Building an Author Brand for Beginners

Kristyn M. Levis

Thursday 15 September 2022, 6:30-9.00pm

Full Price: $85
Member: $65
Conc Member: $55

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Participants in face to face courses must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and must comply with any other precautionary measures Writing NSW puts in place.

You want to build your online author platform but have no idea where to start. You want to use social media effectively, but you’re not sure how. Sound like you? This seminar will cover steps on how to build your author brand using great online tools.

Kristyn M. Levis will introduce you to the principles of developing your author platform, including advice on using a personal website, author Facebook page and social media to create an online presence for you and your books.

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Whether you’re an emerging writer looking to build an author brand and create an online presence, or you have several published books but you haven’t found the time or expertise to create a website or social media accounts, this seminar is for you.

Please note: this seminar provides advice on digital tools, but does not provide step-by-step instruction on using any websites or platforms.

We’ll cover:

  • Advice for creating your personal website
  • Deciding which social media platform is best for you
  • Tips for running an author Facebook page
  • How to create engagement through social media
  • Where to find free tools and stock photos
  • Advice on creating an author newsletter

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Advice for setting up an author website
  • How to use social media to help boost your profile
  • Where to find the tools to help with your author platform

Participant Requirements

To enrol in this seminar, participants must already have a personal Facebook page or other social media account. Bring a pen and paper, or fully charged device.

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If you are feeling unwell and experiencing any COVID-related symptoms on the day of the course, you must stay at home and contact us to let us know. As a participant in this course, you will be required to follow all COVID safety measures in place by Writing NSW to ensure the health and wellbeing of our community.

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