WOWSA … it’s the first week of the year and winter blasts have hit much of the U.S. The two things I love, love, love about kissing Winter Solstice is that a few minutes of “daytime” is added each day AND … we are moving toward summertime. A happy dance for me.
But, here’s what’s cool about winter— it’s hunkering downtime. For me, my hunker down is to finish book #36—How to Create a $1,000,000 speech. Where will I be hunkering down? Drum roll—on the balcony deck of my cabin in the Caribbean. Yes, a happy dance with ice tea, water, and sun. My kind of place.
Catch my blog next week … I’m declaring it My Year of the Horse!
TODAY on Author YOU – Your Guide to Book Publishing, host Dr. Judith Briles and Ellen Violette reveal the whys and hows to creating a long running eBook bestseller drive. This sets up for next week’s “not to miss” webinar with Ellen. Lots to share—don’t miss it.
Listen in live from 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://tinyurl.com/AuthorURadio. 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
6 things you need to know to craft a compelling client Twitter strategy. business.twitter.com/en/blog/6-thin…
19 #DigitalMarketing Experts Reveal What Businesses Must Do to Succeed in 2018 bit.ly/2CjE8HZ via @MelonieDodaro #socialmedia #socialmediamarketing
Is Your Business Keeping Up With Digital Marketing Trends? ow.ly/4zla30hxWtt via @Rieva / @AllBusiness_com | Good recommendations!
How to market ebooks to libraries. buff.ly/2z9GppS via @Smashwords #indieauthors #publishing
Success & Resources
- 10 Ways Authors Can Find More Blog Readers –The Book Designer buff.ly/1h6MTdJ
- A brief and compelling author bio can help connect with readers. Here are 9 tips on how to create a killer author bio for your book: bit.ly/2CCKzXn #amwriting#indieauthor
- Do you and your team suffer from Overly Creative Disorder? bit.ly/2yCWjuk #business
Writers & Writing
Buy a cat, stay up late, don’t drink: top 10 writers’ tips on writing | @guardian pw-ne.ws/f7121
Words of the Year | @NewYorker pw-ne.ws/f7120
Cool things and OMG moments!
Amazon’s smart mirror patent teases the future of fashion cnn.it/2EOFR9L
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