Friday, May 24, 2013

Author U’s Top Twitter Tips for the Week

Wahoo! You can now order the CDs and DVDs from the Author U 2013 Extravaganza … order yours today! http://ncrsusa.com/cgi-bin/store/main-authoru.html

Authors: don’t trash everything, you just may have a hidden nugget there: “Mistakes are the portals of discovery.” ~James Joyce

Today, Your Guide to Book Publishing will focus on all things that makes books into masterpieces, both on the exterior and interior. Award winning cover and book designer Nick Zelinger is Judith’s guest. 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 shows—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

All the CDs and DVDs from the Author U Extravaganza can now be ordered from the website. You can also order all the handouts from the speaker sessions that were taped. CDs are $8, DVDs $. http://ow.ly/l4mrh
10 Biggest Book Adaptation Flops | PWxyz pwne.ws/13oVucZ

Writing 

Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg have teamed up for a dynamic new series featuring an FBI agent who’s on the hunthttp://t.co/3yDgFBTKx9
Handwritten outlines of famous authors [it's what I do with sticky notes] http://t.co/TaraEFkrfs

Social Media and Marketing Strategies

6 Twitter tips for authors and book marketing and Social Media success. http://ow.ly/l2aSm
3 Ways To Measure ROI For #social #customer Service –http://ow.ly/kYtuz
Google+ Gets Dozens of New Features, and a Big Facelift http://t.co/Fmbw1GS5DJ  
How to Have a Successful Book Giveaway – http://t.co/JgTKiosZtL 

Cool 

This guy is pretty amazing–loved him working with kids with only 4 strings and the ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro. Get a cup of tea or coffee and just listen in. http://ow.ly/l2a4a    
Got kids? Weekend is coming. Here’s over a dozen fun garden projects to do with them this spring/summer. http://ow.ly/lb0mg

Bonus

Last week’s
Your Guide to Book Publishingwas with Judith Briles, who delivered a “how to” pot load of information on strategies for authors to create their GamePlan for themselves and their books. Listen in. http://rsrn.us/youpublish  or you can download directly from the AuthorU.org website.
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