Top Ten Twitter Tweets of April 06, 2019

Loved the meetings with the authors who are part of my new Mentor program. It’s an intense six-month program I announced at my recent Speaking Unplugged—definitely only for the author who wants to be seriously successful. You will find details under the Services tab.

TODAY is all about Social Media Smarts at the Saturday AuthorYOU gathering here in Denver. Will you be there. Details on the website—come! Check under EVENTS at


If you are in Colorado, the APRIL AuthorYOU SALONs will be held on a Saturday, April 13th perfect for authors located in Colorado—happens in my living room. Coffee and Tea are on me – bring ideas and questions … always—you leave with ideas and answers. If you are in Denver area, drop by … it’s the AuthorYOU Salon a gathering and brainstorming for authors starts at 9 and goes to noon … coffee and tea are on me—you bring your questions and get answers and insights. And you bring a snack to share and new socks that I give to the homeless and those in need. Details and registration HERE:



Friday mornings are the place to be with other authors! I love the Friday coaching that happens early each Friday AM. I always have a “new tip” for the group, then it opens up to “catch up” and “asks”. Become a subscriber so you can get Friday Coaching for less than a weekly glass of wine; for less than a weekly Bacon, Egg & Cheese Biscuit – Combo at Chick-fil-A; for less than 3 movie tickets! ALERT …we do this on Zoom … you need to connect with me. Only $27 a month—limited amount of subscribers allowed. We gather via Zoom at 7 AM. The dress? Totally casual. Get on board –it’s fun and informative … and you get all questions answered. This is for any author anywhere! 

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THIS WEEK on  Author YOU  – Your Guide to Book Publishingthe topic is: Do you know what the changes are in printing and what option is best for you to position your book for buyer pickup and readability? You should–and you will after you listen in to this podcast with Judith Briles, The Book Shepherd, and her guest and social media expert, Melody Jones. This edition is Part I … Part II will unfold next week… You will be doing a happy dance with what you can do with your smartphone. Tune in for the LIVE show 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 are instantly there!  With over 100,000 downloaded podcasts each month from around the world, you are in good company! 



Here are your Top Ten Tweet for the past week 

Tweets are faster than a speeding bird … below are The Book Shepherd’s® Top Ten Tweets from the past week that you may have missed …

Author, Publishing and Resource Success

  • Do you know of a great #author connected to #Colorado in any way—birth, lives, writes in CO, writes about CO? One who has created a #book that has made an impact on society, on the workplace, on you? Nominate to Authors Hall of Fame  #greatbooks #publishing 

  • How to Work 40 Hours in 16.7 via @buffer | Time to get productive!! 🤓 🕒 ✅…

  • Learn what bookstores want from indie authors via @IndieAuthorALLI

 Social Media and Marketing Strategies 

  • Oh-oh—do your #book and #author posts look like a “content mill” on social media. Remember to create them with an “engagement” factor-podcast:   #smm #publishing

  • Instagram’s founders don’t think breaking up Facebook will fix tech’s problems via @Recode | Lots of uncertainty about Zuckerberg’s vision moving forward! 😮📱…



  • How to Create an Effective “One Sheet” for Authors, Speakers, & Entrepreneurs with @JudithBriles #AuthorU #Podcast

Writers & Writing

  • Writing a #book … or noodling one: here are essential tips on How To Focus On Writing Right Now  #authors #amwriting #indieauthor #wednesdaythoughts

  • Verbalize: Strengthen Your Writing With The Power Of Words thx @DamonSuede

  • You may be asking yourself: why not write this book, why not write it now? Get tips to start writing your #novel today.

Cool things and OMG moments!

  • Microsoft partners with BMW to build car systems in ‘smart factories’




Remember … you can listen to over 300+ programs that Author U Founder Judith Briles has created for your book and authoring success: , scroll down and click on any of the past shows—just click and you are instantly there! Or you, subscribe directly on iTunes: 



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