Top Ten Twitter Tweets of January 27, 2018

I’m consistently reminded of how often authors falter at pitching themselves and their books. Know your target audience—the more you niche yourself, the greater the opportunity you have to “own” space. Get your “pitch” down to 15 or fewer words. All you want to do to the listener is to think or say out loud: Tell me more. Then, you can expand. Most authors are motor-mouths—too much info without really creating the “lure” than the “hook” to pull them in. Time to say: No more stumbling and just talking—think about what you want to say to create the “tell me more” situation. My two bits on this Saturday AM.


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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

Success & Resources

  • 4 Ways to Keep Your Brand and Marketing Relevant Amid Fluctuating Cultural Trends 
  • 2018 Will be a Pivotal Year for Facebook’s Video Ambitions via @Digiday | Interesting read! 😎🎬
  • “Book signings are like bathing suits. They look better in our dreams than in the dressing room.” Chap.18 #quotes

Writers & Writing

  • Here are seven ways to take your eye for big screen story ideas and craft them into can’t-miss novel ideas:
  • About your writing and disasters at #BacktoLiteraturecolumn @myshelfdotcom…

Cool things and OMG moments!

Cat fight! Better Bannon than Jong-un.




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