Friday, January 10, 2014

Top Twitter Tweets for Authors during the First Week in January

Brrr … the Polar Vortex has spread across North America, across the Atlantic and created monster
waves off the coast of the United Kingdom.

Stay in. Stay warm. And let your fingers do the walking to open up an    amazing avenue of book marketing ideas and ahas. It’s Author U’s Top Twitter Tweets of the Week time!

Don’t forget to sign up for the January 11th  Brunch & Learn… that’s in TWO DAYS … this month is the perfect time to look at how you are branding yourself … How’s it working for you?… Is it what you really want ?… Does it really reflect your intent? … Expect to be surprised, challenged and enthused.

Tech Tool Box (Instagram—did you know that New York City is the #1 Instagram connected city in U.S.?) and Monday Evening Salon is posted on the website now. Come, learn, have fun … and of course, eat.

Today, Author U – Your Guide to Book Publishing will focus on deep sales that return big book bucks
for Authors. Judith Briles and Casey Demchak will focus on creating your marketing platform, starting
with the “right words” and “message”—don’t miss it. 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  You can also go to the Home page of, 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

Strand Book Store record holiday #book sales: print is definitely not dead!

The 4 Words That Will Get Your Email Opened:

8 steps for #author and #book success-new blog to seed 2014:

5 Key Trends in #Self-Publishing for 2014 for #Authors | PBS Mediashift


How to Overcome Writer’s Block

Social Media and Marketing Strategies

The Secret to Happiness for Marketers

14 Instagram Photojournalists Who Will Open Your Eyes to the World: Instagram has transformed smartphone user…

Indie #eBook #Marketing for #authors: When You Get to the Fork in the Road, You Must Take It.

#authors and #promo: 13 Key Tips for Getting Booked on National TV via @JohnKremer:

Cool and Sometimes Goofy or Unbelievable!

Whoa-monster waves slam coast of England! Can’t you see this image popping up in a future movie!

Bonus:  Last week’s Your Guide to Book Publishing with Judith Briles deep- dove into social media 
strategies authors need–focus on Facebook and Pinterest with Georgia McCabe who knows social 
media inside out—wow, a lot of information flowed within the hour! Listen in. or 
you can download directly from the website under the “On the Air” tab.

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