It’s the weekly blog grind and you are wondering … What? What I’m I going to write about? If you are stomped for what to write in your blog, here are 6 quick tips to create the goose that just might lay the golden egg for authors.
1 The progress you are making on your book marketing (the good, the bad, even the ugly).
2 Another blog you read that you totally agreed with OR disagreed and then link and make a few comments as to why.
3 Practice going “short” … Seth Godin rarely has a blog over a few paragraphs.
4 Revisit old blogs and repurpose them.
5 Do you have an article that you have already written that you can cut up? Make two or three (or more) short blogs with just a few minor tweaks as in Intro and Exit/Call to Action.
6 Randomly open your book (or a chapter you are working on) and let your eyes drop in. What jumps out? Create “something” with it as the seed.
Judith Briles is a book publishing expert and coach. She empowers authors and is the Founder of Author U, a membership organization created for the serious author who wants to be seriously successful. She’s been writing about and conducting workshops on publishing since the 80s. Judith is the author of 35 books including Author YOU: Creating and Building Your Author and Book Platforms (ForeWord IndieFab Book of the Year), Snappy Sassy Salty: Wise Words for Authors and Writers and a speaker at publishing conferences. Book #35 was published this summer: The How to Avoid 101 Book Publishing Blunders, Bloopers & Boo-Boos. Get your copy now.
Each summer, she holds Judith Briles Book Publishing Unplugged, a three day intensive limited to a small group of authors who want to be seriously successful. In 2017, the dates are June 22-24th. Her audio and workbook series, Creating Your Book and Author Platform is now available. Join Judith live on Thursdays at 6 p.m. EST for “AuthorU – Your Guide to Book Publishing” on the Toginet Network at bit.ly/PublishingShow .
Follow @AuthorU and @MyBookShepherd on Twitter and do a “Like” at AuthorU and Judith Briles – TheBookShepherd on Facebook. If you want to create a book that has no regrets, contact Judith at Judith@Briles.com.
Author U is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to the author who wants to be seriously successful. Monthly education programs delivered face-to-face and online, The Author Resource ezine, BookCamps and the annual Author U Extravaganza are tools designed for authors pre, during and post publishing of their books. Join AuthorU.org today.
If you are looking for FREE author and book coaching … call in to Judith’s Author Monday Mornings at NOON Eastern each Monday. The number is 218-632-9854; Access Code 1239874444 … have your questions ready–there’s a full hour to ask and listen
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