PubSmart®

Emerging Authors. Emerging Avenues.

2015 TBA

 

An unprecedented gathering of publishing professionals - they represent today’s broad range of publishing opportunities – self publishing, traditional, small press and hybrid. This is a new kind of event that puts emerging authors and small publishers in the driver’s seat and gives them the information they need to create a customized roadmap for success!

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

- Traditionally published authors who want to improve sales and discover new markets and avenues for their work
- Self-published authors who want to reach more readers
- Aspiring authors seeking guidance from industry professionals
- Independent publishers who want to better serve their authors and improve their performance

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

- How editors/agents can help further your publishing goals
- Steps to build your author platform, brand and persona
- Insights from publishing professionals including successful authors, agents, editors, designers, marketers and social media gurus
- Where book publishing and marketing is headed in the digital era
- How to build sales and buzz through reviewers, mass media and book clubs
- Today’s methods of raising funds, using discoverability tools and increasing distribution

 

When

April 16-18, 2014

Starting at 10 am

Where

Charleston, SC

Francis Marion Hotel

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Pricing

2015 Dates will be released soon!

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VIP CONFERENCE PACKAGE | $495

BASIC CONFERENCE PACKAGE | $395

ADD ON | Master Class

ADD ON | Preferential Friday Brunch Seating

ADD ON | Guest Pass

YES! Student Discounts Are Available!

To book your room at the Francis Marion Hotel, please call their reservation desk (843-722-0600) and mention PubSmart to receive your conference discount. Our special room rate ends March 15, so book early!

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NOTE: If you are a member of WWW’s Winner Circle, Bublish or SCWW, enjoy a $50 discount off registration!
To qualify, obtain the promo code from the participating partner!

Event Locations

To book a room at the host Francis Marion Hotel, call (843-722-0600) and mention PubSmart to receive a conference special rate of just $199.

College of Charleston
Francis Marion Hotel