Thursday, January 10, 2013

Author Strategies and Top Ten Tweets

What experiences will you carry forward for this New Year?


As Will Rodgers said,“Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” Get Focused, Get a Plan, Get Going … it can be YOUR amazing year.


1. HOT News …  the Broncos playoff game is on Sunday, the 20th … not the day of the Winter BookCamp as some were worried about. Sign up NOW—you can’t afford to miss this full day to set the stage, to tweak what you are currently doing, to add amazing new ideas and strategies—it’s the 6 Must Haves for You and Your Book for 2013.

Attend Author U’s January Winter BookCamp on January 19th. We are excited to kick off the year with a DEEP dive BookCamp that will look at the 6 MUST HAVES to building your authoring and book success … the result is that your business will soar. The date is January 19th and the Early Bird pricing ENDS on next Saturday, the 12th. Here’s the link for that:
http://authoru.org/ai1ec_event/january-bookcamp?instance_id=114


(There is no Dinner and a Program this month.)

2. BONUS, our presenter Amber Ludwig is delivering a FREE one-hour webinar on Tuesday, January 15th at 1 MST and 3 EST. She has been working super hard preparing for what she calls, “An aaaaamazing and truly special training workshop for Denver’s premier Author U.” She will taking the years and years of experience she has in building 6-figure online businesses and just giving it away to the individuals putting their trust on her for this January Business-Building BookCamp. WOW!

Join her for Most Critical Strategies for:
  • Social Media
  • Branding and Message
  • Building a Dedicated and Responsive Following
  • Product Development
  • Website Do’s and Don’ts
  • Content and Blogging

You have absolutely nothing to lose, and only a ton of great business-building strategies to gain. For a sneak preview of what we are going to do the Deep Dive into, CLICK TO RESERVE YOUR spot: 


3. Today, Your Guide to Book Publishing will focus on branding strategies and insider tips on how to soar your presence with author Michelle Marchildon—she went form “nobody” to “major somebody.” Tune in 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://rsrn.us/youpublish. You can also go to the Home page of http://www.AuthorU.org, scroll down and click on any of the past five show—just click and you are instantly there!



Here’s your Top Ten Tweets for the past week …

Tweets are faster than a speeding bird … below are Author U’s Top Ten Tweets from the past week that you may have missed …

 Success & Resources

  • WOW–did you know that the avg book sells only 250 copies? Read the 10 awful truths: http://ht.ly/gyCVx
  • Author Success: Free webinar on Jan 15: 6 Must HAVE Strategies for #author and book success. http://ow.ly/gzTFv
  • Author alert: Don’t Burn Writing Print Books: Never Mind eBooks: Why Print Books Are Here to Stay – http://t.co/OsAUsiWn


Writing

Author alert: Don’t Burn Writing Print Books: Never Mind eBooks: Why Print Books Are Here to Stay – http://t.co/OsAUsiWn

Social Media and Marketing Strategies

  • Savvy tip for authors: 4 Ways to Prepare a Facebook Content Plan for 2013 http://ow.ly/gt3CI
  • 75% of consumers use social medial to find & share info about brands. NEW study shows how to leverage this trend: http://t.co/B8kUvTKh


This Is Cool

Twitter power–look at the Twitter flow that William Shatner started: http://ow.ly/gzV7j

Bonus: Last week’s Your Guide to Book Publishing was with Joanna Penn who revealed an amazing array of marketing and writing strategies for authors in a variety of genres. http://rsrn.us/youpublish  or you can download directly from the AuthorU.org website. This afternoon, Michelle Marchildon will deep dive into branding of self and book. You can link to it off the Home page on the AuthorU.org website.

Don’t forget to fill out “About” on your FB page. It’s what people see! Add your URL there. And make sure that it shows your email to contact you at, not FB’s

Not following Author U on Twitter? Change that and follow: @AuthorU
Not in Author U LinkedIn Group? Join on LinkedIn today.


 

Dr. Judith Briles 
The Book Shepherd - The Author and Publishing Expert

Create. Strategize. Develop. Publish. Achieve.
Chief Visionary Officer: AuthorU.org