Topic: Book Publishing

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?
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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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Do you have a story to tell … one that producers should know about?

Do you have a story to tell … one that producers should know about?

Question for All Authors: Have you thought to have your book featured on TV or the big screen?
Ask yourself:

Have your readers written you, told you, or posted on social media that your book would make a great TV show or movie?
As you worked on your work and reread it upon completion felt that your work could be featured on the screen?
Is the storyline in your book comparable to shows and movies that have been successful?
Is …

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The 6 Options for Author & Publishing Learning … Which Delivers More?

The 6 Options for Author & Publishing Learning … Which Delivers More?

Over the next three months, I will be at seven live events. Meeting hundreds, actually thousands of authors, but meeting new experts. Their expertise expands my learning and my connections. It benefits me professionally; it benefits me mentally; and it benefits my publishing clients. That’s a win-win-win.
There are six key options for author learning:

attend live publishing and book marketing related events;
attend online publishing and book marketing events;
become a DIYer and learn by the school of …

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Have You Become Someone’s Cash Cow?

Have You Become Someone’s Cash Cow?

Have You Become Someone’s Cash Cow?
 
Starting down the publishing path takes money—don’t let anyone … anyone … tell you that it doesn’t. Usually, it’s more that what you think or planned for. And, it takes lots of time. Oh, and energy. Publishing isn’t the time to think you can be a couch potato. It’s a proactive endeavor.
Sure, there are ways to create a book and publish it for minimal dollars. And, it usually looks like …

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Do you want to be successful on your author and publishing journey … REALLY successful?

Do you want to be successful on your author and publishing journey … REALLY successful?

Did you know that the key to your publishing success is less than two months away?

Did you know that all authors need a booster for their publishing success?

Are you ready to lace up your running shoes and take the next step to your publishing success?

Are you ready to trek your way to publishing success?

I am … and I hope you are as well.
Last week, I completed my annual three-day book publishing marathon. …

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Stop the Book Insanity … Or Why I Don’t Want to Market My Book

Stop the Book Insanity … Or Why I Don’t Want to Market My Book

Stop the Book Insanity …
Authors sometimes don’t want to hear what works in creating a successful book campaign—campaigns that include the creation, the marketing and the sales of a book … they would rather keep doing the same thing … the thing that has produced no results. Which is usually sitting on their tush. Or if they did try “something” and it didn’t work, that they then choose to sit on their tush because …

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