WOW … what a week. So many books heading to printers this week: three indexes to be completed; back book cover writing for clients and today, it’s my annual Author Tea today. I’m cooking and creating goodies galore for happy book buyers. Are you coming?
Colorado authors: The next AuthorYOU Circles is slated for Saturday, November 3rd. All dates for 2018 at www.Meetup.com/AuthorYou AND, this is where you register (meaning join—it’s a freebie) to attend.
AND … next month is Speaking Unplugged …be there! Details on the TheBookShepherd.com website under Events. And COME … participate … it will make a bookselling, money creating a difference—as in HUGE!
Friday mornings are the place to be with other authors! Friday coaching will happen all through SEPTEMBER. 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 SKYPE … you need to connect with me. Only $27 a month—limited amount of subscribers allowed. Two times: 7 AM and Noon Mountain time. The dress? Totally casual. Get on board –it’s fun and informative … and you get all questions answered. We do it via Skype This is for any author anywhere!
Register here: http://bit.ly/FridayCoaching
… AND, how’s your week been?
THIS WEEK on Author YOU – Your Guide to Book Publishing, host Dr. Judith Briles and guest Angela Ackerman (creator of the dozen-plus “how to” writing Thesaurus series) dug into writing techniques that will sparkle your words and soar your imagination and style. Don’t miss listening into to podcast.
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!
Social Media and Marketing Strategies
The 13 Best #SocialMedia Marketing Tips – Structure social campaigns around your business objectives – Use best converting ad copy in your social campaigns – Narrow your targeting to boost engagement and reduce costs – Leverage the power of Live events via @WordStream
7 Ways to Turbocharge Your Ebook Marketing buff.ly/2Q2ZtfR
Are Free Promotions Still Worth It? buff.ly/2LJvaZy via @JFbookman #bookmarketing #indieauthors
Success & Resources
Sell More Books by Giving Away Your Books bookmarketingbestsellers.com/sell-more-book…
Woot … loved the interview I did in Dallas with the awesome Dallas Geeks. All about speaking and selling books-watch: Just completed an interview with the Dallas Geeks! https://www.dallasgeekofficial.com/home/spotlight-sunday-judith-briles
5 Stages of Preparing to Publish: ow.ly/Ffo830m0IRA @bookmarketing #wkb8f
Writers & Writing
“Self-publishing news: The Future of Storytelling” selfpublishingadvice.org/self-publishin… via @IndieAuthorALLI
“Why being prolific does not equal poor quality” buff.ly/2OrUZ5g #writingtips w/ @beprolifiko
Is It Real? 25 Famous Writers on Writer’s Block buff.ly/2R1jQuG via @lithub #WritersBlock #AmWriting #Writers
Cool things and OMG moments!
Wowsa … look what can happen in just seven seconds … https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bGOQZMPGSEw
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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