Top Ten Twitter Tweets of August 18, 2016



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Here are your Top Ten Tweets for the past week

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Tweets are faster than a speeding bird … below are Author U’s Top Ten Tweets from the past week that you may have missed …

Success & Resources

  • One Big Mistake Expert Authors Make and Seven Solutions #amwriting

  • 1 Before conducting a large campaign, test your concept, copy and offer and then use the combination that will give you the best response.

  • #Authors: Does the cost of #publishing have to break your wallet? Nope-podcast: #selfpub

  • Are you a researcher? Find out how to easily save references while you browse.…

Social Media and Marketing Strategies

  • 11 Data-Driven Tips to Create Perfect #SocialMedia Posts @simplymeasured

  • 8 Easy Ways to Use Social Media to Market Your Small from @RebekahRadice

  • .#Facebook Tip: Make sure that you brand all your images and include your website address so people know how to find you #authormarketing

  • Adding Visuals To Social Posts: 5 Reasons & tutorials+15 Ideas & Tools #selfpub #IARTG #IAN1

Writers & Writing

Fun and Cool Things to Know or Do


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