Top Ten Tweets for week of August 31st

Ha! It’s National Trail Mix Day … I wrote an entire book with Dr. Lynn Hellerstein we  munched through bag after bag of trail mix … See It. Say It. Do It! was the final result.

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


Success & Resources

Wise words from famous

The One Thing Top Gun’s Maverick Knows About Blogging That You (and other authors) Don’t

Social Media

18 Steps To The Perfect LinkedIn Profile for authors and books


Authoring & Writing & Speaking

12 cliches for writers and authors to avoid.

Writing—why your 3rd grade teacher was wrong.

Savvy writing lessons.

Want to improve your author content? 13 Hot Writing Tips To Make You a Better Blogger

Social Media and Marketing Strategies
9 Facebook Marketing Tips From Top Experts

6 Tools to Learn More About Your Twitter Engagement [Excellent list of tools!]

Author Marketing — Facebook mistakes to avoid and why–good info here.

Very Cool!
10 of the Coolest Niche Bookstores From Around the World

This is a hoot: Author NathanBransford saves Monday with The Publishing Process :


Bonus:  Last week’s Your Guide to Book Publishing was all about getting reporters to call you. Listen in at:

Yesterday, the visionary Gary Ryan Blair, The GoalsGuy was Judith’s guest–there’s a reason why the 60% of the Fortune 500 hire him. Amazing tips on author strategies pre- and post- book.

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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