VIRTUAL BRANCH MEETING
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October 10, 2020 – Workshop: 9:30 am to Noon
The Power of Book Reviews & How to Garner Them
Excellent reviews can greatly increase your book’s chances at success, but garnering reviews can be a challenging endeavor in this saturated book market. Independent Book Publishers Assoc. Member Liaison & author publisher Christopher Locke will discuss strategic planning for obtaining consumer and trade reviews, whether or not to consider paid reviews, and more. No matter if you’re writing fiction, nonfiction, or cookbooks, if you’re looking to garner more reviews, join us!
- Learn why trade reviews are important and how to garner them
- Learn why consumer reviews are important and how to garner them
- Learn how to garner endorsements for your books
Christopher Locke worked in the television industry for over a decade before pursuing his passion project, The Enlightenment Adventures—a YA book series that combines thrilling entertainment and education to inspire the next generation of animal advocates. This new career path led him to another dream job of joining Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA)—the largest trade association for independent publishers in the United States. As the IBPA Member Liaison, Christopher Locke assists the 3,400+ members as they travel along their publishing journeys. As one of his major projects, he oversees the IBPA NetGalley program, which generates buzz and garners reviews for indie publishers’ titles.
9:30 am Check In
9:45 am Announcements
10:00 – noon Workshop
Meeting Cost: $20 Members and $25 Guests
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