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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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How To Twitter: Tips For Newbies

You can’t have a conversation about social media without discussing the power of Twitter. Twitter is all about building a mutual, interactive network, and I can’t stress enough how important it is to cultivate a community on this awesome platform. But figuring out the basics - not to mention how to build and manage an account […]

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1-2-3 Great Automated Twitter Support Tools

I just love it when I log into Twitter and right in the feed find the perfect tweet to retweet (RT) on the spot. But RTing isn’t typically that simple. I usually have to go hunting! The truth is, the busier we get and the more followers we acquire, the more difficult it is to […]

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How To Succeed On Twitter

When I fired up my Twitter account in March 2011, I was a total social media newbie (and still am – do we ever stop learning?) My goal (then and now) was to build a social media platform that would help me get the word out about my novel, Mark of the Loon. I learned […]

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Create Your Own Newsletter With Paper.li

I am honored to share a guest post today written by author and blogger Paul Dorset. With over 55,000 followers, Paul is a successful Twitter marketer worth watching. It’s always nice to get your tweets re-tweeted by someone else, isn’t it? It’s also nice when other people @message you. It makes you feel special. But […]

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