The Ten Twitter Tweets from The Book Shepherd …

Today is National Lazy Day! Get a book and enjoy it!

Tweets are faster than a speeding bird … below are The Book Shepherd’s Top Ten Tweets (@MyBookShepherd) from the past week that you may have missed …


Success & Resources

Latest apps to prevent hackers from getting your passwords for authors podcast   

How to return a Kindle eBook to Amazon, in case you ever want to return a digital book:

John Locke book – How I Sold 1 Million eBooks in 5 now listed at

Words from the savvy and wise Joel Friedlander: AUTHORNOMICS

Social Media & Marketing

The Social Media Minefield: Five factors blocking your success  

How Amazon Grew My Audience By More Than 24,000 Readers in 3 Days

Authors tool kit: Building a Crazy-Dedicated Fanbase via Reader-Centered Book Marketing   

Author Alert: Very good post by Lynn Serafinn on partnering to promote your book.

Authoring & Writing & Speaking

Book agent Donald Maass explains “Writers’ Tools for Character Building”

Report: E-book Prices Fell in 2011; Boomers Don’t Buy the Most Books


Bonus Thursday’s Your Guide to Book Publishing was all about Book Blog Tours and Getting Endorsements with book publicist, Stephanie Barko. Listen in at:  

Next week, Dan Janal will be Judith’s guest … the topic is Publicity and other strategies.

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