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Sell Your eBooks & Drive Reviews (& maybe make the NY Times Bestseller List)
University of Washington Center for Urban Horticulture
Seattle, WA
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Tuesday Jan 07, 2014 6:15 PM - Tuesday Jan 07, 2014 9:00 PM | $15.00 - $40.00




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Sell Your eBooks & Drive Reviews (& maybe make the NY Times Bestseller List)
How do you get your eBook noticed?
Want to sell books and make money?

Ingrid Ricks shares her proven eBook marketing secrets in this information-packed session.

Ricks' self-published eBook, "Hippie Boy," hit the NY Times Bestseller list and Penguin Group's Berkley then called her for a nationwide print deal that launches Next Month!

Ingrid will show us:

How and where to generate reviews
How and when to leverage KDP Select
How to utilize the promotional blogs
Where to spend your advertising dollars

The value of cross-promotion
How to generate ongoing PR
Stand-alone stories vs. story collections
The importance of an online presence

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Ingrid Ricks is the author of indie memoir "Hippie Boy: A Girl's Story," a New York Times eBook bestseller recently acquired by Berkley, a division of Penguin Random House. The book is scheduled for nationwide paperback release January 2014. She also wrote "Focus," a memoir of her journey with the blinding eye disease Retinitis Pigmentosa, and a short story collection, "A Little Book of Mormon (and Not So Mormon) Stories."

Ingrid's essays and stories have been featured on Salon and NPR. Along with writing, she is passionate about leveraging the new world of digital publishing to give teens a voice. Using "Hippie Boy" as a catalyst, she recently co-founded WeAreAbsolutelyNotOkay.org, a nationally recognized program to empower teens by helping them write and publish their personal stories. For more information, visit www.ingridricks.com.

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Wine & Cheese, Coffee & Tea provided. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. for snacks & social. Workshop starts at 7 p.m.

Free Parking's Included in Your Ticket!


This event is hosted by the Seattle Free Lances organization.

Originally founded as a society of professional writers, in recent years Seattle Free Lances membership has grown to include publishing industry professionals and writers actively working toward publication.
    Our goal is to support the continued success of our published members while also encouraging the aspirations of those writers whose ultimate aim is to become published.
    We meet once a month, on the first Tuesday evening, to share our stories, seek encouragement and enjoy the fellowship of our peers.

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University of Washington Center for Urban Horticulture (View)
3501 NE 41st St.
Seattle, WA 98195
United States

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Other > Technology
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Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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