Oh my … As you read this, I’m delivering the second day of my annual Book Publishing Unplugged. What fun yesterday was … and illuminating for all. Looking forward to the special one-day event next weekend for NEWBIES to publishing—should I … shouldn’t I. Will readers love my words … will they not? Oh my! If you know anyone who is green to authoring and publishing, encourage them to spend a day with me.
Don’t forget … it’s the annual sizzling hot webinar on Monday with seven us rolling out over 30 hot-hot tips to be used for your success—get registered to attend live or receive replay: ow.ly/hHyz50uAFAP
Two items popping up next month: the AuthorYOU SALONs slated for July will be on the 13th … 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 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.
And the annual BBQ will be on July 6th … just eating, networking, and catching up.
And how has your week been?
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THIS WEEK on Author YOU – Your Guide to Book Publishing, the topic is: Getting your ideas in front of producers via StoryRocket with Ana Benitz, CEO of StoryRocket.com. Loved the variety of tips to get started; to keep going; and how to pitch yourself on paper. 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
Adult Trade, Kids’ Sales Up in First Quarter pwne.ws/2IPteyc
If you meet an author who seems a little distant or stand-offish, chances are that they feel like someone is about to discover that they are just a bag of jangled nerves. lttr.ai/Crgg #writingtips #indieauthors
- Educational 2. Informational 3. Tutorials (how-to’s) 4. Solution based 5. Entertaining 6. Stories 7. Events 8. Behind-the-scenes
- Motivational – Use video, visual, & content to create your perfect mix. https://t.co/Uz5qiQztIh
What type of content should you share on #socialmedia?
Should I Print My Book in Colour or Black and White? bookprintinguk.com/blog/post/colo… via Gavin Sheldrake
Social Media and Marketing Strategies
Influencer Marketing ROI: How To Make Your Results Really Improve via @heidicohen | Measuring ROI remains the top challenge for business owners! 📈 🔍 heidicohen.com/influencer-mar…
What do you think of this digital ad growth? U.S. Online Ad Market Surpasses $100 Billion @StatistaCharts #advertising #digitalmarketing #marketing statista.com/chart/18143/us…
Polish up your social media knowledge: Instagram Creator Accounts: What Marketers Need to Know via @SMExaminer #instagram #socialmedia #instagram socialmediaexaminer.com/instagram-crea…
Hmmm. Seems The Google has a preference for which types of links to use! Discover What Type of Links Does Google Really Prefer? dlvr.it/R6qc8h
Writers & Writing
Are you thinking about writing a #book? Would you like to find a way to get it out of your head and onto paper? Latest podcast via @mybookshepherd and @originalimpulse for how to soar as you begin the writing process: ow.ly/z9Rs50uwbtl #amwriting #authors #publishing
Cool things and OMG moments!
Welcome to ‘Deep Bookstagram,’ where dark, book-based comedy thrives dlvr.it/R6P33C
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