oooh, today is National No Beard Day … let’s hope so for the ladies … and trust you are lucky too!
Today, Your Guide to Book Publishing will focus on getting your books into the social media channels and finding your crowd including what’s Klout and how can you use 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. Remember—you can go to the AuthorU.org website, scroll down on the Home page and see the last five shows—just click and you are instantly 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
Author Alert: Got a YA manuscript? Poisoned Pen Press seeks submissions http://t.co/4rBqnJzo
Why You Should Self-Publish FIRST: video w/ Literary Agent Michael Larsen http://t.co/2dRIlR7d
Book awards … which one is for you? http://ow.ly/e6uq0
31 Excellent tips for Blog Design Mistakes (& How to Fix Them): http://t.co/tFEKBUzA
For authors and writers: the difference between Art and Craft via bestselling thriller author Barry Eisler. http://ow.ly/ehZLa
Social Media and Marketing Strategies
Infographic: Facebook Hits 1 Billion Members and 140 billion friend connections… http://t.co/uYF45EtB [cool]
Savvy tips for creating a blog from @abstanfield–applies to authors and writers. http://ow.ly/ei0aO
Do free ebook days push ebook sales? Print sales? One author’s journey! http://ow.ly/eiC37
How to Use the Facebook Business Page Post Scheduling Tool http://t.co/2ryXfwak
Sell Your Used Textbooks with Amazon Marketplace http://t.co/gzGNef8R
Bonus: Last week’s Your Guide to Book Publishing was with Judith Briles who revealed strategies and insider tidbits on Twitter marketing and highlighted the how-tos and mistakes to use and avoid. Don’t miss it—http://rsrn.us/youpublish or you can download directly from the AuthorU.org website—just scroll down the Home page and click on the link.
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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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.
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