Monthly Archives: December 2017

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of December 28, 2017

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of December 28, 2017

The final weekend of the year surfaces this tomorrow—it will be a looooong one for most. Be safe. Stay warm. Do have fun. And please do some noodling … visualize what your ideal 2018 will be for your authoring and publishing endeavors. What do you need to do to create it? To make it happen? What tools and skills do you need? Or what do you personally need to do to push you over to …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of December 21, 2017

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of December 21, 2017

The Holiday season continues. It’s easy to dive in and enjoy the fun, the food, the frolic. Don’t forget—when you take a vacation from work (your book, your writing, your publishing), you should be refreshed. Are you … or are you feeling exhausted? And today is “the longest night” of the year … it’s Winter Solstice … which makes me happy—it means I’m now moving one-day closer to summertime! Have a wonderful long weekend. Happy …

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5 Ways Your bank Can Help You Sell More Books

5 Ways Your bank Can Help You Sell More Books

One of the best ways to sell books is to do a book signing or author event at your local library because libraries are publicity machines.

I was reminded of that recently when I visited the Grafton, Wisc., branch of U.S. Bank where I do my banking. While standing in the short line waiting for a teller, I saw a poster and bookmarks advertising a book signing for New York Times best-selling author Elizabeth Berg. The …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of December 14, 2017

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of December 14, 2017

 
TODAY on Author YOU  – Your Guide to Book Publishing, host Dr. Judith Briles and Jackie Lapin dive into a variety of hooks for publicity that can be used to propel your book sales.

Listen in live from the website or via iTunes.  Tune in for the LIVE show 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 …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of December 07, 2017

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of December 07, 2017

It’s party time for many … how about a celebration of what you have accomplished this year? Now, that’s a party! Sure, there are always items on the plate that didn’t get completed. Maybe that’s a good thing. Maybe it wasn’t meant to be. And just Maybe, you have changed your path and have new goals. All of us have things we can celebrate. Please acknowledge yours.
 
TODAY on Author YOU  – Your Guide to Book …

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Authors: Don’t Answer Every Question When Doing PR & Media

Authors: Don’t  Answer Every Question When Doing PR & Media

WOWSA! You’ve landed an interview on your book; you’ve prepped, only to discover that the person interviewing you is clueless. Or, they have their own agenda. What to do? Why take control, that’s what you do!

Reality check:  Hosts get side-tracked … or heaven forbid, have their own agenda. If it’s not on yours, you need a Plan B when doing media and PR for your book.
Remember growing up, we were taught that we had to …

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Author Alert … get your name, your blogs, your press releases out there … easy peasy.

Author Alert … get your name, your blogs, your press releases out there  … easy peasy.

How would you like your blog to be syndicated to Google News every time you publish one?
How would you like anything you write to be pushed to the leading professional search resource: Lexis.com?
How would you like the same thing to happen with every press or promo release you generate?
Will … you can … easy, peasy … with ExpertClick.
I love phone calls that bring happy surprises. For years, I’ve worked with Mitch Davis an …

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