Category Archives: Webinars

Gain Work Outside Boating

Gain Work Outside Boating BWI Director Lenny Rudow is joined by wide-ranging freelance writer Charles Plueddeman and long-time magazine editor-in-chief John Wooldridge for an educational webinar titled “How to Score Work Outside the Boating Industry.” “The idea isn’t merely on how to get more and different work, but specifically on how to grow your boating writing...
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Video Basics: Improving Your Presentations

Video Basics: Improving Your Presentations

"Video Basics: Improving Your Presentations," covers cameras, audio, shooting techniques and editing. Everybody's clients seem to have an insatiable appetite for videos and many writers are responding. Yet many home-schooled video creators recognize they could be doing a better production job.

Presenting is BWI member Ed Kukla, who recently combined his experience...

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Re-purposing & Syndicating Writers’ Work

Re-purposing & Syndicating Writers' Work A presentation by Alison Yesilciman, founder of Media Cooler Innovations, explains the online tool that helps freelancers syndicate their new or previously published content. This may be a way for writers to re-purpose some of their existing work and reach out to publications beyond the boating industry. With MediaCooler.com...
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Writer Contract & Legal Issues

Writer Contract & Legal Issues This webinar addresses legal issues with a focus on contracts, specific clauses in contracts that affect writers and how to address them, concerns such as establishing legal liability corporations, copyright protection, and more. It was presented December 15, 2011 by Milton Toby, writer/attorney/head of the Contracts Committee for the American Society...
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Conducting Successful News Events

This webinar is designed to bring writers and vendors together to improve press coverage of new marine products and boats. The idea for the presentation emerged from a meeting of the BWI Directors where concern was expressed over the high volume of news conferences and product introductions at boat shows making it difficult for writers...
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Webinar: How to Start a Blog

BWI's first educational webinar, "How to Start a Blog for About $10," was conducted by Kim Kavin, the former president of BWI and the owner of the Charterwave and BoaterMouth websites. It is sponsored by Dometic, leading supplier of dedicated systems and equipment for recreational and commercial boats. The webinar covers domain name research and selection...
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