6 posts tagged book marketing

See You Tomorrow! Start the Year Right with a Marketing Plan.

Is your writing poised for flight this year? There are still a few spots left in tomorrow's Marketing Calendar workshop with Karma Bennett! Hello Writers, We're gearing up to start a year of great support for writers! Don't miss tomorrow's planning workshop!  A Workshop for Writers: Create a Marketing Plan with Karma Bennett A few last minute details: 1) TIME CHANGE - the ...

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Interview with Joel Friedlander on Indie Publishing

Berkeley CWC volunteer Cristina Deptula caught up with the speaker of this Sunday's meeting for some questions about independent publishing. If you don't know Joel, he is an award-winning book designer, blogger, and writer. He speaks regularly at industry events and is the author of A Self-Publisher’s Companion and coauthor of The Self-Publisher's Ultimate Resource Guide. Joel is a columnist ...

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Nov 19th: Author Platform, Branding, and Monetization with Joel Friedlander

Are you confused by all the talk about "building your platform," about "author branding," or how authors today make money from their work? At our November meeting, Joel Friedlander will walk us through how to establish a following and build a career for your work. You'll learn how to: use your expertise to build a valuable online asset, turn your content into an amazing variety of multimedia ...

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Sept 17th: How to Craft a Book that Sells, with Nina Amir

ATTENTION: NEW VENUE!  ****We've moved! See below for our new location!**** The average book today sells only about 250 copies per year and 3,000 in its lifetime. Improve your odds of becoming a successful author by producing a business plan for your book before you write a word. As you do, you develop an Author Attitude, craft a marketable book idea, and evaluate your idea and yourself ...

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how to turn your book into an audiobook (June 18th 109 3rd St Oakland)

JUNE 18: How to Turn Your Book into an Audiobook with Howard Van Es

Our June meeting will feature Howard Van Es, president of Let's Write Books, Inc. He's going to talk to us about audiobooks. The market for audiobooks is exploding due to the growing number of computers, smartphones, and tablets, which make it easy for the consumer to purchase and instantly listen to their favorite books. Interestingly, Amazon has seen this trend and purchased Audible a few years ago. They also own ACX, which is the major distributor of audiobooks to Amazon, Audible, and iTunes, the three big platforms for audiobook sales.

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See You Sunday! Featuring dynamic duo Lloyd Lofthouse and Alon Shalev.

We're so proud to feature our very own Lloyd Lofthouse as our speaker this Sunday. Lloyd, the author of the award-winning My Splendid Concubine historical novels and much more, has years of experience in successful self-publishing. He is also a generous mentor to the club, keeping up the club's marketing blog as a dual member of two branches. But wait, there's more! Alon Shalev, author of five ...

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