Thursday, August 7, 2014

Heidi Richards ~ FAPA Fall Conference Presenter

If you've been following along then you are well aware of the awesome conference happening tomorrow in Pompano Beach, FL! If not, today's a great day to check it out and get down to southern Florida to take part in this inspiring and highly educational event! 

JLBCP's very own Elise VanCise and CEO Janet Beasley have been invited to speak on August 8. Elise will be encouraging guests regarding their media platforms, and Janet will be encouraging guests on how to create a stunning book trailer.

Today we're happy to bring you a splash of another fabulous FAPA Fall Conference Presenter. If you've not checked out the conference and all it has to offer writers and publishers from around the world be sure to visit Florida Authors and Publishers Association online.  

Heidi Richards has received as a business owner, in 2003 Heidi was named one of 50 women shaping the Internet by the International Virtual Women’s Chamber of Commerce. In 2009 she was named a Twitter Woman to Follow by In 2010 Heidi was named Media Leader of the year by the Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce and Social Media Leader of the Year by the South Broward Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association.

Heidi has a dozen blogs of her own, more than 40,000 social media followers, manages blogs and social media channels for more than a dozen clients and Contributes content to a variety of channels around the globe.

She offers an intimate hands-on workshop that takes you through the entire process of getting found online via social media including what to write about, how to get traffic to your channels and how to make money with social media. To learn more about Heidi, visit www., and

Heidi Richards

In this session Heidi will share with the audience how to build your platform and your tribe on social media. She will discuss how to maximize your experiences to build an impressive search engine optimized profile and brand yourself and your book so your audience knows exactly what to expect and when to expect it. A profile Google loves and your audience is searching for. She will discuss the types of content that keeps people engaged and wanting more as well as how to leverage that content to encourage your followers to share it with their followers to grow your tribe and your bottom line.

At the end of the workshop and when applying what was learned, you will be able to:
  • Make a great profile to brand yourself across all social media channels.
  • Create the kind of conversations that keep your tribe coming back for more and most importantly sharing you with their circles of influence (followers).
  • Write, share and Curate Content that establishes you as the expert and adds to your bottom line. 

It's here! It's here! It's really here! Come on down to South Florida and join in the networking, education, and fun!
  • Friday August 8th, either of three Friday workshops: Children’s Book, Fiction Writing, or Non-Fiction Educational Sessions.
  • Saturday, August 9th, FAPA Fall Conference
  • Saturday evening, August 9th, 2014 FAPA President’s Awards Banquet.  
Date:  August 8th and 9th, 2014!
Program Location: Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Resort & Spa
1200 N. Ocean Blvd., Pompano Beach, FL 33062  •  
(954) 782-0100
Florida Authors and Publishers Association annual Fall Conference is coming. We offer two exciting days of conferences and professional development sessions designed to provide authors and self-publishers with the tools they need to SUCCEED AND MAKE MONEY!  Register Now!

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JLB Creatives Editor Dar Bagby (L) and JLB Creatives CEO Janet Beasley (R)