Conferences

Communication Central’s annual Build Your Business conference, held every autumn, offers a wealth of information and resources for colleagues seeking to launch or improve their editorial businesses. Presentations by experts in various aspects of the field range from the practical, such as using key tools of the trade, to the conceptual, such as developing marketing and networking systems. All descriptions in this summary listing are excerpts. Click the title or the read more option for a full description.

If you have questions, please feel free to contact Communication Central at conference (at) communication-central (dot) com.


Sept. 17 program focuses on 508 accessibility

Accessibility is now required for all federal information—Word documents, PowerPoints, PDFs, websites, e-pubs and anything else in a digital format—but even those who don’t work with government agencies still will need to know how to respond to this requirement. A … read more

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2017 Be a Better Freelancer® conference is almost here!

This year’s Be a Better Freelancer® conference, “Better by the Dozen,” is only two weeks away! Don’t miss out on this excellent opportunity to join colleagues for invaluable insights into growing your freelance writing, editing, proofreading, indexing, publishing and related … read more

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2017 Communication Central conference schedule is in place

Now you can plan your time at “Be a Better Freelancer®: Better by the Dozen,” the 12th annual conference for freelancers in all aspects of publishing and editorial work. Here’s the schedule of this year’s events, coming up September 15–16, … read more

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Final 2017 “Be a Better Freelancer”® speaker lineup is stellar

The baker’s dozen of speakers at “Be a Better Freelance®-Better by the Dozen,” the 12th annual conference from Communication Central, represent a fascinating range of experience in all aspects of publishing. The conference is Sept. 15-16, 2017, with an extra … read more

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Don’t miss out on best rate for conference – early-bird deadline is August 15!

Don’t miss out on the best rate for “Be a Better Freelancer-Better by the Dozen,” the 2017 Communication Central conference for aspiring and established freelance writers, editors, proofreaders, graphic artists, indexers, photographers and more. The early-bird deadline is August 15! … read more

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More news about 2017 “Be a Better Freelancer”® conference!

There’s a new session and speaker on self-publishing, new speaker for the session on websites, and a new panel session on using Word, there will be a luncheon speaker on Friday and the American Society for Indexing (ASI) and Garden … read more

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New speaker added to 2017 conference line-up

This year’s “Be a Better Freelancer“® conference will include a new presenter for the session about websites: Essentials of Effective Websites, Victoria Brzustowicz and Ruth E. Thaler-Carter It’s become accepted wisdom that a freelancer needs a website to be successful, … read more

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Conference city offers lots to do

There’s a lot to do in Rochester, NY, the location of “Better by the Dozen,” Communication Central’s 2017 “Be a Better Freelancer”® conference. Attendees and their families will find a wealth of cultural, recreational and just plain interesting activities. For … read more

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News and early-bird reminder for 2017 “Be a Better Freelancer”® conference

The early-bird registration deadline for “Better by the Dozen,” Communication Central’s 12th annual “Be a Better Freelancer”® conference for aspiring, new and established freelance writers, editors, proofreaders and indexers; desktop, online and self-publishers; website and graphic designers; photographers; and more … read more

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Protected: Deadline past for special AAE registration rate for on 2017 “Be a Better Freelancer®” conference but early-bird rate still available

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