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Something About Me and My Book:
H. Court Young is a geologist, author and publisher with books about water rights and terrorism.

His newest book entitled Orphan Boy, A Love Affair with Mining is the story of his Dad's passion for mining in the Colorado Rocky Mountains.

The story of the Orphan Boy Mine began in the 1880's during Colorado's glory days. The mine was re-opened and operated by a member of "The Greatest Generation" after World War II.

This book tells the story of a man and his love affair with mining. Complete with mining photos, historical mining documents, maps and many stories about this small owner operated mine in the spectacular Colorado Rocky Mountains, this book preserves a unique part of Colorado history and connects three generations together.

The Orphan Boy, A Love Affair with Mining

The story of the Orphan Boy Mine began in the 1880's when the American West was young. These gold rush days were Colorado's Glory Days when a 100,000 people came seeking their fortunes in the mineral rich Colorado Rocky Mountains. Their efforts can still be seen in the many small mine dumps that dot virtually every high peak in the state.

One of these small mines, the Orphan Boy, was re-opened and operated by my Dad, a member of "The Greatest Generation" after World War II. This book tells the story of his "Love Affair with Mining."

These mines, just like the famed Colorado ghost towns, all have a story to tell. This is the story of one such mine and the lives that it impacted.

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Dalliance questions for book clubs and terms for readers by Diana Burg

Diana Burg, author of Dalliance, has developed a series of questions designed for book clubs and a list of terms she used in researching this very special pre-civil war novel. These questions and terms will add to your understanding after reading this historical novel. Dalliance is based on the true story of a divorce trial which kept the United States on the "edge of its seat" before and even during the civil war.

Dalliance, by Diana Burg,… Continue

Posted on June 18, 2009 at 9:19pm

Why You Need a Global Business Model Using Social Media

Social media websites are a modern phenomenon. They have become a force in global marketing. Two sites, and, are part of this revolution. They form an easy to implement, and use business model which you can use to market and sell your product or service.

There are three reasons to use the Twitter and Ning business model to promote and sell your product or service:

Inexpensive to setup – This model is completely free to setup and… Continue

Posted on June 16, 2009 at 5:32pm

The Concept of Social Media

Social media websites evolved from ideas developed in the mid 1990s. introduced the idea of friends on the internet in 1995. People organized and formed ad hoc discussion groups, which became blogs. In less than 10 years the number of blogs on the internet exploded into the hundreds of millions. People with similar ideas, communicating on the internet, are the basis for social networks and social media websites.

Social media is all about people sharing opinions and… Continue

Posted on June 7, 2009 at 6:49pm

Reader's comments re my Twitter & Ning ebook ...

The following comments from readers of my Secrets of Building a Profitable Business Using Twitter and Ning ebook.

"Hey Court, I opened a new Twitter account and started your book. Just what I needed. Great topic for Toastmasters!" Sunny Marie-Brad Hackman, Denver, Colorado

"It's excellent! Very informative." John Morgan, Small Business Owner and Consultant with SCORE

This ebook is excellent as an introduction to how small business… Continue

Posted on June 3, 2009 at 12:12pm

Monetize your Twitter Account ...

I found an interesting Twitter application. It is called TwittAd. To check it out click on the link below:


H. Court Young

Author, speaker, publisher & geologist

Promoting awareness through the written word


Phone: (303) 726-8320

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Posted on May 4, 2009 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

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At 4:38am on July 13, 2009, Freya R said…

Do stop by when you have a moment to check out our free book marketing tool - BookBuzzr. (

BookBuzzr is a page-flipping application that is more suited for marketing books online. BookBuzzr comes with the built-in ability to share your book-extract on over 60 social networking and bookmarking sites such as Facebook, Orkut, MySpace, Digg, Delicious etc.

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At 2:21am on February 28, 2009, Bert Martinez said…
Hello, I'm Bert Martinez, I'm looking to network with success minded authors. If you would like my free report 30 Strategies for Selling More Books just fill out the form below. I look forward to networking with you and if there is anything that I can help you with please do not hesitate to contact me.

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At 6:04am on November 28, 2007, P. M. Morris said…
Many thanks for all the wonderful suggestions. I have decided to take the plunge with my own publishing company and do whatever is necessary to make it a success. I will order the recommended books today. Thanks.
At 9:37pm on July 25, 2007, david b mclaughlin said…
Please help me name my book (if you have not already)!

Vote here:

Thanks in advance,
David B. McLaughlin
At 5:12pm on March 28, 2007, John H. Turner Jr. said…
Hi Court, I put some info on your new site, Thanks. John H. Turner
At 4:28am on March 25, 2007, H. Court Young said…
Thank you John Kremer for mentioning Ning during your recent remarks at the CIPA conference in Denver. Your remarks were inspiring and encouraging and very helpful for all who attended the conference.

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