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
May 20- "Writing for Children" with Emily Lim of Singapore. 8 AM Central Time. Register online now.
Emily is an award-winning children's author in Singapore. She woke up one morning without a voice and eventually found a new voice in writing.
"Emily Lim speaks with such integrity and heartfelt honesty that audiences can’t help warming to her presence. Her passion for children’s literature and its transformative power is both sincere and impressive." -Kirsty Murray, award-winning author of over 20 children’s books
June 17- "Selling Online" with Aleks Tan of the Philippines. Register online now.
Aleks is CEO at OMF Literature, the largest Christian publishing house in the Philippines. Among his strategic thrusts is to lead the organization in embracing and harnessing digital technology. When the writing itch becomes unbearable, Aleks turns to his ten-year-old blog. He is also learning to talk to strangers on Twitter (@aleks_tan).
July 15- "Writing the ‘As-Told- To’ Story" with Al Janssen of the US. Register online now.
Al is author of more than 30 books, including Secret Believers with Brother Andrew and The Marriage Masterpiece. Al’s books have been translated into more than 14 languages. He works with communicators in numerous countries as part of a ministry to strengthen churches in persecution.
August 19- "Author Promotion on a Low Budget" with Pusonnam Yiri of Nigeria and Jennifer Karina of Kenya.
September 16- "How to Find and Nurture Local Writers" (details coming soon)
October 14- "Publishing Program Planning and Cash Flow" with Ramon Rocha III of the Philippines/US.
November 18- "Building a Reading Culture" (details coming soon)
December 16- "Designing the Attractive Book Cover" (details coming soon)
Recordings of past webinars available online:
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.