Thursday, February 28, 2013

Top Author Tweets for Week of February 28th



Oh boy, today is your day to snooze in full view. And, today is the day to do it—it’s National Public Sleeping Day.  A bench in the mall, a slab in the park, a catnap the job, 40 winks in the car (not while driving!), in the sun—take a few winks and enjoy.
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Today,Your Guide to Book Publishingwill focus on creating audio tapes and how to avoid some of the most common, and costly errors. Judith’s guest is Bret Ridgway. 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!
A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one.– Thomas Carlyle
Here’s your Top Ten Tweets for the past week  
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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
Author and ebook alert: Nook’s death spiral and Kindle’s triumph http://t.co/2Ny484yL
How to Make a Book Trailer: 6 Tips http://t.co/Ym9riVBU
“Think Gutenberg, not Zuckerberg”: #Authors-Why ready access to #books is just as important as superfast broadband. http://t.co/6iRXubp1

Writing
What happened to reading, writing and arithmetic? 23% of America is illiterate [infographic] http://t.co/GSlTir8H

Social Media and Marketing Strategies
Authors: Have you Vined yet (6 second video for Twitter)? What’s new: Vine Analytics Already? Tis Free. http://t.co/1bMmq7Nt
Authors and blogs belong together: 7 Tips for Falling in Love with Your Blog All Over Again … http://t.co/jsviaPpV
Author Smarts: Why And How To Use Multimedia To Enhance Your eBooks  http://t.co/O2JJRo1l
Common sense tips for Book and Author Marketing: 25 Ways to Increase Blog Traffic http://ow.ly/hJt53
Authors tips for book promotion and marketing via YouTube http://ow.ly/hKgV7

Cool and Sometimes Goofy
A kick: Ye olde helpdesk for the new thing called a book http://t.co/il8U4slU

Bonus:  Last week’sYour Guide to Book Publishingwas with Georgia McCabe was a wealth of information on creating everything in social media for book launches. Listen in. http://rsrn.us/youpublish  or you can download directly from the AuthorU.org website.
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Dr. Judith Briles 
The Book Shepherd - The Author and Publishing Expert

Create. Strategize. Develop. Publish. Achieve.
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