Tagged: speaking

A Website Must Have for Authors: Speaking Tab

A Website Must Have for Authors: Speaking Tab

As I prepped for the weekend’s 4th Speaking Unplugged boot camp, I always through the previous one’s 75-page workbook, and ask myself,
What is missing—what should I add to enhance the speaking journey? And what do I need to do an update to that I currently include?

There were updates and three new sections added for this year’s two-day event. Two of them dealt with the website “must haves” … not knowing which is the chicken and …

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Author and Speaker Alert: Are You Stretching What You Do?

Author and Speaker Alert: Are You Stretching What You Do?

Over the weekend, I had the honor of presenting a four-hour workshop on Publishing Today for the Denver Women’s Press Club with a packed room. Book Publishing Options Today. It was a “wide-open” topic, one I knew inside out … and one that I can do blindfolded.
The question was: would I? And the answer: No. If I had given the “usual,” it would have been a good presentation—it always is. But, it would have been …

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Top Ten Twitter Tweets of November 02, 2017

Top Ten Twitter Tweets of November 02, 2017

TODAY on Author YOU  – Your Guide to Book Publishing, host Dr. Judith Briles and Patti Thorn from Blue Ink Reviews will explore what’s happening in the book review world outside of Amazon and how you can maximize it to your benefit.
Listen in live from the website or via iTunes.  Tune in for the LIVE show at 6 Eastern, 5 Central, 4 Mountain, 3 Pacific and for our out-of-the-country members and followers … you are …

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Kick-Butt Author and Publishing Tips & Ahas April 23, 2016

Kick-Butt Author and Publishing Tips & Ahas April 23, 2016

 
How are you selling your books? Just waiting the Amazon order? If you are, you are shooting your book in its pages. There are distribution options beyond online retailers and brick-and-mortar shops. 
Have you:

Created your own website and sell your book there.

Summer is coming. How about approaching book fairs? May communities have book fairs and welcome authors to purchase tables and sell books (and be available for a book signing).

Offer to speak where there are potential …

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Be a Book Bug … Not a Bug Carrier!

Be a Book Bug … Not a Bug Carrier!

Hubby John and I travel lots for business. Okay, sometimes a little pleasure. Some of it is on a cruise ship where I’m either writing or doing a workshop for authors–like the PublishingAtSea.com cruise that Joan Stewart, Amy Collins, Georgia McCabe and I completed last month. A total of 24 of us attended … here’s a shot of a few that we managed to gather at dinner at one time. And we were on Royal Caribbean–none of …

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Gimmicks, Gadgets & the Buzz Factor

Gimmicks, Gadgets & the Buzz Factor

At a recent three-day convention, I was slated to present the opening keynote for the next day and a workshop on communication the third day. It has always been my practice when time permitted, to come in a day early so I could hear other speakers, feel the energy of the group and if there is another main speaker, to make sure that I hear him or her.