Monthly Archives: June 2017

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of June 29, 2017

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of June 29, 2017

Today
Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing, host Dr. Judith Briles of The Book Shepherd digs into a variety of writing and publishing insights each show.
This week is all about how to create the perfect Author and/or Book One-Sheet to use for promo and positioning. Listen in live from the website or via iTunes.

Tune in for the LIVE show at 6 Eastern, 5 Central, 4 Mountain, 3 Pacific and for our out-of-the-country members and followers … …

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Hot Spit … Here’s a Great Solution to Creating Your Own Book Store

Hot Spit … Here’s a Great Solution to Creating Your Own Book Store

And, you can do it in minutes—I promise and be open within the day. How cool is that?
Let’s face it. Amazon has become a challenge this past month for many authors and publishers. It’s decided to goose up the sales of “third party” sellers, sometimes leaving we authors at the bottom of the option buying pile.
 
Last year, Ingram bought Aerio. Its software allows any individual or publishing sites to create stores, get opt-in customer relations, …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of June 22, 2017

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of June 22, 2017

Today
Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing, host Dr. Judith Briles of The Book Shepherd digs into a variety of writing and publishing insights each show.
This week is all about how to use LinkedIn to build your expertise and create your own group using some of the new tools LinkedIn makes available. Listen in live from the website or via iTunes.

Tune in for the LIVE show at 6 Eastern, 5 Central, 4 Mountain, 3 Pacific and …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of June 15, 2017

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of June 15, 2017

Today
Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing, host Dr. Judith Briles of The Book Shepherd digs into a variety of writing and publishing insights each show.
This week is all about how to get sponsors for your events, projects, books with expert, Linda Hollander. Listen in live from the website or via iTunes.

Tune in for the LIVE show at 6 Eastern, 5 Central, 4 Mountain, 3 Pacific and for our out-of-the-country members and followers … you are …

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Book Cover Re-Design- “Family or Pro”?

Book Cover Re-Design- “Family or Pro”?

This was sweet and so sensitive a topic as this Christian author came to me with a cover that her son done the illustration for. While he did a great job for a 16-year-old, it still has an amateur look to the book cover and had not been making any sales. She at first thought that maybe we could pick up on some of the elements or pieces of her sons’ illustration and while that would have been sweet …

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Authoring, Writing and Book Publishing Tips: Amazon Order Tips

Authoring, Writing and Book Publishing Tips: Amazon Order Tips

 Amazon Customer Care Tip: the phone # to call is 866-216-1072. It will direct you to an overseas contact. When I called for help on something for my Unplugged event, I hit two obstacles: 1-she was hard to understand with her accent; 2-there was so much background, it was difficult to hear anything. What to do? Just say you want a U.S. representative. You will be immediately routed back to the U.S. … clarity and …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of June 08, 2017

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of June 08, 2017

 

Today
Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing, host Dr. Judith Briles of The Book Shepherd digs into a variety of writing and publishing insights each show.
This week is all about working a crowd—any size crowd from a few to lots with tips to get book sales with the How to Work a Room expert, Susan RoAne. Listen in live from the website or via iTunes.

Tune in for the LIVE show at 6 Eastern, 5 Central, 4 …

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Book Cover Re-Design; Identify With Your Audience

Book Cover Re-Design; Identify With Your Audience

How does a Christian book cover depict a dream…the desire, longing, hope for a child?
That was my artistic challenge after Lorilyn Roberts asked me to redesign the book cover for “Children of Dreams.” First published in 2009, it is the true story of how God restored and fulfilled Lorilyn’ s dream of having children even after her husband abandoned her for his pregnant girlfriend.
My first step was to think of the readers. What kind of image would they identify with?
I know …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of June 01, 2017

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of June 01, 2017

DON’T FORGET … This Saturday, June 3rd is the LAST AuthorU Saturday Mornings gathering until October — the Extravaganza is in September. WHY SHOULD YOU BE THERE … or get the VIDEO? It’s all about the legal side—covering your tush; understanding copyrights and trademarks; contracts and so much more. Register HERE.

Today
Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing, host Dr. Judith Briles of The Book Shepherd digs into a variety of writing and publishing insights each …

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