Author Archive: Stephanie Chandler

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Opening Speaker: Barbara Winter – Making a Living Without a Job

Join us for a live Q&A discussion with Barbara Winter, author of Making a Living Without a Job. Barbara has built a career around her book and has a wealth of experience to share with authors who also want to earn a living from their books. Bring your questions and come prepared to be inspired! […]

By August 22, 2019 Read More →
Opening Speaker: Barbara Winter – Making a Living Without a Job
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Matthew Bennett – How to Outsell the Bestsellers

While self-publishing options are exploding worldwide, most authors quickly discover how much easier it is to write a book than to sell one.  Matt Bennett has sold over 5 million books, with decades of experience as an author, publisher, and consultant.  His entertaining, fast-paced presentation addresses how authors can greatly increase their odds of succeeding […]

By August 22, 2019 Read More →
Matthew Bennett – How to Outsell the Bestsellers
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Fauzia Burke – DIY Online Publicity for Authors

In this presentation, online book PR veteran Fauzia Burke will share innovative ideas and proven strategies to help you navigate the ever-changing terrain of today’s DIY online book publicity landscape. One of the crucial elements of a successful launch is the timeline for publicizing your book, starting from six months prior to launch through six months (or […]

By August 22, 2019 Read More →
Fauzia Burke – DIY Online Publicity for Authors
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Lisa Tener – Profitable Bulk Book Sales

What’s the easiest way to sell boatloads of books? Bulk orders, or what we call in the publishing industry, “special sales.” Join this presentation to learn: * How special sales work * The percentage discounts publishers generally offer for bulk orders of various sizes * How to secure special sales * How to make sure […]

By August 22, 2019 Read More →
Lisa Tener – Profitable Bulk Book Sales
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Henry DeVries – Speaking to Sell Books

“My books are my children” says Henry DeVries, “and like my children I expect them to support me in my old age.” DeVries (pronounced dee-VREEZE’, like every little breeze seems to whisper DeVries) is a book publisher, ghostwriter, and best-selling author who regularly uses 16 ways to speak to sell books and earns on average $5,000 […]

By August 22, 2019 Read More →
Henry DeVries – Speaking to Sell Books
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Paula Rizzo – Produce Video Like a Pro

Learn how to produce your own compelling videos and handle any on camera interview. There’s no question – video is where it’s at these days. In fact, 45% of people watch more than an hour of Facebook or YouTube videos a week. Video is a powerful way to find an audience, show the media your […]

By August 22, 2019 Read More →
Paula Rizzo – Produce Video Like a Pro
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Anne Janzer – How to Host a Profitable Price Promotion for Your Book

Everybody loves a sale—including your readers. Take advantage of that fact to get your books into the hands of the right readers. Used strategically, discounts and sales can be a valuable part of your marketing plan. But it’s not enough to simply drop the price and wait for the best-seller tag. In this session, we’ll […]

By August 22, 2019 Read More →
Anne Janzer – How to Host a Profitable Price Promotion for Your Book
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Stephanie Chandler – Tribe-Building for Authors

You can sell books one at a time at book signings and various events, or you can engage a tribe of fans who eagerly buy your books, invest in your products and services, and tell their friends about you. In this unique and insightful presentation, you will learn how to: Identify and attract your ideal […]

By August 22, 2019 Read More →
Stephanie Chandler – Tribe-Building for Authors
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Gordon Warnock – Literary Agent Q&A and the State of Nonfiction Publishing

We are excited to welcome literary agent Gordon Warnock from Fuse Literary for a discussion and Q&A on the state of traditional publishing for nonfiction. We’ll cover the current trends in nonfiction, what agents are looking for, how to make your pitch stand out, and much more. Conference attendees can send questions along in advance […]

By February 11, 2019 Read More →
Gordon Warnock – Literary Agent Q&A and the State of Nonfiction Publishing
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Rebecca Morgan – Income-Producing Webinars and Teleseminars

You’ve heard of colleagues making millions from teleseminars and webinars. But you have yet to give one. It just seems so daunting. So much to learn. What sells? At what price? Would my clients buy? Which format is right for me and my customers? How do you set it up? Can you use the slides […]

By February 11, 2019 Read More →
Rebecca Morgan – Income-Producing Webinars and Teleseminars
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Valerie J. Lewis Coleman – Secrets to Compiling an Anthology Book

The Making of an Anthology: 5 Secrets to Compiling an Award-Winning Anthology Do you desire to combine your message with those of like-minded writers? Are you a serial contributor who’s ready to compile an anthology? Having compiled and published three bestselling anthologies, Valerie J. Lewis Coleman understands that collaborating with multiple writers requires strategic planning […]

By February 10, 2019 Read More →
Valerie J. Lewis Coleman – Secrets to Compiling an Anthology Book
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Sandra Beckwith – Platform Building for Authors

No matter what publishing model you use – traditional, hybrid, or self-publishing – you need an audience waiting to buy your book. The publishing industry refers to that audience as your “platform.” In this session, you’ll learn about the many “structural elements” available to you and how to select options that will help you build […]

By February 10, 2019 Read More →
Sandra Beckwith – Platform Building for Authors
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Ally Nathaniel – Writing Productivity Secrets for Writers

How to Get Your Non-Fiction Book Done In 5 Months or Less Find what the 5 writing productivity secrets that will help you get your book done are, and what differentiates prolific authors form others.   In this session, Ally will discuss how writers can get to the finish line with ease, by adopting five […]

By February 4, 2019 Read More →
Ally Nathaniel – Writing Productivity Secrets for Writers
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Marcia Layton Turner – Powerful Productivity Habits for Writers

Discover the strategies, techniques, and tools successful writers use to get more done in less time. Whether you’re struggling to squeeze writing into your daily routine or want to make more progress on the writing tasks on your to-do list, the tips and tricks shared during this session will help you do both. About Marcia […]

By February 4, 2019 Read More →
Marcia Layton Turner – Powerful Productivity Habits for Writers
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Ally Machate – Sell More Books with Street Teams

Though a lot of our marketing efforts have moved online, many authors still use a “street team” to help promote their books. This collaborative effort can be a powerful way to boost your signal! In this presentation, you’ll learn what a street team is, how to assemble and coordinate the right team for your book, […]

By February 4, 2019 Read More →
Ally Machate – Sell More Books with Street Teams
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