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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of November 24, 2016

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of November 24, 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. Today, it’s loaded with awesome author online tools and tidbits with Kelly Johnson, the Author’s Virtual Assistant.
Last week, Judith explored the latest and greatest on creating Twitter Power for your social media platform. You learn step-by-step how she created over 40,000 Twitter followers on one stream and another 27,000 …

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Thanksgiving for Authors

Thanksgiving for Authors

This week is a favorite—little on the agenda—oh there’s football, family, and food. For me, I also dive into Macy’s Parade for the kid is me and the National Day Show, wondering “which one” will get the grand prize—I don’t own a dog now, but I love those sassy pooches as they parade around.

I’m grateful for the freedom we all have and often too assume .. Let AuthorU start with a thank you—we are grateful …

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Authoring, Writing and Book Publishing Tips

Authoring, Writing and Book Publishing Tips

 
 Facts for a weekend for you to noodle on:
1 Authors need traditional publishing less and less. Oh my, that hurts, but it’s the truth. With all the resources available to new and old authors, the question has to be asked: do we need you? With all the resources like IngramSpark, great blogs that we put out on both The Book Shepherd and AuthorU sites plus the zillions of others, the information is readily available to write, create and publish a book. …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of November 17, 2016

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of November 17, 2016

 

This has been an amazing year of change—whether it’s politics, health, relationships or publishing … change is a “deck the halls” theme for the year. And, it’s usually a good thing. As an author, you stretch to learn, to pivot, to transition. Scary and stressful sometimes … but exciting. Ae you stuck in the rut? Or are you ready for stimulation and growth? 

Did you listen in to the ‘hot’ webinar we did yesterday on how …

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Tattered Cover Bookstore Partners with AuthorU

Tattered Cover Bookstore Partners with AuthorU

In a packed room at the Saturday Morning AuthorU meeting, the new owner of the Tattered Cover Bookstore, Len Vlahos, gave an inspiring and information presentation to local authors at the November gathering of AuthorU members.

A new program for local authors is in the works with Matilde Marrero-VanFleet leading the way and serving as the contact for local authors. Once the Tattered Cover has their new computer system in place, the Local Author Program details …

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Authoring, Writing and Book Publishing Tips

Authoring, Writing and Book Publishing Tips

 
 Don’t miss out on your LinkedIn profile … publish in addition!
Let people know within the LinkedIn community that you have content to share. Lots of it. Take your blogs–tweak them a bit and drop them into your Home page as a “post” … you are now published on LinkedIn! Let those know what your write about when they visit your Profile page – it’s connected.
 
Connecting with the AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing radio show … …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of November 10, 2016

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of November 10, 2016

Tis a time to ponder a bit … The leaves are gone …  the Election is over … and WINTER is coming fast. What are you doing to get ready for a soaring next year? What are you stocking up on? … What are you letting go of?  

 

 Interested in getting your book into #1 bestseller status on Amazon? Join the Webinar November 16th to learn How to Create a #1 International Bestseller in 10 Steps. …

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Book Review Secrets — What to Do and Not to Do in Getting Them Today

Book Review Secrets — What to Do and Not to Do in Getting Them Today

In the U.S., over 70% of books are sold through the Amazon channels. Book reviews are considered “essential” to have, yet Amazon has taken an aggressive posture in removing many that are posted: many from legitimate book buyers/owners and some from phony “reviewers”.

What happens when a posted book review has been zapped by the Amazon bots (or many); is there a path to getting reviews that stick; are perplexed about which type of reviews to seek …

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Authoring, Writing and Book Publishing Tips

Authoring, Writing and Book Publishing Tips

 
 
 Three quick tips to enhance your blog clout and you that popped from the recent jammed paced webinar that Joel Friedlander, Joan Stewart, Amy Collins, Kelly Johnson and Judith Briles did.
 

1. Don’t make your blog’s “About” page about you. It’s about what you are bringing to the reader. “You” are the carrier … take care of that in your signature at the end of each blog.
2. Include a “call to action” with every blog post. …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of November 03, 2016

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of November 03, 2016

This weekend … learn the latest tips and tricks in getting your book into bookstores and working with them … at the November AuthorU meeting… get registered.

Interested in getting your book into #1 bestseller status? Join the Webinar November 16th  to learn How to Create a #1 International Bestseller in 10 Steps. Anne Randolph joins Judith for an eye-open and book selling event.  All details on our website under Events. Here’s the link to register: …

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