Top Ten Twitter Tweets of October 05, 2019

Good Authoring Day to YOU …

Watch for a blog popping soon—an update on all things Book Awards … which to enter and guidelines.

I’m getting ready to launch my newest of Unplugged events: Book Marketing Unplugged in a month. There are a few seats left—is one yours? It’s already half full—and yes, I’m covering how to not lose your mental marbles with social media. Join me in Denver on October 18-19—all details on my website, under the Events tab.

Today, we have an awesome Pinterest Rocks workshop for AuthorYOU in Denver. Pinterest is one of the “power tools” you should be using. One of the “whys” is that it has a very, very long social media shelf life. In other words, it

Don’t forget, for all of you in Colorado who participate in the second Saturday AuthorYOU Salons, the NEW time we start is 8.30 a.m., ending at 11.30 a.m. This was the popular recommendation of the 20 participants who were here last month. The next one is on October 12th.

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 Publishing: the theme is always author, writing, and publishing success. Thursday’s show adds more insights to goose your author and publishing success.

Thursday’s show adds more insights to goose your author and publishing success.

Listen in to this podcast with host Judith Briles, The Book Shepherd, and Jules Marie, who has judged more book competitions than most can imagine! She reveals how to make your book the diamond that sparkles in a judge’s eyes.

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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

  • Three Reasons Why Branding Shouldn’t Make You Lose Your Mind by Guest @CStreetlights via @NaNoProMo and @BadRedheadMediaUsing The Audiobook Service ACX |Self-Published Authors Helping Other Authors

  • Indie authors can release globally all at once, but only if they publish wide because Amazon is not available everywhere”

  • Mainstream thinking says you need to set big goals to be fulfilled in life. This tech CEO disagrees.

 Social Media and Marketing Strategies 

  • How ALL Wildly Successful People Use #SocialMedia for Events #digitalmarketing #socialmediamarketing

  • A pin on Pinterest can have traffic for days, weeks, even years after it was first pinned: #pinteresttips #howtousepinterest #pinterest #pinitforlater #smm

  • The Next Best Thing to Face-To-Face: Facebook Live For Your Business — Learn tips for hosting your next Facebook Live in my LATEST @BofA_Tips post!! 😄 📹 🌟

  • Mega-List of Free Promotional Sites for Self-Published Books… via @EricaVerrillo
    “Live video is more appealing to brand audiences: 80% would rather watch live video from a brand than read a blog, and 82% prefer live video from a brand to social posts.” #instagram #instagramtips #socialmedia #smm

Writers & Writing

  • Want to Write a Cookbook? Don’t Count the Money Just Yet | @nytimes

  • Edith Wharton Will Teach You Everything You Need to Know About Naming Characters | @The_Millions

Cool things and OMG moments!

  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently admitted to employees that the prospect of an Elizabeth Warren presidency could “suck” for the company, according to leaked audio published by The Verge.



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