Topic: AuthorU Events

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 …

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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 …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets for Week ending August 23rd

Top Ten Twitter Tweets for Week ending August 23rd

It’s National Friendship Week … reach out and let someone you care for know that you are thinking of them.        
                
 
Tweets are faster than a speeding bird …
below are Author U’s Top Ten Tweets from the past week that you may have missed …
 
Success & Resources
6 Things Social Media Can’t Do For You http://ow.ly/cRFsg  
Amazon & Book Ownership. Who owns your book review? http://t.co/wkrHoSLh
How to Increase Your Book’s Amazon Rank  http://t.co/IZHx9GJr
Authoring & …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of the Week for Authors

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of the Week for Authors

Batman makes an appearance in Aurora, CO …
Christian Bale went room to room, visiting the many victims of the theater shooting to their surprise and delight. This is the smart thing for Bale and 20th Century Fox to do/support.  And Warner Bros. will be making a substantial donation to the charities that support the victims of the shooting.  As the savvy author you are … you’ve noticed that much of the planned publicity for the …

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The Top Ten Twitter Tweets of the Week …

The Top Ten Twitter Tweets of the Week …

Did you know that it’s Share a Sunset with Your Lover Month? … how fabulous is that!
… definitely don’t forget to attend the Author U-Tattered Cover event on Monday evening, July 23rd …  http://authoru.org/tattered-cover.html
ALL profits go to support the fire-fighting efforts that so devastated major areas of Colorado in June and July. Come and out and let your educational/investment in your book dollars count. Tell your friends!

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Tweets are faster than a speeding bird … below are Author U’s Top Ten Tweets from the past week that you may have missed …

Tweets are faster than a speeding bird … below are Author U’s Top Ten Tweets from the past week that you may have missed …

July is Smokin’ Hot all over … If you are in Colorado and new to authoring and publishing, don’t forget to register for the August 18th Is There a Book In YOU?  half-day program designed for the Eaglet—the newbie—to the authoring and publishing worlds. It’s only $47 and includes breakfast, workbook and a copy of Judith Briles’ book, Show Me About Book Publishing ($20 value). Early bird deadline is July 31st. Register at: http://authoru.org/is-there-a-book-in-you.html
And definitely …

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Book Publishing Is a Business

Book Publishing Is a Business

The Business of Publishing … Yes It Is!
When John Kremer, Rick Frishman and Judith Briles published Show Me About Book Publishing, they shared a story about Sally. Sally wanted to open a Sewing Shoppe. Her objective was to be successful.
What if you were Sally and wanted to open Sally’s Sewing Shoppe? Wouldn’t it make sense that you knew about sewing? About the machine and how it works? Maybe inkling about fabric types? How about …

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Stop the Book Insanity … Or Why I Don’t Want to Market My Book

Stop the Book Insanity … Or Why I Don’t Want to Market My Book

Stop the Book Insanity …
Authors sometimes don’t want to hear what works in creating a successful book campaign—campaigns that include 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 they then choose to sit on their tush because …

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