Home for 12 days and immersed in co-cooking with friends, along with a “let’s eat dinner … than paint! Loved the evening with friends that didn’t mean painting walls—nope, out cam small blank canvases and tubes of paint. We dabbed with our imaginations. Started a classical music class with John. Plus, meeting with two new clients and strategizing the Game Plan moving forward.
How’s your week been?
If you are in Colorado … COME! The next AuthorYOU Circles is slated for SUNDAY, October 14th (I’m out of town on all Saturdays in the month of October). November will be on Saturday, the 3rd. All dates for 2018 at www.Meetup.com/AuthorYou AND, this is where you register to attend. Note—you need to join the Meetup group—it’s a freebie.
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!
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… AND, how’s your week been?
THIS WEEK on Author YOU – Your Guide to Book Publishing, host Dr. Judith Briles andguest Abby Eisenkraft dug into all things taxes for authors and writers … which adds to author and book success. Listen in via the website or via iTunes.
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
Content Creation for Bloggers: 14 Kinds of Shareable Content thebookdesigner.com/2017/05/s…
Overwhelmed with getting started on #Instagram? Try these 5 #blog tips from @SueBZimmerman https://suebzimmerman.com/blog/how-to-start-an-instagram-marketing-plan-5-of-my-most-helpful-blogs/ … #smm
The growth of social commerce: Why it works https://www.adweek.com/digital/the-growth-of-social-commerce-why-it-works-now/ … @SocialProDaily
Success & Resources
- Loved this podcast: Abby Eisenkraft specializes in helping #authors with serious IRS problems and getting them resolved. Definitely good to know—listen in: http://ow.ly/rBiH30lYqcJ #publishing #books #amwriting
- Carolyn Howard-Johnson: Know how to make your fave review into a forever-review, get permission to reprint, excerpt the most glowing 25 words for blurbs, get your book in catalogs! Bookbaby loved it enough to gift it to more than 20,000 of their authors! amazon.com/dp/B01MQCKRF5?…
- 17 ways to use DIY #text effects to create absolutely stunning #graphics! https://about.easil.com/17-ways-to-use-diy-text-effects-to-create-stunning-graphics/ … @SueBZimmerman
Writers & Writing
Cool things and OMG moments!
Love this story: A woman who’s paralyzed from the chest down can now consciously control her ability to walk, researchers say, thanks to a stimulation device in her lower back. Two new studies show that three paralyzed patients can walk again. cnn.it/2pyE16p
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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