More By: Judith Briles

Heartbleed Chaos … What Authors Need to Do NOW

Heartbleed Chaos … What Authors Need to Do NOW

Heartbleed is tearing authors’ hearts apart … at least where it comes to Internet secured passwords. Not all your social media sites are affected, but many are. Don’t wait, you need to take action.

What does action mean? Change your passwords … this includes your regular channels like Pinterest, Facebook (but not LinkedIn and Twitter isn’t sure) … it includes some of the entertainment channels like Netflix (but not Hulu)… it includes email accounts like Gmail …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of April 17

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of April 17

14 days until the Extravaganza! Tic … Tic … Tic … 
 

Today

Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing will focus on crowdfunding for authors. Judith Briles will have Joan Stewart as her guest today—Joan will be speaking at the Extravaganza on a variety of quick and dirty blog tricks—don’t miss it. Tune in at 6 Eastern, 5 Central, 4 Mountain, 3 Pacific and for our out-of-the-country members and followers … you are going to have …

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Authors and Virtual Assistants Are Like Peanut Butter and Jelly

Authors and Virtual Assistants Are Like Peanut Butter and Jelly

There isn’t author out there who doesn’t want more time in his or her day. Kelly Johnson will identify and demonstrate how in the Eagle session on May 1st at the Author U Extravaganza in Stage Right: It’s the Virtual Assistant … Add Time to Your Day Doing the Work You Love and Deal with the Overwhelm Factor.
Whether you just started your business or have been a business owner for years, chances are one of …

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Nuggets for Newbies in Publishing at the Author U Extravaganza

Nuggets for Newbies in Publishing at the Author U Extravaganza

Get 10 Time & Money-Saving Tips for Authors Just Starting Out … it’s Nuggets for Newbie Time …
Through the eyes of the designer, what is routinely seen that authors miss in working with their books and a designer? Nick Zelinger, multiple award-wining book designer of NZ Graphics, will offer up his top tips for newbies.
Not only is Nick the lead singer for the Thin Ice band, a multi-award winning book designer, he’s an author …

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WOWIE! Update for the Author U Extravaganza!

WOWIE!  Update for the Author U Extravaganza!

                                                     WOWZA … 
Below is the final Agenda for the Extravaganza. If you have already signed up, you know what’s coming your way. If you are still on the fence (why, we ask?!) … all Friday and Saturday registrants are welcome to attend the Publishing Strategy and Author Platform session from …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of April 10,2014

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of April 10,2014

21 days until the Extravaganza! Tick … Tick … Tick … 

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Getting Inside Amazon’s “Head” with Your eBook Category

Getting Inside Amazon’s “Head” with Your eBook Category

Let’s face it, most authors scratch their heads when it comes to figuring out where they should be in the Amazon machine. Oh, they have a general idea … but how in the heck does one drill down into some of the odd-ball categories so frankly, they can own it. With the millions (yes millions) of books in the “e” world popping annual, claiming the top spot(s) in categories can push book sales.
Doing a …

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8 Lessons for Authors from the Shark Tank

8 Lessons for Authors from the Shark Tank

 I confess, I’m a devotee to ABC’s Shark Tank.

It gives a variety—and I mean HUGE variety of entrepreneurs at every stage the opportunity to pitch their company to five entrepreneurs who have been enormously successful in their individual endeavors—oh, you can rest assured that they have had some detours and potholes along the way.   If the pitch “hooks” them, the lucky, and very nervous budding entrepreneur gets a partner. The cost—part of his or her …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of April 03,2014

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of April 03,2014

If you think your book—be it fiction or nonfiction—just could be on film or TV, make sure you attend the Dinner and a Program next week.  

Today
Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing will focus on crowdfunding for authors. Judith Briles will have Dan Poynter as her guest today—Dan Will be speaking at the Extravaganza on the new “book marketing targets”—don’t miss it. Tune in at 6 Eastern, 5 Central, 4 Mountain, 3 Pacific and …

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Author U Welcomes USA Book News as Extravaganza Sponsor!

Author U Welcomes USA Book News as Extravaganza Sponsor!

Online Media Company, USA Book News, to Sponsor AuthorU Extravaganza in Denver Colorado, May 1-3. The AuthorU Extravaganza will include seminars and workshops on a wide variety of topics that are critical to the success of emerging authors and writers, as well as established authors seeking guidance through the changing world of contemporary book publishing.
The online media company, USA Book News, located in Los Angeles, California has become a sponsor for the three day, annual …

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