Twitter for Authors by Beth Barany
Social Media Book Marketing Strategies for Shy Writers

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Social media book marketing is key to building your author platform and to selling more books. For many authors, the idea of sharing themselves with the world through Twitter and other social media platforms can be petrifying. But in Twitter for Authors: Social Media Book Marketing Strategies for Shy Writers, you will discover simple ways to connect with your audience and potential readers. In this easy-to-read guide, written by a shy writer, novelist and teacher, Beth Barany, you'll find the confidence and encouragement to step into social media and the how-to steps on what to say, how to find your followers, and how to present yourself in 140 characters or less. With a focus on Twitter, the author takes you through the principles you need to understand to make this medium useful to your writing career. Chapters cover such topics as how to: -- Set up your Twitter profile -- Get comfortable with Twitter -- Craft messages to get your potential readers curious -- Build your network on Twitter -- Use special tools like hashtags and chats -- Get examples of what other writers say on Twitter -- Make best use of your Twitter time -- Use Twitter to build your author career even before you're published Delivered in 20 short chapters, Twitter for Authors: Social Media Book Marketing Strategies for Shy Writers is designed to be read and then acted upon, so you can build your audience and your author brand today.

About Beth Barany

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Author and speaker, Beth Barany is the award-winning author HENRIETTA THE DRAGON SLAYER, a young adult fantasy novel, and book 1 of the Five Kingdom series. A Certified Creativity Coach, Beth Barany is also the bestselling author of The Writer's Adventure Guide: 12 Stages to Writing Your Book, and Overcome Writer's Block. She is now the editor and publisher of the Author Entrepreneurship Magazine, to help authors build and maintain successful careers. Beth speaks to groups and conferences all over the San Francisco Bay Area, across the United States, and internationally. Typically who she works with are dedicated novelists who ready to get their books completed and out into the world. She leads trainings to groups and associations to help authors get it done! On her off hours, Beth enjoys gardening, traveling, capoiera, playing with her two cats, Leo and Kitty, and watching movies with her husband, award-winning and bestselling author and singer/song writer, Ezra Barany. While she speaks fluent French, and has lived in Paris twice, all of her titles are currently in English. More about Beth at
Published November 8, 2013 by BARANY PUBLISHING. 124 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Business & Economics, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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