If you are in Colorado, the first Saturday of MAY, make sure you attend the afternoon program that’s dedicated to enhancing book sales with negotiating and pitching skills. Details are on the AuthorYOU.org website. AuthorYOU SALONs will be held the following Saturday … 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 www.Meetup.com/AuthorYouSalons.
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 Pinterest expert Heather Delaccio. 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
Ten reasons why you need to run your writing like a business buff.ly/2MFeFkw by @TheLeighShulman #WritingCommunity #writing #business #AmWriting #ThursdayThoughts #ThursdayMotivation
8 Ways For Authors to Waste Their Money the-digital-reader.com/2017/11/26/8-w… via @thDigitalReader
Savvy tip: RT @bookmarketing: Publishers do it backward. They accept a manuscript, produce the book and then seek a buyer for it. Start with a market need and then find the content to meet it. #bookmarketing
Social Listening – 10 Reasons To Pay More Attention in 2019 trbr.io/PNSaiQS via @krisolin
Social Media and Marketing Strategies
Is your content on course for 2019? success? Check out @Backlinko’s 8-Step Content Strategy For 2019 [Template Included] #contentmarketing #cmworld #digitalmarketing backlinko.com/content-strate…
Get the inside scoop on How to Create Engaging Videos for Social Media from @RebekahRadice #socialmedia #video #contentmarketing rebekahradice.com/create-engagin…
Writers & Writing
A key question for every #author and #writer: are you ready to be energized and get your #book out this year! Essential tips on how to cross the finish line sooner than you expected-podcast: #amwriting #publishing ow.ly/2YfI50qwEqx
How humans and AI switch back and forth from being creative to being critical or making corrections w/ @MarcusduSautoy lttr.ai/AvUP #Creativity #ArtificialIntelligence
#WDBestWebsites As a novelist, editor, and fiction track director for @SFWC, @LiveWriteThrive knows her stuff. Her website, buff.ly/2HscK07 is full of blog posts, tips, and all kinds of great writing advice. #novelwriting #WritingCommunity #writingtips
Cool things and OMG moments!
Does sugar make kids hyper? That’s largely a myth. cnn.it/2XpGwHo
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
The Book Shepherd®