David Wogahn: Annual eBook Publishing Update

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September 27, 2014

Location: TBD

David Wogahn

Ever wonder:

  • Where do authors sell the most eBooks?
  • How do eBook standards like KF8 and EPUB apply to self-publishers?
  • What are the trends in eBook publishing?
  • Should you sign-up for KDP Select, and the new Kindle MatchBook program? How do they work?
  • What social networks are people using to promote their eBook?
  • How can print-on-demand help authors and publishers sell more eBooks?

The answers to these questions are just a few of the topics our September speaker plans to address.

Join us for our September meeting when David Wogahn returns to PWSD to give us an update on trends and advances in developing and marketing eBooks based in part on the results of the 2013 eBook Self-Publisher Survey, currently in progress. The 36 question survey differs from other industry questionnaires by focusing on small presses and self-published author results and opinions. The publishing business is exceptionally broad and this survey is designed to provide insights specifically for self-publishers. About-to-publish authors and those in the planning stages are also invited to participate.

David Wogahn is managing partner of eBook publishing and digital media consulting firm Sellbox and the author of Successful eBook Publishing and the Lynda.com training course Distributing and Marketing eBooks. Sellbox provides eBook business consulting and publishing services for businesses, publishers and authors. Notable local business clients include the San Diego Reader, San Diego Daily Transcript and DawnSignPress.

Before founding Sellbox in 2002 David worked at Los Angeles-based Times Mirror in information technology and business development. He was co-founder of Times Mirror Multimedia and later co-founded and served as COO of a venture capital-backed sports team web services company, the predecessor of today’s CBS College Sports Network. He is a frequent speaker for Publishers and Writers of San Diego, the Independent Writers of Southern California, and is a regular contributor to the Independent Book Publishers Association’s Independent Magazine.

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PWSD Welcomes Thom Kephart to San Diego

We had a full-house for a wonderful presentation from Thom Kephart  of Create Space who presented to Publishers and Writer’s of San Diego this January, 2014. For those who were not able to attend, download Thom’s slides and watch the video (compliments of Chad Thompson Photography and Monkey C Media).

About PWSD

Publishers and Writers of San Diego (PWSD): a professional association of the publishing community in San Diego, educating business-minded self-publishers and authors.

Publishers and Writers of San Diego has been serving as a forum for education, networking, and motivation since 1994. Originally founded as The San Diego Publishers Alliance, the group is comprised of members from all areas of publishing and writing — authors, self-publishers, independent publishers, editors, book packagers, designers, consultants, promotional professionals, students, and more.