Monthly Archives: July 2017

Authoring, Writing and Book Publishing Tips

Authoring, Writing and Book Publishing Tips

 
Cover and Book Designer Rebecca Finkel of F+P Design offers 5 essential book design tips for busy authors:
1. Have your book professionally edited before embarking on design. It will save headaches down the line.
2. Hire a professional cover/book designer. Let me focus on what I do best, book design, to make your book look it’s best.
3. Carry some element from the cover to the interior. It makes the book more sophisticated and interesting.
4. Decide early …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of July 27, 2017

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of July 27, 2017

Today
Author U –Your Guide to Book Publishing, host Dr. Judith Briles of The Book Shepherd digs into a variety of writing, publishing insights each show. This week is all about how to outfox Amazon with its push of third party sellers of books and learn what Aer.io is and how to create your own bookstore using its platform on author website PLUS offer any other book within the Ingram catalog and earn money as well. Listen …

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Book Publishing Today … Are You the Sardine in the Sea?

Book Publishing Today … Are You the Sardine in the Sea?

Are You the Sardine in the Sea?
Are you ready to learn the Art of the Niche? With over 2,000 books being published everyday, is yours drowning in the sea? Yes, there are millions of books out there.

Is yours contributing to book pollution?
Do you have a unique voice, something new to bring to the party, a twist to something old … in other words, can you break from the pack?
Or, will you continue to be …

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Do Authors and Books Need Sell Sheets?

Do Authors and Books Need Sell Sheets?

What About One of Those Sell Sheets, Anyway?
Excerpted and abbreviated from a chapter on preparing review copies in How to Get Great Book Reviews Frugally and Ethically, third in the multi award-winning HowToDoItFrugally Series for writers.

Most authors doing their own publicity forget or don’t know about sell sheets. Some call them sales fliers. We should put them into the free copies of books we send to reviewers, bloggers, bookstore buyers and others. They need to sell, …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of July 13, 2017

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of July 13, 2017

Today
Author U –Your Guide to Book Publishing, host Dr. Judith Briles of The Book Shepherd digs into a variety of writing, publishing insights each show.This week is all about getting Amazon Reviews with Debbie Drum … learn the latest review strategies—what’s new, what’s old and what to do to get your building pronto. Listen in live from the website or via iTunes.
 
Tune in for the LIVE show at 6 Eastern, 5 Central, 4 Mountain, 3 …

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Get ready for a popcorn-packed 60 minutes of hot tips … you can’t stop eating!

Get ready for a popcorn-packed 60 minutes of hot tips … you can’t stop eating!

30 Sizzling Tips for Authors Pops this Week … and We Are Going to Sea!

I have six questions for you today.

1     Would you like to know instantly … I mean instantly … what the keywords and key phrases that the top influencers in your industry or the best-selling authors you consider your competitors are using?
2     Would you like to learn one, make your book pop off the shelf book trick that will make your book soar in …

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The Authors’ Fall Tea Is Coming – Are You In?

The Authors’ Fall Tea Is Coming – Are You In?

 
Hello to our favorite people: Authors! … are you interested in being featured at the Annual Author’s Tea on Saturday afternoon, Oct 28th ?—

The Annual Authors’ Fall Holiday Tea will be held on:
Saturday, October 28th   from 1 – 4 p.m.
 
Author Judith Briles will be the host this year in her home within the Heritage Eagle Bend Golf Club in Colorado. We know it’s Bronco time and there’s a game the next day, so there is no football …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of July 06, 2017

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of July 06, 2017

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.
This week is all about how to create the perfect Author and/or Book One-Sheet to use for promo and positioning. Listen in live from the website or via iTunes.

Tune in for the LIVE show at 6 Eastern, 5 Central, 4 Mountain, 3 Pacific and for our out-of-the-country members and followers … …

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Add fireworks to your book sales with this special webinar this week only!

Add fireworks to your book sales with this special webinar this week only!

Add fireworks to your book sales with this special webinar this week only!Don’t you love it when you take just ONE HOUR and the bells and whistles go off that YES, this is what I’ve been looking for? … and it’s what happened the first time AuthorU offered this webinar to our authors and authors to be. Fireworks started to soar for many!

Why is it hot? How about taking your expertise … your slides from …

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Happy Birthday to U.S.A. and to the Freedom of Speech / Words

Happy Birthday to U.S.A. and to the Freedom of Speech / Words

Today is the 4th of July … a huge day in America that is looked forward to for a variety of reasons by millions of Americans.

It’s America’s birthday. Meaning a celebration with family and friends.

What happened within the walls of what became known as Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was life changing. The Declaration of Independence and Constitution were both debated and adopted. 

Within the Constitution lies multiple Amendments. The First Amendment is essential …

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