Metro Manila

We’ll be offering intensive small group workshops at TBEX Asia Pacific 2016 in Manila, Philippines, giving participants a chance to work hands on in a way that isn’t possible in shorter sessions. These workshops are perfect for anyone looking to do in depth skill building is business related areas.

You must be registered for TBEX Asia Pacific 2016 to participate in these workshops. Sign up is required for all workshops.

Building a Better Brand

Date & Time: October 13-14, 10 am – 4 pm
Number of Participants: 12
Cost: $200.00 usd
Location: Philippines International Convention Center (PICC)
Speaker(s): Bret Love, Mary Gabbett

Description: This intensive branding workshop for bloggers will take a mastermind-style approach to brand-building, combining detailed analysis and feedback, along with loads of actionable ideas. Topics to be covered include: mission statements, taglines, content and social media strategy, PR outreach, freelance work and monetization, refining your branding messages and giving inside tips on how to use your specific message in every aspect of your business. The workshop is hands on, meaning you’ll be working specifically on your business plan and objectives. The more work your willing to dig in and do, the greater the rewards. A previous attendee at this workshop said: “Bret and Mary’s workshop on Branding was one of the smartest financial decisions I’ve made in recent memory.” -Michael Miszczak, Just A Pack

Workshop registration is non-refundable; transfers are permitted.


SOLD OUT  Writing & Publishing Your E-Book

Date & Time: October 14, 10 am – 4 pm
Number of Participants: 12
Cost: Free
Location: Philippines International Convention Center (PICC)
Speaker(s): Linda Aksomitis

Description: Learn how to create reflowable e-books that will pass the EPUBCHECK technical standard in this hands-on course. You’ll be taken through book development, from creating your title page and setting up the styles in your document, through to formatting and inserting images. As a final step, you’ll explore some free tools for use in creating a cover and doing your own file conversions. When the day is finished, you’ll know how to complete your book for uploading to Amazon’s Kindle program, and Smashwords, the world’s largest distributor of independently published ebooks. This topic has been very popular at past TBEX events, with attendees wanting to dig in more to work on their own projects. This workshop will give you a chance to do that.

Please note that Microsoft Word is the publishing industry standard and will be used in class to demonstrate techniques and settings, so it will be much easier to follow along if you’re using it on your Windows or Mac laptop.


SOLD OUT  Photo Walk of Manila

Date & Time: October 14, 10 am – 1 pm
Number of Participants: 10
Cost: Free
Location: Meeting location will be announced
Led by: local blogger/photographer

Description: Take a look at Manila through the lens of your camera on a three hour photo walk. The photo walk will feature both well and lesser known sites, and will give you a chance to see the city with a local. Suitable for all levels of photographers, even if you’re just using your phone camera, this photo walk is a chance to join with other attendees for a look at the city.


Sign up for these small group workshops here. Space is limited.