Good Authoring Day to YOU
Today, it’s time to step up to the plate and support small business—especially bookstores. I love this post from one of news’ legacies, Dan Rather:
It’s Thanksgiving weekend. Gratefulness fills the air from so many in a variety of ways. When God Says NO picked up two more awards this week—From the Best Book Awards for Cover Design and for Spirituality: Inspirational.
Watch for next week, I’ll be having the price of ALL my books via my website as a thank you. A gift for you … a gift that you can share with others.
What are you up to?
My two bits for this Saturday morning.
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
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THIS WEEK on Author YOU – Your Guide to Book Publishing, the theme is always author, writing, and publishing success. Thursday’s show added insights into what’s happening in book printing today. Joining me was Pierce Gaynor with Fixional.com —a terrific way to get your writing to sing! Take advantage of it—just an hour of your time:
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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
What would happen if you did it? What would happen if you believed it? What would happen if you embraced it? What would happen if you made it happen today? Your business doesn’t start because you imagine it. It starts because you say yes.
Looking to freshen up your lead magnets to keep your email list growing? @CoSchedule put together a great list of examples and how to’s! 👏 #EmailMarketing coschedule.com/blog/lead-magn…
Printing of #books has morphed significantly. New types, strategies and methods for #authors. Podcast for the 2021 Printing Guide with @mybookshepherd @JudithBriles @CHGbooks: bit.ly/BookPublishing… #authors #books #fiction #selfpub #bookprinting
Social Media and Marketing Strategies
Using Zoom? Aren’t we all today! Here are some handy features that not everyone knows about that can fire up your next Zoom meeting! Enjoy! qoo.ly/39e5yk
When I was at the Digital Book World in NY one of the speakers brought slides & some fascinating statistics. I learned that very few sales result from ads, but most books, 95% of them, are sold via word of mouth. So- Who Exactly Is Your Target Reader? selfpublishedauthor.com/node/597
What if There Were a Worst-Seller List? | @nytimes pw-ne.ws/fb4a9
Writers & Writing
Does writing things down make a difference? According to neuroscience, yes. Writing things down doesn’t just help you remember, it makes your mind more efficient. The Importance of Writing Your Thoughts Down by @BadRedheadMedia via @Medium buff.ly/369mYNi
Learn when to use steal vs. steel vs. still on with Grammar Rules from the Writer’s Digest editors, including a few examples of correct usages. hubs.li/H0BxZWz0
Do I Need an Author Platform to Be Published? with @IolaGoulton via @BadRedheadMedia ow.ly/9amN50zxmuO #WritingCommunity #WriterWednesday #WednesdayMotivation
Cool Things, FUN Things & OMG Moments
Love this: Riding a unicycle can have a lot of metaphors for living life and being in business. You need balance. You never stop pedaling. You can’t coast on what you did before—too many do! Short video: qoo.ly/38s7bb
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