This is my birthday week—did you pick up the free ebook of How to Create a $1,000,000 Speech? … AND, there are 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. Only 5 spots left … you need to call me to grab yours and the special rate.
Get registered for the March 2nd mini Extravaganza … it’s ALL about marketing. Details here: http://bit.ly/MiniExtravaganza
The March AuthorYOU Circles will be held on a Sunday, March 10th 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 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/
How has your week been?
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!
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THIS WEEK on Author YOU – Your Guide to Book Publishing, Do you know how to secure a book review from reviews that count to book stores and libraries? You should–and you will after you listen in to this podcast with Judith Briles, The Book Shepherd and her guest, Victoria Sutherland of Foreword Reviews-the #1 reviewer of independently published books. 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
What I Learned From Being Rejected By Amazon’s Kindle Scout deannacabinian.com/2017/12/08/wha… via Deanna Cabinian
It takes more than a product to build a brand. #launchlife #onlinebusiness #entrepreneur bit.ly/2SgKMdl
“I am still learning.” Michelangelo
Social Media and Marketing Strategies
How to Track and Measure #SocialMedia Success Everything you need to: – See what’s happening with your business online – Edit, tweak or update necessary elements – Track what matters – What to do to improve performance rebekahr.com/2H2QbA7
8 great ideas for creating awesome Instagram Stories #instagram #instagramtips #smm pegfitzpatrick.com/instagram-stor…
Want to see a quick way to publish better books? Here are ten tips for test marketing your material before publication: bit.ly/2UhbNua #bookmarketing
Hot tips for very busy #authors: Get the inside scoop from Robin Cutler, the Director of #IngramSpark on what makes and BREAKS a #book in a book buyer’s decision process. Podcast: http://ow.ly/vuNT30nFDPL #publishing #selfpub
Writers & Writing
This really is the key. You have to notice what you’re curious about and then lean into those aspects of life. goo.gl/rbV4u3 #amwriting #writingtips
“Probably the most common question I hear from writers is “How do I find the time to write?” goo.gl/xJU4cs #amwriting #writing
Cool things and OMG moments!
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®