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We were happy to have both Dan Woods and Kevin Tumlinson from Draft2Digital available to take business appointments in 2020. The Draft2Digital team discussed anything about self-publishing. Attendees learnt more about the opportunities for books in digital, print and audio and the latest marketing tips.
Ricardo Fayet from Reedsy was also available for appointments. As one of the founders of Reedsy, Ricardo has helped to create the world’s leading marketplace of publishing professionals — from editors to proofreaders, cover designers, book marketers and literary translators. Ricardo was happy to discuss any marketing or advertising-related topics, as well as offered guidance on hiring editors, designers, marketers, translators, assistants, etc. Also obviously happy to answer any questions about Reedsy and Reedsy Discovery.
We were also happy to welcome Melanie Coles and Thato Molefi from IngramSpark. IngramSpark provides print on demand and global distribution services for authors, and Melanie and Thato are happy to provide guidance on using Ingram Spark to self-publish their titles for those who book a business appointment with them.
Dan Wood and Kevin Tumlinson – Draft2Digital
Both Dan Woods and Kevin Tumlinson from Draft2Digital are available to take business appointments. You can put in a request to meet with the Draft2Digital team to discuss anything you’d like about self-publishing. Learn more about all the opportunities out there for your books in digital, print and audio or ask about the latest marketing tips.
Kevin Tumlinson is an award-winning and bestselling author, host of the popular Wordslinger Podcast, and the Director of Marketing and Public Relations for Draft2Digital. Through his podcasts and his work with D2D, Kevin has helped thousands of would-be and currently publishing authors to build and grow their writing careers.
Dan Wood is the Vice President of Operations at Draft2Digital. Prior to this he spent many years as a technology advisor in the energy industry and served two years as an AmeriCorps Vista volunteer. Draft2Digital gives over 67,000 authors simple tools to format and publish their ebooks to digital stores worldwide. Authors keep their rights and keep writing. Draft2Digital helps with the rest.
Richardo Fayet – Reedsy
Ricardo Fayet from Reedsy will be available for business appointments. As one of the founders of Reedsy, Ricardo has helped to create the world’s leading marketplace of publishing professionals — from editors to proof readers, cover designers, book marketers and literary translators.Ricardo is happy to discuss any marketing or advertising-related topics, as well as offer guidance on hiring editors, designers, marketers, translators, assistants, etc. If you make an appointment with Ricardo you can access
- Author platform assessments including a look at the author’s retailer presence (covers, blurbs, categories, overall branding and metadata) and website + mailing list before the call and make recommendations to improve it;
- Tips/advice on building your publishing team: from editors and cover designers to book marketers, translators, ghostwriters, etc.
- Tips/advice on making the most out of Reedsy or Reedsy Discovery
- Tips/advice on advertising by reviewing your Facebook and Amazon ads with Ricardo
Melanie Coles and Thato Molefi – Ingram Spark
Melanie Coles and Thato Molefi from IngramSpark are taking business appointments during the conference. IngramSpark is an award-winning independent publishing platform, offering indie authors and publishers quality print books and ebooks as well as global distribution. Once you finish and format your book, IngramSpark makes it possible to share it with the world with benefits such as:
- Quality formats: paperback, hardcover, and ebook in a variety of trim sizes, color, paper, and binding types
- Global distribution: availability to over 39,000 retailers in-person and online, including Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and independent bookstores and libraries worldwide
- Free Education: free resources to help you publish successfully
By making an appointment with IngramSpark you can learn more about printing options with IngramSpark, understand the benefits of using our Global Distribution network for print and ebook or discuss your existing IngramSpark account queries