Topic: Book Industry News

Should You Ship Your Books via Amazon?

Should You Ship Your Books via Amazon?

Since last year, I, along with others, have been scratching our heads on what to do about Amazon … the Advantage program has been on hold since last May — it was the single, easiest way to get the non-POD version of a book up on Amazon and start the marketing process. With the suspension of it, Amazon Seller was the portal for an author to become a “vendor” and have books available for shipping. …

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Coming to work with Judith in CO? You got two days to save money

Coming to work with Judith in CO? You got two days to save money

There are only 10 seats left … is one YOURS?
Join me in COLORADO for the first annual Book Marketing Unplugged event, a two-day intensive to help you develop your own unique marketing game plan along with creating and absorbing a kick-butt, yes I can do it, execution strategy. Starting on the first day. It’s a YES! I can do this info and fun-packed two-days. I’ll feed your mind, your energy … and yep, your belly, …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of June 08, 2019

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of June 08, 2019

AuthorYOU SALONs are TODAY … perfect for authors located in Colorado—happens in my living room. Coffee and Tea are on me – bring ideas and questions … always—you leave with ideas and answers. If you are in the Denver area, drop by … it’s the AuthorYOU Salon a gathering and brainstorming for authors starts at 9 and goes to Noon. And you bring a snack to share and new socks that I give to the …

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The Perfect Social Media Cheat Sheet Online Course STARTS on THURSDAY

The Perfect Social Media Cheat Sheet Online Course STARTS on THURSDAY

 
Get ready to snap, crackle and truly POP using the social media platforms for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram PLUS how to get to your ideal target market. It all happens this month.
Those who heard Karen Liz Albert at the April AuthorYOU meeting in Colorado were WOWWED by what she revealed and demonstrated. Now, anyone can see it… no matter where you live and what your time zone is. How? … you ask. Simply by …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of December 29, 2018

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of December 29, 2018

It’s been an overwhelming month for many … Are you a tad worn out from all the Holiday parties, schmoozes, and food? I am … and looking forward to settling down and working with manuscripts and authors. Maybe some hot soup would hit the spot!
Colorado authors: COME ON DOWN … two events here in CO

The awesome kick off the new year on January 5th—it’s all about celebrations and author events with Mara Purl and myself. …

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The discomfort of change is a good thing

The discomfort of change is a good thing

Author Smarts:Getting Comfortable with Discomfort

Wouldn’t it be the cat’s meow if your authoring, publishing and writing worlds were cozy and comfortable?
Wouldn’t it be? But rarely is it. For many authors—we excel at create discomfort. Yup, sometimes for ourselves … and sometimes for our readers.
Your writing can be shocking to some; it can be a rude awakening; it can be action goosing …it can get people off their duffs. Yes … it can be uncomfortable.
If the …

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Heads Up for Authors…the Flip Flop World of Publishing

Heads Up for Authors…the Flip Flop World of Publishing

Is the Publishing World Turning? Yes, yes it is …

Publishing is morphing on a daily basis … If you are a new author, you’ve got publishing questions. Plenty of them. If you are an already published author, you should have publishing questions. Plenty of them.

As an author, ask: should I traditionally publish (hello New York), self-publish, independent publishing, pay-to-publish, hybrid publish, audio publish: ePublish or pPublish or aPublish … which is right for me and …

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