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Monday, February 26

3:00pm WAT

Side Hustle: Write, Publish, & Sell Your Book In 60 Minutes
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In this 75-minutes hands-on session participants will learn how to turn their stories into a book, design an amazing cover, and promote published works to generate income.  From telling homegrown stories to selling them for extra income you can learn it all here. Bestselling authors on OkadaBooks will be present to field questions for 15 minutes. 

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Sally Dadzie

Sally Kenneth Dadzie is an Okadabooks bestselling author. She's also been named one of Nigeria's most influential writers under 40. When she's not writing, she teams up with her husband to help people find and express the power of their sexuality.
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Ngozi Ilondu

When she is not helping companies to create innovative solutions and understand trends that will shape the future of their industry, Ngozi can be found lacing her shoes for her next discovery of food, fun and quirky things. Ngozi Ilondu is a Brand Management Professional and the author... Read More →
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Jide Martin

Jide is the CEO of Comic Republic, a Comic Book Start-up that is shaping the reputation narrative of Africa using quality art and stories in the form of Comic Books. In 2018, he was identified by a United Nations program headquartered in New York that provides humanitarian and developmental... Read More →
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Naija Singlegirl

NaijaSingleGirl is an author, storyteller and blogger at naijasinglegirl.com, a personal blog where she explores issues on pop culture and daily lifestyle using humor.She is not sure how it happened but somehow naijasinglegirl.com became a popular, award-winning blog in 2014.In 2017... Read More →

Monday February 26, 2018 3:00pm - 4:30pm WAT
  Talk, LitLab
Tuesday, February 27

1:00pm WAT

Building Authority And Influence Online By Writing Ebooks
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A lot of entrepreneurs, especially in the knowledge industry, struggle to be relevant and build influence in the online space. This talk, lead by two-time Amazon bestselling author Edirin Edewor, will show attendees how to write niche-relevant eBooks that can help to establish them as authorities in their fields. Particpants will learn methods of building influence and authority online and learn how becoming a person of influence can attract more clients to their businesses.

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Edirin Edewor

Founder, Online Publishers and Entrepreneurs Network
Edirin Edewor is a Two-time Amazon bestselling author, Online Publishing Expert and an Authors and Mindset Coach. She is the Founder of Online Publishers and Entrepreneurs Network (OPEN), an online community that caters to thousands of some of Africa's rising authors and entrepreneurs... Read More →
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Nnanke Essien

Nnanke is a a business consultant and visibility expert who focuses on helping entrepreneurs, emerging brands and individuals with awesome ideas get seen and found by their ideal clients.Her sweet spot is in helping business owners just like you develop the foundational principles... Read More →

Tuesday February 27, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm WAT

2:30pm WAT

Reviews Without Borders: Books, Social Media & Community
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How is an online community book club different (better or worse) than a good old-fashioned physical book club?  

For some time The Book Club, Lagos typically held monthly book review meetings in various locations across Lagos. However, several members relocated, reducing participation. The Book Club leaned towards information technology and social media to allow participation by members in the diaspora, effectively opening a window for non Lagos residents to still participate.

This causal talk will discuss the pros and cons of a hybrid book review club. Speakers will examine the impact digitization has on information and idea dissemination and how member of the community have adapted. 

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Chude Jideonwo

Named by Forbes as one of Africa’s 30 best entrepreneurs under 30, Chude Jideonwo is founder and leader of Joy, Inc., a revolutionary new company that integrates faith and science to help people, especially young people, find joy in their lives and in their work. Prior to founding... Read More →
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Unekwu Nwaezeapu

Unekwu Nwaezeapu is a digital media consultant and the President of Eagle Toastmasters Club. She is also one of the leads for The Book Club Lagos External Communication team.

Tuesday February 27, 2018 2:30pm - 3:30pm WAT
  Talk, LitLab