• Market Your Book Using Facebook & Video…Painlessly

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    Name: Market Your Book Using Facebook & Video…Painlessly
    Date: October 12, 2018
    Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    Christine Halvorson of Halvorson New Media, Peterborough, is staging a special presentation in October designed specifically to help authors--whether they are self-published, traditionally published, or planning to be published--sell more books. The 4-hour workshop will focus on using all of Facebook's features, as well as how to produce short, effective videos. The workshop runs 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Manchester's Nackey Loeb School of Communications. The classroom setting at this venue allows for hands-on learning, so participants are encouraged to bring their SmartPhones as well as their laptops. Facebook Live--the ability to broadcast live, streaming video through a Facebook Page--will be demonstrated, and participants will get a chance to do a practice run if they choose. The $75 admission price includes continental breakfast, a recording of the day's presentation, and access to an ongoing private Facebook group in which members discuss video challenges and receive ongoing mentoring. Registrants should have familiarity with Facebook by having a personal profile on that site. Register here: https://sellbooks.eventbrite.com What participants will learn: How to use Facebook strategically to help sell more books Which other social media sites to consider using (Instagram, Twitter, blogs, Pinterest, YouTube) How to be efficient with limited social media marketing time How to be effective with posts How to create effective and inexpensive paid Facebook advertising Using video to promote your book(s), including -creating a book trailer -doing a reading on camera -developing an audience -broadcasting LIVE from events and signings -performance tips for the incredibly introverted -looking and sounding good on camera Facebook is here to stay In this workshop, participants will learn how to harness the power of Facebook and other social media sites. Facebook is here to stay, despite its recent problems. You and your book need to be where your potential readers are and, with rare exceptions, they’re on Facebook. Don’t chase shiny new objects You may need to be on some of the other sites also, but you won’t know for sure unless you take this workshop. Learn to be effective and efficient at using social media to gain an audience—an audience that may ultimately buy your book or at least come to your readings, signings, and other events. You’ll learn when and how much to spend on social media advertising, which really can fit into a writer’s budget. The Internet is exploding with videos. Yep, even you, the introverted author, need to put yourself on camera. Facebook loves video. YouTube can help you get found. You’ll want to think about creating your own commercials, trailers, storytelling sessions, tutorials, author events, and more. You’ll come away inspired, not intimidated. You’ll gain confidence and lose your skepticism. You’ll leave with enough information to make a social media marketing plan and you’ll know how to implement it. ABOUT THE PRESENTERS Christine Halvorson is a writer herself, and has run her own social media agency in New Hampshire since 2006. She is a veteran presenter, staging her own workshops as well as teaching under the auspices of the Center for Women in Enterprise (Nashua), the Monadnock Chapter of SCORE, and numerous chambers of commerce. See HalvorsonNewMedia.com. Nanette Perrotte is a jazz singer, performer, yoga instructor, and a lifestyle coach running her own business as Lux Lifestyle. See NanettePerrotte.com. Please call or write Chris with any questions: 603-203-0593 or Chris@HalvorsonNewMedia.com
    Location:
    Nackey Loeb School of Communications, Manchester, NH
    Date/Time Information:
    Oct. 12, 2018
    Contact Information:
    Chris at Halvorson New Media, Chris@HalvorsonNewMedia.com 603-203-0593
    Fees/Admission:
    $75
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