This week I rolled out my all-new online course: How to Create an Amazon eBook bestseller. These are always limited to group size—loved the energy and the desire to succeed with each of the participants … they will be ready!
Today, it’s the AuthorYOU Salons—a gathering where any question about authoring, publishing, book marketing … you name it is asked and answered. All info is carried on the AuthorYOU Meetup site: https://MeetUp.com/AuthorYOUSalons
And … we got through the nasty frost and snow that landed in the center of Colorado midweek. Sun is out again … hopefully, the fires were dampened.
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 to enhancing your social meda. Jules Marie, who wears dual hats—publicity and social media, joins me for an hour of where and how to distribute press releases. 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
A new study analyses the murky world of fake Amazon reviews | @TheEconomist pwne.ws/2Fdb4s3
3 ways to improve your time management skills dlvr.it/RgG6nn
Hey authors–confused on what to Include on your book’s copyright page? Tips here: blog.bookbaby.com/2019/12/your-b… via @BookBaby Blog #fictionwriting #authors #writingcommunity #novelwriting #selfpublishing #indieauthors #selfpub #writers #amwriting
Social Media and Marketing Strategies
If you are using Twitter … this should get your attention: How to Drive Local Foot Traffic With Twitter Ads dlvr.it/RgG71S #Twitter #bookmarketing #authors #promo
24 awesome tips for anyone looking for websites to distribute publicity and press releases through. New blog via @MyBookShepherd @JudithBriles: http://ow.ly/5kmN50BlNmy
Hey authors: did you know that waiting to ask for help is the biggest budget booboo for self-publishing. Tips via podcast with @JudithBriles @mybookshepherd @FrugalBookPromo. bit.ly/BookPublishing…. #bookmarketing #authors #books #publishing #selfpub
Writers & Writing
If you’re wondering, “How do I start a blog?” this is the guide for you. We break it down into easy-to-understand steps. How to Start a Blog: A Simple, Step-by-Step Guide for Writers via @thewritelife ow.ly/3fVK50BcAQX #WritingCommunity #Blogging #WednesdayMotivation
Discover the @WiseOwlFactory ‘s new series of writing prompts (with benefits!) at the #SharingwithWriters blog. @Tales2Inspire2 @KarenCV #ChildrensAuthors will love it, too. buff.ly/31xBFay
Every good story needs a nice (or not so nice) turn or two to keep it interesting. This week, we explore what happens when a character finds a message that’s not intended for them. hubs.ly/H0vfTyg0
Cool Things, FUN Things & OMG Moments
Robot dogs join US Air Force exercise cnn.it/35l2jXC
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