So you want to write a book! In this course you will learn the steps to writing, publishing and marketing your book.
In this session you will discover:
- How to write successfully and keep going on the journey
- How to decide whether to publish with a retail publisher or self-publish
- Which online resources to use – from cover design to ISBN numbers to editing sources
- Effective marketing strategies that will sell your book
- Best social media practices
Os Hillman owned and operated an ad agency from 1984-2001. During this time he served clients such as American Express, Steinway Pianos, US Kids Golf, Peachtree Software, ADP Payroll Services, Parisian Department stores (now Belk), Thomas Nelson Publishers and many non-profit organizations. His company won many prestigious awards from the Direct Marketing Industry such as the International Echo Award, Direct Marketing’s highest achievement for excellence in direct marketing for specific ad campaigns.
Os has been featured on CNBC, LA Times, NY Times and many Christian media. He has been a regular contributor to Crosswalk.com, Charisma, and Christian Post. He has spoken at Harvard University and was a visiting professor at Regent University for a season. Os is also an editorial contributor to Crosswalk.com and iDisciple platforms.
Today Os Hillman is president of Marketplace Leaders and Aslan Group Publishing, and is involved in several entrepreneur ventures related to publishing and internet marketing. He has an online bookstore, TGIFbookstore.com serving the faith and work movement. He is an author of 18 books, speaker, consultant and recognized authority in the role that faith and ethics play in the marketplace. Os began sending out a daily internet email newsletter entitled TGIF Today God Is Firstin 1998. Today TGIF is subscribed to by more 150,000 people daily worldwide but read by many more in 104 countries.
Os attended the University of South Carolina on a golf scholarship and was a golf professional for three years before going into business in 1980. Os also attended Calvary Chapel Bible School. Os is married to Pamela and has one married daughter, Charis. He and his wife live in Cumming, Georgia a suburb of Atlanta.