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"How to PWN Twitter" at Writer Unboxed

Photo credit: Robert Scoble

Photo credit: Robert Scoble

My latest column is up at Writer Unboxed. I share the secrets of how to become the best Twitterer on Twitter that has ever Twittered.

Twitter allows us to establish relationships with thousands of potential readers every day. There’s a 1:1 ratio of Twitter followers to book buyers, according to a study that probably exists somewhere. You can get followers simply by following lots of people. Unless they’re inhuman monsters, they’ll feel pressured to follow you back. Yeah, this will clog your feed with flame wars and Pinstagrams or whatever, but you’re going to unfollow everybody once you get to 15,000 anyway.

This is probably as good a time as any to ask you to follow me on Twitter, if you're not already.

Hacks for Hacks: How to PWN Twitter