Top 3 benefits of writing a SAS book

Many colleagues and customers at SAS Global Forum ask me, why I write books beside having a full-time job as SAS consultant and being lecturer at universities. Valid question. SUSTAINABILITY. I have been working in so many analysis projects in different domains and industries. Some of them were longer, others were […]

You, too, can have a book at SAS Global Forum 2015

You’re walking around the bookstore at SAS Global Forum, looking at the new books and upcoming titles. There are lots of titles that look helpful, and a couple that are on your must-have list. You see SAS users and students eagerly talking with the authors, treating them like rock stars. […]

Books, Technology, and Authors: Day 2 at Tools of Change Conference

Contributed by SAS Publishing's Sandy Varner, Julie M. Platt, Mary Beth Steinbach, and Shelly Goodin Tuesday, February 15 Sandy Varner Being at the O'Reilly Tools of Change conference allows me to step away from the day-to-day work at SAS Publishing and take the 20,000 foot perspective of the publishing industry. […]

Tools of Change Conference 2011: The Prequel

Contributed by Mary Beth Steinbach, SAS Press Managing Editor and Shelly Goodin Yesterday four of us from SAS Publishing flew into NY for the 2011 Tools of Change Conference (TOC). For the next two days we'll blog about our experience and striking book trends. (Plus, you can watch TOC keynote […]

What’s in It for You? 5 Reasons to Read SAS Publishing’s Blog

As the new editor of SAS Publishing’s blog, I’m a bit nervous about this first post. Besides following in the footsteps of former blog editor and new SAS Social Media Manager Kirsten Hamstra, I’m attending the Blogging Success Summit 2011 presented by some of the best bloggers in the business. […]

Taking care of my cats and book piracy…huh?

There are 93.6 million cats owned in the United States; 33% of all U.S. households have at least one cat. Book piracy on the Internet has reached epidemic proportions with more than nine million copyright-protected books illegally downloaded late last year and an anticipated 50% increase this year. I have […]

Covering Conferences: ENAR

Contributed by Chuck London, SAS Publishing Sales Representative I just returned from attending the 2010 ENAR Spring Meeting hosted at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel, home of the 2010 Super Bowl Champion Saints. From the moment I got on my connecting flight in Atlanta, you could tell that the […]

10 Lessons Learned about Integrating a Social Media Strategy

I am blogging from O'Reilly's Tools of Change Conference in New York City, where I will be co-presenting a case study today with my colleague Sean Gargan about the work we have done over the past year with social media. While working on our presentation, Sean and I realized that […]

An editor's wrap up

As the year comes to a close, you have no doubt seen by our many book promotions how busy all of us in SAS Press have been this year. For me personally, it has been a very productive and gratifying year to see three of my book projects become a […]

A Busy Year

My primary job with SAS Press is to acquire new books. I do this by talking to customers about their use of SAS…whether it’s on the phone, via email or during conferences and trade shows. There are many SAS customers, and many people interested in writing about their experience. Take […]