Lisa TenerHow to Leverage Book Awards for Book Sales, Speaking, Business and Other Opportunities:
More and more indie authors are turning to book awards for instant cachet and to demonstrate that their books are vetted by professionals, and are timely, fresh and stand out from the crowd. Yet there is so much more to book awards and, often, the benefits multiply as one opportunity leads to the next. In this presentation, book coach Lisa Tener, winner of 5 book awards, including the Nautilus, Ben Franklin and IPPY, will share advice for:
* How to identify the optimal book awards for your book and vision/goals
* What judges are looking for
* Tips for winning book awards
* How to leverage your book award for greater sales
* Creative strategies used by award winning authors to grow their business, speaking career, media presence and other opportunities.
* Ways to use your book award to have a greater impact.
Lisa will also answer your questions about winning and leveraging book awards.


Award-winning author and book coach Lisa Tener specializes in helping healing and health professionals, entrepreneurs and other experts write and publish a compelling how-to, self-help, health or business book—taking them step-by-step through her unique process. Lisa has taught for over a decade on the faculty of Harvard Medical School’s CME publishing course, as well as at popular writers conferences and her award-winning private courses. Lisa Tener’s clients have signed 5- and 6-figure publishing deals with Hachette, Random House, Harper Collins, New World Library and many others, as well as self-published to great acclaim and prestigious awards. Lisa has appeared on ABC World NewsPBS TVHLN and been quoted in The New York Times and more. Lisa received her B.S. and M.S. from MIT’s Sloan School of Management and studied writing under Frank Conroy, A.R. Gurney, Jr., Jean Valentine and other luminaries. Visit Lisa online where you can sign up for your free inspired author course and read her book writing blog. Lisa’s most recent book is The Joy of Writing Journal: Spark Your Creativity in 8 Minutes a Day, which has won 5 prestigious book awards including the Nautilus, IPPY and Ben Franklin Awards.