The Power of The Spoken Word - Sell More Books by Developing or Expanding Your Speaking Platform

May 30, 2015
Hosted by Athena Dean Holtz

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Did you know that the number one fear across the boards, second only to dying, is public speaking? That's right, the one thing that can most help your book sales could be the most frightening act of your life. That's why you'll want to tune in this Saturday and join us as we discuss The Power of the Spoken Word. As an author, you just can't avoid the word "platform" when hearing about what it takes to have a successful publishing career. And no matter how you publish, independently or the traditional route, or somewhere in between, as the author, you are encouraged to establish a speaking platform in order to sell more books. Don't miss this dynamic topic. My guests and I will provide you with valuable take away and ideas for taking your speaking strategy to the next level.

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Our program is designed to educate and empower aspiring authors, thought leaders, business owners and others with a story to tell. Publishing is big business and with that comes a jungle of options rife with potential dangers. This show will be a resource to help you determine the best way to get your message into print, and uncover avenues to reach your audience, or potential audience. Each weekly show will also feature a special segment called “Ask Athena” that will directly answer your questions on any publishing, branding, or book marketing topic.

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Athena Dean Holtz

Athena Dean Holtz

Athena Dean Holtz is the Publisher at Redemption Press and a recognized pioneer and leader in Christian self-publishing with over twenty five years in the field. A former co-founder and owner of WinePress Publishing, she has served as a book coach, speaker, mentor and frequent presenter on self-publishing and marketing at writer’s conferences. As a radio personality she hosted a weekly live radio program for women on two different Salem affiliated stations (www.alwaysfaithfulradio.com). Athena is a frequent blogger at www.athenadeanholtz.com and the author of three books, including "Consumed by Success: Reaching the Top and Finding God Wasn't There.” She resides in the Seattle area with her pastor-husband, Ross Holtz, and enjoys her role of wife and grandmother.

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