August 25th, 2018
12 pm - 4 pm
Speaker: JoMarie DeGioia - Effective Newsletters and Bots.
TIME TO RENEW?
2018 STAR Meeting Schedule
Saturday, January 27, 2018
Virtual Speaker: Jay Donavan – Techsurgeons.com Websites, security, hosting, etc.
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Speaker: Maria Connor – “Put Your Money Where Your Readers Are” (advertising)
Saturday, March 24, 2018
Speaker: Lynne St. James – To Pin or Not to Pin. Using Pinterest as a Marketing Tool
Saturday, April 28, 2018
Promo, Promo & More Promo: Sharpen the tools in your marketing toolbox
Speakers: Jennifer Perkins & Chris Kridler on Book Trailers; Alethea Kontis will discuss Patreon, where creatives can get patrons for their work & Maria Geraci will bring us up to date on changes in author promotion opportunities at Goodreads.
Saturday, May 19, 2018 (Moved for Memorial Day weekend)
Speaker: Cindy Dees – Master Character Development Workshop
Saturday, June 23, 2018
Virtual Speaker: Jim Azevedo – Smashwords, virtual workshop
Saturday, July 28, 2018
President’s Report and Conference Recap (RWA Nationals July 18 – 21)
Saturday, August 25, 2018
Speaker: JoMarie DeGioia – Effective Newsletters and Bots
Saturday, September 22, 2018
Virtual Chat with Marie Force
Saturday, October 27, 2018
STAR Annual General Meeting, 2019 Board election
Saturday, November 17, 2018 (changed due to Thanksgiving 11/22)
December Holiday Party – Members Only