Whew—what a busy week. Taped two of the podcasts for AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing—do not miss these: Sam Horn dives into all things TED Talks this Thursday and the following week, website designer Michelle Renee digs into wounded websites, makeovers and beginning sites. I love learn new things!
And of course, Mother Nature decided to remind all of us in Colorado that she still had snow in her—throughout Tuesday, it dropped. I’m so done with it.
If you are in Colorado, don’t miss out on not taking advantage of this freebie I do once a month. May 5th will be the next date—you need to sign up and commit early—last month was packed and SOLD OUT. Get all dates for 2018 at www.Meetup.com/AuthorYou
And, on Saturday, May 12th from 1-4.30 p.m., come and create a Sizzle Reel for you and your book at a special AuthorYOU gathering—details here: https://authoru.org/events.html
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! Only $27 a month—limited amount of subscribers allowed. Two times: 7 AM and Noon Mountain time. The dress? Totally casual. This is for any author anywhere!
Register here: http://bit.ly/FridayCoaching
… AND, how’s your week been?
THIS WEEK on Author YOU – Your Guide to Book Publishing, host Dr. Judith Briles and Mike O’Neil dug into the “how-tos” of using LinkedIn for authors and reveal tools that few authors use to expand their expertise. It all adds to author and book success. Listen in via 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 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 weekTweets are faster than a speeding bird … below are The Book Shepherd’s® Top Ten Tweets from the past week that you may have missed …
Social Media and Marketing Strategies
Is there a “best” time for #authors to post on social media? Maybe—it really depends on where the viewers are—get the latest from #smm expert @SocialMediaMelody-podcast: http://ow.ly/Msma30io5NX
Pinterest brings you traffic NOW and LATER. It’s your best spent time for marketing your blog content. 🚕 bit.ly/2oUXAWL #pinteresttips #smm #socialmedia
“Book marketing is so often neglected when one prepares to publish that novel within” goo.gl/uAz7pz #Work #Author #Book
How to Fill Up Your #SocialMedia Calendar [Strategy + Template] – bit.ly/2jl8rUw Step 1: Set Actionable Goals Step 2: Perform Content Brainstorm Step 3: Map Out Content Types Step 4: Create Posting Strategy Step 5: Choose the Right Tools #productivity#entrepreneur
Success & Resources
“A ‘one sheet’ is a 1-page document that you use to address whatever pain your target market has” @JudithBriles goo.gl/pn74H3
Ten Things I’ve Learned from Evaluating Self-Published Books for a Year buff.ly/1lt1YI6@WriterUnboxed
Writers & Writing
Learn how Chris McGoff incorporated fiction into his business book: buff.ly/2qMpjsW
Do Book Back-Covers Really Matter?karencioffiwritingforchildren.com/2017/03/26/do-… #writingtips #bookmarketing
How to Organize a Blog Post While Writing bit.ly/2GT8QKj
Cool things and OMG moments!
18-year-old’s idea to clean up the ocean put to the test. bit.ly/2qWOYzW
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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