2020 WORKSHOPS/TRAINING SESSIONS 


Saturday, May 23, 1 p.m. (1 hr.) /Online - FREE
Get Your Author PR Toolkit Right! 
All authors need to have a public relations (PR) Toolkit. This micro-workshop will familiarize authors with four toolkit components: headshot, book covers bio, book synopsis. REGISTER HERE!

Saturday, June 6, 1 p.m. (2 hrs.) /Online - $45
How to Promote Your Own Book
In this interactive workshop, public relations consultant and author Cherrie Woods will share relevant and practical PR strategies to help authors develop a public profile for themselves and their books, and ultimately, get more sales. REGISTER HERE!


ONGOING 

Who's Zoomin' Who?  (One on One training)
Almost everyone is on Zoom or some other virtual conferencing tool during this time of social isolation. Whether it’s for your job, an interview or for your business, how will you know:  What to wear / makeup or not; Where to position yourself/posture/lighting; How to speak well (reduce the ums); And more.
Book your one-on-one session with PR expert Cherrie Woods now! (1 hour ($50) / 3 sessions ($125)  (add’l cost to get a recording of session). REGISTER HERE! 

 


Cherrie Woods' One-pager portfolio (for conference/events bookings)


Book A Workshop 

Promote Your Own Book I (For Writers/Authors at All Stages in the Writing Process)

With over 750,000 books being published each year in the U.S. and over half of them by self-published authors, how does an author stand out above the rest? This workshop teaches authors how to choose the right book cover, develop a strong "Author PR Toolkit" (headshot, bio, book synopsis, and website),  what type of online presence authors need to have and where to sell their books. (60 mins.)


Promote Your Own Book II (For Authors with a Published Book)

Attend this workshop to learn public relations PR strategies to increase your book sales. Topics include: how to get local media coverage, where to look for reading opportunities, how to develop/strengthen your brand and how to develop a strong author platform. Attendees are encouraged to bring a printed copy of their book. (2 hrs.)


PR for Creatives (can be customized for specific entrepreneurs)

Creative entrepreneurship is the practice of setting up a business – or setting yourself up as self-employed in one of the creative industries. Essentially, creative entrepreneurs are investors in talent – their own or other people’s. - Wikipedia

This 3-hour workshop will give creative entrepreneurs insight into the world of public relations (PR). The workshop will focus on empowering attendees to build businesses that are balanced, productive and sustainable utilizing best PR practices. 


Book A Workshop 

 

Testimonials

"This is the first time we’ve had Cherrie Woods present at our library and I look forward to having her bring her energy and expertise back again for more workshops on helping writers get their works known to the reading public."

– Enoch Pratt Free Library, Central Branch

"Cherrie Woods gave us lots of useful tips & tricks for navigating the self-publishing world. Her speaking style was engaging and her presentation software was easy to read and fun to follow"

– 2015 DC Author Festival Chair, Washington, DC

"Cherrie Woods’ workshop for authors was on point and incredibly insightful! It was jam packed with great ideas writers can use immediately. Based on our attendees’ evaluations, her workshop was one of the very best they had ever attended!"

– Black Writers Guild of Maryland