Conference Tip# 5 Do Your Research

Once again I am reposting a conference tip from last year. Research is a key to success and time-management on a conference. Please feel free to comment about your own experience. It could benefit other readers gearing up to attend a conference.

JUBILEE WRITER

 Do the research in advance. It's worth your time. Dreamtimes.com free stock photo. Do the research in advance. It’s worth your time.
Dreamtimes.com free stock photo.

“Go! Learn things.” Leroy Jethro Gibbs, NCIS

Research before you attend a conference is a huge key to success. Go to the conference website click on each faculty member, agent, editor and publisher attending. Read, read, and read. Click on links directing you to their website. Read lots, learn stuff. What do they publish? Do you have something that fits their need? Print off the faculty page to circle, highlight, and take notes of those you wish to see.

After you learn stuff

Only make appointments with those people who are interested in your genre, article subject matter, or the idea you are pitching. Positive feedback and requests for your manuscripts are most likely to happen if you’ve done your research.

Most of the faculty will have a photo on the site. Having a copy with you…

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