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The Intentional Networker Selected as Book of the Year Finalist

Patti DeNucci
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The Intentional Networker Selected as Book of the Year Finalist
by ForeWord Book Reviews

April 4, 2012 – Austin, TX: ForeWord Book Reviews announced this week that The Intentional Networker™: Attracting Powerful Relationships, Referrals & Results in Business by Patti DeNucci (published by Rosewall Press) was selected as a finalist for its annual Book of the Year Awards, which will be announced at the American Library Association’s conference in Anaheim, California in June. DeNucci owns DeNucci & Co. LLC and is a business networking and referral expert based in Austin, Texas.

The Book of the Year Awards were established to bring increased attention from librarians and booksellers to the literary achievements of independent publishers and their authors. ForeWord will announce three winners in each of the sixty categories and present two $1,500 prizes for the Best Fiction and Best Nonfiction titles. In addition, ForeWord will present an Independent Publisher of the Year award to a publisher who produces innovative, relevant and original books for today’s readers.

More on The Intentional Networker
The Intentional Networker is a field guide for anyone who wants to make better business connections and maximize their professional socialization skills and relationship-building success. The premise of the book is that you can actually attract more success by networking less – you just need to do so with more purpose, authenticity and polish.

The target audience for the book includes motivated, purpose-driven business people, including entrepreneurs, business owners, freelancers, consultants, sales people, development professionals, recent graduates, job hunters, career changers and those re-entering the business world.
“The reaction I’m getting from readers is that this isn’t just another networking book, but a very readable handbook for being more intentional, polished and respected in business,” says DeNucci.

Author Patti DeNucci was inspired to write The Intentional Networker™ after spending more than 25 years in her own business- and relationship-building efforts as well as observing how others networked and attempted to attract more connections, customers, respect, and referrals. DeNucci realized that the secret to attracting more success in business wasn’t about networking more or collecting more business cards; it was about networking more genuinely, thoughtfully, and intentionally.
Midwest Review has also given The Intentional Networker high marks in the Business category of its Small Press Bookwatch, giving the book 5 out of 5 stars and naming it ”a strongly recommended pick for anyone who wants to boost their business networking power.”

The book was released in October 2011 and is available both in print and electronic formats on Amazon, iTunes, Barnes & Noble and other major retailers. Local retailers in Austin that carry the book include BookPeople and BookWoman.

The Intentional Networker™ is a 272 page trade paperback and sells for $19.95 — less than the cost of a typical networking event. ISBN: 978-0-9835461-0-8
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About the author
Patti DeNucci is an award-winning networking and connections expert in Austin, Texas. She is a coach, consultant and speaker as well as the founder of DeNucci & Co. LLC, a consulting, publishing, and resource firm. With a strong background in marketing communications and more than 20 years’ experience as a business owner, Patti has worked with thousands of companies, organizations, and individuals, helping them attract millions of dollars in connections and revenue. She has also attended, facilitated, and presented at thousands of networking and business events. When Patti isn’t making and attracting spot-on referrals or networking with intention, she is teaching others how to do the same via coaching, consulting, speaking, and training.

Patti DeNucci, DeNucci & Co. LLC Voice 512 418 0527 Fax 512 418 0528 5114 Balcones Woods Dr. 307-430, Austin, TX 78759