Monthly Archives: September 2014

Book Marketing Myth #3: You Only Have One Time to Launch a Book

Book Marketing Myth #3: You Only Have One Time to Launch a Book

Let’s recap—Book Marketing Myth #1: It’s Not for Me … Really … If not for you, then who? Looked at why the author has got to be the lead, and driver of his or her book marketing success (or failure); Book Marketing Myth #2: Getting on a Major TV Show will Sell Tons of Books and a Publicist will Get Me On for Sure … probed into the myth that major TV will launch a …

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Oct Webinar GOLD-Sell Your Books into the Holidays and Publishing Timelines

Oct Webinar GOLD-Sell Your Books into the Holidays and Publishing Timelines

Twice a month, Judith Briles and Nick Taylor do live webinars for authors on Wednesdays at 3 Pacific, 4 Mountain, 5 Central and 6 Eastern. If you are a paid up member of AuthorU.org, it’s free. If you are not, there is a charge of $49.  This month we are focusing of Holiday Book Sales and Critical Publishing Timelines. Register now – we have limited seats available.

October 1, 4                       Webinar: How to Sell Your Books into the Holidays
Holiday book …

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Book Marketing Myth #2 … Major Media Always Sells Tons of Books

Book Marketing Myth #2 … Major Media Always Sells Tons of Books

 Getting on a Major TV Show will Sell Tons of Books and a Publicist will Get Me On for Sure!

If I have heard it once, I have heard it over a thousand times. “I don’t want to market my books … I just want to write.”
I get it … many authors would rather just be writing. After all, the blood and guts, heart and soul are already in the book. What else could anyone want?
One …

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Book Marketing Mistake #1 for Authors

Book Marketing Mistake #1 for Authors

I hear it daily …. “I need a someone to market my book,” is what too many authors think and say. Stop it. Reframe your thinking and your marketing strategies. Whoever put that out had to be a “professional book marketer” … its utter nonsense. Of course you can market, and should market your book.

The Morphing Times of Publishing for Today’s Author

The Morphing Times of Publishing for Today’s Author

Ahhh, times have changed—which publishing road does an author take today? With the Internet and today’s technology, traditional publishers are being turned on their heads, self and independent publishers have morphed into new critters—ranging from “Wow—look at these books, they are amazing” to “Wow—these like they were done with Elmer’s Glue at the kitchen table.”

Webinar GOLD : Sacred Publishing Myths Busted and Beyond

Webinar GOLD : Sacred Publishing Myths Busted and Beyond

Join us for a Webinar on September 17
 
What’s holding you back or got you in a quandary A look into the ghosts of the past and what’s in the next, next realm of publishing for today’s author. This session will break up the myths and bring realty to today’s author/publishers.

This session will repeat on Saturday, September 20th.
Tittle: Webinar GOLD : Sacred Publishing Myths Busted and Beyond
Date : Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Time: 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM MDT
After registering …

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Will You Book Be Honored … or Rejected?

Will You Book Be Honored … or Rejected?

Submissions for Book Awards are open. Will the author be honored for their words and book? Or will they get the Book Boot? The question every author needs to ask is, “Did I do the best job in writing, in presenting, in connecting with my crowd—the people who need, want my words?” In other words, “Did I rush to publish?””Will it be rejected?”