PANEL – Choose Your Publishing Path: Self, Hybrid, POD, Ebooks, and More

With so many options for self-publishing, it’s easy to get overwhelmed or confused. This panel features experts with a variety of experience in the publishing industry. You will learn about partner publishing, hybrid publishing, and true self-publishing where you establish your own publishing company and hire subcontractors to carry out all the work. There is more involved in self-publishing than most realize. Join this panel to better understand the options so you can choose the right path for you.

Jim AzevedoJim Azevedo is the Corporate Communications Manager at Draft2Digital, having joined the company in March 2022 as part of the Smashwords acquisition. As marketing director at Smashwords since 2011, Jim helped the company grow from representing 35,000 indie authors and publishers who released 80,000 titles, to more than 150,000 authors and publishers who published over 590,000 titles. Draft2Digital offers a broad suite of free and powerful automated and self-serve tools that authors and publishers can use to build and manage their publishing businesses. Visit Draft2Digital at or follow on Twitter @Draft2Digital.