NEW YORK, July 23, 2018 / Learn the latest trends for the preparation, publishing, and promotion of a book that grows a business, makes a profit for the author, and attracts high-paying clients at the “NYC Marketing With a Book and Speech Summit” from 9 am to noon Tuesday, October 30, at Workville NYC conference room B, 21st floor, 1412 Broadway (at 39th), New York, NY. There is no cost to attend. For reservations call 760-445-4181 or email [email protected].

Leading the summit is Henry DeVries, coauthor of the book “Build Your Consulting Practice,” and cofounder of Indie Books International, based in Oceanside, CA.  DeVries is a columnist for, a speaker for Vistage International, and the author of nine business books, including the 2013 Amazon #1 sales and marketing bestseller from McGraw-Hill, How to Close a Deal Like Warren Buffett, now in five languages including Chinese. He is also the president of the New Client Marketing Institute, which he founded while he was adjunct faculty at the University of California San Diego.

The workshop will cover such topics as: the top seven ways to generate leads with a book: what fee range authors can charge for speeches; the difference between traditional publishing, indie publishing, and self publishing; why a book is the number one marketing tool and speaking is the number one marketing strategy for consultants and coaches, and how long book should be and how much it should cost.

Some of the indie published authors to speak at the summit are:

  • Rachel Braun Scherl, author of Orgasmic Leadership
  • Karen Jacobsen, author of Recalculate
  • Alan Cohen, author of The Connection Challenge
  • Al Zdenek, author of Master Your Cash Flow
  • John Frederick Furth, author of Owning Tomorrow
  • Jasmine Sandler, author of How to Brand Yourself Online Like a CEO
  • Betty Ng, author of PO-LING POWER

As a ghostwriter and editor, DeVries has worked on 300 nonfiction book projects in the last decade. His proposals have earned five-figure advances for clients. He has won multiple Best Business Book of the Year awards and achieved numerous Amazon #1 Best Seller Rankings, including: marketing, sales, business skills, and negotiating. As a professonal speaker he trains business leaders how to sell more by persuading with a story.

About Indie Books International

Indie Books International, the sponsor of the nationwide tour of the “Marketing With a Book and Speech Summits,” was founded in 2014 in Oceanside, California by two best-selling business authors. Similar to indie film companies and indie music labels, the mission of Indie Books International is to serve as an independent publishing alternative for business thought leaders. Indie Books International has published more than 100 titles in less than five years.