Top Twitter Tips for October 5, 2012


I’m amused, what a spread of “days” today is. From the celebration of Pablo Picasso’s birthday … to yes, let’s tip our hat’s to the techines–it’s National Techie Day … and who hasn’t been in a McDonald’s–it’s founder Ray Kroc’s birthday … and here’s the big smile: it’s Mr. Toad’s day to celebrate!

Yesterday, it was all about niche markets on Your Guide to Book Publishing. It will focus on getting your books into all the nooks and crannies you may not think that book sales can occur. Remember—you can go to the website, scroll down on the Home page and see the last five shows—just click and you are instantly there!

Tomorrow, on Saturday, October 6th,  I will be at the Author U BookCamp, Book Marketing with a Twist is where the action is at— I’ll be speaking on Twitter Strategies with a Twist … and inhaling all the info from the other speakers on book marketing strategies. Info is on the Author U website, Get ‘ye there!

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

ID the perils of being a true crime writer and author podcast.

Author Alert: Got a YA manuscript? Poisoned Pen Press seeks submissions   So does Carolrhoda Books:

8 resources for ebook cover design.

450 Free Audio Books: Download Great Books for Free

A 99-cent sale on Amazon helped propel one author to the top of Self Published Bestsellers List:

RT @susanroane: Giving a speech?  If you want to connect with the audience, speak WITH people individually before you get on stage!


Social Media and Marketing Strategies

The B2B Social Marketing Universe [Infographic]

[INFOGRAPHIC] How to Distribute Content Marketing

Wondering why your FB reach is decreasing this will explain why.

Very Cool! Recommended! #1: Hubble’s Universe: Greatest Discoveries and Latest Images


Bonus:  Yesterday’s Your Guide to Book Publishing was with Brian Jud …it’s the kick off the new webinar series that will follow of inside secrets to niche and speciality book marketing, including how to “negotiate” the deals—if that sounds like you, this podcast is for you!  or you can download directly from the website.Don’t miss it—if you do, download the podcast. You can link to it off the Home page on the website.

Don’t forget to fill out “About” on your FB page. It’s what people see! Add your URL there. And make sure that it shows your email to contact you at, not FB’s

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