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Jul
31
Wed
Webinar: How to Avoid Book Publishing Blunders … and How to Recover When You Make Them!
Jul 31 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

How to Avoid Book Publishing Blunders … and How to Recover When You Make Them!

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM MDT

Whether you are just beginning the author journey or think you are an old pro, the publishing maze has a few tricks up its sleeve. Contracts can snarl you, marketing can swamp you, and social media can suck your energy. No wonder authors become comatose—no longer, after this highly interactive, fun and “aha” session.

Your takeaways will include:

• Identifying the 7 deadly sins that too many authors make.

• Learn what the “escape” clause is that every author needs to include in a traditional publishing contract.

• Come away with great tips and tricks to goose up your open rate on blogs and emails.

• Embrace the strategy to deliver “Best Seller” status on Amazon without spending money or gathering up a bunch of gifts as inducements to buy your book on launch day

Dr. Judith Briles, the award-winning and best-selling author of 37 books, including Author YOU: Creating and Building Your Author and Book Platforms, Snappy Sassy Salty: Wise Words for Authors and Publishers, The CrowdFunding Guide for Authors & Writers, and How to Avoid Book Publishing Blunders, Bloopers, and Boo-Boos. How to Create a $1,000,000 Speech, was released in 2018 and When God Says NO released in 2019.

To date, her books have been translated into 16 countries with over 1,000,000 copies sold! Judith’s books and work have been featured in over 1,000 radio and TV shows including repeat appearances on CNN, CNBC, and Oprah. She has worked with over 1,000 authors and created 500 plus best-sellers. Print publications include Newsweek, People, Time, The Wall Street Journal, Working Woman and … The National Enquirer!

Based in Colorado, she is the founding Partner in The Book Shepherd, a book and publishing consulting and project management firm that works with authors at all stages of their book to create a book they never regret!

REGISTER HERE:  https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/5611080915626651905

Oct
18
Fri
Book Marketing Unplugged
Oct 18 – Oct 19 all-day

Question: When should authors start marketing their books?
Answer: The day they start writing it.

Okay … so must authors don’t get a “pass” on this question. So, let’s reframe the question:

Question: When should authors start marketing their books?
Answer: NOW.

When your car begins to make an awful noise and just stops, you know you have a problem … right?

When your basement is flooded; when you noticed that there are watermarks on your ceiling; or that water is seeping through your window edges, you have a problem … right?

When your computer goes blank and doesn’t respond, you know you have a problem … right?

BUT … what about marketing your book? Do you have a problem? YOU DO, if you have ANY of these symptoms:

  • There are people who would benefit from your book, and you aren’t connecting with them.
  • There are people who are interested in your topic or your genre and you haven’t reached out via social media to connect.
  • There are people within social media that are interested in your topic and who aren’t engaging with you.
  • There is a change you are focusing on that relates to the premise of your book … and others “don’t get it.”
  • You are having difficulty persuading book buyers or your target market to buy your book.
  • Your ideal/target market doesn’t connect with your reasoning, rationale, solutions, or storyline within your book.
  • Your social media and email contacts are less than 1,000.
  • You have engaged the “BB” gun approach to marketing—just aim anywhere; push it out to anyone at any time.

Do any of the above sounds like you. If yes, you have a marketing problem.

If that is you, then how much time are you spending working on a marketing solution? What are you investing in your time, energy and money to learn and create a plan that works? Savvy authors have learned that you cannot solve your marketing problem the next day by simply repeating what you did yesterday, last week, last month … or certainly, last year.

Solution: Attend and participate in the first annual Judith Briles Book Marketing Unplugged. Successful authors have learned and practice: if my book marketing success is to be … it’s up to me. Join Judith Briles for Book Marketing Unplugged this fall. It’s a two-day intensive with just Judith. And YES, there will be hot seats for each participant.

Date: October 18-19

Location: HILTON DENVER INVERNESS – 200 Inverness Drive West, Englewood, CO 80112

Hotel rates:  $139.00

First Timers Registration:  $497 

Alumni of Unplugged Events Registration:  $347

If you are a VIP AuthorYOU member, you save $100 on the first-timers registration: You pay $397. Contact Judith Briles directly for your member discounted ticket. Judith@Briles.com