2009 Session:

Session Description – So You Know You Need A Book... Now What?

(NOTE - This is NOT a sales pitch for my company - it's an unbiased discussion of publishing in general.)

You've heard from many people that as an entrepreneur and business owner that you need a book, but what publishing model should you use? There are four basic options (traditional publishing, self-publishing, new technology and independent publishing) for authors, each with its own set of pros and cons. This program will explain the industry and give tools to make an informed decision.

By attending this session you will:
1. Understand and evaluate the four basic publishing options
2. Learn the keys to success of each option
3. Get insider information to avoid publishing pitfalls

About the Speaker

Clint Greenleaf

Greenleaf Book Group, CEO

Clint was in the Marine ROTC program in college before graduating with an accounting degree and going to work at Deloitte as a staff accountant. He earned his CPA and retired from accounting at age 22. Clint started Greenleaf Book Group in 1997 after writing and publishing two books, selling foreign publication rights, and securing a multi-book contract with Adams Media. Since then, he has built the company into one of the industry's leading book distributors. Greenleaf Book Group has represented more than eight hundred titles and is one of the Inc. 500 fastest-growing companies in America. Clint speaks at conferences and seminars across the country and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Inc. magazine, MSNBC, Fox News and Entrepreneur.