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Speaking

Voted Ottawa's Best Professional Speaker of the Year 2023!

I am available as an online speaker for author groups, guilds, chapters, conferences/conventions, and organizations.

In some cases, I am happy to create a new workshop or webinar to suit the desires of your group members, audience or theme. Please ask! You can also see a list below of my previous workshops for some inspiration and ideas. 

Please see my bio below and contact me for more information.

Pub-Craft
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Laurie Cooper (Speaking Bio)

Award-winning speaker, Laurie Cooper, launched her online business, Pub-Craft: Marketing for Books and Brands, in October 2013. She helps fiction authors go from struggling, feeling invisible and not knowing what to do next, to finding and connecting with their ideal readers. In her first year of business, Laurie went from 1 to over 200 clients and helped 100+ authors hit the New York Times & USA Today Bestselling Lists. While she works as a marketing coach with authors from around the world, Laurie calls Ottawa, Canada her home. Learn more about Laurie and her course,The Visible Author Method. Connect at www.Pub-Craft.com.

My Workshops

My previous workshops include...

Passionate Ink, 2023 (Virtual) 

Bestselling Book Marketing Using the Visible Author Method

Valley Forge Romance Writers, 2023 (Virtual) 

Top 10 Tips for a Successful Promo Push for Authors

Dallas Area Romance Authors, 2023 (Virtual) 

Top 10 Tips for a Successful Promo Push for Authors

Georgia Romance Writers all-day workshop, 2023 (Virtual) 

Raising Author Visibility & Optimizing Author Reach

Faith, Hope & Love Christian Writers, 2023 (Virtual) 

Get More Discoverability for Authors

North Texas Romance Writers, 2022 (Virtual) 

Niching Down & Branding for Authors

Orange County Romance Writers, 2022 (Virtual) 

Niching Down & Branding for Authors

WNY Romance Writers, 2022 (Virtual) 

Top 10 Tips For a Successful Promo Push for Authors

Heart of Dixie Fiction Writers, 2022 (Virtual) 

Author Newsletters: The Why, How & "Wow"

Romance Writers of America University, 2022 (Virtual) 

How To Build Your Own Review Team for Authors

#AskPubCraft Webinar, 2022  (Virtual)

How to Cross-Promote with Other Fiction Authors

RWA, Romance Writers of America Conference, 2021 (Virtual) 

Using Genre-Targeted Promotions to Promote Your Books

RWA, Romance Writers of America Conference, 2021 (Virtual) 

How to Cross-Promote with Romance Authors

IWWG, International Women's Writing Guild, 2021 (Virtual)

Get More Visibility & Discoverability Online for Authors

RWA, Washington Romance Writers Chapter, 2021 (Virtual)
A Crash Course in Online Advertising For Authors

#AskPubCraft Webinar, 2020 (Virtual)
Brand-Building Basics For Authors

#AskPubCraft Webinar, 2020 (Virtual)
A Crash Course in Online Advertising For Authors

RWA, Central Ohio Fiction Writers Chapter, 2020 (Virtual)
A Crash Course in Online Advertising For Authors

H.U.B. Inc., Ottawa Chapter, 2020 (Virtual)
Brand-Building Basics for Small Businesses

RWA, San Francisco, CA, 2020 (Virtual)
Top 10 Checklist for a Successful Promo Push

RWA, San Diego Chapter, CA, 2020 (Virtual)
A Crash Course in Online Advertising for Authors (Special Focus on Backlist Revivals)

Central Ohio Fiction Writers, 2020 (Virtual)
A Crash Course in Online Advertising For Authors

RWA, New York City, New York, 2019
Facebook for Marketing-Minded Authors

CANCON, Ottawa, Ontario, 2018
Top 10 Promo Checklist for Authors

CANCON, Ottawa, Ontario, 2018
How To Network for Introverts & Extroverts - Professional Panel

RWA, Denver, Colorado, 2018
Packaging & Promoting Your Book

RWA, Orlando, Florida, 2017
Social Media for Beginners and Easy Blurbs and Taglines

RTC, Romancing The Capital, Ottawa, Ontario, 2015, 2016, & 2017
Live Marketing Workshop & Reader Engagement Event

RWA, San Diego, California, 2016
Crash Course in Online Advertising

RWA, New York City, New York, 2015
Box Set Methodology and Lessons Learned

ORWA, Ottawa, Ontario, 2016
Facebook: A Self-Help Workshop for Writers

CANCON, Ottawa, Ontario, 2015
Getting Your Book Noticed – Review and Publicity Panel

NJRW, New Jersey, 2014
How To Make Opportunities Happen: 6 Strategies to Success

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