“Let’s Publish An Ebook LIVE!, How To Produce, Distribute & Sell Your Work In The Evolving Eworld.”
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This workshop could be the most important step you will ever take toward getting your book published! This day-long seminar is going to be the most popular ever hosted by our CWC, Sacramento Branch. Amazon.com recently reported that digital downloads now outsell paperback and hardback books combined. Unquestionably, eBooks are the future of book publishing and the fastest possible way to get your work out to the reading public. There are still some openings for the workshop by Mark Coker, the leading expert in that field and the founder of the on-line eBook website Smashwords. In a single session you will learn how to produce, distribute and sell your work in the evolving publishing world.
Sacramento-area published and aspiring authors are in for a treat on Saturday, September 29 when Smashwords founder and leading epublishing expert Mark Coker will present an exclusive CWC-sponsored seminar.
WHAT: There’s never been a better time to be an author! You will learn from the master:
• the five top trends shaping the future of publishing and what these trends mean for authors
• the steps required to publish, price, distribute and sell your ebook
• how to make your book stand out based on a review of the most commercially successful ebooks
• the key decisions to make about length, pricing and marketing that reap the greatest profit
• how to format, prepare, and upload a book to the free Smashwords platform with a LIVE demo
WHEN: Saturday, September 29, 2012; 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Registration begins at 9:00 a.m.)
WHERE: Cattlemens, 12409 Folsom Blvd., Rancho Cordova, CA 95670 (Hwy 50 at Hazel Ave. exit)
COST: $45 for CWC Members / $55 for Non-Members / Includes morning coffee and bagels, plus lunch.
SPACE IS LIMITED. EARLY REGISTRATION ENCOURAGED!
LUNCH: Lunch included; special menu selections from Cattlemen’s.
Recently profiled in Forbes, Mark will walk attendees through an info-packed agenda on the state of publishing, trends that guide commercial success, an introduction to ebook self-publishing, the secrets to ebook success (based on Mark’s own research which includes 28 best practices of bestselling authors), and a live demonstration. Mark will discuss decisions to be made when publishing, pricing, distributing and selling an ebook so that attendees can become more successful. He will offer insights on how readers discover books, and how to make a book stand out at ebook retailers. Attendees will gain the knowledge to start the eworld journey with eyes wide open and an action plan. Mark will also give an easy-to-follow demo on formatting and uploading a book and will also provide a brief guided tour of the free Smashwords ebook publishing platform. Contact for more information: Margie Yee Webb.
FREE SIGN-UP BONUS: Smashwords thumb drive pre-loaded with all three of Mark’s free ebooks (Smashwords Style Guide, Smashwords Book Marketing Guide, The Secrets to Ebook Publishing Success) plus the complete PowerPoint presentation given that day. Hurry to sign up as supplies may be limited!