Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Panel on Authors and Social Media to Take Place at BookExpo America

Book Publicist Susannah Greenberg to Moderate and Speak at Panel on Authors and Social Media; At uPublishU at BookExpo America

With Denise Alicea, Daniel Langston and Dorri Olds

New York, NY, May 30, 2015, Javits Center -- Susannah Greenberg of Susannah Greenberg Public Relations, an independent book publicity firm, which has publicized numerous best selling books including the perennial business book bestseller Who Moved My Cheese?, will moderate and speak at a panel entitled "Connecting to Readers With Social Media" with Denise Alicea - book blogger and professional freelancer; Daniel Langston Co-Founder and Chief Sales Officer of BookGrabbr; and Dorri Olds, award-winning writer, web designer and social media consultant.

The panel is part of the uPublishU Conference at BookExpo America also known as BEA. uPublishU is a conference on self-publishing for authors. BookExpo America is the largest book trade show in North America, running from May 27-30 at the Javits Center in New York, NY. 

Denise Alicea is an award-winning author of YA and Romance, and a member of Romance Writers of America, Denise has won two awards for her short stories.

Bookgrabbr is a new web-based marketing firm with proprietary social media tools which will generate and drive new readers to authors and publishers. It launches in May 2015 at BookExpo America.

Dorri Olds is an award-winning freelance writer whose work has appeared in book anthologies, and numerous publications including The New York Times. She writes about her obsessions: Movies, A-list celebrities and dogs. Olds is also a web designer and social media consultant with marketing and branding expertise. She has close to half a million views on her YouTube channel, 34.5K followers on Twitter and 5,000 likes and friends on her Facebook pages.

CLICK to read the entire list of speakers at uPublishU at BEA


Connecting to Readers—With Social Media

Tools & Marketing Mania
DAY & DATE: Saturday, May 30, 2015
PLACE: Javits Center, NY, NY
Time 1:30pm-2:20pm
Room 1E08
So many readers…so little time to make the right connection!! For authors, with busy schedules, and always working on the next book, it is important to find ways to connect with your loyal readers and engage with new readers. Join this panel of industry professionals as they share opportunities and tools that will help you stay productive and reach readers. Learn how to use Hootsuite to connect your readers all while making your writing life easier. Get insight into new ways to find and share content that can raise awareness about your book and engage in direct promotion. Learn how to schedule posts, manage your writing announcements, monitor your mentions, and engage your readers. Get insight on specific steps authors can (and should) take to expand their profile, their brand, and their platform with unique social sharing strategies.

Susannah Greenberg, President, Susannah Greenberg Public Relations
Denise Alicea, Book Blogger and Professional Freelancer
Daniel Langston, Co-founder and the Chief Sales Officer for BookGrabbr
Dorri Olds, Award-winning Writer and Webmaster

Register here for uPublishU at BEA.

uPublishU at BEA: Learn from industry experts all about the tools and technology to self-publish a print book or an ebook. Meet with a selection of the industry's most respected self-publishing service providers who offer services to aspiring authors or those looking to package their content in book form.

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