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
September 16- "How to Find and Nurture Local Writers" with Lawrence Darmani, award-winning author and founder of Step Publishers and Step magazine in Ghana. He has trained writers and mentored publishing house leaders in countries across Africa and beyond for decades. Lawrence is a Trustee of MAI-Africa. Register online now.
October 7- "Publishing Program Planning" with Yna Reyes of the Philippines.
November 18- "Budgeting and Cash Flow Management" (details coming soon)
December 16- "Designing the Attractive Book Cover" (details coming soon)
Recordings of past webinars available online:
August 19- Author Promotion on a Low Budget with Pusonnam Yiri of Nigeria and Jennifer Karina of Kenya.
June 17- Selling Online with Aleks Tan of the Philippines. Aleks is CEO of OMF Literature, the largest Christian publisher in the Philippines.
Apr 15- The Power of the Story: Getting started in writing fiction with Jeanette Windle of the US. Jeanette is an award-winning fiction author and an editor who serves with BCM International. Check out her recent post on writing non-fiction.
Mar 19- Who?! You Edit Me? with Beng Alba-Jones and Sabry Botros. Read the exclusive interview with Beng, "Walking the Tightrope of Editing a Respected Writer".
Feb 18 - Leadership in Publishing to Expand God's Kingdom with Barine Kirimi and Mark Carpenter. Get a taste of this webinar: watch the 2 minute video on balancing business and work relationships with Barine.
Jan 14 - Bookselling Success for Publishers: Learn best practices in book selling, with Tony Wales. This webinar was based on Tony's 4-part blog series, Four Vital Ways to Improve Your Success in Book Sales:
Part 1: Preparation
Part 2: Selling the Benefits
Part 3: Getting the Order
Part 4: Following up
Dec 12 - Thinking and Doing Digital Publishing with Dan Balow and Carlo Carrenho
Webinars start at 8 AM Central Time. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.