Speakers

Guy Kawasaki: APE – Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur – How to Publish Your Book

Guy Kawasaki: APE – Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur – How to Publish Your Book

February 6, 2013 No Comments »

This speech explains how to publish a book including writing, producing and marketing. This includes Guy’s social-media tips and tricks to build a marketing platform and how to use a... Read More »

Dan Poynter: Book Promotion 2013

Dan Poynter: Book Promotion 2013

February 6, 2013 No Comments »

Whether you sell out to a publisher or publish yourself, the author must do the promotion. This has always been true but the book publishing industry is changing. Today, book... Read More »

Chris Garrett: Blogging for Authors

Chris Garrett: Blogging for Authors

February 5, 2013 No Comments »

In this session, Chris Garrett will show how professionals, consultants, coaches, therapists and attorneys, can generate more attention and sales for their knowledge and books through the process of blogging.... Read More »

Joanna Penn: Turn Your Ideas into Cash – How to Sell Multi-Media Information Products

Joanna Penn: Turn Your Ideas into Cash – How to Sell Multi-Media Information Products

February 5, 2013 No Comments »

For non-fiction authors in particular, the book is only the foundation of a potential business you can develop around your expert knowledge. The price point for books is also much... Read More »

Mark Coker – The Ebook Revolution

Mark Coker – The Ebook Revolution

February 4, 2013 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 »

Michael Larsen: A Literary Agent’s Perspective on How to Land a Book Deal

Michael Larsen: A Literary Agent’s Perspective on How to Land a Book Deal

February 4, 2013 No Comments »

Writers sell most nonfiction books themselves with proposals. All you need is an overview about the book and you, an outline, and a sample chapter. This class will give you... Read More »

Carla King: The New Writing Process: Collaborating, Sharing, Marketing, and Selling as You Write

Carla King: The New Writing Process: Collaborating, Sharing, Marketing, and Selling as You Write

February 4, 2013 No Comments »

Non-fiction authors are uniquely positioned to benefit from new desktop applications, cloud-based tools, and social publishing sites that allow you to simultaneously write, edit, share, and even sell your work.... Read More »

Patrick Schwerdtfeger: Keynote Mastery – Break in to Professional Speaking

Patrick Schwerdtfeger: Keynote Mastery – Break in to Professional Speaking

February 4, 2013 No Comments »

So you’ve written a great non-fiction book.  Now what?  One of the best ways to leverage your book (and promote it at the same time) is to speak at conferences... Read More »

Sandra Beckwith: DIY Public Relations (PR) for Authors

Sandra Beckwith: DIY Public Relations (PR) for Authors

February 4, 2013 No Comments »

There’s no way around it: Authors need to take responsibility for their book promotion. If you’ve got a contract with a traditional publisher, you’ll be lucky if the over-worked in-house... Read More »

Brad Phillips: Media Training for Authors

Brad Phillips: Media Training for Authors

February 4, 2013 No Comments »

Americans are exposed to more than 3,000 marketing messages per day. With so many brands competing for the attention of potential book buyers, it’s more critical than ever that authors... Read More »

Dana Lynn Smith: How to Sell More Books on Amazon

Dana Lynn Smith: How to Sell More Books on Amazon

February 4, 2013 No Comments »

Amazon.com accounts for the vast majority of online book sales and more than 20 percent of total book sales in the United States. But how can you make your books... Read More »

Stephanie Chandler: Own Your Niche Online – Simple Strategies to Build Your Audience and Sell More Books

Stephanie Chandler: Own Your Niche Online – Simple Strategies to Build Your Audience and Sell More Books

February 4, 2013 No Comments »

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

Melinda Emerson: How to Be a Social Media Ninja

Melinda Emerson: How to Be a Social Media Ninja

February 4, 2013 No Comments »

Social media is HOT and it’s not going anywhere! If you want anyone to care about your book, your target audience better know about you and your expertise before your... Read More »

Maryanna Young: Corporate Sponsors – How Authors Can Attract Endorsement Deals

Maryanna Young: Corporate Sponsors – How Authors Can Attract Endorsement Deals

February 4, 2013 No Comments »

The fastest and most effective way to get your message out to the world and build your brand is to partner with other organizations who are already reaching your demographic.... Read More »

David Garland: How to Build a Fan Base with Your Own Web Show or Podcast Series

David Garland: How to Build a Fan Base with Your Own Web Show or Podcast Series

February 4, 2013 No Comments »

Have you ever thought about creating your own web show or podcast? No longer for the uber techie or *just* rich and famous, a show can help position you as... Read More »