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20 Reasons to go to IndieRecon 2/19-2/21

by Miral Sattar •  February 7, 2013  •   Follow miralsattar

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We’re so excited to be participating in IndieRecon.  As you may or may not know, IndieReCon starts in less than 2 weeks from Feb 19th – Feb 21st. Did we mention we’re giving away premium memberships?

The free conference features over 25 guests that will discuss the nuts and bolts of self publishing from the pros/cons all the way through marketing and being a bestselling author.

Here it is – 20 reasons why you should register for IndieRecon. Today!

1. Find out the future of digital publishing with our key note speaker: Bob Mayer.

2. Identify the biggest mistakes indie authors make and how to avoid them.

3. Find out all the nitty gritty details on self publishing basics like pricing, distribution, and formatting.

4. Create a business plan and understand your costs.

5. Find out what is in a great book and how to make your book stand out in a pile through editing and cover design.

6. Learn the importance of creating a solid business plan and how to measure your success.

7. Discover everything you need to know about reaching your readers including: metatagging, blogging, and audio books.

8. Figure out what you need to know for marketing like building your community, utilizing social media, and understanding your brand.

9. Learn how to throw a creative book launch by using events, blogging, and more.

10. Chat with some great bestselling authors and get the 411 you need to succed.

11. It is FREE!

12. Since it is online, you can stay in your PJs and we won’t laugh at you. :)

13. There are huge giveaways! yeah…HUGE!

14. Learn about awesome organizations that support indie authors including: IndieReader, The Book Designer, Indelibles, World Literary Cafe, Fostering Success, Alliance of Independent Authors, Kindle Fire Department, Goodereader, and Bibliocrunch.

15. Discover some great new authors to read.

16. Walk away knowing what self publishing entails and if it is right for you.

17. Did we mention it is FREE?

18. Find out secrets from bestselling authors like Bob Mayer, Hugh Howey, M. Leighton, CJ Lyons, Barbara Freethy, Colleen Hoover, RaShelle Workman, Darcie Chan, and Addison Moore.

19. Because it will be epic! (At least we think so.)

20. Did we mention it’s FREE AND ONLINE?? Why? Because we like YOU :) (Just call us the Mickey Mouse club of indies.)

Every single blog post, chat, vlog will be packed with all
the information you need to help you on the self-publishing path.

IndieReCon will help you learn all the dirty secrets about the indie pubbing industry and help you succeed.

February 19th-21st!!!

Tell your friends.

Hang out with us all day. Hourly posts. Check out the amazeballs schedule.

Register in the sidebar for updates and a drawing for giveaways – so you don’t miss out!

See you there!

About Miral Sattar

Lover of books. CEO & founder of Bibliocrunch. Love storytelling in all its forms. Formerly TIME. I'm a new media entrepreneur who has worked in the media industry for 11 years. My mission is simple – to innovate the publishing industry with technology. My company has been featured in BBC World News, Money Magazine, Bloomberg, Consumer Reports, Forbes, WSJ, MediaBistro, PBS, Columbia Journalism Review, The Next Web, Publishers Weekly, and a bunch of other places. Bibliocrunch was also selected as The Next Big Thing in media by the Paley Center. I also used to run a popular South Asian culture blog called Divanee. Before I ran my own company and became a mom, I used to be on the board for several literacy organizations, and wrote a LOT more. Hopefully, when things are calmer I can go back to that! :)