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Independent Book Publishers Association Annual Conference 2016

With only four more days before the 2016 Independent Book Publishers Association Publishing University, you still have time to register if you are an independent publisher or an author wanting to learn more about the publishing industry. There is always great … Continue reading

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Florida Authors and Publishers Association 2015 Annual Conference

Authors and independent and small publishers are again coming together to discuss pertinent issues in the areas of self-publishing and resources for authors. In doing so, they will hear from subject matter experts in the areas of publishing, marketing and promoting … Continue reading

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Florida Authors and Publishers Association Conference Early Registration Ends Soon

  June 30, 2014 is the closing date for obtaining discounted registration pricing for members and non-member. Friday workshops are: Children’s Books: Show n’Tell Fiction Writing – Novel in a Day Marketing: Using Today’s Technologies Saturday sessions include: Electronic Editing … Continue reading

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Florida Authors and Publishers Association (FAPA) 2014 Annual Conference

If you have not already done so, there is still time to register for the August 8-9 annual Florida Authors and Publishers Association (FAPA) and still get the early bird discount. The conference is designed for authors, small, self and independent … Continue reading

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Technology Trends for Self Publishing

Authors desiring to self publish or create electronic books (ebooks) now have more options than ever for getting their ideas into written form and to generate money with minimal effort and cost. Electronic technology and companies/services, such as, Lightning Source, Amazon Kindle, … Continue reading

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Independent Bookstores Making a Comeback

There is good news is that smaller book sellers have begun a slow comeback. This provides opportunity for local owners, their community and customers in their areas. Rick Townley recently wrote and article that appears in the Washington Times titled Independent bookstores … Continue reading

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E-Book Sales on the Rise Worldwide

There is no doubt that e-books have taken a sound market share away from print publications. The number of books being offered in electronic format has grown around the globe each year in recent years. With the continuing development and … Continue reading

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2014 IBPA Publishing University Announced

The Independent Book Publishers Association has just announced that its annual Publishing University will be held in San Francisco, California March 21-22, 2014. This annual event is a must attend for anyone who independently publishes books or wants to learn how. … Continue reading

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Book Publishing Options for Authors

As an author, deciding how to best get your book published can be a challenging and stressful decision. That is because, unlike years ago when an aspiring author wrote a manuscript, got an agent and found a traditional publishing house … Continue reading

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EBook Sales Still Strong in United States

Various studies indicate that the sale of eBooks continue to remain a large percentage of total book sales in the United States. While publishers continue to print books, and in many instances shift to Print on Demand (POD) their product to … Continue reading

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