Past Speaking Engagements

Tara has been welcomed as a speaker, panelist and moderator at a variety of venues, both in-person and online.

Here are just a few of the venues she’s presented at.

Date City Venue Country
Event: MoneyMaking Book Virtual Summit
02/06/17 - 02/12/17 Online MoneyMaking Book Virtual Summit Nigeria
Admission: Free. This virtual event is for working-class African women who are looking to spend more time with family and make money online.
Event: Books and Things with Tom Santos
09/25/16 Groton, Connecticut Southeastern Connecticut Television (SEC-TV) United States
Time: 9:30am. Tom and Tara will be discussing how to break the stigma against self-publishing. Tara strongly believes that the industry should focus its conversations on publishing itself and the standards for creating high-quality content and products. These days, the differentiation between self-publishing and traditional publishing really just comes down to which business model you want to employ. More information
09/22/16 Groton, Connecticut Southeastern Connecticut Television (SEC-TV) United States
Time: 9:00pm. Tom and Tara will be discussing how to break the stigma against self-publishing. Tara strongly believes that the industry should focus its conversations on publishing itself and the standards for creating high-quality content and products. These days, the differentiation between self-publishing and traditional publishing really just comes down to which business model you want to employ. More information
Event: Putting Your Best Book Forward
09/19/16 Groton, CT Groton Regency Center United States
Time: 6:30pm. Box office: 860-599-5067. Address: 1145 Poquonnock Rd. Venue phone: 860-446-9960. Your book is a product. There’s no denying it. So how do you create the best quality product possible? Print-on-demand is a popular option because it’s easy. Limited choices mean you only need a limited understanding of the options. But to create the best book possible, those options may be too limiting! Learn how to navigate the world of book design with confidence. More information
Event: Internet Radio Show
05/23/16 Internet Radio Mile Hi Radio United States
Time: 11:00am. Admission: Free. I’ll be joining Deb Krier, The SociaLight, on her Mile Hi Radio show. Can’t wait to talk about social media, business and what makes us tick! If you miss the live broadcast, I’ll share a link to the replay on my Facebook page afterward.
Event: CAPA Mini-U
04/30/16 Plainville, CT The Loop Event Venue United States
Time: 10:00am. Admission: $40. Box office: 203-982-6838. Address: 311 East Street (Route 10). Venue phone: 860-793-9800.

Want to learn how to maximize your book sales? There are three key areas you have to understand to succeed–market research, book production, and your marketing plan.

Come join Tara R. Alemany as she presents 3 workshops in one day. (Registration is REQUIRED as space is limited. Click SAVE YOUR SEAT for more information.) More information

Event: Florida Authors and Publishers Association
08/07/15 - 08/08/15 Orlando, FL TBD United States
Time: 8:00am. Tara will be presenting multiple times at the Florida Authors and Publishers Association’s Annual Conference. The conference is a great resource for your publishing success. More information
Event: Failing Faster to Succeed as an Author
06/24/15 Webinar Nonfiction Authors Association United States
Time: 1:00pm. Join the Nonfiction Authors Association as Tara R. Alemany discusses How Doing the Right Market Research Can Help You Select the Best Topic to Write About Next.
05/21/15 Webinar The Association of Publishers for Special Sales United States
Time: 6:00pm. Wouldn’t it be great if you knew, before investing all that time and effort, that there was an eager market willing to pay for your book? A little bit of market research can go a long way toward ensuring the financial success of your work. Learn how to test out topic ideas and to refine them into ready-to-sell titles with eager markets.
Event: The Plan that Launched a Thousand Books
03/16/15 Groton, CT SE-CAPA at Groton Inn & Suites United States
Time: 6:30pm. Address: Rte. 184. Most self-published authors sell fewer than 150 copies of their books. Don’t let your book become a statistic! Marketing your book doesn’t have to be difficult. You just need a plan. Explore a variety of marketing strategies that you can implement yourself no matter the size of your marketing budget. This talk is loosely based on Tara’s book of the same name, and will outline ideas and considerations for developing your own book marketing plan, based on proven, real-world techniques. More information
Event: The Power of Networking
02/10/15 Newtown, CT Northern Fairfield Professionals United States
Time: 5:30pm. Admission: Free. Address: Knights of Columbus, 46 Church Hill Road. Tara will be speaking to a group of professionals who are in transition about the power of networking. This goes beyond techniques like Meetups and other network groups and delves into both online and in-person networking methods.
Event: The Plan that Launched a Thousand Books
01/17/15 Avon, CT Avon Library United States
Time: 11:00am. Address: 281 Country Club Rd. Most self-published authors sell fewer than 150 copies of their books. Don’t let your book become a statistic! Marketing your book doesn’t have to be difficult. You just need a plan. Explore a variety of marketing strategies that you can implement yourself no matter the size of your marketing budget. This talk is loosely based on Tara’s book of the same name, and will outline ideas and considerations for developing your own book marketing plan, based on proven, real-world techniques. More information
Event: Internet Radio Show
01/13/15 BlogTalkRadio Choices Online Radio United States
Time: 12:00pm. Judi Moreo will be interviewing Tara about the lessons she learned while overcoming the death of her fiance, and about her book, The Best is Yet to Come.
Event: The Plan that Launched a Thousand Books
12/02/14 Webinar The Association of Publishers for Special Sales United States
Time: 6:00pm. Most self-published authors sell fewer than 150 copies of their books. Don’t let your book become a statistic! Marketing your book doesn’t have to be difficult. You just need a plan. Explore a variety of marketing strategies that you can implement yourself no matter the size of your marketing budget. This talk is loosely based on Tara’s book of the same name, and will outline ideas and considerations for developing your own book marketing plan, based on proven, real-world techniques. More information
11/10/14 Shelton, CT SW-CAPA at Plum Memorial Library United States
Time: 6:30pm. Most self-published authors sell fewer than 150 copies of their books. Don’t let your book become a statistic! Marketing your book doesn’t have to be difficult. You just need a plan. Explore a variety of marketing strategies that you can implement yourself no matter the size of your marketing budget. This talk is loosely based on Tara’s book of the same name, and will outline ideas and considerations for developing your own book marketing plan, based on proven, real-world techniques. More information
Event: Internet Radio Show
09/08/14 BlogTalkRadio The Amy Beth Arkawy Show United States
Time: 12:00pm. Amy Beth Arkawy will be interviewing Tara about the lessons she learned while overcoming the death of her fiance, and about her book, The Best is Yet to Come.
08/15/14 Internet Radio Suzy Brandtastic Radio United States
Time: 3:00pm. Admission: Free. Suzy and I will be discussing the 2nd edition of my book, “The Plan that Launched a Thousand Books,” and how you can use the techniques in this guide to effectively market your book online.
Event: The Business of Writing International Summit
08/01/14 - 08/02/14 Louisville, KY Indiana Wesleyan University’s Louisville Conference Center United States
Time: 7:30am. Admission: $249. Address: 1500 Alliant Avenue. I’ll be speaking on two topics at this conference: “The Plan that Launched a Thousand Books,” which helps authors create their own unique marketing plans, and “LinkedIn for Authors,” which explains how authors can get the most of LinkedIn. More information
Event: Internet Radio Show
07/07/14 BlogTalkRadio Koinonia Business Women United States
Time: 12:00pm. Admission: Free. Venue phone: (914) 803-4481. In this episode, listen in as Krista Dunk interviews author, speaker and consultant, Tara R. Alemany. Her book, “The Best is Yet to Come,” is a powerful book based on her own life experience. More information
Event: 3rd Annual Writers’ Weekend – Mark Twain House
04/27/14 Hartford, CT Mark Twain House United States
Time: 10:00am. I’m proud to be presenting my workshop called “Creating a Platform Using Social Meida” during the upcoming Writers’ Weekend at the Mark Twain House. The weekend itself is April 25-27. My workshop is at 10am on the 27th. I hope to see you there! More information
Event: Brookfield Chamber of Commerce
04/24/14 Brookfield, CT Bocca Trattoria United States
Time: 12:00pm. Admission: $20. Box office: 860-775-8282. Every single one of us has experienced a setback or loss at some point in our lives. It doesn’t matter if it was the loss of a loved one, a home, a job, a marriage, a business or a dream. When our world is rocked, how do we recover? Join Tara as she shares the lessons she’s learned in triumphing over her own setbacks at the Brookfield Chamber of Commerce’s Lunch-N-Net.
Event: Unicorn Writer’s Conference
03/22/14 Portland, CT Saint Clements Castle United States
Time: 8:00am. Tara will be conducting two workshops “Launch Your Book to Success! (Insights Gleaned from The Plan that Launched a Thousand Books)” and “Essential Activities for Building Your Platform” in addition to offering 30-minute critique sessions of your online platform. More information
Event: Christian Women Who Rock
02/28/14 - 03/01/14 Ontario, CA AYRES HOTEL & SUITES ONTARIO AIRPORT United States
Time: 9:00am. Address: 1945 E. Holt Boulevard. Venue phone: 800-248-4661. Sharing “The Best is Yet to Come” with the Christian Women Speakers Movement. Related post.
Event: The Survivors Summit
11/19/13 - 11/21/13 Online The Survivors Summit United States
Time: 12:00pm. Admission: $69. Related post. More information
Event: Getting Started, Getting Published
10/12/13 Sherman, CT Sherman Church United States
Time: 9:00am. Address: 6 Church Rd. Word Weavers conference exploring the differences between traditional and self-publishing, and the marketing options available to each. Intended for the novice to advanced author. Co-presenter is Carol Barnier, nationally known homeschooling author and speaker. http://carolbarnier.com. Sponsored by Word Weavers Berkshire.
Event: DECA Fall Leadership Conference
10/26/12 Plantsville, CT Aquaturf United States
Time: 7:30am. Admission: $40. Address: 556 Mulberry Street. All registrations must be completed by Friday, October 19.
Event: Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Google+ and SEO
10/23/12 - 10/24/12 Providence, RI The Power of eMarketing, Providence, RI United States
Time: 9:00am. Admission: $1,195 before 8/19. Address: Providence Marriott Downtown, 1 Orms Street.

Sponsored by the eMarketing Association.

Event: The Character-Based Leader ~ Book signing, talk and networking event
10/03/12 Danbury, CT Plaza Executive Suites, Danbury United States
Time: 5:30pm. Address: 100 Mill Plain Road, 3rd Floor. Venue phone: 203-546-3400.

Join Tara for a book signing and networking event, sponsored by Plaza Executive Suites! Tara will be signing copies of her new book, The Character-Based Leader: Instigating a Leadership Revolution… One Person at a Time and giving a short talk.

Want to learn more about book? Go to our website and sign up for a free sample chapter. Copies will be available for purchase as well as signing.

Event: TweetChat
09/27/12 #bealeader TweetChat United States
Time: 7:00pm. Join Tara R. Alemany as she discusses the importance of intentionality, or the art of being purposeful, and the launch of the new book The Character-Based Leader. Jen Olney is the host of the #bealeader TweetChat every Thursday night at 7pm ET. More information
Event: The Social Market: One-Stop Shopping for Market Research, Customer Service and Generating Visibility for Your Brand
09/12/12 Iselin, NJ IAMCP, New Jersey United States
Time: 8:00am. Address: 101 Wood Avenue South.

IAMCP members-only event. Repeat of March talk given in CT.

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Radio Interviews

The LinkedIn Lady’s Show The Boomer Beat
The Courtside CEO Lead Change Radio

Conferences

Social Media Camp Long Island The Power of eMarketing

TweetChats

#LeadFromWithin #BookPro

Business Organizations

International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners St. James Job Seekers Network

Civic Organizations and Networking Groups

Brookfield Chamber of Commerce Kent Chamber of Commerce
New Milford Rotary Woodbridge Rotary Club
Danbury Kiwanis Networks Anonymous
Relationship Marketing Network SOHO Brown Bag Lunch Group
Working Women’s Forum Network Plus
Housatonic Valley Business Development Center
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