Monthly Archives: January 2015

Kick-Butt Author and Publishing Tips and Ahas- Video

Kick-Butt Author and Publishing Tips and Ahas- Video

 TIPS … the take-aways I’m always looking for at a conference, workshop, program, meeting, event- you name it, it’s the “gem” in the pile that I can see the immediate “aha” to and implement in my “get it done” mode.

 
 
Are You Using Video? Make 2015 Your Year To!
Don’t be left out … video is in; it is growing; and is a critical element in your author and marketing strategy. Key points with their sources are …

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Book Review Shoutout for Indie Authors

Book Review Shoutout for Indie Authors

                           Pat Morgan Shines through ForeWord Reviews

Last year, I had Victoria Sutherland and her team as guests on Author U- Your Guide to Book Publishing radio show. The topic was book reviews. Victoria is the Publisher of ForeWord Reviews, the only magazine dedicated to the independent press. As a savvy author, you will want to listen to the replay of the podcast –plenty of insight, ahas and what to do in securing a review.
Warning: getting a review doesn’t mean …

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Publishing at Sea in Progress!

Publishing at Sea in Progress!

WOW …

the week has started with a session on the business of authoring PLUS publicity how to strategies, great info on how to create the ideal cover design PLUS critical strategies on positioning the author as THE expert … today is a play day … and rest from all the input.  Can’t wait to do crowdfunding and introduce my new CrowdFunding Model.
Plan on being here next year … January 24th through the 31st are the dates.

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Kick-Butt Author and Book Publishing Ahas‏

Kick-Butt Author and Book Publishing Ahas‏

TIPS … the take-aways I’m always looking for at a conference, workshop, program, meeting, event- you name it, it’s the “gem” in the pile that I can see the immediate “aha” to and implement in my “get it done” mode.
 

 
 
Cool Idea for Travelers If you are traveling and want to use an airline club but not pay hundreds of dollars for an annual membership, check out eBay. You can often pick up one or …

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Author Alert: Tax Increase in Europe for Digital Products

Author Alert: Tax Increase in Europe for Digital Products

The follow is an email received by participants in the past month from Amazon.com about the changes in taxes that will be charged on digital products—meaning eBooks—that are sold in Europe. What it means is that if your eBook sells for $9.99 U.S., to net the amount that you currently receive, you will need to increase your retail price approximate $2.00 in your European pricing …
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From Amazon:
“This is a follow-up mail to remind you of the …

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Kick-Butt Author and Book Publishing Ahas‏

Kick-Butt Author and Book Publishing Ahas‏

What’s new in 2015? Authoring, Writing and Book Publishing Tips leads the list for The Book Shepherd Blog …

I love tips — it’s always the take-aways I’m looking for at a conference, workshop, program, meeting, event- you name it, it’s the “gem” in the pile that I can see the immediate “aha” to and implement in my “get it done” mode.
When I think of the creation of Snappy Sassy Salty: Wise Words for Authors and Writers, so many of the 250 …

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5 Reasons Why Author Resolutions Are Dumped in Two Weeks

5 Reasons Why Author Resolutions Are Dumped in Two Weeks

 Note to all … I’m going to be switching our regular blogs to a Tuesday – Saturday format for 2015.  Have a wonderful productive year–I’m excited with all the possibilities, including adding an extra day to my annual event each August, Judith Briles’ Book Publishing Unplugged. Strategies  are in play with regular adds to my YouTube channel, a Tips blog for Saturdays for those of you who just want a few items to nibble on that …

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Get the ABCs of the eBook World

Get the ABCs of the eBook World

A short reminder to be thing both print and “E” for this year. I’m a Print Dudette—I like books that I can touch, feel even smell! You may be, or you may be an “E” Dude or Dudette.
It doesn’t matter. What we authors need to “get” is that we should/need at least offer these two versions of our work to readers and buyers. 
If you are in Colorado tomorrow (that’s Saturday, January 3rd), make sure …

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