The Easiest Way to Get Votes: Part Eleven

 Well, if you guys have read through this series, you all definitely know how to bring in votes via Twitter. We’ve covered a ton in this series, and it’s time to wrap it up. Tweets are 140 characters after all, so keeping a blog series about Twitter somewhat concise is appropriate, right? To wrap up our series, I’d like to give ten key things that … [Read more...]

The Easiest Way to Get Votes: Part Ten

  At this point in our series, with this being the tenth installment, you guys definitely know how to use Twitter to bring in votes and to build and maintain profiles adequate for doing so. While the tips presented in this series definitely do work (as I have personally used them to bring in over a thousand votes for Sealed, my Book Idea), there … [Read more...]

The Easiest Way to Get Votes: Part Nine

 Now that we know about the importance of tweeting at the right time, let's look at what can be done to make our tweets more interesting. What can we do to make it more likely for people to engage with us in response to our content? Remember looking at books as a kid? How much reading did you actually do when you were five? You probably spent a lot … [Read more...]

The Easiest Way to Get Votes: Part Eight

  While one would think that logically our #MarketingMonday series dealing with bringing in votes via Twitter should now cover what sort of content should be shared in order to draw in interest, I believe that instead we should examine at which times and in what quantities one should share content. It's so important, and it's something that is so … [Read more...]

The Easiest Way to Get Votes: Part Seven

 This week we discuss how you can easily get promotions for your Book Idea in front of thousands or even tens of thousands of people using Twitter. We're going to be discussing getting retweets, and because we've recently reached twenty five thousand followers on Twitter, retweets from us will definitely help you guys. Besides, for now, simple … [Read more...]

The Easiest Way to Get Votes: Part Six

  As I alluded to last week in my post regarding how to actually ask for votes for your Book Idea on Twitter, there is an even faster way to do it than either the simplified version of my method or Wade's equally good method. In fact, once you've set it up, you don't have to do anything at all with regards to asking folks for votes on Twitter! It … [Read more...]

The Easiest Way to Get Votes: Part Five

  By this time in our series, you know how to set up an effective Twitter account, how to bring followers to it, and how to keep yourself from following bad apples. That’s all great, but simply growing a Twitter account isn’t going to get you any votes for your Book Idea unless tons of folks click on the link in your bio and decide to vote. … [Read more...]

The Easiest Way to Get Votes: Part Four

 Hopefully you all have taken advantage of Part Three of this series and have experimented with Tweepi a bit and have just gained tons of great Twitter followers! If you have, you likely have realized the harsh reality of Twitter. No matter how good of people you follow, there will always be those who simply don't want to follow you. It's kind of … [Read more...]

The Easiest Way to Get Votes: Part Three

Last week, as you guys hopefully remember, we looked at how an author can bring in followers to her Twitter account relatively easily via four different but connected means. As a review, we basically stated that the easiest way to gain followers is to follow folks who will be interested in you, your account, or your book and to wait for them to … [Read more...]

The Easiest Way to Get Votes: Part Two

So last week we looked at what you need to do in order to create for yourself a good Twitter account. We saw that your avatar needs to look professional, that your bio should be interesting and as non-generic as possible, that your header should reflect your personality or the mood of your book, that the link you choose to include is extremely … [Read more...]


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