Learn how to broadcast powerful messages with Twitter with this handy guide which just happens to be FREE on the Amazon Kindle store between today (5th August) and Wednesday 7th. If you don't have a Kindle, why not go here and download one of the handy apps for iPhones, iPads and other smart devices. That … Continue reading Broadcasting Powerful Messages with Twitter – now free on the Kindle
And now it's Twitter's turn. I've picked up all the posts I've ever written about Twitter and added them for you in a nice easy list - just pick the one that takes your fancy and give it a spin. You never know what you'll get it, it could be a gem or a dud. … Continue reading Twitter Marketing
A Twitter account is a Twitter account is a Twitter account, but .. not all accounts are made equal and I'd like to make a few suggestions to those of us who already have accounts, as well as those who are thinking about venturing into the twittersphere. They may help to raise your profile as … Continue reading Top 10 Tips for Creating the Perfect Author Twitter Account
By the time this post goes live I'll be part way through the presentation that inspired it. I promised several weeks ago that I'd share with you the very simple scheduling tools I use to try to make my life easier and here they are. You can view the presentation I'm giving at the BusinessXchange … Continue reading Creating a Social Media Schedule
I'm in the middle of a series of weekly (?) posts about how Authors and Writers could use LinkedIn more effectively if they wanted to and tomorrow I'll be putting up a post about the Top Ten Groups for Writers and Authors.You can read the earlier posts on the Marketing for Authors and Writers page. … Continue reading Marketing for Authors & Writers: Social Networking Can Work for Me? Yes it can work for YOU!
I'm going to make a huge assumption here and that is that you are hoping that your writing will eventually pay off in some way and that you aren't doing this just for the love of writing. I could be wrong but writing for the sake of writing, without any sort of recognition of 'success' … Continue reading Please help me to help you get your message and writing to a wider audience
If you're a writer you will almost certainly have a blog and a Twitter account because let's face it, Twitter and blogging were built with writers and authors in mind. Sometimes though it may seem as if you are writing into the wind, with your words drifting off into the distance without catching on anything … Continue reading The Top Ten Lists for Writers and Authors to Follow on Twitter
Why is that common courtesies like 'please' and 'thank-you' seem to be missing from the interactions that take place on the social web. Why do people forget that they are being given compliments through the use of retweets, shares and comments and why, oh why do they not bother to acknowledge the effort that someone else makes on their behalf?
Hashtags provide keywords and meta data in your Tweets. They help to specify exactly the particular subject or context of a Tweet. This means that they can be grouped in a search, so everything to do with a specific subject can be searched for and all the most recent Tweets will be displayed.