PUBSMART

Emerging Authors. Emerging Avenues.

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When

April 16-18, 2014

Starting at 10 am

Where

Charleston, SC

Francis Marion Hotel

PUBSMART™

An unprecedented gathering of publishing professionals, some of the smartest on the planet. 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! PubSmart is about introducing new models that lead to smart decisions about how to seize opportunities in today's transformed book marketplace. Come celebrate the new golden age of publishing and learn how to PubSmart!

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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

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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

 

PUBSMART 2014 SPONSORS

Thanks to the sponsors making the inaugural PubSmart possible!

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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.

Francis Marion Hotel
College of Charleston