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2014 Speakers

Dan Poynter – Aiming at Potential Readers: Announce Your Book to Those Who Care

Dan Poynter – Aiming at Potential Readers: Announce Your Book to Those Who Care

February 6, 2014, No Comments

Use a rifle, not a shotgun. It is cheaper and more effective to stop annoying the general public, such as with newspaper ads. Send email announcements on your book only... Read More»

Dan Millman & Sierra Prasada – The Creative Compass for Nonfiction Writers

Dan Millman & Sierra Prasada – The Creative Compass for Nonfiction Writers

February 6, 2014, No Comments

Bestselling author Dan Millman and his daughter Sierra Prasada, an author and freelance journalist, offer direction, structure, and inspiration in the form of five universal stages of creativity: Dream, Draft,... Read More»

Neal Schaffer – Maximize Your Social Media for Authors

Neal Schaffer – Maximize Your Social Media for Authors

February 6, 2014, No Comments

Authors know that they need to build “platforms” in order to market their books, whether they are told that by publishers or realize it when book sales are lagging. While... Read More»

Mike Michalowicz – Treat Your Book Like a Business

Mike Michalowicz – Treat Your Book Like a Business

February 6, 2014, No Comments

From branding to promoting, your book is no different than any other product… because it IS a product.  Mike Michalowicz, author of The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur and The Pumpkin Plan,... Read More»

Joan Stewart – Free Killer Strategies and Resources for Book Publicity

Joan Stewart – Free Killer Strategies and Resources for Book Publicity

February 6, 2014, No Comments

You don’t need a big budget for book publicity. Joan Stewart, The Publicity Hound, will share more than a dozen killer strategies and free tools that will help you promote... Read More»

Brian Jud – How to Sell Books to Non-Bookstore Markets

Brian Jud – How to Sell Books to Non-Bookstore Markets

February 6, 2014, No Comments

Every year, more books are sold to buyers in market segments outside of bookstores than are sold in bookstores. And they can be sold more profitably on a non-returnable basis.... Read More»

Jason Ojalvo – How to Produce Your Own Audio Books

Jason Ojalvo – How to Produce Your Own Audio Books

February 6, 2014, No Comments

Audiobook publishing is one of the fastest growing segments of the publishing industry. If you’ve written an ebook or print book, learn how to have it produced as an audiobook.... Read More»

Stephanie Chandler – Build Your Online Book Marketing Plan

Stephanie Chandler – Build Your Online Book Marketing Plan

February 6, 2014, No Comments

Before self-publishing her first book, Stephanie Chandler decided to build an audience online. The success of that effort led to traditional book publishing contracts, corporate sponsorships, major media coverage, product... Read More»

Jason Van Orden – How to Leverage Podcasts and Video for Online Marketing

Jason Van Orden – How to Leverage Podcasts and Video for Online Marketing

February 6, 2014, No Comments

***Description coming soon*** About Jason: Jason Van Orden has a passion for helping you use online media to attract attention, make an impact and get paid to do what you... Read More»

Linda Hollander – How to Land Lucrative Corporate Sponsorships

Linda Hollander – How to Land Lucrative Corporate Sponsorships

February 6, 2014, No Comments

***Description coming soon*** About Linda: Linda Hollander has been featured by Inc. Magazine as the leading expert on corporate sponsorships. She is the author of the #1 best-selling book, Bags... Read More»

Judy Carter – Break in to Professional Speaking

Judy Carter – Break in to Professional Speaking

February 6, 2014, No Comments

What you know is worth a LOT more than you think. No matter what your career, what your profession, what life experiences you’ve had, you can turn your knowledge and... Read More»

David Newman – Plan an Incredibly Successful Book Launch

David Newman – Plan an Incredibly Successful Book Launch

February 6, 2014, No Comments

Books don’t sell themselves. “Write it and they will come” is a big, fat lie. So what’s an entrepreneurial author to do? In this high-energy program, #1 bestselling marketing author... Read More»

Judith Briles – Get Your Book Written, Published, and Done!

Judith Briles – Get Your Book Written, Published, and Done!

February 6, 2014, No Comments

Books help build your brand and solidify your expertise. In this fast-paced session, the business of publishing will be revealed. You will learn how to create titles that soar, how... Read More»

Mark Coker, Smashwords Founder – The Future of Ebook Publishing

Mark Coker, Smashwords Founder – The Future of Ebook Publishing

February 5, 2014, No Comments

Amazon.com sold more than 1 million Kindle e-reader devices per week in December 2011 (Business Wire). Sales of the Nook reader from Barnes and Noble are up 70% over last... Read More»

Amanda L. Barbara – How to Use Crowdfunding to Fund Your Next Book Project

Amanda L. Barbara – How to Use Crowdfunding to Fund Your Next Book Project

February 5, 2014, No Comments

Amanda L. Barbara, vice president of Pubslush, will be discussing how to raise funds for your publishing project through crowdfunding. She will discuss what crowdfunding is, how it works and... Read More»