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What Authors Should Know about Pinterest

What Authors Should Know about Pinterest

Did you know …
that Pinterest is the social media site that retains visitors the longest … did you know that Pinterest has a higher conversion rate –responses to subtle and not so subtle–calls to action … did you know that there at 47 million users on Pinterest and that 85 percent of them are women?
 As an author and writer, how can you use that information … how about adding images and postings that women have …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of July 16

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of July 16

 Today
Author U –Your Guide to Book Publishing is featuring host Judith Briles of The Book Shepherd will have foreign rights agent Bob Erdmann as her guest Bob has been responsible for place Judith Briles’ books in 16 countries). The topic is foreign rights with an emphasis on getting your books in the hands of people you never imagined you would connect with!
Tune in at 6 Eastern, 5 Central, 4 Mountain, 3 Pacific and for …

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10 Top Tips for Meeting Exhibitors and Participating at the Extravaganza

10 Top Tips for Meeting Exhibitors and Participating at the Extravaganza

The Extravaganza is days away.

With the all the last minute details, and yes—overwhelm—that the Extravaganza brings, one of the smart things to do is to make sure you meet and talk with all the Exhibitors—even if you didn’t think you needed their services. Why … there are gems on their tables and gems in their experiences that just could be the nugget you were looking for … and didn’t know. We will have a …

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Author, Writing and Book Publishing Tips and Ahas for January 23, 2015

Author, Writing and Book Publishing Tips and Ahas for January 23, 2015

 

 
The BIG 4 Website Blunders
1 COLOR pollution
You have a myriad of colors blends … don’t use them. Stick with THREE primary colors (or less).
2 OD of IMAGES and NO CONTENT
Yes, the majority of the world is visual … but, you need some verbiage on your website.
3 Your Critical INFO is at the BOTTOM of a Page … any PageOpen a Page on your website … any Page. What shows? On your screen—Computer, Tablet, …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of December 18

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of December 18

It’s Thursday at

 FUN! … we are in the midst of the Hanukah celebration and getting ready for Christmas next week. Enjoy the season … spend time with friends … catch a movie … read the book you’ve been wanting to … take a few days off! 
 Today
Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing is featuring Kelly Johnson of Cornerstone VA and Judith Briles of The Book Shepherd. Indepth info and how-tos around the best Gizmos …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of December 11

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of December 11

It’s Thursday at

FUN! … what a gathering of fabulous authors last Saturday at the annual Holiday gathering. Over 60 feasted on yummy Vietnamese delights—chocolates and wine were coveted by many! Have you registered for the January 3rd program on everything “e” around your books and publishing.
 
 Today
Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing is featuring Kelly Johnson of Cornerstone VA and Judith Briles of The Book Shepherd. Indepth info and how-tos around the best Gizmos …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of December 04

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of December 04

It’s Thursday at
… and
Oh my … here we are in the first week of the last month of the year. And in two days, it’s party time! Are you coming? Did you register? Today is the last day to confirm if you want dinner.

Today
Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing is featuring 1106Design and Michele DeFlippo, one of the shows sponsors. More indepth information on cover and interior designs. Tune in at 6 Eastern, 5 …

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It’s THAT Time of the Year … Will You Be There?

It’s THAT Time of the Year … Will You Be There?

Black Friday is over … and if you are a Cyber Monday participant, physical crowds aren’t something you have to hassle with. What’s next? How about a fun evening? Let’s kick off the Holiday Season with Author U’s annual fun bash this Saturday, December 6th.
Get Ready for a MOST Experience
the most Schmoozing… the most Delicious …the most Fun Holiday Party …
Author U members and their special guest (spouse/partner/friend) are invited to join other Author U members …

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How to Sell More Books on Amazon With This Simple Trick

How to Sell More Books on Amazon With This Simple Trick

What author doesn’t want to sell more books on Amazon (or anywhere for that matter)? Book marketing expert and Author U Advisory Board member Penny Sansevieri shares this simple trick to Author U followers so that they can shine above the book crowd:

 
If you have worked on your Amazon book page, you know you can add photos. But have you considered posting more than just your book cover? You can upload additional photos related to …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of November 20

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of November 20

It’s Thursday at

Today
Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing will focus on Books and Printing Them. Judith Briles has Sandy Gould from Color House Graphics … this is part 2 of an indepth discussion about book printing. Tune in at 6 Eastern, 5 Central, 4 Mountain, 3 Pacific and for our out-of-the-country members and followers … you are going to have to do the clock crunching for your time zone at http://tinurl.com/AuthorURadio.  You can …

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