It’s the first official week of fall and today is National Johnny Appleseed Day … think fall apple pies, cobblers and just a crisp crunch the next time you munch an apple. Thanks to nurseyman Appleseed, he introduced and planted trees throughout Pennsylvania, Illinois, Ohio, Indiana and West Virginia. With apples falling, it’s time to fall into your book planning.
Today, Your Guide to Book Publishing will focus on CrowdFunding 101 for Authors. Judith Briles will be the host and “guest” sharing many of the tidbits from her recent Judith Briles Unplugged event. The CrowdFunding segment was eye-opening and revealing. Tune in at 6 Eastern, 5 Central, 4 Mountain, 3 Pacific and for our out-of-the-country members and followers … you are going to have to do the clock crunching for your time zone at http://rsrn.us/youpublish. You can also go to the Home page of http://www.AuthorU.org, scroll down and click on any of the past shows—just click and you are instantly there!
Holy Marketing Authors … Awesome Ideas for you … did you ever miss a great webinar that Author U did. It was a total freebie, loaded with gadgets that were free to super cheap to make videos and movies for your site, blog, all things marketing, publicity/promo, TV channel, new products to sell and bring in moneys … you name it, Mike Stewart had it all. I got more ideas of things that I could do for little moneys. YOU WANT TO SEE … HEAR THIS PRONTO! Here’s the replay:
Here’s your Top Ten Tweets for the past week
Tweets are faster than a speeding bird … below are Author U’s Top Ten Tweets from the past week that you may have missed …
Success & Resources
5 Of The Best Branded Viral Video—what clicks in them for #author and #book branding? – http://ow.ly/p3sMN
Hot and crazy awesome #book #promotion tools #authors and #writers-listen to podcast via #authoru. http://ow.ly/p55Uf
Info re IOS7 systems for iPhone/iPad-wait to update yours so the bugs get out via early users. #authoru http://ow.ly/p61pA
#Author alert: Jan #publishing cruise. Join Penny, Joan, Judith and Amy for PublishingAtSea.com http://ow.ly/pd3w2
Social Media and Marketing Strategies
#authors-the first 65 words in the media release should be top heavy with key words and a few hyperlinks at Brunch & Learn today #authoru
Cool and Sometimes Goofy or Unbelievable!
From the Oops! files: Coca-Cola campaign gone way, way bad is.gd/gHNOd5
Perfect for a Sunday: Coloring #Book Lets Kids Draw Like Famous Artists [Pics] – and why not adults? #authoru http://buff.ly/13F7wTy
Bonus: Last week’s Your Guide to Book Publishing with Beth Zeisneis deep- dived into some crazy and wild apps just for authors!—Listen in. http://rsrn.us/youpublish or you can download directly from the AuthorU.org website.
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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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