The Author Toolbox: Being Heard on Twitter (Part Two)

The Author Toolbox: Being Heard on Twitter (Part Two)

Now that you’ve got the basics of Twitter covered, here are a few more tools to use as you build your platform. Tool #3: Use trending topics and hashtags to jump into existing conversations. Just like back in the high school lunch room, there are topics that captured everyone’s attention and cross the hypothetical lines between the social groups. Whether it’s the Super Bowl, a big awards show, politics, an eclipse, or the latest stupid

The Author Toolbox: Being Heard on Twitter (Part One)

The Author Toolbox: Being Heard on Twitter (Part One)

Did you ever walk into a crowded lunch room on the first day at a new school and feel a bit overwhelmed by all the people and chattering conversations swirling around you? Almost panic wondering where “your” friends were hiding in the chaos? That’s Twitter with it’s 328 million users worldwide and 70 million active monthly users in the United States. It’s one giant conversation where everyone is talking all at once. But just like