Topic: Book Marketing

Author Success Always Has This ONE, SINGLE Ingredient

Author Success Always Has This ONE, SINGLE Ingredient

Authoring … what a journey.  Highs and lows. Hopes and fears. Tears and joy. And a journey that requires perseverance. It’s the magic word that creates the buzz … the book sales … the author success. If that’s “the lottery”, then every one of us–meaning YOU– has the ability to grab the winning ticket. Your lucky charms have lined up!

Webster’s defines perseverance as a continued effort to do or achieve something despite difficulties, failure, or …

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My book marketing events have fallen down! By Judith Briles

My book marketing events have fallen down! By Judith Briles

Help … my book marketing events have fallen down! Can they get back up?
Were you planning a book launch for your print, eBook or audiobook? If you were … there have been a few hiccups for authors. Actually, lots. And you are stuck at home to boot.
Yes, the online presence of some type was going to happen … but what else? I bet you had some signings—libraries, bookstores, even friends’ homes. Not now. The reality …

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Book Marketing During COVID-19 by Judith Briles

Book Marketing During COVID-19 by Judith Briles

Book Marketing Forward … It’s a Wide WIDE Virtual World!
Oh-oh … the book launch or event you were planning this month has been turned upside down. A no-go. What are you going to do?
Libraries and bookstores are closed temporarily. You are in a self-imposed, self-quarantined environment in your home—what’s an author to do for book promo?
Authors “get” what working virtually is about. At least, some of it. My Friday Coaching group gets it—we meet on …

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What Would Love Say If It Was Asked Its Opinion?

What Would Love Say If It Was Asked Its Opinion?

Note to my publishing friends: Instead of what I had scheduled for my blog today, I reached out to the members of my Friday coaching group last Friday to share their thoughts during the “shelter in place” time that many of you are experiencing. Connie Munde, author of What Love Would Say, shares her thoughts today. Wise words to chew on and practice. 

 
What Would Love Say If It Was Asked Its Opinion?

As the author of …

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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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Critical Question for All Authors: Are You Findable? by Judith Briles

Critical Question for All Authors: Are You Findable? by Judith Briles

Authors must be findable… easily findable. Online is your friend–it’s the town hall–the global business card. You don’t want to get lost in the mist of what feels like nowhere.

Your 3 BIG Questions Every Author Needs to ASK … and ANSWER … NOW!

Do You Know Where Your Book Sales Come From?

       Do You Know Where Your Clients Come From?
              Do You Know Where Your ____ Comes From?
Having a marketing and sales background, it was drilled …

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Meet Me in Colorado for March Speaking Unplugged …by Judith Briles

Meet Me in Colorado for March Speaking Unplugged …by Judith Briles

Oh Yes … yes, you can.
Would you like a “hands-on workshop” to soar your speaking that is limited to a small number of participants? Would you like to start making money with your book?

Comments from a recent Unplugged from “old time” speakers who thought they had all the tips and tricks they needed: ” I got more in two hours than in my 10 years of being a speaker” … “Wow, Wow, Wow.” Yup, …

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