Brrr … the Polar Vortex has spread across North America, across the Atlantic and created monster waves off the coast of the United Kingdom.
Don’t forget to sign up for the January 11th Brunch & Learn… that’s in TWO DAYS … this month is the perfect time to look at how you are branding yourself … How’s it working for you?… Is it what you really want ?… Does it really reflect your intent? … Expect to be surprised, challenged and enthused.
Tech Tool Box (Instagram—did you know that New York City is the #1 Instagram connected city in U.S.?) and Monday Evening Salon is posted on the website now. Come, learn, have fun … and of course, eat.
Today, Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing will focus on deep sales that return big book bucks for Authors. Judith Briles and Casey Demchak will focus on creating your marketing platform, starting with the “right words” and “message”—don’t miss it. 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://togi.us/authoru. 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!
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
Strand Book Store record holiday #book sales: print is definitely not dead! http://t.co/0nwDR0UnTJ
The 4 Words That Will Get Your Email Opened: rnmkr.me/19N3P1E
8 steps for #author and #book success-new blog to seed 2014: http://ow.ly/sl8Sf
5 Key Trends in #Self-Publishing for 2014 for #Authors | PBS Mediashift http://t.co/tOiY62Eonv
How to Overcome Writer’s Block dld.bz/deCGP
Social Media and Marketing Strategies
The Secret to Happiness for Marketers http://ow.ly/s12uw
14 Instagram Photojournalists Who Will Open Your Eyes to the World:
Instagram has transformed smartphone user… bit.ly/19j3uA1
Indie #eBook #Marketing for #authors: When You Get to the Fork in the Road, You Must Take It. http://t.co/adcwPimajC
#authors and #promo: 13 Key Tips for Getting Booked on National TV via @JohnKremer: http://t.co/ujz9nVFztr
Cool and Sometimes Goofy or Unbelievable!
Whoa-monster waves slam coast of England! Can’t you see this image popping up in a future movie! http://ow.ly/sl9vz
Bonus: Last week’s Your Guide to Book Publishing with Judith Briles deep- dove into social media strategies authors need–focus on Facebook and Pinterest with Georgia McCabe who knows social media inside out—wow, a lot of information flowed within the hour! Listen in. http://ow.ly/sgYBo or you can download directly from the AuthorU.org website under the “On the Air” tab.
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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.