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Upcoming Sessions


6 Vital Questions to Ask Yourself in Seeking Your Dream Book Production Partner(s)
Presented by Stacey Aaronson
Price: $19 for Members | $39 for Non-Members
Time: 10:00 AM PST | 1:00 PM EST
Date: Wed, March 1, 2017


Behind the Curtain: The Logistics of Starting Your Own Publishing Press
Presented by Luda Gogolushko
Price: $19 for Members | $39 for Non-Members
Time: 10:00 AM PST | 1:00 PM EST
Date: Wed, March 15, 2017


Get Creativity Fit! Strengthen Break-Set-Thinking Skills & Catapult Your Innovation Productivity
Presented by Dan Coleman
Price: $19 for Members | $39 for Non-Members
Time: 10:00 AM PST | 1:00 PM EST
Date: Wed, March 29, 2017


Previous Sessions (2016-2014)


How and When to Put a Book Marketing and PR Plan in Place
Presented by Rachel M. Anderson
A recording of this session will be made available to IBPA members on May 15, 2017. Please check back for details.
Date: Wed, February 15, 2017


How to Turn Podcast Appearances into Profits
Presented by Kathryn Kemp Guylay
A recording of this session will be made available to IBPA members on May 8, 2017. Please check back for details.
Date: Wed, February 8, 2017


How to Help Your Authors Avoid 10 Key Mistakes that Can Derail Their Success
Presented by Bret Ridgway
A recording of this session will be made available to IBPA members on April 11, 2017. Please check back for details.
Date: Wed, January 11, 2017


Online Book Piracy – What You Need To Know
Presented by Rhonda Rees
A recording of this session will be made available to IBPA members on March 14, 2017. Please check back for details.
Date: Wed, December 14, 2016


Leveraging SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and Google to Sell More Books
Presented by Miral Sattar
A recording of this session will be made available to IBPA members on Feb. 28, 2017. Please check back for details.
Date: Wed, November 30, 2016


The Profitable Author: Revenue Streams to Grow Your Publishing Business
Presented by Stephanie Chandler
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Date: Wed, November 16, 2016


How to Get Publicity for Your Book – Even on a Shoestring Budget
Presented by Kathryn Kemp Guylay
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Date: Wed, November 2, 2016


Publishing and Writing Law: What You Need to Know
Presented by Ivan Hoffman
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Date: Wed, October 5, 2016


Book Marketing with Internet Media
Presented by Stephanie Chandler
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Date: Wed, September 14, 2016


Audiobook Marketing Tips & Tools
Presented by Richard Rieman
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Date: Wed, August 31, 2016


Giving and Getting: What Publishers Need to Know About Permissions
Presented by Mary Jo Courchesne
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Date: Wed, August 10, 2016


Why Financial Ratios Improve a Publisher’s Liquidity and More
Presented by Daniel R. Siburg
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Date: Wed, July 20, 2016


Trademarks, Copyrights, and Books!
Presented by Stacy Grossman
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Date: Wed, June 15, 2016


How to Write a Book Announcement Press Release
Presented by Sandra Beckwith
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Date: Wed, June 1, 2016


How to Join the Audiobook Publishing Revolution
Presented by Richard Rieman
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Date: Wed, April 20, 2016


Building Better Campaigns - Part 2 (Getting Started Series)
Presented by Terry Doherty
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Date: Wed, April 13, 2016


Building Better Campaigns - Part 1 (Getting Started Series)
Presented by Terry Doherty
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Date: Wed, April 6, 2016


Available Wherever Books are Sold: How to Convince Costco & Others to Sell Your Books
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Presented by Amy Collins
Date: Wed, March 23, 2016


Legal Essentials for Publishers and Authors
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Presented by Stacy Grossman
Date: Wed, March 16, 2016


The Library as a Discovery Platform
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Moderated by Porter Anderson; featuring 4 panelists
Date: Wed, Feb 24, 2016


Publishers Can Create Killer Online Author Profiles Too
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Presented by Brian Schwartz, founder of SelfPublish.org Date: Wed, Feb 10, 2016


Publish on Purpose: How to Create a Movement and Sell More Books
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Presented by Dara Beevas, Wise Ink Creative Publishing
Date: Wed, Feb 3, 2016


IPR Guide to Rights and Licensing for Self-Published Authors
Presented by Brittany Poulin, IPR License
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Date: Wed, Jan 13, 2016


Six Costly Mistakes Self-Publishers Make
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Presented by Rochelle Carter, Publisher at Ellechor Media, LLC
Date: Wed, December 16, 2015


What Retailers Want: Setting Yourself Up for Digital Success
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Presented by Christine Munroe
Date: Thurs, November 19, 2015


How Effective Royalty Management Will Help You Save Money, Enhance Author Relationships, and Generate Additional Revenues
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Presented by David Marlin, MetaComet® Systems Co-Founder
Date: Wed, October 28, 2015


Match Game: How to Team Up with the Perfect Editor for You A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Presented by Tammy Ditmore and Marla Markman
Date: Wed, September 30, 2015


Using Data to Create a Publishing Strategy
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Presented by Kempton Mooney
Date: Wed, September 23, 2015


Maximize Your Sales on Amazon.com
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Presented by Amy Collins
Date: Wed, August 5, 2015


ISBN's and Identifiers: Standards Basics for Independent Publishers
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Presented by Phil Madans
Date: Wed, July 29, 2015


BISAC Subject Headings: Standards Basics for Independent Publishers
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Presented by Connie Harbison, Director of QA, Baker & Taylor
Date: Wed, July 22, 2015


Metadata: Standards Basics for Independent Publishers
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Presented by Graham Bell, Executive Director of EDItEUR.
Date: Wed, July 15, 2015


The Importance of SEO: How It Can Help You Sell More Books
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Presented by Arun Benty
Date: Wed, June 24, 2015


Have A Facebook Business Page...Now What?
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Presented by Barbra Drizin, Start from Scratch Social Media
Date: Wed, June 10, 2015


How to Create Book Covers that Work
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Presented by Joel Friedlander
Date: Wed, May 20, 2015


All About Publishing: A Beginner's Overview
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Presented by Dave Bricker
Date: Wed, April 29, 2015


IngramSpark & Lightning Source: A Distribution Solution for Every Publisher
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Presented by Janice Butler and Robin Cutler.
Date: Wed, April 01, 2015


Direct-to-Consumer for Indie Publishers: Stop Worrying and Start Selling
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Presented by Arun Benty, Founder of Papertrell
Date: Wed, March 18, 2015


NetGalley — Providing Digital Review Copies to 215,000 Readers
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Presented by Susan Ruszala, President of NetGalley
Date: Wed, March 11, 2015


Book Reviews Made Easy: A Peek Behind the Editorial Curtain at Foreword
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Presented by Matt Sutherland
Date: Wed, February 18, 2015


Planning for Author Events - NOW!
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Presented by Susan McBeth
Date: Wed, January 21, 2015


A Review of Self-Publishing: A Discussion with Bowker
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Presented by Beat Barblan and Laura Dawson of Bowker.
Date: Wed, January 7, 2015


How to Sell Books by the Truckload on Amazon
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Presented by Penny Sansevieri
Date: Wed, December 10, 2014


The Frankfurt Book Fair…So Now What Happens?
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Presented by Cat Russo
Date: Wed, December 3, 2014


Harness the Power of The Internet and Build Your Online Audience
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Presented by Jeniffer Thompson
Date: Wed, November 12, 2014


Under the Covers: Book Page Design
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Presented by Michele DeFilippo
Date: Wed, October 15, 2014


A Beginner's Guide to Self-Publishing
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Presented by Carla King
Date: Wed, September 17, 2014


Start from Scratch: Build a Facebook Business Page
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Presented by Barbra Drizin, Owner of Start from Scratch Social Media
Date: Wed, August 20, 2014


Raising Funds for your Publishing Project with Crowdfunding
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Presented by Amanda Barbara, Vice President of Pubslush
Date: Wed, July 30, 2014


Anatomy of a Book Cover
A recording of this session is now available to IBPA members only. Please log into your IBPA account to access it.
Presented by Michele DeFilippo of 1106 Design
Date: Wed, July 16, 2014


Previous Sessions No Longer Available (2014-2013)


Social Media Primer – A Tour of Social Media Platforms – Especially for Authors, Writers, and Publishers
Presented by Barbra Drizin, Owner of Start From Scratch Social Media
Date: July 9, 2014


How to Sell More Books to Non-Bookstore Buyers – Non-Returnable
Presented by Brian Jud, President, Premium Book Company
Date: May 14, 2014


IngramSpark & Lightning Source -- A Distribution Solution for Everyone
Presented by Robin Cutler of IngramSpark
Date: May 8, 2014


Metadata: Standards Basics for the Independent Publishers
Presented by Graham Bell, Executive Director of EDItEUR
Date: April 30, 2014


ISBN's and Identifiers: Standards Basics for the Independent Publishers
Presented by Phil Madans, Chair of BISG’s Identification Committee & Executive Director of Digital Publishing Technology, Hachette Book Group
Date: April 16, 2014


BISAC Subject Headings: Standards Basics for the Independent Publishers
Presented by Connie Harbison, Director Quality Control at Baker & Taylor
Date: April 2, 2014


Navigating Book Publicity in 2014
Presented by Marika Flatt
Date: December 18, 2013


Time-Tested Marketing Strategies for Finding More Readers
Presented by Marcella Smith
Date: October 23, 2013


How to Write Lightning-Fast Blog Posts So You Can Still Have a Life
Presented by Joan Stewart
Date: September 25, 2013


Selling Your Own eBooks
Presented by Joshua Tallent
Date: August 21, 2013


What's New in eBooks?
Presented by Joshua Tallent
Date: June 19, 2013


How to Plan Your Book Launch
Presented by Joel Friedlander
Date: May 22, 2013


10 Ways to Use Pinterest to Promote With Pictures but Without the Hype
Presented by Karen Leland
Date: April 14, 2013


Blogging for Business: Proven Strategies to Increase Blog Readership and Website Traffic
Presented by Stephanie Chandler
Date: March 20, 2013


The Hub and Outpost Method of Social Media Marketing
Presented by Joel Friedlander
Date: September 19, 2012

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