Monthly Archives: October 2020

Judith’s take on social media pop and power

Judith’s take on social media pop and power

Social Media is the town hall for book promotion and building influence. Are you using it effectively?

What platforms should you be on?
Why types of postings should you include?
What should authors avoid posting?
What 5 things should authors be doing now?
What 5 things should avoid not to do?
And, of course, much more.

Get ready to shine, using social media with another podcast from AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing with Host, Dr. Judith Briles, The Book Shepherd via @MyBookShepherd …

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9 Tips for Writing Better and Faster

9 Tips for Writing Better and Faster

Reading and Writing are joined at the hip. I’m often asked how do I get so much pumped out each week with blogs, podcasts, communications about ongoing events and experiences, the variety of books I work of with clients … and noodling ideas for my own books.

 
First,  I read lots. I scan through five newspapers every morning–within 10 minutes of being up, I’m reading accompanied by my ever-present mug of hot tea. Items that catch …

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15 tips to enhance your book marketing promos

15 tips to enhance your book marketing promos

Want to create the best marketing copy for promos and your book marketing? Imagine being in a coffee shop and having a simple conversation. You connect instantly.
Don’t stress what your book is about. Stress what it delivers—quench the desire for solutions and pain relief.
Learn from @CaseyDemchak @JudithBriles @MyBookShepherd via the AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing podcast for book marketing success:  http://bit.ly/BookPublishingPodcast #authors #indiepublishing #writingcommunity #bookmarketing #promo
 
 

Dr. Judith Briles is a book publishing expert and author …

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Why you need to be wary of word blindness

Why you need to be wary of word blindness

An author’s words can pull in a reader … or push him or her away. It’s all about the editing that is brought in by another set of eyes.
Three of the huge takeaways from the AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing podcast with Editor Barb Wilson:

One of the biggest grumbles on Amazon reviews deals with mediocre editing—or lack of any editing.

Be wary of your own “word blindness” … repeating the same word or phrases ad …

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Discover how a small town author attracted sponsorship from a Fortune 100 company

Discover how a small town author attracted sponsorship from a Fortune 100 company

When authors create strategic partnerships with non-profits and corporate sponsors, they discover that they and their book can buzz locally and spread to national attention.
Join AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing’s Host Dr. Judith Briles and author Marjorie Hollman- Finding Easy Walks Wherever You Are (her latest book). It attracted LL Bean, a Fortune 100 company. Why not you?
It’s another info-filled podcast via AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing and The Book Shepherd.
Podcast via @MyBookShepherd @JudithBriles http://bit.ly/BookPublishingPodcast …

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