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BUILD BOOK BUZZ: A Live 3-Week Course Only 15 Tickets!

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Break through 'Author Overwhelm' and create a Book Buzz Plan that will work for You! Join us for an exclusive, in-depth LIVE course to that covers the tasks every Indie Author or Publisher must master to create a following and sell books - PLATFORM, PUBLICITY AND LAUNCH.

Join BBL Publishing's Founder and Publicity Expert, Leann Garms, and Jandra Sutton, Author and Digital Marketing Expert, once a week for three weeks to dive deep into the topics covered in our free Build Book Buzz Webinar. The course is limited to 15 participants so that we can personalize the sessions for your projects.

Building Your Author PLATFORM

  • What is an Author Platform and why do I need one?
  • Critical components for a solid Platform
  • Building your Author Brand -- what does it take?
  • Create a Social Media Strategy to prevent overwhelm
  • How's your website is working for you?
  • Build your audience: Integrating online platforms to grow your following

Book PUBLICITY, Press Kits, and Making News

  • What Publicity can do for you
  • DIY OR PRFirm - Budgets, Personality, Experience
  • 3 things you must have before starting a publicity campaign - whether you DIY or hire a PR firm
  • What's in a Press Kit and why do I need one?
  • Elements of a killer press release
  • A 5-Step Plan for contacting the media
  • How to amplify your PR reach with Social Media

Elements of a Successful LAUNCH

  • Setting yourself up for Success: Timing is everything
  • Create your Launch Timeline
  • Blog Tours, Book signings, & Building a Fan Base
  • Powerful Pre-selling
  • Secrets to a Barnes & Noble book signing
  • Get Social: Events, Ads and Reviews

What to expect?

  • A curated group of 10-15 authors
  • A free 60-minute live video course introduction (Build Book Buzz Webinar)
  • 3 sessions, 120 minutes long, video conferencing
  • E-mail support during the 3-week course, and discounts on BBL consulting
  • We'll meet each Thursday @ 6 p.m. Central/4 p.m. Pacific for 90 minutes.
  • Using the GoToMeeting app will allow us to interact with each other during the class.
  • We'll dive deep into the BOOK BUZZ topics with expert insight, tip sheets, homework, and real-life examples of what works - and what doesn't.
  • You'll have time to ask questions, we'll give you 'homework' assignments for the next week, and you'll also learn from fellow students and special guests.

Get a handle on AUTHOR OVERWHELM and come away with a plan that makes sense for YOU and YOUR BOOKS!

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