Twitter for the Indie Author by @JoRobinson176

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BIG BIG thank you to wonderful Lit World Interviews Ronovan for posting this on Thursday during my away from the internet week. Thanks Ron! X

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For those of you scribblers just joining Twitter for the very first time, there are a couple of tips and tools to know about that will make your tweeting life a little more fun. First the basics. Once you’ve signed up with Twitter and replaced that old egg with your author photo, it’s time to start socialising. You can only see the tweets of people who you follow, and likewise, only people who follow you will see your tweets. The way to get followers when you’re new to Twitter is to start following others. Search for people to follow by name or by putting things like writer, author, photographer, gardener, or any other thing that you are interested in, and follow away. I don’t follow many Twitter sites that don’t follow me back, but that is up to you. As a newbie this is important though, because when you are…

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2 thoughts on “Twitter for the Indie Author by @JoRobinson176

    Peter Wells aka Countingducks said:
    September 21, 2015 at 12:02 pm

    I’ve been on Twitter for a few years and never got anywhere near succeeding with it. People follow and then drop me within a fortnight, no doubt following a strategy similar to this, and I just find it all a bit clinical or cynical. I’m sure I’m missing something !

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      jorobinson176 responded:
      September 21, 2015 at 12:19 pm

      There are loads of those guys who follow and unfollow. Could be some of them sell the accounts when they’ve built up a big enough following, but it slows down when they see that you have a similar follow to following ratio – they can see that you’re not going to be following unfollowers for long. It’s also fun though – especially when you get to chatting with your 140 characters – it’s lovely and casual.🙂

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