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Ka-Ching for Authors at the Author U Extravaganza with Joel Comm

Ka-Ching for Authors at the Author U Extravaganza with Joel Comm

Oh my … 9 days and counting to the Author U Extravaganza … tic, tic, tic. Do you have two minutes? Here’s what’s happening in 9 days for authors … 

Just how good are you at monetizing YOU and YOUR BOOK? If you are like the great majority of authors, not so hot … in fact, fairly miserable.
10 days  to go … Why come to the Author U Extravaganza? … let Joel Comm, social media guru and speaker at …

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Getting Inside Amazon’s “Head” with Your eBook Category

Getting Inside Amazon’s “Head” with Your eBook Category

Let’s face it, most authors scratch their heads when it comes to figuring out where they should be in the Amazon machine. Oh, they have a general idea … but how in the heck does one drill down into some of the odd-ball categories so frankly, they can own it. With the millions (yes millions) of books in the “e” world popping annual, claiming the top spot(s) in categories can push book sales.
Doing a …

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Is Your 30 Second Book Elevator Pitch … Perfect?

Is Your 30 Second Book Elevator Pitch … Perfect?

One of the critical marketing elements that every author needs is a 30 SECOND ELEVATOR PITCH … yet few do. Stumbling and bumbling along, authors ignore that the creation of who/what the book is about in a quick few sentences can make, and certainly break, a book sale.
At the Author U Extravaganza May 1-3 in Denver, CO, multi-award winning author Mary Jo Fay will walk authors step-by-step through the process of creation. In just …

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Is There a Book Award in You? Deadlines this Month …

Is There a Book Award in You? Deadlines this Month …

Book Awards … add to your professional credibility and are an excellent marketing tool.
They can be used as part of your branding, on your business cards, on your website, on your individual book pages on the website, within your email signatures. Think book. Think visual. Think marketing. Think how this one item can nudge you a bit and beyond many other authors in the mix.
Here’s what’s open right now and merit you and your book’s attention–what’s …

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Top 10 Twitter Tweets February 27,2014

Top 10 Twitter Tweets February 27,2014

Prices increased for Extravaganza registration on March 1st.  You have until February 28th to get the Thursday Deep Dive Workshop FREE with Friday and Saturday registration. All info is up—check out the website under Events for the Extravaganza at a Glance.  
You have 8 days to take advantage of this and it’s GONE as a freebie.

Today, Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing will focus on crowdfunding for authors.. Judith Briles will focus on …

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Steps to Create the Monument Author Platform

Steps to Create the Monument Author Platform

Authors get confused. Just what is this thing called a Platform? And why do they need one? Both good questions that deserve answers.
Let’s start with the first … What’s a Platform? … with the beginning of the Oscar® nominated movie, Monument Men with the main stars being George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, Cate Blanchett, John Goodman, Jean Dujardin, Bob Balaban, and Hugh Bonneville. The movie is based on The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets for the Week, February 20, 2014

Top Ten Twitter Tweets for the Week, February 20, 2014

Prices increased for Extravaganza registration on February 1st.  You have until February 28th to get the Thursday Deep Dive Workshop FREE with Friday and Saturday registration. All info is up—check out the website under Events for the Extravaganza at a Glance. 
You have 8 days to take advantage of this and it’s GONE as a freebie.

                Today
Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing will focus on crowd-funding for …

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The Clock is Ticking … How to Successfully Publish and Thrive as an Author

The Clock is Ticking … How to Successfully Publish and Thrive as an Author

 Over 3 jammed-packed days in Denver, CO you will be working with amazing book marketing strategists, publicists, Internet gurus … all done in an intense workshop environment, that is comfortable and includes your food … The Author U Extravaganza.  The clock is ticketing and running out for any discounting. During the month of February, all registrants will get the Thursday Deep Dive Dinner Workshop with Penny Sansevieri  FREE. Here’s what’s happening and why you should …

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How Does Your Author or Writer Website Measure Up?

How Does Your Author or Writer Website Measure Up?

As an author, do you think of your website as a business card. Or, do you think of it as a portal?
Think. If you exchange business cards, do you envision it hitting the circular file–to be carried out in the next trash pickup? Or, do you see it lingering on a table, a desk, placed in a spot that the recipient easily remembers? Of course, you want the latter.
Shift to your website. Did you know …

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