Anne-Marie Concepción

Anne-Marie “Her Geekness” Concepción is a digital publishing expert. She owns Chicago-based Seneca Design & Training (, a cross-media publication and production design studio. She and her design and development team provide artisanal digital publishing services to authors and publishing houses, crafting eBooks and tablet apps from client-supplied content. As one of the nation’s premiere independent Adobe Certified Instructors, she teaches hands-on classes at client sites and conferences around the world and consults with publishers to make a smooth transition to the latest software and workflows. Her recent clients include the American Bar Association, Harvard Magazine, World Book Publishing, Discover magazine, Penn State University, Kaiser Permanente, Johnson Publishing, the Mayo Clinic, Macmillan Publishing, and Northwestern University Press.

Anne-Marie is the co-host of, “The World’s #1 Resource for All Things InDesign,” which she and partner David Blatner founded in 2006. She co-hosts their blog, podcast, and videocast, and co-produces their annual Print + ePublishing Conference (aka PEPCON, attended by over 400 publishing professionals from around the world. Under their company umbrella of Publishing Secrets, Inc., she and David also publish InDesign Magazine (, and related industry portals,,, and

Besides her books and magazine articles, Anne-Marie enjoys developing and recording hands-on video tutorials for, the creative industry’s most widely respected provider of online video training. She’s recorded over twenty titles, including InDesign to EPUB, Kindle, and the iPad; InDesign CS6 New Features; Acrobat X Essential Training; Twitter for Business; and InDesign and InCopy Collaborative Workflows.

You can follow Anne-Marie on Twitter at @amarie and on Facebook at