Insider Observations about Trends in the Publishing Industry with Cevin Bryerman

When: Back to Calendar April 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where: Carlsbad Dove Library
1775 Dove Ln
Carlsbad,CA 92011
USA
Cost: $20.00 ($10.00 for Members)
Contact: Karla Olson
Karla@publisherswriters.org
Categories: Monthly Meetings

Publisher’s Weekly Publisher Cevin Bryerman will present his insider observations about the trends in the publishing industry and where the future might lead. In an interview format, he will specifically talk about the growth of the independent movement, and how it is affecting the industry. He will highlight best practices for success in the industry, no matter how a book is published, and key factors in getting your book noticed and sold. He will also outline opportunities for books from independent publishers to be reviewed or featured in the magazine, and ways to get your book discovered. He will field your questions about publishing, drawing on his years in the business to offer perspective on where it has been, where it is now, and where it will take us.

Publisher Cevin Bryerman photoCevin Bryerman is the publisher and executive vice president of Publishers Weekly, the international news platform of the book publishing industry. He has been in the publishing business for more than 25 years, working at the helm of both trade and consumer magazines in strategic planning, business development and strategic partnerships. Over the span of his career, he has worked on many publications, including Boating Industry and Waterway Guides, Library Journal, School Library Journal, Variety, Modern Bride, American Baby and others.

In 2010, Bryerman was named publisher and VP of Publishers Weekly and has championed the magazine’s digital expansion and growth of its consumer audience. Under Bryerman’s leadership, the website alone has grown more than tenfold

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Steve Wilson, CEO of FastPencil, an end-to-end writing and publishing platform, presented his observations about challenges and opportunities for independent writers today. He generously agreed to share his slides. Also, he announced a new collaboration between FastPencil and the bookstore chain Books-A-Million to support independent publishers. A link to the program as well as some information about it are also available below.

To read the Press Release, click here.

Click below to view the slides from Steve’s presentation:
Key Success Factors for Writers Today and into the Future with Steve Wilson

Visit the bookstore chain, Books-A-Million’s website here.

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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.
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