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Author Smarts: Twitter Top Ten Tweets for March 7, 2013

Author Smarts: Twitter Top Ten Tweets for March 7, 2013

It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn’t give it up because by that time I was too famous. – Robert Benchley
 
      Today, Your Guide to Book Publishing with Judith Briles and Nicholas Taylor where the focus was on online marketing for books, especially fiction.  You can go to the Home page of http://www.AuthorU.org, scroll down and click on any of the past five show—just click and you are …

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Calling ALL AUTHORS …

Calling ALL AUTHORS …

 
Do you want to be successful! How about seriously successful?
 
The Dates it will happen:  May 2-4
What will make it happen: the 4th Annual Author U Extravaganza
Where will it happen: Denver, CO, Renaissance Denver Hotel
 
 Have you signed up for the Author U Extravaganza yet? Why not? Guy Kawasaki will be there; Penny Sansevieri will be there; Cevin Bryerman will be there; Georgia McCabe will be there; Daniel Hall will be there; Judith Briles will be there; …

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Author Tweets for Valentine’s Day 2013

Author Tweets for Valentine’s Day 2013

                     
 
Everybody knows that it’s Valentine’s Day … but did you know that it’s also National Organ Donor Day and Ferris Wheel Day?  
Reach out to those you love; have a good time; and share what you have with someone who needs it when you no longer do!
 
      Today, Your Guide to Book Publishing will focus on creating your book with Guy Kawasaki, author …

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Authors: How to Get Your LCCN (Library of Congress Number)

Authors: How to Get Your LCCN (Library of Congress Number)

                      Get Your LCCN
(Library of Congress Catalog Control Number)
 
One question that most authors don’t know to ask is, “How do I get the LCCN?” What’s a LCCN? Good question—it’s the Library of Congress number that shows that you exist, and the one that any library that you are pitching your book to wants to know you have.
The good news is that these are free …

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Top 10 Twitter Tweets for the Week

Top 10 Twitter Tweets for the Week

Have you heard? Author U is going BANANAS over APE! Everyone who attends the Extravaganza will get a copy of Guy Kawasaki’s APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur. With over 1.2 million Twitter followers, 4 million Google+ connections, multiple NY Times best-sellers, former Chief Evangelist for Apple Computer, Guy knows marketing, branding, books and authors … and he’s the Friday, May 3rd Keynoter. And he didn’t publish APE via New York. Saturday’s Keynote will be delivered by …

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What’s Your Personal Call to Action for Author and Book Success?

What’s Your Personal Call to Action for Author and Book Success?

                       
On Saturday, Author U members were treated to a tour de force of social media info and business strategies at the Author U Winter BookCamp. It was “an aaaaamazing and truly special training workshop for authors and would be authors.”  

Website strategist and specialist in working with authors, Amber Ludwig focused on building six 
critical areas that are must haves to make it in the authoring world today. As the principal and visionary of InsightfulDevelopment.com, she …

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Author Strategies and Top Ten Tweets

Author Strategies and Top Ten Tweets

What experiences will you carry forward for this New Year?
As Will Rodgers said,“Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” Get Focused, Get a Plan, Get Going … it can be YOUR amazing year.
 1  HOT News …  the Broncos playoff game is on Sunday, the 20th … not the day of the Winter BookCamp as some were worried about. Sign up NOW—you can’t afford to miss this …

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Top 10 Twitter Tweets for Jan 3, 2013

Top 10 Twitter Tweets for Jan 3, 2013

                     
What experiences will you carry forward for this New Year?
1           HOT News … the Broncos playoff game is on Sunday, the 20th … not the day of the Winter BookCamp as some were worried about. Sign up NOW—you can’t afford to miss this full day to set the stage, to tweak what you are currently doing, to add amazing new ideas and …

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December 20th Top Ten Twitter Tweets

December 20th Top Ten Twitter Tweets

Today is National Go Caroling Day … perfect for this time of the year.
 1    Book awards are in the book mix again. USA Book News offers paid up Author U members a $10 discount when entering book awards contest. Here’s the link to get yours: http://usabooknews.com/authoru.html 
 

 
2    Hurry and reserve your seat! Early Bird ends December 27th. Learn the 6 Must-Focus-On Areas to Build Readership, Increase Book Sales and Gain Exposure as an Author for …

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Publishing Rip-offs, Scams and Predators

Publishing Rip-offs, Scams and Predators

Have you ever been around someone; read something; or seen something … and you want to get in a shower or a hot bath and soak the slime off?

That’s exactly how I feel when I read about the gobbling up that involves the granddaddy of all Vanity Presses—Author Solutions as the mother ship to Booktango, Inkubook, iUniverse, Trafford, Xlibris, Wordclay, AuthorHive, Pallbrio and Hollywood Pitch. Did you know that Author Solutions and its various …

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