Top Twitter Tweets for October 11th including Cool link to Celebrate Bond’s Goldfinger!


Oh my, have you or one of your loved one’s landed in an ER? If so, tip your hat to all the emergency room nurses—it’s National Emergency Nurse Day … and to round it out, today is National Your Party Day … celebrate both!                        


Today, Your Guide to Book Publishing will focus on Twitter, Twitter and More Twitter in Marketing Your Book. 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 website, scroll down on the Home page and see the last five shows—just click and you are instantly there!

Next Monday, member Mara Purl will be signing her latest book at the Tattered Cover in Highlands Ranch at 7:30pm.

Yesterday’s Free Marketing Webinar on Book Marketing Strategies was terrific with several hundred on the call. Part II is next week.

Last Saturday’s BookCamp was chalk full of useful information for authors at all levels—not to mention, the food itself got excellent evals. Don’t forget there is a Salon this month—if you want to spark your copy up—be there on the 20th.

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  

Why You Should Self-Publish FIRST: video w/ Literary Agent Michael Larsen

Book awards … which one is for you?  

Writing Smarts

Writer alert: 6 Copywriting Mistakes That Shatter Conversion Rates

Social Media and Marketing Strategies

Savvy author marketing tip: How to write an SEO press release that won’t get rejected.

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

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

What do you think? The Social Era Is More Than Social Media

5 clever PR pitches that caught reporters’ attention from the publicity hound, Joan Stewart.

Very Cool!
Do you want to be a Bond Girl? Here’s a way—Get some Goldfingers to celebrate 007’s golden anniversary



Bonus:  Last week’s Your Guide to Book Publishing was with Brian Jud who revealed strategies and insider tidbits on niche marketing and highlighted the steps he will be going through for Author U’s deep-dive two part webinar for October. Don’t miss it—if you do, download the podcast. was ideal for any author who is using research, dealing with interviews, and especially writing true crime—if that sounds like you, this podcast is for you!  or you can download directly from the website.

This afternoon, Judith Briles will identify key Twitter Strategies to market your book using Twitter, Twitter and more Twitter. 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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  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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