If you are in Colorado, the first Saturday of MAY, make sure you attend the afternoon program that’s dedicated to enhancing book sales with negotiating and pitching skills. Details are on the AuthorYOU.org website. AuthorYOU SALONs will be held the following Saturday … 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 … coffee and tea are on me—you bring your questions and get answers and insights. 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! Details are at www.Meetup.com/AuthorYouSalons.
If you are in CO … come and support the Aurora Library Bookmobile on Saturday, May11th—nine of our authors have their books for sale … and of course—there’s the store! The address is 170 Abilene St, Aurora—across from the Aurora Town Mall and by Target and David’s Bridal.
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 topic is: all about mistakes and blunders that Newbie authors continue to make. This is Part I or a two-parter. Get savvy, and use this and next week’s podcast as a “refresher”– 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
How can you stop something from throwing you off your game? Check out Tony Robbins’ 90 second rule – and lots of other great advice from him: #mindset #motivation #launchlife bit.ly/2Vr32lP
If you want to set achievable #SocialMedia goals, you need to: – Create High-Level Social Media Objectives – Prioritize Your Objectives – Create a Plan of Action
“It’s easy to be fearful. We can get over that. We can grab at success and we can do it our way.” #CarolynHowardJohnson #FrugalBookPromoQuotes
Social Media and Marketing Strategies
Unfortunately, we weren’t born famous, and the industry doesn’t owe you anything but a chance to put yourself out there and publish your book on Amazon. You got that. Now, what will you do? #indieauthors #authors #writerscommunity #bookmarketing #bookpromo amarketingexpert.com/no-one-born-fa…
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For all #authors—learn the 3 things that you should know about creating your #Pinterest account and what you should be doing today. New Podcast on Your Guide to #Book #Publishing: ow.ly/HTDq50rnvKi
4 Ways to Use Google Tag Manager With Facebook dlvr.it/R3nCX2
Writers & Writing
“How do you write a #memoir that inspires people to travel and widen their horizons but also delves into the truth of human experience?” buff.ly/2PJ2B0Z w/ @Al_Humphreys #TravelTuesday
At the core of any story is change. Your hero is the explanatory mechanism for that change. lttr.ai/BYBH #amwriting #writing
Cool things and OMG moments!
This could be a huge OH-OH: Charging the new Apple Pencil may mess with your car key fob dlvr.it/R2yHmq
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
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