Building Author Pages

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Fact: Every author must have a website.

Truth: Not every author has the technical or creative savvy required to achieve this goal.

Lead by experienced web and content development professionals, this nuts-and-bolts session walks through the entire process of building the perfect author website, covering both the technical aspects of the author website – from acquiring a domain to development to basic content management – and the content creation required to meet the needs of an audience that ranges from agents and editors to journalists.

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Kassia Krozser

Kassia Krozser, publisher of, covers the intersection of technology and publishing. She serves on advisory boards for several publishing start-ups, presents at conferences such as Tools of Change for Publishing, Digital Book World, and South by Southwest, has appeared on NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, and contributes to various industry publications.

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Kirk Biglione

Oxford Media Works

Kirk is a seasoned digital media professional specializing in web publishing systems, SEO, and user experience. As principal of Oxford Media Works Kirk consults with clients on a range of issues related to web publishing and digital media strategies. Kirk shares his knowledge of web content management systems at WP Apprentice, an online training portal designed to help publishers use WordPress as a CMS.

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David Bowers
02/24/2010 5:33am EST

This is the best presentation I have attended at TOCCON. It was very meaty, a lot of actionable items to take away and use. It got to specifics and really did what this conference is about, it gave me tools. Too many presentations have talked in vague terms about the industry, not here.

Good work guys.

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Nathan Hamilton
02/22/2010 9:50am EST

Did what it said on the tin. Engaging presentation – not too heavy for early in the morning.

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  • Qualcomm
  • Copia
  • Impelsys Inc.
  • Innodata Isogen, Inc.
  • Adobe
  • Aptara
  • Baker & Taylor
  • Bowker
  • codeMantra
  • Connotate
  • Google
  • HP
  • LibreDigital
  • MagMe
  • Malloy
  • Mark Logic
  • oXygen XML Editor
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  • Jacquette Consulting
  • Jouve North America
  • Lulu
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  • Vitrium Systems
  • Smashwords, Inc.

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