Creating The Essential Author Platform with Jeniffer Thompson

When: Back to Calendar June 24, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where: Carlsbad Dove Library
1775 Dove Ln
Carlsbad,CA 92011
Cost: $20.00 ($10.00 for Members)
Contact: Karla Olson
Categories: Monthly Meetings

Are you wondering what it means to have an author platform?

Do you know how to to build a brand from scratch and make it grow?

Are you ready understand what it means to have a writing brand and how defining it can help you to stand out from the crowd?

Then don’t miss this class from Author Branding Expert and Internet Marketing Strategist, Jeniffer Thompson. Now, more than ever before, it’s essential that writers understand how to create an authentic brand and develop their platform. A well-defined brand sets you apart from your competition and positions you in the marketplace.

In this class, you’ll learn how to:

•  Define the who, what, and why of your messaging

•  Learn the first three steps toward building your Author Platform that can increase your visibility

•  Create a sustainable road map for future marketing efforts—a plan that connects the dots and ties it all together!

Jeniffer Thompson in red top

Jeniffer Thompson serves as a PWSD board member (since 2010), in charge of website updates and promotion. She is the co-founder of Monkey C Media, a full-service design house offering author services—including author websites, book cover and interior layout design, branding development and Internet Marketing strategies. She is a speaker and author, her book Website WOW: Turn Your Website intoYour Most Powerful Marketing Tool teaches authors how to use the Internet to promote themselves and their books. Mrs. Thompson offers consulting and coaching services for authors looking to take their website marketing to the next level. Learn more about Jeniffer at her website and her company, Monkey C Media at


Cliff Notes from Portland by Gerri Santiago and Dan Primbs

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Get the highlights from the ‘Publishing University 2017: Cliff Notes from Portland’, by Gerri Santiago, the PWSD scholarship recipient, and her business partner, Dan Primbs from May 6th. They agreed to share their slides on book development, marketing, distribution, and more. Please click on the link below for the slides.

Cliff Notes from Portland by Gerri Santiago and Dan Primbs

PWSD Welcomes Thom Kephart to San Diego

We had a full-house for a wonderful presentation from Thom Kephart  of Create Space who presented to Publishers and Writer’s of San Diego this January, 2014. For those who were not able to attend, download Thom’s slides and watch the video (compliments of Chad Thompson Photography and Monkey C Media).

About PWSD

Publishers and Writers of San Diego (PWSD): a professional association of the publishing community in San Diego, educating business-minded self-publishers and authors.

Publishers and Writers of San Diego has been serving as a forum for education, networking, and motivation since 1994. Originally founded as The San Diego Publishers Alliance, the group is comprised of members from all areas of publishing and writing — authors, self-publishers, independent publishers, editors, book packagers, designers, consultants, promotional professionals, students, and more.