Speaking Engagments

I thrill in delivering interactive, engaging presentations. I have spoken on a national speaking tour with stops in New York, Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco and LA. I have spoken at large conferences and small regional events. I love them all! See a sampling below.

Selection of past speaking and teaching engagements

Beyond Books: How to Increase Author Income : Gutsy Creatives > Details

Authors Who Transformed Bummers to Bestsellers : Webinar : Gutsy Creatives > Details

10 Things You Must Do BEFORE You Publish : Gutsy Creatives > Details

How to Get 1,000 New Subscribers With One Lead Magnet : Gutsy Creatives > Details

Are Self-Published Books as Good as Traditionally Published Books? : Gutsy Creatives > Details

A Writer's Journey Through Sri Lanka : 8D Sri Lanka > Details

How to Publish Your Print and eBooks on Amazon : Gutsy Creatives > Details

How to Self-Publish Your First Book : Gutsy Creatives > Details

Small Town Writer, Bug World Audience : Gutsy Creatives > Details

Masterclass: Online Marketing for Authors : Gutsy Creatives > Details

The Tech Entreprenuerial Journey : Uki Tech Incubator, Jaffna, Sri Lanka 

What Entreprenuers Can Learn from Failure : Geekwire Startup Day, Seatle > Watch the video.

Building an Authors Platform and Marketing : PAWA Conference  > Details here.

How Much Could You Charge as an Independent Consultant?: Conference Panel  : Independent Workforce Summit in San Francisco  > Details here.

The Business of Digital Publishing : Certificate Program : University of Washington  > Details here.

Author Platforms : Book Publishers Northwest > Details here.

Innovation in Publishing : Trade & Literary Entrepreneurship: Emerson College  (Private event)

EDGE Professional Development Program for Literary Artists : Artist Trust > Details here.

How to Build Your Audience Online : Artist Trust > Details here.

Social Media Marketing for Artists : Artist Trust > Details here.

Interview with Author and Publishing Guru Kelsye Nelson : Upgrade Your Story  > Listen Here

Authors — How To Choose & Use Social MediaBest Social Media—for You! : Seattle Free Lances > Details here

Traditional, Hybrid and Indie – Which path to publication is right for you? : PubCamp Writers Conference > Details here

Entrepreneurialism, Technology and the Democratization of Publishing : Lecture : The Evergreen State College > Details here

Book Lush Cocktail Party : Event : The Alaska Library Foundation (private event)

How to Build Your Author Platform in 30 Days : Webinar  > Details here.

Freelance 101 - Manage Your Business from the Day-to-Day to the Long Term : Webinar : Media Bistro > Details here.

How to Plan a Successful Book Launch : Webinar : Kelsye.com > Details here.

Ten Things To Do Before You Publish : Workshop : Seattle Free Lances   > Details here.

How to Sell Your Books on Social Media : Webinar : Kelsye.com > Details here.

How to Get Book Reviews : Webinar : Kelsye.com > Details here.

Starting Up Startup Content Strategy : Workshop : Seattle Lean Startups > Details here.

Building Your Publishing Team : Keynote : PubCamp Seattle > Details here.

I’m on Twitter, Now What? : Workshop : Northwest BookFest > Details here.

Think Like a Startup : Panel : University of Washington Entrepreneur Week > Details here.

The New Publishing Frontier : EPIC Writers > Details here.

Write Riot : Writing Workshop : Kelsye.com > Details here.

How Authors Can Use Twitter / Building Your Author Platform / Traditional vs. Independent Publishing :

Workshops and Panels : Whidbey Writers Conference  > Details here.

Trends in Publishing : Lecture : Book Summit > Details here.

Good News In Publishing Trends: Keynote : Pubcamp San Francisco > Details here.

Tools of the Trade (Publishing) : Lecture : Book Expo America / UPublishU > Details here.

Startup Tribe Building : Workshop : Seattle Startups > Details here.

Building an Effective Author Website : Webinar : Kelsye.com > Details here.

How to Build Your Following on Twitter : Webinar : Kelsye.com

How to Use Social Media to Sell Books : Webinar : Kelsye.com

How to Engage and Captivate on Twitter : Webinar : Kelsye.com

How To Market Your Events : National speaking tour : Brown Paper Tickets 

How to Host an Event and Maximize Ticket Sales : Workshop : Brown Paper Tickets > Details here.

Simple tips for big results: How to use social media to promote your events : Workshop : Brown Paper Tickets > Details here.

The Power of Stories in Business : Panel : Connect Seattle > Details here.

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