BAIPA monthly meetings are now exclusively on Zoom, at least until we get through this COVID-19 crisis. The Zoom links will be provided to you via email on the Friday evening before 9 PM. So you MUST register in advance in order to participate.
Scroll down to the bottom of this page for the list of available tickets.
The general meeting begins at 9 am, speaker presentation is at 11 am, after Q&A, networking time, introductions & announcements. Scroll down for details and to register. No afternoon workshop for this meeting.
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Current Trends, Best Practices, and IngramSpark
Robin Cutler, Director of IngramSpark
In the midst of a global pandemic, the publishing industry is rapidly changing. Authors and indie publishers are perfectly poised to not only face our current challenges in the marketplace but to thrive. In this session you will learn:
- Self-publishing current trends
- Self-publishing best practices
- IngramSpark and how it works
- Metadata to be successful
And we will wrap everything up with a Q&A with Robin, who is retiring from IngramSpark as of the end of this year.
About Our Speaker: Robin Cutler
Robin Cutler not only leads the development of IngramSpark as an Ingram Content Group service for indie authors and publishers but she also created and launched the platform in 2013. During her career, she has published over 1000 books as Assistant Director at USC Press, and CEO and founder of her own trade imprint, Summerhouse Press. Robin most recently worked for Amazon/CreateSpace. She has a broad knowledge of indie, academic and trade publishing and is an expert in content creation, distribution, on-demand models, and author strategies. Follow Robin on Twitter @rcutlerspark and be sure to check out IngramSpark on Facebook, on Twitter #ingramspark and visit the website at ingramspark.com
- September 12, 2020
9:00 am - 12:15 pm
Venue: Zoom Event
This is exclusively an online event via Zoom.
Zoom links for the morning session will be provided in an email sent out the Friday evening before the event day, between 8:45 and 9 PM. If you have pre-registered and do not receive that email, please reach out to [email protected]