Friday, November 1

Virtual Learning Day (Location: Your Computer!)

(sponsored by Tribute Media)

10:00am Dan Poynter: Book Promotion 2014

11:00am David Newman

12:00noon Lunch Break Q and A: Open Forum, Ask any question you’d like about writing and publishing!

1:00pm ClickBank’s Megan Mann and Melissa Meck: What You Don’t Know about Digital Publishing May be Costing You

2:00pm Brian Jud: How to Make Real Money Selling Books, Without Worrying About Returns

3:00pm Idaho Book Bindery’s Tim Wangler and Colorhouse’s Phil Knight: Five Things Every Author and Independent Publisher Needs to Know About Book Printing

5:00-6:30pm Meetup at the Grove Hotel Lobby. Appetizers available as well as a no-host bar.

Saturday, November 2

Center at the Park, Julius M. Kleiner Park, Meridian

7:30-9:00am Tradeshow Set-up

10:00-4:00pm Tradeshow Open to the Public

10:00-10:15am Presentation and Exhibitor Introductions with Ray Ellis

10:20-11:00am How One Author Independently Published and Made Over $200k in Less Than a Year with Nathan Barry

11:15-11:55am The Steps to Building Blogs, Books, and Audio Products (PANEL)
Finding Your Audience and Niche – Yvonne Rousseau
Creating a Book Outline -Stacy Ennis
Cover Design 2.0 – Cari Campbell
New Trends in Interior Book Design – Shiloh Schroeder
What to Expect in the Editing Process – Kim Foster
Sell it Before You Write It – Amy Larson
Understanding eBooks-  Jason Chatraw
Enhancing Your Facebook and Blog Followings – Russell Elkins
Good Vendor Relationships – Joel Lund
Turning Your Content into Audio Products – Rob Jorgensen

12:00-12:30pm Tradeshow Break

12:30-12:45pm LUNCH buffet

12:45-1:30pm LUNCH: How to Sell Books by the Truckload with Penny Sansevieri

1:30-2:15pm Tradeshow Break

2:15-3:00pm (Room A) How to Write a Non-fiction Book in Twelve Hours or Less with Maryanna Young
(Room B) Understanding the (Not So Scary) Book Editing Process with Stacy Ennis and Rebecca Lyles

3:15-4:00pm (Session 1) Writing Children’s Books and Memoirs with Teresa Sales
(Session 2) Writer’s Rites + Great Editing Grows Great Writing with Chris White, Joel Lund

4:15-5:00 Taking Your Message Online,  Interactive Presentation Using SlideKlowd Technology with Corey Smith

5:00-5:15pm Meet the Speaker Session

5:15-5:30pm Meet the Speaker Session

6:30pm Optional dinner at Mongo’s (Eagle Road, north of Ustick in Meridian)