Literary agents agree. Editors at Big Six publishing houses agree. Bestselling authors agree. If you want to publish a book, you need to use social media.
But what is social media? How can YOU use it to sell your book-in-progress? Why have a blog, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn? How will you write your book if you are always online? And who really cares about social media metrics?
For the answers to these questions and more, attend Swenson Book Development, LLC’s Social Media Strategies for Authors Workshop where you will learn how authors use social media to:
- build a profitable audience platform
- market, promote, publicize, and sell books
- attract invitations for speaking engagements and guest appearances and
- to connect directly to readers who will purchase your book
When: Saturday, January 21, 2012, 1 – 2:30 p.m.
Where: Buffalo Street Books, 215 S. Cayuga Street, Ithaca, NY
Facilitator: Jill Swenson, Ph.D. Swenson Book Development, LLC
Cost: $40 per person ($30 for bookstore cooperative share-owners)
Register: Email email@example.com with your name, phone, and workshop of choice
Advance registration required
Workshop limited to 20 participants
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