Archives for October 2012

Top 10 Social Media Posts

If you are an author and interested in increasing your visibility to those in the publishing industry, then you need to make social media posts that have an impact on your specific target audience. Here is a Top Ten List of Social Media Posts that had the biggest impact for me over the last 90 days: 10. I posted this quote: “Writing is an occupation in which you have to keep proving your talent to those who have none.” ~ Jules Renard (This … [Read more...]

Book Sales Ideas: Book Kit

I am starting a new series that has one simple goal for authors…SELL BOOKS! After all, you need books sales to survive. I know you love reading and writing, but you need to earn money, because this is your career! Let me offer you a fictitious contract to become an author at Untraditional Publishing. The success plan at UP is this: Author Confidence, which leads to… Author Knowledge, which leads to… Self-Discovery, which leads … [Read more...]

Coco Key Water Resort Review

I have a wife and four children (Ages 15, 13, 12, 11). We were invited to stay at Coco Key Water Resort in Orlando, Florida. Here is an overall review of our experience. Coco Key Staff From the point we checked in, to the moment we checked out, every staff member smiled, greeted us, and asked if we needed anything. It seemed the staff really loved working for Coco Key and took pride in their job. This included the lifeguards at the slides … [Read more...]

500 Quotes About Authors, Books, Publishing: 81-90

I will be listing 500 quotes for you to use on Facebook, Twitter, and other social media sites. We now have 90 of the 500 posted in the UP Authors blogs. “700,000 authors this year are writing books, but I guarantee they cannot write like you.” ~ Ron Knight “His words strike you, each one as if they were pebbles fetched from a fresh brook they live and shine, each in its place.” ~ Ford Madox Ford talking about Ernest Hemingway “Great … [Read more...]