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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of October 20, 2016

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of October 20, 2016

Interested in getting your book into #1 bestseller status? We’ve got a Webinar in early November that will do just that. All details on our website under Events. It’s a freebie but you have to register to get the replay.
 

Make sure you are registering for November’s Saturday program with the ground-breaking in indie bookstores—the Tattered Cover insights and how-tos to work with them. Get signed up for a terrific program. Details on the website: www.AuthorU.org …

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Don’t Diss Product Placement for Your Book!

Don’t Diss Product Placement for Your Book!

This week’s guest blog is by Carolyn Howard-Johnson. Carolyn gave an excellent presentation at the Extravaganza on frugal book marketing for little bucks.
A couple years ago I was answering questions for an online interview to promote the Southern Utah Book Expo I would soon be presenting at. Because I am from Utah, my high school newspaper and yearbook became a topic of discussion when mentioned that getting sponsorship ads for those things was as vital …

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Author Writing, Book Marketing, Publishing Tips

Author Writing, Book Marketing, Publishing Tips

 
Is Audio in the AIR for you and your book. If it isn’t, start re-noodling your thinking. Right now, audio books exceed one BILLION in sales .. that’s a lot of listening and re-listening. Think libraries; drive trips; anyone working out; taking a long walk; or even just a quiet afternoon in the garden. Your reach is unlimited–are you taking advantage of it.

1. Before you start down audio-land, it’s wise to consult with someone who …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of October 13, 2016

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of October 13, 2016

 

Interested in getting your book and stories in front of Hollywood? We’ve got a Webinar next week that will get your thinking and planning. All details on our website under Events. It’s a freebie but you have to register to get the replay.
 
Make sure you are registering for November’s Saturday program with the ground-breaking in indie bookstores—the Tattered Cover insights and how-tos to work with them. Get signed up for a terrific program. Details on …

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3 Days to Decide–Be in the Authors’ Tea

3 Days to Decide–Be in the Authors’ Tea

Happy Fall to All! … are you interested in being featured at the Author’s Tea on Saturday afternoon, Oct 29th?
 
There are only 3 spots left … and you have until Thursday to say “I’m in …” eMail Judith@Briles.com
The Annual Authors’ Fall Holiday Tea will be held on: Saturday, October 29th   from 1 – 4 p.m.
Author Julie Griffin has offered to host the event again in her beautiful home in Aurora just off of Parker Road and …

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Author Writing, Book Marketing, Publishing Tips

Author Writing, Book Marketing, Publishing Tips

 
Twitter has long been a personal favorite of The Book Shepherds for reaching out and connecting with “like” … as in authors and writers. It’s quick and short, which is my personal style.

In that matter, here are several Twitter type tips for your weekend:

If your readers are outside of the ideal times, ignore them and post where and when they will see it.

Tweets last 15 seconds to many minutes depending on Follower’s followers. Suggest you post …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of October 06, 2016

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of October 06, 2016

Make sure you are registered for November’s Saturday program with the ground-breaking in indie bookstores—the TatteredCover insights and how tos to work with them. Get signed up for a terrific program. Details on the website: www.AuthorU.org under Events.

 
 

 

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. With her will be Heather Lutze, author of Marketing Espionage and Thumbonomics. …

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Get Ready to Rock Your Book Sales

Get Ready to Rock Your Book Sales

Summer is gone. Fall is here, which kicks off a variety of “hot” sale opportunities to coattail on. From Columbus Day to Halloween to Black whatever to Thanksgiving to Hanukkah to Christmas to fill in the ________. Before you think about the ice and cold of winter, how about heating up your book? What atmosphere you can you create around your book? A previous book? A forthcoming book? In other words … as 2016 winds …

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Authoring, Writing and Book Publishing Tips

Authoring, Writing and Book Publishing Tips

 
 Here are three ahas for you to noodle over:
1 No one will come to your book reading/signing unless you are already famous. Contrary to popular belief, book readings have the lowest return for book sales … the average is four to six books. That’s not much return for a few hours of your time. You need to drive your fans and friends to every book signing if you are going to do them. It’s the celebs …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of September 29, 2016

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of September 29, 2016

 

you get to say more about what’s happening! Rolling out NOW: photos, videos, GIFs, polls, and Quote Tweets no longer count toward your 140 characters. Love this!
 

Make sure you are registered for Saturday’s excellent AuthorU program on October 1st—either in person or get the video the following week. Anne Randolph who just completed her Amazon book launch, nailing #1 at all categories both in the U.S. and International and Pat Williams who is on one …

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