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Author Website Makeovers for Influence Podcast

Author Website Makeovers for Influence Podcast

Authors make mistakes—in the beginning … and ongoing. In attempting to build their influence. In setting up their websites. In a variety of areas. Ask yourself: Di I want to defend what I post/publish in 5 years on social media … on my website? What’s out there delivers “ghosts” … meaning you may think you deleted it … but it still is hanging around somewhere … somehow … and sleuths can bubble it up. Ugh …

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The Futurist spills the beans for Authors and Marketing

The Futurist spills the beans for Authors and Marketing

NY Times bestselling author and Futurist Daniel Burrus joins AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing host Judith Briles in an “author forward for success” podcast.
Get tips and secret sauce on what took him to become a magnet for NY—and why he’s now publishing differently.
-How to make a proposal that puts all others to shame;
-a variety of excellent book launch tips;
-the key to overall success.
PLUS—you have a bonus … Dan is giving everyone the hardcopy …

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New podcast: Author Success- websites, gadgets and more!

New podcast: Author Success- websites, gadgets and more!

 

Did you know that your website is the core of your influence and marketing … and one that you control? Get tips on what you need to bring ‘em in.
Did you know why it’s wise to rack up your “noes” for author success? You will.
Want to get sanity throughout the week? Get the 4 critical tasks writers must divide their time between.
Would you like to know how to spread your authoring, publishing, marketing tasks so …

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Latest podcast on Author and Book Selling with Bob Burg

Latest podcast on Author and Book Selling with Bob Burg

I have a HUGE author question for you: How are your book sales doing? Would you like to increase them exponentially, starting now? Did you know that the best author sellers are also givers?

Get the inside scoop for author success;
Discover today’s 5 laws of success and why you should embrace them, starting today; and
Learn savvy tips and strategies on how to implement them via @MyBookShepherd @JudithBriles @BobBurg (author of the Go-Giver bestseller series).

Another podcast from …

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Why Speak in Person and Virtually by Judith Briles

Why Speak in Person and Virtually by Judith Briles

Why Speak in Person and Virtually by Judith Briles

Do you have a book or one that is due out in the next six months? Are you speaking about the topic of the book to audiences … right now? And if no, why not? When you speak, you change lives … to sell truckloads of books … make money … go places you never thought you would … make a difference … and have fun.
Host Dr. …

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Latest podcast on adding swag and bling that hooks to your brand with Judith Briles

Latest podcast on adding swag and bling that hooks to your brand with Judith Briles

When you are creating an ongoing marketing plan, think of it as a puzzle. It’s not just one thing, multiple pieces come into play for website; marketing promo; even swag and bling. Host Judith Briles and Guest Branding and Designer Annie Harmon dive into ideas to show you how to “stand out” from the masses in this edition of the AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing podcast:
Takeaways start with:

How to stand out with your Author and …

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Latest podcast on the essential tips for author, book, and social media branding with Judith Briles

Latest podcast on the essential tips for author, book, and social media branding with Judith Briles

Every author needs to know and implement the essential components of your website, your book cover and your marketing material. Do you know what branding is for you; your book; your website; your social media posts? Get answers and tips on what authors should be thinking about, then implementing to develop their brands.
Takeaways start with:

What should authors be thinking about with their own brand?
How does design impact a brand and marketing?
What can authors do to …

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Author Success Always Has This ONE, SINGLE Ingredient

Author Success Always Has This ONE, SINGLE Ingredient

Authoring … what a journey.  Highs and lows. Hopes and fears. Tears and joy. And a journey that requires perseverance. It’s the magic word that creates the buzz … the book sales … the author success. If that’s “the lottery”, then every one of us–meaning YOU– has the ability to grab the winning ticket. Your lucky charms have lined up!

Webster’s defines perseverance as a continued effort to do or achieve something despite difficulties, failure, or …

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Children’s Book Reviews & Book Awards the Story Monster Way

Children’s Book Reviews & Book Awards the Story Monster Way

Discover Story Monster Ink … a Friend to Children’s Authors
If you are an author of children’s book and would LOVE to get an insider’s tips on book marketing with a unique tweak for connecting with the children’s marketplace, this is the podcast for you. Discover the power of kids’ books through the eyes and wisdom of Story Monsters Ink CEO, Linda Radke. Lots of tips and a step by step reveal about how books are …

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New podcast via Judith Briles- Get ready to grab writing tips from an author who has 71,000,000 copies of his books

New podcast via Judith Briles- Get ready to grab writing tips from an author who has 71,000,000 copies of his books

Every fiction author would love to have a master in writing as a Mentor. Now you can … for an hour! In the latest podcast of AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing, bestselling co-author and writer of the Left Behind series Jerry Jenkins shares his wisdom to ease you into being an author. Such as:

Discover the 3 things authors fear the most in writing a book and publishing.
Discover the power of creating a writing routine. 
Discover tips for when and …

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