Monthly Archives: August 2015

Kick-Butt Author and Publishing Tips & Ahas August 29

Kick-Butt Author and Publishing Tips & Ahas August 29

 OMG … I can feel Autumn creeping in … in the early am–the air is different Of course, living in Colorado, we have had monsoons all summer–so we don’t really know what season it is!
Your quick tip for a still summer’s day is simply this: start thinking about repurposing the book that you already have written. Quick, ask yourself:

What are the chapters that have my meatiest “stuff” in them?
If I look at the Contents, are there any …

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How Not Knowing Crowdfunding Makes You a Rookie

How Not Knowing Crowdfunding Makes You a Rookie

 
How Not Knowing Crowdfunding Makes You a Rookie
              
Why does Joel Friedlander say, “Judith Briles does it again, providing exactly the resource indie authors need to make their way through the crowdfunding jungle. From planning to platforms to real-world strategies, this is the go-to guide that I’ll be  recommending.”
 
The book he is talking about is The CrowdFunding Guide for Authors & Writers. It’s the first in Judith Briles’ AuthorYOU Mini …

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It’s Hot … CrowdFunding for Authors! Get New Book Today!

It’s Hot … CrowdFunding for Authors! Get New Book Today!

You want to be in the minority in you are CrowdFunding Project!
That is, the minority that succeeds in a publishing crowdfunding project. Just under 30 percent are successful in reaching their funding goals. That should be you.
CrowdFunding Is a Trend … Not a Fad!
You’ve written a book … and now you need money for design and printing; money for marketing; money to develop a website; even money for a PR campaign. Money. If your resources …

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Kick-Butt Author and Publishing Tips & Ahas Aug 22

Kick-Butt Author and Publishing Tips & Ahas Aug 22

Are you interested in getting moneys to support your and your book project? Moneys that are a “gift” and don’t have to pay back? It’s called OPM … other people’s money and crowdfunding becomes your window to make it happen.
Oh, you need to tell the taxing folks that you got moneys … but let’s face it, when you create a book, money is spent. Sometimes, lots. Whatever you take in, you will most likely spend–so …

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Let’s Share Our Pinterest Boards Now!

Let’s Share Our Pinterest Boards Now!

Let’s dive into Pinterest together!
John Kremer is the guest on my radio show next week, the 27th. The topic is all things Pinterest and how to get your Boards to grow. We pre-taped the show due to both of our schedules … and the simple fact that I start the third annual Judith Briles Book Publishing Unplugged that morning for three solid days.
As in LinkedIn, it looks like the power in Pinterest just may be …

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Kick-Butt Author and Publishing Tips and Ahas

Kick-Butt Author and Publishing Tips and Ahas

Two tips for you today … both connections to goose your headlines and titles for articles, blogs … and yes, books. Headline writers make big bucks for the tabloids, magazines, newspapers and other forms of media. They use adjectives that pull in the emotional, empatheticl and spiritual strings on the reader. It’s a “gift” some say to be able to do that … and here’s my gift to you … they are both freebies.
1   The …

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YES … you can write a nonfiction book in 4 weeks!

YES … you can write a nonfiction book in 4 weeks!

WOWIE … Our first onsite class has finished and I’m deep in the heart of the first ONLINE class this month … Write a NonFiction Book in 4 Weeks!
Each class is kept small (never over 18 members) so that I can know each author, what his or her book is about and focus on their individual goals. What a pleasure to be in that position and what fun to watch as one by one, magic happens. …

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Kick-Butt Author and Publishing Tips and Ahas

Kick-Butt Author and Publishing Tips and Ahas

If you are thinking of an eBook, IngramSpark has a deal for you. Through September, you can get yours set up for FREE … just use the code: FREEEBOOK.  you are welcome. 
AND … If you are thinking of printing via POD for “test” books; creating “ARCs”–advanced reader copies for reviews; to have books available for book stores; or to just keep a book “in life”, you want to be dealing with IngramSpark. The quality for POD is …

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