Fun in the cyber air … and more author smarts … was revealed to the VIP AuthorYOU community at the NO PITCH … just INFO and HOW TO only webinar on Tuesday. A Baker’s Dozen of goodies and tools that are free—and how to use them. Replay is only available to the VIP AuthorYOU membership. JOIN NOW
Got a question? You get my input … plus that of those who are here that can add to it.
If you are in Colorado, the APRIL AuthorYOU SALONs will be held TODAY, Saturday, April 13th … perfect for authors located in Colorado—happens in my living room. Coffee and Tea are on me – bring ideas and questions … always—you leave with ideas and answers. If you are in Denver area, drop by … it’s the AuthorYOU Salon a gathering and brainstorming for authors starts at 9 and goes to noon … coffee and tea are on me—you bring your questions and get answers and insights. And you bring a snack to share and new socks that I give to the homeless and those in need. If you are in my “hood” … come on over! Details are at https://www.meetup.com/AuthorU/events/fjhzgqyzgbsb/
Loved the meetings with the authors who are part of my new Mentor program. It’s an intense six-month program I announced at my recent Speaking Unplugged—only for the author who wants to be seriously successful. You will find details under the Services tab on TheBookShepherd.com website.
Friday mornings are the place to be with other authors! I love the Friday coaching that happens early each Friday AM. I always have a “new tip” for the group, then it opens up to “catch up” and “asks”. Become a subscriber so you can get Friday Coaching for less than a weekly glass of wine; for less than a weekly Bacon, Egg & Cheese Biscuit – Combo at Chick-fil-A; for less than 3 movie tickets! ALERT …we do this on Zoom … you need to connect with me. Only $27 a month—limited amount of subscribers allowed. We gather via Zoom at 7 AM. The dress? Totally casual. Get on board –it’s fun and informative … and you get all questions answered. This is for any author anywhere!
Register here: http://bit.ly/FridayCoaching
THIS WEEK on Author YOU – Your Guide to Book Publishing, the topic is: Do you know what the changes are in social media to position your book for buyer pickup and readability? To create you as an influencer. You should–and you will after you listen in to this podcast with Judith Briles, The Book Shepherd, and her guest and social media expert, Melody Jones. This edition is Part 2 … listen in to Part 1 that unfolded last week. 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 going to have to do the clock crunching for your time zone at http://bit.ly/BookPublishing-iTunes. You can also go to the Home page of http://www.AuthorU.org, scroll down and click on any of the past shows—just click and are instantly there! With over 100,000 downloaded podcasts each month from around the world, you are in good company!
Here are your Top Ten Tweet for the past week
Tweets are faster than a speeding bird … below are The Book Shepherd’s® Top Ten Tweets from the past week that you may have missed …
Author, Publishing and Resource Success
Woot … loved the interview I did in Dallas with the awesome Dallas Geeks. All about speaking and selling books-watch: Just completed an interview with the Dallas Geeks! https://www.dallasgeekofficial.com/home/spotlight-sunday-judith-briles
Are you getting ready to #publish a #book? Get your checklist out … there are a litany of tasks to do BEFORE going to print. Podcast with book designer @NickZelinger via @mybookshepherd @JudithBriles: ow.ly/Au9E30o6JJO #authors #publishing #amwriting
Translating Your Self-Published Book publishedtodeath.blogspot.com/2017/08/transl… via @EricaVerrillo
Social Media and Marketing Strategies
Book Marketing Tip: If we do our best, we are a success. Success is the maximum utilization of the ability that you have. — Zig Ziglar bookmarketingbestsellers.com/book-marketing…
How to Get Your #Business Started on #SocialMedia Be Intentional With Your Strategy Stay Focused on the Plan Accentuate Your Strengths Design a Strategy Around Your Audience Create Better Content The Right Mix of Content Integrate Video Track Metrics rebekahr.com/2tVc5hx
📌 this > bit.ly/2HPul3F Instagram Stories are one of the most creative types of video out there. They can be quick and spontaneous or planned out to the smallest detail. via @PegFitzpatrick #pinitforlater #smm #socialtips
Wondering how to persuade Social Media Followers to follow you to your owned blog or email list? Here are 10 tactics to help you: heidicohen.com/encourage-soci… #socialmedia #digitalmarketing
Writers & Writing
6 Reasons the KonMari Method Does Not Work With Books buff.ly/2R8swhA by @BarbaraDelinsky
How To Dictate Your Book goo.gl/gQLm7J #amwriting #writingtips
Cool things and OMG moments!
This Test Will Tell You How Many Books You Can Read in a Year | @mentalfloss pwne.ws/2RRpqig
Remember … you can listen to over 300+ programs that Author U Founder Judith Briles has created for your book and authoring success: http://tinyurl.com/AuthorURadio , scroll down and click on any of the past shows—just click and you are instantly there! Or you, subscribe directly on iTunes: http://ow.ly/QO0oK
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