Topic: Platforms

6 Twitter Tips for Happy Tweeting Trails

6 Twitter Tips for Happy Tweeting Trails

Reach Your Audience …
6 Quick Twitter Tips for You:

1. GET the Most Bang
Know when to Tweet and where the audiences are. According to RadiumOne, there are two peak times during the day to Tweet:
10AM to 12PM and 8PM through 10PM
That’s it, at least for now. If you want to see the most shares, with the highest click-through, you should be Tweeting from 12 noon to 2PM. Remember, Tweets are global, which means global times …

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Social Media for Authors: Where Do You Start?

Social Media for Authors: Where Do You Start?

Social Media is going to be the primary tool to move your book forward. If you are still resistant, three words for you: Get Over It! With that said, experiment-which of the key platforms—LinkedIn Groups, Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Blog, YouTube—will work best to get your toe in the water? In most cases, I’m going to tell you to do them all, but concentrate on one of two. Download Hootsuite or SocialOomph to keep your sanity to manage them … and to manage forward.

The Book Shepherd Shares Her Inside Secrets to Creating Author and Book Platforms

The Book Shepherd Shares Her Inside Secrets to Creating Author and Book Platforms

Judith also gets the pitfalls that an author can encounter. With 18 books published via traditional NY publishers, she learned to her dismay, that two disappeared—owing her thousands of dollars; that books were orphaned three different times with editors who were fired or quit in the middle of production and no one was there to support her dream—meaning the book was dead; that a publisher actually sold rights to a book after all rights had reverted to her—never giving her a dime. Judith also learned how to be successful, really success in publishing.

Last week to enter! Author YOU Cha-Cha-Cha Sweepstakes

Last week to enter!  Author YOU Cha-Cha-Cha Sweepstakes

Calling All Authors! The Author YOU Cha-Cha-Cha Sweepstakes is open until the end of the month! One lucky Author or Author-to-be will walk away with over $6,000 in prizes this month. How cool would that be–$1,000 off of printing; Yours truly–Judith Briles–will sit down with you in person or via Skype an do a 3 hour Platform building strategy session for you and your book; an Internet publicity campaign for your eBook; a cover design for your book; an eBook layout of your book; and more! Don’t miss out. This has been created for the Author and Book in You Success Tour!