AuthorYOU SALONs are TODAY … 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 AuthorYOU Salon a gathering and brainstorming for authors starts at 9 and goes to Noon. 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! Meet me at Casa Quatar—that’s my home! Details are at www.Meetup.com/AuthorYouSalons.
Still recovering from the sudden and devastating hailstorm that wiped out my “everything” in the gardens last weekend. Rain is fine … Hail and Snow now … nope, nope, nope!
John and I slipped into the movies during the week and saw Rocket Man … loved it!
Looking forward to the special webinar we do once each month on the second Tuesday—it’s the NO PITCH session—just info and how-to. This week is all about creating a killer book-teaser and it’s for AuthorYOU VIP members. How do you become one? Simple … Join AuthorYOU … go to https://AuthorYou.org – click on JOIN.
And 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, the topic is: WRITING and writing coach Cynthia Morris, author of the Busy Woman’s Guide to Writing was my guest. Cynthia did an excellent workshop earlier in the month. Loved the variety of tips to get started; to keep going; and how to cross the finish line. Listen in to this podcast with Judith Briles, The Book Shepherd. 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
Maybe this is why visual notetaking is gaining ground: Drawing Is the Fastest, Most Effective Way to Learn, According to New Research via @Inc #contentmarketing #marketing #learning inc.com/jessica-stillm…
When it comes to book sales—key #author tip is that you don’t have to work harder … you need to screw up less. New podcast focusing on #book sales via @MyBookShepherd—Part 1: http://ow.ly/7cOR50ul65H #bookmarketing #publishing #pubtip
When it comes to #book sales, #authors need to know that they can’t be a “book hoarder” … they are a “bookseller”—Part 2 of how to create more book sales on the AuthorU-Your Guide to Book #Publishing #bookmarketingvia @JudithBriles @MyBookShepherd: http://ow.ly/Y29n50urZlO
Indie #Authors: Working with Beta Readers buff.ly/1n2802H @sabsky
Social Media and Marketing Strategies
How to Rank New Content Faster dlvr.it/R60W4f
I get solicited all the time-agree point by point @MyPeacockBooks post is in my head! I review only physical books and from where I have solid info on the #author-no exceptions:
10 Reasons Why #BookBloggers Refuse to Review Indie Books #MPBooks https://mypeacockbooks.wordpress.com/2018/01/20/10-reasons-why-book-bloggers-refuse-to-review-indie-books-mpbooks/
Do you add hashtags to your post–yes-yes-yes … all of them! Now the answer on Pinterest and almost every social platform is yes, uses hashtags. https://t.co/zR3EaikfBR https://t.co/R7EMZTOwlo #pinterest #smm #authors #bookmarketing
Writers & Writing
Amazing first-person insights from a book blogger that every author needs to read. ow.ly/WPvI30oSB7B
The mountain is waiting, So… get on your way!” —Dr. Seuss
Cool things and OMG moments!
Is This A Pit Bull Or A Human? https://www.youtube.com
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