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Whether you use it for business, pleasure, or both, Twitter is likely a large part of your social media life. With nearly 650,000,000 users, sending more than half a billion tweets every single day, the Internet’s water cooler is also overflowing with opportunities to attract hordes of new followers ripe for conversion into new customers and fans.

Even if you have a substantial Twitter following (if you’ve got more than 208, you’re beating the average—although it’s worth remembering that six out of ten Twitter accounts have no followers whatsoever), you can attract more—significantly more—by making just a few simple changes to the way you approach Twitter:

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4 thoughts on “How to Build Your Author Twitter Following – Fast!

  • July 29, 2014 at 7:40 pm

    This is an informative post with suggestions for improving an author presence on Twitter. Twitter is becoming my favorite social media site. I retweet notices about writing retreats, workshops and conferences, give a nightly #writetip suggestion for writing improvement, and give a nightly link to my Blogger blog post. @BarbaraMcDWhitt

    • July 29, 2014 at 8:09 pm

      An excellent strategy, Barbara — see you on Twitter!

  • July 29, 2014 at 4:36 pm

    Good info, Shari. Maybe this will get me tweeting though I’ll be kicking and screaming every inch of the way. Seems these days tweeting is a necessary evil just like the cell phone…

    • July 29, 2014 at 8:11 pm

      Here’s the thing — give it a few weeks and if your Google analytics tells you you’ve got referrals coming from Twitter, then it’s worth keeping around, right? If not, put the energy into whatever social media engine IS driving visitors to your website 🙂

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