® Book of the Year Author James L. Rubart inducted into The Christy Award® Hall…

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New Book Reconciles Creation and Evolution 

New Book Reconciles Creation and Evolution  Written by Atheist Turned Theology Professor Dr. Niamh Middleton, HOMO LAPSUS: Sin, Evolution, and the God Who Is Love Demonstrates the Link Between Evolutionary Biology and the Origin of Life.  Chicago, IL – For decades, Christians have discussed how evolution and intelligent design may not be mutually exclusive, although divisions on the topic remain. Related to this issue is the relationship between the theory of evolution and the origin of evil.  In HOMO LAPSUS:…

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Book by Entrepreneur Aaron Edelheit Examines the Concept of Sabbath, and Why Taking Intentional Time Away from Technology is the Real Secret to Greater Productivity, Happiness, and Success.

THE SABBATH CAN MAKE YOU MORE SUCCESSFUL Book by Entrepreneur Aaron Edelheit Examines the Concept of Sabbath, and Why Taking Intentional Time Away from Technology is the Real Secret to Greater Productivity, Happiness, and Success. Santa Barbara, CA – What if the real secret to happiness, productivity, communication, and success is a habit that is thousands of years old? Entrepreneur Aaron Edelheit shares the story of making a conscious decision to practice a day of rest each week, only to…

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Deep River Books Taps FrontGate Media to Assist Authors with Faith-based Social Media Strategy 

Deep River Books Taps FrontGate Media to Assist Authors with Faith-based Social Media Strategy  Orange County, CA – DEEP RIVER BOOKS has selected FRONTGATE MEDIA, one of the world’s leading Faith and Family marketing agencies, to assist their authors with Social Media Coaching and Consulting. This yearlong contract with FrontGate’s Social Media Division provides Deep River Books with two individual coaching sessions with each author, and a quarterly group webinar.  Deep River Books has signed a wide variety of authors,…

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Christian publisher CWR signs new sales and distribution agreement with Bookmasters, makes titles available for first time in U.S.

Christian publisher CWR signs new sales and distribution agreement with Bookmasters, makes titles available for first time in U.S. ASHLAND, Ohio (September 7, 2017) – Bookmasters, one of the largest providers of customized book publishing services in the United States, has signed a new U.S. sales and distribution agreement with UK-based Christian publisher CWR. Established in 1965 by Selwyn Hughes, a young miner called into full-time ministry, CWR is a UK-based Christian book publisher with more than 400 active titles and 50…

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Former WaterBrook & Multnomah publisher Alex Field launches new literary agency

Former WaterBrook & Multnomah publisher Alex Field launches new literary agency COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (September 8, 2017)—This week marks the launch of The Bindery, a new literary agency and consulting firm founded by Alexander Field, former VP & Publisher at WaterBrook & Multnomah, imprints of Penguin Random House. The Bindery is an ambitious, full-service literary agency working closely with authors to set big goals, shape their book ideas, create robust book proposals, and build a marketing and platform strategy, long before…

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