Tagged: social media for authors

Pinterest Part 3: Finding Your Edge

Pinterest Part 3: Finding Your Edge

Ready to use Pinterest to work for you?  In this post, you’ll learn how to read and use analytics, create content for your marketing success, and use the Pinterest toolkit to benefit your business.  This is a deep dive into the nuts and bolts on how to use all the tools Pinterest has created for you to be successful on their platform.  I created this guide so you would have all the important information in …

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Pinterest Part 2: Creating Your Edge

Pinterest Part 2: Creating Your Edge

Time for the nitty-gritty of Pinterest profiles!  In this post, you’ll learn all the details of how to create a business profile and what a scheduler is and why you should be using one.  This is the post you’ve been waiting for: The IKEA of Pinterest profile building!
Pinterest offers personal or business accounts.  As an author, you will want to upgrade to a free business profile in order to utilize the tools Pinterest has set …

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4 Ways to Show Your Social Media Accounts Some Love By Melody Jones

4 Ways to Show Your Social Media Accounts Some Love By Melody Jones

When was the last time you showered your social media accounts with a little TLC? If it’s been awhile, it’s time to give them some lovin’.

First, open all your accounts in separate tabs so you can streamline your TLC process. This will be easier if you use a regular computer and not a mobile device. Then review using the steps below.

Is your author branding consistent across social media platforms?

When we talk author branding, we …

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Is There a Book in You? How’s It Doing? Get Resources for Success

Is There a Book in You? How’s It Doing? Get Resources for Success

Question: If you are an Author, are you happy with your book sales?
Question: Would you like to be an Author of a successful Book?
Question: Do you really know how Authors become rock stars who get minimal advances, if any, yet soar?
Question: Would you be thrilled with a few hundred copies of your book sold (average is less than 500) or would you like to sell thousands?
                       
Answers: The answers are in front of you. Within the …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of September 21, 2017

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of  September 21, 2017

Today
Author U –Your Guide to Book Publishing, host Dr. Judith Briles of The Book Shepherd digs into a variety of writing, publishing insights each show. Taxes are approaching for authors in the U.S. Today’s guest is Carol Todd and the focus is on business strategies and how to deal with all the taxes that may be coming your way. –Listen in live from the website or via iTunes. 

Tune in for the LIVE show at 6 Eastern, …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of September 14, 2017

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of  September 14, 2017

Today
Author U –Your Guide to Book Publishing, host Dr. Judith Briles of The Book Shepherd digs into a variety of writing, publishing insights each show. This week is all about book distribution and over all publishing strategies – Listen in live from the website or via iTunes.

Tune in for the LIVE show 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 …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of September 07, 2017

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of  September 07, 2017

Today
Author U –Your Guide to Book Publishing, host Dr. Judith Briles of The Book Shepherd digs into a variety of writing, publishing insights each show. This week is all about Facebook with expert Andrea Vahl, co-author of one of the Dummies books on how to market your book using Facebook. Expect some surprises in what she shares–Listen in live from the website or via iTunes.

Tune in for the LIVE show at 6 Eastern, 5 Central, …

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Author Writing, Book Marketing, Publishing Tips

Author Writing, Book Marketing, Publishing Tips

 
 
1. Feedly.com is HOT for authors. It’s a great source to tap into to gather up all the news and content and any topic or person you want to follow (i.e. their blogs or other feeds)–when you are tracking your competitors and top influencers, Feedly does it for you and you just have one spot to go to.
 
 
2. OMG! YouTube has 72 hours of video uploaded every minute of every day of every hour. Have you …

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Author Writing, Book Marketing, Publishing Tips October 16

Author Writing, Book Marketing, Publishing Tips October 16

 
 
Three tips for you to do … all HOT and act on as soon as your clicking fingers will allow!
1. VERY, VERY COOL … Canva just released a super-awesome iPad app that lets you design with your fingers! Well worth the price — FREE.

Non-artistic folks need templates and simple instructions to create professional-looking graphics, and Canva is what I love. The site provides modern and retro frameworks for everything from Facebook timeline images to presentation slides to …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of October 08

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of October 08

 
 Today
Author U –Your Guide to Book Publishing, host Dr. Judith Briles of The Book Shepherd reviews what’s happening with the publishing predators and what you should be looking out for. The tips will amaze you and enrich your own writing. You don’t want to miss this—it will be another fast hour. 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 …

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