I’m always looking for ways to help other authors as well as help myself. Christopher gives some great tricks for using twitter..

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Since I mentioned that my sales seem related to my Twitter activity, I’ve been asked several times to write about my experience with Twitter, so here goes. I cannot claim to have studied Twitter and admittedly my Twitter knowledge can still be hit and miss, but these are my anecdotal views.

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My main message upfront: It can be hard work but I found it very worthwhile and an important marketing tool.

Reluctantly, I joined twitter about 18 months ago and had humble beginnings. Like an enthusiastic lapdog, I immediately followed everyone who was remotely book related and soon the number of people I was following was 2000. However, Twitter has an in-built barrier and you need to have 1800 people following you before you can follow your 2001st, 2002nd etc. Twitter account.

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Thanks to some friendly help from an author in the know, I learned that justunfollow.com (free software)…

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