My speaking and publishing pal of many decades, Susan RoAne (author of How to Work a Room that has sold in excess of 1,000,000 copies one book at a time the old fashion way—via book stores) ranted on this blurb/Ad that has been circulating all over Facebook … love, love, love it:
“A RoAne Rant: This is about the “paid ad” on my FaceBook page to sign up for “3 Steps to a 7 figure speaking career”.
Really??? 3 Steps??? Please: Friends, crank up your BS Detectors.
Yes, there are some who do get to that 7 figure level. Maybe they were CEOs of major companies or gold medalists or former presidents or entertainers or authors of multiple bestsellers or maybe a TEDTalk favorite. They paid their dues in one form or another. And I doubt any who have reached 7 figures would say it “only took 3 steps”.
Do your Due Diligence before you squander your hard-earned dineros. You’re welcome!”
Indeed, you are welcome … scammers want your money, your credit card. You should too! Do they really care about your success? Are you freak’in kidding me? Of course not. And yes, you are welcome!
Judith Briles is a book publishing expert and coach. She empowers authors and is the Founder of Author U, a membership organization created for the serious author who wants to be seriously successful. She’s been writing about and conducting workshops on publishing since the 80s. Judith is the author of 34 books including Author YOU: Creating and Building Your Author and Book Platforms (ForeWord IndieFab Book of the Year), Snappy Sassy Salty: Wise Words for Authors and Writers and a speaker at publishing conferences. Book #34 was published this summer: The CrowdFunding Guide for Authors & Writers. Get your copy.
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