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Twitter–#BookMarketingChat

Rachael Thompson @BadRedheadMedia hosts a fantastic event for writers on Twitter every Wednesday evening from 6-7 p.m. Pacific time. It’s called Book Marketing Chat, and every week she addresses a specific topic to help writers market their books. Last week she

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How to Use Twitter Hashtags to Gain Followers and Build Your Audience

One of Twitter’s advantages compared to other forms of social media is that it’s possible to build a network quickly. But if you don’t want a network with nothing but bots and online marketers, you’ll need to find some real

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How to Use Twitter Effectively without Having to Actually Read Your Twitter Feed

Some people dislike sifting through the Twitter feed, but they still need a social media presence. The good news is you can still use Twitter, just as an offshoot of blogging. And it hardly takes any time. First you’ll need

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One Line Wednesday Reflections

I joined in One Line Wednesday on Twitter for the first time in quite a while last week. But perhaps because of the break, I was really struck by the value of it. Not so much for the marketing value,

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Twitter: Getting Over the Two Thousand Follower Roadblock

You may or may not know this, but being able to follow over two thousand people on Twitter can be a pain. According to Twitter Support “… every user can follow 2000 people total. Once you’ve followed 2,000 users, there

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Twitter–One Line Wednesday

I love one line Wednesday: #1lineWed. It’s become the highlight of my Twitter week. Kiss of Death chooses the theme (@RWAKissofDeath). Every week there’s a new pinned tweet at the top of her Twitter feed. Sometimes it’s an idea, like

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Lessons Learned in a Thousand Tweets

I’ve made my thousandth tweet, so I’m feeling more experienced about Twitter. I thought I’d pass on the things I’ve learned so far. DMs (direct messages): These are really only for someone with whom you have a pre-existing connection on

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