Well … my stove decided it was time to take a permanent siesta. New one is in and I’m loving it—now a 5-burner baby! Working with a variety of projects and finishing up a BIG one … plus moving forward with the book cover for my own new book … no sheepie guys on it!
Get registered for the March mini Extravaganza … it’s ALL about marketing. Details here: http://bit.ly/MiniExtravaganza
This is my birthday month… special discounts for Speaking Unplugged—grab them while they last … that is if you want to join me March 22-23 for a workshop that will take you, your book, and your career to another and different platform. Do … not … miss … it. Details are on my personal site, www.TheBookShepherd.com. If you are interested, call me directly to see what you can get as “my gift” to you.
The March AuthorYOU Circles will be held on a Sunday due to my solid already booked Saturday schedule … 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 the Denver area, drop by … it’s the Author Circles brainstorming on from 9 to noon … coffee is on me. Details here: https://www.meetup.com/AuthorYOU/
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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, host Dr. Judith Briles invited Robin Cutler with IngramSpark to join her on what’s new at iIngramSpark and in printing in general — don’t miss listening to podcast.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
Wowsa …How to Make Money on YouTube, According to 3 People Who Do buff.ly/2pblFZH #authors #books #publishing
Spare yourself future headaches with these 9 things to know before self-publishing your book: bit.ly/2R1SanV #amwriting #selfpublishing
📌 this > bit.ly/2tgV6nc Becoming an entrepreneur is a goal of many 9-5’ers but how can you find clients online? This post shares ten essential strategies to help freelancers find their dream clients. #pinitforlater #smm #socialtips
Social Media and Marketing Strategies
Social media is always changing, so it’s crucial for marketers to be on the lookout for the latest social media statistics that could affect their existing strategies. bit.ly/2SLG07y #SMM #socialmedia #socialtips #socialmarketing
How to Create Pre-Launch Buzz for Your Book Right Now by @BadRedheadMedia buff.ly/2PpiooG #PreRelease #PreLaunch #Book #Books #AmWriting Including a timetable (you know how much we writers love timetables).
Good info here: RT @heidicohen: Audience Media Consumption Data: How To Improve Your Marketing https://t.co/MIUDtIOTOi #media #audience https://t.co/Z3BaAihuN5
Writers & Writing
Are you #writing #fiction? Thinking of using a cliffhanger or an open-end? If so, don’t miss this #AuthorU – YourGuide to #Book #Publishing podcast with @MaraPurl and @mybookshepherd: ow.ly/SZ3q30nxfpj #publishing #amwriting
3 Signs It’s Time to Stop Editing That Manuscript writershelpingwriters.net/2019/01/3-sign… via @beccapuglisi
Cool things and OMG moments!
I don’t like this! Big brands plan further price increases for household staples after finding some success doing so last year. on.wsj.com/2I64STq
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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