Topic: Book Publishing

12 Tips for Authors to Get Endorsements & Forewords

12 Tips for Authors to Get Endorsements & Forewords

Not a week goes by that I don’t get an email or a call from an author asking how to get an Endorsement for their book or how to get someone to write the Foreword.

Here’s my response …
For Forewords:
Big suggestion … pull a line or phrase from the writer of the Foreword and put it in a “blurb” format that pops on your back cover. It supports them; a shout out thank …

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Do YOU Want to Create an Amazon Bestseller Campaign for Your eBook?

Do YOU Want to Create an Amazon Bestseller Campaign  for Your eBook?

If your answer is yes … then I’ll guide you through the maze to make it happen … with the how-to and have fun along the way.  Read on …

There are 23 steps in your journey … a journey where you could pay someone to travel and implement for you … or one where you can roll up your sleeves and learn how to create, implement, and execute. As in DIY.
ALERT: It’s the last week …

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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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Get 5 Tips on Why to Speak on Your Book by Judith Briles

Get 5 Tips on Why to Speak on Your Book by Judith Briles

Are You an Author? Should You Be Speaking on Your Book?
By Judith Briles
There are a gazillion books published every year. But there aren’t a gazillion authors speaking on their books. And my question is: why the heck not?  
Here are five reasons to consider becoming an author who speaks:

Speaking shares your message with more people. You have something to say, right? Isn’t this why you wrote your book? Speaking lets you present your core messages …

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Are You Doing “the ASK” to Support YOU and YOUR Book? by Judith Briles

Are You Doing “the ASK” to Support YOU and YOUR Book? by Judith Briles

Your book is coming … or you are thinking about doing a “repush” on one that came out last year or some time ago.
Are you ready to shout out and celebrate?
Are you ready to do “the ASK?”

You should be.
It’s time to reach out.

Who are your Friends?
Who are your Fans?
Who has a “site” that could be an ideal hosting venue to invite others to?
Who has a business that could be the site and bring in potential …

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It’s a Perfect Day Designed for Writers Who Want to Become Authors …

It’s a Perfect Day Designed for Writers Who Want to Become Authors …

It’s a Perfect Day Designed for Writers Who Want to Become Authors …

 
Join me, The Book Shepherd, for a day designed just for you at Casa Quatar. Are you ready to take the next step to become an author? OR … do you know someone who is?
Share this post with them.
Over 80% of Americans think they want to write a book. Is that you? Do you know the “why” of why your book should …

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