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Luncheon April 2014: Kari Hagensmith on speaking as a marketing tool

Saturday, April 19th, 2013 11:00 AM-1:00 PM

Note to Club Members: Luncheon meeting fee has increased to $14 (including lunch)

The Saturday, April 19, 2014 CWC luncheon in a last-minute change will¬†feature Kari Hagensmith, author of The Secret Weapon, a checklist to help businesses build an in-depth strategic plan to increase profits. Kari will speak about the importance of public speaking as a marketing tool in an author’s overall promotional strategy.

Speaking Your Way to Book Sales

“Create a movie in the mind of your audience that continues to play until they have to buy your book.”

Kari Hagensmith

During this presentation you will…

  • Learn the 5 keys to outcome engineering your talk to get them hooked
  • Understand what they really want to know not just what you want to tell them.
  • Explore the secrets to a good author interview

Kari Hagensmith has successfully used speaking as a marketing tool for over 25 years. Originally hired by other platform speakers and companies to attract new business, Kari has created her 5 YES! formula for ‘stealth sales’ speaking. Along with The Secret Weapon, Inc partner Karen Wells they teach a weekend course “Speaking for Profit.” She is the author of The Girlfriend Will.

Rock Your Talk!
Kari Hagensmith

As always, members and guests are welcome.


Monthly luncheon is open to the public.

Cost is $14 for members, $16 for nonmembers.

The meeting fee includes buffet lunch and beverage.

Cattlemen’s Restaurant, 12409 Folsom Blvd, Rancho Cordova, CA.

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The restaurant is located just east of Hazel Ave. at the northeast end of the Nimbus Winery complex along Highway 50. Cattlemen’s offers CWC a spacious meeting room with free WiFi, quality AV equipment, free off street parking and excellent buffet-style food.

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Member Meetings

Monthly luncheon meetings at 11:00 a.m. the 3rd Saturday of every month, except July, August and December.

Cattlemens Restaurant, 12409 Folsom Blvd, Rancho Cordova, CA.
(off Hwy 50 at Hazel)

Members $12.00
Non-Members $14.00

The CWC Writers Network discussion group meets the first Friday of every month at 9 a.m.

International House of Pancakes (IHOP),
2216 Sunrise Blvd., Rancho Cordova (off Sunrise north of Highway 50).
Writers Network participants include book, newspaper, magazine, and trade journal writers. Order and pay for your own breakfast.

For more information, contact
Margie Yee Webb.

Open Mic for Writers

Enjoy 10 Minutes of Fame

Sponsored by the California Writers Club, Sacramento Branch

Second Friday of each month at
7:00 p.m. Sign-ups begin at 6:45 p.m.

Barnes & Noble Booksellers
Birdcage Center, 6111 Sunrise Blvd.
Citrus Heights, CA 95610

in the magazine section

Readers and listeners welcome.

Participants are invited to read their work(s) and listen to the works of others. This is not a critique group or opportunity to promote projects.

Content must be appropriate for a public audience.

For more information, contact Julie Bauer

CWC Literary Review

All CWC members are eligible to submit work for inclusion in the statewide Literary Review magazine. Details here at the state website.