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Authoring, Writing and Book Publishing Tips for March 13, 2015

Authoring, Writing and Book Publishing Tips for March 13, 2015

 It’s always smart to see what Amazon is up to …
 
 Have you MatchBooked yet?A terrific boost for printed books, it combines print and eBook sales–buy the print book at whatever Amazon has the book at PLUS get the eBook from FREE to $2.99 …you decide the price. All you need to do is click on the box within your eBook account with Amazon and get on board … and start a marketing campaign shouting it …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of March 12

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of March 12

It’s Thursday at


Have you noticed the new posters for all the awesome speakers that will be present, sharing all and available to you during the three days of the Extravaganza in May? Daily, they are rolled out this month …
 
WOW … thanks to IngramSpark … the
has WIFI all 3 days … a Happy Dance for all attendees!
If you want to:

What’s hot at the #AuthorU Extravaganza on May 7-9 this year? HEATHER LUTZE is and …

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Revisiting Book Awards for Authors

Revisiting Book Awards for Authors

 
 Which book awards do authors enter? Do they matter?
Let’s start with the second question first.  Do they matter? The answer: sometimes. Depending upon the tenacity of the author/publisher in getting the word out about the book and the award, you could be wasting your money. Awards can be used to market your book, but it doesn’t happen by itself. You will be the primary promoter. Always.

 
Some of the more established awards—Parents Choice, Moonbeam, USA Book News, …

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Authoring, Writing and Book Publishing Tips March 6, 2015

Authoring, Writing and Book Publishing Tips March 6, 2015

 
 
Here’s three ideas and tips to noodle over this weekend …
1    Quick way to find quotes and create posters to Tweet and post to other social media platforms If you are looking for quotes, yet feeling “stuck”, here’s a resource that takes care of two things in one: quotes and a no-brainer tool (takes less than 15 seconds)—to use to convert them into a visual board that you can post anywhere. Think Google+, Facebook, Pinterest, …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of March 05

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of March 05

It’s Thursday at


TODAY is the last day for Early Bird pricing for Saturday meeting—you will become a Rock Star, Speedy Gonzales writer/author during this 3 hour program. On March 7th, it’s your writing pedal to the medal as your learn the insider tips and tricks to go from ZERO to 100 mph in your writing. It’s all about the awesome writing software, Scrivener. You don’t want to miss this! Only $20 for paid up members …

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An Evening with Jimmy Wayne Is NOT to be Missed on May 8th

An Evening with Jimmy Wayne Is NOT to be Missed on May 8th

HOT!  Jimmy Wayne is coming to the AuthorU Extravaganza to entertain and delight attendees on Friday evening.  A donation will be made to CASA, the National Court Appointed Special Advocate Association.  Jimmy Wayne is the national spokesperson.
His book, Walk to Beautiful, will be available to purchase onsite.
DON’T MISS: An Evening with Jimmy Wayne…
His Journey, His Book, His Music.
There are a limited number of EXTRA tickets available (only $60) for an Evening with Jimmy Wayne and Gourmet Dinner!  
If …

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Authoring, Writing and Book Publishing Tips for February 27, 2015

Authoring, Writing and Book Publishing Tips  for February 27, 2015

The weekend is here … here’s three items to goose your power as an author and indie publisher.
 
Validate Your Topic and Words
Are people interested in your topic … your area of expertise? Do a quick search to find out how many are using a key phrase that describes you and/or what your do and/or the topic of your book. It’s time for a key word search. Go to KeyWordSpy.com and see what the number is …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of February 26

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of February 26

It’s Thursday at


On March 7th, it’s your writing pedal to the metal as your learn the insider tips and tricks to go from ZERO to 100 mph in your writing. It’s all about the awesome writing software, Scrivener. You don’t want to miss this! Only $20 for paid up members and $30 for non-members. Get signed up this week—it will be HOT!

Have you checked out who’s speaking at the
 ??? Get registered before the next increase …

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Why I Didn’t Sign Up Yet for the AuthorU Extravaganza?

Why I Didn’t Sign Up Yet for the AuthorU Extravaganza?

 Why I Haven’t Sign Up Yet for the AuthorU Extravaganza … Stop the Book Insanity

 
Authors sometimes don’t want to hear what works in creating a successful book publishing effort—an effort that includes the creation, the marketing and the sales of a book … they would rather keep doing the same thing … the thing that has produced no results. Which is usually sitting on their tush. Or if they did try “something” and it didn’t work, that …

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Author, Writing and Publishing Tips & Ahas | AuthorU for February 20, 2015

Author, Writing and Publishing Tips & Ahas | AuthorU for February 20, 2015

The weekend is here … here’s three items to goose your power as an author and indie publisher.
 
Amazon and Google Findability Tip: Does your website or your book title pop up first in a Google search? Are you right at the top of the page or buried in stuff? Do you know that over 90 percent of searches never make it to page two on the search meter? How’s your Findability … as in your …

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