Author Websites Made Easy

Upcoming Appearances

Date Venue Address
Date: July 23, 2020
1:15pm - 2:00pm
Venue: Book Expo America 2020 Address: Javits Center
New York, NY 10001
Notes: Book Expo America is canceled due to COVID-19
Date: August 20, 2020
9:00am
Venue: Killer Nashville Address:
Franklin, TN
Notes: John Burke and Fauzia Burke will be speaking.
Date: September 24, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Venue: Cuesta College Central Coast Writers Conference Address: Cuesta College San Luis Obispo Campus
Highway 1, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
Notes: Co-founders John Burke and Fauzia Burke will be speaking
Date: January 19, 2021
6:00pm
Venue: Central Coast Writers Club - Pacific Grove, CA. Address: Virtual Presentation
Notes: Co-founder Fauzia giving a presentation on author websites the easy way. Open to members only.

Recent Appearances

Date Venue Address
Date: June 27, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Venue: Inland Empire California Writers Club Address: Ovitt Community Library
Ontario, CA
Notes: Author Websites the Easy Way by John Burke
Date: June 22, 2020
9:00am - 12:00pm
Venue: Aspen Summer Words Address:
Aspen, CO
Notes: Co-founder Fauzia Burke will be speaking at the writers conference.
Date: June 19, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Venue: BLM - Free Consulting for Black Authors Address: Virtual Presentation
Notes: This is a free event for Black authors only. Please register. The event starts at 10am PT
Date: June 18, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Venue: Marketing Webinar - BK Authors Address: Virtual Presentation
Notes: Free: Why Book Publicity is More Important than Ever presented by Pub Site's co-founder Fauzia Burke. This is a Q&A session. Bring your questions.
Date: June 17, 2020
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Venue: Aspen Summer Words Address: Virtual Presentation
Notes: Free: This is now a virtual event. You can join via Zoom. Co-founder Fauzia Burke will be speaking at one of the nation’s top literary gatherings.
Date: June 4, 2020
10:00am -
Venue: How to leverage publicity to tell the world about your book? Address: Virtual Presentation
Notes: Why Book Publicity is More Important than Ever presented by Fauzia Burke
Date: April 20, 2020
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Venue: Berrett-Koehler 2020 Nonfiction Book Marketing Conference Address: The Chauncey Hotel & Conference Center
Princeton, New Jersey
Notes: Canceled due to Coronavirus
Date: April 3, 2020
8:30am - 5:00pm
Venue: IBPA Publishing University 2020 Address: Redondo Beach
Los Angeles, CA
Notes: Canceled due to Coronavirus
Date: March 26, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Venue: Free Pub Site Demo with Co-Founder John Burke Address: Online via Zoom
Notes: Join Us for a Live Demo and Q&A
Date: February 27, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Venue: Free Pub Site Demo with Co-Founder John Burke Address: Online via Zoom
Notes: Join Us for a Live Demo and Q&A
Date: November 7, 2019
9:00am - 1:00pm
Venue: Nonfiction Writers Conference Address: Online Webinar
Notes: Fauzia Burke will be speaking about DIY Digital Publicity.
Date: October 12, 2019
9:00am - 5:00pm
Venue: Indie Author Day Address: Coronado Public Library 640 Orange Ave
Coronado, CA 92118
Notes: Each year, libraries and organizations around the world welcome local indie authors, writers, and their communities in for a day of education, networking, mingling, writing, open mics, panels, and so much more!
Date: September 25, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Venue: Free Pub Site Demo Address: Online Webinar
Notes: Don't miss out on a free demo and Q&A for Pub Site every Wednesday in September! Pub Site is the DIY easy-to-use website builder designed specifically for authors and books. Sign up at the link!
Date: September 18, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Venue: Free Pub Site Demo Address: Online Webinar
Notes: Don't miss out on a free demo and Q&A for Pub Site every Wednesday in September! Pub Site is the DIY easy-to-use website builder designed specifically for authors and books. Sign up at the link!
Date: September 15, 2019
8:30am - 4:30pm
Venue: Fallbrook Writers' Conference Address: Fallbrook Library Fallbrook, CA
Fallbrook, CA
Notes: A free, one-day writers' conference. Fauzia Burke will present her Three Step Formula for Building an Author Platform.
Date: September 11, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Venue: Free Pub Site Demo Address: Online Webinar
Notes: Don't miss out on a free demo and Q&A for Pub Site every Wednesday in September! Pub Site is the DIY easy-to-use website builder designed specifically for authors and books. Sign up at the link!
Date: July 11, 2019
9:00am - 5:00pm
Venue: Berrett-Koehler Author Marketing Workshop Address: Best Western Island Palms Hotel & Marina 2051 Shelter Island Drive
San Diego, California 92106
Notes: John Burke and Fauzia Burke will be speaking. More details to come!
Date: June 9, 2019
9:00am - 9:45am
Venue: California Crime Writers Conference Address: Doubletree Hilton
Culver City, CA.
Notes: Tech panel and demonstration with John Burke.
Date: February 26, 2019
10:00am - 1:00pm
Venue: Build Your Own Website in a 3-Hour Workshop Address: 2730 Historic Decatur Rd #202-204
San Diego, CA 92106
Notes: This hands-on, in-person workshop will teach you to build and launch a website from scratch or import the content from an existing site. You will walk in with no website development experience. You will walk out with the professional website you’ve always wanted and the skills to manage the new site on your own. Your author website is the single most important element of your branding. Take control of it with Pub Site. *Requirements: Since this is a hands-on workshop, <strong>you will need to bring your own laptop</strong>.
Date: January 31, 2019
9:00am - 5:00pm
Venue: San Diego State University Writers' Conference 2019 Address: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel 7450 Hazard Center Dr
San Diego, CA 92108
Notes: Whether your goal is direct feedback on your work from a top-tier agent or editor, or simply to elevate your craft and enjoy the camaraderie of a literary community, the SDSU Writers' Conference is for you. Enjoy three full days of breakout sessions in genre- and career-focused tracks, interactive events, an exciting lineup of literary luminaries, and networking opportunities galore. This event takes place from January 31, 2019 to February 2, 2019. Pub Site Co-Founder John Burke will be speaking at the SDSU Writers' Conference. John Burke is the vice president and COO of FSB Associates, a digital marketing firm specializing in books and authors. He has worked for a number of publishers including Crown, McGraw-Hill, Addison Wesley, and John Wiley & Sons. He left the position of sales director at Springer Publishing in 1996 to join FSB Associates to launch its website development efforts. Their first website — one of the first author sites on the web — was for Sue Grafton. Burke co-founded Pub Site in 2017 to offer an easy-to-use website builder for books and authors. Visit this link to learn more about the conference: https://bit.ly/2PBwBdj
Date: September 23, 2018
10:00am - 1:00pm
Venue: San Diego Writers, Ink Address: 2730 Historic Decatur Rd #202-204
San Diego, CA 92106
Notes: In this hands-on, in-person workshop, you will learn how to use Pub Site, the easy-to-use platform for building author websites. By the end of the 3-hour session, you will have built your website! You will learn what you should have on your website, how to add text, images and links, how to integrate social media and a mailing list into your site, how to add bookseller links, and even ecommerce. Learn about search engine optimization and meta tags. Join John and Fauzia Burke, founders of Pub Site, for an easy and educational workshop! $45 for members, $54 for non-members. <strong>Bring your own laptop</strong>.
Date: September 7, 2018
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Venue: San Diego Writers, Ink Address: 2730 Historic Decatur Rd #202-204
San Diego, CA 92106
Notes: Free Presentation: Author Websites Made Easy by John Burke Co-Founder of Pub Site. It’s indisputable: All authors and small publishers must have their own mobile-friendly, professional looking website. It is, by far, the most important element of your marketing strategy. John Burke will take you through design, content, interactivity and functionality options for creating a successful and easy to maintain website. John has over 20 years of experience building author and publisher websites, including sites for Sue Grafton, Tom Clancy and Jonathan Kellerman.