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Yes! You Need to Build a Twitter Following

by Tim Kane I’ve heard folks talk about needing a twitter following of at least 10,000 before agents or editors will consider you. Hogwash. It’s not the number of followers that matters, but the quality. I know this because I’ve … Continue reading

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Link Your Way to Book Promotion

Every writer wants a simple way to promote. After all, if we were tremendous marketers, we probably would be selling cars rather than writing. I know that I prefer to churn out plot and characters over marketing. Give me a … Continue reading

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Four Simple Ways to Promote Your Book

Authors are constantly looking for ways to increase discoverability. How to get readers to find (and ultimately buy) their book. Below are four ways to get your book in front of potential readers. Create a Blog Honestly, you need one. … Continue reading

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Use Hashtags to Promote Your Writing

Are you frustrated with Twitter? You’re linked into an audience of millions, yet no one notices your tweets. That’s because you need to utilize hashtags. It’s what makes Twitter unique. There are no set rules for hashtags. People make them … Continue reading

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The 10 Types of Tweets

Every time I scroll through the Twitterverse, I notice patterns. Certain types of tweets repeat themselves over and over. Collected here are the categories of tweets and their pros and cons. Use them with caution. 1 Status Updates You got … Continue reading

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The 3 Types of Writers

As I stroll through Twitter or scan the blogs I notice there seem to be three key types of writers out there. I’m not ashamed to say I’ve pitched tent in each of these camps in my career. The Meek … Continue reading

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Don’t Be A Snake-Oil Salesman

Writers need to promote themselves. That’s true, but you don’t have to be in people’s faces, all the time. This is what I see, day after day on Twitter: “Download my new book. It’s only 99 cents.” “Hey, check out … Continue reading

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