Promoting a Best-Selling Book through Communication & Connection with Laura Akers

Oct
7
Sat
Promoting a Best-Selling Book through Communication & Connection with Laura Akers @ City of Orange Library, Rotary Room
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Have you written a well-crafted book? Do you want it to gain more exposure and sell more copies? In today's market, writers must become part of the promotion process, a prospect that sometimes feels unnerving. 

In this thought-provoking and content rich discussion, you will learn:

  • How to create interest in your book
  • What to say at a book signing or other event 
  • How to maximize your presentation skills through storytelling

How to connect with your audience in a way that will increase sales

Participants will receive one-on-one "mini-coaching" to add small, specific techniques that will impact your message positively and help you connect emotionally to every audience.

Laura2Laura Akers is an award-winning keynote speaker, presentation expert and in-demand life success coach.  A prosecuting attorney by age 24, she has learned to dissect and demystify communication and connection to help individuals improve both their business and personal lives.

She presents keynote, break-out workshops and personal coaching on connection, confidence, communication and leadership skills. Laura coaches all levels of speakers, from beginners who freeze at the words “public speaking” to CEOs who want to improve their business and profits.

Recent work includes:

  • A workshop on Confidence for UCSD Faculty and Staff
  • Coaching a Tony Robbins employee to do a keynote presentation in London
  • National class on jury selection for trial lawyers

Website: www.LauraAkers.com

Have you written a well-crafted book? Do you want it to gain more exposure and sell more copies? In today's market, writers must become part of the promotion process, a prospect that sometimes feels unnerving. 

In this thought-provoking and content rich discussion, you will learn:

  • How to create interest in your book
  • What to say at a book signing or other event 
  • How to maximize your presentation skills through storytelling

How to connect with your audience in a way that will increase sales

Participants will receive one-on-one "mini-coaching" to add small, specific techniques that will impact your message positively and help you connect emotionally to every audience.

Laura2Laura Akers is an award-winning keynote speaker, presentation expert and in-demand life success coach.  A prosecuting attorney by age 24, she has learned to dissect and demystify communication and connection to help individuals improve both their business and personal lives.

She presents keynote, break-out workshops and personal coaching on connection, confidence, communication and leadership skills. Laura coaches all levels of speakers, from beginners who freeze at the words “public speaking” to CEOs who want to improve their business and profits.

Recent work includes:

  • A workshop on Confidence for UCSD Faculty and Staff
  • Coaching a Tony Robbins employee to do a keynote presentation in London
  • National class on jury selection for trial lawyers

Website: www.LauraAkers.com

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About PWOC

Publishers and Writers Orange County (PWOC): a professional association of the publishing community in the Orange County, educating business-minded self-publishers and authors.

Publishers and Writers of the Orange County (PWOC) is an extension of Publishers and Writers of San Diego (PWSD), which has been serving as a forum for education, networking, and motivation since 1994. Originally founded as The San Diego Publishers Alliance, our group comprises members from all areas of publishing and writing — authors, independent publishers, editors, book packagers, designers, consultants, promotional professionals, students, and more. Our membership includes numerous award-winning authors, writers, and publishing professionals.
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