What we're about

The Fastest Way to Success is for anyone who wants to get their personal or business message out of their head and into the world. Having a book is one of the most effective ways of standing out in a crowd, and thanks to an ever-expanding array of tools, all of us can be published in short order. Options include traditional publishing, hybrid publishing, and self-publishing. If you want to find a literary agent and land a Big 5 contract, we'll advise you on that too.

Imagine walking into an event as a published author, showcasing your expertise with a printed book. No longer are you just another stranger with a business card – now you can easily distinguish yourself from your competition.

The Fastest Way to Success is designed for writers, authors, entrepreneurs, and publishers - anyone with a message. (If you have a website, you are already a publisher.) We cover everything you need to know to get your message out, from authoring to publishing to marketing. All skill levels are welcome. Come find out how to get your content and your brand into local and global markets in a very cost-effective and prestigious manner.

Organizer David Shiang is the author of six books on topics as diverse as Einstein, Jim Morrison and The Doors, marketing, and psychology. He is a highly experienced author and book marketer and has taught authoring and publishing courses on both coasts. He will help you achieve more success with proven techniques to publish your content out and attract fans, followers, and buyers. He is on the Board of the Independent Publishers of New England and has trained with some of the best in the business, including Dan Poynter, John Kremer, Steve Harrison, and Jack Canfield. He is also an A-list copywriter whose clients include Jay Abraham, the $21.7 Billion Man.

David is a graduate of MIT and the Kellogg School at Northwestern University. He was also a Danforth Fellow in the English PhD program at UC Berkeley.

Upcoming events (5+)

How to Monetize Your Expertise, No Matter What Field You Are In

We're going to meet every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month at noon. This event will start at 1:00 PM. If this schedule doesn't work for you, let me know. Meet in the basement at the Panera, Porter Square, Cambridge. RSVP is required by the evening before the meeting. Thanks.

How to Monetize Your Expertise, No Matter What Field You Are In

We're going to meet every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month at noon. If this schedule doesn't work for you, let me know. Meet in the basement at the Panera, Porter Square, Cambridge. RSVP is required by the evening before the meeting. Thanks.

How to Monetize Your Expertise, No Matter What Field You Are In

We're going to meet every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month at noon. If this schedule doesn't work for you, let me know. Meet in the basement at the Panera, Porter Square, Cambridge. RSVP is required by the evening before the meeting. Thanks.

How to Monetize Your Expertise, No Matter What Field You Are In

We're going to meet every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month at noon. If this schedule doesn't work for you, let me know. Meet in the basement at the Panera, Porter Square, Cambridge. RSVP is required by the evening before the meeting. Thanks.

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