Top Ten Twitter Tweets of May 05, 2018


This past week was get the grubbies on and roll up the sleeves as I pushed out 50 cubic feet of mulch in the yard. So glad that it is done-done-done. New trees are leafing out, a happy dance for me and it is sunny—now I’m ready to dance off the walls!

The webinar presented by Joan Stewart was a true wowsa. Not only the “why” every author and website needs a legit media kit—but all the essentialhow-tosto make it happen. You have until tomorrow, Sunday, to watch and act: and here’s where to get the “deal”:

Looking forward to video workshop on May 12th, and there are ONLY 6 spots left for the Judith Briles Book Publishing Unplugged 3-day event June 21-23. Is one of them yours?

Looking forward to brainstorming with authors today—it’s Cinco de Mayo at AuthorYOU Circles. Next month’s gathering is on June 2. Get all dates for 2018 at

And, on Saturday, May 12th from 1-4.30 p.m., come and create a Sizzle Reel for you and your book at a special AuthorYOU gathering—details here:


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 … AND, how’s your week been?


THIS WEEK on  Author YOU  – Your Guide to Book Publishing, host Dr. Judith Briles, and Michelle Renee dug into the “how-tos” of creating an author’s website and reveal tools that few authors use to expand their expertise... It all adds to author and book success. Listen in via the website or via iTunes.  

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

Social Media and Marketing Strategies

  • Facebook Tests Out New Video Format to Boost Communal Viewing and Engagement by @adhutchinson via @socialmedia2day | Great!

  • How to Turn Leads into Clients with Modern Email Marketing

  • What Pew Research Center Social Media Stats Mean for Authors

  • 13 Amazing Google Chrome Extensions That’ll Improve Your Marketing #MarketingStrategy

Success & Resources

  • How Do the Most Successful #Entrepreneurs Start Their Day?

1. Get Up An Hour Early

2. Visualize

3. Eat Breakfast

4. Say Buh-Bye t0o THAT One Big Task

5. Motivational Mantra

6. Get Moving

7. Pack Snacks

8. Let go

9. Go To Bed Early

10. Silence What works best for you? #success

  • #GreatBookReviews like this from Michigan Quarterly can be yours at TheNewBookReview. Submission help in the left column.

  • Authors learning from other industries in #WritersontheMove @KarenCV

Writers & Writing

  • Customer Favorites: Top 100 Books Customers’ Best Reviews – #Book #Bestsellers #Amazon #Review

  • “The most.0.000 important part of writing, after the process itself, is to be read, to SHARE.” #TheFrugalBookPromoter

  • Why Having Grit is So Important for Writers … and Three Ways to Improve Yours via @aliventures #amwriting #writingtips

Cool things and OMG moments!

  • To infinity and beyond: On board the “Toy Story”-themed airplane



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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