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Special FREE Webinar … 7 Things Your 2015 Ninja Publicity Plan

Special FREE Webinar … 7 Things Your 2015 Ninja Publicity Plan

Join us for a FREE Webinar on Wednesday, October 22 at 4 PM Mountain Time

You must know the 7 essential things that will let people in your target market see, hear, find, follow, study, recommend and eventually hire you. 
                      Reserve your Webinar seat now at:             https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/425739766
When someone comes to Joan Stewart, the Publicity Hound, with a publicity problem, it’s usually because 2 or 3 of these 7 critical elements are missing. You can’t cherry-pick which ones …

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Authors: Make Up Your Mind

Authors: Make Up Your Mind

Are you a procrastinator? Are you looking for the perfect phrase, word, idea? Are you stuck? Wouldn’t getting unstuck and moving forward be a fantastic goal. 

                       
Make a decision to go forward or eliminate vs. the one that you have practiced—to do nothing.
Moving from wannabe author to the real thing is totally possible this coming year. Moving from wannabe speaker to the …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of October 16

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of October 16

It’s Thursday at

Today
Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing will focus on Author Photos… as in casual images, book covers, promotion, website images, products, and training. Judith Briles has Rhonda Sheya is her guest—Learn tips and tricks on how to get your creativity juices salivating—Rhonda was behind the creative push in Disney Radio.. Tune in 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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Special Announcement if you are Marketing Your Book

Special Announcement if you are Marketing Your Book

I have a time sensitive gift for you.

This month, I’m joining 20 other book marketing experts (we have collectively sold millions of books) in an online event to share how we’d sell 1,000 books in 21 days, something most authors never do. 

Through Wed., Oct 15th (tomorrow!), Book Market Summit host Ryan Mendenhall of Author’s Catapult is letting my subscribers watch the entire first week of interviews (those that have come and gone) for f-r-e-e. 
After Wednesday you’ll need to …

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5 More Publishing Blunders to Avoid … Part II

5 More Publishing Blunders to Avoid … Part II

Publishing Blunders aren’t fun … as pointed out last week with the first 5 Publishing Blunders.
Last week, I identified the first 5 on my hit list of blunders: Not niching your market-get over that your book is for everyone–it’s not; not grasping that this thing called authoring and publishing is a business; using the wrong editors (sorry Mom); not creating a Author and Book GamePlan from the get-go;  and believing that your book will …

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Enter the Draft to Dream Book Publishing Competition

Enter the Draft to Dream Book Publishing Competition

HOT News for all authors and authors-to be!
Make your publishing dream come true
…with the Author U Draft to Dream Book Publishing Competition
 

Do you have your manuscript ready or almost there?
Is crossing the finishing line and having your book in print a goal?
Would you like expert publishing help for free?

As the premier authoring resource in the country, AuthorU.org creates community, education, guidance, vision and success for the serious author. It is a 501c6 non-profit membership organization. …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of October 09

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of October 09

It’s Thursday at

Today
Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing will focus on Author Photos… as in casual images, book covers, promotion, website images, products, and training. Judith Briles has Ashlee Bratton, the principal of Ashography as her guest—Learn tips and tricks on how to create a shot that has a twist and creates oohs and aahs from viewers along with the right “fire” to bring heat to your messages. Tune in at 6 Eastern, …

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Autumn Book Camp

Autumn Book Camp

 
If you want to be seriously successful with your book marketing, publicity, and social media placements, you can’t afford to miss Author U’s Autumn Book Camp. Set for Saturday, November 15th, it’s an all day event with lunch and your handouts. Be there … the Early Bird discounts end on Friday,October 10th. Here’s the link to register: http://bit.ly/AutumnBookCamp

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5 Blunders Guaranteed to Crush Your Publishing Efforts … Part I

5 Blunders Guaranteed to Crush Your Publishing Efforts … Part I

Everywhere you turn, there is info via the Internet , on the bookshelf,  via videos,  and certainly from workshops. Info that tells you want to do with your publishing efforts; what not to do.
You would think that any beginning author would start with a quick search on the Internet to begin their quest–a quest that would identify common snafus  and traps that newbie authors fall into. It would certainly reveal a plethora of information—how to do it; …

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Leave Me Alone … I just want to write my books …

Leave Me Alone … I just want to write my books …

Sometimes the best of an author’s plan goes kaput.
                    The question that should be asked: was it a plan, a real plan … or a fantasy … or a wish?                        

We authors are good at creating the “what ifs” during the germination of a book; during the writing of a book; during the production of a book; during the marketing of …

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