International Breakthrough Designer, Sigrun Lilja Gudjonsdottir, Hits Best Seller List With “The Next Big Thing”

Sigrun Lilja Gudjonsdottir, critically acclaimed Icelandic designer, recently hit two separate best seller lists with the new book, “The Next Big Thing: Top Trends From Today’s Leading Experts to Help You Dominate the New Economy.”

Orlando, Fla. – March 15, 2011 – Shoe and accessory designer, Sigrun Lilja Gudjonsdottir, recently joined a select group of America’s leading entrepreneurs and businesspeople to collaborate and co-write the business and marketing book titled, The Next Big Thing: Top Trends From Today’s Leading Experts to Help You Dominate the New Economy. The book was published by CelebrityPress™, a leading business and marketing book publisher founded by Nick Nanton, Esq. and business partner, JW Dicks, Esq

International breakthrough designer Sigrun Lilja Gudjonsdottir founded the Icelandic fashion label Gydja Collection in 2007, and the label has since gained widespread attention across the world. Gydja Collection holds a range of items and accessories, from sophisticated pumps to peep toe heels as part of the Gydja Shoe Collection, classic leather belts made from fine, eco-friendly salmon skin, and chic Gydja Handbags.

Furthermore, in December 2010 Gydja Collection released its first fragrance, EFJ Eyjafjallajokull, made from pure glacial water from the Icelandic Eyjafallajokull glacier. The perfume received praise from the most respected of fashionistas.

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The new book, The Next Big Thing: Top Trends From Today’s Leading Experts to Help You Dominate the New Economy was released on Thursday, March 10, 2011.  It features forward thinking trends to help entrepreneurs and business people dominate the new economy.  Sigrun contributed a chapter titled “Brand Marketing – The Gydja Collection.”

On the day of release, The Next Big Thing reached best-seller status on, reaching #4 in both the Entrepreneurship and Communications categories.

From CelebrityPress:

The old adage states: “Driving forward while focusing on the rearview mirror will land you in an accident.” This also holds true in business. While it’s important to understand the past, the future is where the real opportunity lies. But how do you tell the difference between passing fads and profitable trends? The authors in this book aim to do exactly that. Forty-one leading experts across multiple industries have teamed up to share The Next Big Thing to help you profit in this new economy.

After such a successful release, Sigrun Lilja Gudjonsdottir will be inducted into The National Academy of Best-Selling Authors™, an organization that honors authors from many of the leading independent best seller lists.

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About Sigrun Lilja Gudjonsdottir:

Inspired by her travels in Egypt, Ms. Gudjons put her talents to work. In December 2007, after two years of development, she launched the Gydja Collections in Iceland. Hers is a company that is focused on creating high-end accessories for fashionable women that dare to be different. Within a moment of its launch, the Gydja Collection seemed to dominate the Icelandic fashion world. After receiving rave reviews for her designs and attention from models and celebrities clamoring for her shoes, the next step was to market the line internationally.

Born Sigrun Lilja Gudjonsdottir in 1981 in Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland, Sigrun Lilja Gudjons was fascinated by fashion from a young age. Armed with a smart business sense gleaned from watching her family’s thriving promotional company, it was only a matter of time until Ms. Gudjons would combine her passion and business acumen to produce her own empire.

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