Top Ten Twitter Tweets of December 08, 2018

My “gift” to you …

Loved having so many authors at my home last week—nothing on the agenda but to laugh and schmooze … and of course eat!

Did you grab my latest book, How to Create a $1,000,000 Speech? Only get it if you want to sell truckloads of books. It’s the gift that will keep on giving to you. And, you can only get it on Amazon—I’m back to print-woot!

Colorado authors: COME ON DOWN … The next AuthorYOU Circles is slated for this Saturday, December 8th.  Check it out at AND, this is where you register (meaning join—it’s a freebie) to attend.

beginning in 2019, gatherings will be on the second Saturday of the month. A regular program will pop up on the first Saturday.

Friday mornings are the place to be with other authors! Friday coaching will happen all through December. 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 SKYPE … you need to connect with me. Only $27 a month—limited amount of subscribers allowed. Two times: 7 AM and Noon Mountain time. The dress? Totally casual. Get on board –it’s fun and informative … and you get all questions answered. We do it via Skype This is for any author anywhere! 

Register here: 


 … AND, how’s your week been?


THIS WEEK on  Author YOU  – Your Guide to Book Publishing, host Dr. Judith Briles iBriles invited successful children’s author Lisa Reinicke to join her and reveal the steps to become an outrageously successful author—don’t miss listening to the podcast. 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 #authors trip up when they write and #publishing their #books? Do you have more than 10 toes? Travel through the mistakes and mishaps of a self-correcting #author-podcast:   #selfpub

  • “6 lessons learned and questions for your author journey” #10yearsandcounting

  • Keeping yourself on brand is incredibly helpful not only to attract new attention but also to maintain recognition.…

  • What’s behind a recent rise in books coverage?

Social Media and Marketing Strategies 

  • How Your Business Can Succeed on #SocialMedia 1. Get to know your audience. They’re real people with real problems. Solve them. 2. Share relevant content. 3. Keep your message, tone, and voice consistent. 4. Be genuine in your intentions. 5. Revise, rework, stay agile!

  • The best thing about online business is that it’s just you and a computer… and the worst thing about online business is that it’s just you and a computer. #life #onlinebusiness #entrepreneur

  • Inside the Facebook Membership Accelerator: 10 Essential Ingredients to Building a Membership-Based News Organization via @facebook | Very useful info! ✨📝😊

  • Ingram in Rumored Bid to Buy B&T Retail Arm — I can only hope that this is true–B&T is the pits in paying #authors …

Writers & Writing

  • This month in bad PR pitches from @muckrack #BadPitches #MediaRelations

Cool things and OMG moments!


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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