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Helpdeskja.com gets Small Business Book award

Published:Sunday | March 31, 2013 | 12:00 AM

Kingston, Jamaica: HELPDESKJA.COM, the leading provider of virtual support services to authors and coaches in writing, publishing, and marketing, has announced that they have received an award in the 2013 Small Business Book Awards, Resources category. The award was presented to helpdeskja.com by Small Business Trends, located in Cleveland, Ohio, an award-winning online publication, which along with its sister sites, serves more than five million small business owners, stakeholders and entrepreneurs annually. Small Business Trends, for the past five years, has published weekend reviews of small business books, amassing hundreds of independent reviews.

The 2013 Small Business Book Awards are now in their fifth year. More than just an honour, the awards are a unique social online event that enables the small business community to nominate, show their support for, and vote on their favorite business books. The awards also recognise key resources supporting business book authors and the publishing industry. The awards combine recognition for a job well done, honours and prestige - along with providing a high-profile opportunity for authors to engage with fans, network through social media, and increase publicity.

"This year, we've expanded the book categories to 10. We've also added a non-book category for technology and other support resources that help authors get their books into readers' hands. This year, we specifically welcome electronic books, too. Business books today don't always fit neatly into the mold of traditionally published print books. Annual sales of electronic books now exceed $1 billion and continue to grow, according to BookStats," noted Anita Campbell, CEO of Small Business Trends and founder of the awards.

Helpdeskja.com has continually demarked itself by the quality of its virtual author assistant and online book-marketing services. First launched in 2011, helpdeskja.com has significantly contributed to improving and educating the way the publishing industry, in particular, the self-publishing industry has evolved in doing business and catering to its clientele.

"I am very pleased and humbled at winning this award and recognise that it means that I am offering a service that is needed and appreciated. My thanks to everyone who supported by voting for me. It stands to reason that I have no choice but to keep pace with industry trends in order to continue delivering quality service to my clients," said Corine La Font, CEO, helpdeskja.com

About helpdeskja.com

Founded in 2011, helpdeskja.com is a virtual management business that offers professional support services to authors - aspiring or established - who need assistance with manuscript creation, e-publishing and e-marketing of their books and also includes the planning, coordination and management of online events such as webinars, teleseminars, online radio, tutorials and much more. The company's mission is to provide the most cost-effective, professional and efficient service to all our clients, remembering to treat them with respect and as quality customers throughout the lifespan of our relationship. helpdeskja.com currently serves clients in the Caribbean, United States and Canada. This is the first major award for helpdeskja.com as a key player in the publishing industry. helpdeskja.com is ably represented by its owner and founder, Corine La Font, who was featured on TVJ's 'Smile Jamaica', as well as on Power 106 FM with Michael Anthony Cuffe. For more information about helpdeskja-.com, visit its website at http://www.helpdeskja.com.