Topic: social media

Google Smackdown Coming-Is Your Website Mobile Friendly?

Google Smackdown Coming-Is Your Website Mobile Friendly?

Jeeze Louise … you work hard to create a website, make it user friendly, add content so there is no stagnate factor and now Google is doing the Google Dance again. And it’s all about your cell phone–that mobile device that goes with you everywhere.
Yes, we know that people are all over their mobile devices. They talk to other people with them; they play with them; they eat with them; some even sleep with them.

Now …

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3 Blog Ideas for Authors to Kickstart the Week

3 Blog Ideas for Authors to Kickstart the Week

Two weeks ago, I listened in on the webinar that Joan Stewart and Joel Friedlander delivered on how to create a blog and how to provide content for a blog. They’ve even created a template package to goose you and your blogging endeavors–get info on it HERE.
Outside of your core website, having a blog where you practice the 3 C’s:  Content, Consistency and Commitment is elementary and essential in your author presence.
I’m the first to admit it… doing …

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Is Your #Blog Stuck? Unstick It … Starting Now!

Is Your #Blog Stuck? Unstick It … Starting Now!

Are you having one of those days? Can’t think of a thing … not a single thing … to blog about? Ideas just don’t gel. The words are stuck. Your creativity spark is on dim. Your fingers can’t move. Are you thinking:
Help! My Blog Has Fallen and It Can’t Get Up!
Is that your problem dear author? Would you like 52 plus blog ideas … one for each week for the next year … and maybe, …

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#Hashtags … Oh My … They Are Everywhere!

#Hashtags … Oh My … They Are Everywhere!

You can’t avoid them. They are on your TV. They are in press releases. They are used in radio discussions, ads, even billboards. Blogs are loaded with them, not to mention LinkedIn, Google+, Facebook and of course, bows to Twitter for goosing us all to start using them.

Why are hashtags so hot? It’s all about social media … that phrase that is now ingrained in our thoughts and tongues: search engines. Those little devils love hashtags …

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The Author Glaze Factor

The Author Glaze Factor

The deer in the headlights look is common when authors hear the phrase “social media marketing.”  When the glaze factor settles in, the heels dig in and resistance oozes from every pore.

I know that resistance—I resisted it too. The last thing I needed on my plate was something that could literally suck hours of my time each day. That was then; this is now. One of the first things I need on my plate is …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of October 30

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of October 30

It’s Thursday at

Today
Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing will focus on Author Photos… as in casual images, book covers, promotion, website images, products, and training. Judith Briles has Aliza Sherman as her guest—they will be deep diving into the latest in social media management for authors—Aliza is the author of Social Media Management for Dummies.Tune in at 6 Eastern, 5 Central, 4 Mountain, 3 Pacific and for our out-of-the-country members and followers … …

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Get ready for the Author U Circles Member Only Coaching

Get ready for the Author U Circles Member Only Coaching

Author U Circles Are Here!***
We launched Author U Circles at our last live event in Colorado in October, and they were tremendously successful. As in we had to stop the chatter! Now we are bringing them online via your phone, anywhere you are as an Author U member benefit.  The Author U Circles are exclusively for paid up AuthorU.org members—no guests allowed. Not a member? … join here: AuthorU.org
 
What’s the value? … Priceless!
✓ How about not paying for …

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Authors … What’s in Your Vision Wallet?

Authors … What’s in Your Vision Wallet?

When someone asks you—anyone—what’s the Vision for your Book, and for you the Author, what do you say? Do you stammer and stutter? Do you feel like you project the “deer in the highlight” gaze? Or are you direct and succinct?

For the visionary founder of Virgin, Richard Branson, he’s been an entrepreneur from the get-go. Virgin was seeded when he was 20 years old—since then; he’s created an empire that includes eight separate billion-dollar companies …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of August 21

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of August 21

It’s Thursday at

Today
Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing will focus on a variety fo common hiccups that new authors get into. Her guest is Kari May, President of the Colorado Library Association—books and libraries go hand-in-hand, you will learn all the inside tips of getting yours there. Last week, Judith and Rebecca Finkel deep-dove into all things in book designing, what they look for and how to get attention for your book—you don’t want …

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Insider Ninja Tricks for Authors & Social Media

Insider Ninja Tricks for Authors & Social Media

 

How would you like insider tricks for finding the right crowd … your crowd … on social media? Think of them as Ninja Tricks for Authors!
You can on this Wednesday, August 20th at 6 p.m. EDT. register now for the FREE webinar–space will be limited … Register NOW!  
 
 

if you can’t define who your book is for, it’s really for nobody. Too often, authors make the mistake of thinking their books will appeal to almost “anyone” or “everyone.” …

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