It’s that Time for Gratefulness, Giving, Caring, Thanksgiving
It’s Thanksgiving week. A time of reflection and gratefulness. Much is on my plate as The Book Shepherd, a friend, neighbor, Mom. What about you?
Your Success … Marketing Success Doesn’t Happen by Chance
Participate … Participate … Participate—your author and marketing success demands that you show up. It’s the 90% Rule via Judith Briles, The Book Shepherd.
5 Sizzling Tips for Authors during the Holiday Season
During the Holidays, authors scramble for ideas for book promo. Judith Briles has 5 easy peasy tips to stand out before Black Friday and the massive ads hit
Authors: It’s Booktober … What Are You Doing the Rest of the YEAR?
Authors don’t need to be stumped with marketing—the first step to becoming a Ninja Book Marketer is to embrace “Yes, I Can” and dump “I just want to write.”
How to Enter Book Award Competitions by Judith Briles
Which book awards do you enter? Do they matter? And the essential question: should you? Let’s start with the second question first. The answer: sometimes. Depending upon the tenacity of the author/publisher in getting the word out about the book and the award, you
If Book Publishing Is to Be … what are an author’s options?
To be … or Not to be is a form of a question I get at least once a week when it comes to publishing. Should I just do it myself? Should I signup with a self-publishing kind of company to get my book
Goodreads Opens Door for Book Review Bombing Trolls
Yikes … what a headline to write. One that I never imagined I would. And I’m glad I did. Consider this a full author alert. In a podcast I did years ago with the then president of the Colorado Library Association, she revealed that
Top Ten Twitter Tweets of July 10, 2021
Good Authoring Day to YOU Reminder … TODAY is AuthorYOU Salons. Online starts at 7 AM Mountain time … IN-Person at 9 AM. details are on the www.Meetup.com/AuthorYouSalons page. The sold out Amazon Bestseller Campaign workshop started
Top Ten Twitter Tweets of June 19, 2021
Good Authoring Day to YOU This is a writing weekend for me. Clients’ books to move forward. And, getting ready for Speaking Unplugged. Are you coming? It’s the only session this year. The clock is on the
26 Hot Tips for Authors to Succeed at Fairs & Farmers Markets
Are There Book Sales via Book & Crafts Fairs Plus Farmers Markets in Your Midst? Yep, it’ still COLD out there in some parts of the country … but book marketing for late Spring and the Summer should be starting NOW … Gulp …