WPN POWER LUNCH: "What You Want and Need to Know About Publishing and Marketing Your Memoir, Blog, Fiction or Non Fiction Book" with Expert Panelists Eileen Batson, Diana Needham and Alice Osborn – March 8, 2013 at 18 Seaboard.
Friday, March 8, 2013 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM (EST)
Join us for a POWER LUNCH
WPN Members, Guests, Spouses, Friends and the General Public are invited.
"What You Want and Need to Know About Publishing and Marketing Your Memoir, Blog, Fiction or Non Fiction Book"
Eileen Batson, Diana Needham, and Alice Osborn
Our panelists will give you advice and answer questions on publishing, eBooks, the importance of editing your manuscript, marketing your book, and how a book will boost your business.
Eileen Batson, Batson GroupMarketing and PR (BGMPR)
As a publicist and owner of Batson Group Marketing and PR for 25+ years, Eileen Batson works with individuals, business owners, authors and artists to help them be well-known, well-thought of and well-remembered with, press releases, newsletters, and promotional materials. She consults and speaks on the various aspects of public relations and marketing. Martin Brossman and Anora McGaha selected her chapter on public relations for inclusion in their book Social Media for Business. Born in Baltimore and raised in Miami, she and her husband, nonfiction publisher, award-winning author, and singer-songwriter Jon Batson, escaped from Los Angeles to Raleigh in 2005. Join Eileen on LinkedIn, Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter/@ebatson. Contact her at Eileen@BGMPR.com www.BGMPR.com
Diana Needham, Needham Business Consulting
Diana Needham is recently published and the president of Needham Business Consulting, a consulting firm dedicated to helping clients grows their businesses, explore and manage marketing opportunities, and increase profits. She earned her Business Administration degree from Franklin University and received project management certification from the University of Colorado. She served for over 25 years at one of the nation’s largest financial institutions, where she was a key strategic leader charged with achieving the company vision and overcoming challenges during market shifts. She speaks frequently on smart business strategies at seminars and conferences and is a certified business and marketing coach. Contact Diana at 919-240-5130, Connect on LinkedIn - http://www.linkedin.com/in/diananeedham
Alice Osborne, Write from the Inside Out
Born in Washington, D.C., the winter after Watergate to a Masterpiece Theater-obsessed mother and Archie Bunker-obsessed father, Alice’s past educational and work experience is unusually varied, and it now feeds her work as a poet, as well as an editor, coach and marketing consultant for writers. After the Steaming Stops is her most recent collection of poetry; previous collections are Right Lane Ends andUnfinished Projects. Alice is also the editor of the short fiction anthology, Tattoos (Main Street Rag, 2012). A Pushcart Prize nominee, she has taught classes and writing workshops to hundreds of aspiring authors of nearly all ages (from 9 to 90), both in person and online. Her work has appeared in the News and Observer, The Broad River Review, The Pedestal Magazine, Soundings Review and in numerous journals and anthologies. Alice lives in Raleigh with her husband, two children and now two parakeets: Woodbird and Perry. Birdstein wants you to know he exchanged this world for a better one. Visit Alice's website at www.aliceosborn.com.
WHEN: Friday, March 8, 2013 11:30am - 1:30pm
WHERE: 18 Seaboard - 18 Seaboard Avenue, Suite 100, Raleigh, 919 861 4318
COST: Early Registration $5.00. Meal and beverage additional.
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