2020 Author Elite Awards Finalists - Toolbox
This page is exclusive for 2020 Author Elite Awards Top 10 Finalists.
Please do not share this exclusive link or page.
Download the Top Ten Finalist meme and the meme for your category for use on your website and social media as needed.
(Right click on the image and choose Save Image As)
This is a private page for Author Elite Awards Top 10 Finalists only.
Please do not share this exclusive link.
Where can I find a list of the finalists?
Where is the finalist toolbox?
Is there a schedule for Igniting Souls Conference? https://ignitingsoulsconference.com/schedule-experiential-2020/
Can I still purchase a ticket to the Igniting Souls Conference? https://ignitingsoulsconference.com/#tickets
Where can my friends, family, and/or fans watch the Red Carpet Sessions and/or Author Elite Awards?
Awards Live on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/karyoberbrunner
You can invite your friends, family, and/or fans by using this Facebook event for Red Carpet Sessions and/or the Author Elite Awards. (The link above is in there so they will know where it will be live.)
In what order will the Red Carpet Session be presented?
By author last name, with all premiering on the Kary Oberbrunner author Facebook Page.
- Stage 1 Authors A-D
- Stage 2 Authors E-L
- Stage 3 Authors M-R
- Stage 4 Authors S-Z
Will people be able to download these?
Yes, from Facebook or YouTube after the event.
Will we get a copy of the acceptance speech?
You will be able to download the Author Elite Awards video from Facebook or YouTube after the event and snip your section if you wish.
What if I’m having tech issues and can’t get on?
For the best experience on our platform, use a laptop or desktop and the Chrome browser. (Mobile phones don’t provide access to all features.)
It is a good idea to clear your computer's cache and then log in early in order to check your connections. Be sure your computer's camera and microphone are enabled.
If you are still experiencing issues, even with these in place, please try these options to troubleshoot the issue.
- Be sure you have authorized access to your camera and mic.
- Refresh your browser.
- Close and reopen your browser.
- Restart your computer.
- Do a system check. Here's a link to check internet signal, browser compatibility, operating system, camera, and microphone: bit.ly/virtualsystemcheck
- Make sure you are using the desktop Chrome browser.
- Try using a different desktop/laptop.
- Visit the red “Need Help” icon at the lower left of the screen.
What if I can't be on the platform live to accept my award?
We will reach out to any winners who can’t be on the platform during the Awards Ceremony and mail your award, along with links to your digital prizes.
Will people see me give my acceptance speech?
Yes, if you are on the platform, we will bring you to stage virtually (be camera ready) to give a one (1) minute acceptance speech. (You must be signed into the platform and have your camera on.)
(If you have a Gmail account, please use the button above to submit your video. After you click on the button, please fill out the form, add your video file, and click on Submit.)
(If you DO NOT have a Gmail account, please use the button above to submit your video. After you click on the button, follow instructions on the form. NOTE - Email to: ISC@ignitingsouls.com )
Create your 90-second video.
- Click here to download the presentation guide for tips and guidelines for creating your video.
- Video should be as if you are speaking on the stage.
- The purpose is to serve, not sell. Please do not include a call to action (CTA) at the end.
- Please record your video in .mp4 or .mov format.
- For the sake of file size, please do not record with 4K resolution. Recommended resolution and aspect ratio: 1080p: 1920x1080.
- Name your video file to include your name (last, first), specific genre (see genres on the form below), and the year. File naming framework: Last First-Genre-2020
You may view examples of past author presentations below. Please note that these videos from past years feature longer author talks, and the time limit has changed to 90 seconds.