Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Indie ReCON Is Starting on Feb. 19th(TODAY)! FREE Conference Online

I'd like to invite all of you to a FREE online conference for Indie and Small Publishers. I'll be speaking at it also.

To participate you can jump in on some of the live chats, read the scheduled blog post on the BIZ and comment with your questions. Check in and check it out anytime of the day you like.

SIGN up NOW  for the best benefits and prizes.

Here's the link to IndiReCon; http://www.indierecon.org/

Here's the schedule of events:

Indie Re Con Agenda

Tues, Wed, Thurs (19-21)

Red – YA speakers, Blue – adult/NA speakers

Tues 19th (EST times)

Getting Started

8 am - Welcome/Kick off – S.R. Johannes /Team (blog)

9 am –The Future of Digital Publishing - Bob Mayer (blog)

9:30 - Digital publishing - Bob Mayer and Jen Talty (online chat)

10 am – The Honest Inside Scoop: The Pros and Cons of Indie Publishing – Jessie Harrell (blog)

11 am - Entrepreneurial Authors Wear Many Hats – SR Johannes (blog)

12 pm – Sidestepping the Stigma - Colleen Hoover (vlog)

1 pm – The Biggest Mistakes Indie Authors Make - Joanna Penn (blog)

1:30 – Costs of Self Publishing – Miral Sattar

2 pm – The Basics (Part 1) – The Book (pricing, distribution, formatting) – Heather McCorkle (blog)

3 pm - The Basics (Part 2) – The Business (isbns, library of congress – Heather McCorkle (blog)

4 pm - Setting the Foundation for Your Writing Career: A Business Plan – Denise Grover Swank (blog)

4:30 pm – Planning your Future - Denise Grover Swank (online chat)

Creating quality products

5 pm – The Secret to Editing Fiction Fast – Cheri Lasota (vlog)

5:30 pm – Cutting Through the Mist-ery of Cover Design: 10 ways to make your cover stand out in the crowd - Kat Dilman (blog)

6 pm - Creating Unique yet Affordable Covers – The Dos and Donts.

Robin Ludwig and Steven Nowak (online chat)

6:30 pm - Building a Bestselling Publishing Team – Miral Sattar (blog post)

Writing Big Sellers

7 pm- The New Adult Wave in Publishing - M. Leighton (blog)

7:30 – Bestselling author Darcie Chan (online chat)

Wed, Feb 20th

Writing Big Sellers cont.

8 am – Longevity in a Series – Addison Moore (blog)

8:30 am – Secrets of YA bestselling indie authors (chat) – Samantha Young, Rashelle Workman

9 am - Writing Successful eShorts for a Living– Hugh Howey (blog)

9:30 am – Hugh Howey (online chat)

10:00 – Capturing the magic of self pubbing middle grade (Laura Pauling, Sybil Nelson)

10:30 How to sell a Million Books (CJ Lyons/Interview video)

11:00 CJ Lyons (online chat)


12:00 pm - Marketing Plans Made Easy – S.R. Johannes (blog)

12:30 pm – Importance of SEO and Metatagging - Lori Culwell(blog)

1:00 pm - Building a Sense of Community – Melissa Foster (vlog)

1:30 pm - Utilizing Social Media to your Advantage – Kindle Fire Dept/Jason (blog)

2 pm – Reaching Your Readers – Brittany Geragotelis (Wattpad) – blog post

2:30 – Reaching your readers (cont) - DuoLit (email marketing) – blog posts

3 pm - Branding You and Your Book – Ali Cross (blog)

3:30 – Create a Winning Brand (Ali Cross)

4 pm – The Magic of Contests and Reviews – Amy Edelman/IndieReader (blog)

4:30 – Making Your Blog Tours Stand out – Joel Friedlander (post)

5 pm – Book Blog Tour Tips from Bloggers (get quotes from bloggers, Inspired Kathy, Jessica the Bookaholic) (blog)

6 pm - Creative Book Launches – Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi (blog post/vlog?)

7 pm – Measuring Success– Susan Kaye Quinn (Blog)

Thurs, Feb 21st

Going Forward

9 am – The Double Life: Walking the Fence in Publishing – Nancy Holder (Blog)

10 am – Breaking into International Markets – Orna Ross/ALLI (vlog or blog post)

11 am – All about Audio– Stacey Wallace Benefiel (blog/vlog?)

12 pm – Smart Ways Indie partner with Agents and Editors - Steena Holmes (blog)

1:30 –Steena Holmes and her agent, Pamela Harty from TKA (the knight agency) (chat)

2 pm – Top 10 tips to be successful as an Indie Author – Barbara Freethy

3 pm - The Future of ebooks as Apps – Bowker/Richard Smith

4 pm – Indie publishing Then and the Wow of Now - LM Preston (blog post)

4:30 – Indie Publishing with LM Preston (online chat)

5 pm - Lessons Learned from Indie authors (Get advice quotes from a bunch of top authors)
6 pm – Giveaways posted

7 pm – Wrap Up - (blog post)

Hope to see you all there!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thank you for taking time to speak with all of us at IndieReCon today, and to answer our questions after chat. :)