My Messy Muse- Episode 44- Pinterest 101 for Creatives with Debbie Gonzales
My Messy Muse
Pinterest 101 for Creatives. Did you know that Pinterest is a fantastic tool to grow your author platform and sell books! Learn how to use Pinterest to your advantage as an author. It's not just for finding cool recipes! Part of a series on Building your Author Platform. In this Episode Pinterest expert and children's book author Debbie Gonzales walks us through how to develop our Pinterest accounts for business use and author promotion. Debbie Gonzales is a career educator, curriculum consultant, former school administrator and adjunct professor, a podcaster (The Debcast), and past SCBWI RA for the Austin Chapter. Deb currently devotes her time to writing middle grade novels, crafting teacher guides, helping folks with their on-line marketing platforms, and various other freelance projects. She's the author of six transitional readers for New Zealand publisher, Giltedge, and the non-fiction picture book Girls with Guts: The Road to Breaking Barriers and Bashing Records (Charlesbridge, 2019). Deb serves as a member of the Michigan Reading Association board and earned her MFA in writing for children and young adults from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. Learn more about Deb and her many projects by accessing her websites at www.debbiegonzales.com and www.guidesbydeb.com. Be sure to join the My Messy Muse community on Facebook at www.facebook.com/groups/mymessymuse If you are interested in a school visit with host Michele McAvoy, please visit her website at www.michelemcavoy.com/workwithme Follow host Michele McAvoyTwitter: @michele_mcavoyInstagram: @michelemcavoy
RR_0147 “Girl’s With Guts” Featuring Author Debbie Gonzales
We're joined by author Debbie Gonzales to discuss her book Girls With Guts. Thanks for listening! Like the show? Consider supporting our work by becoming a Patron, shopping our Amazon Link, or sharing it with someone who might enjoy it. You can leave a comment or ask a question here. Click the links for more Jeff or Heather and find Heather's books here.For a small fee we can issue self-study certificates for listening to podcasts.
Author Deb Gonzales discusses the inspiration, creative process, and dedication for her debut picture book, GIRLS WITH GUTS!:THE ROAD TO BREAKING BARRIERS AND BASHING RECORDS. In this episode, she highlights some of the vignettes featured in the book, the passage of Title IX, and impact the tenacious female athletes of the past have had on the educational and sporting opportunities girls engage in today.
089: [Coaching] Building a Community from Your Podcast with Debbie Gonzales
Speaking Your Brand: A Public Speaking Podcast
“My dream is bigger than my fear.” Have you ever felt like that? My guest today, Debbie Gonzales, heard that from a guest she interviewed on her brand new podcast and she said it’s what pushed her forward to launch. In this on-air coaching call, Debbie asks me questions about launching her podcast, including: Creating a community of listeners The magic number for a Facebook group Tips for working with a podcast editor/team Imposter syndrome How I felt when I published my first episode Promotion strategy when launching And more If you are thinking of or in the midst of launching a podcast, you’ll definitely want to listen to this episode as well as episode 87 on Launching a Podcast: What’s Important and What’s Not. About My Guest: Debbie Gonzales is a career educator, curriculum consultant, former school administrator and adjunct professor, and once served as a SCBWI RA for the Austin Chapter. Deb currently devotes her time to writing middle grade novels, crafting teacher guides for new releases and hosting The Debcast, a podcast celebrating the tenacity of the female athlete and authors who have written about them. She's the author of the forthcoming non-fiction picture book Girls with Guts: The Road to Breaking Barriers and Bashing Records (Charlesbridge, 2019). Deb earned her MFA in writing for children and young adults from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. The Speaking Your Brand podcast is hosted by Carol Cox. At Speaking Your Brand, we help women entrepreneurs and professionals create their signature talks and gain more visibility to achieve their goals. Our mission is to get more women in positions of influence and power: on stages, in businesses, on boards, in the media, in politics, and in our communities. Check out our coaching programs and workshops at https://www.speakingyourbrand.com. Links: Show notes at https://www.speakingyourbrand.com/89 Go to www.debbiegonzales.com and/or www.guidesbydeb.com to keep up with Deb and her many projects. Listen to Debbie’s new podcast “The Deb Cast: Books, Buzz, and Girls with Guts”. Join the free Speaking Your Brand community at https://www.speakingyourbrand.com/join/ or text the word SPEAKING to 444-999. Sign up for a Strategy Session at https://www.speakingyourbrand.com/strategy. Ready to create your signature talk and framework? Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or click here to schedule a call. Say hi to me on Instagram and Twitter: @CarolMorganCox. Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts or Google Podcasts and leave a review! Related Podcast Episodes: Episode 85: Pivoting Your Business Model by Asking ‘What Do You Really Want’ with Katie Krimitsos Episode 86: [Coaching] How to Generate Leads From Your Podcast with Stacey Ogden Episode 87: Launching a Podcast: What’s Important and What’s Not