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Thursday, March 4, 2010

Book Bloggers and Publisher's Online Conference

I was asked if I would pass along the information about this online conference to my readers. So here is the information. To participate in the conference there is a $20 fee if you are a blogger.
Book Bloggers and Publishers Online Conference is getting off the ground and I would be so excited to have you attend and share your insight on blogging. It takes place March 19-20th with a special Authors Day March 21st.
All the information can be found here - http://www.romanceinthebackseat.com/bbpcon.htmlMy site is romance based but I am inviting bloggers of all genres and would be so excited to have you attend. :-)
Bloggers and Publishers have the same goals, to bring in readers. ThisConference is to discuss what is working online to promote books and what we cando better. How can we work together and with authors to bring readers online? What are Publishers goals in working with Bloggers? What are Bloggers andReviewers looking for? Join us for panels, discussions and giveaways.
Publishers Attending
Simon and Schuster, Dorchester, Liquid Silver Books, Lyrical Press, The WildRose Press, Eternal Press, Midnight Showcase Fiction, and more.
Authors Attending
Cindy Gerard, Caridad Piniero, Kylie Brant, Crymsyn Hart, Veronica Blake, Cheriede Sues, Linda Wisdom, and more.
Blogs and Sites Attending
Romance in the Backseat, Bitten By Books, Cheeky Reads, Never Ending Book Shelf, Lyra Rose, Talk About my Favorite Authors, and more.
A finalized Schedule will be posted February 15th. We are excited for input onwhat panels would be most beneficial. There will be between twelve and sixteen Discussion Panels.
- What Publishers Are Looking For?
With Literary Agent Lori Perkins, Editorial Director Leah Hultenschmidt of Dorchester, and other Industry Professionals
- Standardizing Review Practices
With Reviewers and Publishing House Promotions input.
- What Publisher Publicity Departments Do?
Who does what?
- Independent Presses Online
What are the Publishers doing to spread their name and what bloggers can do with them.
- The Young Adult Market
What is working to reach out to teens online. What Publishers are offering YA. YA Bloggers and their role.
- What Are The Most Successful Blog Posts?
Reviews, Interviews, Guest Blogs? What brings in comments and hits?
- Blogger, Wordpress, and Analytics
Learn how to be a smarter more effective blogger.
- Reaching Out and Getting Involved with Live Events
Conventions, Book Signings, Libraries, how can we bring more readers online? With Tiffany James RomCon Director and more.
- Covers, What Bloggers Want to See and Post
Are there covers too bad to be posted? What should Designers avoid?
- Blogging as a Business
Hear from Bloggers what has worked for them.
If you are interested in taking part in a listed panel or proposing one of yourown please Contact Us through RITBS.
Please send me any questions you have.
Terry Kate
Romance in the Backseat


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