San Francisco, CA (PressExposure) May 09, 2009 -- InStock, a one-day conference for authors interested in self-published books, is premiering July 18, 2009 in San Francisco. The InStock Conference will feature panels on various topics of interest to book self-publishers, with a focus on marketing and the business of self-publishing.
Speakers will include successful authors and self-publishers, independent publishers, and representatives from the traditional arm of the book industry. The panels and conversations will include information on marketing self-published books, finding an audience, publicity outreach and tactics, product pricing and more.
Additional speakers have been added to the event, and include Melinda Roberts of The Mommy Blog and author of Mommy Confidential; Broke-Ass Stuart of [http://www.brokeassstuart.com;] Christin Evans, owner, The Booksmith; Andrea Burnett of Andrea Burnett Public Relations; Cary Tennis, Cary Tennis Books and Salon.com; Deborrah Cooper, AskHeartBeat.com; Amy Kaneko, VP, Sales & New Business Development, Weldon Owen Publishing; Ian Shimkoviak, Senior Designer, theBookDesigners and others. Please see the website for full details.
Panels will include "Do Judge A Book By Its Coverâ which looks at the importance of design in book marketing; "Getting The Word Out" which discusses utilizing online marketing methods; and "Successful Self Publishers" which features authors who have effectively and successfully self published.
The early bird rate of $195 has been extended through June 1st. For further information about the conference schedule, sponsorship opportunities, or to register, please go to the website [http://www.instockconference.com].