Tagged: book covers

Author Writing, Book Marketing, Publishing Tips December 11

Author Writing, Book Marketing, Publishing Tips December 11

Want to do a quick Poll?   PickFu may work for you. For a $20 fee, you can do a single poll … might be ideal if you are working on a book cover or a title and you want to get lots of input quickly.  https://www.pickfu.com/

If you are doing any traveling using airports … make sure you get the Mobile Pass app downloaded on the phone before setting out. Here’s a bonus—if you are abroad, …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of September 03

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of September 03

 
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Author U –Your Guide to Book Publishing is featuring host Judith Briles of The Book Shepherd as she dives into the back of the book—called “Back Matter” … it’s all the items that should be in the back of the book that sometimes don’t because the author didn’t know that they should; that he could; or the author just plan forgot. The “Back Matter” can easily be the hot spot for your promo info.
Tune in …

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Is Your Back Cover Limp? How About Mediocre? Fix It!

Is Your Back Cover Limp? How About Mediocre? Fix It!

Why, oh why, do self-published authors insist on creating mediocre book covers? At the recent Author U Extravaganza, I talked with a gaggle of newly published authors. As proud as a new Dad or Mom, they put their treasure in my hands. Uh-oh… what comes out of my mouth is often what they don’t want to hear … as in “What were you thinking …?”    Too many times, the cover was poorly designed, didn’t relate …

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Nuggets for Newbies in Publishing at the Author U Extravaganza

Nuggets for Newbies in Publishing at the Author U Extravaganza

Get 10 Time & Money-Saving Tips for Authors Just Starting Out … it’s Nuggets for Newbie Time …
Through the eyes of the designer, what is routinely seen that authors miss in working with their books and a designer? Nick Zelinger, multiple award-wining book designer of NZ Graphics, will offer up his top tips for newbies.
Not only is Nick the lead singer for the Thin Ice band, a multi-award winning book designer, he’s an author …

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Authors: When Do You Post for Twitter and Facebook?

Authors: When Do You Post for Twitter and Facebook?

Social media keeps shifting.  That’s an understatement. It used to be that AMs were the best time to blast out Tweets to your Peeps and get on Facebook. Google+ is now roaring into place and timing is unknown, yet my gut tells me AMs will dominate with revisits later in the day for it.

Social media posts get lost quickly; they have a limited shelf life. Very limited. If you have something that is timely and …

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