Do you attend writing conferences and find yourself standing in the corner watching everyone else engaged in animated conversations? Or do you collect fifty business cards and never hear from the people you met again? Do you draw a blank when your editor asks you to submit testimonials? The key to networking is to understand how to network. Whether you are an introvert, extrovert or ambivert, you can learn the simple rules for connecting with publishing professionals and building relationships where you help your contacts and they help you throughout your career.
Building the Writer’s Network shows you how to use networking to connect with other writers, editors, agents and stay connected. Learn why introverts make great networkers and how extroverts can convert all those business cards they collect into relationships. Discover tools that help you become the person that everyone knows at the next conference you attend.
Do yourself a favor, spend this weekend with Building the Writer’s Network and learn how to help other publishing professionals leads to your future success as an author.
Building the Writer’s Network teaches you how to:
• Go up to strangers at conferences and come away with more than a business card you never look at.
• Identify your most valued contacts who are as committed to your success as they are to their own.
• Understand how approach someone who has given you a business card and strengthen your relationship.
• Learn the Golden Rule of Networking and benefit from the network your contacts have built.
• Discover tools to help you be efficient with your social media and continually improve your results.
A Writer’s Introduction to Social Media Marketing will show you in a weekend how to start using one or social media to connect with readers who will buy your books.
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Tonya Price has founded three companies: StrategicIdeas.com, a successful web design firm acquired by UltraNet Communications., Tonya Price Consulting, a Project Management consulting and online teaching company and Magnolia Lane Press.
Tonya spent 35 years VP and Director level in the high tech/internet industry in Customer Service, Marketing, Web Operations, and Project Management. She has been writing and publishing fiction and non-fiction since 1994. Tonya has a BA from Oberlin University and an MBA in Marketing and Finance from Cornell University.
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