Tagged: Publishing at Sea

Authoring, Writing and Book Publishing Tips

Authoring, Writing and Book Publishing Tips

 
Last year on the PublishingAtSea.com cruise, I did a session on How to Pitch Yourself … something that too many authors do a “not so good job” at. This year, I opened with a session I called About Me … and turned it into a
Tip 1:
Always enhance any pitch you do with numbers. Don’t just say you’ve coached “hundreds” of clients. Pick a number and estimate as closely as possible. Say how many book awards you’ve won. Reveal how …

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Authoring, Writing and Book Publishing Tips

Authoring, Writing and Book Publishing Tips

 

If you have a book signing coming, here are a few tips glimmer from our PublishingAtSea.com participants during theirs:
1.     Don’t sit … stand up to greet your buyers. Why? You’ll sell more if you stand, not sit, behind a table. It’s eyeball to eyeball. I prefer the cocktail table to use for signing on.

2.     Gather names of buyers. Have a signup sheet for name and email.

3.     Get visitors involved. Nancy Rango, author of “The President …

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Insider Websites for Authors to Mine …

Insider Websites for Authors to Mine …

This week is an immersion of all things publishing … as in 18 hours of classwork for authors at all levels of the publishing journey. AuthorU members Kelly Johnson, Daniel Hall, Amy Collins, Joan Stewart, Nick Zelinger and Judith Briles are leading several of our members plus many “to be” members in four days of mastering publishing and marketing on the high seas (actually, they are pretty flat)
One of the sizzling sessions identified several websites …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of February 11, 2016

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of  February 11, 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. During December, she will focus on strategies to kickstart your publishing success … or reboot it. Today her guest is  Bill Van Orsdel, COO of BookFuel.com and the topic is finding and nourishing raving fans Creating Kickass Author Platforms … essential for both fiction and nonfiction—it will be another …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of June 25

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of June 25

 Today
Author U –Your Guide to Book Publishing is featuring host Judith Briles of The Book Shepherd. Judith will focus on book launches—the dos and don’ts.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 also go to the Home page of http://www.AuthorU.org, scroll down and click on any …

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Last Week to Register for Publishing at Sea Discount!

Last Week to Register for Publishing at Sea Discount!

It’s the Third Annual Publishing at Sea Cruise Create Your Ultimate Best Seller at Sea
…in only 7 days while you’re on vacation!
We’ve got a terrific Publishing at Sea working vacation planned for you next January. Our workshops are in-depth, hands-on and fun …
 
What: A 7-Night Western Caribbean Cruise to Jamaica, Haiti and Cozumel. You sail from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
When: Jan. 24-31, 2016
The Ship: The Royal Caribbean’s spectacular Allure of the Seas, voted 2013’s Best Overall Individual Cruise Ship. Get all the …

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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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Author Webinar: How to Generate Story Ideas for Your Book Publicity Campaign

Author Webinar: How to Generate Story Ideas for Your Book Publicity Campaign

Your book is done. And you’re exhausted.
Now it’s time to launch your publicity campaign and continue full speed ahead. But there’s no gasoline left in your tank. You are pooped. How would you like a FREE webinar this week to get you on track or back to it?
Register here now for Wednesday at 6 p.m. Eastern: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/878195246

Here’s your answer: The Publicity Hound to the rescue! Joan Stewart will give you ideas galore on how …

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