Dec. 17, 2012
-- Twenty-seven years of accumulated publishing and marketing knowledge – including industry secrets as well as all the necessary nuts and bolts – is divulged by Linda F. Radke, award-winning author, publisher and president of Five Star Publications, Inc., when she presents Five Star Publishing & Marketing Secrets.
Topics in the all-day workshop include: setting up a publishing business; securing a copyright, ISBN, barcode and Library of Congress listing; book layout, design and typesetting;
editing and proofreading;
printing; how to get book reviews and media coverage; eBook conversion; distribution for both eBooks and printed editions; marketing plans; book trailers; promotional materials; tradeshows and networking; social media; and website design. The seminar can be taken privately or as a group and in full- or half-day increments.
publishing is easier than it ever was," says Radke, author of The Economical Guide to Self-Publishing
and Promote Like a Pro
. "However, succeeding at it is difficult, and I want to give those who are considering becoming their own publisher a fighting chance in the marketplace."
In addition to the unprecedented amount of insiders information and trade secrets, attendees receive copies of Radke's books, two hours of follow-up consultation with Radke, a 15 percent discount on any Five Star services, take-home materials, a free listing at AuthorsAndExperts.com and qualified publicity and marketing leads. Lunch is also provided. Plus, if they attend with a friend, each receives a $50 discount on a full-day or $25 discount on a half-day session.
Private sessions are by appointment. The next two group workshops take place from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on March 17 and May 16, 2013 at the Residence Inn in Chandler, Ariz. The price varies depending on whether taken in private or a group setting and whether registering for a half- or full-day session. To register, call 480-940-8182 or 866-471-0777. For more information, visit www.FiveStarPublications.com