Master PR techniques to promote your own books.
If you're and independent writer this course empowers you to become your own PR! This course will guide you through the process of devising
your personalised campaign, along with comprehensive information regarding
research, targeting the audience, creating your key message, as well as writing
a press release and reaching your media contacts.
This course focuses on traditional media where it is possible to obtain that all important third-party validation! As per a traditionally published writers. Once obtained, that can be shared on your social media platforms, strengthening your brand and persuading others to buy your book and build your profile in the process.
This course, broken down into 10 easy to understand lectures with more than one hour of supporting video content, will help you understand and create your campaign. You can study at your own pace and revisit each lecture in your own time and get feedback.
You will then have the confidence to follow up your media contacts and generate cost-free media coverage for you and your book and gain improved sales.
Here you will learn about the motivation behind this course and why I believe it will help empower independent writers.
If you're not already on Social Media, Diane encourages you to connect with her and start building your followers. You need to have a strong online presence if you wish to have any success in the promotion of you and your book.
Major changes ...
Let's examine the issues which contribute to the move 'online'.
What is Public Relations?
In a career that has encompassed international talent such as Aretha Franklin, opera singer Lesley Garrett, CBE; Whitney Houston, The Four Tops, Jack Jones, Jermaine Jackson and many others, Diane Hinds has built her reputation on the promotion of quality and distinguished talent. Her writer representation includes John Stanley and international and New York Times bestselling writer Anne Perry.
Having completed her Masters, Diane was invited to join the University of Westminster as a Visiting Lecturer, specifically teaching on their Campaigning & Persuasive Skills module, on its BA: Public Relations & Advertising course, rated as the UK’s no. 1 PR course according to the Guardian League table 2015 and 2016.
She was also a frequent Guest Visitor in the UCLA Extension Writers' Program course: Personal Essay (Writing and Getting Published) taught by Victoria Zackheim.
Diane devoted 2016 to 'giving back' rolling out 60 talks to literary festivals and libraries with her popular talks 'How To Promote Your Book' and 'Getting Your Message Across'.
Diane has devised and produced a series of instructional writing films for her client Anne Perry. The first, Put Your Heart On The Page: An Introduction To Writing and Plotting To Enrich Your Back Story are available on Amazon. The third Developing Your Characters is released in early 2017 through Dreamscape.. She has also developed her own short film How To Promote Your Book which was launched at Love Is Murder, 2015 in Chicago
Diane is mother to two teenagers and lives with Sickle Cell Disease.