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Posts Tagged ‘Guy Kawasaki’

Finish Your Book with Our Online Community

Struggling to finish your book? No matter where you live, Mediabistro has a new online course designed to guide independent authors through the final and most important steps of the publishing process.

If you want to see one of our course speakers in action, bestselling author Matthew Mather will unveil his new novel on Facebook tonight. In addition, Smashwords co-founder Mark Coker, bestselling self-published author Colleen Hoover and seasoned writer Guy Kawasaki will help you complete your book in Mediabistro’s new Self-Publishing Finishing School.

For a fraction of the cost of a self-publishing package, our online instructors will walk you through this daunting process in a six-week workshop. As part of the course, you will get writing advice, editing support and ultimately, an online spotlight for your work.

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Fashion Writing

Fashion WritingStarting September 23, work with the contributing editor at ELLE.com to get your writing published in fashion magazines and websites! In this course, you'll learn how to write fashion headlines, runway reviews, and fashion features, write compelling pitch letters, and gain insight into the fashion industry. Register now!

Guy Kawasaki Joins Writer.ly Startup in Seattle

Former chief evangelist of Apple Guy Kawasaki has joined Writer.ly a Seattle startup and online marketplace for writers. He will serve as a new board advisor to the firm, which lets writers create profiles and search for biddable job requests for projects writing, copy editing, book designing, book marketing and so forth.

To celebrate, Writer.ly is offering Kawasaki’s latest book, APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur – How to Publish Your Book as a free download to all new users who sign up by today.

Kawasaki will be one of the speakers at Mediabistro’s new online course to help independent authors publish on a budget, a class taught by indie publishing pros and writers who have topped our Self-Published Bestsellers List.

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Self-Publishing Finishing School

Want to get your manuscript published, but not sure how to get started? Join our Self-Publishing Finishing School starting April 3, 2013.

Weekly live video webcasts feature a variety of great speakers, including Mark Coker (founder, Smashwords), Colleen Hoover (bestselling self-published author), and Guy Kawasaki (author, APE! What the Plus!).

Join Mediabistro publishing editor Jason Boog for this step-by-step course will teach you how to design, distribute, and market your book without a publisher or agent.

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Finish Your Book With Our New Online Course

Struggling to finish your book? No matter where you live, Mediabistro has a new online course designed to guide independent authors through the final and most important steps of the publishing process.

Smashwords co-founder Mark Coker, bestselling self-published author Colleen Hoover and seasoned writer Guy Kawasaki will help you complete your book in Mediabistro’s new Self-Publishing Finishing School. The six-week, interactive course will include a number of features to help you complete your project, including:

*Keynote speeches by world-class publishing experts, with interactive Q&A sessions.
*Practical how-to sessions that show you how to put big ideas into immediate practice.
*Homework designed to get your eBook formatted, published, marketed, and sold.
*Peer interaction: Work closely with a small group. Get feedback from an advisor. And make meaningful connections with the entire attendee roster.
*Author showcase: Participate in our ongoing community forum where your book will be posted for feedback and readership by your classmates.

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Guy Kawasaki on How To Budget for Your Book

How much should you budget to self-publish your book?

Our readers have debated the topic for months and we caught up with Guy Kawasaki for a professional opinion. He literally wrote the book on the topic, APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur—How to Publish a Book.

As the former chief evangelist at Apple and the author of twelve books, he has lots of practical experience about budgeting for every aspect of a book.

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Guy Kawasaki Cracks Our Self Published Bestseller List

A nonfiction book has finally cracked our Self Published Bestsellers List, as Guy Kawasaki joined the Amazon rankings with his APE handbook for writers.

To help GalleyCat readers discover self-published authors, we have compiled lists of the top eBooks in three major marketplaces for self-published digital books: Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Smashwords.

We update these lists every week, tracking how writers perform inside these booming marketplaces. You can read all the lists below, complete with links to each book. If you are an author, check out our Free Sites to Promote Your eBook post and our How To Sell Your Self-Published Book in Bookstores post and our How to Pitch Your Book to Online Outlets post.

 

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Guy Kawasaki & Charlene Li at Social Media Marketing Boot Camp

From June 9th until July 28th, mediabistro.com will host Social Media Marketing Boot Camp. The online conference features keynotes by online leaders, how-to sessions, homework, and interaction with small training groups online.

The conference includes authors Charlene Li (Open Leadership: How Social Technology Can Transform How You Lead) and Guy Kawasaki (Enchantment, Rules for Revolutionaries)–both will lead sessions based on their books.

Here’s more from the program: “Over eight weeks, learn effective ways to use social media tools through how-to demonstrations led by social media strategists. Gain access to social media experts who’ll deliver live keynotes to share big-picture insights. Plus participate in small group strategy sessions with peers from leading media companies. Join the sessions live on Thursdays from 2:00 – 3:30 pm Eastern or catch them archived within the online classroom for viewing at any time.”

How to Make a Pitch Deck for Your Book

6a00d8341c527353ef00e5500e2a7c8834-150wi.jpegEarlier this week, entrepreneurial author James Kaelan explained how he built a sponsored book tour using a pitch deck–a slideshow presentation that helped procure sponsorship for his book tour.

Most writers are completely unfamiliar with the process of creating a pitch deck. Venture capital firm managing director Guy Kawasaki (pictured) created a concise and practical guide for venture capital seekers and writers to follow when creating a presentation. He wrote it in 2005, but the advice still works beautifully after five years.

Here’s an excerpt, but read the whole essay: “I am evangelizing the 10/20/30 Rule of PowerPoint. It’s quite simple: a PowerPoint presentation should have ten slides, last no more than twenty minutes, and contain no font smaller than thirty points. While I’m in the venture capital business, this rule is applicable for any presentation to reach agreement: for example, raising capital, making a sale, forming a partnership, etc.”