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 Hot tips evolving from the AuthorU Extravaganza …

Judith Briles shares: Short is the New Black … and she will be creating this summer for nonfiction writers a Judith Brileshow to … as in how to write and have a book ready for editing in FOUR weeks. watch for sign-ups … the four week, in person program she will present will be in evenings in Denver. And she adds:

 Wouldn’t you like to write a #book in 2 hours …with a little help? Check out what I did.

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 Heather Lutze, the Findability expert at the Deep Dive Dinner Workshop:Heather Lutze

Get beyond the passive “Contact us” call to action and provide a juicy, compelling reason for visitors to your website to opt-in to your list. Give them something to download so they’ll share their contact information.

The result–you build your marketing database. When you offer a free assessment, report, ebook, audio or video, customers see these items as having value and will register to get them. And you capture their name and email.

 Robin Cutler, the visionary for shares secret sauce: When creating an IngramSpark Cutler finalaccount ad upload a book, authors create instant global access–bookstores can order your book for customers who request it. The quality is excellent and there isn’t the anti-Amazon stigma that many bookstores have. Note–all AuthorU members can get a 20 percent discount on IngramSpark orders.







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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 33 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 #33 will be published in June: The CrowdFunding Guide for Authors and Writers.

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 .

Follow @AuthorU and @MyBookShepherd on Twitter and do a “Like” at AuthorU and Judith Briles – TheBookShepherd on Facebook. If you want to create a book that has no regrets, contact Judith at


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.

 If you are looking for FREE author and book coaching … call in to Judith’s Author Monday Mornings at NOON Eastern each Monday. The number is 218-632-9854; Access Code 1239874444 … have your questions ready–there’s a full hour to ask and listen.