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Author Solutions, Inc., Senior Vice President Keith Ogorek Joins Industry Leaders as a Gatekeepers Post Social Media Community Blogger

Author and Media Personality Jeff Rivera Creates Cross between Huffington Post and Publishers Weekly to Follow Dynamic Changes Underway in Publishing

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (Feb. 10, 2011)Author Solutions, Inc., the world leader in indie book publishing, announced Thursday that Keith Ogorek, ASI senior vice president of marketing and indie author, has been invited to contribute as a guest blogger on the Gatekeepers Post, which launched on Feb. 1 at midnight EST.

Developed by author and media personality Jeff Rivera, Gatekeepers Post is intended to serve as a forum for discussing the dynamic changes underway in publishing in a format Rivera describes as a cross between The Huffington Post and Publishers Weekly. The outlet is guided by an editorial advisory board that includes publishing executives, literary agents and media figures from prominent outlets like Gawker.tv and Writer’s Digest.

“I’m honored to join Jeff and this team of experts in contributing to this thought-leader blog,” said Ogorek. “Publishing is changing at such a rapid that a forum like Gatekeepers Post has the potential to become the go-to source for authors, executives, agents, publishers, marketers; anyone who’s part of radically changing publishing industry.”

Rivera said Gatekeepers Post will provide the latest in reviews, headline news, industry articles and op-ed pieces. Additionally, it will serve as a platform for presenting special events like virtual panel discussions and online conferences.

“The support of the industry has been overwhelming, and I’m proud of the high caliber of Gatekeepers and guest bloggers, like Keith, who’ll be joining us,” Rivera said.

To check out Gatekeepers Post, visit www.GatekeepersPost.com. For more information on Author Solutions, Inc. and its leadership of the indie publishing revolution, log on to www.authorsolutions.com

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About Author Solutions, Inc.

Author Solutions, Inc. (ASI) is owned by Bertram Capital and is the world leader in indie book publishing—the fastest-growing segment of publishing. ASI’s self-publishing brands—AuthorHouse, AuthorHouse UK, iUniverse, Trafford, Xlibris, and Wordclay—have helped more than 90,000 authors self-publish, promote, and bring to market nearly 140,000 new titles. Through strategic alliances with leading trade publishers, ASI is making it possible to develop new literary talent efficiently and provide authors a platform for bringing their books to market. Headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana, ASI also operates offices in Indianapolis. For more information, visit www.authorsolutions.com and follow us on Twitter @authorsolutions.