Top Ten Twitter Tweets of April 14, 2018

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

Social Media and Marketing Strategies

  • OMG—#Amazon is raising hell and throwing #authors and #books under the bus—listen to this podcast pronto: #publishing #pubtip
  • We asked publishing insiders to share book recommendations that they hoped more people would read. Here are 9 of their recommendations:
  • Never underestimate the sex angle when it comes to #publicity for your #book? Podcast:  #iartg #asmsg
  • Hmmm … get this wowsa aha for #book selling—QR codes are back and iphones auto read without downloading any apps-a way to push #author to push sales-podcast:  #iartg #asmsg #publishing

Success & Resources

  • How To Format An Ebook And Print Book With Vellum Makes formatting fun!

  •  Everyone faces tough times and personal emergencies. You can’t prepare for everything, but you can take some positive steps to withstand them.

  • Remember the first time you calculated the cost of devoting yourself fully to the pursuit of your passions?

Writers & Writing

  • “The most important part of writing, after the process itself, is to be read, to SHARE.”

  • Six situations when you don’t NEED to get permission to quote: From #TheFrugalBookPromoter

Cool things and OMG moments!

  • It’s #NationalLibraryWeek. How are you celebrating #NLW18? Let us know. Not sure how? We’ve got 7 great ideas for you:…



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