Monthly Archives: July 2016

Kick-Butt Author and Publishing Tips & Ahas September 26

Kick-Butt Author and Publishing Tips & Ahas September 26

 
I’m always the amused when authors to be jump the gun to become an author. Don’t, there’s lots you need to learn in the very fast whirlwind of publishing that if not, can paralyze your book. And you.

Avoid the RTP Syndrome … Rush to Publish. Too many authors rush into publishing without understanding the many hurdles and obstacles. Breathe and start learning. You are on a marathon, not a sprint.
Start hanging out … meaning that …

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Get 28 MORE Sizzling HOT Publishing, Marketing & PR Tips in only one hour!

Get 28 MORE Sizzling HOT Publishing, Marketing & PR Tips in only one hour!

If you’re an author, an author-to-be or publisher, you really want to register for this next-level training we’re doing on Monday, August 1 at 7pm ET/ 4pm PT. We promise you … you will get 28 MORE Sizzling HOT Publishing, Marketing & PR Tips in only an hour.
And yes, if you can’t attend live … register anyway. That way you will automatically get the replay the following day.
Register here – https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1408490164562698242
Your six publishing pros will …

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Kick-Butt Author and Publishing Tips & Ahas

Kick-Butt Author and Publishing Tips & Ahas

 
As an author, you are a business owner, you want the best for your authoring business, but sometimes the budget calls for you to find creative, cost-effective solutions. With the countless online applications, services and tools available, you have many options you can use to run your business.
 
Here are 5 free tools and services that may be of assistance to your business per my favorite Geek Girl, Kelly Johnson of CornerstoneVA.com:
 
1. MeetingBurner.com – This is a …

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Kick-Butt Author and Publishing Tips and Ahas

Kick-Butt Author and Publishing Tips and Ahas

 
 
If you need “another” phone number, one that you don’t have to pay an arm and a leg for … … it’s Google to the rescue. If you don’t want to use your personal number for posting on your website, get a Google phone number. Here’s what I like about it–the redirect and the reveal.

Redirect means that it gets directed to the number you want to answer but not reveal. I use my mobile. AND …

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Is Barnes & Noble Move Too Little, Too Late for Self-Published Authors?

Is Barnes & Noble Move Too Little, Too Late for Self-Published Authors?

The so called “HUGE news” in bookland last week was all about Barnes & Noble: it has actually made a competitive move that could leave Amazon in the dust  (there are 640 BN stores … Amazon has only 3) … but will it? I don’t think so. Maybe it may just be:

And maybe it’s too little, too late.
Yes, B&N is the gorilla when it comes to brick and mortar stores—in all 50 states. Amazon has …

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Kick-Butt Author and Publishing Tips and Ahas

Kick-Butt Author and Publishing Tips and Ahas

 

 
Is Anyone Listening or Viewing Out There?
If you do webinars … do you have any idea what your listeners/viewers are doing? Below is a recap of a study sponsored by Intercall, the largest InternetConference Call Center.
So what is the average person doing during your in-depth presentation?

65% are doing other work
63% are sending an email
55% are eating or making food
47% are going to the restroom (hope with the mute button on!)
44% are texting
43% are checking …

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Authors: Learn Step-by-Step Amazon Success Toolkit Formula

Authors: Learn Step-by-Step Amazon Success Toolkit Formula

YES!  It’s time to learn the Step-by-Step Amazon Success Toolkit Formula … and it’s all yours in a free webinar!

Calling all Authors and Authors-to-be: Have you written a book, but feel clueless on how to upload it to CreateSpace or IngramSpark or anything to do within the Amazon realm?  Clueless no more is your new motto with this eye-opening FREE webinar slated for Thursday, July 7th.
Claim My Spot Now! https://bookdesigntemplates.leadpages.co/uploading-your-book-to-createspace/
Join Joel Friedlander, Tracy Atkins and Judith …

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Kick-Butt Author and Publishing Tips and Ahas

Kick-Butt Author and Publishing Tips and Ahas

 

 
It’s a big weekend for many … Passover and Easter all together. Enjoy family and friends … and my favorite, a great milk chocolate delight! Here’s a few Tips to nibble over:
Is Anyone Listening or Viewing Out There?
If you do webinars … do you have any idea what your listeners/viewers are doing? Below is a recap of a study sponsored by Intercall, the largest InternetConference Call Center.
So what is the average person doing during your …

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