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Marketing, Marketing, and MORE marketing! How to grow your platform and sell more books!
Whether you have already launched your book or if you’re still just thinking about writing it, you can never start marketing early enough! Many writers will say they quickly learned the writing was the easy part and MARKETING is what nearly cooked their goose!
Today’s session is JAM PACKED with marketing information, media information, and ideas to help you sell the heck out of your books!
Alinka Rutkowska, How to sell 80,000 copies of your book!
Christina Nicholson – How to gain publicity as an author to sell more books
AK Turner –Making the NY Times BestSeller List
Angela J. Ford -Outside of the Box Marketing Techniques and Writing Epic Fantasy
Maria Dismondy – Marketing Your Children’s Book to Sell Thousands of Copies
Rachel Thompson – Winning with Book Marketing; How Indies Most Successfully Market their Books
Kristi Dosh – PR Skills to Market Your Book
Kimberley Grabas – List-Building for Authors
Author and CEO, LibraryBubAlinka Rutkowska is a multi-award-winning and #1 international best-selling author. She’s a coach who transforms struggling writers into profitable authorpreneurs. She’s the founder and CEO of LibraryBub, which connects librarians with award-winning and bestselling books from independent publishers. She’s the founder and host of the 5-Figure Author Challenge, which gives authors winning strategies to get to 5 figures in 5 months. She’s been featured on Fox Business Network, affiliates of ABC, NBC and CBS, Author Marketing Club, The Author Hangout, Kindlepreneur, Book Marketing Mentors, Examiner, She Knows, She Writes, The Writer’s Life, Literary Titan and many more. She’s been voted top 5 speaker and named most creative book marketer at the Bestseller Summit Online.
CEO, Media MavenChristina Nicholson is a former TV reporter and anchor who is still telling stories, but instead of doing it for a newscast, she’s doing it to help small businesses grow. With her business, Media Maven, she helps entrepreneurs reach thousands, if not millions, of their ideal customers or clients in minutes instead of months through the power of media. You can still see her in front of the camera as a host on Lifetime TV, in national commercials, and on WPTV for her monthly segment, Steals and Deals. Christina also monetizes a local lifestyle and family blog, Christina All Day. She lives in South Florida with her husband and two young children.
AuthorAK Turner is the New York Times bestselling author of This Little Piggy Went to the Liquor Store, Mommy Had a Little Flask, and Hair of the Corn Dog. Her award-winning Vagabonding with Kids series chronicles her family’s travels around the world. She is also a contributor to numerous anthologies, including I Just Want to Be Alone, I Just Want to Be Perfect, and Leave the Lipstick, Take the Iguana. Her works have received a starred review from Publishers Weekly, IPPY Awards in Humor and Travel, Foreword Indies Awards, Independent Press Distinguished Favorite, and inclusion in BookLife’s Top 5 Indie Books of 2014.
Angela J. Ford
Author and Book Launch StrategistAngela J. Ford is the author of The Four Worlds Series and a Book Launch Strategist. She’s passionate about helping authors and bloggers do more work they love by helping them with book marketing. You’re most likely to find her with her nose in a book and a cup of coffee in hand.
Author and Publisher, Cardinal Rule PressAward-winning author and founder of the publishing company, Cardinal Rule Press, Maria Dismondy inspires and educates others in the book industry. Maria’s background in early education and research enables her to touch lives the world over while touring as a public speaker in schools, community forums, and at national conferences. When Maria isn’t working, she can be found embarking on adventures throughout southeast Michigan and beyond, where she lives with her husband and three book-loving children.
CEO, BadRedHead MediaRachel Thompson is the author of the award-winning, best-selling Broken Places (one of IndieReader’s “Best of 2015” top books and 2015 Honorable Mention Winner in both the Los Angeles and the San Francisco Book Festivals), and the bestselling, multi-award-winning Broken Pieces (as well as two additional humor books, A Walk In The Snark and Mancode: Exposed). She owns BadRedhead Media, creating effective social media and book marketing campaigns for authors. Her articles appear regularly in The Huffington Post, Feminine Collective, Indie Reader Medium, OnMogul, Transformation Is Real, Blue Ink Review, Book Machine, and several other publications.
CEO, Guide My BrandKristi Dosh is a publicist who founded Guide My Brand to work with entrepreneurs and nonfiction authors to establish themselves as experts in their niches and become more visible for their expertise through opportunities such as guest blogs, podcast interviews, public speaking engagements, feature articles and media appearances. Kristi is her own best case study, beginning her career as a corporate attorney and used a combination of blogging, social media, public speaking and media appearances to become a nationally-recognized expert on the business of sports. She left the corporate world to work for such outlets as Forbes and ESPN, and today she works with busy entrepreneurs and nonfiction authors who want to become experts themselves and step into the spotlight so they can grow their businesses. You can visit her website at www.guidemybrand.com and join her free, private Facebook group, The Visibility Workshop.
Author and Founder, Your Writer PlatformKimberley Grabas is a Canadian writer and the founder of YourWriterPlatform.com – a site where she provides writers with the resources, tools and inspiration they need to build their platforms, engage their fans and sell more books. With degrees in both Business and Psychology, as well as over 14 years in sales and marketing, Kimberley uses her unique mix of skills and experience to help writers promote their work, build community engagement and develop an online presence in a genuine and meaningful way.