2012 Speakers

Jim Horan: How to Build a Profitable Business with a Book

Jim Horan: How to Build a Profitable Business with a Book

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Jim Horan is an experienced Fortune 500 executive, small business expert, advisor to non-profits, consultant, author/publisher and speaker. Currently he is the President/CEO of The One Page Business Plan Company.... Read More »

Michael Larsen: How to Land a Book Deal with a Great Book Proposal

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Born and educated in New York City, Michael Larsen worked in promotion for Bantam, William Morrow, and Pyramid (later assimilated into Berkley). He and his wife Elizabeth Pomada started Larsen-Pomada... Read More »

Roger C. Parker: 7 Essential Tools and Strategies for Writing a Nonfiction Book

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Roger C. Parker is a best-selling author of 38 books, who coaches and consults with authors, marketers, and business professionals worldwide to develop their own unique writing skills so they... Read More »

Kevin Smokler: Traditional vs. Self-Publishing and How to Choose What’s Right for You

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Called “A publishing visionary” by The Huffington Post and Mashable, Kevin Smokler is the author of “Bookmark Now” (SF Chronicle Notable Book, 2005) and the forthcoming essay collection “Practical Classics”... Read More »

D’vorah Lansky: How to Conduct Virtual Book Tours

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D’vorah Lansky, M.Ed., Bestselling Author, and Marketing Wizard has been marketing online and mentoring leaders since 1994. She is the bestselling author of Book Marketing Made Easy: Simple Strategies for... Read More »

Karl Palachuk: Build Your Information Product Empire

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Karl W. Palachuk is the author of nine books and the creator of dozens of information products and downloads. He is a business owner, entrepreneur, author, father, speaker, publisher, blogger,... Read More »

Bill Belew: SEO and Blogging for Website Traffic

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Bill Belew has taken more than 10 different and unrelated niche topics to over 1,000,000 unique visitors EACH. Bill has had more views to his web sites than there are... Read More »

Jane Atkinson: Break in to Professional Speaking

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Jane has been helping speakers catapult their businesses for more than 18 years.  As a former speaker’s agent, she has represented numerous speakers who have vaulted to the top 3%... Read More »

Dana Lynn Smith: How to Sell More Books on Amazon

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Dana Lynn Smith, The Savvy Book Marketer, helps authors and indie publishers learn how to sell more books through her internationally acclaimed blog, newsletter, how-to guides, and private coaching. She... Read More »

Stephanie Chandler: Own Your Niche: How to Establish Authority in Your Field Online and Off

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Stephanie Chandler is the author of several books including Own Your Niche: Hype-Free Internet Marketing Tactics to Establish Authority in Your Field and Promote Your Service-Based Business, Booked Up! How... Read More »

Penny Sansevieri – Social Media Marketing for Authors

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Penny C. Sansevieri, Founder and CEO Author Marketing Experts, Inc., is a best-selling author and internationally recognized book marketing and media relations expert. She is an Adjunct Professor teaching Self-Publishing... Read More »

John Kremer: How to Create a National Best-Seller Without Breaking the Bank

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John Kremer is an expert on book publishing and marketing. Besides being the owner of a publishing company (Open Horizons in Taos, New Mexico), he is the editor of the... Read More »

Peter Bowerman: The Well-Fed Writer: Breaking Into the Lucrative World of Commercial Freelancing

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In 1993, with no previous paid writing experience and no writing background, Peter Bowerman parlayed a 15-year sales and marketing career into a commercial freelancing practice (writing for companies, and... Read More »

Mark Coker – The Ebook Revolution

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Mark Coker founded Smashwords–an ebook publishing and distribution platform for ebook authors, publishers, agents and readers–in 2008 to change the way books are published, marketed and sold.  Today, ebooks are one... Read More »

Dan Poynter – Keynote: Self-Publishing and the Future of the Book Industry

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Dan Poynter is an author of 100+ books, including the industry favorite “The Self-Publishing Manual,” publisher (since 1969), speaker (CSP). His seminars have been featured on CNN, his books have... Read More »