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July 26, 2012 | No comments yet
The idea of the @’s is that these are people on Twitter who will graciously distribute your information to their lists if you send them the information.
I discovered one such angel quite on accident. His/her name is now @indie_promo This person has a list of over 39,000 and will RT your info if you send it to them.
So a tweet with an @ would look something like this:
“Maggie and Keith have deep wounds from painful childhood experiences” DEEP IN THE HEART http://ow.ly/7bpon #KindleFire @indie_promo
You can also send it directly to them by putting the @ at the beginning of the tweet.
Generally speaking, I try to thank my @’s as much as possible for their help. For awhile (through my free days), I used these people quite often. Since my free days, I have kind of backed off–just not wanting to be annoying. However, they are good as gold so treat them that way.
Also, use these sparingly! Tweeting too many times to the same @ can get you in trouble if that @ is not a Retweeter! Try to establish a relationship with these tweeters first!
Here is a list of some of my @’s:
It is helpful to follow them before you start sending them things and make sure your genre fits what they RT. But this is a great way to broaden your reach on Twitter.
July 24, 2012 | 5 Comments
We have now come to one of the most well-kept “secrets” of really leveraging Twitter. They are called hashtags, and they look like this: #greatbooks #money #hope Basically anything you put a # before until the next space is a hashtag, and they are endless. #MakingMoneyFromHome #TakeYourKidtoWorkDay #TreesAreLovely Some hashtags are shortened to…
July 19, 2012 | No comments yet
Let’s talk a little about the “language barrier” on Twitter. The idea of Twitter is that you can follow a TON of information from different sources if it’s all comprised in 140-characters or less. So you can read the latest about the big fire that’s in the news and something about the temperature…
July 17, 2012 | 2 Comments
Along with Facebook, I resisted Twitter like the plague. Last year at this time, I thought people who tweeted were a little on the crazy side. Well, I guess I’ve joined the crazies because I love Twitter, and it is, by far, my favorite way to market. However, it wasn’t a one-jump to…
July 12, 2012 | No comments yet
In my experience,here is the key benefit of being on Facebook where marketing is concerned: the connections you can make! I have been on email loops of writers almost since such a thing was possible, but they have many cons that Facebook fixes. So today I want to focus on Facebook Groups–groups of…