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 100% for authors. 100% available online.

Watch expert insights from over twenty bestselling authors and industry experts. Your digital registration allows you a full year of access to the 2019 Inkers Con presentations, workshops, and panels - all available online!  

The conference agenda is focused on skills that will increase your book sales, reader base and income. Improve your writing, hone your processes, and network with other authors via our online forum and virtual events.  

Experience the opportunities of a live writing conference, all from the comforts of home!

 Has your author career plateaued? 

Have you lost your love of writing? 

Are you overwhelmed with tasks that don't seem to be helping sales?

There are so many different facets to writing and publishing. So many decisions to make. 

I urge you to take a deep breath and move in an easier direction - one that involves less work, better novels, easier marketing and hassle-free advertising. 

The first step in that direction is to arm yourself with the knowledge and skills.

Below are descriptions of the twenty-four classes, workshops and panels that are included in your Inkers Con registration. These one-hour video presentations are on-demand, allowing you to start, pause, rewind, and rewatch at your own pace. 

Please take a moment to read through these presentations and think about how this knowledge could change your career.

 
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Increase sales with 7 classes on marketing:

What will Make or Break Your Book Launch: Top publicists discuss the hottest trends in social media and promotions, killer marketing strategies and why some books take off and other books flop.  

Secrets of a Successful Backlist: Learn from Authors who make over half of their annual income off of their backlist. What works, what doesn't, and how much you should be investing in those old books.  

Widening Your Sales: Strategies to build your following on iBooks, Nook, Kobo and GooglePlay  

Kindle Unlimited Marketing Strategies: How and why you should market your KU books in a different manner versus a traditional, widely distributed novel.  

Nailing Your Next Launch: This step-by-step workshop includes worksheets and to-do lists that will help you master your next release.  

Everything you need to know about Goodreads: Leave this workshop with a step-by-step guide to your next release on Goodreads. Learn do’s and don’ts, secret free ways to promote, and how to get your book into top reviewers’ hands.  

Newsletter Success: Learn the keys to a successful newsletter and what you can do to immediately increase signups, open rates and purchase conversions.

 Improve your writing with 7 unique classes:

Five Ways to Improve Your Story: Ways to amp up your novel and keep your readers begging for more.  

Editing Yourself: The 5 most common plot fails and grammatical errors that self-published authors make.  

Outlining for Pantsers: Learn different outlining techniques and how to keep your motivation and creative juices flowing while writing faster, smarter and more coherently.  

Stealing from Hollywood: Gain a deeper understanding of your characters by employing the same ideals used by some of the world’s greatest actors and actresses.  

Consistent Characters: Learn about the Enneagram, a personality typing system, and how it will help you create consistent, three dimensional characters.

Seven Deadly Sins of Page One: In this class, we'll take you on a cautionary tour through the pits of page-one hell, complete with agent pet peeves, reader turn-offs, and "thanks but no thanks" editorial dealbreakers.  

Troubleshooting Your Novel: Load up your toolbox with problem-solving techniques for novelists’ most frequent creative conundrums.

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Expand your reach with 5 advertising classes:

Secrets of Digital Marketing: Geofencing, retargeting, and native ads. 

Why aren't my Facebook Ads working?: Understand why some ads flop, tweaks you can make to improve your existing ads, and the common problems that lead to high cost-per-clicks and poor conversion.  

The Keys to Amazon Sales: Learn about algorithms, rank, bestseller lists, and using Amazon Ads properly, to achieve maximum visibility.  

Advanced Amazon AMS Ads: Troubleshooting, Keyword Insight, and Optimization with AMS Ads.

Advanced Ad Strategies for Authors: Advance strategies and multiple source plans for seasoned advertisers.

Hone your business processes with classes in:

Creating your Business Plan: In one hour, you’ll have a written plan in hand and clear goals and action steps for your business.  

Law for Authors: Common legal issues and pitfalls that authors should be aware of.

Double Your Pub Rate (and your Money): Processes, time hacks, and writing systems from bestsellers who publish more than five books per year.

Bare Bones Authoring: These bestselling authors will discuss the 20% of their efforts that create 80% of their sales, and tells you what you can stop (wasting time) doing.  

Audiobook Intro and Marketing: Introduction to audiobook pubishing and out of the box marketing strategies that can boost your audio income. 

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 Learn from over 20 bestselling authors and industry experts!

 
 

BESTSELLING AUTHORS:

Meredith Wild, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author
Jennifer Probst, New York Times Bestselling Author
Helen Hardt, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author
Susan Stoker, New York Times Bestselling Author
Alessandra Torre, New York Times Bestselling Author
Nana Malone, USA Today Bestselling Author
Aly Martinez, USA Today Bestselling Author
Amy Daws, Amazon Top 100 Bestselling Author
Gina Ardito, Award-Winning Author
Karla Sorensen, Romance Author

INDUSTRY EXPERTS:

Michael Cooper, Facebook and Ads Expert
EJ Whitmer, Marketing Expert
Dani Sanchez, Author Publicist
Kiki Chatfield, Author Publicist
Coleen Oppenheim, Author Assistant and Publicist
Mike Farris, Entertainment Attorney and Author
Terezia Barna, Project Manager and Business Expert
Mignon Mykel, Amazon Ads Expert and Marketer
Ellie McLove, Editor
Tex Thompson, Editor

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