Social media is the town hall of marketing for most authors. It’s a landscape that has pros and cons and is in a constant mode of change. Below are 5 Social Media Tips to start now … or continue doing. And there are 5 Social Media Oh-Ohs … meaning “be on alert” … change is in the air.
Let’s start with smart things to do, starting now.
1 Social Media Tip #1: Always be thinking—build your community.LinkedIn …
This is my birthday week—did you pick up the free ebook of How to Create a $1,000,000 Speech? … AND, there are special discounts for Speaking Unplugged—grab them while they last … that is if you want to join me March 22-23 for a workshop that will take you, your book, and your career to another and different platform. Do … not … miss … it. Details are on my personal site, www.TheBookShepherd.com. If you …
How’s your authordom been — calm, serene, laid back, tranquil . . . or maybe, a tad hectic? If the latter, the change factor is most likely the creator. You have a choice. Get on the change train, or get run over. You might say, “I’ll stop writing for a while … or even find something else to do. Either way, you won’t avoid change.
Change — the breeder of resistance for most. It involves identifying …
Well … my stove decided it was time to take a permanent siesta. New one is in and I’m loving it—now a 5-burner baby! Working with a variety of projects and finishing up a BIG one … plus moving forward with the book cover for my own new book … no sheepie guys on it!
Get registered for the March mini Extravaganza … it’s ALL about marketing. Details here: http://bit.ly/MiniExtravaganza
This is my birthday month… special discounts for …
Do you go out to play? Savvy Authors Do!
When was the last time someone knocked on your door and asked you out to play? When you are on vacation, are you able to leave the office, the emails … gulp, the mobile behind?
When was the last time you allowed yourself to restore or re-create yourself? How about giving yourself a Valentines and take a Play Day? It could be just the thing to juice up …
Who would have known that the book I was working on two weeks ago has basically turn into an autobiography? Certainly, not me. Not a “tell all” and get even … it’s more about how I’ve overcome some of the pit holes, traps, mistakes, tragedies and disasters in my life. Whew. It’s in layout now.
Looking forward to the AuthorYOU Circles this morning … perfect for authors located in Colorado—happens in my living room. Coffee and …
Author success revolves around being an entrepreneur. My raw definition of an entrepreneur is someone who creates, organizes and operates a business or multiple businesses. He or she takes on financial risks in order to do so and spends uncountable hours in the process. Often, it’s a solo act … with assist/help from others who are engaged along the journey. Yup, that sounds like the path of a successful author.
To take the journey, here’s what’s …
These next two weeks are a “finish up” goal for me … several projects need to move to full layout for new ones to commence. A good thing!
Looking forward to the AuthorYOU Gadgets and Tools gathering today … next Saturday, if you are in Denver area, drop by … it’s the Author Circles brainstorming on from 9 to noon … coffee is on me
Friday mornings are the place to be with other authors! I love …