Session Title: Hit the Bestseller Lists with Ebook Preorders
Description: Imagine if you could push a magic button and make your next book release land higher in the bestseller lists. This magical button is real. It’s called an ebook preorder. Preorders are probably the single most important ebook launch tool introduced in the last five years. Learn how to implement Mark’s exclusive strategies that have helped dozens of Smashwords authors hit the bestseller lists. A great preorder starts with smart planning, strategy and execution. Mark will show you how! The session is intended for indie ebook authors and book marketing professionals.
Bio: Mark Coker founded Smashwords in 2008 to make it fast, free and easy for writers to self-publish an ebook. Today, Smashwords has grown to become the world’s largest distributor of self-published ebooks. Today, 100,000 authors and small independent presses around the world publish and distribute over 300,000 books with Smashwords. Smashwords distributes globally to Apple iBooks, Barnes & Noble, OverDrive, Kobo, Scribd, Oyster and Baker & Taylor Axis 360. Follow Mark on Twitter @markcoker. Mark blogs at http://blog.smashwords.com.