Free Worldwide Webinars
We are expanding our global publisher training with the launch of free monthly webinars led by expert trainers. The interactive sessions will include polls, surveys and time for questions. Sessions will be recorded for on-demand access after the live webcast.
"Beyond the content of the teaching, it is a blessing just to be online and listen to people from different parts of the world discuss their efforts to let God use them to reach people for Christ...What an awesome way to sense the privilege, responsibility and joy we have as brothers and sisters in the Lord, united as one around the world, to help fulfill Christ's Great Commission." -Shirley McCoy, author
February 16- "Developing an Effective Marketing Plan for Book Publishers" with David Waweru. He is the founder and CEO of WordAlive Publishing, based in Nairobi, Kenya. How can publishers make sure their books successfully reach target readers and help authors touch readers’ hearts? Register online now.
March 22- "Building an Effective Publishing House Website" with Sam Richardson. He is the CEO of SPCK (the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge) in London, England. Register online now.
April 19- "Engaging Your Readers Through Social Media" with Ida Torres, digital marketing officer of OMF Literature in the Philippines. You'll learn the basics of social media marketing, including how to: 1) Establish a significant presence in social media, 2) Build a "community," and 3) Keep them engaged and interested in your content. Register online now.
Video Recordings of Past Webinars Available Online:
January 12- "Publishing God's Revelation for General Readers" with ChinKar Tan. He is the publisher of Write Editions®, an imprint that focuses on general trade books, and Word Editions®, a new imprint that exclusively publishes Christian literature. Learn how to effectively reach general readers with a biblical worldview.
November 24- "How Can Authors and Publishers Use Podcasts to Reach Readers?" with Melvin Rivera. He is the Director of Global Bible Publishing at United Bible Societies, the world's largest translator, publisher and distributor of the Bible.
October 27- "How to Engage Your Readers with Powerful Infographics" with Jon Hirst, president and CEO of GMI, a nonprofit focused on providing the Global Church with research, data and decision resources.
September 16-"How to Price Your Book?" with Anna Shirochenskaya, director of Triad Publishing in Moscow, Russia. Should a Christian publisher give away books for free? Sell at cost? Sell with profit margin? Do all three? In this webinar you will learn to consider various factors and issues involved in pricing Christian books.
August 11- How Can a Publisher and Author Work Together to Market a Book Successfully? with Dan Balow. Creating "digital buzz" to reach readers is the task of both the publisher and the author. Who does what? Dan is the director of publishing development and literary agent for The Steve Laube Agency.
July 14- Is Less More? The Discipline of Self-editing with Alice Crider, senior acquisitions and development editor for David C. Cook Publishers, US.
June 16- Publishing Excellent Translations with Jophen Baui, a Filipina writer, editor and veteran translator, currently coordinator of Word Services.
May 12- Building Your Team toward Achieving Results with Larry A. Downs of Harper Collins Christian Publishing.
Apr 22- Time Management, Life Balance and Avoiding Burnout
with Pastor Soo-Inn Tan of Malaysia/Singapore, publisher of Graceworks.
Mar 17- Writing for the Younger Generation with Pastor Ronald Molmisa of the Philippines, author of the bestselling Lovestruck series on love, courtship and marriage for teens to early 20s.
Webinars start at 8 AM Central Time. Contact email@example.com for further details.