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 & Writing …
A recent reader of the Author U blog emailed about her strategy for marketing her book. She was an alumnus of a university with a few hundred thousand graduates and 15,000 current student body. Getting a review in the alumni magazine was her game plan. Assuming it was positive, that, she felt, would spread the “get this book” word.
Other forms of marketing would be bypassed. She didn’t want to put her time or energy into …
Book Publishing Savvy Today:
Do You Know Where Your Book Sales Come From?
Do You Know Where Your Clients Come From?
Do You Know Where Your ____ Comes From?
Having a marketing and sales background, it was drilled in that I had to follow my leads, track my leads and know where my business came from. Maybe. Maybe not … at least today. The Internet has changed a lot of the rules of yesterday … yesteryear. It’s …
Your Guide to Book Publishing: Everything You Wanted to Know about Publishing and Didn’t Know to Ask radio show is live on Thursday, January 5th on the Rock Star Network at 6 p.m. EST; 5 p.m CST; 4 p.m. MST; 3 p.m. PST. Plan on a fast paced magazine format. Participate live and download the podcast. Join Dr. Judith Briles and her guests: Book Marketing guru’s Penny Sansevieri and Brian Jud along with others for the …
Don’t you love it when authors actually take their own advice? Today, Author U has a special guest who will answer your questions about Book Blog Tours. Dana Lynn Smith has one put together for her latest book, Virtual Book Tour Magic. Her tour has been over the past two weeks.
Here’s why this book makes marketing sense for today’s author:
The author has a clear vision of her goal.
She responded immediately to any questions that I have …