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Self Publishing and Print on Demand by BookPal Australia


20 August 2010 (Fri)
9.30am – 5.30pm

National Library Building
100 Victoria Street, Singapore 188064

Course Fee: $200.00

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Why Join???

Ever thought of learning how to market your books successfully to become a bestseller? Here's your chance!

This exclusive, one day workshop will enlighten, excite and educate you as an author. Places are limited so book early to avoid missing out on the one event that could change your life as an author.

Outline of Workshop

The topics to be covered include:

  1. Self publishing vs Traditional Publishing
  2. The power of print on demand (POD)
  3. How to find out if your book will be in demand
  4. How to write a book that sells
  5. Strategies in fast-tracking your book writing
  6. How to select a bestselling book title
  7. The 4 elements of cover design that sells
  8. Distribution channels to sell your self-published book
  9. Selling your self-published book in bookstores
  10. Using the Internet to sell your book
  11. Using social media to market your book
  12. Getting publicity for your book
  13. Generating revenue streams beyond your book

About the Trainer: Ted Makukutu, Terence Tam

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Ted Makukutu is the General Manager of Bookpal Australia. He has been working in the publishing industry for 8 years now. Ted has intimate knowledge of the whole publishing process having worked in sales, production, product and system development for the business. His day to day involvement with various bookstores and authors have given him extensive know-how into what sells and what it takes to get a book onto the shelf.

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Terence Tam is the founder and Director of Bookpal Australia. In the past 8 years, he has transformed Bookpal, into the leading self publishing company in Australia. In the process, his company has helped teach, publish and market over 500 book titles. Terence's book, "5 Easy Steps to Successful Self Publishing" is in the 5th edition with thousands of copies of his book having been read by people who want to self publish in Australia.

Registration Details

Registration is on a first-come-first-served basis and workshop fees must be paid before the workshop. If the minimum number of participants is not met for the class, the organisers will inform all participants about possible postponement and cancellation, two weeks before the workshop date.

Cancellation & Substitution

The workshop can be cancelled or postponed two weeks before the workshop date if the minimum number of participants is not met. Participants will be fully refunded for workshops cancelled by us.

Participants who are unable to attend a workshop they have registered for are to inform us of the reason two weeks before the workshop date. They will be fully refunded in the event of extenuating and mitigating circumstances (E.g. illness, bereavement, accidents) . Those who inform us up to five (5) working days before the workshop date will receive a 50% refund. Participants can also attend another course at the same value within the same year.

Upon registration, you are deemed to have read and understood the cancellation, withdrawal and substitution policy and accept the terms contained therein.