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SOLD OUT Author U 4th Annual Extravaganza SOLD OUT

This Meetup is past

100 people went

Price: $425.00 /per person
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The Extravaganza Is Coming ... as of Monday, April 29th ... there are over 180 amazing authors, speakers and publishing/author service providers will be in Denver this coming weekend. Next year's is scheduled for May 1-3, 2014. Be there.

It's the final countdown month. There are NO seats left ... will you get yours ... next year?
The dates are May 1-3, 2014

NOTICE: There are no refunds for cancellations after April 1st. None.

· Will you get to hear Apple SuperStar, author, publisher, entrepreneur Guy Kawasaki upfront and in person?

· Will you get the amazing and savvy insights of Penny Sansevieri to turn your book into a sizzling Red Hot Internet Publicity item upfront and in person?

· Will you get Greg Godek's wicked and odd-ball ways to market your books upfront and in person?

· Will you get Publicity Hound Joan Stewart's sage and unbelievable methods to move your book upfront and in person?

· Will you get to experience the breadth of information that the Book Designer Joel Friedlander will reveal in his amazing Deep Dive workshop on all things Blogging Plus More! upfront and in person?

· Will you get the outrageous LinkedIn and other Social Media strategies that Lori Ruff and Mike O'Neil reveal to rock your book world with upfront and in person?

· Will you get to hear and meet the other 20 fantastic presenters, all listed under the Extravaganza link on the right side of this page when you click the link, up front and in person?

· And will you meet 30 excellent Exhibitors up front and in person? The hotel has extended our discounted room rate of $119 to the 17th ... beats paying $179!

You will get them and so, so much more, if you sign up NOW for the Author U Extravaganza—3 amazing days in fantastic Denver, Colorado May 2-4. If you want the Author Edge-the Edge that puts you ahead of the wave and over the top ... the Extravaganza will show you how to discover and implement yours ... GO-GO-GO!

Have you registered for the 2013 Extravaganza?

Eagle and Eaglett Pre Extravaganza Workshops Thursday:

For those just beginning the authoring journey and those advanced with got two terrific breakout sessions with multiple sessions within each. You must sign up for this. Details are on the website.

Deep Dive Dinner Workshop Thursday: Joel Friedlander

No one knows the ins and outs of the Blog world than Joel. Taking his from two (thanks to Mom), he's now a Super Blog with mega, mega thousands of followers. You want to drive your book? Blogs do it. Do you want to drive you, as the author and expert? Blogs do it. Do you want to buildyour publishing business ... your empire? Space is very limitied at this point--only attendees on Friday and Saturday can attend Joel's workshop now.

Opening Keynote Friday: Guy Kawasaki

The author and business worlds are APE over Guy Kawasaki. He was the Chief Evangelist of Apple … he’s the author of multiple NY Times bestsellers … he’s got over 1.2 million followers on Twitter … his most recent book is APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur … and he’s the Keynote at the Author U Extravaganza. You, your book and your publishing business can’t afford to miss this amazing session. All in attendance will get a FREE copy of Guy’s latest book, APE.

Keynote Saturday: Penny Sansevieri

Known as the BookGal, Penny is a much followed columnist for the HuffPost, featured in and at publishing related conferences world-wide. Her travels open up doors to new information that every author can use, NOW.

Closing Speaker: Greg Godek
Who wouldn't love a guy who had the moxie to get an RV, wrap his book cover around it, drive to the NBC lot, park and then hand out his book to everyone in the line to get into the Tonight Show? And don't you love it, Jay Leno talked about Greg and his book for 15 minutes ... value: freakin' priceless.

It’s the best one yet … Promise!

What do Guy Kawasaki (Former Chief Evangelist of Apple and author of APE-Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur), Penny Sansevieri (all things Internet marketing/publicity), Mary Anges Antopopolous (social media, ghost writing), Matthew Bennett (branding and marketing), Georgia McCabe (websites with social media), Dan Janal (PR), Amy Collins (book strategist and distribution), Joel Friedlander (blogs, design, strategy), Joan Stewart (publicity, book reviews and social media positioning), Daniel Hall (webinars), Steve Replin (legal), Hobie Hobart (book covers, branding), Bret Ridgway (product creation and fulfillment), Patti Thorn (reviews), Greg Godek (marketing wild man), Jerusha Stewart (legal author insurance), Carol McManus (LinkedIn strategies), Brian Jud (creating video for website) and Peggy McColl (Internet book marketing), JV Crum (wealth building for authors) have in common? They are in Denver at the Extravaganza speaking on a variety of topics to take you and your book to the next, next level in authoring and publishing May 2-4, 2013. Plus there are 30 Exhibitors—new and old faces. Exhibits are SOLD OUT.

Register at the Author U main site--there are a variety of Options, including pre-Extravaganza and post-Extravaganza programs.

Wait, Wait … There’s More!

1 Oh yes … we are introducing the Author Shark Tank. A few brave attendees will pitch their book projects to a panel of Publishing Sharks … what can the Sharks do for the 3 lucky authors who PAY to get in front of them? They may walk away with printer perks, book coaching, consulting, design, pr, publicity work, who knows?!—the walk-away could be worth mega bucks. The catch—the author MUST present a compelling case in a few minutes as to why a Shark wants to donate time and product to them. Books in progress; books done—Sharks can help. SOLD OUT

2 We have a special room set aside to ”live” video tape you with Brian Jud for an interview as if you are on a “set”—perfect for the website. Cost is $50 per taping—copy is emailed to you.

3 We have our annual Pick the Brains of the Pros throughout Friday and Saturday—you can buy 15 minutes of their time. Cost is $20 per session.

4We have an amazing dinner and entertainment Friday night. Included in registration.

5 Like Comedy? Author U goes to the Comedy Improv Saturday night for those traveling to Denver and those locals who want to join in the fun! Cost will be an extra $15. Dinner and laughs included. All reservations direction to me must be here by Tuesday, the 30th--I will prebuy your ticket and you

6 And stay at the Renaissance Denver Hotel. It makes sense to stay put and onsite. Speakers are. Out of towners are … Special rates for Author U at $119. Click on link at site. Or, you call the hotel and ask for the Author U rate. Block is almost sold out as of March 10th.

The main website of Author U changes weekly. As we post all the events for the Extravaganza, it could change daily! Oh boy: All EXHIBITS are now SOLD OUT! We have publishing professionals coming from all parts of the U.S. to share their savvy and services with you.

The price of $395 is the paid-up Author U member rate--it goes up April 1st. Non-members are higher and will be charged the difference--Meetup does not allow for multiple pricing--you can get it on the main website, Through March, this price includes the Joel Friedlander Deep Dive Dinner Workshop on May 2. Price will increase $75 in April. Be there if you want to be seriously successful! Stop procrastinating.


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