Twitter Decoded: Tips & Tools for Authors - Ruth L. Snyder

Social media is a tool that can be very useful for authors. However, if you don’t know how a tool works or what it does, you may be tempted to discard it. Some people find Twitter very confusing. If you don’t have a Twitter account, or need help moving beyond the basics of setting up an account, Twitter Decoded: Tips & Tools for Authors will help.

Twitter Decoded

Successful writers take responsibility for marketing their own work. This book explains the benefits of Twitter for writers and leads you step by step through the process of setting up an effective account. Using this manual, you’ll learn the lingo, find your way around the Twitter dashboard, and start building relationships with your worldwide audience. You’ll also discover many tips and tricks to engage your audience and build a solid marketing platform in minutes a day. Finally, you’ll learn how to write great tweets, use hashtags, link shorteners and Twitter tools, schedule your tweets, and use tweet templates.


Here is an overview of the content of the book:

  • Chapter 1 – Get to Know Twitter

  • Chapter 2 – Your User Name (Handle)

  • Chapter 3 – Prepare a Profile Picture

  • Chapter 4 – Set up your Twitter Account

  • Chapter 5 – Updating Your Profile

  • Chapter 6 – Your First Tweet

  • Chapter 7 – Following Tweeps (People on Twitter)

  • Chapter 8 – Be Careful

  • Chapter 9 – Crafting Great Tweets

  • Chapter 10 – Building Relationships

  • Chapter 11 – Hashtags

  • Chapter 12 – Link Shorteners

  • Chapter 13 – Three Easy Steps to Creating Great Tweets

  • Chapter 14 – How Often Should You Tweet?

  • Chapter 15 – Tools and Sites to Use with Twitter

  • Chapter 16 – Scheduling Your Tweets

  • Chapter 17 – Notifications, Trends and Mentions

  • Chapter 18 – Smart Topics for Writers to Tweet About

  • Chapter 19 – Tweet Templates for Writers

  • Chapter 20 – Summing it Up


Take advantage of the Kindle Countdown promotion on from September 9-16th. Today you can purchase your Kindle copy for only $0.99. (If you do not live in the United States, you can purchase a digital copy directly from Ruth’s website for $1.29 Canadian.)

Now you can use Twitter to easily and effectively reach your readers! Twitter Decoded: Tips & Tools for Authors is available in both e-book and print format from Amazon.

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