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Revisit your Profiles along with evaluating where you publish your expertise. Many overlook LinkedIn, thinking it’s just for job/careers. That’s old school. LinkedIn has created some excellent features including the Publishing side. Read on …

linkedin publishStarting publishing on LinkedIn. Do a bit of tweaking on an already existing blog and push it out–LinkedIn alerts your existing contacts that its available PLUS with using your hot keywords and phrases, you connect with a whole new audience that isn’t on your regular social media venues.  Very cool.



Have you joined a LinkedIn group? Better yet, have you started your own? Create a forum to your ideas, concepts, linkedin group how-tos. Attract a global audience that likes to dialogue with you, with each other. You can post questions to them and then watch the interaction.


linkedin profileRevisit what you are saying about you.  rearrange it a bit for a fresh look. Make sure you include keyword with “expert” behind it.






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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.

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