It’s that time of the year … you’ve just completed the Holidays; you have good intentions pouring from everything cell of your being; and then, January progresses to February. The diet ends; the New Year’s resolutions start to tank; and you are back doing the same thing as you’ve always done.
Here are four questions to ask yourself as your kick-start your authoring and publishing year:
I loved the workshop delivered by LinkedIn expert and author of LinkedIn 101 Ways to Rock Your Brand, Viveka von Rosen for the AuthorU.org community. Of course, it was ALL about LinkedIn … how to maximize what you are doing as an author, how to use it to expand your branding and expertise and, of course, your author success.
If you are like me, at least on one of the LinkedIn features, I just let LinkedIn do “it’s …
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 …
The BIG 4 Website Blunders
1 COLOR pollution
You have a myriad of colors blends … don’t use them. Stick with THREE primary colors (or less).
2 OD of IMAGES and NO CONTENT
Yes, the majority of the world is visual … but, you need some verbiage on your website.
3 Your Critical INFO is at the BOTTOM of a Page … any Page
Open a Page on your website … any Page. What shows? On your screen—Computer, Tablet, …
Two weeks ago, I listened in on the webinar that Joan Stewart and Joel Friedlander delivered on how to create a blog and how to provide content for a blog. They’ve even created a template package to goose you and your blogging endeavors–get info on it HERE.
Outside of your core website, having a blog where you practice the 3 C’s: Content, Consistency and Commitment is elementary and essential in your author presence.
I’m the first to admit it… doing …
Are you Blogging?
Here’s a HOT TIP for pushing your Blogs via LinkedIn.
It’s a huge traffic possibility—key word searching drives it. What does that mean? Simply this: make sure you use one or two of your key words in the title … then repeat them, of course, in the body of the blog.
That’s Social Media 101.
All you do is write your lead HEADLINE, click on the paperclip image and add the full link to …
What’s new if 2015? Authoring, Writing and Book Publishing Tips leads the list in the Author U Blog area …
Author U has shared a variety of tips throughout the year. Many have suggested putting them in a Blog post and we thought that was a good idea. Each Friday, you will get a few Ahas to nibble on… just a few. Otherwise, it adds to overwhelm and can build on AFS … Author Fatigue Syndrome. …
It’s Thursday at …
Wow… looking forward to the member and family BBQ this weekend… it’s a freebie! If you are in CO, make sure you come! We are debuting the twice monthly FREE webinar series for members only next month…watch for the entire schedule to be posted on the website through December soon.
Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing will focus on a variety of common hiccups that new authors get into. Her guest is …
At the March Author U Tech Tool Box, our favorite Geek Girl member Kelly Johnson ID’d a simple and awesome tool that all who attended instantly … and I mean instantly … grasped the concept, how to use it and what they could use it for.
In baseball jargon, we hit a grand slam homerun.
Welcome to Audioboo land. And it is that magic word: free.
I made 5 different boards within my new profile with a descriptor on the “May the inspiration …