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Writers Who Mean Business (TM) Monthly Meetup

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“Ebooks Part I: A Primer on Ebook Publishing”
Ebooks are the fastest growing segment of the book publishing industry today. This session provides simple step-by-step instructions on how to prepare, publish, market and distribute your masterpiece as an ebook. Learn how to publish today and get your book distributed to major retailers such as Apple’s iBookstore, Barnes & Noble, Amazon, Sony and Kobo.

“Ebooks Part II: Secrets to Ebook Publishing Success”
As you learned in the first session, ebook publishing can be fast and easy. However, it’s not easy to reach readers and sell books. How do you make your book stand out from the crowd? This session, inspired by Smashwords’ new free ebook, THE SECRETS TO EBOOK PUBLISHING SUCCESS,
will teach you the best practices of the best-selling indie ebook authors. Learn how to price, market and promote your ebook. Learn how to maximize discoverability and increase viral word-of-mouth. Above
all, learn how to become a more professional, more successful ebook author.

Jim Azevedo bio
Jim Azevedo is the marketing manager at Smashwords, the leading
distributor of ebooks serving over 49,000 independent authors,
publishers and literary agents. Since 2008, Smashwords has helped
authors around the world publish and distribute more than 147,000 ebooks
to retailers such as the Apple iBookstore, Barnes & Noble, Sony and
Kobo, as well as to libraries.