Topic: AuthorU Events

Authors and Virtual Assistants Are Like Peanut Butter and Jelly

Authors and Virtual Assistants Are Like Peanut Butter and Jelly

There isn’t author out there who doesn’t want more time in his or her day. Kelly Johnson will identify and demonstrate how in the Eagle session on May 1st at the Author U Extravaganza in Stage Right: It’s the Virtual Assistant … Add Time to Your Day Doing the Work You Love and Deal with the Overwhelm Factor.
Whether you just started your business or have been a business owner for years, chances are one of …

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WOWIE! Update for the Author U Extravaganza!

WOWIE!  Update for the Author U Extravaganza!

                                                     WOWZA … 
Below is the final Agenda for the Extravaganza. If you have already signed up, you know what’s coming your way. If you are still on the fence (why, we ask?!) … all Friday and Saturday registrants are welcome to attend the Publishing Strategy and Author Platform session from …

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Creating Author and Book Promo Alerts

Creating Author and Book Promo Alerts

Author Headlines: Be Smart … or Be Square

How many times have you noodled your lead or headline to trash it, over and over? It could be for a blog, an article, a speech … and gulp, your book. Don’t you wish the headline gods would drop in, give you your zinger, so you can write or finish what you are working on?
Or, have you gone blank and you just can’t get the promo piece together? …

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5 Simple Ways to Improve your Ranking on Google a la Guy Kawasaki …

5 Simple Ways to Improve your Ranking on Google a la Guy Kawasaki …

 
  Guy Kawasaki is the opening keynote on Friday am at the Extravaganza. All attendees will get a copy of APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur,  his latest book. As the former Chief Evangelist for Apple computer and author of multiple NY Times bestsellers, he knows books, authoring and publishing. Be there. If you are an author who wants to be serious successful … you will be at the Extravaganza. No excuses allowed.
Here’s his Five Simple Ways …

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6 Pillars to Build Your Author and Book Business Online Video

6 Pillars to Build Your Author and Book Business Online Video

 
Last year, Author U created it’s radio show, Your Guide to Book Publishing, that is available for downloads with the last five available for instant download on the Home page of www.AuthorU.org.  

This year, Author U is kicking it up. We will be videoing many of our workshops and presentations … and the Extravaganza. Those videos will be available for purchase to start your own Video Library. The first available comes from the rock star event …

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Authors: Are You Emotionally Driven or Intentionally Driven?

Authors: Are You Emotionally Driven or Intentionally Driven?

Emotions and Intentions. They affect us all when it comes to the book.

Sharing with a publishing colleague that I’m always amazed that authors wait until the last minute to sign up for things. “Pay more later for the same thing that I could have gotten for less sooner,” is their operating model. Or, “I just can’t make up my mind what I want to do, to be.” Or, “I don’t like to, don’t want, to …

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Author Smarts: Twitter Top Ten Tweets for March 7, 2013

Author Smarts: Twitter Top Ten Tweets for March 7, 2013

It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn’t give it up because by that time I was too famous. – Robert Benchley
 
      Today, Your Guide to Book Publishing with Judith Briles and Nicholas Taylor where the focus was on online marketing for books, especially fiction.  You can go to the Home page of http://www.AuthorU.org, scroll down and click on any of the past five show—just click and you are …

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Calling ALL AUTHORS …

Calling ALL AUTHORS …

 
Do you want to be successful! How about seriously successful?
 
The Dates it will happen:  May 2-4
What will make it happen: the 4th Annual Author U Extravaganza
Where will it happen: Denver, CO, Renaissance Denver Hotel
 
 Have you signed up for the Author U Extravaganza yet? Why not? Guy Kawasaki will be there; Penny Sansevieri will be there; Cevin Bryerman will be there; Georgia McCabe will be there; Daniel Hall will be there; Judith Briles will be there; …

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Do You Want Author and Book Success?

Do You Want Author and Book Success?

January is the month for planning and reflection. What worked last year, what didn’t? What do you, the author, what to accomplish this year? What will work … and what do you think won’t (meaning you avoid like the plague)? Is your book just birthing … and is it a little tired?
Is author and book success in your plan?

If you do, there are 4 things you want to do:
1  Pay attention to our radio show.  …

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December 20th Top Ten Twitter Tweets

December 20th Top Ten Twitter Tweets

Today is National Go Caroling Day … perfect for this time of the year.
 1    Book awards are in the book mix again. USA Book News offers paid up Author U members a $10 discount when entering book awards contest. Here’s the link to get yours: http://usabooknews.com/authoru.html 
 

 
2    Hurry and reserve your seat! Early Bird ends December 27th. Learn the 6 Must-Focus-On Areas to Build Readership, Increase Book Sales and Gain Exposure as an Author for …

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