Topic: Book Marketing

Will Your Book Get the Book Award Boot?

Will Your Book Get the Book Award Boot?

End of Summer and Fall kick off the Book Award submission season. Will the author be honored for his or her words and book? Or will the Book Boot be felt? The question every author needs to ask is, “Did I do the best job in writing, in presenting, in connecting with my crowd—the people who need, want my words?” In other words, “Did I rush to publish?”

Working with authors every day, there are routine hiccups that …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of August 14

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of August 14

It’s Thursday at 


Today
Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing will focus on a variety for common hiccups that new authors get into. Her guest is Rebecca Finkel the CEO of F + P Design, a multi-award winning book design company. Last week, Judith and Victoria Sutherland and her team deep-dove into Book Reviews, what they look for and how to get attention for your book—you don’t want to miss this one! It’s up on …

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Author Webinar: How to Generate Story Ideas for Your Book Publicity Campaign

Author Webinar: How to Generate Story Ideas for Your Book Publicity Campaign

Your book is done. And you’re exhausted.
Now it’s time to launch your publicity campaign and continue full speed ahead. But there’s no gasoline left in your tank. You are pooped. How would you like a FREE webinar this week to get you on track or back to it?
Register here now for Wednesday at 6 p.m. Eastern: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/878195246

Here’s your answer: The Publicity Hound to the rescue! Joan Stewart will give you ideas galore on how …

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Marketing Your Book: Do You Quack About Your Book … or Just Peep Here and There?

Marketing Your Book: Do You Quack About Your Book … or Just Peep Here and There?

Do You Quack About Your Book … or Just Peep Here and There?

When the year began to unfold, many authors who entered their books in award competitions got good  news—their books were award winners.  Author U has gotten notification of several members who have earned recognition from book awards, with the latest being the National Indie Excellence Awards.  Congratulations to Members who picked up a variety of awards and honors:
Judith Briles – Author YOU: Creating and …

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One-Track Marketing Doesn’t Create an Author Tipping Point

One-Track Marketing Doesn’t Create an Author Tipping Point

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, she felt, it would  be all she needed to spread the “get this book” word.
Other forms of marketing would be bypassed. She didn’t want to put …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of July 31

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of July 31

It’s Thursday at 


Do you want endorsements and blurbs for your book? There’s a special webinar at 6 pm Eastern TODAY … Register and listen or to listen later when the down load is read: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/704851870
Today
Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing will focus on a variety fo common hiccups that new authors get into. Her guest is D’vorah Lanksky, who will set up the strategies for a virtual blog tour for book marketing. Last week, …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of July 24

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of July 24

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Wow… looking forward to the member and family BBQ this weekend… it’s a freebie! If you are in CO, make sure you come! We are debuting the twice monthly FREE webinar series for members only next month…watch for the entire schedule to be posted on the website through December soon. 
Today
Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing will focus on a variety of common hiccups that new authors get into. Her guest is …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of July 10

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of July 10

It’s Thursday at


It’s summertime … and the July-August issue of TheAuthor Resource will be out next week.  There is aTech Tool Box on Pinterest this coming week (remote members can attend via Skype), a Salon on turning limp copy into eye-catching grabbers and don’t forget,if you are in CO, there’s a BBQ on the 26th.

Today
Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing will focus on a variety for common hiccups that new authors get into. …

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Is There an Author (in) U?

Is There an Author (in) U?

One reason I am asking if there is an author in you, is that I am finally embracing the author in me. I’ve also always been passionate about helping content creators create and market successfully. As such, I am excited to share a great gem I recently found with you.

Do you have an idea for a book?
Are you writing a book?
Are you getting ready to publish?
Or are you actively marketing your book?

If any of these …

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