Author #Hashtags for Twitter

A Helpful Post by Wendy Van Camp.

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Twitter Hashtag

As an author, being on twitter is a great way to attract new readers to your blog and published books.  Developing your twitter feed is an organic process that you should attend to each day.  I personally spend around ten minutes each day going over my list, following back new followers, blocking bots and “follower sales pitches”, and looking over notifications for comments to respond to.  Over the years, my list has grown to thousands of followers and allows me to promote the authors and guest posters that come to my blog as well as drop in the occasional pitch for my books and poetry.

One of the best tools I have as an author using twitter is the use of hashtags.  It is a word preceded by the pound symbol that allows anyone on Twitter to find my post, even if they are not a follower of my twitter…

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About MG WELLS

M.G. Wells is an author, artist, playwright and screenwriter. Encouraged and supported by her colorful grandparents at an early age for her numerous artistic talents, M.G. strives to create a diverse body of work to entertain and inspire. http://amazon.com/author/mgwells https://twitter.com/MG_WELLS http://www.shelfari.com/MGWELLS http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/4492558.M_G_Wells
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2 Responses to Author #Hashtags for Twitter

  1. I have a twitter account but rarely use it because I don’t understand the hashtag thing. Sometime soon I’ll go and follow you.

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