Building Shepherd

By Ben Fox

Follow along as I build the Shepherd book discovery platform (updates every 2 weeks).

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22

issues

#22・

Building Shepherd - Slowly but surely...

2,155 authors have turned in a book list for Shepherd or committed to writing one (amazing as always πŸ˜ƒ). (note - I had the wrong number last week)

 
#21・

Building Shepherd - Back from vacation + hired PT editor!

2,155 authors (I put the wrong number) have turned in a book list for Shepherd or committed to writing one(amazing as always πŸ˜ƒ).

 
#20・

Building Shepherd - Busy 2 weeks + vacation!

1,835 authors have turned in a book list for Shepherd or committed to writing one(amazing as always πŸ˜ƒ).

#19・

Building Shepherd - Preview of search + new front page.

1,754 authors have turned in a book list for Shepherd or committed to writing one(amazing as always πŸ˜ƒ).

 
#18・

Building Shepherd - 1,000 published pages!!! πŸ₯³

1,606 authors have turned in a book list for Shepherd or committed to writing one(amazing πŸ˜ƒ).

#17・

Building Shepherd - Topic Pages, NLP, and computer magic.

1,453 authors have turned in a book list for Shepherd or committed to writing one(amazing πŸ˜ƒ).

 
#16・

Building Shepherd - Short update today...

1,247 authors have turned in a book list for Shepherd or committed to writing one(amazing πŸ˜ƒ).

#15・

Building Shepherd - 2021 + Stats Update

1,095 authors have turned in a book list for Shepherd or committed to writing one(amazing πŸ˜ƒ).

 
#14・

Building Shepherd - 2021 Planning

1,018 authors have turned in a book list for Shepherd or committed to writing one(which is amazing πŸ˜ƒ).

 
#13・

Building Shepherd - New Hires & New Feature!

910 authors have turned in a book list for Shepherd or committed to writing one(which is amazing πŸ˜ƒ).

 
#12・

Building Shepherd - New Hires!

802 authors have turned in a book list for Shepherd (or committed to writing in). Big jump this week as I've increased velocity πŸ˜ƒ.

#11・

Building Shepherd - Related Book Lists Preview

627 authors have turned in a book list for Shepherd (or committed to writing in). This last week was great as authors contacted me after seeing the launch (plus a lot of referrals) πŸ˜ƒ.

 
#10・

Building Shepherd - Special Launch Week Edition :)

559 authors have created a book list for Shepherd (or committed to writing in). I am very thankful for the amazing response πŸ˜ƒ.

#9・

Building Shepherd - Launching On Monday!

524 authors have turned in a book list for Shepherd (or committed to writing in). The response continues to be fantastic πŸ˜ƒ.

 
#8・

Building Shepherd - Launch Preview & Pitch Me A Book Feature

478 authors have now committed to writing a book list for Shepherd (or already turned one in). The response is fantastic πŸ˜ƒ.

 
#7・

Building Shepherd - Launch Date, Data Entry, and Marketing.

417 authors have now committed to writing a book list for Shepherd’s launch (or already turned one in). The response is fantastic πŸ˜ƒ.

 
#6・

Building Shepherd - Launch News, Related Book Lists, and Timeline.

312 authors have now committed to writing a book list for Shepherd’s launch (or already turned one in). The response has been fantastic πŸ˜ƒ.

 
#5・

Building Shepherd - We Just Reached 200 Launch Authors :)

We reached 200 launch authors on Feb 21st! πŸ₯³

 
#4・

Building Shepherd - Progress, Shelves, and Browsing Books

193 authors have now committed to writing a best book list for Shepherd’s launch (or have already turned one in). The response has been amazing πŸ˜ƒ.

 
#3・

Building Shepherd - Relating Book Lists & Other Updates

It has been a fantastic two weeks! 143 authors have now committed to writing a best book list for Shepherd's launch (or have already turned one in).