If you are like me, your email box is loaded … in fact, overloaded … with offers to do “this” and offers to do “that”; with call to action after call to action. It’s exhausting, to say the least.
Each year, I put an enormous amount of time and energy in putting together AuthorU’s annual Extravaganza—a three-day event bringing a variety of publishing and marketing experts together under one roof. Each commit to not being Swoopers—speakers who …
The Book Shepherds: Why should you write a book? The Credibility Factor
#2 Your book creates The Creditibility Factor. Creating a book with substance and quality says reams about whom and what you are. You’ve done the research; you’ve done a study;
Join us for a webinar on Jul 11, 2017 at 4:00 PM MDT.
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On Tuesday, July 11th (6 ET, 5 CT, 4 MT, 3 PT.) … 30 awesome and Hot Publishing Ahas and Tips from six amazing publishing pros: Judith Briles, Joan Stewart, Rebecca Finkel, Kelly Johnson, Mara Purl and Amy Collins. Plus we always throw in a few more that you won’t want to miss!
What author and writer don’t want savvy insider tips and …
Don’t you love it when you take just ONE HOUR and the bells and whistles go off that YES, this is what I’ve been looking for? … and it’s what happened the first time AuthorU offered this webinar to our authors and authors to be. Fireworks started to soar for many!
Why is it hot? How about taking your expertise … your slides from a talk … even an idea for “something” that you’ve been noodling …
Update and Refresh your Metadata for your Book and Profiles
Consumers’ mindsets are constantly evolving, so it’s important to regularly update your metadata to reflect current trends and buzz words/phrases. Select 3-5 keywords that best reflect the content of your book in a way readers would typically do a Google search for that content or info. Add these to the keyword field on any site that offers your book (Amazon, BN, IngramSpark, your website, etc.) look …
Amazon Customer Care Tip: the phone # to call is 866-216-1072. It will direct you to an overseas contact. When I called for help on something for my Unplugged event, I hit two obstacles: 1-she was hard to understand with her accent; 2-there was so much background, it was difficult to hear anything. What to do? Just say you want a U.S. representative. You will be immediately routed back to the U.S. … clarity and …
Getting on a Major TV Show Will Sell Tons of Books and a Publicist Will Get Me On for Sure … IT WILL NOT!
Repeating the last few weeks’ blogs on book marketing: If I have heard it once, I have heard it over a thousand times. “I don’t want to market my books … I just want to write.”
Yup, I get it … many authors would rather just be writing. After all, the blood and …
Would you rather go for a root canal at the dentist? Or schedule a colonoscopy? How about avoid the author elephant in the room—book marketing? Get over it. The most common phrase out of too many authors is: I can’t market my books. Or, I don’t want to market my books. I just want to write. Get over it.
You have to market your books—your product. Oh please, get over your resistance. The reality is, YES …