Long Island Authors and Writers Society Holds Workshop on Using Social Media


LIAWS, known for innovation in helping authors and writers, once again offers a program to help individuals with marketing their books and writing projects.

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East Meadow, NY - August 19th, 2013 - Long Island Authors and Writers Society  will sponsor a free workshop about using Social Media on Wednesday, September 18 at 7 PM at East Meadow Public Library, 1886 Front Street East Meadow, NY 11554.

The program is titled Social Media Marketing Made Simple. It is presented by Constant Contact ® and will be facilitated by Kevin Stoner, a Constant Contact Accredited Solutions Provider and Authorized Local Expert.

This information-packed, 90-minute seminar offers a basic review of the essential strategies needed to get started with social media marketing. It will cover: what social media marketing really is and why it's important, various social media networks and tools: how they interact, ways to leverage their strengths, how to evaluate them for best use; how people are using these low-cost tools to gain visibility and develop relationships to drive sales and engagement, and how to incorporate social media to promote your product and yourself.

Participants will have time to ask questions, share experiences, and network with peers. They will leave with real-world insights and knowledge that they can put to work immediately to reach their marketing goals.

This LIAWS workshop is free to LIAWS members, their guests and the public.


About Long Island Authors and Writers Society
The Long Island Authors and Writers Society is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to support and promote the craft of writing through supporting one another, mentoring its members, educational programs, in-school programs, book events and events related to writing, and community outreach to residents of Long Island interested in writing. LIAWS nurtures writers and authors at all levels of development in a mutually beneficial environment. LIAWS: provides a trusting atmosphere where authors and writers can come together to meet their individual needs and share information for the good of the whole, supplies strong motivational programs of interest to all writers, offers the opportunity for members to network on different levels according to their needs, provides an environment that promotes authors, and encourages writers to strive to publish their work. All members pledge to support one another and to be involved in supporting the activities of the organization.

About Constant Contact
Constant Contact®, Inc. wrote the book on Engagement Marketing™ - the new marketing success formula that helps small organizations create and grow customer relationships in today's socially connected world. Through its unique combination of online marketing tools and free personalized coaching, Constant Contact helps small businesses, associations, and nonprofits connect and engage with their next great customer, client, or member. Launched in 1998, Constant Contact has long championed the needs of small organizations, providing them with an easy and affordable way to create and build successful, lasting customer relationships.

Headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, Constant Contact also has offices in Loveland, CO; Delray Beach, FL; San Francisco, CA; New York, NY and London, England. Constant Contact has been honored with numerous industry accolades and has ranked on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500 for five years running, most recently at number 179.

About Kevin Stoner
Kevin Stoner is a Constant Contact Accredited Solutions Provider and Authorized Local Expert, who regularly presents educational seminars on email marketing and social media best practices to business organizations and networking groups. He helps small businesses and non-profits market with a mission by communicating effectively and is the founder and President of Lightstone Systems, Inc. Kevin previously worked with public safety agencies and local governments providing critical technology solutions for actionable intelligence.