Wahoo… today is National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day. If you are a chocolate lover … it’s a happy dance … add a few almonds … and you become the star on the dance floor!
Chocolate is a vegetable, made from cocoa beans. Almonds are good for you, as they help to improve your Cholesterol levels. So, bittersweet chocolate with almonds is really, really good for you, right!?
Don’t forget … if you are in Colorado … The BookCamp is next week … we will have chocolate! Don’t miss this, Terry Brock and Gina Carr and a tour de force in social media, positioning, gadgets and gizmos to make your authoring world rock—get registered on the website.
Today, Your Guide to Book Publishing will focus on deep sales that return big book bucks for Authors. Judith Briles will host Amy Collins as her guest—it’s all about pitching to libraries… If your have a children’s book—don’t miss it. Tune in 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 http://togi.us/authoru. You can also go to the Home page of Author U scroll down and click on any of the past shows—just click and you are instantly there!
“Are you living your book dream … or are you living in stuckyville because you can’t stop tweaking, perfecting … procrastinating?” Judith Briles
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
#Author … #Speaker? Read this! How to Pitch Yourself as an Expert to the Media http://t.co/zkQ77Se5kK
#author alert: NEW litagent: Sarah Joy Freese of Wordserve Literary http://t.co/NyylpWorzm Seeks F & NF #books, including Christian works
How #authors can boost your #Klout score when it goes limp-hot info for #books on #authoru. Listen to podcast with #authoru http://ow.ly/q9p9x
Wow-#authors and #books: watch 4 #free webinars from the #Publishing Chicks at Sea. Don’t miss the Trends for 2014! http://ow.ly/q9GCy
The top 20 most retweetable words on #Twitter for #authors and #writers. #authoru Please Retweet http://ow.ly/qaG1b
Social Media and Marketing Strategies
.@MariSmith on why #socialmedia is like running a 5K … good reminder for #authors. http://ow.ly/q8akd
#authors-stuck on ways to promote your #book on #blog? @Heidi Cohen has 23 great ways to kickstart yours. http://ow.ly/q7Zam
#author smarts: How to Create a Stellar Online #Book Tour – http://t.co/8S1HUx1ayn
#author alert: Ten Reasons Your #Book Should Be an E-Book, Too – http://t.co/eaUKv867Nh
Cool and Sometimes Goofy or Unbelievable!
#author treat! How Pumpkin Pies Are Really Made – Have a Happy #Halloween #books http://t.co/pDTn9GK28o
Bonus: Last week’s Your Guide to Book Publishing with Judith Briles deep- dove into creating an event that got people coming and talking about you and your book!—Listen in. http://togi.us/authoru or you can download directly from the AuthorU.org website.
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