Good Authoring Day to YOU
Today is a mini-Extravaganza where 7 awesome experts will share tips and strategies for organization, record keeping, taxes, legal help, designing books, products for book marketing, and audiobook savvy. Soooo looking forward to a giant author schmooze fest.
Loving it that there is no new snow forecast this week. I’m so ready for a little sunshine in my neck of the woods. And, getting ready for Speaking Unplugged—attendees from five states plus Canada. It will be a good weekend.
Alert to all of you in Colorado who are VIP AuthorYOU members … the third of the Saturday AuthorYOU Salons of the year is slated for March 14th. It starts at 8.30 a.m., ending at 11.30 a.m. Bring socks—I share these with the homeless … and it’s going to be chilly this winter. Plus, a snack to share with the group.
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: the theme is always author, writing, and publishing success. Thursday’s show adds more insights to goose your author and publishing success.
Listen in to this podcast with host Judith Briles.
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
Attract Your Readers: 4 Steps to Your Author Branding Statement dlvr.it/RQr5hY
Tips: How to Leave Digital Breadcrumbs by Guest @LolaAkinmade trbr.io/pSWwblg
This Is How to Sell Your Book in 20 Seconds by Guest Sharon Goldinger trbr.io/cEmTC4y
Social Media and Marketing Strategies
Love the tips via @JohnKremer on his Hour a Day Book Marketing Plan. Get the nitty-gritty with The Book Shepherd on the AuthorU-Your Guide to Book Publishing podcast. http://bit.ly/BookPublishingPodcast #bookmarketing #authors #publishing #selfpub
A Daily Twitter #SocialMedia Action Plan – Set timer for 15 minutes – Respond to 5 mentions – Interact with 3 customers – Share 1 blog, 1 promo – RT 2 relevant articles – Follow 5 new people – Create an influencer list – Interact daily – Move on to next money-making activity
Is the audio part of your #contentmarketing mix? If not, you may be missing an opportunity to breakthrough! Get this audio content guide to make the business case & beat the competition. #digitalmarketing #voicemarketing heidicohen.com/audio-content/
Writers & Writing
Why Writing Your Truth Is an Effective Marketing Strategy by Guest @JackieCioffa trbr.io/Mo0y19o
5 Mistakes When Writing Flashbacks in Memoir (and Fiction) via @JaneFriedman buff.ly/37YkYWX #writingtips #memoir
Do You Write for Young Adults or Millennials? Then Try Snapchat buff.ly/28SPi7h
Cool Things, FUN Things & OMG Moments
Here’s what coronavirus does to the body on.natgeo.com/2wlwrD7 via @NatGeoScience
Remember … you can listen to over 300+ programs that AuthorYOU 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®