Topic: Book Publishing

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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10 Social Media Tips for 2019

10 Social Media Tips for 2019

Social media is the town hall of marketing for most authors. It’s a landscape that has pros and cons and is in a constant mode of change. Below are 5 Social Media Tips to start now … or continue doing. And there are 5 Social Media Oh-Ohs … meaning “be on alert” … change is in the air.

 
Let’s start with smart things to do, starting now.

 
1 Social Media Tip #1: Always be thinking—build your community.LinkedIn …

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Embrace 10 ways to make this the best author and publishing word ever!

Embrace 10 ways to make this the best author and publishing word ever!

 10 Ways to Move from So-So Author to Sought Out Author!
What are your author and publishing expectations for this year? Have you thought about them? Have you written them down?

It’s a New Year … and it’s a month that resolutions are created, chewed on, and usually spit out. Either they don’t work. They are rejected. Or it’s easier to do the same thing you’ve always been doing.
How about something different? Such as:

Launching a series and …

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