It’s many adults favorite day … Halloween. Do you dress up—for work or later, or do you just ignore, nibbling the candy that your co-workers put out …or secretly hope the stuff disappears quickly?
Don’t forget … if you are in Colorado … The #AuthorU BookCamp is TWO weeks away … get registered on the website–discounts disappear tomorrow. There are 30 reasons why you should. BIG ones!
Today, Your Guide to Book Publishing will focus on deep sales that return big book bucks for Authors. Judith Briles will focus on creating a book celebration—whether it’s the launching or ongoing signings/events. 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 http://www.AuthorU.org, scroll down and click on any of the past shows—just click and you are instantly there!
“Branding and images go hand-in-hand. What mental image imprint does your name, your book, create in your buyer’s mind?” 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 tips:16 Easy Ways to Increase Retweets on #Twitter-charts/research you can use now! bit.ly/1fVgWBe
Heidi Cohen roundup on all things in #branding-an #author must do, must have-here’s 30 definitions. http://ow.ly/q7WZ2
What did 20 plus famous #authors say before they died? Here tis: http://ow.ly/q8i1o
#author and #writer tips on smashing through writers block: http://ow.ly/q8k90
Social Media and Marketing Strategies
#author smarts: 10 Simple Ways to Improve Your #Facebook Page Engagement http://t.co/tDT7pKOL0l
Do you know difference between #PR and #Marketing for your #books? They aren’t the same: @HeidiCohen has wise tips that close the gap. http://ow.ly/q85qm
#author tips on courting catalog sales for your #books from @bookgal. http://ow.ly/q8dpA
Everything you need to know about @LinkedIn’s plan to take over your email http://t.co/9wIJHXBi5U [Oh-oh!]
If you want DMs, read: #Twitter Solves The Follow-Back Tango, Enables Direct Messages From All Your Followers http://ow.ly/q8jl9
Cool and Sometimes Goofy or Unbelievable!
Kinda cool–robots, all types, at work and play–lots of #photos. http://ow.ly/q8ftl
Bonus: Last week’s Your Guide to Book Publishing with Judith
Briles deep- dove into why your Klout is critical and how the influence your create within social media now trickles into multiple facets you haven’t thought about. Hot tips and strategies. Listen in. http://ow.ly/q9p9x or you can download directly from the AuthorU.org website.
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If you are looking for FREE author and book coaching … call in to Judith’s Author Monday Mornings at NOON Eastern each Monday. The number is 218-632-9854; Access Code 1239874444 … have your questions ready–there’s a full hour to ask and listen.