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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of June 23, 2018

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of June 23, 2018

This is the final day of Judith Briles Book Publishing Unplugged … and what three days it has been. Attendees had fun, worked, and definitely learned that book publishing and book marketing is not for sissies.

At the end of this week … I’m taking a few days off and taking my 14-year-old grandson to Alaska. I’m scheduled to be there twice this year. After a week cruise with him (yes, he’s doing the helicopter thing …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of June 16, 2018

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of June 16, 2018

Love it.  Several clients and their books went to the next step. Some to the layout. Some to the printer. Perfect. 
Enjoyed the deep-dive into LinkedIn and the Sales Navigator tool that Mike O’Neil revealed in this week’s webinar. If you have nonfiction books, make sure you listen in and watch the step-by-step slides. 
And, make sure you are registered for the powerhouse Tom Antion’s webinar coming this Tuesday on how to create a 7-Figure Income. 
Register here:https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3977977385275459075 
The clock …

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Get Your Print Books Reviewed Pre and Post Publication

Get Your Print Books Reviewed Pre and Post Publication

The Library Journal, School Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, Kirkus, and ForeWord Reviews are the gold standard in book reviews. Some (Publishers Weekly, ForeWord Reviews and Kirkus have also created a paid for review service—this doesn’t mean that you are guaranteed a blue ribbon with your payment for it. It means that you are guaranteed a review, sometimes “wow”, sometimes not-so-hot. Blue Ink Reviews (also an Author U member and Extravaganza Exhibitor) has garnered an excellent …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of June 02, 2018

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of June 02, 2018

Holy Moly … how can JUNE already be here? Really? As a kid, I lived on the strand of Hermosa Beach in Southern California. June kicked off the packed weekend beach time. Which meant out came in the old wagon I had found and my barefoot walking feet as I scouted the weekend sunbathers slurping sodas and beers. Why? you might be thinking. Because my 7-year-old self quickly learned that there was money for me …

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Stop the Book Insanity … Or Why I Don’t Want to Market My Book

Stop the Book Insanity … Or Why I Don’t Want to Market My Book

Stop the Book Insanity …
Authors sometimes don’t want to hear what works in creating a successful book campaign—campaigns that include the creation, the marketing and the sales of a book … they would rather keep doing the same thing … the thing that has produced no results. Which is usually sitting on their tush. Or if they did try “something” and it didn’t work, that they then choose to sit on their tush because …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of May 26, 2018

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of May 26, 2018

As May comes to a close, sections of my home state of Colorado were pounded with hail storms that looked like snow as it piled up on the ground. I breathed as we only got a “kiss” of it versus the three inches that hammered cars, windows, and gardens minutes away from my home. Three years ago, my roof was toast after a severe weather happening.
Looking forward to the fifth annual Book Publishing Unplugged event. …

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Don’t miss out—work with me in Denver in June

Don’t miss out—work with me in Denver in June

 
The clock is ticking fast now. In just 9 days … it’s the last day to SAVE moneys by registering for the 3—day Judith Briles Book Publishing Unplugged this year  that will be in Denver, Colorado June 21-23 this year.
How much money you ask? How about $150!
Your classmates will be coming from Texas, California, Illinois, Missouri, Arizona, Michigan, Ohio, Florida and of course Colorado.
JOIN ME in Denver next month! EARLY BIRD DISAPPEARS in 9 Days on May …

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