More By: Judith Briles

Author Writing, Book Marketing, Publishing Tips February 05

Author Writing, Book Marketing, Publishing Tips February 05

Your Book and Author Success Is Just a Listen Away … and a HUGE part of your success is directly related to your investment. Yes, money is needed in most cases. And so is YOUR TIME. Weekly, The Book Shepherd Judith Briles and AuthorU create a podcast that is peppered with tips, tricks, insiders ahas and strategies to leapfrog you over other authors.

Their question for you is: Are you investing in your time – it’s …

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Early Bird ends in 2 days for How to Get Book Reviews

Early Bird ends in 2 days for How to Get Book Reviews

 Would you like to SELL more books? Would you like to get BOOK REVIEWS that buyers read and THAT COUNT?
EARLY BIRD Registration ends Sunday. REGISTER: http://bit.ly/AUSatMornings

On Saturday, February 6th, you will:

Come learn from the Experts who have been reviewing books for years and have partnered with national outlets to create more visibility for books.

 Learn which reviews count and which don’t and how to pursue them.

Connect with other AuthorU members.

Get your questions answered and discover answers …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of February 04, 2016

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of  February 04, 2016

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. During December, she will focus on strategies to kickstart your publishing success … or reboot it. Today her guest is  Lisa Trank and the topic is Creating Kickass Author Platforms … includes content maketing and intergrating what you do across social media. With 20 plus years of experience …

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Soar Your Author Success with AuthorU’s Weekly Podcasts  

Soar Your Author Success with AuthorU’s Weekly Podcasts   

Within AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing, you will discover a myriad of tips, tricks, how-tos that will leap your book, author and publishing success factors significantly. Each show is fresh and topical–52 of them a year—information that authors at all stages of publishing are seeking. Whether it’s creation, production, or marketing strategies—you will discover and learn what the latest is to support your success.

 Have you subscribed to the weekly AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing radio …

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Author Writing, Book Marketing, Publishing Tips January 29

Author Writing, Book Marketing, Publishing Tips January 29

Blogging is an essential element in your social media outreach. The first quarter of the year is always a good time to kick off ideas to regenerate or just goose you to update what you are doing in the blog world.

Here is a quick 6 step formula to rock your blogs:
1.  Have a central idea or concept that you want to jump on.
Ideas are everywhere—sometimes even standing in line at the grocery story or observing fellow …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of January 28, 2016

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of  January 28, 2016

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. During December, she will focus on strategies to kickstart your publishing success … or reboot it. Today her guest is  Anne Randolph and the topic is Write Raw …Write HOT! … no matter if you are a ficition or nonficition, author, writing hot is critical to grab your reader …

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Author Power: The Secret to Author SMARTs Is Being DUMB

Author Power:  The Secret to Author SMARTs Is Being DUMB

To Become a MASTER … Authors Begin the Journey as a DUMMY
Are you dumb? Sheep on Dunce Hat
 
Throughout the year, my favorite Geek Girl, Kelly Johnson and I create a mini intensive on a specific topic … the goal is always to talk our small enclave of dummies to ace users over a three hour period of time. In the three years, we have delivered Tech Tool Boxes for the AuthorU community, the transition never …

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Author Writing, Book Marketing, Publishing Tips January 22

Author Writing, Book Marketing, Publishing Tips January 22

Two tools for you to consider …
 

Find profitable keywords – Meet Long Tail Pro
How would you like to nail down the ideal phrase and words to use in all your posts and blogs? TO be able to know what your competitors are using that might give them the leading edge? How would you like to know what key words and phrases your ideal buyer is using in Google searches? Long Tail Pro just may create …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of January 21, 2016

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of  January 21, 2016

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. During December, she will focus on strategies to kickstart your publishing success … or reboot it. Today her guest is  Beth Hayden and the topic is book marketing using your Blog and Pinterest—did you know that both are “hot” for moving your books? Beth is an online marketing …

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Tangled Web They Weave Time with Publishing Scammers

Tangled Web They Weave Time with Publishing Scammers

Oh … the surprises that get buried within the Holiday merriment. Here’s what happened in Predatorland on December 31, 2015:
“Penguin Random House has sold its Author Solutions division to an affiliate of the Najafi Companies, a private investment firm that at one point owned Bookspan and made an offer to buy several hundred Borders outlets after the chain filed for Chapter 11”was spotted in a Publishers Weekly blurb.

Their three year affair (Penguin Random Book’s 2012 …

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