It’s Baloney Day … Top Tweets from #AuthorU Oct 24th week

  Today is National Balogna Day … anyone over 40 probably grew up with baloney sandwiches… yes, this is the day to celebrate that round piece of sandwich meat.

Oscar Mayer

Or do you remainder the Oscar Mayer Weinermobile? … Quick … what was the word on the Weinermobile’s license plate? Answer is at end of post.

Although Oscar Mayer had lots of products … kids knew that it meant baloney … Balogna can be eaten … and it fits with anyone that you think is just full of it…full of baloney, nonsense and hot air.

Don’t forget … if you are in Colorado … The BookCamp is just a few weeks away … get registered on the website.


Today, Your Guide to Book Publishing will focus on deep sales that return big book bucks for Authors. Judith Briles will host Terry Brock as her guest—it’s all about the latest in building your influence and why it matters. 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!

“Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain’t goin’ away.” Elvis Presley


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

#author tip-learn the key elements of branding before you start on your #book cover-listen to podcast.

#Authors-are you using #hashtags everywhere? All #socialmedia? Press releases? Be findable.

Literary agent Katherine Sands shares the inside scoop of how #book agent role is changing. Short video of 4 min.

#author tips:16 Easy Ways to Increase Retweets on #Twitter-charts/research you can use now!

Great list of book awards programs via @AuthorU

#Author smarts:10 words you need to eliminate from your #writing
Social Media and Marketing Strategies

Great list of book awards programs via @AuthorU

Get Mobile Now! LinkedIn: Our Future Is Mobile

Cool and Sometimes Goofy or Unbelievable!

#FacebookIsDown and that means a lot of people are out of connection:

5 fun facts about Tom Hanks

Answer: YUMMY was the magic word!


Bonus:  Last week’s Your Guide to Book Publishing with Judith Briles deep- dove into selling your books in all the different places for authors!—Listen in. or you can download directly from the website.

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