Kick-Butt Author and Publishing Tips & Ahas October 17

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1. is HOT for authors. It’s a great source to tap into to gather up all the news and content and any topic or person you want to follow (i.e. their blogs or other feeds)–when you are tracking your competitors and top influencers, Feedly does it for you and you just have one spot to go to.feedly-logo-black-color



2. OMG! YouTube has 72 hours of video uploaded every minute of every day of every hour. Have you added any to the feed lately?download (1)




3. Blogging aha … add a little love to your posts with “Link Love“… when you are blogging and reference someone else. their blog, product, article, etc., create a live link–

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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.

Become part of her inner circle by joining the Author’s Ark and exclusive monthly webinar and coaching event. Each summer, she holds Judith Briles Book Publishing Unplugged, a three day intensive limited to a small group of authors who want to be seriously successful. In 2015, the dates are August 27-29th.  Her audio and workbook series, Creating Your Book and Author Platform is now available. Join Judith live on Thursdays at 6 p.m. EST for Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing on the Toginet Network at .

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header-logo1.pngAuthor U is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to the author who wants to be seriously successful. Monthly education programs delivered face-to-face and online, The Author Resource ezine, BookCamps and the annual Author U Extravaganza are tools designed for authors pre, during and post publishing of their books. Join today.

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