Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Florida Romance Writers November Meeting


DATE: Saturday, November 8, 2014
TIME:  9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Airport Hotel, 1825 Griffin Road, Dania 33004
COST: $22 per person/member, $25 non-member; includes buffet breakfast
DIRECTIONS: I-95 to Griffin Road exit (Exit 26). Go east on Griffin and make a right at the first light into the Sheraton parking area.
PARKING: Self-parking is free of charge. Take a ticket when you enter and when you leave be sure to tell the parking attendant you were attending the FRW event.
PROGRAM:  Marketing, Blogs, and Reader Events by Ana Ivies
With the landscape of publishing changing, newspapers are no longer the only source for book reviews. Online blogs have entered the stage. The trick is finding the right one and building lasting relationships from reviews all the way up to reader events. 
Why are blogs important and how do you pick the best fit for your brand or book? Why are reader events and virtual parties important and how do you plan one? Most importantly, how do you build relationships with the hosts of this powerful new digital world and the readers taking the ride with you?
Ana Ivies from Wicked Book Events will be on hand to chat blogs, marketing, events, audience and to share tips for author success...straight from the source.
BIO: Ana Ivies
Ana Ivies began Ana’s Attic Book Blog in 2012. After discovering a large group of women who began reading again when a popular book series came out, she decided to help by posting about Books to Read after Fifty Shades of Grey. Since then, she has been reviewing and promoting all kinds of contemporary romance books on her blog, anasattic.com, and is currently planning her fourth Wicked Book Events book signing, which includes 50 NYT and USA Today Bestselling authors at the Bahia Mar Hotel, February 6-8, 2015. Tickets are still available at www.wickedbookevents.com.
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED: Please e-mail Edi Ojeda at ediojeda@comcast.net for a reservation and visit us at: www.frwriters.org

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