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April 2011

JCOM Marketing Announces Inspirational and Motivational Media Consulting by best-selling author and keynote speaker Joyce Schwarz, new media expert

JCOM New media and marketing www.joycecom.com is launching a new division for that firm devoted to working with other best-selling authors, film makers and producers of inspirational media which will include film, TV series, videos, audios, podcasts and radio. JCOM is headed by Joyce Schwarz, bestselling author of 6 books including THE VISION BOARD which was the #1 Amazon mystical bestseller for 26 weeks last year.

"The self growth industry is giant and continues to grow beyond the $72 Billion it reached in 2010. It's time to add another level of professionalism and to share next-generation techniques and special effects beyond Green Screen venturing into immersive training, augmented reality and enhanced and interactive TV," Schwarz explains.


Joyce Schwarz is one of the top female leaders and pioneers in digital media going back to 1992 when she co-wrote the NAB book "Multimedia 2000" and then co-wrote and edited one of the first textbooks on emerging media which was called "MULTIMEDIA: GATEWAY TO THE NEXT MILLENIUM" and published by AP Academic, division of Harcourt Brace Publishing.

Schwarz is well-known for her own famous STAR*COURSE seminars in Hollywood which have been attended by more than 5000 VIP authors, actors, producers, directors and crew members of films, videos, game companies and Internet firms  She also conducted the first workshops on new media for the DGA (Director's Guild of America") WGA (Writer's Guild of America), the Californai Film Commission and for the California Council of Arts and Women in Film back in 1994-1995. Schwarz has been a keynote speaker or moderator at such conferences as Digital Hollywood, CES Consumer Electronics Show, NAB, NAPTE and more.

LEARNING ANNEX: Joyce Schwarz collaborated with Learning Annex to introduce more than 10,000 attendees to the new media arena through such events that Schwarz produced for Learning Annex in Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York and San Diego as DIGITAL DAY Los Angeles, How to Break Into the New Hollywood (made into an audio book by Hay House) and HOW TO TURN YOUR IDEA INTO A VIDEO GAME.


*Public Relations * Business Development * Film Development * Film and media marketing *New Company launches *Audience acquisition *Film and Video Distribution *Promotion *Merchandising *Licensing and more. Please email: joyceschwarz@gmail.com for more info.

Here is a video that shows Joyce Schwarz talking about opportunities in the new Hollywood on Channel 4 News San Francisco. Schwarz has also appeared on E Entertainment TV, NBC News, ABC News, National Public Radio, NPR and on syndicated TV news segments in more than 200 markets across the USA:


THE VISION BOARD book by best selling author Joyce Schwarz Now On Kindle, Google, Android Just in Time to Celebrate Earth Day 2011


by Joyce Schwarz, blogging at www.visionboard.info  JUST IN TIME for Earth Day 2011 -- The Vision Board book bestseller #1 Mystical bestselling book on Amazon.com for 26 weeks last year is now available for your Kindle device or for Kindle PC and also there are versions for Google ebook and for Android.

Creating Vision Boards is a very eco and Earth Day appropriate activity too explains author Joyce Schwarz, who is the founder of the Vision Board Institute, www.visionboardinstitute.com   "Our 150 Certified Vision Board Coaches from around the globe are joining in to help celebrate Earth Day 2011 by creating vision boards and offering regional classes and workshops on Vision Board creation.


Vision Boards are visual maps that you create using paper magazine pictures glued on a poster board in a collage like format after discovering your power words and potentital defining images in a visioning session. Schwarz explained that Vision Boards are your virtual GPS system for living the life of your dreams.

To enter a contest to win a free Kindle version of THE VISION BOARD book go to www,facebook.com/joyceschwarz and comment on Joyce's blog post and you will be entered to win a free Kindle for PC or Kindle device version of THE VISION BOARD book. 

To see the original website for THE VISION BOARD go to www.ihaveavision.org 

To locate a Certified Vision Board coach in your region go to www.visionboardinstitute.com and click on the coaches tab.

To follow the Vision Board book on twitter.com @visionboard

To book Joyce Schwarz to speak to your group or company, email: joyceschwarz@gmail.com



Certified Vision Board Coach Home Study Program ON SALE for 48 hours only Get 50 percent off ! Act now before 7 pm April 9, 2011 become a Certified Vision Board Coach and Create Abundance While You Help Others Make their Dreams Come Ture

Joycebook1 Yowza, Friday Vision Board mania....for the next 48 hours you can get an amazing bargain...that will help you create abundance while you help make others dreams come true. Become a Certified Visoin Board Coach in only 8 weeks via Home Study or do the program at your own pace.

Here is the link to sign up now! http://homestudysale.eventbrite.com

The Vision Board Institute www.visionboardinstitute.com Supports Toms Shoes DAY WITH OUT SHOES CAMPAIGN WITH A TRIBUTE VISION BOARD

Joycebook1 by Joyce Schwarz blogging at www.visionboard.info  Schwarz is the bestselling author of THE VISION BOARD book which has sold 75,000 copies and is published by Harper Collins Publishing, Collins Design. To see a free chapter of THE VISION BOARD book go to: http://tinyurl.com/seeinsidebook

        THE VISION BOARD INSTITUTE located in Marina Del Rey, California reached out this week to support Toms Shoes www.toms.com in their promotional campaign called "ONE DAY WITHOUT SHOES" which encourages people around the globe to go barefoot for 24 hours.

 Onealink to the official press release for One Day Without Shoes  On April 5, people around the globe went barefoot deliberately to cause awareness of all the other people on the globe who go shoeless every day because they can't afford shoes. If you don't know it already, Toms Shoes www.toms.com donates a pair of shoes for every pair you buy.

 To support the campaign this year, Joyce Schwarz, Founder of The Vision Board Institute, www.visionboardinstitute.com created a Tribute Vision Board for the campaign and circulated it on her social media sites and to the more than 130 Certified Vision Board Coaches around the globe from mainland China across the USA and Canada to UK and South Africa.

Foot1a Last year more than 200,000 people around the globe supported the campaign by Tom's Shoes to go barefoot for a day in April. In 2011, the event was celebrated on April 5, 2011.

Onedayaz  See the TRIBUTE VISION BOARD that Joyce Schwarz, founder of THE VISION BOARD INSTITUTE created to support TOMS Shoes ONE DAY WITHOUT SHOES special campaign on April 5, 2011.

 Schwarz explains that a TRIBUTE VISION BOARD is a snapshot collage of visuals that depict the essence of an event, a nonprofit program or a public outreach campaign. The basic concept is to give 'tribute' to the organizers and the people who participate in the event. Schwarz says< "

A Tribute Vision Board is a THANK YOU IN ADVANCE of the event that also helps promote the event. It differs from a poster or just a collage of photos because the intention is to encourage involvement and at the same time provide defining images and power words that encourage viewers to take inspired action and get involved. "

Foot5 Schwarz explains that the reason that TRIBUTE VISION BOARDS can be so powerful is that they combine images from the organizer for the event along with unexpected and fun photos from crowd-sourcing online and offline. Creating a visually interesting and compelling picture previewing the event and a call for action.


Foothappy Footcolor Happy feet come in all colors so when Joyce Schwarz was creating the Tribute Vison Board for the Toms Shoes One Day Without SHoes campaign event, she chose amusing pix of feet that had smiles painted on them and that were pink and blue to indicate that people of all races and creeds can join into the campaign. The goal according to Toms is to take part and remind others at the same time that there are so many around the globe that do go shoeless because they don't have any shoes to wear.  PS you can buy Toms Shoes at www.toms.com of course

Cvbc To see more about becoming a Certified Vision Board Coach or locate a CVBC in your area go to www.visionboardinstitute.com and click on List of Coaches. Founder, Joyce Schwarz explains that THE VISION BOARD INSTITUTE reaches out to support a nonprofit or community outreach event at least once a month in order to express their Gratitude to the world for the abundance that the CVBC Coaches are creating by helping others make their dreams come true.

Vision Board Creation for Beginners & Beyond on AOL's Lemondrop.com Podcast with Joyce Schwarz, best selling author THE VISION BOARD BOOK SEE THE VIDEO ON YOUTUBE.com and on Visionboard.info

Joycebook1 by Joyce Schwarz, blogging at www.visionboard.info Schwarz is the author of The Vision Board book bestseller (26 weeks as Amazon's top Mystical book) which is featured in more than 6000 bookstores nationwide and across Canada and other English speaking countries. You can see a free chapter of THE VISION BOARD book by going to: http://tinyurl.com/seeinsidebook


Aoljoyce AOL's www.lemondrop.com editorial team interviewed best-selling author Joyce Schwarz, THE VISION BOARD book on how to vision your best year possible and how to get started with Vision Boards. The podcast is now a video on Youtube at: http://youtu.be/isBj4AtQXVw

Joyceopen HOW TO PICTURE YOUR FUTURE was just one of the topics covered in AOL's Lemondrop.com podcast with Joyce Schwarz, author THE VISION BOARD book. Be sure to see the video of the podcast at: http://youtu.be/isBj4AtQXVw


*How to immerse yourself into your vision

*Why do a visioning session before cutting out the pictures

*How to make the Vision Board collage

*What is a Defining Image and Power Words

*How to interpret what the pictures you picked out REALLY mean -- what do the pictures bring to mind?


Vision Board Institute Announces Spring Slate of Courses Open to the Public Get Certified as a Vision Board Coach in 4 weeks via Teleworkshop or Home Study and SPEAK YOUR WAY RICH and become a paid motivational speaker

Joycebook1 by Joyce Schwarz, bestselling author THE VISION BOARD book and founder the Vision Board Institute www.visionboardinstitute.com

Press release, April 4, 2011, Marina Del Rey, Ca 90292 www.visionboardinstitute.com


Millions of fans of the blockbuster inspirational movie THE SECRET and more than 4 million readers of the best-selling book THE SECRET are delving into creating their own vision boards. Often called by other names dream boards, life maps or life collages, Vision Boards got national attention when Larry King featured them on his popular talk show and again when Oprah created one for Obama's campaign and when Ellen DeGeneris showed her vision board that pictured her on the cover of O Magazine (Oprah's magazine). 

Coaching Empowers Vision Board Creators to Success

 Best-selling author of The Vision Board book published by Harper Collins Publishing, Colilns Design Joyce Schwarz unshrouded the mystery of creating a vision board in her book which has sold 75,000 copies and is available on Amazon.com and in more than 6000 bookstores internationally. See a free chapter of THE VISION BOARD book at: http://tinyurl.com/seeinsidebook.

To register for the next Certified Vision Board Coach 4 week class click here:http://visionboardcourse.eventbrite.com

WHAT IS A VISION BOARD? Joyce Schwarz explains, " A vision board is a visual representation of what you want to create in your life". She adds, "Unfortunately, most vision board self-creation ends up looking like a ransome note cut from newspapers and magazines and consists of little more than cut and paste."

WHY GO TO A CERTIFIED VISION BOARD COACH? That's why Schwarz used her background of more than 50,000 hours in business and life coaching and her in-depth experience in immersive interactive learning and distance education to create the first Vision Board Coach Certification program on the globe. Register for next course : http://visionboardcourse.eventbrite.com

"Today, we have more than 120 Certified Vision Board coaches around the globe ranging from Mainland China and Singapore and Australia to across the USA and Canada and on to UK and even the country of Jordan.

To find a Certified VIsion Board Coach in your region go to www.visionboardinstitute.com and click on List of Coaches or email: thevisionboard@aol.com and Joyce will refer you to a coach in your area or answer any questions you have about Visioning and Vision Board Coaching.



Vision Board Institute founder, Schwarz explains that during the Certificaiton process which can be completed via a 4-week teleworkshop program or via home study with MP3 downloads and PDF guidebook allows coaches in training to become adept at such vital areas as: life and work visioning, elements of design, alternate forms of vision board customization for such arenas as career change, wedding planning, family bonding and health and wealth creation. Register here: http://visionboardcourse.eventbrite.com

 During the course they invest more than 50 hours of time and work in studying latest scientific findings from such respected sources as Scientivic American magazine are proving that images can be just as powerful as experiences in lowering stress and in achieving goals. At the end of the course and completion of all certification requirements they earn the CVBC designation and the right ot display the CVBC logo. Always look for the BLUE CVBC logo when you are looking for a coach. Only Vision Board Institute certified coaches are authorized to use the blue CVBC image. Sign up here: http://visionboardcourse.eventbrite.com

ACCREDITED VISION BOARD READER PROGRAM LAUNCHED:      Associate director of The Vision Board Institute Marian Brown CVBC who is also editor of Holistic Health News is a big fan of the new Vision Board Institute program on how to become an Accredited Vision Card Reader (earn the AVR designation).

Brown earned the AVR designation and uses the Vision Card Reader system (TM) in her work in the areas of life coaching, corporate consulting and as a direct marketing expert. "The Vision Card Reader system(TM) can be used to go beyond the board anywhere -- 24/7/365 it's portable, fun and an amazing additional tool for your self-growth toolkit and coaching-on-the-go." she explains.

To register for the home study Accredited Vision Card Reader program, email: joyceschwarz@gmail.com and Joyce will take your credit card info privately via phone and get your your materials via MP3 downloads and PDF. (AVR classes are offered only as home study  now).


SPEAK YOUR WAY RICH...two week course that will reveal the 5 basic secrets of how to cash in on your expertise and knowledge or even ideas in a specific arena. Motivational businesws speaker Joyce Schwarz explains -- I wish I knew these valuable steps to take to get PAID speaking gigs years ago. "Alas, I discovered this insider info through hundreds of hours or trial and error and research and expensive classes and now want to pass it onto you to help you share your information on the dais in your local area, nationally or even internationally online and offline. "

SPEAK YOUR WAY RICH course is set for Weds, April 6 and April 13 at 5 pm PST LIVE via teleworkshop, Joyce Schwarz will teach this course herself and limites the class to a small elite group of six people.

 To get $50 off the course use the discount code: fbsave50 and register at:

Want to be a paid speaker? Get $50 off with discount code: fbsave50 go to: http://speakyourwayrich.eventbrite.com/
SO act now to turn ur expertise or even ideas into paid gigs find out the top 5 secrets in April 6 & 13 teleworkshop...only 2 spots left small group of 6 max! or email: joyceschwarz@gmail.com

NEXT CERTIFIED VISION BOARD COACH 4 WEEK TELEWORKSHOP LIVE TRAINING April 19 -May 11 Tuesdays at 5 pm via phone (no computer necessary) from anywhere in the world via teleconference or MP3 download sent to you after the class is set for April 19 - May 11 at 5 pm PST. To register for the course go to:  http://visionboardcourse.eventbrite.com

ACCREDITED VISION CARD READER Certification Program HOME STUDY only at this time: earn the AVR designation in two low-cost home study classes. Includes: two MP3 training downloads with real class simulation, plus bonus audios from Pamela Smyth, author and mythology expert, Feng Shui Color expert interview MP3 PLUS easy to read and use 30 page PDF and downloadable Vision Board cards you can print out or have printed on photopaper at your local picture printing service including Walgreens nationwide. Upon completion you get a Velvet pouch for your Vision Cards and a wallet AVR card certifying that you are an Accredited Vision Card Reader from the Vision Board Institute, www.visionboardinstitute.com  Email: joyceschwarz@gmail.com if you are interested and she will register you for the home study program and make sure you get all of your downloadable course materials within 24 hours. The course includes a 15 minute private coaching session with Joyce Schwarz on how to market your AVR services.

HOW TO DO YOUR OWN PR CLASS -- what if you could get your name in headlines in the next 24 hours? Find out how to promo your classes, workshops and even your own courses online and offline in the DO YOUR OWN PR CLASS customized for you by joyce Schwarz, APR (Accredited Public Relations Counselor for the Public Relations Society of America. Schwarz has owned her own Celebrity and VIP PR and marketing firm since 1986 prior to that she held the role of Vice President at such major agencies as Foote Cone, and what is now Omnicom. See the video promo for this course at: http://youtu.be/v50v0ocu_Mg 

Endorement for do your own PR course: graduate Crystal Russell will tell you that while taking the DO YOUR OWN PR class she was able to get her business more than 1500 headlines online and attracted international attention for her new public service campaign "It's Not About the Ring" which involves celebrities, models and aims to create awareness among young women internationally.

Endorsement for DO YOUR OWN PR COURSE


Joyce Schwarz, bestselling author of THE VISION BOARD book and six other books including SUCCESSFUL RECAREERING, when just another job is not enough...and books on new media and the future all published by major publishers such as Harcourt Brace, Morgan Kaufman Publishing and Harper Collins Design can coach you in the following areas:

*How to sell your project or book to a major publishing house or self-publish to make it a best-seller on Amazon.com

*How to Do your Own PR for your upcoming project or event

*How to sell your script or idea or game to the New Hollywood or become a savvy independent producer and show your film at festivals around the world.

More than 38 of Joyce's clients have published books and relesed their films theatrically or to cable.

For more information about Joyce's coaching services email her at: joyceschwarz@gmail.com

Email: joyceschwarz@gmail.com to register for the next 3 week DO YOUR OWN PR class which will be scheduled soon to start in May, 2011.

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VIDEO UPDATE FOR www.ihaveavision.org from best-selling author Joyce Schwarz, THE VISION BOARD book

Joycebook1 by Joyce Schwarz, best-selling author THE VISION BOARD book and founder www.visionboardinstitute.com who is also a VIP business coach and motivational business speaker on the international speaking circuit. To contact or book Joyce to speak or be interviewed, email her at joyceschwarz@gmail.com   AND follow her @visionboard  on twitter.com

As many of you vision board fans know, I created a video and a website for THE VISION BOARD BOOK, www.ihaveavision.org in February 2008, more than 9 momths before the book was published by Harper Collins Publishing, Collins Design.

 So I felt it was time to update that video and give some of the latest information about THE VISION BOARD BOOK see a free chapter at http://tinyurl.com/seeinsidebook



GRAB LIFE...THE VISION BOARD book author Joyce Schwarz reveals her 5 Step Success Formula for life Significance

Joyceandbooknew (left Joyce Schwarz, bestselling author of THE VISION BOARD book, www.ihaveavision.rog and founder www.visionboardinstitute.com which is training Certified Vision Board Coaches around the globe (more than 125 CVBC grads to date).

In a recent interview that bestselling author TIm Sanders (TODAY WE ARE RICH www.twar.com is his latest book and it's a winner) with John Maxwell  he gets Maxwell to Define Success and it's so poignant when Maxell explains that it is really SIGNIFICANCE that most of our search for.....by Joyce Schwarz, blogging at www.visioboard.info

That's why I'm so pleased to share my 5 Step Success Formula called GRABS with you -- because it is truly a system that will open the door for you to create true significance with and for your life!

In the movie and the book THE SECRET, the basic formula for creation is a three-fold sequence of:Ask Believe & Receive. According to that source, your role is to ask the universe for what, and then to believe you will get it (or in some cases believe you already have it) and then be open to receive whatever "it" is.


Based on my more than 50,000 hours of coaching, I've put my own spin on the sequence and call it GRABS:

G stands for Gratitude & giving
R for release & receive
A for acknowledge, ask and inspired action
B to be authentic as you can be and believe you already have what is on your vision board (in fact begin to give thanks for it in advance)
S is for sharing what you do have and your newfound wusdom

HOW TO USE GRABS and visioning prior to creating your Vision Board:

Begin your visioning session with an expression of gratitude be ready to release the old ideas and receive windows and insight and even what you already know. Acknowledge your your progress and ask for what you want and begin to take inspired action NOW.

At the same time be yourself and believe you have already received everything you ask for. Then Share your abundance of insight, gifts & talent. Help out in the community. Write an article sharing your wisdom and you'll find this bring even more gratitude into your lfie. The cycle of creation will propel you forward.

Try GRABS next time you begin to update your vision board or when you need to get fresh insight as to where you are in life and where you are going.

Go ahead try it! GRAB LIFE!


To see a free chapter of THE VISION BOARD book by Joyce Schwarz go to http://tinyurl.com/seeinsidebook and to sign up for a free vision board creation newsletter, go to: www.visionboard.info and fill out the form on the left side of the blog there.  Email: joyceschwarz@gmail.com for more details and a schedule of upcoming classes, courses and public speaking.

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Why Visioning Your Future At Work Needs to be Value Based says Joyce Schwaz, Author The Vision Board book and international Career transition expert

by Joyce Schwraz, blogging at www.visionboard.info 


What surprises me in talking to some of my clients and others who attend my public workshops is that so many people decided to settle for less than they deserve because of the recession.

Some turned to get rich quick schemes, and others downplayed or even down-wrote their resumes to get paychecks to tide them over in the down economy. Well, now's the time to bounce back.

YES, you deserve to be true to yourself. Too many people I talk with or hear on the dais even speak the Gospel of what I'll call Millionairism....very few people will dare talk about glitz and glamour and their fur coats and their diamonds and their limos anymore...that's just so 1980's...but if you look at what your TRUE values are (see THE VISION BOARD book chapter on Gratitude and your 7 wonders are.

    That's why I wanted to feature this interview I did on Denver TV when I was touring the country with one of my past books SUCCESSFUL RECAREERING...when just another job is NOT enough...to remind you and me of course (we teach what we need to learn) that VALUES ARE ALWAYS IN STYLE....take a look and tell me what you think! js.


OFFICIAL VISION BOARD HELMET ADAPTOR -- turns any helmet into "future vision"

Now for the first time ever....you can turn any helmet you have -- bike, motorcycle, skateboard etc into a viewer to see your future clearly. GUARANTEED 100 percent and created by Joyce Schwarz, best-selling author THE VISION BOARD book (www.ihaveavision.org) this revolutionary new product is available for one day only April 1, 2011. DON"T MISS OUT....get it NOW!

Helmetbox Why buy rose-colored glasses or expensive goggles or even Steampbunk versions ...when you can get this revolutionary new Vision Board helmet adaptor FREE one day only April 1, 2011. Created by Joyce Schwarz, bestselling author of THE VISION BOARD and media futurist www.joycecom.com


      *The official Vision Board helmet adaptor works with any helmet new or old!

      *Guaranteed 100 percent to give you a rose colored view of your future

      *Lets you focus in closer on your goals than any other helmet

      *Offered exclusely by Joyce Schwarz, bestselling author, media futurist and speaker

     *Eliminates glare!

     *Can be used inside or outside

     FOR ONE DAY ONLY -- special April 1, 2011....FREE -- really it's totally free -- but reply be sure to order yours within the next 14 hours before supplies are gone.

    THIS WILL BE A COLLECTOR's item.....especially good when used to read the free chapter of THE VISION BOARD book you can see at http://tinyurl.com/seeinsidebook

    BEWARE OF CHEAP IMITATIONS....only the OFFICIAL VISION BOARD HELMET ADAPTOR is guaranteed to let you picture your future!