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45 Ways To Sabotage Your Social Media Success

Author, writer, blogger, book reviewer, editor – whichever “hat” you wear, you’ve probably made a stab at creating an online platform and used social media to get the word out about it. But sometimes we forget that social media is designed for just that – being social. If you haven’t garnered the success you’d hoped, […]

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15 Easy Ways To Increase Your Twitter Engagement

Twitter is a fabulous platform-building tool, when you do it right. And by now, everybody knows that “doing it right” means getting involved in a positive way with your tweeps. Twitter is not a good place for wallflowers, ranters, or the mean-spirited, but it’s the perfect venue for real, sincere conversation. If your one-on-one engagement […]

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How To Use Twitter Lists To Grow Your Blog

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: In my opinion, Twitter is hands-down the best blog-building tool out there, and every blogger should use it. Yes, it means you have to learn a new “thing,” and it’s best to create and follow a strategy to ease the learning curve and maximize your efforts. […]

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10 Tweets You Should Never Send

All types of people hang out on Twitter. You can observe personalities and behaviors that range from embarrassing and narcissistic to generous and sublime. It’s like eavesdropping on a thousand conversations at once. And it’s easy to pick out personalities from a few simple tweets, because true character shines through. Think of that next time […]

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3 Cheers For Twitter Hashtags! Or Not?

Social media experts say it’s a must to add Twitter hashtags to our tweets. Although I include author/writer and blog-specific tags once in a while, I’ve never really gotten into the habit of using them regularly, so I decided to research why they’re important and if they actually do boost my Twitter message mojo. Here’s […]

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