Darkness settles in sooner, soups and comfort foods begin to surface and we begin the hunkering down that the cooling weather seems to encourage. Turn up the heat … FALL is a fabulous time to strategize and sell cases and cases of books.
The Extravaganza is over … we are deep into planning next years. And for Saturday’s program, October 1, in just 10 days, AuthorU has a terrific onsite program delivered by two of our own : Anne Randolph who just completed her Amazon book launch, nailing #1 at all categories both in the U.S. and International and Pat Williams who is on one of those “behind the scenes” experts — revealing all the “must-haves” in creating and continuing your publishing business on. Get signed up for a terrific program. Attend in person in Denver or get the video. Details on the website: www.AuthorU.org under Events.
Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing, host Dr. Judith Briles of The Book Shepherd digs into a variety of writing and publishing insights each show. Today, she and Richard Rieman, author of The Author’s Guide to AudioBook Creation will update listeners on what’s new in audiobooks plus some key strategies to give yours away plus get paid to do it!
Last week, Judith Briles identified several of the top blunders authors—both newbies and experience—continue to make and how to fix them. The podcast is available on the website, just click the On the Air icon on the Home page.
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://tinyurl.com/AuthorURadio. 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 are instantly there! With over 300,000 downloaded podcasts each month from around the world, you are in good company!
Here are 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
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Social Media and Marketing Strategies
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Using eye-catching visuals stimulates excitement, no matter what media you choose.#InfluencerChat #photo #buzz…twitter.com/i/web/status/7…
Adding Visuals To Social Posts: Here are 5 Reasons & tutorials + 15 Ideas & Tools #selfpub #IARTG #IAN1… twitter.com/i/web/status/7…
Twitter finally relaxes 140 character limit, but with a catch bit.ly/2czVWBPvia @TheNextWeb #news
Writers & Writing
Mastering the Art of the Scene dlvr.it/MJSZN2
Fun and Cool Things to Know or Do
Settle Into 10 of the Most Beautiful Libraries on Earth buff.ly/2cquXbX via @WIRED
Remember … you can listen to over 240 programs that Author U Founder Judith Briles has created for your book and authoring success: http://tinyurl.com/AuthorURadio , scroll down and click on any of the past shows—just click and you are instantly there! Or you, subscribe directly on iTunes: http://ow.ly/QO0oK
If you are looking for FREE author and book coaching … call into 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.