Marketing expert gives a lecture, “Using the Irrefutable Laws of Marketing to Promote Your Writing,” geared to sell anything to anyone.
Riverhead, NY (November 11, 2013) — The Long Island Authors and Writers Society (http://www.LIAWS.org) presents a free workshop, “Using the Irrefutable Laws of Marketing to Promote Your Writing” as the third part of a three part series of workshops showing authors and writers how to promote themselves and their work.
The workshop takes place Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM at the Suffolk Community College downtown Riverhead campus (Culinary Arts School), 20 East Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901, Room 222.
The LIAWS sponsored lecture will be given by LIAWS president, Tom Gahan. Gahan’s talk addresses the often asked question, “How do I market my book?” The presentation will examine what motivates buyers from a social science perspective. These proven methods apply to all levels – whether a writer is seeking an agent, a publisher, pitching a story to an editor, or an author who wishes to increase their book sales. In a broad scope this workshop applies to selling anything – to anyone. Find out what works and why at this free LIAWS event.
“This fun and informative workshop offers insights to participants about themselves and what influences people in making decisions. I’ve given this presentation to a variety of audiences,” says Gahan, who is the marketing director at an international publishing company.
This event is open to all LIAWS members. Guests are welcome.
The Long Island Authors and Writers Society (http://www.liaws.org) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to support and promote the craft of writing through supporting one another, mentoring its members, educational programs, in-school programs, book events and events related to writing, and community outreach to residents of Long Island interested in writing. LIAWS nurtures writers and authors at all levels of development in a mutually beneficial environment. LIAWS: provides a trusting atmosphere where authors and writers can come together to meet their individual needs and share information for the good of the whole, supplies strong motivational programs of interest to all writers, offers the opportunity for members to network on different levels according to their needs, provides an environment that promotes authors, and encourages writers to strive to publish their work. All members pledge to support one another and to be involved in supporting the activities of the organization.
About Tom Gahan
Tom Gahan’s (http://www.tomgahan.com) work has included writing as a newspaper columnist, feature writer, speechwriter and novelist. His freelance writing has helped build the image of various corporate clients. Harmony Bay: An adventurous slice of waterfront life where mystery surrounds history, his well-received novel, earned him a place on an international list of authors at GoodReads.com, “Writers You Should Get to Know.” Harmony Bay is a required read at several high schools.
Additionally, many know Gahan as the creator of NY State’s largest outdoor music festival. This accomplishment earned him accolades and numerous awards including the prestigious Gold Key Award from his hometown Chamber of Commerce and two citations from the U.S. Congress. Gahan was also named 2009’s Civic Leader of the Year by Times-Review Newspapers for his humanitarian work.
Tom Gahan is the president of Long Island Authors and Writers Society and holds memberships in Long Island Outdoor Communicators Network and Long Island Authors Group. He is the marketing director at First Edition Design Publishing.