Wahoo! It’s National Ride the Wind Day … fly, ride, run, play, play a wind instrument … do anything that gets the wind moving… create it!
Today, Your Guide to Book Publishing will focus on all things that makes books into masterpieces, both on the exterior and interior. Judith Briles interviews Joel Friedlander—all things interior design and using templates for less than $50! 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!
Webinars R Us … Wednesday, September 4th, Webinars R Us is back. It’s the Social Media Quadfecta Learn all the inside tips for making movies on your iPad/tablets (Note: even if you don’t have a tablet or an iPad, you will want to see what we are going to do … then, you may have an “aha” moment.) Learn how to get free visitors to your websites, have friends share your videos on Facebook, Pinterest, your blog and YouTube to rise in Google —it’s a freebie and starts at 6 PM Eastern—here’s your link: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/402930610 … Don’t miss it!
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
#Authors should be speaking about their #books … fiction and nonfiction. Excellent TED video on framing story. http://ow.ly/o3o9x
Cool tech site for #book mapping and other #author tools http://jennyblake.me/toolkit/
5 video tips to engage your viewers for #authors and their #books. http://ow.ly/o6V7f
Very provocative read for #authors on #publishing and #book industry. http://ow.ly/o6YVR
Social Media and Marketing Strategies
#Authors and #Amazon–peanut butter and jelly–creating #bestseller for your #book–key tips http://ow.ly/o6XSQ
#Book budget? Here’s 20 ways #authors can promote their #books pronto. http://ow.ly/o6Ysm
Heidi Cohen always has excellent info for #marketing self via Facebook and Twitter. Here’s the latest: http://ow.ly/o718U
Google+ … here’s some tips to soar your social media platforms for #authors and #publishing. http://ow.ly/o71Fi
Cool and Sometimes Goofy
Ever wondered what is REALLY in Play Doh? Here’s the secret sauce! http://vimeo.com/71841985
Bonus: Last week’s Your Guide to Book Publishing with Phil Knight of Color House Graphics did a deep dive into book printing—what it is and why you need it and how best to work with a printer. 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.