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"Ask an IBPA Board Member" Webinar Series: Karla Olson, Patagonia Books
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When: Tuesday, February 12, 2019
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Pacific
Where: Online via WebEx
(Open to IBPA Members Only)
United States
Contact: Angela Bole, IBPA CEO
310-546-1818


Online registration is available until: 2/11/2019
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Get to know KARLA OLSON, Director of Patagonia Books!

The "Ask an IBPA Board Member" series is free-of-charge, but you must be an active IBPA member to register.

During IBPA's monthly "Ask an IBPA Board Member" speaker series, IBPA members meet and discuss book industry trends with a member of IBPA's Board of Directors. The series features a different IBPA Board member each month, ensuring that IBPA members receive a unique point of view each time they join.

Register above to attend the live, online webinar via WebEx and hear the featured IBPA Board member discuss his or her distinct point of view on trends and topics of interest in the book industry. You'll be able to ask your own questions, as well, for a truly tailored experience. We hope you'll join us!


About Karla Olson, our February 12, 2019 featured Board member!

Areas of expertise: Marketing, Professional Standards

Karla Olson is the Director of Patagonia Books, which publishes books as a mission outreach within the sports clothing company, Patagonia, Inc. She is also the president of Publishers and Writers of San Diego and Publishers and Writers of Orange County, and founder of Read Local, a marketing coalition for authors.

Karla has been in the publishing industry for over 30 years and is the owner of BookStudio, a publishing consultancy. Before BookStudio, she was the Creative Director of Tehabi Books, the owner of Via Press, and the editorial director of the Michael Friedman Publishing Group, a book packaging company in New York City.


Additional "Ask an IBPA Board Member" Speakers:

November 13, 2018 
Leslie Browning, Founder & Publisher, Homebound Publications

Area of expertise: General Publishing
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December 11, 2018 
Richard Lena, Publisher, Brattle Publishing

Area of expertise: General Publishing
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January 8, 2019 
Elizabeth Turnbull, Senior Editor & Partner, Light Messages Publishing

Area of expertise: Marketing
[click here to register]

February 12, 2019 
Karla Olson, Director, Patagonia Books

Areas of Expertise: Marketing, Professional Standards
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March 12, 2019
Brooke Warner, Publisher, She Writes Press

Area of expertise: Hybrid Publishing
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April 9, 2019 
Ian Lamont, Founder, i30 Media

Area of expertise: Publishing Websites, Self-serve Advertising Programs (Amazon, Facebook, Google, etc.)
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May 14, 2019
Joshua Tallent, Director of Education & Outreach, Firebrand Technologies

Areas of expertise: Digital Publishing, eBooks, Metadata
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June 11, 2019
Kathy Strahs, Founder, Burnt Cheese Press

Area of expertise: Author Publishing
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July 9, 2019
Kelly Peterson, Director of Client Services, INscribe Digital, a division of IPG

Area of expertise: Marketing, eBook Distribution
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August 13, 2019
Seth Dellon, Director of Strategic Development, Publishers Weekly

Areas of expertise: Book Reviews, Book Fairs, Foreign Rights
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September 10, 2019 
Robin Cutler, Director, IngramSpark

Areas of expertise: Print on Demand, Global Distribution, Working with Retailers and Libraries
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October 8, 2019
Karen Pavlicin-Fragnito, Publisher, Elva Resa Publishing

Areas of expertise: General Publishing
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