Topic: Book Success

Have you updated your eMail Signature?

Have you updated your eMail Signature?

What’s in Your eMail Signature?
Savvy authors need to create at least one eMail signature that is attached to every email they initiate. Why? It tells the receiver who you are … and it enables them to connect with you without pulling out their hair trying to track you down—meaning that you include your phone number, website, social media contacts–what else?
With the internet, eMarketing is everywhere. And so is your “signature”. Profiles, blog, articles, you name …

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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?
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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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Every Author Is Involved in Sales … That Means YOU!

Every Author Is Involved in Sales … That Means YOU!

Are your book sales on the light side? Are the limping along? Do you know that every author needs to master the art of selling? And do you know why?

How about … Ineffective authors lose books sales. And money. Could that be happening to you?  If so, that’s a tad of a downer.
At the core is sales. Selling books. Pitching your book … and yourself. Even if no one told you that the job description …

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When Authors Are Through Changing … It’s an Oh-OH!

When Authors Are Through Changing … It’s an Oh-OH!

How’s your authordom been — calm, serene, laid back, tranquil . . . or maybe, a tad hectic? If the latter, the change factor is most likely the creator. You have a choice. Get on the change train, or get run over. You might say, “I’ll stop writing for a while … or even find something else to do. Either way, you won’t avoid change.

Change — the breeder of resistance for most. It involves identifying …

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Tips of Goal Setting for Authors and Book Publishing … It’s a New, NEW Year

Tips of Goal Setting for Authors and Book Publishing … It’s a New, NEW Year

No author plans to fail; what he or she does is fail to plan. –Snappy Sassy Salty by Judith Briles
Goals-identify them … a good thing to do for any author who wants to be seriously successfu!
A few “authoring and publishing” years ago, I completed Snappy Sassy Salty: Wise Words for Authors and Writers. Today, January 1, 2019, it still stands as one of my favorites. Why? Because it is woven with quotations to kick-start and propel authors and …

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Authors Thinking Ahead … What’s After Your Book? Another Book … or a “Product”?

Authors Thinking Ahead … What’s After Your Book? Another Book … or a “Product”?

Authors Thinking Ahead … What’s After Your Book?
Maybe … Another Book … or a “Product”?
 

Whew … you’ve worked hard … your book is outselling, reviews coming in, maybe a little speaking (personally, I hope lots) … what are you going to do next?
Write another book? That would be a big “yes” from me. Savvy authors know that if they practice “I’m a one-book pony” that the probability for success comes to a screeching halt.
Have you …

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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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