Debonair’s Book Marketing Workshop June 2012


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Debonair’s Book Marketing Workshop June 2012

  1. 1. Sell 10,000 Books Using Social & Online Platforms Stream One: 23rd June 2012 Stream Two: 1st July 2012 Course Fee: N6,000
  2. 2.  Now more than ever, writing and publishing a book has never been easier. With advances in technology, the cost of publishing a book is just a fraction of what it used to be several years ago. As easy as it is to now publish books, Authors have to do their own marketing. That is the reality of the publishing industry whether you get a publishing deal or you self-publish.
  3. 3.  This means before you even write the first word on your book, you need to know how you intend to market and promote your book! If you already have a manuscript or have already published your book it’s not too late. These days anyone can market globally using just a computer and their time. It may take effort, but it doesn’t need to cost you anything – and you might even enjoy it!
  4. 4.  Generally accepted statistics indicate that about 96% of published books sell less than 1000 copies meaning that less than 10% of authors can make a living from publishing books. However, these odds do not have to be stacked against you if you take time to prepare and learn from the experts.
  5. 5.  For the first time in Nigeria, a bestselling author and the founder of Nigeria’s first online bookstore have teamed up to bring you success keys on how to sell 10,000 copies of your book using real-life gems that they have unearthed in the course of their experience in the book industry. This workshop is targeted at aspiring authors, existing authors, consultants, speakers, professionals, publishing firms and anyone interested or related to the book industry.
  6. 6.  This workshop would normally cost N20,000 ($135) but we intend to accommodate as many people at the lowest cost possible. A 70% discount is applicable and the session now goes for N6,000 ($40) per person!
  7. 7.  The workshop will hold in two streams. You can choose which stream you wish to attend depending on your schedule.  Stream One: Saturday, 23rd June 2012  Stream Two: Sunday, 1st July 2012  Time For Both Streams: 10am – 3pm Venue: Debonair Bookstore Experience Center 294 Herbert Macaulay Way, Yaba LagosSee here for links on directions to Debonair Bookstore or hotel recommendations from if you’re coming from outside Lagos A Certificate of Attendance as well as a group photograph will be shared to all attendees after the event.
  8. 8.  There are very limited seats available for this workshop. Make payment now and get an event pass. No entry without the event pass. Pay N6,000 via cash deposits or online transfers using details:  Account name: Debonair Publishing Limited Bank: Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) Plc Account number: 208 711835 110 (Regular), 0005433828 (NUBAN) After payment, send an email to with the stream you wish to attend and you’ll receive the event pass via email.
  9. 9.  Attendees from outside Nigeria can register & pay $40 for the conference HERE. You can also see here for hotel recommendations. To request for invitation letters for visa purposes, you need to register & pay for the conference and then send an email to with your name, passport number & expiry date.
  10. 10.  Okechukwu Ofili is a marketing expert/coach who shows individuals how to brand, grow and explode their businesses using social media. He has over 22000 people following him daily on Twitter & Facebook and has been able to leverage this followership to explode his speaking and writing business. He shares his proven social media strategies with his clients to help them effectively market their businesses in a similar and effective manner. SEE HIS FULL PROFILE
  11. 11.  Adebola Omololu is a successful entrepreneur and he is the CEO & Founder of Nigeria’s first online bookstore, currently operating on He also runs several companies under the Debonair Group including Debonair Publishing Limited, Debonair Digital Limited & his consulting company AO&C Africa. SEE HIS FULL PROFILE