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PANELS AND SEMINARS:
OPTIMIZE YOUR SALES POTENTIAL: AMAZON FOR SMALL AND MIDSIZE PUBLISHERS
Monday, October 17, 2011
Join us for a discussion of the resources and programs available for
enhancing your sales opportunities through Amazon. Here are just some
of the innovative programs and services we’ll be discussing that help
ensure your titles are available and discoverable to Amazon’s
customers: Print On-Demand, Publishing on Kindle, Author Pages and
Author Central, Search Inside the Book, and Amazon’s automated and
personalized merchandising programs (or “virtual” handselling). Learn
– Ensure your books are always available, while avoiding unnecessary
– Help optimize the discoverability of your titles
– Maximize information about your work, as the metadata becomes
increasingly important for online selling
JON P. FINE is Director of Author and Publisher Relations for
Amazon.com, focusing on outreach to the author and publishing
communities, including Amazon’s author giving program for nonprofit
literary organizations (www.amazon.com/author-grants). He joined the
company as associate general counsel for media and copyright in
January 2006 and subsequently led business development for Brilliance
Audio following its acquisition by Amazon in 2007. Prior to Amazon,
he served as vice president and associate general counsel for Random
House, Inc., where he directed legal affairs for the Alfred A. Knopf
division as well as for Random House of Canada. He previously served
as Senior Media Counsel at NBC, handling content and associated issues
for NBC News, Saturday Night Live, and other divisions; as counsel at
King World Productions for Inside Edition and other programming; and
as a litigation associate at Debevoise & Plimpton, where he focused on
copyright, libel, Internet and other media-related matters. He is a
graduate of Cornell University and of the University of Virginia
School of Law. Following law school, he served as Judicial Clerk for
United States District Judge Sam C. Pointer, Jr.
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