Topic: social media

Author Writing, Book Marketing, Publishing Tips

Author Writing, Book Marketing, Publishing Tips

 
Twitter has long been a personal favorite of The Book Shepherds for reaching out and connecting with “like” … as in authors and writers. It’s quick and short, which is my personal style.

In that matter, here are several Twitter type tips for your weekend:

If your readers are outside of the ideal times, ignore them and post where and when they will see it.

Tweets last 15 seconds to many minutes depending on Follower’s followers. Suggest you post …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of April 07, 2016

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of  April 07, 2016

Today
Author U –Your Guide to Book Publishing, host Dr. Judith Briles of The Book Shepherd digs into a variety of writing and publishing insights each show. Today she will focus on Building Your Community and Making Money! With Stephanie Chandler, CEO of the Nonfiction Author Assn—it will be another fast hour.   Tune in at 6 Eastern, 5 Central, 4 Mountain, 3 Pacific and for our out-of-the-country members and followers … you are going …

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Hot Tips for Authors at AuthorU’s Social Media BookCamp October 3rd

Hot Tips for Authors at AuthorU’s Social Media BookCamp October 3rd

The AuthorU BookCamp last Saturday on Social Media for the Real Word Exposed was an eye-opener for many who attended … a good eye-opener. The goal was to learn it, use it and still have a life.
Melody Jones of Social Media Management Systems structured the day around reasonable and doable social media strategies, including livestreaming and great ideas in creating quick videos.
Beginning with the “pain point” … all were asked to ID what pain pains they …

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4 Reasons Why Social Media Must Be In Your Book Marketing Plans

4 Reasons Why Social Media Must Be In Your Book Marketing Plans

Here’s a quick question for all authors: Do you think that the world … your book buyer will find you by putting the topic you write about in any search engine and you pop up at the top of the list? Think again.  A better question is to ask: Do you  think that you can tackle book and author presence without social media? Don’t be a delusional author. Social media must be in your book marketing plans …

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EARLY BIRD ENDS TODAY for October BookCamp

EARLY BIRD ENDS TODAY for October BookCamp

 You don’t want to miss being at the Social Media Extravaganza next month.
Get registered today.
 

 
Social Media for the Real World Exposed
How Authors Can Learn It, Use It, and Still Have a Life ATTEND ONLY IF YOU WANT TO BE A ROCK STAR in connecting with MEDIA, FANS, the WORLD!   EARLY BIRD ENDS TODAY
Does social media overwhelm you? Having trouble getting started or keeping going? Not sure what platform to use or what to write …

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Best Times for Authors to Post to Social Media

Best Times for Authors to Post to Social Media

Posting Best Times for Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest
 
For social media and social media posting, the key question is: What is the best time to post to social media? The answer: know your target audience and know your time zones. Adjust accordingly.
While the optimal time to update your Twitter or Google+ is included per a variety of resources, your audience may have a different optimal time. It means you need to know—one of the …

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Authoring, Writing and Book Publishing Tips

Authoring, Writing and Book Publishing Tips

This weekend is huge for authors and writers in America … it’s our 4th of July … and day that each of us should be kicking up our heels in a happy dance for the simple and massive fact that we have the ability to think; to write; to publish our words. I’ve included two LinkedIn ahas as Tips today … and let’s all tip our real and imaginary hats to those who made it …

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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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