Free teleconference offered with Smashwords CEO

IBPA, Independent Book Publishers Association, is holding a free teleconference with Mark Coker, CEO of Smashwords.

Get the answers to your ebook questions in this lively 90 minute FREE Q & A Conference on December 14, 10 am PST.  Plus one lucky participant will  be eligible to win a Sony Reader Pocket Edition.

Visit to register today.

About the Speaker:

Mark Coker is founder and CEO of Smashwords [], an ebook publishing and distribution platform serving independent authors and publishers. Smashwords helps publishers publish and distribute ebooks to major online retailers including Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Sony and Shortcovers, and across all mobile smart phone platforms. Mark is an outspoken advocate for independent publishing. He frequently writes and speaks about how ebooks will transform publishing and open up new worldwide markets for publishers. Mark blogs for the Huffington Post’s Books section, where he writes about ebooks and the future of publishing. Mark is also the co-author, with his wife, of Boob Tube, a novel that explores the dark side of Hollywood celebrity.

About IBPA:

The Independent Book Publishers Association is the largest trade group for publishers in the United States, serving more than 3000 book publishers of all sizes. IBPA’s mission is to help independent publishers market their titles, to provide education on all aspects of publishing, and to act as an advocate for publishers’ rights.

Book Publishers Northwest is a regional affiliate of IBPA.  BPNW members qualify for discounts on IBPA membership and/or services.  See “Join” tab for more information.