melinda EmersonPANEL: Revenue for Writers: Consulting, Speaking, Sponsors, Courses, and Bulk Book Sales

This group of panelists have all built successful businesses around their books and will explain how you can too. They have experience with professional speaking, bulk book sales, corporate sponsorships, selling digital products, online courses, and much more. You will leave this session inspired with new ideas for how you can grow your own author business.


Melinda F. Emerson, “SmallBizLady” is America’s #1 Small Business Expert. She is a bestselling author, keynote speaker, marketing expert, and business coach. As CEO of Quintessence Group, her marketing consulting firm serves Fortune 500 brands that target the small business market. Her advice is widely read, reaching more than 3 million entrepreneurs each week online. She has an online school and hosts The Smallbizchat Podcast. She is the bestselling author of Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months, Revised and Expanded.