Special Session -  "Author's Journey to Success: Mastering Marketing, Promotion, and Business Management", led by Linda Murray Bullard

August 26, 2023

Special Session - "Author's Journey to Success: Mastering Marketing, Promotion, and Business Management", led by Linda Murray Bullard


1:30 P.M.


Chattanooga Public Library Main Auditorium - Downtown


Donations appreciated; minimum of $10 requested

To truly succeed in the ever-evolving publishing landscape, we must embrace the powerful tools of marketing, promotion, and astute business management.

Throughout this one-hour session, we will embark on a transformative exploration together. As we progress, we will unlock essential insights and actionable tips to elevate your authorial endeavors to new heights. From understanding your audience and carving your unique brand identity, to devising comprehensive marketing strategies and navigating the complex world of publishing, we shall leave no stone unturned.

Drawing upon years of experience and expertise in the publishing industry, I am thrilled to be your guide on this adventure. Our goal is simple yet profound: to equip you with the knowledge and resources necessary to thrive as an author in a competitive marketplace. Whether you are an aspiring novelist or a seasoned wordsmith, the strategies and wisdom shared here will be invaluable assets in your pursuit of success.

So, let's embark on this journey together, united by our passion for the written word and our determination to make an impact in the literary world. Prepare to be inspired, empowered, and ready to take on the challenges that lie ahead. Get ready to release the full potential of your writing career!


Linda Murray Bullard "The Business Plug"


Meet Linda Murray Bullard, a highly accomplished individual with a diverse range of professional roles and achievements. She is an award-winning author, international professional speaker, and the chief business strategist and owner of LSMB Business Solutions, LLC. Linda is widely recognized as "The Business Plug" among her friends, students, and clients. Her expertise and success have earned her appearances on major television networks such as ABC, NBC, Fox, and CBS, as well as various local, national, and internet talk shows. She has been featured in prestigious publications including the Edge business magazine, New York Post, Huffington Post, Prevention Magazine, American Express OPEN Forum, and Nationwide. Notably, Linda's accomplishments have been highlighted in Diabetes Forecast and Health Monitor Magazine. In 2020, she was the primary subject of an independent documentary titled "Election, Pandemic, Social Unrest...No, We're Not Talking About 2020."

Linda holds an MBA from the University of Tennessee and a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Bryan College. Her literary achievements are equally impressive. She delivered a TED Talk in 2016, drawing from her award-winning self-published autobiography, "The Well Ran Dry: Memoirs of a Motherless Child." This book garnered recognition from the Library of Congress and was presented to the Obamas in 2013. In 2018, she released another highly sought-after book titled "Building Your Own Business, (BYOB): Getting Started 101."

Beyond her professional endeavors, Linda is also known as the host of "The Business Plug's Mixer," a live vodcast that provides a platform for business owners to showcase their products, services, or projects. She has a strong commitment to supporting women of color, helping them gain visibility and amplify their voices. Linda takes pride in being a loving mother to three adult sons and doting grandmother with seven grandchildren and one great-grandson. You can find her actively engaging on major social media platforms under her own name and the name of her business, LSMB Business Solutions.

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