2019 Speakers

Cheryl Richardson – KEYNOTE – Self Care for Writers

When it comes to writing and publishing, smart self-care strategies not only create success, they make the process of writing meaningful and fulfilling.  Join New York Times bestselling author, Cheryl Richardson, as she shares some of her best tips for making art with words. About Cheryl Richardson – Cheryl Richardson is a New York Times bestselling […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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Ally Machate – Sell More Books with Street Teams
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David Newman – Crack the Speaker Code

Are you ready to learn how to make real money as an expert who speaks? MASTER THE SKILLS, TOOLS, AND TACTICS THAT WILL GET YOU BOOKED MORE EASILY, MORE OFTEN, AND AT PREMIUM FEES What you will take away: A specific, proven 7-step process for speaker marketing success 5 strategic shifts so that you stand […]

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Carla King – Self-Publish Like a Pro

Learn how to make your book look just like those produced by the big publishing houses whether you hire out production or do it yourself. Find out how to distribute professionally using Amazon KDP and IngramSpark. Launch like a pro to five-star reviews leveraging your early readers and superfans. It’s easier than you think to […]

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Stephanie Chandler – Top 10 Revenue Streams for Authors

Because only a small percentage of authors earn a living from their books, most need to develop additional revenue streams. In this content-rich presentation, Stephanie Chandler shares real-world examples and strategies for adding lucrative revenue streams to your author-publisher business. You will learn how to: Identify the revenue streams that align with your goals Make […]

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Stephanie Chandler – Top 10 Revenue Streams for Authors
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Derek Doepker – Sell More Books with Amazon Ads

Learn how Amazon ads can get your book in front of your ideal reader. See a step-by-step walkthrough of exactly how to setup these ads, in as little as 10 minutes, for your book. Then potentially profit from the sales they bring you every day on autopilot. About Derek Doepker – Derek Doepker is a […]

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Derek Doepker – Sell More Books with Amazon Ads
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Drew Gerber – Leverage Technology to Make PR Affordable

Whether you’re doing PR yourself or hiring an agency, one of the biggest challenges for authors is affordability. In this webinar, Drew will walk you through not only how his company uses technology to make PR affordable for their clients, but how you can use those same tools to make PR cost-effective for you. About […]

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Drew Gerber – Leverage Technology to Make PR Affordable
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Joe Apfelbaum – Become an Authority on LinkedIn in 3 Easy Steps

Less than 1% of the 500 million professionals on LinkedIn globally are posting regularly, because they don’t have a clear strategy. In this presentation, you’ll learn how to go from a Lurker to an Influencer and increase your referrals using LinkedIn, without spending money on ads. B2B companies get the most qualified leads from referrals, […]

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Joe Apfelbaum – Become an Authority on LinkedIn in 3 Easy Steps
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Charmaine Hammond – How to Sell Books in Bulk

Why sell your book one at a time when you can sell them by the box or trunk load? Charmaine will share some simple strategies on how to find sponsors who will buy your books in bulk, how to double your sales at book signings with a simple BOGO strategy, and how to use interesting […]

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Charmaine Hammond – How to Sell Books in Bulk
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