Workshop time: Tuesday, 2:00-3:15 pm
Room: Sangha Cafe
TOPICS: Technology; community building; religious freedom
In a society where negative media often feels all-consuming, New Thought can be a respite on the landscape. In a World That Works Through Everyone, spiritual organizations and companies can provide that sacred space for people to get inspired, re-charge and grow on a regular basis. This seminar focuses on practical, expedient, and inexpensive ways that spiritual organizations can 1) utilize media (especially video) for positive effect on the world in a pro-active way and 2) grow their attendance and audience.
TOOLS AND TAKE-AWAYS
A step-by-step guide to:
create sacred purpose for media production
identify the specific equipment and tools needed to get high quality on any budget
choose and use the best delivery platforms to get your media out there
tips and suggestions on best use practices
the potential opportunities for income by creating media
basic budgets for various levels of production
additional media possibilities such as eBooks, traditional publishing, Print-on-demand books, and apps
Jim Lefter is the Founder/Executive producer of the New Thought Channel, a streaming television channel. He has a background in television and public relations. He was a producer and editor with Discovery Networks and on the A&E television series, Random 1. Jim worked at Vocus, Inc., a PR software company, and does social media for the Community College of Baltimore County. Jim runs a boutique book publishing company (Millington House Publishing), is the host of the podcast Cosmic Thoughts, and runs Cosmic Stuff Media, Llc, a video production company producing eve
Paula Langguth Ryan founded CM Press, a traditional publishing house, in 1994. The response rate on her first title topped the industry standard by 800%. As a principal at Compassionate Mediators, Paula serves as advisor, leadership trainer and communications consultant for businesses and spiritual organizations. An Independent Unity Minister and long-time radio personality (Abundance IS Yours! and Conflict Free Zone), Paula also authored Giving Thanks: The Art of Tithing – featuring a foreword by Catherine Ponder.