May 16, 6 pm to 8 pm, Denver Booklore: Social Media Part 2.
Denver Press Club, 1330 Glenarm Place, Denver, CO.
Dave Trendler and Melissa Taylor will speak on using Pinterest, WordPress, Facebook, and Twitter.
Dave Trendler is Director of Sales and Marketing at VeloPress in Boulder, CO. Melissa Taylor is a writer and educator who created and writes the highly popular and award-winning learning blog Imagination Soup; she is the author of Pinterest Savvy.
PubWest members: $8, Nonmembers: $12, pay at the door by cash or check, No-host bar
Come learn all about social media from the experts, and enjoy some yummy appetizers while socializing with others in the greater Denver publishing community!
We thank Color House Graphics for sponsoring this event. Please see Phil Knight, for information about print, digital and e-book services.
Please RSVP to Connie Shaw, email@example.com, 303-443-2188.
June 13, 10 am (PDT) Production roundtable conference call. Suggested topics for discussion: updated digital workflows; changing options for converting backlist to digital editions; changes in digital formats, including Amazon. Moderator tba. Contact Kent W. for more details
Registration is now open for the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Association of American University Presses (AAUP). Join us in Boston this June 20-22 for “Bridging Worlds,” a full program of professional education and networking events.
The meeting’s educational sessions will kick off on Friday, June 21, with “Three Big Ideas in Publishing,” a plenary featuring Jill Lepore, Chair of Harvard’s History and Literature Program and staff writer at The New Yorker; Michael Schrage, Harvard Business Review blogger and MIT Research Fellow; and Jacqueline C. Charlesworth, Senior Counsel to the US Register of Copyrights. The plenary will be followed by more than 40 breakout sessions on themes practical and topical. Areas of focus and session topics will address:
• Workflow: EDP Workflows; Creating E-Pubs; Designing with a Template
• Emerging Trends: OA Textbooks and MOOCs; Digital Piracy; Managing Metadata; What’s Next in Digital Publishing?
• Editorial: Rebranding Backlists; Creating Imprints; Author and Editorial Board Relations
• Operations: Inventory Management; CMS Systems; Emergency Planning
• Collaboration: Working with libraries, the campus, and the community
• Marketing and Sales: Social Media Strategies; Ebooks and Chapter Sales Results; Selling to Libraries
• Publicity: Boston Media Panel; The Art of the Pitch; Book Tours
• Journals: Altmetrics; Rebranding
On June 20 there will four pre-meeting workshops: “Thinking Outside the Book: New Revenue Streams for Publishers”; “Digital Marketing for Beginners”; “Acquisitions for Beginners”; “From InDesign to Ebook.”
Attendees can also visit with representatives from almost 50 companies offering the latest publishing technologies and services.
For more information about AAUP 2013, visit the meeting website: http://www.aaupnet.org/events-a-conferences/annual-meeting/aaup-2013
For questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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