Looking to up your social media game as a business owner, author or freelancer? Do you need guidance on how to take that book idea that has been rattling around in your brain and start taking the steps to getting it published. Could your existing WordPress website use some help, or are you not sure if a WP site is the right move for your business?
Well you are in luck! Brainerd Marketing and Publishing Classes offers multiple opportunities to gain the knowledge, skills and the motivation to take your business or book dreams to the next level!
Saturday, September 19:
9 to 11 am Getting your Dream on Paper: Book Publishing in Today’s World
Do you dream of writing a book? Learn about today’s book industry, publishing options, first steps to publication and what to expect once your book hits the shelves. Instructor: Krista Rolfzen Soukup, Literary Publicist and Agent www.BlueCottageAgency.com
12 to 2 pm Find the Buzz: Social Media
Dig deeply into the mysteries of Facebook, Twitter and blogging to discover how to build an audience and gain visibility. Harness the power of social media to gain readers, drive traffic to your website and promote your work. Instructor: Rebecca Flansburg, Social Media Specialist www.Lamscommunications.com
Saturday, September 26:
9 to 11 am Keeping the Buzz: Publicity for Writers
What strategies can writers use to showcase their work to potential publishers, agents and readers? How can marketing fit into a writer’s daily schedule? Learn the basics of publicity and marketing in today’s literary arts world; including author branding, websites, social media, book promotions, press releases and more. Instructor: Krista Rolfzen Soukup, Literary Publicist and Agent www.BlueCottageAgency.com
12 to 2 pm WordPress
Is a WordPress Website right for me? How can WordPress maximize my writing/art/business? This class explains the basics of WordPress and other internet terms: SEO, posts, tags, categories, media, and website security. Instructor: Corey Kretsinger, Web Designer www.MidstateDesign.com
Click HERE for registration info, Register on-line at www.CrossingArts.org or Mail registration and check to TCAA 1001 Kingwood St. Room #114, Brainerd, MN 56401For information call the Crossing Office : 1-218-833-0416
Crossing Arts Alliance activities are funded, in part, by the voters of Minnesota through grants from the Five Wings Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage fund; and grants from Brainerd Service League, Mid Minnesota Federal Credit Union, and the Anderson Family Legacy Fund and the Anderson Family Legacy Fund.